Thetford is located in Norfolk. This market town dates back to Celtic times. The highest Norman motte in England can be found in the nearby vicinity. Today there are no remains of the castle that was once located on the site. Visitors may tour the mound and take in the scenic views that can be had from the summit as well as view the earthworks at the site. There is also a nearby public park. The ruins of a 12th century priory are also located nearby and are open to the public for viewing. Make sure you also see the statues of Thomas Paine, as Thetford was the birthplace of Paine.
The superb market town of Thetford is fairly well recognised town of Norfolk. The night skies of the town are famous for absolute darkness which really makes it one of the best places to have night parties and festivals. As a matter of fact, Equinox Festival is celebrated each year, which has a strong connection with the astronomy. This attracts native and foreign people from the astronomical background to participate in this awesome event.
There is an interesting attraction of Fun2play in the town as it offers many great types of equipment for kids and children to enjoy their stay. It offers another great feature of birthday celebration which lets you to enjoy the opportunity of enjoying the birthday without longer time consumption. This doesn't only remain an attraction for the natives but foreigners do like to hang around as well.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has an amazing park that is spread across hundreds of hectares. This is obviously a genuine stop that you can't miss if you have the vaguest inclination towards nature. You will be surprised to meet the incredible inhabitants including hawks and passerine birds of exciting colours. The park has all the amazing facilities to offer ranging from benches, toilets, tracks and grounds. This is your dream picnic spot if you want to enjoy a healthy time with your friends and family. Except for winter, when it remains closed for some days, the park remains open for the whole week.