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Breckland and Thetford Forest

About The Brecks and Thetford Forest


Breckland, most commonly known as ‘The Brecks’, is a wild and fascinating region dominating South Norfolk and North Suffolk.

There are countless tree-lined footpaths and cycle trails weaving their way through this timeless landscape. The forest, heathland, and mysterious meres of the Brecks teem with wildlife – perfect for a true ‘back to nature’ experience.

The historic Norfolk market town of Thetford brims with history and heritage (and a Dad’s Army museum!). You’ll also find delightful gardens, parks, riverside walks and much more in this thriving county town.

Swaffham, to the north of the Brecks, is a lively town with many fine Georgian buildings lining its streets. The marketplace is transformed every Saturday with bustling stalls selling all kinds of lovely local produce.

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Brilliant Birdwatching in Norfolk

You don’t have to be an expert to have a memorable time visiting some of these Norfolk birdwatching destinations.

There’s so much to see and learn whilst having fun in the fascinating Norfolk surroundings – it’s a great day out for all the family.

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Wild Days Out in Norfolk

Norfolk is a fantastic place for family days out with a great choice of wildlife parks, nature trails, boat trips and more.

Round up your family and head for one of Norfolk’s many brilliant attractions and enjoy a wild day out.

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