The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


The Peach Passport dash

If you follow any of our pubs on social media, you may have seen our Peach Passports. To celebrate our 15th birthday, we thought it would be fun to have a little race, and see which of our guests would be the first to visit all Peach Pubs. Each pub received 100 passports, to give … Continued

We’re proud to partner…

This week, we’re feeling incredibly proud of two of our favourite suppliers Belu Water and Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, who have been awarded ‘The Queens Award for Sustainable Development”. Here’s what Ryan from Union had to say – “The grant of the award is based upon a review by independent business experts of Union, and in the words … Continued

Thank you for helping us change lives.

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over five years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have … Continued

Doing our bit for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Last Friday morning was unusually busy for The Almanack and The Richard Onslow. Both pubs were joined by our friends from Union Hand-Roasted, and they opened the doors to bakers and coffee connoisseurs alike, for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Union offered cupping sessions of their varieties, starting with advice on how to smell, followed … Continued

Congratulations!

The last couple of weeks have been a tense one for the younger generation, but that ‘will I, wont I?’ period is finally over (at least for a year or so). Many are saying the exams are harder than ever, and with a dramatic decrease in GCSE pass rates this year, those claims might hold … Continued

PeachFest 2016 – Born in the USA!

Wow! This year saw the 15th PeachFest, who’d have thought ten years ago we would be gathering a collection of Peachy people from 17 pubs and a boutique hotel in our 15th edition? This year we partied on the day of American independence, so our theme was rather set out for us, with all of … Continued