Self catering holiday cottages in Thetford, Norfolk, England

Get away on a cottage holiday to Thetford, a town undoubtedly best known for its large forest park.  This market town also boasts a fascinating and rich history and with a location by the River Ouse is a scenic place to stay.


Facts about what Thetford offers for Self-Catering Breaks

There are plenty of shops to be found in Thetford, along with country inns and cafes.  The BBC TV series Dad's Army was filmed in Thetford and there is a Dad's Army Museum close to the heart of town.  There is also an Ancient House Museum in the town which houses some fascinating finds that were excavated from Gallows Hill and date back to the iron age.  Thetford offers enough to keep visitors entertained for days but is also well placed for discovering some of the best of Norfolk such as the wonderful city of Norwich and the Norfolk Broads on days out.
 

Best Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Thetford

•    When holidaying in Thetford one of the best things to do is to enjoy tranquil riverside walks where you can go and feed the ducks or just watch the world go by.

•    Thetford's historical sites also are well worth a visit.  Visit Castle Hill, an iron-age hill fort which is linked to the warrior queen Boudica and learn about this fascinating period of the town's history.

•    For time out in the countryside, under the canopy of trees and leaves head for Thetford Forest Park.  Here you can enjoy walking, cycling and wildlife watching and for the more adventurous Go Ape can be found within the forest.

•    The fascinating historical city of  Norwich is only around half an hour's drive from Thetford and with its castle, cathedral and splendid historical buildings, shops and cafe culture is well worth a visit.

•    The Norfolk Broads, one of Norfolk's best loved areas, are only around an hour's drive from Thetford.  Discover tranquil waterways, look out for local birdlife and marvel at the beautiful windmills founds in this part of Norfolk.  The Broads are widely reputed to be best seen from the water so book a boat trip and enjoy a truly relaxing day out at the Norfolk Broads.

In terms of self-catering holiday accommodation, options include budget apartments within Thetford, as well as town-houses.  Stay in the nearby countryside and options include rural retreats, barn conversions and farm-stays where you can really relax and get away from it all.  Wherever you choose to stay, we hope you find the best holiday house for you on Country Cottages Online in or near Thetford.

 

Featured Self catering country cottages near Thetford, Norfolk, England:

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Fabulous 5 star gold award winning cottage which is both family and dog-friendly, with private hot tub and walled garden, situated just a short walk from the beach in East Runton, near Cromer.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £995


Special Offer: from 09 December to 30 January 20
Late availability: from 09 December to 24 January 20

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Norfolk coast.

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Gold award winning, large holiday house with 7 en-suite bedrooms and a 5 star rating, located near Cromer just 5 minutes' walk from the local beach, with a games room, luxurious private hot tub outdoors and a walled garden on site, this house is ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to stay in style.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2995


Special Offer: from 09 December to 31 December 19
Late availability: from 09 December to 23 December 19

Rectory Cottage, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Unique Holiday House, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Unique 3 bedroom holiday home, originally an old church hall, boasting wonderful country views and ample charm and character plus access to the owner’s outdoor swimming pool in summertime.

Weekly Price from: £315
Next availability:
from 10 December to 21 December 19 from 28 December to 04 January 20

Church Cottage near the Norfolk Coast, Northrepps, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, East Anglia.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Characterful 3 bedroom holiday cottage situated next to the village church in Northrepps, close to the coastal town of Cromer, this could be a great base for discovering the fantastic seaside and beaches of the North Norfolk Heritage Coast, dog-friendly and welcoming up to 2 pet dogs.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £393
Next availability:
from 28 December to 30 December 19 from 02 January to 06 January 20

The Haybarn Pet-Friendly Country Cottage, Near Swaffham, East Anglia, Necton, Norfolk, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Absolutely stunning rural retreat, this pet and family friendly barn conversion has a contemporary open plan living space along with a private garden with a stream and is located in a peaceful rural hamlet, just a short drive from Thetford Forest Park and the unique Grade II Plantation Garden at Oxburgh Hall.

Weekly Price from: £319
Next availability:
from 12 December to 22 February 20 from 29 February to 03 April 20

We have no cottages within Thetford itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Thetford. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England