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September 2012

Monks Yard conference venue19/09/2012

If you are looking for a conference venue in Somerset, the Monk’s Yard is an ideal venue to choose. Our stunning rural setting is far from remote as it is just a short drive from Ilminster, Taunton, or Yeovil and close to both the M5 and the A303.
The Monk’s Yard gets its name from the original Monastery that stood on the site as far back as the 13th Century, combined with its more recent heritage as a working farm. The venue is steeped in history with many of the buildings converted from their original use. This all makes for a Somerset conference venue with a great deal of charm, backed up by our personal, friendly approach to hosting your event.
We have a range of rooms available for conferences, and have an excellent onsite café to provide you with all your conference-catering needs.
Our largest space, My Events Room is perfect for the larger conference. The room is light and airy with a full P.A hearing loop and is ideal for conferences with 100 delegates or more. The room comes with a side room, which is ideal for signing in delegates and providing refreshments.
For boardroom style, smaller conferences, My Sanctuary provides a relaxing atmosphere for your conference venue and is our most popular room. Alternatively, our other room, My Place features high ceilings and comes with its own upstairs break out room, My Place Lounge.
If you are looking for a conference venue in Somerset or the South West, we urge you to get in touch with us and arrange a visit, so that you can see for yourself why The Monk’s Yard is your ideal Somerset Conference Venue, give us a call on 01460 200020 today!

Great Staff17/09/2012

Good Staff


Today’s quick blog post is about the people that make Monks Yard a nice place to work, and to visit!

Without great staff, all the nice surroundings and good food are worthless. Which is why we try our best to always give our customers a pleasant experience when they visit. Be it for the cafe, a corporate event or wedding.


So it was a sad day on Friday as we said goodbye to Charlotte who has been a fantastic member of the team, and always had a cheery smile even on the busiest of days. She has now gone back to university to continue her studies.  Luckily it was also Inga’s birthday so we could all celebrated that with her. Good luck Charlotte and hope to see you again at Christmas!


The next time someone goes above and beyond, whether it’s a friend, boss, colleague or stranger don’t forget to thank them!


Great Staff
Training Venues Taunton13/09/2012

Training Venues Taunton


Have you found us online by searching for 'training venues Taunton?' If so then you have certainly come to the right place and we'll be able to assist you here at Monks Yard. We have the perfect space available within Somerset for you to host your training event which you can rest assured will be in a professional environment.


On our website through the 'My Events' section you'll be able to see a layout of the space we have available for you training event and each room can be re-arranged for how you require it. For your convenience every room we have comes with wireless internet and digital projector capability. Therefore, if you wish to conduct you training event via a power point based presentation then we can easily assist you. Along with those benefits coupled with the fact that all of our rooms are bathed in natural light and affordable prices, we hope you agree that we should be your number one choice as a training venue provide to the local area which includes the following areas -


  • Ilminster
  • Taunton
  • Yeovil
  • Somerset
  • South West


As a result of our fantastic location and excellent quality training rooms we do get booked up quickly throughout the year. If you wish to use our services please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment which you can do via contacting our team on 01460 200020 and we look forward to assisting you further.




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