The Pigs Nose Inn
“A 500-year-old inn overlooking the village green” - AA Inspector
EAST PRAWLE, DEVON
Smugglers used to store their shipwreck booty here but, rather than hiding contraband, the owners today prefer to demonstrate their adherence to old-fashioned values by banning juke boxes and games machines, and by their provision of a 'knitting corner', games and toys. Devon-sourced real ales are served straight from the barrel in the wonderfully cluttered bar. Food here is never a 'minuscule blob on an oversized square plate', but is good helpings of traditional pub grub, such as chicken curry; scampi and chips; cod and chips; and vegetarian Mediterranean pasta. There's also a dogs' menu!
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Main course from: £9
- Open all year
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About the area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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