The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Warm up winter at the new-look White Horse

Regulars and new faces alike are enjoying the fresh new look and cosy atmosphere at The White Horse following its recent revamp, which has made the popular Harpenden pub an even lovelier place to enjoy good food and drink and good company. The pub’s been constantly busy since being taken over by the award-winning Peach … Continued

Hertfordshire Pub Manager Wins Top Industry Award

We only went and won an Acorn! Terri Dell, 27, General Manager of Brookmans in Brookmans Park has earned a place in the hospitality hall of fame by winning an Acorn Award, a top accolade which recognises the industry’s rising stars.  Terri was presented with the award at a special ceremony on Monday 17th June … Continued

A summer celebration at The Swan, Salford

Have you visited The Swan at Salford? This gorgeous pub, just a stone’s throw from Milton Keynes, has a wonderful village setting, with a beautiful garden and a spacious bar and eatery. Fresh from its recent make-over which has given it a stylish new look and a fantastic new menu, it’s the perfect spot for … Continued

Stay in comfort and style at the new look Fleece

There’s nothing quite as appealing as an informal inn offering good, fresh food made with great ingredients, cosy, stylish rooms with a warm welcome to match, especially when it’s starting to feel distinctly chilly outside. After a week of closure, last week we re-opened our guest bedrooms after after a top-to-toe makeover, giving the fine Georgian … Continued

The Telegraph Reviews The Bear & Ragged Staff

“Take the opportunity to escape the bustle of Oxford with a stay at this comfortable pub in a village on the outskirts of town. The building dates back to the 16th century, but today it is run by foodie-centric pub group Peach Pubs.” Caroline Mills, Travel Writer. Recently Caroline Mill, a travel writer for the … Continued

The new Brookmans comes to Brookmans Park

Nestled in the heart of Brookmans Park, the all-new Brookmans has opened its doors this week to reveal for the first time its chic new interior and fabulous food and drink that are set to turn the place into a style hot-spot. From top to bottom, the entire space has been transformed, giving Brookmans a … Continued

Peach Launches The High Field Studio in Edgbaston, Birmingham

We’ve launched a new event space in the city, The High Field gastropub and the High Field Town House boutique Hotel in Edgbaston have thrown open the doors to The High Field Studio. The former architects’ space, flooded with light from floor to ceiling windows, is a multi-function venue that can be tailored to suit any … Continued