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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 Beach Rd, Snettisham PE31 7RA, England
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Twitchers Retreat
Ranked #1 of 3 Snettisham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable 3 days. Eat a hearty, tasty, breakfast made with good local produce whilst watching the birds on the feeders. Owls are nesting in the box at the bottom of the garden. Rooms clean and comfortable. Rooms well catered for, if its not there then Maria will gladly supply it. Packed lunches supplied and your flask filled if... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Eddie and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Twitchers Retreat in Snettisham. The owls are busy feeding the babies and I have arranged with the Owl Trust to ring the babies at the end of August. Hopefully we will be able to adjust the camera and will be able to watch their progress on the... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 3 fabulous nights at Twitchers. Room is fabulous, ( balcony room at the back) over looking the gardens which are truly lovely, so colourful. Every little amenity is catered for in the room, including fresh milk, bottled water, biscuits and chocolates which are replenished every day, as well as shampoos and all the other usual amenities. Breakfast is excellent.... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

It was great to meet you, we really enjoyed having such a happy person at the breakfast table. We look forward to seeing you again in October with your mum. Keep smiling. More

Rushden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just spent 4 lovely days of relaxation at Twitchers Retreat. Maria and Eddie made you feel like a member of the family as soon as you arrived. Bedroom which we had a balcony over looking a well stocked garden with a owl box on top of the garage which we were able to see on all the nights... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write your lovely review. I am sorry I have not responded sooner but as you know Eddie was in hospital in Norwich and I was there nearly every day and time just disappeared. Thankfully he is now on the way to recovery. I am pleased to had a lovely stay and I hope... More

england
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Exellent accommodation & choice of breakfasts.Beautiful garden to sit in and watch for the owls in nesting box on top of the garage has camera in the owl box linked to tv in the garage.Good infomation maps and Knowledge of the area for hikers & bikers.Maria looked after us very well thank you.

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

So glad you got to Cromer and then home safely after your puncture! The pictures are great, please could you email them to me and with your permission I will use them on my web site. It was lovely meeting such fun and interesting people, I hope to see you again. Eddie is well on the road to recovery and... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just returned from a lovely stay at Twitchers Retreat,it really is a bird lovers paradise.We sat in the lovely conservatory for breakfast watching all the different birds,even turtle doves,jays and woodpeckers close up.We had the balcony room which over looks the garden where we was lucky enough to see the barn owls flying around which are nesting in the garden.The... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review, I really do appreciate you taking the trouble. Norfolk and especially Snettisham with its great eating establishments and delightful village as well as the surrounding areas have such a lot to offer with historical places to visit and great shopping therapy in Holt (as you found out) and other pretty villages. We have had... More

Wellington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you are looking for a wildlife haven the Twitcher's Retreat is for you. Maria and Eddie will look after you with excellent knowledge of the area. The breakfast and rooms are excellent, you have your breakfast looking into the garden with a wide variety of birds, from blue tits to wood peckers and this year a visit from the... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Eddie and I are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Norfolk and particularly to Twitchers Retreat in Snettisham. Sorry I have not thanked you before, unfortunately Eddie was rushed into hospital when you left but he is doing well and should be home soon. I am really excited our barn owls have 4 eggs... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spent a very pleasant weekend at the Twitchers Retreat which is an excellent B&B not only for bird lovers, but for anyone who can appreciate superb breakfasts, with service to match, very comfortable accommodation and the peace & quiet of the countryside.

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Eddie and I always appreciate guests taking the trouble to write a report it helps to give a snapshot to future guests of the standards they can expect and it also keeps us on our toes! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Snettisham and benefited from both the fresh air of the sea... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were looking for somewhere nice for a well earned break from work and what a find Twitchers Retreat was! Echoing other reviews, nothing is too much trouble for Maria and Eddie. We were warmly welcomed with a cup of tea and slice of cake which was a lovely gesture. Our room was tastefully decorated with a very comfortable bed.... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a positive and glowing review, its always lovely to know our efforts are appreciated. Our barn owls have now laid 3 eggs and we are expectantly waiting for them to hatch. More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Having good weather when you,re on a minibreak is a bonus Having a wonderful place to stay ,thats fantastic.Nothing is two much trouble for the owners of this b&b .The accomodation is suberb the breakfast is first class and watching the birds in the garden at breakfast time is great A wonderful couple who deserve their success . One of... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Eddie and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We now have two mature resident barn owls in our owl box on top of the garage, its spectacular watching them from the balcony in the morning and evening playing and going in and out of the box. Fingers crossed for a late brood of chicks! We hope to see... More

Aberystwyth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've just enjoyed yet another visit to Twitchers Retreat with its' marvellous hospitality offered by Maria and Eddie. As always the balcony room was a joy, such a comfortable bed, inviting sofa and the wonderful view of the garden from the said balcony. In fact the rooms overall are better than many hotel rooms in which we have stayed. Maria... More

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Its always lovely to welcome back to our home you have become more than guests, more than friends, you are practically family! we hope to see you again soon. lol More

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Address: 9 Beach Rd, Snettisham PE31 7RA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Snettisham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Twitchers Retreat 4*
Also Known As:
Twitchers Retreat Snettisham, Norfolk

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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A friendly welcome awaits you with tea/coffee and cake on arrival. We promise to spoil you in our 4 Star Gold Award bed and breakfast with fresh flowers, chocolates, dressing gowns/slippers etc. as standard. We offer great value and hospitality in a tranquil setting. Our bedrooms have comfortable beds with luxury bedding. Leather sofas and plenty of storage space. We have a best breakfast award and offer a four course breakfast, free range eggs, real meaty pork sausages and lean flavoursome bacon. Guests can use our well lit car park with a space for each guest room. Feel free to wander around or sit in our wild life garden with its abundance of birds. We are close to the beach and Snettisham RSPB reserve. Snettisham has excellent eating establishments and a great sailing club. Why not Visit Sandringham, the RSPB reserves at Snettisham and Titchwell and our National Trust houses and gardens. We have lots of history and lots to see and do. ... more   less 
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