The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
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19 May 2022

THE PIG in the City!


It’s that time of year… the Chelsea Flower Shows returns to the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea between the 24th and 28th of May and we’ll be there! THE PIG team and Alitex, makers of our bespoke Victorian Greenhouses will be popping up at Chelsea...

12 May 2022

Day boat plaice, sweet & sour peppers recipe


We are giving you a sneak peek into our latest book with our Day boat plaice, sweet & sour peppers from THE PIG-at Combe. This delicious recipe is simple to make and perfect for sunny days!

12 May 2022

Broad bean & Porthleven mozzarella salad recipe


Our second PIG Book, ‘THE PIG - 500 Miles of Food, Friends and Local Legends’ is available to purchase now. We are giving you a sneak peek into our latest book with our broad bean & Porthleven mozzarella salad from THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay in Cornwall

12 April 2022

24 hours in a Garden Wagon

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Tucked away by the Kitchen Gardens, just a short stroll from the house, the Garden Wagons at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay are our secluded garden getaways that every adventurous couple deserves.

11 April 2022

Getting to know our suppliers – Sitting Spiritually

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Just 30 minutes from THE PIG-at Combe (17.8 miles), Sitting Spiritually handcraft a range of one-of-a-kind garden swing seats in their workshop in Lyme Regis.

04 April 2022

Insider Guide to spring in Cornwall


Get to know our Assistant Reception Manager Olivia at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay and her guide to Cornwall in the spring.

01 April 2022

#PIGpeople: A Sommelier’s Travel Journal

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Last week our Head Sommeliers jetted off to Piemonte to meet the producers behind the labels (and their families!), to tuck into seriously good food and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer. Ed Osborne, Head Sommelier at THE PIG-near Bath shares his travel journal with us.

30 March 2022

More Main Stage Acts Announced for Smoked & Uncut!

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Festival season is almost upon us, and we can’t wait! We are thrilled to be hosting four Smoked & Uncut festivals this year across THE PIGS and our sister hotel Lime Wood. You might have spotted on our Smoked & Uncut social channels that more main stage acts have been announced with further acts and DJ’s to be announced in the next few weeks.

15 March 2022

Getting to know our Suppliers – The Oak & Rope Company

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Just a short stroll away from THE PIG-at Bridge Place (1.7 miles), The Oak & Rope Company create personalised oak and rope swings as well as other unique solid oak products at their workshop in Kent.

11 March 2022

THE PIG: 500 Miles of Food, Friends and Local Legends


Our second PIG book is hitting the shelves on 12th May 2022… A lot has happened in the three years since we published our first book! Three new PIGs and of course a global pandemic to contend with… it has certainly not been boring!

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