Plan your visit at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Plan your visit at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Forest Holidays

Essential information to plan your break at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Our hot tub cabins at Thorpe Forest are set in an idyllic forest setting on the banks of the winding River Thet. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of being in nature, with the Norfolk countryside as your backdrop. Our General Manager, Ed Catton, looks after Thorpe Forest.

Planning your visit

  • Before you travel

    Pre-travel queries: 03330 110 495

    Assistance during the day: 01842 824 840

    Check-in: 4pm onwards*

    Check-out: Before 10am*

    *Early check-in (from 2pm) & late check-out (by 12pm) are extras that can be added to your booking, subject to availability.

    Forest Holidays:
    Thorpe Forest,
    Shadwell, Thetford,
    IP24 2RX

    GPS coordinates:
    Latitude: 52.420533
    Longitude: 0.861412

  • On arrival at location

    Upon arrival/departure: When you arrive, simply park up and head to the Forest Retreat from 4pm (unless you have pre-booked Early check-in from 2pm). Upon departure, simply head to the Forest Retreat from 10am (unless you have pre-booked Late check-out from 12pm) and hand in your keys or drop them off in the outside box.

    Access and terrain: At Thorpe Forest, the terrain is flat and level. Our wheelchair-adapted Silver Birch cabin is within close proximetry to the Forest Retreat for easy access and is situated on level terrain with a ramp to access the cabin.

    Parking: Each cabin at Thorpe Forest has 2 allocated parking spaces. Additional cars can be registered with the team and parked free of charge at the Forest Retreat just a short walk from your cabin. Parking ranges from directly outside your cabin, to a short/longer stroll along a pathway. 

  • During your stay

    Shopping and food options: The Forest Retreat at Thorpe Forest has a small shop containing food and shopping essentials for your convenience, plus breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to be enjoyed in the Forest Retreat or ordered for delivery to your cabin.

    Opening hours: 9am – 8pm

    View Forest Retreat menu

    View In-cabin delivery menu

    Local amentities: The closest supermarkets to Thorpe Forest is Sainsburys (7.4 miles) and Tesco Superstore (4.8 miles). You can arrange a supermarket delivery during your stay, but we ask that you meet the driver on their arrival to accept your delivery.

    Nearby train stations: The closest train station to Thorpe Forest is Thetford (6 miles). Please note, our locations require a journey by car, taxi, bus etc.

Map of location at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Paw-fect treats to get tails wagging

Paw-fect treats to get tails wagging

Pick up the ulti-mutt in doggy dining with Sir Woofchester’s dog menu. Paws can join in all the fun and feasting, from treat pots of Bark burgers and bangers, to delicious dog bowl dinners. There’s even a canine cocktail to dig into – cheers!

Make your stay extra special with easy-add on extras 

Add extras onto your booking up to 48 hours before arrival


Food & drink
Food & drink

Adventure activities
Adventure activities

In-cabin entertainment
In-cabin entertainment

How to add extras to your booking:

Log into my account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. 

If you have an existing booking and need any help you can call our Sale and Service Team 03330 110 495. Monday to Friday: 08.30am - 5.30pm & Saturdays 9am - 1pm.

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Our Flexible Amendment package has got you covered 

We know that sometimes things change, and you might need to amend your holiday dates. Flexible amendment gives you that peace of mind. 

Change the date of your break unlimited times up to six weeks before your intended stay, and if things change last-minute, you can move your break once up to 8 days before your stay. 

Don't forget to add flexible amendment when you book your break! 

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