|Whether you are looking for a gift for friends and family or thinking of treating yourself, Thetford and its surrounding area has a superb range of shops for you to choose from. |
|Thetford caters for all tastes and ages. Offering a selection of fashion shops for him and her, as well as outlets for jewellery, beauty products, toys, games, music, books, pets and up-to-date suppliers for the latest computers and technology. |
Thetford has a small market which is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays and a selection of individual shops as well as some of the High Street chains. All parking in the town is free but please note that some shops close early on a Wednesday.
|Staying in Thetford, you are just 30 miles from Norwich which can be easily reached by bus, rail or the A11.|
People who love shopping will adore Norwich and even if retail therapy is not top of your holiday list, you may just be converted by the incredible range of stores on offer.
The medieval city is a wonderful mixture of shiny shopping malls and all the high-street stores you would expect combined with indidividual and speciality shops situated on narrow cobbled streets, lanes and alleys.
The Royal Arcade is a parade of wonderfully inviting shops selling everything from fine chocolates to designer clothing and unusual gifts.
The Castle Mall is home to many familiar names and this state of the art shopping centre also contains a multiplex cinema and lots of places to eat and drink.
The new Chapelfield Mall opened in 2005 and offers the shopper a variety of upscale stores and department stores to include House of Fraser. It is also just a short walk from the High Street.
Elm Hill is the city's most famous medieval street and along the cobbled paths you will find a number of individual and speciality shops including The Bear Shop and galleries laden with paintings, sculpture and jewellery.
|Thetford has a long tradition as a chartered Market Town, a privilege that goes back as far as the early 11th century.|
Today's Thetford Market is located centrally within the town's Market Place and operates on Tuesday's and Saturday's.
The weekly Markets are still considered a vital part of Thetford's heritage and although new traders are always welcome, business is brisk with some stallholders having traded for many decades and family generations.
For further information or to enquire how to become a a Thetford Market Trader please contact David Brooks; tel: 01842 751975 (9am-5pm Monday-Saturday)