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Dovecote Gardens

This page contains AtoBetter travel information for Dovecote Gardens. Find local facilities, walking and cycling routes, public transport services and more.

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Buses

Your closest bus stop is:

Beeston Lane

First Bus routes:

  • 13: Spixworth - Sprowston - Norwich - Wymondham - Attleborough

Konectbus routes:

  • 53C: Old Catton - Spixworth - Broadland High School

Desmond Drive

Sanders routes:

  • 54 - Norwich - Badersfield - North Walsham 

Shopping Centre

First Bus routes:

  • 21: Old Catton - Norwich City Centre - West Earlham - Bowthorpe - N&N Hospital
  • 21A: Old Catton,Morrisons - Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

You can find up to date service announcements on First Norwich Twitter, Konectbus Twitter and Sanders Twitter. You can also find service announcements on First Eastern Counties Facebook, Konectbus Facebook and Konectbus Instagram.

Go to the Konect bus website for tickets

Go to the First Bus website for tickets and apps

Go to the Sanders Coaches Website for fares

More information on buses in Norfolk

 

Walking

Dovecote Gardens is within easy walking distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can walk to:

  • White Woman Lane Junior School
  • Lodge Lane Infant School
  • Morrisons - Old Catton
  • Old Catton Medical Practice
  • Lloyds Pharmacy - The Paddocks

In 30 minutes you can walk to:

  • Old Catton C of E Junior School
  • Garrick Green Infant School
  • Norwich Include
  • Spixworth Infant School
  • Woodland View Junior School
  • Hall School
  • Premier Old Catton Stores
  • Little House Dental Practice
  • Spixworth Pharmacy Limited
  • Dye's Pharmacy
  • Together Dental Norwich (Blenheim Road)
  • Coltishall Medical Practice - Spixworth Surgery

In 45 minutes you can walk to:

  • Sewell Park Academy
  • Catton Grove Primary School
  • Respect 4 us Special School
  • Sparhawk Infant School
  • Sprowston Infant School
  • Sprowston Junior School
  • Sprowston Community Academy with Sixth Form
  • Cecil Gowing Infant School
  • Sprowston Falcon Junior School
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Fifers Lane
  • Tesco Express - Wroxham Road
  • Tesco Extra
  • Lidl - Blue Boar Lane
  • Tesco Express - Cromer Road
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Catton Grove
  • Aldi - Sprowston Road
  • The Co-operative Food - Chartwell Road
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Spixworth
  • Post Office at East of England Co-op Foodstore, Fifers Lane
  • Spixworth Post Office
  • Catton Grove Sub Post Office
  • Post office at Tesco Express - Wroxham Road
  • Vulcan Road Industrial Estate
  • Rhombus Business Park
  • Willow Wood Surgery
  • East Norwich Medical Partnership, Sprowston Centre
  • East Norwich Medical Partnership - Thorpe Health Centre
  • Magdalen Medical Practice
  • Friends Dental Practice
  • Spixworth Dental Surgery
  • Expressions Dental Studio
  • The Podiatry Clinic c/o The Therapy Centre
  • Lawson Road Health Centre
  • Vision Express Opticians at Tesco - Norwich
  • Anglian Optics Ltd
  • Funkys Roller Skating & Adventure Play
  • The Sewell Park Sports Centre
  • Greenfields Community Centre
  • Sprowston Community Hub
  • Christ Church Centre
  • Sprowston Library
  • Sprowston Park & Ride

 

Cycling

Dovecote Gardens is within easy cycling distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can cycle to:

  • Sewell Park Academy
  • Lodge Lane Infant School
  • White Woman Lane Junior School
  • Garrick Green Infant School
  • Firside Junior School
  • Norwich Include
  • Heather Avenue Infant School
  • Old Catton C of E Junior School
  • Catton Grove Primary School
  • Respect 4 us Special School
  • Mile Cross Primary School
  • Angel Road Infant School
  • Angel Road Junior School
  • George White Junior School
  • Sparhawk Infant School
  • Sprowston Infant School
  • Sprowston Junior School
  • Sprowston Community Academy with Sixth Form
  • Access Creative College
  • Cecil Gowing Infant School
  • Sprowston Falcon Junior School
  • Magdalen Gates Primary School
  • Open Academy
  • Woodland View Junior School
  • Spixworth Infant School
  • Saint Faiths' Church of England Primary School
  • White House Farm Primary Academy
  • Hall School
  • Morrisons - Old Catton
  • Premier Old Catton Stores
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Fifers Lane
  • Tesco Express - Wroxham Road
  • Tesco Extra
  • Lidl - Blue Boar Lane
  • Tesco Express - Cromer Road
  • Dixon's Shopping Centre
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Catton Grove
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore - Aylsham Road
  • Lidl - Aylsham Road
  • Tesco Express - Aylsham Road
  • Aldi - Sprowston Road
  • Roys - Anglia Square
  • The Co-operative Food - Chartwell Road
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Hellesdon
  • SPAR Aylsham Road
  • East of England Co-op Foodstore, Spixworth
  • Post Office at East of England Co-op Foodstore, Fifers Lane
  • Spixworth Post Office
  • Post Office at East of England Co-op Foodstore, Hellesdon
  • Catton Grove Sub Post Office
  • Post office at Tesco Express - Wroxham Road
  • Mile Cross Sub Post Office
  • Saint Faith's Post Office and Stores
  • Roys Post office - Anglia Square
  • Silver Road Post Office
  • Royal Mail
  • Norwich Airport Industrial Estate
  • Sprowston Retail Park
  • Vulcan Road Industrial Estate
  • Rhombus Business Park
  • Old Catton Medical Practice
  • Little House Dental Practice
  • Lloyds Pharmacy - The Paddocks
  • Willow Wood Surgery
  • East Norwich Medical Partnership, Sprowston Centre
  • East Norwich Medical Partnership - Thorpe Health Centre
  • Magdalen Medical Practice
  • Spixworth Pharmacy Limited
  • Dye's Pharmacy
  • Tesco Pharmacy
  • Prospect Medical Practice
  • One Pharmacy Ltd
  • Well Norwich - Aylsham Road
  • Lloyds Pharmacy - Middletons Lane
  • Friends Dental Practice
  • Together Dental Norwich (Blenheim Road)
  • Spixworth Dental Surgery
  • Norfolk Endodontics
  • Jim Peirson Dental
  • Expressions Dental Studio
  • Together Dental Norwich (Reepham Road)
  • The Podiatry Clinic c/o The Therapy Centre
  • Woodcock Road Surgery
  • Lawson Road Health Centre
  • Coltishall Medical Practice - Spixworth Surgery
  • Coe Costa and Moore Opticians
  • Vision Express Opticians at Tesco - Norwich
  • Anglian Optics Ltd
  • Funkys Roller Skating & Adventure Play
  • Sprowston Sports and Social Club
  • Bodyfit Health & Wellbeing
  • You Fit Norwich North
  • David Lloyd Norwich
  • Sprowston Manor Golf Club
  • The Sewell Park Sports Centre
  • Greenfields Community Centre
  • Sprowston Community Hub
  • Christ Church Centre
  • Norman Centre
  • Hellesdon Community Centre
  • Catton Grove Community Centre
  • Sprowston Library
  • Hellesdon Library
  • Mile Cross Library
  • Sprowston Park & Ride

If you don't feel confident on a bike you can apply for one of our cycle course vouchers.

Your closest cycle shops are:

  • Pedal Revolution, 63 - 67 Bethel Street, Norwich, NR2 1NR
  • Soren's Cycles, 17 Drayton Wood Road, Norwich NR6 5BY
  • Bicycle Links, 135-137 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QH
  • Norfolk Cycle Workshop, Unit 16, The Paddocks, Frettenham Road, Horstead, NR12 7LB

Mobile Mechanics who operate in this development are:

  • Mace Cycle Services
  • J Guyton Cycles
  • Black Cat Cycles Norfolk
  • Moore and son cycles

You can also find information on our cycling pages.

 

Trains

Your nearest station is Norwich.

Visit the National Rail website to buy your tickets and find real time train departures from Norwich.

Routes from Norwich station

Greater Anglia routes:

  • Sheringham
  • Great Yarmouth
  • Lowestoft
  • Cambridge
  • King's Lynn
  • London Liverpool Street

Getting to the station

Norwich station is approx. 4.2 miles from Dovecote Gardens.

The station has wheel racks, cycle parking facilities can be located next to the station entrance, near the bus stops.

There are 62 car park spaces including five accessible spaces.

Step free access to all platforms.

 

Park & Ride

Your nearest Park & Ride is Sprowston.

502 - Sprowston Park and Ride to Harford Park and Ride | konectbus

Visit the Park & Ride website for timetables, routes and fares information.

 

Liftsharing

Liftshare is a free service available to anyone who lives, works and travels in and around Norfolk. You could save money on your travel costs, reduce your stress and do your bit to cut congestion and pollution.

Visit the Liftshare website to find out how to join the car sharing community.

 

Contact your travel plan coordinator

Get in touch with any questions and comments by emailing AtoBetter@norfolk.gov.uk or call us on 01603 223379. You can also join our mailing list to stay up to date with all things AtoBetter.

About AtoBetter

We're delivering the Travel Plan at Dovecote Gardens on behalf of Orbit Homes through the AtoBetter travel plan project.

AtoBetter is working with delivery partners and the community to implement a range of measures to encourage residents to consider a wider range of choices for more of their journeys, such as walking, cycling, public transport, and car sharing.