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The Thomas Paine

Historical birthplace of Thomas Paine author of the Rights of man, serving local fayre with a modern twist to your cuisine.

Opening Season

Historical town centre hotel with fantastic elegant bedrooms and great cuisine to match in our new Franklins brassiere serving the very best local fayre all day as well as our Signature sizzling dishes. Stay in Thomas Paine’s birthplace and experience the ambience of a place still with the historical traditions of the 17th century. Only yards away from the ancient museum, dad’s army museum and Duleep Singh’s residence of Eleveden hall. Thetford is full of beautifully created history which is a must for all enthusiasts.

  • Building of historical interest
  • Private parking
  • American Express accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomed
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Central heating
  • Conference facilities
  • Disabled facilities
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Totally non-smoking
  • Television available
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available
  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available
  • Electric shaver points
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Television
Opening Season
Open at Christmas, Open at New Year