The most secret place in England

The most secret place in England

With the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I this year, did you know that the nearby Elveden Estate was used during the war in 1916 as a top secret testing and training area for a new invention?

Wild Swimming in Suffolk

Wild Swimming in Suffolk

Wild swimming in winter anybody? Perhaps not..
However, it could be something to consider in the summer holidays when the weather warms up a bit! If you’re staying with us this year, why not give it a visit.

Accommodation near RAF Lakenheath and other local air bases

Accommodation near RAF Lakenheath and other local air bases

Did you know we’re very close to RAF Lakenheath and other air bases in our area?

Flint Cottage has been very popular the last few years for people visiting family at Lakenheath or on a business trip to the base. Guests like it because it’s conveniently located nearby in Brandon and has everything they need for a comfortable stay.

Heritage workshops in Thetford Forest

Heritage workshops in Thetford Forest

The Forestry Commission, who manage Thetford Forest, have been awarded £610,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project to allow people to explore our areas past.

The scheme, titled ‘Trailing the hidden heritage of High Lodge’, will include the construction of a 4.2km trail for people to find out about how features of the area have been created – from gun flint mining to the creation of the forest itself.

Cosy nights in

Cosy nights in

Feeling a bit chilly? We still have availability through the winter for some cosy nights in front of our lovely new log fire – brand new for 2017 and going down a storm on cold winter nights.

Autumn events at Brandon Country Park

Autumn events at Brandon Country Park

Brandon Country Park in Thetford Forest is just a few minutes from Flint Cottage and is a magical place for exploring on foot or by bike – particularly in the autumn with the trees displaying such a glorious array of colours.

Great days out in Norfolk and Suffolk

Great days out in Norfolk and Suffolk

Looking for great days out in Norfolk or Suffolk? We’ve just found a really good website for finding the top attractions on your doorstep during your stay in the area.

CurveMotion indoor play in Bury St Edmunds

CurveMotion indoor play in Bury St Edmunds

If you’re looking for a place to take the kids for indoor play if the weather isn’t so good during your stay, CurveMotion in Bury St Edmunds comes highly recommended.

Rare chance to see the secretive stone-curlew

Rare chance to see the secretive stone-curlew

They’re usually elusive, shy and unsociable – but a Breckland heath has offered a glimpse of a “secret gathering” of stone-curlews as they prepare for their annual migration.

Elveden Forest spa days at Center Parcs

Elveden Forest spa days at Center Parcs

Flint Cottage is a 2 bedroom holiday cottage located in Brandon, Suffolk, on the edge of Thetford Forest and the Brecks. It is very well located for visiting the Spa at Elveden Forest and Center parcs – without having to go to the expense of staying there.

Fancy a splash?

Fancy a splash?

Waterworld, our local swimming pool in Thetford is a great place to take the kids. There is a wave machine, rapids and water slide along with gym and other facilities in the leisure centre.

Welcome to Walmington-On-Sea!

Welcome to Walmington-On-Sea!

Despite being 50 miles from the coast, Thetford is actually the location used to film outside scenes for the popular BBC comedy, Dad’s Army – the real life Walmington-On-Sea.