Grade I Elizabethan Country House in unspoilt Devon
a wildly romantic Grade 1 Elizabethan Manor set
in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest country
estates, close to the sea for long coastal walks,
yet just a short drive from the historic city
of Exeter. Beautiful Arabian horses and pheasants
roam freely as you approach Combe House along
a mile of winding drive. This charming country
house hotel lies in Gittisham, the film location
for a Rosemunde Pilcher novel and described by
Prince Charles as the "Ideal English Village"
with its pretty Devon cob and thatch cottages,
Norman Church, babbling brook and Village Green
- a timeless picture of days gone by.
Here you will find exceptional food in a wonderful
country setting, carefully chosen wines, roaring
log fires and generous hospitality. Listed as
one of the most romantic hotels in Great Britain
and voted "Best Restaurant in Devon 2005"
by Devon Life Readers, Combe is a place you will
love. For, to discover the warmth and tranquillity
of this country house surrounded by its enchanting
gardens is to find something very special - something
you may never have known you were looking for
until you found it, rather like falling in love
for the very first time...
different, somewhere special
A Country House in Devon you will always remember
– Combe House at Gittisham, Nr Exeter