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Historic market town located on the Little Ouse River

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Thetford Warren Lodge

English Heritage - Thetford Warren Lodge was probably built c.1400 by the Prior of Thetford.
near Thetford
IP24 2EP


Thetford, Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

English Heritage - The only surviving remains in England of a priory of Canons of the Holy Sepulchre.
IP24 1AD


Thetford Priory

English Heritage - The extensive remains of one of the most important East Anglian monasteries.
IP24 1AD


Go Ape! Thetford High Lodge

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
High Lodge Forest Centre
Santon Downham
Brandon, Suffolk
IP27 0AF


Weeting Castle

English Heritage - The ruins of a substantial early medieval moated manor house, built in local flint.
IP27 0QY


Grime's Graves Prehistoric Flint Mine

English Heritage - Grime’s Graves is a unique visitor attraction in Norfolk as the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors.
IP26 5DE



Ancient House Museum Of Thetford Life

Tells the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks.
White Hart Street
IP24 1AA




Crowsheath Wood Nature Reserve FREE

This reserve is an ancient woodland, with some adjoining open land. The many mature standard oaks are an impressive feature.
1/2 miles south of Hanningfield Water
IP26 4PJ


Weeting Heath FREE

NWT Weeting Heath National Nature Reserve is one of the most important areas of heath in Breckland.
near Brandon
IP26 4NQ


Thompson Common FREE

A rich mosaic of habitats ranging from damp low-lying grassland studded with small pools, to fen, scrub and woodland.
south of Watton
NR17 1DP



Thetford Golf Club

Founded in 1912, Thetford Golf Club is a classic James Braid designed heathland course and reputed to be one of the finest courses in East Anglia.
Brandon Road
IP24 3NE


Feltwell Golf Club

Golf Club.
Thor Avenue
IP26 4AY


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