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Corporate Functions

Internal of Oak Lodge, High Lodge Forest Centre.Oak Lodge is a single story, oak framed building situated in its own grounds at High Lodge, Thetford Forest. The venue lends itself to family gatherings, meetings and team building events.  It is also licensed for weddings, which are managed by Churchill Catering; an onsite Business Partner.

The main room can facilitate up to 45 guests seated in ‘theatre style’ or up to 22 in our ‘meeting style’.  The large windows offer beautiful, seasonal views of the forest. There is a small shingle car park directly outside Oak Lodge with room for 10 cars, with additional spaces available within the main carparks. The main entrance has a ramp to assist less able guests and push chairs. The grounds have space for picnicking and a private BBQ is included in the building hire. There is a small kitchenette with a fridge, kettle and dishwasher. There are private toilet facilities; and the female toilet is wheelchair accessible and has a baby change unit.  A smaller room at the end of the building can be used for storage or arranged to meet the needs of your booking.

Room hire and associated fees:

  • Hourly rate = £40.
  • Half day(Max 4hrs)= £150.
  • Full day (max 8hrs) = £275
  • There is an additional charge for Set up and Take Down. Please call 0300 067 4400 for further details.

Conditions of hire –

  • Min hire 2 hours (with the exception of schools)
  • Private BBQ hire is included in bookings of 3 hours or more
  • Additional hours or part hours of hire will be charged at the full hourly rate
  • VAT is included in all prices shown
  • Discovery Pass membership discount is 20% off full day hire

Site entry

Bookings of 4 hours or more include site entry for up to 50 attendees and their associated vehicles
Additional site entry fees apply for bookings of 50 or more attendees and their associated vehicles – this is negotiable depending on the type of event
Site entry will be charged at the standard, advertised rate for all vehicles attending bookings of fewer than 4 hours.  Full details available online:





Last updated: 10th July 2018

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OS Grid ref: TL807864
Postcode: IP27 0AF

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Kim Butcher

0300 067 4400
East Forest District

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