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Thetford overview

Thetford is a friendly place that features picturesque views of forests and countryside. You'll find a wide variety of beer and coffee choices. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area, such as Ely Cathedral. Make some time to enjoy local sights such as University of East Anglia. Thetford is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Thetford

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Thetford has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Thetford with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Thetford hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Thetford hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Thetford

Fly in to Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), 26 mi (41.8 km) from central Thetford. Cambridge (CBG) is the next closest major airport, 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away. Thetford Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Thetford

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Go Ape Thetford
  • • Gooderstone Water Gardens
  • • Melsop Farm Park
  • • Banham Zoo
  • • Fuller's Mill Garden
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Brandon Heritage Centre
  • • Charles Burrell Museum
  • • Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life
  • • Dad's Army Museum
  • • Swaffham Museum
Distinguished for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • St. Martin Cathedral
  • • Oxburgh Hall
  • • Bardwell Windmill
  • • Castle Acre Priory
  • • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village
It's notable for its countryside, forests and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Lynford's Stag and Arboretum
  • • High Lodge Thetford Forest
  • • Wayland Wood
  • • Brandon Country Park
  • • Lady's Wood
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • University of East Anglia
  • • Ely Cathedral

When to visit Thetford

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, 0°C night
  • April-June: 20°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 21°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 11°C day, 1°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 4 cm
  • April-June: 6 cm
  • July-September: 5 cm
  • October-December: 4 cm
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