Travel

This page will give information on Travel by different means. It is not exhaustive.

ROAD CLOSURE IN ASHWELLTHORPE – 19 to 21 JANUARY 2016

Notification received from Norfolk County Council Highways Department re. partial road closure of Brick Kiln Lane for three days to repair water main together with the usable alternative route

Ashwellthorpe & Fundenhall STRO265 Emergency

Travel for the retired

If you are aged 60 or over you can get a Senior Citizen Railcard that gives you reduced fares on the UK rail network.

You can get the application form for a Senior Citizen Railcard from South Norfolk District Council – get in touch by post ,e-mail or phone (contact details are below) or visit the Long Stratton offices. You will be asked to provide proof of your age (e.g. driving licence, NHS medical card, birth certificate, passport etc. – they accept photocopies).

contact officer/team: Concessionary Travel Team
web: online enquiry form
email: concession@s-norfolk.gov.uk
telephone: 01508 533880
minicom/textphone: 01508 533622
address:
South Norfolk Council
South Norfolk House
Swan Lane
Long Stratton
Norwich NR15 2XE

Trains

These are operated National Express from Wymondham to London (via Cambridge), The Midlands and beyond or via Norwich

There is also a service operated by The Mid-Norfolk Railway on the Wymondham to Dereham line.

Buses

Regular services are provided by:

Semmence:  CLICK HERE

Anglian:  CLICK HERE

Flexibus

The Wymondham Area Flexibus, is run by Semmence of Wymondham. The service helps people living in the countryside around Wymondham (28 villages) to get to work, shops and medical and leisure facilities in the town, as well as providing a link with other bus and rail services. It is funded by the Countryside Agency through the East Norfolk Rural Transport Partnership, Norfolk County Council and South Norfolk Council. They will be introducing through fares from villages served by the Flexibus to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for passengers changing in Wymondham onto the Anglian service 59. The Wymondham Flexibus provides a fixed route commuter service and an off-peak demand responsive service from Monday to Friday, as well as a late night journey out of Norwich at weekends. The demand responsive service collects passengers from their homes or a pre-arranged point nearby and can be booked by calling 0845 600 2315 by 5pm on the day before travel (or 5pm Friday for travel on Monday). A service to the Wymondham Farmers’ Market started in June 2004, with funding from the government’s Rural Bus Challenge. Two 14 seater buses have been introduced which can cater for up to 3 wheelchairs.

Car

If you want to plan a route to or from Ashwellthorpe or Fundenhall by car click HERE.