Meet the Team

Front of house or working away behind the scenes, these are the folk who make the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery tick!

Richard du Pille

Head Chef. Richard has been running the kitchen since it opened in 2011. "I love working with our fantastic local suppliers and producers; it's a key part of my job!"

Olivia Dennison-Reed

Café Supervisor Olivia has been part of the team since 2011. "I love the views out across the valley and the really friendly environment here".

Ann Wendik-Byfield

Nursery Supervisor and resident shrub expert. Ann spends a lot of time sourcing the best plants and has been with us since 1996.

Nick Giles

Nick is our Nursery Supervisor and a specialist in ornamental and fruit trees. He knows a thing or two about shrubs as well.

Ria Miles

As a Plant Area Supervisor, Ria has a deep interest in plants; but her great love is for all things Orchid!

Rob Crowle

Senior Sales Assistant and bespoke trees man. Our longest serving member of staff, he started in 1992!

Naomi Kittow

Naomi is our Retail Manager and she plans ahead for each season maintaining the Duchy vision in sourcing products for homewares, beauty, kids and gifts.