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Forest in the Brecks (The Brecks)

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Address: Thetford, England

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St Helen's Picnic Area

We spent a very peaceful afternoon at the St Helen's Picnic Area in the heart of the forest. The site is between Santon Downham and Thetford on the Little Ouse River. The picnic... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Thetford, United Kingdom
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We spent a very peaceful afternoon at the St Helen's Picnic Area in the heart of the forest. The site is between Santon Downham and Thetford on the Little Ouse River. The picnic area has good car parking, a fairly tranquil section of river, walking paths, breck and forest. There is a small bridge over the Ouse and several people... More 

Thank padreray
Westerham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Nice and peaceful woodland, great walk with the dogs with lovely scenery especially now the Autumn colours are kicking in. Lots of places to park in lay-bys on the main road to the forest, each one will give a different walking opportunity. If you're in the area of Thetford then visit The Brecks

Thank Mark S
Malton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Really enjoyed our short break in Thetford forest. The dogs had a great time,as did we. The wildlife was good. Saw three different species of deer.

Thank MisterD25
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Really love Thetford Forest, I enjoying walking alone, dog walking and walking with family there. Full of wildlife great spot to relax, chill out, take the family or have a romantic picnic 😘

Thank Shane030377
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Travelled through kings forest today ,the road runs through the woods and the trees looked amazing the colours were wonderful , all around the brecks are worth visiting . On this trip I went to see friends , but I travel through quite a bit for work . I love it

Thank Steven S
Mundford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

We live right next to the forest and spend many hours walking and biking along its paths and routes. From the hidden cross on pilgrams way to the remains of the crashed wwii plane and its memorial. There is plenty to find in the forest.

7 Thank mathel2874

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