The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Lockdown Heroes…

During lockdown, we saw so many local heroes in our Towns, and we wanted to say thank you for all they did. In September we asked our guests for their stories, and rewarded them with a £10 gift, from us and them. Here are some of the truly amazing words we received. From The Swan … Continued

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

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

Our Peachy Pub Quiz – The Answers, no peaking!

Peach Pubs Food & Drink Quiz For those who would like to play at home, or over video call, here are the answers! ROUND ONE  One and a half litres of champagne is known as a what? Magnum You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the … Continued

Our Peachy Pub Quiz – The Questions

Peach Pubs Food & Drink Quiz For those who would like to play at home, or over video call, here are the questions. Click here for the answers at the end. ROUND ONE One and a half litres of champagne is known as a what? You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then … 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

Our Buzzy ❤️

This year our lovely Nicolette lost one of the best humans on the planet – her beautiful friend Buzzy. Here is her story; Buzzy and I met working at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and together with a growing crew of like-minded (silly) individuals we became great friends. As a group we became closer, we trained … Continued

Catering for all types of ‘I Do’

The team at The Embankment, Bedford, adore hosting weddings. We got chatting to Kirsty about her top tips and why The Embankment is the perfect setting for a wedding. We care about the detail and promise a day to remember. Once you’ve finished celebrating your engagement, the planning begins. With a wealth of experience planning … Continued