Cottage rentals 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.


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.

 

Book a Thetford cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Norfolk on holiday.

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Badwell Ash Holiday Lodges, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Lodges, Thetford 11 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

A select development of 5 star log cabins for adults only, each with private outdoor hot tub and verandah with a tranquil location by fishing lakes.

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

Weekly Price from: £765

Rectory Cottage, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Unique Holiday House, Thetford 13 miles away

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

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Thetford 16 miles away

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 17 July to 31 July 20 from 07 August to 14 August 20

Skylarks Barn, Old Newton, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Barm Conversion, Thetford 17 miles away

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

Escape from it all at this beautiful 2 bedroom holiday barn in rural Suffolk, stylishly and beautifully presented throughout, with a warming woodburning stove in the lounge and doors that open out to lush large gardens, this is a truly appealing rural retreat.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £538

Deepwell Granary, Buxhall, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage, Thetford 17 miles away

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

Thatched Suffolk romantic retreat with exposed wooden beams and own enclosed garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £526

Cocketts, Mendlesham Green, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

4 bedroom Country House, Thetford 19 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Escape to the country in style with a stay at Cocketts in the heart of tranquil and beautiful Suffolk.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £620
Next availability:
from 13 June to 14 June 20 from 09 July to 10 July 20