Attleborough is a town in Norfolk.
Attleborough is a market town situated between Norwich and Thetford with a population of around 10,000. Although a pleasant town, it caters mainly for residents and most visitors will be there for the surrounding areas. The town is thought to date back to Anglo-Saxon times, the burgh part of the name indicating it was once fortified. for a time the town was rules by the Danes, with powerful Danish families occupying local manors. The town did not thrive under Danish rule and things did not improve until the time of William the Conqueror. In the 1500's the town was largely destroyed by fire.
The town market was thought to have started in the 1200's and is still help today; it now having returned to Queen's Square where it is thought the original markets were held.
The town is sited between Norwich (16 miles) and Thetford (15 miles) on the A11 main road. Minor roads connect the town to nearby villages.
The town is small enough to see on foot.
- 1 St Mary's Church, Church St, Attleborough, NR17 2AH, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Part Norman, part 14th century.
- 1 Snetterton Motor Race Circuit, NR16 2JU (5 miles SW of town), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. M-F 08:30-19:00. Sa-Su 08:30-15:30. Motorsport events, race days, experience days.
- 2 Banham Zoo (Zoological Society of East Anglia), Kenninghall Road, Banham, NR16 2HE (7 miles S of town.), ☏ . Opening times vary through year. Good sized zoo, wide range of animals, good enclosures, well looked after. Entry price varies with time of year and visitor age.
- 3 Combat Paintball, NR16 2TH (3.5 miles from Watton Roundabout on the A11 towards Norwich.), ☏ , ✉ email@example.com.
- 4 Hulabaloos (Children's indoor and outdoor adventure park.), Units 3-5 Great Expectations Business Park, London Rd, Suton, NR18 9SJ, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5 Melsop Farm Park, Ellingham Rd, Scoulton, Nr Watton, NR9 4NT, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Many animals free ranging. Indoor & outdoor play areas.
- 6 Sim-Fly (Flight Simulator Experiences), Main Hangar Offices, Virtual Ave, Old Buckenham Airfield, Abbey Rd, Old Buckenham, NR17 1PU (4 miles SE of town), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Tu-Su 09:00-17:00.
- 1 Sainsbury's (Supermarket & Petrol Station), High St, Attleborough, NR17 2EH (Close to town centre), ☏ . M-Sa 07:00-21:00. Su 10:00-16:00. ATMs.
- 2 Lidl (Supermarket), Queens Rd, Attlborough, NR17 2AG. M-Sa 08:00-22:00. Sun 10:00-16:00.
- 3 Barclays Bank, Queens Square, Attleborough, NR17 2AF, ☏ . M Tu Th F 09:30-16:30..
- 4 Nationwide (Bank), Anglia House, Church St, Attleborough, NR17 2AH. M 09:00-16:30. Tu 09:30-16:30. W-F 09:00-16:30. Sa 09:00-12:00.
- 1 The Mulberry Tree, Station Rd, Attleborough, NR17 2AS, ☏ . Bar: M-Sa 11:00-23:00. Restaurant: M-Sa 12:00-14:00 & 18:30-21:00.
- 2 Woody's, Church St, Attleborough, NR17 2AH, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Smoked meats
- 3 Pizza Bello (Restaurant), White House, Queens Square, Attleborough, NR17 2AF, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 4 [dead link] The Rose of India (Restaurant & take-away), 20 London Rd, Attleborough, NR17 2BU, ☏ . Daily 12:00-14:00 & 17:00-23:30.
- 5 [dead link] Mr D's Diner, A11 Southbound, Attleborough, NR17 2PU, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. M-Th 12:00-20:00. F-Sa 8:00-21:00. Su 8:00-20:00.
- 1 The White Lodge (Pub & Restaurant), London Rd, Attleborough, NR17 1AY, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Food: M-F 12:00-14:30pm & 18:00-21:00 (last orders 20:45pm). Sa 12:00-21:00 (last orders 20:45). Su 12:00-20:00 (last orders 19:45).
- 2 The Coffee Lounge, Queens Square, Attleborough, NR17 2AE, ☏ .
- 1 The Lodge (B&B), Station Rd, Attleborough, NR17 2AS, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Off-street parking.
- 2 Griffin Hotel, 19 Church St, Attleborough, NR17 2AH, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Also food & bar.
- 3 Old Field Barn (B&B), Abbey Rd, Old Buckenham, NR17 1QA, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Check-in: 16:00-21:00, check-out: By 10:00. £65 (single occupancy). £75 (double occupancy).
- 1 Nearest Accident & Emergency: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital (Casualty or the Emergency Room), Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY (14 miles NE of town). 24/7.
- 2 Attleborough Surgeries (GP or Primary Healthcare), Queens Square Surgery, Queens Square, Attleborough, NR17 2AF, ☏ . M Tu 08:30-18:00. W 08:30-12:00 & 14:00-18:00. Th F 08:30-18:00.
- 3 John G. Plummer (Dentist), Wymondham Medical Centre, Post Mill Close, Wymondham, NR18 0RF (7 miles NE of town.), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. M 08:30–17:30. Tu–F 08:30–17:00.. There are a couple of dental surgeries in the town but they either don't provide emergency treatment, have (very) limited hours or don't publish practice information.
- 4 Lloyds (Pharmacy), Queens Square, Attleborough, NR17 2AF, ☏ . M-F 08:00-18:00. Sa 09:00-17:00.
- 5 Post Office, High St, Attleborough, NR17 2BS.
|Routes through Attleborough|
|Newmarket ← Thetford ←||SW NE||→ Wymondham → Norwich|