Things to See and Do in Thetford, Norfolk

Things to See and Do in Thetford, Norfolk, Thetford, England (B)

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One of the pleasures of a visit to East Anglia is the many historic towns and villages. I discovered the market town of Thetford in Norfolk by chance, while driving from Norwich to Bury St Edmunds. I was surprised to find so many things to see and do in Thetford, including an ancient priory and the tallest earthwork in England.

Thetford was once the capital of East Anglia, and home to the Iceni tribe. It was Boudica, queen of the Iceni, who fought the Romans around 60 CE, destroying their settlement of Camulodunum (Colchester).

The town was still an important centre in the Middle Ages. In the Saxon period it had a mint and its own bishop. It continued in significance after the Norman Conquest: the Castle and the Priory date from this time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to See and Do in Thetford, Norfolk
Guide Location: England » Thetford
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Karen Warren
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Thetford Castle
  • Thetford Priory
  • Castle Street
  • Grimes Graves