Destination guide

Friendly Thetford will entice you

The forests, gardens and countryside are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Thetford. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations 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.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Thetford

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

  • 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

Travelers love Thetford for its picturesque gardens and pristine countryside. Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Thetford

The nearest airport is in Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, the main station is Thetford Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Thetford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 425 vacation rentals near Thetford. From 138 Cabins to 138 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Thetford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Thetford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Thetford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wayland Wood: 551 vacation rentals
  • Thetford Station: 336 vacation rentals
  • Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre: 398 vacation rentals
  • Grimes Graves: 314 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Park Golf Club: 562 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Thetford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 138 Cabins in Thetford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Thetford include:

  • Cottages: 138 rentals available
  • Barns: 20 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 138 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Thetford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 58 vacation rentals with pool available in Thetford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.