Local Area

Great Hockham is a perfect central point for all things Norfolk & Suffolk sitting proudly on the border. Without a doubt there is so much to see and do in this area. If outdoor purists are you’re thing, this is the destination for you. In fact, you’re just moments away from Thetford Forest Park at Scotgate Cottage offering an abundance of bike, walking trails and outdoor adventure.

Great Hockham is a picturesque village situated in the heart of Norfolk’s countryside. At it’s centre is the picture postcard village green with its particularly fine Village sign resembling the history of Hockham. The village itself boasts it’s own public house and an array of local shops can be found in the market town of Watton located just 6 miles away. Discover many local artisan producers in the surrounding local villages from sweet fruit farms to local farm shops serving the finest quality of fresh produce.

Fancy venturing further afield. Take your pick from charming coastlines, glorious country and a fine city. Considered as the capital of East Anglia, Norwich has much to offer visitors. It’s cobbled streets carries it’s medieval charm. It’s Norman Cathedral is one of the finest in England meanwhile the majestic Castle with its fine 12th century overlooks the fine city. The Georgian market town of Bury is close by – a true gem in Suffolk’s crown. Quaint coastal villages and towns can be reached to within 40 miles home to charming independent shops and sweeps of sandy beaches lined with a colourful display of beach huts.

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Let’s Go Alpacas

Imagine a peaceful walk surrounded by nature, with a friendly alpaca by your side… Now make it a reality! Let’s…

Thetford Forest

Thetford Forest is one of England’s largest pine forests nestled in the heart of East Anglia. Spanning over 52,000 acres,…
Cycle trails along country lanes

Walking and Cycling

There are many lovely walks and cycle routes nearby which take you down quiet lanes or across country.
Traditional country pub with exposed beams

Food and Drink

If you wanted to venture outside there are plenty of places to eat and drink
High Lodge

Days Out

Find out more about the local area with our days out guide