Short breaks in Thorpe Forest

Nestled in an idyllic leafy setting beside the River Thet, deep in the Norfolk countryside

 
Thorpe Forest lies in woodland on the banks of the River Thet, close to where the Norfolk and Suffolk borders meet. Here you can escape and enjoy the peace and tranquillity the location offers. The forest itself is a delicate patchwork of pines, heathland, and broadleaf trees, and home to a rich variety of British wildlife and the local area offers an array of attractions. Create your perfect holiday in this stunning location.

Archery

Watersports

Seasides nearby

Quad biking

Hot tub as standard in all cabins

All of our cabins come with a hot tub as standard, perfect for group getaways, family holidays or a couples staycation. Unwind after a busy day and feel at one with nature. Some of our cabins also include: a gas barbecue, log burning stove, and outdoor kitchen on the decking.

Thorpe Forest is great for...

  • Wells-Next-The-Sea’s famous beach huts
  • Sailing on the Norfolk Broads
  • A day out to Great Yarmouth
  • Seal watching at Blakeney Point
  • Shopping at Bury St Edmunds 
  • Tree climbing on-location at Thorpe Forest

1 to 5 bedroom options, sleeping up to 10 guests per cabin

  • 1-8 guests
    1-4 bedrooms
    Golden Oak

    Your home from home in Thorpe Forest, deep in the Norfolk countryside near the River Thet. Enjoy space to relax and added extras.

    Hot tub

    Log burning stove

    Gas barbecue

  • 1-2 guests
    1 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Hideaway

    A romantic cabin for two in Norfolk, nestled near the River Thet. Perfect for honeymoons and secluded weekends away. Chilled prosecco and treats included on arrival.

    Hot tub

    Log burning stove

    Hammock

  • 1-4 guests
    2 bedrooms
    Wheelchair-adapted Silver Birch

    Your wheelchair-adapted Silver Birch provides extra support to make your stay comfortable, with an adapted interior and an access hoist for the hot tub.

    Wheelchair-adapted

    Hot tub

    Hot tub hoist

We're pet-friendly

At Thorpe Forest, your pets are welcome. We have pet-friendly cabins and facilities on-location.

  • Bike hire

    In cabin spa

    Pre bookable

  • Forest Ranger

    On location

    Play area

    On location

  • Forest Retreat

    On location

Wildlife & nature

At Thorpe Forest you'll find some of the most unique wildlife in the UK

  • Germander Speedwell

    Thorpe Forest’s varied habitats are home to several different plant species that you may spot as you stroll around the location. The open glade at Thorpe Forest has dry sandy soils, providing perfect conditions for a species rich grassland.

    One plant you are likely to see is Germander Speedwell which grows in large clumps. Its small bright blue flowers with a white centre are said to be a good luck charm for travelers.

  • Common Lizard

    From open glades to shaded woodland paths, Thorpe Forest provides a wide variety of habitats for many different animals. Three of the UK’s 6 species of reptile have been spotted here. Look out for the common lizard, but be sharp eyed as they are fast movers and like to stay hidden. You may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of one basking in the warm sun.

Find out about parking, getting here and all our local amenities

Forest Holidays Thorpe Forest
Shadwell
Thetford
Norfolk
IP24 2RX

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For pre-travel enquiries call 03330 110 495

During your stay call 01842 824 840

GPS Coordinates –

Latitude: 52.420533

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Longitude: 0.861412


Learn more about your Thorpe Forest holiday

  • What's nearby

    Nestled deep in beautiful woodland and nearby some of the best places to visit in Norfolk, Thorpe Forest ticks all the boxes for an unpackaged staycation.

  • What's on-site

    At the heart of our location, you will find our Forest Retreat which includes a shop, café, and bar. Here you can meet the Forest Ranger, book activities, and hire bikes.

  • Things to do

    Whether you want to spend a couple of days exploring or enjoy your entire break surrounded by secluded woodland, our forest locations offer things to do for everyone.

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Other Forest Holidays locations nearby

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    Thorpe Forest

    148 miles

  • Sherwood Forest

    193 miles

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