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.
16 April 2020

Bringing the Outside In

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Right from the beginning of THE PIG, we wanted the Kitchen Garden to be the heart and soul of the experience and the gardens have also played a major part in influencing many other aspects of the overall operation too. Find out more about creating the look at home from our interiors guru Judy Hutson, and have a go at pressing your own flowers and ferns.

16 April 2020

The Shed that became a Spa

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How to turn your bathroom into your own Spa with Gilly, Potting Shed Therapist from THE PIG-at Combe

30 March 2020

Bring THE PIG home with Bramley

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We have teamed up with our friends at Bramley to give you the chance to win the ultimate piggy prize.

24 March 2020

Introducing THE PIG stay-at-home playlist

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Music has always played a big role at THE PIGS, so this playlist has been pulled together by our music men, Meadows and Johnny, to bring a slice of our six rural outposts to the comfort of your home.

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!

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?

01 November 2019

Make the ultimate Roast Pork Belly

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Our new PIG book; Tales and Recipes from the Kitchen Garden and beyond is packed with so many delicious recipes, one of our favourites is the crisp, salty crackling and sweet tender meat that is pork belly!

15 July 2019

THE PIG book

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Here is a sneak peek of what you can expect from our brand new book, Tales and Recipes from the Kitchen Garden!

23 August 2018

Start your own PIG-style kitchen garden with a greenhouse

To make sure our chefs have the best seasonal ingredients the whole way through the year, our gardeners make the most of greenhouses to keep fruit and vegetables growing in the best conditions.

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