Local Attractions

Timbers Country Lodge is central to many of Norfolk’s local attractions.

Come and explore the many wonderful Norfolk attractions within easy reach from Timbers Country Lodge. From grand country homes, gardens, seaside, waterways, market towns and other places of historic interest.

You can venture out and explore what Norfolk and the bordering counties have to offer.

Local places of interest include:

  • The historic town of Kings Lynn 15 minute drive
  • Market town of Swaffham 20 minute drive
  • Market town of Downham Market 10 minute drive
  • Burnham Market, Nelson’s Birth Place (Known as Chelsea on Sea) 40 minute drive
  • The famous Norfolk Broads 1 hour drive
  • The Sandringham Estate 30 minute drive
  • The North Norfolk coast 45 minute drive
  • Swaffham Golf Club 15 minute drive
  • Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre 45 mins drive
  • Peckover House and Gardens
  • Oxborough Hall 20 minute drive
  • The Nene Valley Railway
  • The historic City of Cambridge 1 hour drive
  • Welney Wildfowl Centre 30 minute drive
  • Ely Cathedral 40 minute drive
  • Fox Narrow Boats 45 minute drive

Or if you want to plan an adventure or day trip out with the kids, there are plenty of place to visit in an around the area, from Church Farm Rare Breeds Centre in Stow Bardolph to the Dinosaur Adventure Park in Lenwade.

We will be pleased to offer more advice about local attractions, send us an email with any queries and we will be happy to help, email services@timberscountrylodge.co.uk

Local Services

If you need help with finding other local services, please don’t hesitate to contact reception on 01366 347747 or email us at reception@timberscountrylodge.co.uk


PJ’s Taxis 01366 385904

Gary Bishops Taxis 01366 865010

AMC Cars 01366 310295

Stacey’s cars 01366 382801

Sally’s cars 01366 377618

Nearest Post Office

Marham – Post Office
Upper Marham PE33 9NR 01760 337315

Downham Market – Post Office
9 Wales Court, Downham Market, Norfolk PE38 9JZ 01366 382539

Marham RAF Post Office
Upper Marham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 9NR, 01760 337315

Banks / Cash Points

Lloyds, 26 Bridge Street, Downham Market PE38 9DH

Barclays, 13 Bridge Street, Downham Market, PE38 9DR

HSBC, 24 High Street, Downham Market PE38 9DB

NatWest, 37 High St, Downham Market PE38 9HQ

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society, 15 Wells Court, Downham Market PE38 9JZ

Cashpoints Only

Tesco, London Road, Downham Market, PE38 9AW

Morrisons, Bridge Street, Downham Market, PE38 9DH


Spectacular Opticians 2 Maltings Mall, Bridge Street, Downham Market 01366 385421


Boots 11-13 Wales Ct, Downham Market, Norfolk PE38 9JZ 01366 382345

Willows Pharmacy Downham Market Health Center, Paradise Road, Downham Market, PE38 9JE 01366 386500


Downham Market Dental Care – (NHS/ Private) 39 High Street, Downham Market, PE38 9HF 01366 382265

Priory Dental Care – (Private) 5 Priory Road, Downham Market, PE38 9JU 01366 386666


In cases of emergency call 999 For all non-emergencies please call NHS direct on 111

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn Gayton Rd, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 4ET 01553 613613

Car Parks in Downham Market

Tesco* –Access via London Road and Church Road
Downham Market Morrisons/ Hollies Car Park* – Access via Bridge Street and Paradise Road
Downham Market Wales Court Shopping Centre* – Access Via Bridge Street
Downham Market Rear of Iceland* – Access via Priory Road
Downham Market Rear of Downham Market train station* – Access via Railway Road
Rear of Norfolk Fire Station* – Priory Road, Downham Market
*Please see the Car parks individual signs for parking restrictions

Railway Station

Downham Market Railway Station
Railway Road, Downham Market PE38 9EN
Customer Service – 08450 264700