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We understand that this is a stressful time, that’s why we’re here to help. Here at the Wessex we offer you as much guidance as you need to help plan your wake.

We have dedicated staff on site ready to help you every step of the way, to make sure every detail is taken care of. Should you require any special requests, or access to the facility, please don’t hesitate to call. We offer good value rooms for family and friends travelling from afar.

Funeral Receptions

Our professional and personal team of dedicated staff will make sure your reception is as good as it can possibly be. And we’ll be there, whenever you may need us.

Offering exceptional service and flexible packages we aim to help you and your loved ones through this difficult time.

Why choose The Wessex Hotel?

  • We offer complimentary room hire
  • We have free parking for up to 90 cars
  • Personal coordinator
  • Sympathetic & professional approach
  • Wide choice of function rooms
  • Exceptional service
  • Flexible packages
  • Packages start from £7.50 per person for Cream Tea

Hold your celebration of life at The Wessex Hotel and rest assured that we will take care of all the details. Offering exceptional service and flexible packages, we aim to help you and your loved ones through this difficult time.

Feel free to contact our dedicated team to discuss any details or queries about your wake on 01458 443383.

The Wessex Hotel would like to offer their sincere condolences at this, your time of loss.

Sample Menu

Our most popular option:

  • A selection of fleshly made sandwiches
  • Open finger rolls
  • Homemade quiches
  • Freshly baked sausage rolls
  • Breaded chicken goujons
  • Home baked Victoria sponge
  • Homemade scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream
  • Unlimited tea & coffee


Victoria Sponge Cake