Archive: 2016

We have been shortlisted!

Tuesday 9th August, 2016|Category: News
Fantastic News! We have been shortlisted for the Devon Chamber of Commerce ‪Awards‬ in the Medium Sized Business of the Year and we are incredibly proud that the wonderful Toni has been shortlisted in the Rising Star Award category. We have everything crossed, but more than anything we are thrilled that Toni has been recognised for her outstanding work. This year’s Devon Chamber Awards ceremony will be held on Friday 16th September at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel. Congratulations to all finalists - to view details click here.

The All Important Guest List

Friday 29th July, 2016|Category: News
Wedding planning should be a stress free process, but let's face it, there will always be bumps along the way and one of the highly charged areas of wedding planning is the mighty guest list! Guest list's should be a simple part of planning a wedding, all you have to do is invite everyone you know and love to come and play a part in your special day, right? Sadly this is wrong for many couples. Putting this list together is always going to take some thought, careful words and rules. What happens when your best friend finds a man and wants him to come but you haven't planned for plus one's. What about your old friend who's wedding you went ...

Styling a Summer Wedding

Friday 22nd July, 2016|Category: News, Seasonal Styling
Choosing to have your summer wedding at The Duke is always going to be a wonderful experience whatever the weather. There are so many options to make your day as beautiful and unique as you, while soaking up the summer sunshine both outside and inside the historic hotel. Photographs are key to any wedding day...and some say one of the most important aspects capturing the memories for years to come. We have a park opposite the hotel which is perfect for group photos and intimate couple shots and we are just a little way from the iconic and beautiful Plymouth Hoe so why not hop on a vintage bus or your choice of transport to take you up there – take ...

MTV Crashes Giveaway!

Thursday 21st July, 2016|Category: News
MTV Crashes returns to Plymouth Hoe on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th July! This year it's back with Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Raleigh Ritchie, Anne-Marie and Jonas Blue on Day 1 while our returning Club MTV line up boasts Afrojack, Example, Sub Focus, Tough Love and R3WIRE & Varski! As a celebration of this amazing event coming back to our great city we are giving away two tickets to Thursday night's show featuring Rudimental and Jess Glynne! There is no better location than our stunning waterfront to enjoy live music and a night out with friends. All you have to do to enter is like our Facebook Page, share the post and comment with ...

Add a Kid for a Quid!

Wednesday 20th July, 2016|Category: News
Explore together this summer with Plymouth Citybus' great value Kid for a Quid ticket! Up to three kids can be added to any fare or concessionary pass, for all journeys throughout Plymouth and East Cornwall throughout July and August. With hundreds of destinations it's a great way to entertain the kids throughout the summer holidays. It couldn't be easier to do - just hop on board and ask the driver for a Kid for a Quid ticket. CityBus have come up with five top tips for your Kid for a Quid ticket this summer! £1 is all you need! Concession passes can add a kid for a quid ticket as well as adult paying fares If you're going again! If you are visiting an attraction ...

Cut me off a Slice

Monday 18th July, 2016|Category: News
“I have never seen such dedication and commitment from a company to ensure a customer receives exactly what they want for their big day! We were given tasters and were able to give a description of what we wanted on our cake while sketches and notes were being taken. I felt totally confident that what they would deliver would make me speechless…and it did! With tears. The cake that was delivered on the day was simply stunning… the talk of the day!! And it tasted beautiful too. Fantastic!” Mrs Hannah Skelley Cut Me Off A Slice, an Ivybridge based cake company, started as a small business venture between two friends with a keen ...

Add a Kid for a Quid!

Sunday 17th July, 2016|Category: News
Explore together this summer with Plymouth Citybus' great value Kid for a Quid ticket! Up to three kids can be added to any fare or concessionary pass, for all journeys throughout Plymouth and East Cornwall throughout July and August. With hundreds of destinations it's a great way to entertain the kids throughout the summer holidays. It couldn't be easier to do - just hop on board and ask the driver for a Kid for a Quid ticket. CityBus have come up with five top tips for your Kid for a Quid ticket this summer! £1 is all you need! Concession passes can add a kid for a quid ticket as well as adult paying ...

Prepare to fall in love with Devon!

Friday 15th July, 2016|Category: News
How blessed are we to live in such a stunning region? Plymouth is perfectly nestled right in the heart of Devon and Cornwall, and as the UK's greenest city we have so much to celebrate that is right on our doorstep. This guide of all things good is for our lovely visiting guests to make the most of their time in the South West and for lucky residents who may have forgotten a hidden gem... Let's start with what is right on our doorstep.... Britain's Ocean City! Look around and you will soon start to see the beauty in our stunning city and fabulous waterfront. Did you know that Plymouth is the greenest city in the UK with 40% of the city being green ...

We want to celebrate being a part of your big day!

Wednesday 13th July, 2016|Category: News
Weddings have been a part of The Duke's story from the beginnings, with couples returning year after year to celebrate their 40th, 50th and even 60th Wedding Anniversaries in the place they started married life together. We are now asking all couples to return for a photo shoot and to share their story this September. Plymouth's first luxury hotel has been developing year on year and now we would like to celebrate all of the couples who met, made their vows and celebrated their evening reception in our historic building. Toni Sharpe, Wedding Coordinator said: "We want to do a photo shoot of past Brides and Grooms to celebrate all couples ...
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