South Hams

South Hams author shares an evocative historical fantasy set on Dartmoor

Authored by Sarah Parker

Dartmoor, a mystical and magical place, is home to a pastoral people called The Moorlanders, who seek to defend their ancient homeland against a tyrannical sorcerer intent on claiming the Moor to extract its minerals.

To save both their way of life and themselves, the Moorlanders must suppress their peaceful natures and do battle. Caradoc, a young, courageous Moorlander,...

New PlymClean MD Amanda Barnes (right) with former directors Stuart and Gail May

Devon Cleaning South Hams bucks the downturn by expanding into Plymouth during lockdown

Authored by sharon goble

As the impact of social-distancing and lockdown threatens the viability of many South West businesses, an established Devon cleaning company - whose inspirational owner literally started from nothing - has bucked the trend by taking over a family-run cleaning business in Plymouth and taking on more staff.

Entrepreneur Amanda Barnes, who runs Devon Cleaning South Hams and its sister...

South Hams school children raise more than £2,000 for NSPCC with Rock Star fundraiser

Authored by Mary

Primary school children from the South Hams have raised more than £2,000 for the NSPCC by taking part in a special rock star themed fundraising event.

Woodlands Park Primary School in Ivybridge arranged the fundraiser for the children’s charity following a visit by the NSPCC’s Schools Service team, which delivered its ‘Speak out. Stay safe’ programme to the children.

The...

Kitley's exclusive wedding showcase

We are really excited to be showcasing Kitley House Hotel to wedding couples on Saturday 18th January 2020 at midday.

If you are looking for the perfect place for your special day, this event is not to be missed.

Our wedding venue, which recently won Gold in the Devon Tourism Awards, will be dressed for you to experience its full potential and some of our preferred suppliers will be on hand to give advice and inspiration to achieve your desired look for your wedding day.

Ask our experienced team questions about the hotel, your special requirements and our exclusive-...

Kitley House Hotel is 2x finalist in 2019 Devon Tourism Awards

Authored by sharon goble

2019 has been an award-winning year for Kitley House at Yealmpton and the hotel is now in the running for Gold in this year’s Devon Tourism Awards – in not one but two categories.

Following a meeting of the judging panel last week, Kitley is through to the finals in Wedding Venue of the Year and Business Events Venue of the Year. The Devon Tourism Awards are now in their 10th year and...

Kitley's Wedding Showcase

Kitley House Hotel, a finalist in the 2019 Devon Tourism Awards as Best Wedding Venue, is opening its doors to wedding couples for a special winter wedding event showcasing the hotel in all its splendour.

The hotel will be dressed for you to experience its full potential as a magical wedding venue, and some of Kitley's preferred suppliers will be on hand to inspire the look for your perfect day.

Ask our experienced team questions about the hotel, your special requirements and our exclusive-use options. You can also discuss our new intimate weddings offering and...

Kitley House Hotel named Hidden Gem 2019 in international LUX awards

Authored by sharon goble

Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant, near Plymouth, has been awarded the accolade of 'Hidden Gem of the Year' by LUX Life Magazine in this year’s prestigious Hotel & Spa Awards, which recognise the best of the best in the luxury hospitality industry worldwide.

LUX Life Magazine features those who work tirelessly to provide the best guest services and create peaceful and...

Spring Wedding Fair at Kitley House Hotel

Looking for the perfect place to say "I do"? Kitley House Hotel at Yealmpton near Plymouth is holding a Wedding Fair on Sunday 28th April from 1pm – 4pm.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and talk to exhibitors covering a range of wedding services including dresses, cars, cakes, flowers, decorations and much, much more.

Wedding Coordinator, Julie, will be on hand to talk you through Kitley’s range of packages to create a day that’s perfect for you.

Pop the date in your diary to sample a taste of your dream wedding at this beautiful, exclusive-use venue in the South...

Kitley’s cuisine goes from strength to strength with the award of an AA Rosette

Authored by sharon goble

Kitley House Hotel in South Devon has been awarded One AA Rosette in recognition of the high standard of its food. The award comes hot on the heels of the appointment of a new Head Chef, Ben Davies, and a revamped menu focused on high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients.

Only about 10% of UK restaurants are of a standard worthy of One Rosette and above. The award signifies a...

Kitley’s Wedding Fair lights up the night

Authored by sharon goble

An evening Wedding Fair at Kitley House Hotel drew “wows” from the crowd as a firework finale lit up the lake and extensive grounds of the historic country estate near Plymouth. The exterior of the spectacular Grade One listed venue, which sits at the end of an impressive mile-long driveway, was also illuminated for the event.

Two vintage wedding cars parked on the forecourt set the...

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