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Mildenhall Area Guide



Mildenhall is a wonderfully attractive medieval market town with a retail area centred around the market square. The town offers a good range of shopping, education and leisure services, including a Friday market, selection of restaurants and bars, national food stores including a Sainsburys supermarket. The new Mildenhall hub which opened in the summer of 2021 offers a health centre, swimming pool and sports centre, library, pre-school, adult learning space and facilities for the police and the council. The River Lark, Jubilee fields and surrounding forests offer pleasant scenery and nature walks.


Mildenhall is the largest town closest to both RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath.  There are excellent transport links via the A11 to East Anglia, The Fens, Cambridge and beyond. In addition, Mildenhall has a bus station with local, National Express and Jet Link connections.

Type of sales properties

The town offers a wide range of style of properties to include older and modern, with a few new build developments. Properties can be found to suit first time buyers, family homes or investments with a mix of apartments, houses and bungalows.

Type of rental properties

Mildenhall offers a range of properties from luxury apartments to larger family homes. There are several modern housing developments within Mildenhall that prove popular with military personnel. For example, Parkers Mill offers luxury apartments within a converted mill building as well as three and four bedroom houses.

Distances (approx.):

4.2m/6.7km to RAF Mildenhall

5m/8km to RAF Lakenheath

12.7m/20.4km to RAF Feltwell

14m/22.5km to Bury St. Edmunds

10m/16km to Newmarket

12.8m/20.6km to Thetford

23.7m/38.1km to Cambridge


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