Thetford is a town where you’ll find all you need, including great leisure activities. There’s a good range of restaurants in the town, with a variety of cuisines and styles, along with a good mix of pubs, and the town is home to both independent and national retailers for all your shopping needs.
For business conferencing, venues include the nearby Lynford Hall Hotel, and the nearest major airport is Norwich Airport.
Thetford Car Hire
Wherever you are in Thetford, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Thetford car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Why not visit these places while you’re in Thetford:
High Lodge Thetford Forest
A short distance from the town, this is a lovely forest to come and explore with beautiful pine, fir, beech and oak trees and an abundance of nature. There are also many activities to enjoy including cycling, with different levels that range from gentle family cycling to adventurous mountain biking on the varied terrains, and there’s also a pump track. There are also a number of walking trails which also have a variety of levels for different abilities, and there’s a great adventure play area for kids which includes a tree house and climbing activities.
Located at High Lodge in Thetford Forest, this is a great place to come with friends, family or work colleagues to enjoy a fun time on the Tree Top Adventure with zip wires, crossings and a Tarzan Swing to jump from. There’s also the a junior course for children to enjoy, or you could try the Go Ape Forest Segway, also based at High Lodge.
Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life
Situated in an historic building, formerly the home of a Tudor Merchant, you can see a varied range of exhibits here displaying the area’s past, and includes culture and industry, along with natural and archaeological artefacts including those from the Bronze Age, Iron Age and medieval period. You can also see fine art, historical costumes, armoury and a number of photographs.
Dad’s Army Museum
This is a charming Museum all about the classic television series, ‘Dad’s Army’, and will bring back fond memories for many who used to watch this popular comedy tv programme. The town was used as a location in a number of the episodes, and in the Museum the displays include a recreation of Captain Mainwaring’s office in the church hall, and various items from the show including Home Guard uniforms and a number of photographs.
Breckland Leisure Centre and Waterworld
You’ll find a good range of leisure and sports facilities at this Centre such as a swimming pool, leisure pool and slide, indoor bowling and a gym. You can also enjoy a number of sports in the hall such as badminton and football, and there’s also a fitness studio and spinning studio.
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