Combe House is Devon Hotel of the Year

Gittisham business picks up top tourism accolade.

Combe House Hotel, near Honiton, has won the 2010 Hotel of the Year category at the Devon Tourism Awards.

As the gold winner, Combe House has been automatically fast-tracked into the South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

The Grade I Elizabethan manor is hidden on a 3,500 acre wooded estate in Gittisham and has been run privately by Ruth and Ken Hunt for the past twelve years.