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Twitchers Retreat

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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Twitchers Retreat in early September for four excellent nights. We stayed in the Balcony room with views of the garden and the Owls. A warm welcome on arrival with coffee and cake. Excellent breakfast watching the birds from the conservatory. In the early evening we watched the Owls going out to hunt and returning to feed the young... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write your kind review. I am really pleased you enjoyed a relaxing stay at our small bed and breakfast. Norfolk certainly has a lot to offer from the wildlife to its beautiful stately homes. The owlets flew the nest by the end of October but the parents are still popping in and out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is by far the best B & B we have been to, nice and quiet, first class room with all the amenities and what a breakfast WOW.This is the place for bird watchers. Thank you Maria it was a pleasure. John & Maureen

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Dear M & J. Thank you for your kind review, I am really pleased you found your stay relaxing and you enjoyed the wildlife on offer in this spectacular part of Norfolk. The pink foots increase in number on a daily basis and our barn owl adults are back in our owl box in the garden. I hope you will... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed for three nights at Twitchers. This is our third of fourth visit - we keep returning as the rooms are superbly comfortable and the food just excellent. Maria works incredibly hard to maintain her own exceptionally high standard. Thank you. First rate, once again! Lots to do in the area. Kings Lynn has lots of... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Dear J & M it was lovely to see you both again, you are always a tonic with your fun attitude. Its a shame our owlets had flown and you missed their antics. The good news is that the parents are back in the box, hopefully for the winter. Eddie came home Monday night and he is doing well. See... More 

Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I've just enjoyed a 4 night stay at this very comfortable bed and breakfast. The location is excellent with several RSPB reserves close by and various historic houses within easy reach by car. The bedroom had everything you could want and items/facilities that rarely are offered at other B&Bs such as a night light, a ceiling fan and hand cream.... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Dear B. it was delightful meeting you and I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Norfolk, you certainly packed your days with activity. I look forward to seeing you again. All the best. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

From the cheerful welcome of a cup of tea by Maria to the comfiest bed ever to the tastiest breakfast to the barn owl babies this was the best B&B we have stayed in. The bedroom had everything you could need with bed robes, slippers, tea and coffee with biscuits and chocolates as well as a basket of toiletries if... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, it was a pleasure and fun to meet you both. It gives Eddie and I great pleasure when guests relax and feel rejuvenated after their holiday break. We genuinely feel we have made a difference. I hope you enjoyed the owlets they are still with us practicing their flying skills from box to fence... More 

Altrincham, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just returned from a three night break at Twitchers Retreat, and we'd like to thank Maria and Eddie for all they did to make our stay so enjoyable. From the beautifully equipped bedroom with its comfortable sofa to the terrific breakfasts (including poached salmon with poached eggs) the B & B was a delight, and probably the best we've ever... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, I apologise for not responding earlier. Its very stressful watching your children (owlets) leaving home. 3 flew the nest on 27th September and did not stay in the area. The two smaller ones remained until the next day when the larger of the males suddenly launched off the owl house. He returned later that... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Three days spent exploring as much of Norlfolk as we could fit in made very easy by ideal location in relaxing but expertly managed accommodation. Great breakfast with added bonus of watching magnificent barn owls each evening. Would happily recommend this for a very comfortable stay!

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Eddie and I are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. You certainly packed a lot of walking into your three days. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and appreciate you taking the time to write such a kind review. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent 3 lovely days 18th, 19th, and 20th August at the twitchers retreat, from the moment we arrived when Eddie made us a cuppa tea it was first class. We had the balcony room where each evening was spent watching the barn owls hunting over the fen and returning to the nest box with their catch. The garden has... More 

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welcome2Snettisham, Owner at Twitchers Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Eddie and I are really pleased you were able to see the Barn Owls. We have put the Barn Owl story with a picture the barn owl flying out of the box and also of the young owlets being weighed, sexed and ringed. You can log onto our website and look under the news/blog.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 3
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Twitchers Retreat Snettisham, Norfolk

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