Things to do at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Things to do at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Choose from our selection of extras and activities to create your perfect holiday

Forest Holidays

Explore Norfolk with a range of extras and activities

Choose from our range of extras and activities and carve out some proper time together in nature. Spend a couple of days exploring the local area or enjoy your entire break surrounded by secluded woodland, make the most of your staycation in the forest.

Fuel up for the forest quiz

Fancy a pre-quiz treat? Get the brains in gear with our Forest Quiz Night sharer in the Forest Retreat. Tuck into five mouthwatering mini-pots for £20 – just right for two.

Secure your quiz seat and save on your feast, with drinks included for £30 when you pre-book. Available from 22 March at all locations (excluding Beddgelert).


  • Skin-on fries
  • Panko-breaded onion rings
  • Sweet chilli-drenched chicken tenders or vegetarian nuggets
  • Garlic & herb ciabatta shards
  • Sweet potato wedges with mayonnaise
  • Tuck in while you tackle the Forest Quiz rounds and enjoy a night out in the heart of the forest.
  • Simply pre-book your food in my account, choose your day, then confirm your mealtime when you check-in.
Mini Explorer Bundle
Save 10%
Mini Explorer Bundle

Nature Discovery Trail
At Delamere Forest
Nature Discovery Trail

Forest Nature Trail
From £7.95
Forest Nature Trail

Forest Quiz Sharer
£30 for two guests
Forest Quiz Sharer

Excludes Beddgelert

Forest Fizz and Scones
Perfect for two
Forest Fizz and Scones

Friday Night Pizza special
In-cabin delivery
Friday Night Pizza special

Our new menu
Just good food
Our new menu

Happy Hours at the Forest Retreat
2pm - 4pm
Happy Hours at the Forest Retreat

Thursday & Sunday

Breakfast in the Forest Retreat
Free refills on tea or coffee
Breakfast in the Forest Retreat

Excludes Beddgelert

Sir Woofchesters launch
New for 2024
Sir Woofchesters launch

Disc Golf
From £10
Disc Golf

Cropton & Thorpe Forest

Garwnant Guided Walking Trail
From £15
Garwnant Guided Walking Trail

Looking for off-the-beaten-track adventures?

Looking for off-the-beaten-track adventures?

Hire bikes for the whole gang and get out into the forest.

Fly through the fresh air, find freedom on two wheels and explore as far as you can see.

Pre-book your bikes through my account then simply pick up when you arrive.

Forest Ranger activities in Thorpe Forest

Spend some time with our resident Forest Ranger and learn the secrets of Thorpe Forest. 

Activities on offer:

Forest Survival | Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Mini Forest Rangers | Saturday
Nature Tots | Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Wildlife Wonders | Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Nocturnal Adventure | Sept - May | Wednesday & Saturday PM

Log in to your account to pre-book ranger activities before your stay.

Foam Clay and Pottery Painting

Indoor activity for the whole family

Head to the Forest Retreat and discover your creative side. Choose from a selection of our favourite woodland animals and experiment with spongy foam clay or paint a masterpiece to take away that same day.

Log in to your account to pre-book.

Small Bisque - Foam or Paint | £6.95
Medium Bisque - Foam or Paint | £10.95
Large Bisque - Foam or Paint | £13.95

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Save 10% on your Go Ape experience when you stay with us.

Take a trip with the whole tribe, packed full of adventure!

Look out for our emails with offers and activities to book before your stay – they'll include your unique discount code.


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Activities at Thorpe Forest

Fresh air and freedom

Food & Drink options

Self-catering made easy

Things to do at Thorpe Forest

  • Pre-book and personalise your stay

    Pre-book and personalise your stay

    Put together your own break with our extras and activities. Whether it’s the convenience of cycle hire to save loading up your bikes, an adventurous kayaking session or a relaxing reward such as movie night treats, you can bring together all the elements that make your holiday special to you.

  • Explore the Norfolk countryside on two wheels

    Explore the Norfolk countryside on two wheels

    Cycling holiday? There are lots of cycle trails near to Thorpe Forest! From gentle forest rides for all the family to mountain biking trails to get your heart pounding. Take long distance rides along National Cycle Network routes or head to the coast for a day of head-clearing cycling.

  • Discover Norfolk on-foot

    Discover Norfolk on-foot

    Norfolk offers great walking and hiking opportunities with its flat terrain and varied landscapes. Explore the forest around you, discover the Brecklands, follow Roman roads and enjoy bracing coastal walks on a relaxing walking holiday.


Norfolk holidays at Thorpe Forest

Our location at Thorpe Forest is situated beside the River Thet. In this beautiful setting, rediscover your sense of calm, rekindle your love of adventure and learn about the natural world. Book your forest break today and escape to the great outdoors.

How to add extras to your booking

Don’t miss out. Log in to your account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. The best way to kickstart your holiday countdown (and get that Forest Feeling before you even arrive).

What is our Premium Wi-Fi & In-Cabin Entertainment Package?

Our In-Cabin Entertainment package is an optional upgrade, bringing premium features to the connected TV in your cabin. With In-Cabin Entertainment you'll have access to high speed Wi-Fi internet, unlimited movies, HD streaming and much more.

You can add In-Cabin Entertainment when booking your cabin, if you have an existing booking call us on 03330 110 495 or Login to My Account.