Funeral reception venues

Amanda-Louise Funeral Services
January 3, 2024

We often get asked for recommendations for venues to host a funeral reception, wake or celebration of life in Taunton, Wellington and surrounding areas.

There are many venues, from hotels, restaurants and pubs to local clubs, and community venues that cater for intimate family gatherings through to larger groups. Here is a list to help you find one. (We are happy to add to our list if you have had great experience somewhere locally - just let us know by emailing, thank you)

Funeral Reception Venues near Taunton Deane Crematorium

The Castle Hotel in Taunton is an ideal venue to hold an elegant funeral wake
The World's End - This charming pub restaurant is fairly close to Taunton Crematorium, making it an ideal venue choice for funeral reception
Sheppey's Cider - Short drive from Taunton Crematorium is this wonderful venue that can cater for all your funeral reception needs
Meryan House Hotel -A popular choice of this hotel close to the crematorium, providing comfortably surroundings and food
The Allerford Inn - A short drive away is this pub that welcomes families who want to pay tribute to a loved one
Rumwell Farm Shop & Cafe - Short drive is this farm shop and cafe that cater for events. Plenty of parking
Taunton Racecourse - Not just a racecourse, but also business centre providing event space and catering for all needs. A drive away from Taunton Crematorium, with plenty of parking.

If you need support planning a funeral please do not hesitate in getting in touch with Amanda-Louise Funeral Director Services on telephone 07879-220046 or email at
Amanda-Louise Funeral Services
Amanda-Louise Funeral Directors 3 Blenheim Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5PY (by appointment only)
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