Welcome to Monks Yard
Your friendly local cafe, business, photograhy, wedding and party venue.
Eat. Work. Meet. Relax. Chat. Greet.

 

MEET US

The Monks Yard is a family run business – starting out at Horton Cross farm and moving into our new home at Horton Manor with the farm itself having been in our family for three generations. It’s vision, ethos and branding are owned wholly by the Osborne/Holling family

Andrew Osborne

Andrew Osborne

Director Monks Yard LTD

Andrew is the man behind the vision of Monks Yard, a high quality Somerset conference centre and business venue. He was responsible for running the dairy farm on the old site, having taking it over from his father. Now spending his time with MY Community projects and conferencing.

Marilyn Osborne

Marilyn Osborne

Director Monks Yard LTD

Also involved in the running of the old dairy farm alongside Andrew for many years, today Marilyn ensures our conference delegates and business clients are well looked after on our new site.

Rebecca Holling

Rebecca Holling

Director Monks Yard LTD

The daughter of Andrew and Marilyn. She now looks after the accounts and helps ensure the cafe and conferencing runs smoothly whilst also looking after the newest (6month old) member of the team!

Dean Holling

Dean Holling

Director Monks Yard LTD

Oversaw the change for Horton Manor site from computer software company to its new role as home to Monks Yard LTD.  Now looking after the day to day running of the site, PR and marketing.

Gina White

Gina Morgan (Nee White)

Finance & Bookings Administrator

Gina is our full time finance and bookings administrator, she will usually be your point of contact when emailing or when called Monks Yard (01460 200020)

Carol Read

Carol Read

Cafe Manager

Carol is our MY Eating Place cafe manager and ensures the smooth running of the cafe and catering teams. She is very often front of house and is there to help should you have any enquiries (01460 259286)

Nicky O

Nicky O’Nions

Catering Team

Nicky works part time in the kitchen as one of our chefs alongside Ethan or as cover.

Ethan Parker

Catering team

Ethan heads up our catering team and also looks after our menus and event catering.

Lisa Osborne

Conferencing & Community Team/Baby Basics coordinator

Lisa is Andrew & Marilyns daughter. She helps out with conference set up and special events. She is also involved with MY Community and works with Liz to promote community events. Lisa is also our Baby Basics coordinator.

Liz Tozer

Liz Tozer

MY Community Team/Trust Admin

Liz is the Monks Yard Trust administrator, and also works with Lisa on ‘MY Community’. She helps coordinate Church and charity events.

Jane Marsh

Jane Marsh

Cafe Team

Jane works part time in the Cafe on Monday and Wednesday, she also helps out during busy periods.

Jenny Barnes

Jenny Barnes

Cafe Team

Jenny is a long term friend of the family and we are so lucky to have her in our cafe!

Sarah Masterman

Cafe Team

Sarah is always smiling, a real asset to the cafe team!

Sue Mosley

Bookings Administrator

Sue covers Gina when she on leave, and every Wednesday (01460 200020)

Bernie Riley

Bernie Riley

Cafe Team

Bernie is a part time member of the cafe team and also helps out during busy times.

Sandra Partridge

Cafe Team

Sandra has been in New Zealand but is now back as our star baker!

 

Helena Baker

Cafe Team

Front of house, on Sunday’s

Lani Crocker

Cafe Team

Helping in the cafe over the summer!

Lucy Lee

Cafe Team

Sunday front of house with Helena

 

 

Beth Young

Cafe Team

Helping out in the cafe over the summer.

 

 

Amy Willets

Cafe Team

Amy is the newest addition to our cafe team,wecome Amy!

 

 

Jacqui Ebdon

Cafe Team

Jacqui is very often front of house with Carol, and also always smiling!