Wakes, funerals & family reception gatherings
It’s such an emotional and intimate time for a family, saying goodbye to a loved one. Our dedicated team has many years of experience hosting funeral and life celebrations and we will ensure that every detail is attended to discreetly and sympathetically. Whether you require an intimate gathering or a grander affair, we have a selection of quiet areas in which to commemorate the gift of life.
We can offer Special Accommodation rates for guests requiring an overnight stay and have ample car parking facilities.
We will endeavour to make the day as easy as possible for you and your guests.
Let us manage the details, while you cherish the memories.
How do I find out more or arrange a viewing?
If you would like to arrange a viewing of the function suites, restaurant, outdooor/garden space or would just like to know more about how we could assist with your event, your most welcome to contact our events team directly.
Call: 01322 625 586
Or send us your enquiry using the 'Find out More' button below.
Alternate Gathering Suites
Our restaurant (pictured above) is only available to hire between the times of 12pm - 5pm. It's suitable for 40 to 100 guests the room is light and airy with natural daylight, internal flexible seating arrangements with a built-in buffet serving station and has its own exit out into the carpark.
The Side Bar Lounge
If you are just looking for a close intimate gathering of between 10 - 20 guests and do not wish to hire a private function room, there is a quiet corner in our main bar with direct access out to the garden patio area. A small hire charge applies to reserve the area privately for your guests.
The Academy Gathering Suites
The Edwards Suite
This suite is comfortable for 30 - 50 guests along with natural daylight making the room bright and airy with views out into the garden.
The Black Prince Suite
This is the larger suite in the Academy able to hold between 50 - 100 guests with flexible layout options for larger gatherings.
Both rooms have air conditioning, and heating controls so whatever the weather we can make sure your guests are comfortable.
Both The Edwards Suite and The Black Prince Suite can be spilt into half with a dividing wall. The halves of each suite will accommodate between 15 - 30 guests comfortably and these can be hired out individually.
Both suites adjoin separately with the Breakout Area which is a communal space in which our function suites meet together. The garden and patio areas are accessible from the Breakout Area.
Alternatively, if your gathering is due to have an extensive turn out you may opt to hire out the whole of the Academy to include; The Black Prince Suite, The Breakout Area and The Edwards Suite. This would give you the flexibility to have seating in one room, A private function bar in the breakout area and your buffet in another room, the Academy layout is very flexible, and a suitable layout can be arranged to suit your requirements.