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Wake Venue North Devon

Celebration of Life

We at Tawstock Court are truly sorry for your loss. We know that this is a difficult time for you, and we want to help by giving you a place where you can gather with your loved ones to remember and honour the life of the person you’ve lost. We understand how important it is to come together as a family and friends to celebrate the precious memories of their life, and we are offering a tranquil setting that will be exclusively for you and your family.

Tawstock Court - Wedding Venue North Devon
Tawstock Court - Wedding Venue North Devon

About Tawstock Court

Allow our compassionate team to guide you through every aspect of the arrangements. We understand the importance of honouring your loved ones life with a personalised and meaningful occasion. Tawstock Court is a beautiful venue that allows you lots of space both inside and outside to remember your loved one. 

We are located two miles outside of Barnstaple approximately a ten-minute drive from the North Devon Crematorium. We are also 100 metres from the beautiful St Peter’s church at Tawstock. We have plenty of on-site parking for large groups. 

We offer a selection of historic and serene function rooms that are suitable for both intimate and larger celebrations of life. We have the Courtyard Bar and Clutterbuck Bar to provide refreshments. If any of your guests require overnight accommodation we also have 20 ensuite bedrooms available at a discounted rate for wake guests. 

North Devon afternoon tea
Tawstock Court - Wedding Venue North Devon

Food & Drink

We have two bars on-site and these are exclusively yours and are not open to the public during the wake. These can operate as both a paid bar or if you prefer a drinks package we can arrange this. 

We are very flexible with catering options and can accommodate most needs as well as dietary requirements. We do have a number of catering options, that in our experience, provide the perfect food and budget options. Please contact us for more information on food packages

Cream Teas (Unlimited Tea).

Tea and Coffee. Selection of Sandwiches, Selection of Finger Cakes, and Scones with Jam and Cream.

Tea and Coffee. Hot and Cold Buffet (Please contact us for menu options).

North Devon afternoon tea
Tawstock Court - Wedding Venue North Devon


If you would like to use Tawstock Court as the venue for your loved ones’ celebration of life, please contact us at 01271 446333 or fill out the form below. We will respond promptly with additional information.