An Inspector Calls... The Pig in Devon is an idyllic countryside retreat - but has the brand of shabby-chic hotels become a commercial cash cow?

A kite (the bird variety) circles high above the chimney tops, as a cock pheasant walks daintily across the gravel drive. The evening sun floods the honeyed front of the Grade I-listed Elizabethan manor house; a few guests are inspecting the walled kitchen gardens, a father pushes his daughter on the swing. Everyone seems thrilled to be here.
Certainly, we are. Bagging a room at any of The Pig hotels is an achievement at this time of year. We’ve done it by choosing a Monday and kick ourselves for not arriving at lunch rather than tea-time.
It would have given us more time to revel in The... read more

26 May 2018 in Travel, Views: 161
Source: Daily Mail

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