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Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre

Shadwell, Thetford IP24 2RX, England
+44 1842 763564
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Family New Year in a wonderful place

We found this place on AirBNB and stayed over New Year as a family group with ages from 7 months to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roxburgh8
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Essex, UK
Wonderful location in heart of forest

we were a mixed group of parents with adult children. I cant say the place is cozy and is quite... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
caz L
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London, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shadwell, Thetford IP24 2RX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place on AirBNB and stayed over New Year as a family group with ages from 7 months to 80 years and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The facilities are first class with the building being fairly new but it's the surrounding area that...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

we were a mixed group of parents with adult children. I cant say the place is cozy and is quite school like, but the surroundings are lovely. A wonderful place to stay for a large group of people.More

Thank caz L
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Tim E, Manager at Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Caz, Thanks for the review. I would agree with your comments about not being very cozy. Our main customers are residential school groups so this probably explains the 'school like' feeling. If you can think of anything that would have made your stay more...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Recently used this venue for my 50th birthday - where I had around 50 guests (40 of which stayed on site). It's got plenty of room, has everything you need, and is in a great location! The staff were incredibly responsive and helpful during the...More

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Tim E, General Manager at Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thanks for the great review. I'm so glad that your event went smoothly and I hope you come back for your 60th! Regards, Tim

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great venue with a focus on education making it an ideal destination for information hungry teenagers. Our group were looked after superbly well by the staff, instructors, office girls and team leaders. Very professional and caring bunch. However - the manager Tim ruined what was...More

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Tim E, General Manager at Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi Laurence, Thanks for the review - I'm glad you felt that your group were well looked after by the instructors and admin staff and very sorry to read that your experience was ruined by me. I don't remember meeting you and have no idea...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Just returned from an amazing activity day at Thorpe Woodlands. We arrived to be met by Dan who was our instructor for the day and honestly we couldn't praise him more. He took time and effort with each one of us and just allowed us...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I just went on my school residential and I have a lot to say about it! I, personally think that Thorpe Woodlands deserves 5/5 stars because of many reasons and is highly enjoyable for a wide range of ages First of all, the staff were...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Last week, I went to Thorpe Woodlands, for a school residential and it was amazing! There were three awesome instructors; Greg, Georgie and Adam, the cook was called Gaynor and the food that she made for us was delicious! Our instructor was a guy called...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Thorpe Woodlands is a charity-run adventure centre catering mainly for group visits, and its staff (mainly ex-Suffolk County Council people) are dedicated and thoroughly professional. The modern indoor and outdoor facilities have recently been enhanced by the addition of a two-bed eco-pod, situated about 50...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Took my special needs grandson here for an activities break. He loves it. So many things to do in an amazing place with amazing staff. He was at the Forest Festival week. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

I attended a business course here and was amazed at the location, facilities, cleanliness and layout of the premises The staff were polite, professional and courteous This is situated within beautifully maintained woodland ideal for holidays with kids, walking and biking

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