21 Jun

Traditional community lifestyle in Thetford

Traditional community lifestyle in Thetford

The town of Thetford in Norfolk could prove to be the perfect place for people who are looking for a bit of a change to move to when they are thinking of buying themselves a new home.

Purchasing property for sale in Thetford will allow people the chance to find what it is like to live in a small community where there are many events and happenings to help everyone feel like they are a real part of something.

Thetford itself is a small market town based in the county of Norfolk. The fact that it has just some 7,000 residents means that it will be the ideal place for people who want to experience a quieter way of life, with less people around, perhaps if they have lived in the city for many years prior.

For those who like to gaze upwards, Thetford's position away from all the bright lights of the city have made it an ideal location for the annual Autumn Equinox Festival, an astronomy event which has even previously feature the Sky at Night star Patrick Moore.

Because of its position, it also plays host to various STAR parties, due to its placing in a rural area with particularly dark night skies.

These kinds of community events will help people moving to the town feel integrated into the heart of the community.

Other top highlights of Thetford include its physical surroundings. Being a small rural town, it is surrounded by much greenery and natural life, making it something of an ideal location for those who may wish to take up hiking or hillwalking, or even just get a small breath of fresh air with the family.

The town is also popular with history buffs, as it is the location of a 12th century Cluniac priory, which still stands in the area, and is an attractive prospect for anyone who wants to see the way that the area was back in the olden days.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801390784-ADNFCR

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