Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve
Station Road, Lakenheath, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 9AD, Tel: 01842 863400, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
What was once arable farmland is now a thriving wetland, home to elusive bitterns, charming bearded tits, and elegant cranes as well as a host of other wetland wildlife.
Lynford, Thetford, Norfolk, IP26 5DE, Tel: 0870 333 1181, (6 miles, 10kms)
Grime’s Graves is the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain. This grassy lunar landscape of 400 pits was first named Grime’s Graves by the Anglo-Saxons.
Brandon Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
The ruins of a small two-storey medieval gamekeeper's lodge. It can only be viewed from the outside.
Mundford, Thetford, Norfolk, IP26 5, Tel: 01842 819081, (7 miles, 11kms)
A nationally important collection of over 200 species of broad-leaved and coniferous trees. Spring and autumn are particularly stunning.
Visitor Centre, Bury Road, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0SU, Tel: 01842 810185, (4 miles, 6kms)
Thirty two acres of landscaped parkland with tree trail and forest walks. Visitor centre & tea room open daily. Play area, walled garden and off-road cycle loops, 20.75km.
6 King Street, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7EX, Tel: 01638 716970, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
A local voluntary museum housed in early 19th Century cottages with modern extensions. Displays include RAF Mildenhall, Fenland and Breckland, local archaeology and local history.
George Street, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0BX, Tel: 07709 236446, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
The centre gives details of the flint, fur and forestry industries in the Brandon area, together with a local interest section housed in the former fire station premises.
Weeting, Brandon, Norfolk, IP27, Tel: 0870 333 1181, (4 miles, 6kms)
The ruins of an early medieval manor-house within a shallow rectangular moat.
High Lodge Forest Centre, Off B1107 between Brandon and Thetford, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0AF, Tel: 0845 643 9215, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Go Ape is an award-winning forest adventure set in amongst the ancient woodland of Thetford Forest. You can enjoy their classic Tree Top Adventure or get off-road on their forest segways and there's even an adventure for Juniors under 10.
Weeting, Brandon, Norfolk, IP26 4NQ, Tel: 01603 625540, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
A nature reserve with grassy heath, pine plantation, meres and associated wildlife. There is also a self-guided nature trail and access to the hide. Noted for stone curlews.
Elveden Estate, Elveden, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 3TQ, Tel: 01842 898068, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Elveden is passionate about great food and drink. All of our produce is grown, reared or created with the utmost respect for the environment. Home grown vegetables, beef, chicken, lamb, pork and game are usually available.
3 Foulden Road, Ickburgh, Norfolk, IP26 5HB, Tel: 01842 878922, (7 miles, 12kms)
Experience the sights and smells of real ale, lager and stout produced in a traditional manner. Our friendly staff are always available to answer questions; alternatively you can book a tour and/or visit our hop garden and brewery shop.