Welcome to The Piggery.
Sit back and enjoy the countryside from the large picture window.
The compact kitchen area has everything you will need.
Breakfast in bed anyone?
The handy lockable bike shed!
The Piggery is small but perfectly formed.
Cook up a feast in the kitchenette area.
Why not try a new recipe?
Natural light floods in.
Relax in peace and quiet at The Piggery.
Everything is conveniently close at hand here.
Enjoy fresh local produce.
And relax...
The bathroom has a fabulous walk-in shower.
Sit outdoors and listen to the birdsong from the private patio and garden.
Handy storage for your bikes.
The surrounding countryside is a joy.
The joys of Dartmoor and Exmoor awaits!
The pretty market town of Barnstaple.
Spend the day discovering Lynton.
Explore the streets around Lynton and Lynmouth, connected by the hillside water powered railway.
Stop off at the pub after a day of exploring the local towns and villages.
Head out to the coast and you will be spoilt for choice.
Try something new while staying at The Piggery and kayak around Ilfracombe harbour.

The Piggery


7.3 miles SW of South Molton / Sleeps 2 (no children under 16)

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7 Nights from £419

This beautifully styled and furnished studio, located on a smallholding just outside the village of Umberleigh in north Devon, is the ideal bolthole, boasting countryside views as far as the eye can see from the secluded south-facing garden. Norman and Mavis the owners friendly resident cats may be there to welcome you along with their free range hens. As you walk into The Piggery you will be delighted by not only the light that floods the studio but also the quality of the interior, with custom-made textiles, vintage Ercol chairs and the sumptuous bespoke king-size bed. You will always be warm and snug thanks to the under-floor heating, ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay at the Piggery.

The studio maximises the feeling of space with the shower-room separated from the open plan space giving you extra privacy. Tucked into the corner the cleverly designed kitchenette offers a breakfast-bar, fridge/freezer, two electric cooking rings, combination microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. The picture window offers the perfect view, which can be enjoyed from the vintage chairs that are just the spot to settle down to watch a film after a day of exploring this truly unspoilt part of north Devon!

One of the main features has to be the secluded garden that has been planted to present an ever-changing picture across the seasons, and can be enjoyed as you relax into stylish garden chairs whilst the fire-pit keeps you nice and toasty as the sun sets. The Piggery also has a lockable bike storage shed and there's an electric car charging point as well. With miles and miles to explore, north Devon will always deliver on adventure no matter the mode of transport. In a nutshell, The Piggery is the perfect stopover during your touring holiday or simply as an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

The thriving market town of South Molton is a short drive from The Piggery and offers an excellent range of shopping with many independent boutiques and not forgetting the hugely successful weekly pannier market which is a must.

If you would prefer to be a bit more active, then north Devon will not disappoint. For cyclists there is the Tarka Trail and walkers have the delights of Dartmoor and Exmoor, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty..

The north Devon coast is only a short drive away, allowing you to enjoy the long sandy beaches for a fun day at the seaside or autumnal bracing walks along the miles of coast path. Whatever the season the beach always offers a place to recharge and enjoy your holiday.

North Devon is a great location and The Piggery will be ready to welcome you home!

Ground Floor

Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. TV. Electric 2 ring hob, combination microwave and fridge/freezer. King-size double bed (5')

Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin

Please note smoking and vaping are not permitted in or around the property as it's on a smallholding with livestock. The electric vehicle charging point is shared with other properties. Norman and Mavis the owners friendly resident cats may visit you so this property is not suitable for people with allergies to cats.


  • Regret no pets
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Garden furniture and barbecue
  • Full electric CH (under-floor)
  • Charging point for electric vehicles (shared)