For those wishing to tour the Thetford area and visit places associated with the Duleep Singh family there are a number of great ways to do so.
If you are seeking an adventure on your own, download our free Duleep Singh trail and follow the map full of interesting historical sites. Please check before you travel!
If you are looking for a day trip with a guide, we recommend you contact one of our partnership organisations ‘A Little History of the Sikhs’ who organise regular coach trips to the area and visit all the main heritage sites associated with Maharajah Duleep Singh, accompanied by their knowledgeable guide. They can be contacted on
A Little History of the Sikhs.

Places to Visit

For those wishing to explore the area on their own or with small groups for short and long weekend visits, we advise you to check our Places to Visit page to get an idea of what is open to the public. For a more detailed list of places including local history and sightseeing it is highly recommended you go to the website which will give you great trails and maps to follow and venture on your own.
It is advisable to pre-plan your visit, as timings may vary at various museums and heritage sites. has their own tourist and information desk located in the centre of Thetford, at Leaping Hare Information Office, 20 King St, Thetford IP24 2AP, Tel: 01842 751975 .
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If you are planning to stay over for a few days, there are a number of great hotels in the Elveden and Thetford area. There is the newly opened Travelodge in the center of town which is a great budget hotel and conveniently located for walking around the area. It also has a free car park if you are visiting by car.
For those seeking something more upmarket and with some fine dining there is the historic Thomas Paine Hotel a few doors away from Thetford Museum