Destination guide

Friendly Thetford will entice you

The forests, gardens and countryside are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Thetford. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Thetford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Thetford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • High Lodge Thetford Forest (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Go Ape Thetford (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Swaffham Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • The English Whisky Co. (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Melsop Farm Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Thetford

Travellers love Thetford for its beautiful gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Thetford is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wayland Wood (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Gooderstone Water Gardens (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lady's Wood (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Fuller's Mill Garden (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Thetford

The nearest airport is in Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cambridge (CBG), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Thetford Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Thetford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 412 holiday lettings around Thetford. From 288 cabins to 10 barn homes, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thetford? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Thetford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Richmond Park Golf Club: 526 holiday lettings
  • Thetford Station: 348 holiday lettings
  • Watton Clock Tower: 494 holiday lettings
  • Lynford's Stag and Arboretum: 378 holiday lettings
  • Elveden Estate: 272 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Thetford listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Thetford?

Yes, of course. offers 288 Cabins in Thetford. Our other popular types of Thetford holiday rentals include:

  • Barns: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 288 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 63 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Thetford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in Thetford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.