We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
You added Old Thorn Barn to your Saves list
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Corporation Farm, Wymondham Rd | Hethel, Norwich NR14 8EU, England
Hotel amenities
Old Thorn Barn
Ranked #30 of 80 Norwich B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Norwich
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my archery team on the recommendation of a friend who was a regular customer on business. Great location for access to Norwich with the coast not too far away (plus next door to Lotus cars for motoring fans)! The rooms were spacious, clean and the beds very comfortable. Not the most luxurious but what are you doing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Daventry, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting family close by. Large hotels could learn some lessons from this very comfortable establishment. We arrived and were warmly greeted and offered a pot of fresh coffee in a very comfortable, bright and cosy warm sitting room. Our room was very comfortable, clean and had everything we needed. The lighting was excellent... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kent, England
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A 2 night stay while at Snetterton truck race weekend. Made to feel very welcome, nice room and great breakfast. Nice to be able to have the use of a fridge for our pack up. Would stay here again when we are up this way again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I've stayed here quite a few times over the past few years. On each and every occasion I have always found it to be the same. The rooms are scrupulously clean, and the breakfast is outstanding.. The owners are very accommodating - I frequently have to have an early breakfast due to an early start and it is never a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This really is a wonderful place to stay! Very welcoming host and the rooms are really comfortable and attractive – but bring your own hair dryer if you have anything more than a ‘short’ hair cut. The breakfast is superb – no rubbery scrambled eggs or cheap bacon and sausages here! Just a short drive from Norwich and great accessibility... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Was recommended this B&B by friends that we were visiting in nearby Mulbarton, and was really impressed. Only minor downpoint was the way we were greeted when we arrived - we couldn't find the reception so ended up at the back of the property which turned out to be the private residence. The owner seemed very annoyed and was adamant... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed on 2 consecutive week-ends, 4 then 3 nights. My husband is frail and has food intolerances. Danny was extremely helpful, getting 2 grab rails for the shower and providing a non slip shower mat. The room was very comfortable, well decorated and very clean. Breakfast was excellent with a very good choice, gluten and lactose choices for my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
horley, surrey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Advertised as 'Premier Accommodation' but regretfully far from it. Average room, bathroom facilities poor (antique hairdryer, shower needs replacing, lacking decent toiletries). Greeted very briefly by 'owner' who didn't appear that interested. Breakfast OK. Wouldn't stay here again. OVERPRICED!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Preston. Lancashire.
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

This has got to be one of the best B & B's I have ever stayed in, which was for two weeks while working in the area. Immaculate in every way. Great breakfasts, excellent sleep quality, good size room with space to work if need be, friendly welcome when you arrive, no faults at all.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

A very clean & bright B&B about 8 miles outside of Norwich in a rural setting. Absolutely silent at night and with the very comfortable 5' double bed an excellent nights sleep. Breakfast is extensive; yoghurts, cereals, fruit, full English, various eggs, porridge etc. Very tasty, well presented and good service. Decor is very tasteful with a lounge area with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Old Thorn Barn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Old Thorn Barn

Address: Corporation Farm, Wymondham Rd | Hethel, Norwich NR14 8EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Thorn Barn 4*
Number of rooms: 10

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (4)
Room/suite (3)
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (2)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Room/suite (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay