Duke of Cornwall Hotel named as finalist at South West Wedding Awards
30 Jan 2018
The Duke of Cornwall Hotel was has been named one of the South West’s top wedding venues at a prestigious wedding awards ceremony
Friday, 19th January saw some of the South West’s top wedding suppliers and venues gather for the South West Wedding Awards. With professionals from as far afield as west Cornwall, Dorset and Gloucester in attendance, the event aimed to celebrate the achievements of a wide selection of wedding-related services including cake design, floristry and photography.
The iconic Duke of Cornwall Hotel was shortlisted alongside four other venues from across the region - China Fleet Country Club, Tavistock Town Hall, Torquay’s Gorsvenor Hotel and Tregenna Castle – for the title of ‘best town-based wedding venue’. On the night, the top award went to Tregenna Castle Hotel in St Ives.
Wedding coordinator at the Duke of Cornwall, Toni Sharpe, said: ““We are so proud to be finalists for such a prestigious award when faced against tough competition. It’s a credit to the hotel and the dedicated staff who ensure that couples who marry at the Duke receive the highest level of service and award winning food.”
The Duke of Cornwall Hotel is an unmistakable landmark of Plymouth city centre that features classically-designed function spaces such as Hayward Room and grand ballroom. As a licensed venue, it has served as a wedding location for decades.
Toni Sharpe believes that there are a number of qualities that make the Duke of Cornwall Hotel stand out as a wedding venue. “From the warm welcome at reception, to the grand decor and stunning honeymoon suites, the Duke offers a magical wedding day in an iconic location,” she said. “The hotel offers a flexible range of luxury wedding packages, with features that include fine dining, a red carpet entrance and a master of ceremonies to make your big day run smoothly. For a venue with everything you need for an unforgettably magical day, the Duke of Cornwall Hotel is the perfect choice.”