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“A hidden gem!”
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Birtles Farm
Ranked #3 of 6 Altrincham B&B and Inns
Norfolk
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
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“A hidden gem!”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We booked for 2 nights as we attended an event at Old Trafford (the Rugby League World Cup Final) and didn't want to stay in Manchester. Lucky for us we stumbled across Birtles Farm, where Sharon provides probably the most comfortable and welcoming B&B we have visited. Our room was delightful, breakfast was delicious and the setting is amazing.

Shame the game at Old Trafford was a bit of a damp squib ...

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Devon
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

From the text on the morning of my arrival, to welcome me and offer assistance to find the farm, I cannot fault anything about Birtles Farm, a working farm in an extremely quiet location.
I stayed overnight to break a journey from the south of England to the north and was so pleased I chose this B&B. The friendly welcome from Sharon was just right. No long speech of where everything is and how everything works - like you get at some B&B's. I was travelling on my own and had the family room to myself at a very reasonable rate. The room was nicely furnished and the bed extremely comfortable with a snuggly duvet. It was a cold night and my radiator didn't seem to be working but Sharon brought me a panel heater straight away so I was warm.
The soft, fluffy bathrobe was a nice touch in an en suite room - as was the selection of tea bags. The shower cubicle was larger than normal which I appreciated. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order with and served with lovely granary toast - delicious!
All in all I was very impressed with my stay and would be more than happy to stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We arrived quite late. Very friendly host Sharon showed us our room. Lovely decor, small en-suite. No wifi could be connected to either of our iPads and neither of our phones. Sharon offered to help but it was late so we didn't bother. In my opinion I felt that the pillows had seen better days plus the quilt was feather and I am allergic to feathers so that wasn't good. Perhaps I should have called beforehand to check. The breakfast was plentiful and quite nice. Although I felt slightly embarrassed sitting opposite complete strangers to eat on one large table.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Have stayed at Birtles on several occasions. Run by Sharon always very freindly. A busy b&b. Good parking, local pub near by does not serve food every week day evening so check before otherwise use Travel Inn a short drive away. Would recomend but book early.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Stayed b4 we went on holiday everything was lovely Sharon and David are lovely people made very welcome nice good breakfast ,went we got back from holiday we stayed for breakfast left the car at the farm which was great.liked it that much just been again over night for a shopping trip to knutsford and hale

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

Great breakfast and very comfy beds, had to get out of in the morning! Also, you can expect all the care you need. I have stayed here for a few times now and find myself coming back. It's honestly a great place to spend the night and Sharon will always have recommendations if you look for e.g. a place to eat out.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

We had the pleasure of staying at Birtles Farm on 2nd September , we only stayed one night but we were made so welcome . The room was more than comfortable , the subtle décor , the original features of the farm , the wooden beams and latches on the doors. Sharon was such a excellent hostess , we were provided with a scrumptious breakfast , she even catered for my husband who is vegetarian . If anyone is looking for accommodation I would thoroughly recommend staying at Birtles

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Birtles Farm
Address: Birtles Farm Ashley Road, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 3QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Trafford > Altrincham
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Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Altrincham
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Number of rooms: 3
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