HOTV October Update

At the start of the month,  we have achieved two significant milestones. Firstly, competitive skittles returned to the Royal Oak. We are very happy to host two female teams and hope to welcome one or more men’s teams when the schedule is clarified. Thanks are...

The Royal Oak on the BBC

Ali Vowles, of BBC Points West, came to the village on Tuesday 17th August to record a couple of segments about HOTV, the shop and the pub, which went out that afternoon and evening.

New signage for the Royal Oak

Our old pub sign, newly restored by Misha, is great, but approaching from Woodhill the front of the Oak is a bit blank and the existing shop sign, first made for the shop-in-a-box, is out of date. Below is a drawing of the Oak frontage with some very provisional...

The Royal Oak is Open

It is with relief, pride and anticipation that I can report that the Royal Oak opened for business this weekend. On a chilly but bright Friday evening we were able to welcome almost eighty guests to socially distanced tables where they received service from our...