The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Your Hubs – whilst our pubs were closed

On 20th March, restaurants, pubs and bars were told to close their doors, as the UK entered the initial period of lockdown. Over 100 days later, no person or business remains unscathed by Covid-19 and the measures that have been put in place to control this global pandemic have been exponential. There has been monumental impact on … Continued

Herds for Growth Update, July 2020 

At Peach we continue to support Herds for Growth, a program we initiated in 2017 to support Enonkishu conservancy. Here’s the Herds for Growth latest quarterly report;   We are a now part of the Futures in the Wild program and Enonkishu Conservancy. Click here to see the formal report and the Enonkishu Conservancy update. To update you this time,  I thought … Continued

What we’ve been up to…

As we work through the weeks of Peach C-19, we wanted to keep our teams updated with all the goings on. Each week an update has been going out to our team to share all the good stuff our team have been up to, whether Isolated, Furloughed or Still Working. Keeping everyone together, even if virtually! … Continued

Herds for Growth

In 2010, Tarquin and Lippa Wood created the Enonkishu Conservancy, in the Mara, Kenya, to help protect one of Africa’s increasingly fragile ecosystems. To carry on their culture in the Mara, the Maasai landowners need sufficient income, whilst protecting and sustaining the unique wildlife and habitat. Unfortunately, Tourism alone does not provide the income needed, and … Continued

Why We’re Supporting Action Against Hunger

Each quarter we choose a charity to support, raising much needed funds for causes we believe support our mission of Making Life Peachy. Action Against Hunger lead the global fight against hunger, and help more than 21 million people in nearly 50 countries. In 2019, they responded to 37 humanitarian emergencies, and treated more young … Continued

If you don’t already know about Belu, let us tell you…

We’re super proud to serve Belu Water and we’re often told we don’t shout about it enough! 2018 was a milestone year for the Belu team, generating £1,012,216 net profit for WaterAid bringing their total passed to WaterAid up to £4,053,207 (as of 31st March 2019). What an achievement! So, if you don’t already know … Continued

#WorldWaterDay

At Peach, we focus a lot on helping the community, both in our pubs, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over eight 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 access to … Continued

What It Means To Go Green

We like green things at Peach and thankfully there are many other businesses out there who do too. Here’s our top three mantras to making the planet’s life a little peachier: Say no to food waste The number 1 culprit in the hospitality industry.  A total of 3,415,000 tonnes of waste is disposed of in … Continued

We transformed six lives a week with clean water in 2017

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 six 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 access … Continued

What We Did in 2017

Lots actually. We started by slathering care and attention on the lovely, eccentric pub we acquired right at the end of 2016. The Duke of Wellington, between Guildford and Leatherhead, is listed for its great age and its fabulous fancy brickwork, scattered across the pretty village of East Horsley by local landowner Lord Lovelace in … Continued