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.
24 February 2020

Get to know Robin – the man behind THE PIGS!

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Get to know the man behind THE PIGs Robin Hutson as he joins Holly Tucker on her weekly podcast.

17 February 2020

Out and about in Devon

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THE PIG-at Combe is within easy reach of many of Devon’s hot spots and only 8 miles from the East Devon coastline so there are lots of things to get up to, both on land and out at sea perfect for those who love exploring the great outdoors!

13 February 2020

Win the perfect getaway: THE PIG X Chase Distillery

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We’ve teamed up with our good friends at Chase Distillery to give you the chance to win an exclusive prize to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

07 February 2020

Here it is… THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay


We are excited to announce you will shortly be able to book your summer staycation at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay!

27 January 2020

Time to sow our seeds!


At this time of year, our Kitchen Garden teams are busy planning for the months ahead and the first thing on the agenda is to get sowing!

24 January 2020

Tuck into our 25-miler set lunch this month


This January and February our Chefs have created a set menu of dishes that are made from ingredients that are all from within 25 miles or less…some are even zero miles!

14 January 2020

Trying Dry January this month?

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At this time of year many of us are taking it easy after all the fun of the festivities, at THE PIG, New Forest our Bar team have been busy mixing, blending and shaking low and no alcohol cocktails perfect for those trying to cut down!

08 January 2020

How to spend a winter escape in the West Country

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A winter getaway is often needed after the craziness of Christmas, time to relax, chill and enjoy being spoilt. THE PIG-at Combe, THE PIG–on the beach and THE PIG-near Bath are all based in the West Country – the perfect location to get away from it all. If you venture westwards from London, what could you be expecting?

23 December 2019

For the first time, THE PIG–at Combe welcomes turkeys

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Mark discusses how the birds arrived at THE PIG–at Combe this year…

16 December 2019

Mustard and orange glazed ham hock recipe

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The team at THE PIG-at Combe have shared a festive recipe for Mustard and Orange Glazed Ham Hock...

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