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Dereham

Lively market town, dating back to Saxon times. It probably originated in the 7th C. when St. Withburga founded a monastery here.

aboutDereham, Assembly Rooms, Quebec Street , Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 2DJ

 

Pleasant market town, with an attractive green.

Town Centre, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2

 

Thetford Forest Park is a working forest as well as a place for relaxation and recreation.

Forestry Commission, East of England, Santon Downham, Suffolk, IP27 0TJ

tel: 01842 816033

 
The 1st Dereham Scout Group Trail

The trail itself starts in the centre of Dereham and takes in the villages of Swanton Morley, Lyng and Matishall.

Dereham, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 
The Bishop's Chapel

Cycle Route: Dereham-Hoe-Swanton Morley-Elsing-Mill Street-Bylaugh Hall-Billingford-Bintree-County School Station-North Elmham-Worthing

  • Access: Day ride - moderate, circular; on roads.
  • Miles: 23

Theatre Street, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF

 
Along the riverside at Downham Market

Dating back to Saxon times, this small hillside settlement is one of Norfolk's oldest market towns.

Town Centre, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9

 
Waveney Valley Walks - Knettishall Heath

A walk in the Waveney Valley along sections of the Angles Way and around Knettishall Heath Country Park.

  • Miles: 4

Knettishall Heath Country Park, Thetford, Suffolk, IP22 2TQ

tel: 01473 264759 

 
Along the riverside at Stoke Ferry

Stoke Ferry lies on the edge of the Fens, about 7 miles south-east of Downham Market. The village lies close to the River Wissey which has also been known as the River Stoke.

Stoke Ferry, Norfolk, PE33 9SU

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Thetford Trail

The trail is just under 2 miles long and you should allow approximately 2 hours to complete.

Thetford, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 

Thriving market town, once the capital of the Saxon kingdom of East Anglia.

Town Centre, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2

 
The village sign

The village lies just south of the A47 about 7 miles south west of King’s Lynn. The parish actually includes the villages of Tilney St Lawrence and Tilney-Cum-Islington.

Tilney St. Lawrence, Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk, PE34 4QX

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Swaffham Trail

This is a walking trail, in the Treasure Hunt format, and is approximately 2 miles long. You should allow 2 hours to complete the trail.

Swaffham, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 

Melford Common, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2HJ

 

Beachamwell, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8BD

 
Thetford Forest Park

Thetford Forest with its many cycle tracks is a brillant place for off-road cycling.

  • Miles: 10

Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0TJ

tel: 01473 264 752

 
One of the two village signs in West Dereham

West Dereham is situated 4 miles east of Downham Market and 13 miles south of King’s Lynn.

West Dereham, West Dereham, Norfolk, PE33 9RT

tel: 01553 763044

 
The Attleborough Trail

This is a walking trail in the Murder Mystery format.

Attleborough, Norfolk, -

tel: 01362 694132

 
The village sign

The village of Syderstone is situated around 14 miles south east of Hunstanton and 20 miles east of King’s Lynn and is characterized by its attractive flint houses.

Syderstone, Norfolk, PE31 8SD

tel: 01553 763044