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East Wood

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

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Buses

Your closest bus stops are:

Girton Road

First Bus routes:

  • 8: Caister on Sea - Newtown - Town Centre - Gorleston - James Paget Hospital
  • X1: Norwich - Acle - Great Yarmouth - Gorleston - James Paget Hospital - Lowestoft
  • 901: James Paget Hospital - Gt Yarmouth - Notre Dame High School

Excalibur Road

First Bus routes:

  • X11: Belton - Norwich

Borderbus routes

  • 580 - Bungay - Great Yarmouth 

You can find up to date service announcements on First Great Yarmouth TwitterBorderBus Twitter and First Eastern Counties Facebook.

Go to the First Bus website for tickets and apps.

Go to the Borderbus website for timetables and fares.

More information on buses in Norfolk.

 

Walking

Eastwood is within easy walking distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can walk to:

  • Ormiston Herman Academy
  • Ormiston Venuture Academy
  • Falkland Surgery
  • James Paget University Hospital
  • Wrightway Health
  • Beacon Park Industrial Estate

In 30 minutes you can walk to:

  • Peterhouse Church of England Primary School
  • Cliff Park Ormiston Academy
  • Brooklands Centre Special School
  • Homefield VC Primary School
  • Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy
  • Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy
  • Hillside Primary School
  • Woodlands Primary Academy
  • East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Co-op
  • Co-operative Retail Services Ltd
  • Magdalen Way Post Office
  • Londis
  • Bradwell Post Office
  • Tesco Express - Beccles Road
  • Gorleston on Sea Golf Club
  • Lloyds Pharmacy
  • John G. Plummer & Associates Dental Surgeons - Beccles Road
  • Magdalen Pharmacy
  • Online Chemist
  • Day Lewis Pharmacy - Springfield Road
  • mydentist - lowestoft road
  • Parkside Denture Studio Ltd
  • The Foster Clinic
  • D Kneale Opticians
  • New Road Sports and Leisure Centre
  • Phoenix Pool & Gym
  • Bradwell Community Library
  • Shrublands Youth and Community Centre
  • Church Lane Community Centre

In 45 minutes you can walk to:

  • Lynn Grove Academy
  • St Mary and St Peter Catholic Primary School
  • Stradbroke Primary Academy
  • Wroughton Infant Academy
  • Wroughton Junior Academy
  • Gorleston Town Centre
  • Tesco Express - Bell Lane
  • Iceland Foods - High Street
  • Morrisons
  • Belton Post Office
  • Gorleston Post Office
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Gorleston on Sea
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Sussex Road Branch/ Central Pharmacy
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Hopton on Sea Branch
  • Bupa Dental Care Gorleston
  • Millwood Surgery
  • Dunedin Dental - Private Dentists in Bradwell
  • The Hopton Dental Practice
  • Well Gorleston-on-Sea - Lowestoft Road
  • Boots - High Street
  • Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists - Gorleston
  • T.W.A. Schoenherr
  • New Road Sports and Leisure Centre
  • Burgh Hall Leisure Centre
  • Crossfit Great Yarmouth
  • Mill Lane Community Centre
  • Gorleston-on-Sea Library

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Cycling

Eastwood is within easy cycling distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can cycle to:

  • Ormiston Herman Academy
  • Ormiston Venuture Academy
  • Peterhouse Church of England Primary School
  • Cliff Park Ormiston Academy
    Brooklands Centre Special School
  • Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy
  • Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy
  • Homefield VC Primary School
  • East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Hillside Primary School
  • Woodlands Primary Academy
  • Stradbroke Primary Academy
  • Lynn Grove Academy
  • Wroughton Infant Academy
  • Wroughton Junior Academy
  • St Mary and St Peter Catholic Primary School
  • Moorlands Primary School
  • Hopton C of E Primary School
  • Edward Worlledge Ormiston Academy
  • Co-op
  • Co-operative Retail Services Ltd
  • Magdalen Way Post Office
  • Londis
  • Tesco Express - Beccles Road
  • Bradwell Post Office
  • Iceland Foods - High Street
  • Gorleston Post Office
  • Morrisons - Blackwall Reach
  • Gorleston Town Centre
  • Tesco Express - Bell Lane
  • Belton Post Office
  • Burgh Castle Post Office
  • Hopton Post Office
  • M&S Foodhall
  • The Food Warehouse by Iceland
  • Beacon Park Industrial Estate
  • Harfreys Industrial Estate
  • Gapton Hall Retail Park
  • James Paget University Hospital
  • Wrightway Health
  • Falkland Surgery
  • Magdalen Pharmacy
  • Lloyds Pharmacy
  • John G. Plummer & Associates Dental Surgeons - Beccles Road
  • Online Chemist
  • Day Lewis Pharmacy - Springfield Road
  • mydentist - lowestoft road
  • Parkside Denture Studio Ltd
  • The Foster Clinic
  • D Kneale Opticians
  • Dunedin Dental - Private Dentists in Bradwell
  • Newberry Clinic
  • Well Gorleston-on-Sea - Lowestoft Road
  • Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists - Gorleston
  • Boots - High Street
  • T.W.A. Schoenherr
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Gorleston on Sea
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Sussex Road Branch/ Central Pharmacy
  • Bupa Dental Care Gorleston
  • Millwood Surgery
  • The Hopton Dental Practice
  • The Beaches Medical Centre - Hopton on Sea Branch
  • Jhoots Pharmacy
  • Hopton Pharmacy
  • New Road Sports and Leisure Centre
  • Phoenix Pool & Gym
  • Gorleston on Sea Golf Club
  • Burgh Hall Leisure Centre
  • Crossfit Great Yarmouth
  • Bwell Gym
  • Fitness 2000
  • Shrublands Youth and Community Centre
  • Bradwell Community Library
  • Church Lane Community Centre
  • Gorleston-on-Sea Library
  • Mill Lane Community Centre
  • Lichfield Community Centre

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, 29-31 Baker St Town Centre, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6QT
  • Broadland Cycle Hire, BeWILDerwood, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8JW
  • Bicycle Links, 135-137 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QH
  • Pedal Revolution, 63 - 67 Bethel Street, Norwich, NR2 1NR

Mobile Mechanics who operate in this development are:

  • Black Cat Cycles Norfolk
  • Moore and son cycles

You can also find information on our cycling pages.

 

Trains

Your nearest station is Great Yarmouth (opens new window).

Visit the National Rail website (opens new window) to buy your tickets and find real time train departures (opens new window) from Great Yarmouth.

Routes from Great Yarmouth station

Greater Anglia routes:

  • Norwich - Brundall - Lingwood - Acle -Great Yarmouth

Getting to the station

Great Yarmouth station is approx. 4.6 miles from Eastwood.

The station has 56 sheltered cycle storage spaces, 2 lockers, and 9 Sheffield stand spaces.

There are 35 car park spaces and 2 accessible car park spaces.

Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided.

 

Park and Ride

Your nearest Park & Ride is Postwick Park & Ride.

Route 503 - Postwick Park & Ride - Norwich City Centre

Postwick Park & Ride has 552 car spaces.

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 (opens new window) 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 (opens new window) to stay up to date with all things AtoBetter.

About AtoBetter

We're delivering the Travel Plan at Eastwood on behalf of Equinox 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.