Royal William Yard announces special early Christmas present for visitors

03rd Nov 2017

There will be anextra special early Christmas treat for visitors to this month's award winningGood Food Market at Royal William Yard this Sunday [Nov 5].

From today [Nov 3]parking at the Yard will move to new flexible tariffs to make it easier andmore convenient for visitors to the Grade 1 victualling Yard to explore thefine local produce, have a great lunch or just relax. An initial 2 hour periodcosting two pounds (£2), the charge will be an additional one pound (£1) perhour for each hour up to nine hours.

The family friendlyGood Food Market which takes place on The Green every first Sunday of the monthfrom 10:00-15:00 offers the finest produce from over 50 of the bestindependent, locally sourced traders in the South West as they present one ofthe most successful, award-winning food markets in Devon. Regular local tradersinclude Barnwell Bacon, Cheezeboard, Chocolats De Caprine and Craft BottleBeers,

The Grade 1 listedex-Naval Victualling Yard is also home to a wide range of amazing restaurantsand bars including Wagamama, Prezzo, Wildwood, Le Vignoble, The Column HouseBakery @ Ocean Studios, Seco Lounge, Las Iguanas and Bistrot Pierre. There'salso fashion and beauty to explore at Envy and IDFashion as well as MartinBush's gallery.

People who want toenjoy a fantastic lunch while at the market, can also use the new Yard Card,launched for the public and regular visitors to receive exclusive discountsfrom many of the restaurants and retailers inside Royal William Yard. Yard Cardsign up can be done at https://www.royalwilliamyard.com/yard-card.

Yard cards offer regular exclusive deals, discounts and competitions. Great Yard card offers***this month include 10% off at Column Bakehouse Café and Stores, including freshartisan loaves. There's a free regular juice drink with food at Wagamas. At BistrotPierre you can enjoy a free glass of Cuvee ’94 wine with any two courses fromtheir à la carte menu Sunday to Thursday. At Envy each new client can enjoy 25%off any hair service. At Las Iguanas there's 20% Off Food from the a la CarteMenu and a free bowl of nuts at Le Vignoble.

Emily Handslip,Urban Splash Director said: " We’re kicking off the next two months ofexciting events at Royal William Yard this weekend with the Good Food marketand to give visitors more flexibility we’ve adapted the parking tariff so theycan now pay by the hour. We hope this change will encourage people to get intothe Christmas spirit and enjoy everything the yard has to offer.”

The Royal WilliamYard team have listened carefully to the feedback received from stakeholderswithin the Yard as well as the public, visitors and users of the Yard. Theproposed parking changes are being implemented with the sole intention ofincreasing flexibility around the purchase of parking and making it moreconvenient for all visitors to the Yard (including resident’s visitors) to staythe length of time they wish on an hourly basis and not have to worry aboutclock watching to avoid the previous jump in tariff from 2 to 5 hours. 

We hope this willmake The Yard an even more enjoyable place to work, live, visit, relax - andprovide a brilliant excuse to visit the Good Food Market this Sunday."