The Broads

Useful numbers

Emergencies

Ambulance, coastguard, fire, police - 999

Hospitals (with A & E)

Great Yarmouth - James Paget Hospital, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston NR31 6LA - 01493 452452

Norwich - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, NR4 7UY - 01603 286286

NHS 111

Call 111 for 24 hour non-urgent medical advice www.nhs.uk

Police non-emergency

101

Police stations

Beccles - London Road

Wroxham/Hoveton - next to Roys Supermarket

Boating

Broads Control - 01603 756056 

RSPCA

Emergency - 0300 1234 999

Dentists

Acle - The Green - 01493 750757 

Beccles - Mr Fenton - 01502 713427

Beccles - Lumsden, West & Stevens - 01502 712250

Hemsby Medical Centre - 01493 732433

Hoveton Dental Care Clinic - 01603 782885

Norwich - Siskin Dental Surgery - 01603 776834

Ormesby St Margaret - Pippin Close - 01493 730384 

Stalham - Station House - 01692 580395 

Chemists/pharmacies

Acle - Acle Pharmacy - 01493 750502

Beccles - Health Centre - 01502 712662

Martham - Co-operative Pharmacy, Medical Centre - 01493 740388

Stalham - Alliance Pharmacy - 01692 580329

Stalham - Moss Pharmacy - 01692 580329

Wroxham - Roys Department - 01603 777032

Doctors

Acle - Acle Medical Centre, Bridewell Lane - 01493 750888

Beccles - Health Centre, St Mary’s Road - 01502 712662

Fleggburgh - The Surgery, Mill Lane - 01493 369232

Hoveton - Stalham Road - 01603 782155

Hoveton - The Surgery, Stalham Road - 01603 782155

Ludham - The Surgery, Staithe Road - 01692 678611 (for boat hirers based at Potter Heigham)

Martham - The Surgery, Hemsby Road - 01493 748833

Norwich - Walk-In Centre, Rouen House, Rouen Road, Norwich NR1 1RB - 01603 677500 (open 9am to 7pm, 7 days a week)

Stalham - Staithe Surgery, Lower Staithe Road - 01692 582000

Stalham - Stalham Green Surgery, Yarmouth Road - 01692 580880

Vets

Acle - Anchorage Veterinary Hospital - 01493 750255

Beccles - Three Rivers Veterinary Group - 01502 712169

Bungay - Wherry Veterinary Group - 01986 892711

Greatt Yarmouth - Haven Veterinary Surgeons - 01493 416700

Loddon - Three Rivers Veterinary Group - 01508 520247

Lowestoft - Coastline Veterinary Surgery - 01502 573982

Lowestoft - The Veterinary Hospital - 01502 572141

Norwich - Thorpe Veterinary Clinic - 01603 434494

Stalham - Broadland House Veterinary Surgery - 01692 580171

Wroxham - Bridge Veterinary Surgery - 01603 783920

Churches

To find out more about all the different churches in and around the Broads area, and all the services that they have on offer, visit the Churches Together on the Broads website.

Libraries

Hoveton - Library, Norwich Road - 01603 782560 (internet available)

Norwich - The Forum, Millennium Plain - 01603 727927

Stalham - High Street - 0344 800 8006 (Monday 10am-1pm; Tuesday 10am-1pm, 2-5.30pm; Thursday 10am-1pm, 2-8pm; Saturday 10am-1pm)

Buses

traveline - 0871 200 22 33

First bus information - 0345 602 0121

Acle Flexibus - please telephone and pre-book - 01493 752223

Trains

National Rail Enquiries - 03457 48 49 50

Coaches

National Express - 0871 781 8181

Taxis

Potter Heigham area

Catfield - Catfield Taxis- 01692 584800

Feline Travel (up to 16-seater minibus) - 01692 584987/582792

Horning - Direct Travel - 01692 631061 or 0778 744896

Keith’s Cars - 01692 630856 or 07768 642660

Ludham - Village Cars - 01692 678775 or 07881 524343

Ormesby - Drifter Taxis - 01493 445544

Stalham Cabs - 01692 581666

Ranworth area

Acle - Our Hire - 01493 752223

Hillside Taxis - 01692 630548

Tom Fuller’s Private Hire Taxi, Blofield Heath - 01603 712879

Wroxham/Hoveton area

24/7 Cabs - 01692 535535

Horning Taxis - 01692 630841

Village Cars - 01692 678775

Wroxham Taxis - 01603 782925

Beccles area

Goldline - 01502 711611

Mark Adams Taxis - 01502 471774

Tom’s Taxis - 01502 471919

Car hire

Apex Car & Van Rental - 261 Aylsham Road, Norwich - 01603 488688

Avis Rent A Car - Terminal Building, Amsterdam Way, Norwich - 0844 581 0014

Car Hire Norwich - Unit 15, White Lodge Business Park, 15 Hall Road, Norwich - 01603 660650

Enterprise Rent-A-Car - The Boundary Junction, 6 Cromer Road, Norwich - 01603 484384

Europcar UK Ltd - Terminal Building, Amsterdam Way, Norwich - 01603 400280

Hertz Rent A Car - Amsterdam Way, Norwich Airport, Norwich - 0870 850 7198

National Car Rental - Unit 1, St. Benedicts Filling Station, 9 Dereham Road, Norwich - 01603 631912

Thrifty Car Rental - Martineau Lane, Norwich - 01603 660160

Garages

Wroxham/Hoveton area

Castle Garage - 01603 782068

SMT Motors - 01603 783966