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Thetford Warren Lodge

Just over a mile from Thetford, heading towards Brandon, you’ll find the ruins of Thetford Warren Lodge on the left hand side of the road. This was a small tower house built in the late …

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Castle Hill

The earthworks at Castle Hill have been dated to a number of periods, and local folklore even links it to the Devil. Castle Hill motte and bailey castle is one of the most impressive examples …

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Knettishall Heath

Breckland is one of the UK’s biodiversity hotspots and the designation of much of Knettishall Heath as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) reflects this. Despite its name, Knettishall Heath is in fact a …

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Maharajah Duleep Singh

Thetford has a close connection with Duleep Singh, the last Maharajah of the Punjab, and the first Sikh to settle in Britain. Duleep Singh’s second son, Frederick, was one of Thetford’s most prominent benefactors, giving the …

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Church of The Holy Sepulchre

The Priory of the Canons of the Holy Sepulchre was an Augustinian house, found in 1148 by William of Warenne on the south bank of the river, opposite the site of St Mary’s Priory. The …

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Angles Way

Angles Way is a 93 mile walking trail following the county boundary of Norfolk and Suffolk, gently meandering from Great Yarmouth through to Thetford. After Breydon Water (near Great Yarmouth) Angles Way follows the Waveney …

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Thetford Priory

Visit the extensive remains of Thetford Priory one of the most important East Anglian monasteries, the Cluniac Priory of Our Lady of Thetford and the burial place of the earls and dukes of Norfolk for 400 …

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Historical Thetford

Thetford’s Great History Many people are unaware of what Thetford has to offer in terms of historical interest. There is a rich and amazing history and heritage which really sets Thetford apart from the rest and …

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