Oxburgh is an extremely attractive village in the Brecks. Oxburgh Hall is situated in the heart of the village, owned by the National Trust it is one of the few moated properties they own. Oxburgh is surrounded by delightful countryside, has some good market towns and villages close by and is an ideal location for getting onto the nearby quiet lanes for some enjoyable cycling.
A great base for exploring Ely and Cambridge, take the train from Downham Market and avoid the traffic. Thetford Forest has Go Ape, explore the forest from a higher level and zip wire across, not for the faint-hearted. Oxburgh lakes will appeal to the fishermen amongst you. Cockley Cley and Gooderstone Water Gardens is a couple of miles away, the coast and sandy beaches at Hunstanton are about 30 minutes' drive. Swaffham is your nearest market town and will satisfy your supermarket and shopping needs.