Grade of Trail:
Length of trail:2 miles
Trail is currently open
The Cromwell tank at the entrance to the forest is a memorial to the 7th Armoured Division, known as the Desert Rats, who were based here during World War II.
The easy access trail passes through the old camp. Interpretation boards explain aspects of life for the Desert Rats during their stay in Thetford Forest during 1944.
What do other visitors say?
5 StarsAnonymous, 14/Apr/2014
lovely forest with so much history, lovely so much to see and do
4 StarsDarren Smith, 2/Jan/2014
Great walk, nice to see a walk based on WW11 remains just a shame that if your not careful you end up doing the short version and missing half of it.Oh and it would be nice to see a map of the old base.