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Fiddleback Farm

| West Woodside, Wigton CA7 8BA, England
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Ranked #3 of 8 Wigton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014
Chris F Cheshire, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed for one night with the family recently and found this charming B+B more than a match for most hotels. The bedroom and in fact the whole place was spotless. Bedroom was both larger than offered in most hotels and better spec. Breakfast was full cooked English using quality ingredients with fresh fruit salad (obviously hand prepared) and cereals also... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed in a lovely room in a 'quirky' bed and breakfast - in a quiet spot near Wigton. We were made to feel welcome and would most definitely stay again - the hostess was lovely and served a first class breakfast

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Just returned home after spending the week-end here at this wonderful place. Thank you to Lorraine and Ian for a fantastic stay at this superb quirky B&B. I can only reiterate what other people have written. Just wonderful. We will be back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

The most quirky place we have ever stayed! Full of character and charm and comfortable and very well-equipped. A very warm welcome and generous breakfast - nothing was too much trouble.

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Perth, Perth and Kinross
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

We stayed for two wonderful nights, the hosts were more than friendly and charming. The farm house is quirky by design and has been lovingly and tastefully restored. The room we had has lots of character but without being imposing. The bed and bedding is without doubt the most comfortable I have ever slept in (including many 5 star luxury... More

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Perth
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

We had 3 lovely nights at Fiddleback farm, the rooms are beautifully renovated, beds warm and comfortable and the breakfast delicious, a really nice place to base yourself.

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NORTHANTS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

We decided to stay at Fiddleback farm the night before on our way to Scotland on our honeymoon we booked over phone with ease by a bubbly friendly lady. when we arrived we were greeted by friendly host who gave a full explanation of the rooms and amenities and also suggested a local eatery. The stunning rooms looked like new... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

We thought our stay would be pleasant as the "farm" sounded interesting but we were surprised when , as soon as we arrived, the owner, Lorraine, asked for cash upfront. It wasn't a welcoming experience and it had never been asked of us before. Next we found a notice on our door that stated that the heating had been turned... More

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Ron08, Owner at Fiddleback Farm, responded to this review

We are sorry to now have to ask Guests to whom we have no payment card details on record to make payment upon arrival. This has become necessary because our accommadation is separate from our Guests and we have no way of noticing when Guests depart in the morning early without making payment. With reference to the heating, the notice... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2010 via mobile

this b+b has so much atmosphere it's wonderful, and that is just the building and the history that goes with it! The hosts are fantastic and could not have been more welcoming! You are spoilt with the breakfast choice and it is home away from home with cherries and chocolate sprinkles! Will return later this year it's already booked!

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Brisbane, Queensland
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133 hotel reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2009

We undertook a driving holiday, mainly of Scotland, from Heathrow airport, where we landed and hired a car, up as far north as the Orkney Islands and back again. We stayed primarily at bed & breakfasts found over the internet, checked out via Tripadvisor where possible. This was an interesting building – an old farm house shaped like a fiddle... More

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Address: | West Woodside, Wigton CA7 8BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Wigton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
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