Exploring our patch and the local area

Fishing at THE PIG-at Combe

The beautiful River Otter rises in the Blackdown Hills above Otterhead lakes and flows South West to the sea at Budleigh Salterton. It is a limestone trout stream that has many characteristics of a chalk stream and can be fished using the same tactics.

There are 7 beats split over nearly 3 miles with deep pools, shallow runs and deep glides. 

Why not add a fishing excursion to your stay?

2017 fishing season: March 15th - September 30th
£30 per rod per day, half day from 4pm £20

Anything that you catch we would love to cook for you. Just bring it back and then choose something from the garden to go with it or just leave it to us to come up with something special. 

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Nestled in the Otter Valley... 

THE PIG-at Combe is just off the A30 in the village of Gittisham, just 1.5 miles from Honiton. It is 8 miles from the south Devon coast and 15 mins to Exeter.



Totally secluded, THE PIG-at Combe is set in 3,500 acres of lush Devonshire countryside in the pretty thatched village of Gittisham.

We're just five minutes from the market town of Honiton, famous for both Honiton lace and Honiton pottery. Regarded as the antiques capital of the South West, why not walk the Bric-a-Brac trail with 38 shops to wile the afternoon away.

Exeter city is just 15 minutes away, there you can visit the Gothic Cathedral or shop along Exeter's cobbled alleyways.

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Things to do

Seaton Wetlands
Nearly 4km of level trails and boardwalk through beautiful marshland and reed beds alongside the river Axe, home to an abundance of wildlife.

Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities
In the town famous for lace making, Allhallows Museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world