The Pack Of Cards

The Pack Of Cards
Pack Of Cards, High Street, Combe Martin, Devon, EX34 0ET
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Hello and welcome to the Pack o cards. Situated in the beautiful seaside village of Combe Martin, the Pack o Cards Inn is a unique Grade 2 Listed Ancient Monument and has been featured on the Paul Daniels Magic Show on BBC television. Constructed in 1690 to resemble a deck of cards card castle,it was built to the size of 52ft x 53 ft ,the cards in a pack including a Joker Card, has four floors to represent the suits in a pack,13 doors on each floor,13 fireplaces, the number of cards in a suit, and prior to William Pitts window tax ,the panes of glass in all of the windows added up to the total value of a pack of cards. Nestling on the edge of Exmoor, Lorna Doone Country,with plenty of free car parking, and less than a 10 minute stroll to the beach and the sea,the Pack o Cards is the ideal base for your stay in North Devon. All of our bedrooms have been recently refurbished and decorated. And, for that special why not stay in one of the larger rooms ,The Pink Room which is a 4 poster King size bed or The Fuschia Room, also a King size bed with its wonderful ornate ceiling, pure luxury. We have a fine selection of real ales and lagers, including our own Pack o Cards ale which is especially brewed for us and is not available anywhere else in the UK, and you can enjoy excellent meals in our 3 restaurants or our riverside garden. there is also 2 playground areas for younger and older children. So come and visit one of Britain s most unusual follies - it is sure to be a unique experience !

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Colum Sands @ Shammick Acoustic

Colum Sands, one of the famed Northern Irish musical family, is a universally acclaimed songwriter, having performed in over thirty countries around the world. Not only that, but he often discovered that some of his songs had arrived before him, taken up by other performers such as Andy Irvine, Tommy Makem and Liam…

Sat 22 Sep

£7.70

Cosmotheka @ Shammick Acoustic

The duo of brothers Dave and Al Sealy lasted for more than a quarter of a century as Cosmotheka, named after the music hall in Marylebone, West London. They made a huge name for themselves as performers of music hall songs, working initially on the English folk scene, but also doing countless radio shows and numerous TV…

Sat 27 Oct

£7.70

Figurehead @ Shammick Acoustic

Shanty groups are always extremely popular, but rarely are they female. Our guests this time are four feisty ladies from North Cornwall with a love of shanties and maritime songs, and the traditional songs of the area. Pub singing is common in Cornwall, and it soon became obvious that these ladies were particularly keen…

Sat 25 Aug

£7.70

Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson

Previously two-thirds of the much-loved harmony trio Craig: Morgan: Robson until the sad passing of Sarah Morgan, these stunningly fine singers have kept the music alive, mainly concentrating on their native songs of Scotland and Northumbria. Moira Craig is from East Kilbride, where music and singing was at the heart of…

Sat 24 Nov

£7.70

Pegleg Ferret @ Shammick Acoustic

This three-part harmony group's pedigree goes back to the late 1960s, and they toured extensively for over twenty years before parting company to pursue their individual careers. But it seems you can't keep good singers apart forever, and the group reformed in the new century, following it up with their album 'Not Fooling…

Sat 27 Oct

£7.70

Quicksilver @ Shammick Acoustic

Probably one of the most eclectic acts ever to perform at Shammick Acoustic, and it's been far too long since they did! Hilary Spencer trained at the Royal Northern College of Music, and has one of the most staggering voices ever to be heard on the British acoustic scene, with a breath-taking range of tone and mood.

Sat 25 Aug

£7.70

The Teacups @ Shammick Acoustic

Comprising the talents of four graduates of Newcastle's Folk and Traditional Music degree course, this a capella quartet has been singing up a storm across the UK circuit during the past few years, with acclaimed performances at Shepley, Beverley, Warwick, Sidmouth, Whitby and many other top folk festivals, as well as in…

Sat 23 Jun

£7.70

Tim Edey @ Shammick Acoustic

How can one man be a virtuoso musician on two such different instruments? Tim Edey is on both guitar and melodeon he is quite exceptional. Originally from Kent but of Irish descent, Tim honed his style of playing by shutting himself away in his bedroom, listening to his musical heroes, and practising until he could make…

Sat 28 Jul

£7.70

'winter Warmer' With Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer @ Shammick Acoustic

A welcome return to Vicki & Jonny, who were last guests at Shammick Acoustic way back in 2011. This duo have impressive musical backgrounds. Vicki having studied at the Royal College of Music, plays a huge variety of instruments, from various types of bagpipe to the nyckelharpa, a Swedish keyed fiddle, and is almost…

Sat 22 Dec

£7.70

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