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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 three 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  

Whether you decide on a formal Funeral Tea or an informal Buffet or BBQ in 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 Sandwiched are served with your choice of 5 other savory / sweet items.  

A BBQ also allows for plenty of freedom of movement outside and will include your choice of meats with a selection of salads and sweet treats.

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.  It will consist of a selection of sandwiches, Freshly baked Scones,  preserves and clotted cream, an assortment of savoury tartlets, Hot Sausage Rolls and a variety of tempting sweet treats.

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