Dereham, also known as East Dereham, a market town, from Saxon times, with a range of shops.
The town was established by Withburga, daughter of a Saxon King, as a religious centre and was a point of pilgrimage. Originally the town was called East Dereham, but recently 'East' has been dropped.
Market on Tuesday and Friday, rest up in the Queen Mother's Garden in the centre of town.
There is a local swimming pool, squash club, and golf course, as well as a refurbished, three screen cinema.
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Discover the history of Dereham.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse A unique museum, ideal for a family day out.
St Withburga's Well A religous site with an interesting history.
Dereham Windmill The last remaining sail windmill in the area.
North Elmham Visit to see the Saxon site.
Animal Ark 6.9 miles Great for young children.
Towns Near Dereham To Visit - straight line distance:Wymondham (10.73 miles) Swaffham (10.79 miles) Fakenham (10.97 miles) Attleborough (11.80 miles)