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The Olde Windmill Inn

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Egyptian cotton sheets, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Olde Windmill Inn

The Olde Windmill Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Social distancing
Waterend, Great Cressingham, Thetford, England, IP25 6NN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSwaffham Museum7 min drive
  • Popular LocationWatton Clock Tower7 min drive
  • Popular LocationSwaffham Golf Club8 min drive
  • AirportNorwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.)37 min drive

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About this area


The Olde Windmill Inn is located in Thetford. Oxburgh Hall and St. Martin Cathedral are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Wayland Wood and Gooderstone Water Gardens. Melsop Farm Park and Go Ape Thetford are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Swaffham Museum - 7 min drive
  • Market Square - 7 min drive
  • Watton Clock Tower - 7 min drive
  • Church of St Peter and St Paul - 8 min drive
  • Swaffham Golf Club - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Brandon Station - 13 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 70 min drive


  • Twenty Churchwardens - 6 min drive
  • Ceres Bookshop - 7 min drive
  • Little Gary's Plaice - 7 min drive
  • Pedlars Hall Cafe - 7 min drive
  • The Greyhound - 7 min drive

About this property

The Olde Windmill Inn

3.5-star inn in Thetford with free parking
Along with 3 bars/lounges, this inn has a meeting room and wedding services. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. All 15 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets and coffee makers.
The Olde Windmill Inn offers 15 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: GBP 7.50 per person
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Playground
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • 32-inch TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 5 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 5 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express

Property is also known as

Olde Windmill Inn Thetford
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 51 out of 75 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 21 out of 75 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 75 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 75 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 75 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were excellent they could not do enough for you. A very big thank you
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Middle of nowhere but enjoyable stay
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property itself was a bit tired and the rooms could do with a update, very squeaky bed! But what made this place amazing was the helpful and very friendly staff and the gorgeous food. Lots of dog walks locally Would return
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A lovely, secluded little place. Family friendly. Very enjoyable weekend away.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021