Feline Travel took over the pre-booked bus service knows as the “Poppybus” in September 2016. This service provides a convenient bus service between Wroxham and North Walsham. There is even a monthly service to Great Yarmouth or Norwich. For Tunstead residents, the bus runs regularly each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Though Feline Travel suggests there may be flexibility to accommodate journeys outside the schedule, so always ask when booking.
The bus service is pre-booked. Booking needs to be done before 4:00pm at least the day before by ringing Feline Travel on either 01603 889086 or 01692 584987, a pick up location and time will be agreed. The service is available to everyone and concessionary passes are accepted on this service as before. Currently, the fares are £4 return, £2.50 from all points to all destinations. The journeys are in the mornings allowing passengers a flexible 2 hours in each destination.
Below is a snippet from Feline Travel’s timetable that is relevant for us in Tunstead.
Please note that the service does run on other days to other destinations, but not through Tunstead.
|Days of Week||Monday||Wednesday||Friday|
|Destination||Aylsham & North Walsham||Wro1/Yar2/Nor3||Wroxham|
|Barton Turf and Neatishead||√||√|
|Worstead and Sloely||√||√||√|
|Swanton Abbott and Skeyton||√||√||√|
|East Ruston and Honing||√||√||√|
|Coltishall and Horstead||√||√||√|
|Buxton, Burgh, Brampton, Tuttington||√|
NOTE: Wro1 goes to Wroxham on the first Wednesday of the month; Yar2 goes to Gt. Yarmouth on the second Wednesday of the month; Nor3 goes to Norwich on the third Wednesday of the month.
Please note that vehicles used on this service are Disabled Access and suitable for wheelchairs. Please advise of your mobility or access requirements when booking.