The Birds Nest will be closed through June for renovations. We are currently accepting reservations from June 2023 and beyond. We are sorry for any inconvenience and look forward to hosting you in the future.
THE BIRDS NEST
Bed and Breakfast
We invite you to enjoy a visit with us on our historical, Victorian property in northern Berks County, Pennsylvania. Our establishment gives you the charm and personalization of a traditional B&B, in the privacy of your own space.
Whether you enjoy hiking on the Appalachian Trail, bird watching at Hawk Mountain, wine tasting along the PA Wine trail, taking in a cultural experience in Kutztown, looking for the serenity of a stay in the country, or you are in search of a romantic weekend, we are sure our clean and comfortable rooms with be the perfect HOME-base for your adventure.
We can accommodate any dietary requirements and prepare all breakfasts with many locally sourced ingredients; including produce from our own garden. Breakfasts are served in your room each morning. Bring an appetite!
Breakfasts are prepared with many ingredients sourced from local farms and our garden. We are happy to accommodate special dietary requests
Pond, Hammocks and Gazebo
Relax by the pond and listen to the frogs, swing calmly between the trees, or enjoy a coffee in the gazebo.
And of course, be on the lookout for all of the Bird’s Nests.
In-Room Dining Service
Guest at The Bird’s Nest will enjoy breakfasts served in the comfort of their room
weekdays from 6:30-8:30
weekends from 6:30-10:00
The gardens are dotted throughout the property and feature both native and traditional plants, flowers and vegetables
Free WiFi is available in all our rooms
Enjoy Hulu or download an Amazon movie or TV series (charges will be added to the bill at check-out). If you have your own Netflix account, you can log-on and watch your TV right from our rooms!
THINGS TO DO
Wineries & Distilleries
Both Berks and Lehigh County offer numerous wineries, breweries and distilleries.
Within 10 miles of The Birds Nest there are 12 wineries that all offer a unique perspective on small wineries. While our family has a special love for Maple Springs winery, some of the ones so close you can throw a stone are Stony Run, Folino Estate and Pinnacle Ridge. Eight Oaks Distillery is 15 minutes and features a variety of spirits crafted from local growers.
For help in planning your own tour we suggest visiting www.tastingandtours.com and download the Uber app.
Dining; fine, casual or just fun
We will take care of the best breakfast you’ve ever had, but you’ll eventually be hungry again. Regardless of what epicurious itch you need to scratch it’s only a few minutes away. Our families favorites include Deitsch Eck for Pennsylvania Dutch food like Mammy made, Curious Goods for local and seasonal ingredients integrated into world class cuisine, Wanamakers General Store for a sandwich or snack and The Nesting Box for spectacular ice cream and local treats. You won’t leave Albany Township hungry.
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary & Appalachian Trail
We are located 7 miles from both the Hawk Mountain Sancutary and the Appalachian Trail , making The Bird’s Nest is the closest lodging to both. Both are offer hiking and adventure for any skill level, with Hawk Mounting providing events all year round.
If you are through hiking the AT We are located closest to: FMSS- LocID 77159 or Asset-ID 1599669 and can serve as a much needed respite from the trail for a few days.
Cultural Activities and Events
Albany Township, Berks County are rich in activities and events throughout the year. Be sure to check out Leaser Lake , Crystal Cave , Berks County Hex Sign Tour , Albany Township Historical Society, Jonathan Bond Art Gallery and the WK&S Train .
Annual events include the Kuztown Folk Festival , Taste of Hamburg-er Festival , and the Hawk Mountain Arts Tour .
Shoppes and Stores
Kempton has many quaint stores that will be sure to satisfy.
For a perfect mix of both delicious food and unique gifts go to Wanamakers General Store and Dietrich’s Meats & Country Store.
For a one-of-a-kind gift stop by the Country Seat (www.countryseat.com) and Claypoole Hex Signs .
Sleeping in, eating breakfast and napping around the grounds is always one of the best choices you can make
Once again, thank you for all the lovely touches. The bed is so so comfy!!!
And Breadfast - Super delicious. Thank you for the extra attention to G.F. needs