FARNCOMBE ESTATE’S BLOG

Jon’s Oat & Pecan Biscuits

Jon’s Oat & Pecan Biscuits

It’s that special time of the month again where our chefs share with you another one of their indulgent recipes. This month, it's Jon's read more

Chocolate Crémeux

Chocolate Crémeux

Some chefs can be a bit tight-lipped when it comes to spilling their kitchen secrets, but Martin’s a generous sort, so we’re sure he ... read more

Martin Burge joins Farncombe

Martin Burge joins Farncombe

Martin has been appointed culinary director of the estate following his departure from Whatley Manor after a 13 year tenure in which he read more

New Garden Room Tasting Menu

New Garden Room Tasting Menu

Following the appointment in July of Sam Bowser as Head Chef at Dormy House in the Cotswolds, Sam has worked closely with Culinary Director … read more

Dormy House crowned Hotel of the Year

Dormy House crowned Hotel of the Year

Farncombe Estate is delighted to announce that the Dormy House Hotel & Spa has won Country House Hotel of the Year and overall Hotel of the … read more

How to pick the perfect wedding venue

How to pick the perfect wedding venue

Excluding, of course, your choice of spouse, the venue you decide to get married at is one of the first and most important decisions to read more

Things you won’t know about Cheltenham Races

Things you won’t know about Cheltenham Races

Dating back to the early 1800s, Cheltenham Festival and Races are known to many across the whole of Britain. But let’s go back to 1815 ... read more

The post Bank Holiday guide to the rest of the week

The post Bank Holiday guide to the rest of the week

Somewhere in our heads, we all have a fantasy of how the bank holiday will pan out. Our three-day break will unfold in a … read more

Recipe of the month – Moules Mariníere

Recipe of the month – Moules Mariníere

Since it opened a couple of months back, The Fish Hotel’s new restaurant, Hook, has proven quite a hit, if we do say so ourselves. ... read more

5 rules to break at Foxhill Manor

5 rules to break at Foxhill Manor

Rules are, of course, essential to the functioning of a civilised society. They keep things fair, they prevent and settle disputes; ... read more

Hotel for dogs – in praise of the pooch

Hotel for dogs – in praise of the pooch

Most interspecies partnerships involve an element of give and take: rhinos and tickbirds; cleaner fish and potato cod; crocodiles and those … read more

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