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Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre

Shadwell, Thetford IP24 2RX, England
+44 1842 763564
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Escape pods - perfect birthday treat!

We booked the escape pods here for my daughter's 18th birthday with a mixture of her friends and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrsdoodle2
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Attleborough, United Kingdom
Can't wait to come back!

Perfect balance between camping and glamping. When we stayed, it didn't stop snowing the entire... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Rosie J
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Shadwell, Thetford IP24 2RX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the escape pods here for my daughter's 18th birthday with a mixture of her friends and our family, with a day of adventure actitvites attached. From the moment we arrived the staff were on hand and friendly, eager to show us around this...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Perfect balance between camping and glamping. When we stayed, it didn't stop snowing the entire time but the pods were perfectly warm and dry. Having the fire pit nearby was great fun and allowed us to spend maximum time outside with the peace of mind...More

Thank Rosie J
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The cabins were spot on for an adventure weekend away whilst still allowing you to stay dry and warm! Very friendly staff and they left us tonnes of wood for the bonfire and we're happy to leave us to it! Would definitely go again.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Stayed there with a few friends a week or so ago and had a fantastic time. Was staying in these new pods and even though the temperatures were sub zero, we were nice and toasty inside. The staff are fantastic and go out of their...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The best glamping/camping experience I have ever had! Our group of 10 friends took a one night stay in the beautiful Thetford forest, and as soon as we arrived I was impressed by the cosy sleep pods. It was an unusually cold March evening at...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

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

Thank Laurence B
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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

Thank Lindsey P
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