Committed to providing you with an excellent and dignified service

The Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel has many years of experience in sympathetically arranging funeral teas during this difficult time.  Our management and staff will help to ensure that all arrangements are made with ease and due reverence to the occasion.

On the day our managers and staff will be attentive, yet unobtrusive and will deliver a discreet and professional service.

Whether you wish your event to be known as a Traditional Funeral Wake, or a Celebration of Life which is becoming more popular, we have the space, ambience and professionalism to allow the guests to grieve privately or talk together to share happy memories of the person that has passed.

If you wish to add personal touches on the day, such as a Memory Tree, photographs or a Memory Book, please feel free to drop it off to us in advance.

To assist in the planning of the occasion we have two Funeral tea options. However, should you require anything additional or different then please do just ask.

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For a call back to sympathetically discuss your requirements please email: with your contact details & preferred dates and we will call you back within 24 hours to discuss further arrangements  

A formal Tea or an informal buffet?

Whether you decide on a formal Funeral Tea or an informal Buffet in one of our suites or our enclosed gardens you can be sure of a memorable send off for your loved one.  Below are some suggestions to help you plan the event.

The Funeral Buffet selection allows for plenty of conversation and movement around the room and gardens.  An assortment of Sa

Our Traditional Funeral Tea is a little more formal but your room will be large enough to meet and greet everyone before, after and during their sit down Afternoon Tea. 

Tea & Coffee will be unlimited in supply, however, you may wish to greet your guests with an arrival drink or make a toast.


Funeral, 18th November 2022

"We would like to thank all the staff and management at the plough and Harrow Hotel for all the extra effort dispensed on our behalf to make our family meet together as enjoyable and comfortable as possible considering it was a sad day for us all.  Once again many thanks for your hospitality and support"

Mr Barrington Smith  18th November 2022