Category: Seasonal Styling

Bright Ideas for a Summer Wedding

Wednesday 31st July, 2019|Category: News, Seasonal Styling
Above images: Liberty Pearl Photography, Jay Stone Photography, The Lucky Sixpence Summer is a season synonymous with weddings. Sunshine, stunning flowers and simply superb colour schemes are just some of the things that come to mind when you imagine this time of year. It is certainly clear to see why this is a popular choice amongst couples. Using data from the Office of National Statistics, Tina Reading, Editor of Ultimate Wedding Magazine found that July and August were by far the most popular months to get married. Choosing to hold your summer wedding at The Duke is always going to be a wonderful experience whatever the weather. There are so many options to make ...

Sensational Spring Styling

Friday 29th March, 2019|Category: News, Seasonal Styling
For a Spring Wedding, think floral, pastels and everything pretty! Spring is synonymous with lighter evenings, an array of stunning flowers and new life– what a wonderful time to say I do! Spring can often provide the best of the British weather making it the perfect time to tie the knot! For those of you planning a Spring Wedding, congratulations! We hope this blog provides you with some inspiration and ideas for your big day. A Wedding at The Duke is simply stunning in any month. We enjoy celebrating the seasons and believe there is something magical about Spring. The morning dew on the grass as you arrive to get ready in one of our luxury bridal suites, the ...

Wonderful Winter Weddings

Thursday 19th January, 2017|Category: News, Seasonal Styling
We wanted to brighten your January with some fabulous ideas for the perfect winter wedding. Over the festive season many couples get engaged, after all “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”! Firstly, congratulations if this is you, what a journey you are about to begin…! Christmas is such a magical, romantic time that as well as proposals, many couples choose to get hitched in the holidays. Winter Weddings offer many advantages as mentioned in our ‘Styling an Autumn Wedding’ blog including a greater choice of suppliers, who may be fully booked in the summer months and offer more flexibility out of the peak wedding season. We think the Duke provides the perfect backdrop for a winter ...

Embrace Autumn Weddings

Friday 14th October, 2016|Category: News, Seasonal Styling
Autumn conjures up images of being sat indoors by a warm fire, whilst outside the leaves are turning from green to red and are beginning to fall off the trees. The Duke looks stunning in any season, especially in Autumn where there are an array of exquisite colour palettes in rustic orange, copper, gold, red and yellow jewel tones which accentuates its decor. This teamed with lanterns and fairy lights creates a truly magical atmosphere. We thought we’d share some Autumn ideas to inspire your big day… Cascading flowers become the star of the show and create stunning natural centrepieces alongside round wooden logs, red apples, pears and berries. Asking your florist for leafy, wild looking bouquets with flowers ...

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 ...

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