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Swans Nest

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

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Buses

Your closest bus stops are:

Filby Road

West Norfolk Community Transport routes:

  • 10: Swaffham, Tescos, Brocks Road - Swaffham, Market Place

Go to the West Norfolk Community Transport for timetables

More information on buses in Norfolk.

 

Walking

Swan's Nest is within easy walking distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can walk to:

  • The Nicholas Hamond Academy
  • Swaffham Church of England Junior Academy
  • Swaffham Leisure Centre

In 30 minutes you can walk to:

  • Heartwood Church of England VC Primary and Nursery School
  • Swaffham, Sacred Heart Catholic Primary
  • Town Centre Market Place
  • Tesco
  • Asda
  • London street stores
  • Iceland foods
  • McColl's
  • Swaffham Post Office
  • Royal Mail Group Ltd
  • Campingland Surgery
  • Boots Pharmacy
  • Southlands Dental Practice
  • John Holmes Dental Surgery
  • Swaffham Community Hospital
  • Well Swaffham - Market Place
  • Manor Farm Medical Centre
  • Swaffham Veterinary Centre
  • Breckland Oesteopath
  • Merle Boddy Day Centre
  • Dipple & Conway Opticians
  • D A Seaman Optometrists Ltd
  • Swaffham Community Centre
  • Swaffham Library

In 45 minutes you can walk to:

  • OneSchool Global UK Campus
  • Waitrose & Partners Swaffham
  • Castle Acre Industrial Estate
  • EcoTech Business Park
  • The Plowright Medical Centre
  • Universal Pharmacy Ltd

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Cycling

Swan's Nest is within easy cycling distance of many local services.

In 15 minutes you can cycle to:

  • The Nicholas Hamond Academy
  • Swaffham Church of England Primary Academy
  • Heartwood Church of England VC Primary and Nursery School
  • Swaffham, Sacred Heart Catholic Primary
  • OneSchool Global UK Campus
  • Town Centre Market Place
  • Tesco
  • Asda
  • London street stores
  • Iceland foods
  • Waitrose & Partners Swaffham
  • McColl's
  • Swaffham Post Office
  • Royal Mail Group Ltd
  • Castle Acre Industrial Estate
  • EcoTech Business Park
  • Campingland Surgery
  • Boots Pharmacy
  • Southlands Dental Practice
  • John Holmes Dental Surgery
  • Swaffham Community Hospital
  • Well Swaffham - Market Place
  • Manor Farm Medical Centre
  • Swaffham Veterinary Centre
  • Breckland Oesteopath
  • The Plowright Medical Centre
  • Merle Boddy Day Centre
  • Universal Pharmacy Ltd
  • Dipple & Conway Opticians
  • D A Seaman Optometrists Ltd
  • Swaffham Leisure Centre
  • Swaffham Community Centre
  • Swaffham Library

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

Your closest cycle shops are:

  • Bike Electric, 93 Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AQ
  • Pauls Cycles, Unit A, 13 Yaxham Road, Dereham, NR19 1HB
  • Tri Harder, Astra Court, 7 Greens Road, Dereham NR20 3TR
  • Dolphin Cycle Repairs, 17 Mustang Way, Attleborough, NR17 1FZ

Mobile Mechanics who operate in this development are:

  • Cycli Gert Cycle Repair
  • King's Lynn Bike Repairs

You can also find information on our cycling pages.

 

Trains

Your nearest station is King's Lynn.

Visit the National Rail website to buy your tickets and find real time train departures from King's Lynn.

Routes from King's Lynn station

Great Northern routes:

  • King's Lynn - Downham Market - Ely - Cambridge - London

Getting to the station

King's Lynn station is approx. 16.7 miles from Swan's Nest.

The station has 104 cycle storage spaces and 136 car park spaces.

 

Park&Ride

Your nearest Park & Ride is Costessey Park & Ride.

  • Route 510: Costessey Park & Ride - Norwich Research Park - N&N University Hospital
  • Route 511: Costessey Park & Ride - UEA University Drive

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 to stay up to date with all things AtoBetter.

About AtoBetter

We're delivering the Travel Plan at Swans Nest on behalf of Abel 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.