THE PIG near Bath

“Comfortable, quirky and anything but boring” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

HUNSTRETE, SOMERSET

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Our Inspector's view

A beautiful country house set in delightful grounds with its own deer park, livestock and walled garden, the latter providing the kitchen with much of its excellent produce. Alfresco eating is possible in the warmer months as there is a wood-fired oven in the courtyard. Bedrooms come in an array of shapes and sizes; some located in the main house, some around the courtyard, and others in beautifully converted garden 'sheds'. All are spacious, have high quality fixtures, and come with their own larders and Nespresso machines. There are plenty of comfortable lounges. The old dining room can accommodate meetings, and treatments can be taken in the potting shed.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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3 Red Star Award: Inspector's Choice
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2-Rosette restaurant
THE PIG near Bath
Hunstrete House, Pensford, HUNSTRETE, BS39 4NS
Phone : 01761 490490

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 29
  • Family rooms: 0
  • Bedrooms Ground: 10
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
Leisure
  • Hard Tennis Court
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 100
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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