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Explore Rishbeth Woods
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Warren lodge dating back to 1400. It was built by the Prior of Thetford. Rishbeth wood.

 

 

 

Close to Thetford Warren Lodge, you can walk the waymarked trail to High Lodge among beech.

Thetford Warren Lodge was probably built c.1400 by the Prior of Thetford; this defensible lodge protected gamekeepers and hunting parties against armed poachers. Much later it was used by the local ‘warreners’ who harvested rabbits here.

What do other visitors say?

Do Breckland District Council look after the entry track to the car park at Warren Lodge? The track is full of large deep holes that could do with being filled in as they can easily ruin a car's suspension. Especially at the point where the track meets the Brandon road. Thank you in advance

Gillian White, 5/Jul/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

why have thay cut all the wonderful oak trees down infront of thetford warren lodge

carol connell, 4/Dec/2013

The area of heathland around the Thetford Warren Lodge recently cleared is owned and managed by Breckland District Council. You will need to ask them why they have undetaken this work.

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Please email us at highlodgefeedback@forestry.gsi.gov.uk if you have an enquiry, a complaint or would like a personal reply to your comments.

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Last updated: 10th August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Dogs on lead
  • Horse riding
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Walking
  • Parking
  • Off of the B1107. This car park is provided and maintained by Breckland District Council
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Location

OS Grid ref: TL842840

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Contact

High Lodge Thetford Forest

0300 067 4400
highlodgefeedback@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
Dawn to Dusk
Parking
Off of the B1107. This car park is provided and maintained by Breckland District Council

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