LOCAL SERVICES

Police
Bus Services
  • Contact:
  • Eagles Bus Service
  • Address:
  • The Eyrie, Back Lane, Castle Acre
  • Tel:
  • 01760 755 641
  • Services:
  • Private hire & contract work.

  • Contact:
  • Around Swaffham - Tourist Information
  • Tel:
  • 01760 722 255, 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat
  • Website:
  • Around Swaffham website

Rail Services
  • Location:
  • King's Lynn & Downham Market are the nearest rail stations
  • Contact:
  • First Capital Connect - Train Tracker: 0871 200 49 50
  • Website:
  • First Capital Connect website

Health Services
  • Contact:
  • NHS Norfolk
  • Address:
  • Lakeside 400, Old Chapel Way, Broadland Business Park, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0WG
  • Tel:
  • 01603 257 000
  • Website:
  • NHS Norfolk website
Hospitals
  • Contact:
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Address:
  • Gayton Road, King's Lynn, PE30 4ET
  • Tel:
  • 01553 613 613
  • Services:
  • General admissions, A&E
  • Website:
  • Visit the Queen Elizabeth Hospital website.

  • Contact:
  • Cottage Hospital
  • Address:
  • Sporle Road, Swaffham, PE37 7HL
  • Tel:
  • 01760 721 363
  • Services:
  • 18 beds, no A&E
Doctors
  • Contact:
  • Plowright Medical Centre
  • Address:
  • 1 Jack Boddy Way, Swaffham PE37 7HJ
  • Tel:
  • 01760 722 797
  • Website:
  • Vist the Plowright Medical Centre website.

  • Contact:
  • Manor Farm Medical Centre
  • Address:
  • Mangate Street, Swaffham, PE37 7QN
  • Tel:
  • 01760 721 786
  • Website:
  • Vist the Manor Farm Medical Centre website.

  • Contact:
  • The Campingland Surgery
  • Address:
  • Campingland, Swaffham, PE37 7RD
  • Tel:
  • 01760 721 211
  • Website:
  • Vist the Campingland Surgery website.

  • Contact:
  • Litcham Health Centre
  • Address:
  • Manor Drive, Litcham, Norfolk, PE32 2NW
  • Tel:
  • 01328 701 568
  • Website:
  • Vist the Litcham Health Centre website.
Vet
  • Contact:
  • The Grove Vetinary Group
  • Address:
  • 17-19 Lynn Street, Swaffham, PE37 7AU
  • Tel:
  • 01760 723 739
  • Emergencies:
  • 01328 862 137 (Fakenham branch)
  • Website:
  • Vist the Grove Vetinary Group website.
Water & Sewerage Services
  • Contact:
  • Anglian Water
  • Tel:
  • 08457 145 145
  • Website:
  • Visit the Anglian Water website.

    Castle Acre has mains electricity, water and a sewerage system, but no gas supply. Most houses are now on main sewerage, though a number still have septic tanks. Private operators offer an emptying service, one of who is listed below. Others may be found by consulting the Yellow Pages.

    Mr R Duffield (at Stanfield)
    01328 700 275
Refuse Collection
  • Collection:
  • Brown bin (garden waste) alternate Thursdays
    Green bin (recycling) alternate Fridays
    Black bin (general waste) alternate Fridays
    Bank Holidays may affect some collections.
Library
  • Contact:
  • Swaffham Library
  • Address:
  • The Pightle, Swaffham, PE37 7DF
  • Tel:
  • 01760 721 513
  • Opening hours:
  • Visit the Swaffham Library website for opening times and services.
Education
  • School:
  • Castle Acre Primary School
  • Type:
  • Church of England, voluntarily controlled (4-11yrs)
  • Address:
  • Back Lane, Castle Acre, Norfolk, PE32 2AR
  • Tel:
  • 01760 755 305
  • Applications:
  • Applications for enrolment should be made to the Head Teacher
  • Website:
  • For more information, visit the Castle Acre School website.
Religion
  • Church:
  • St James, Castle Acre - Church of England
  • Church service:
  • The main Sunday service is at 9:15am. Details of other services are advertised in the Parish Magazine and on the Church Notice Board.
  • Parish:
  • Castle Acre is in the Nar Valley group of parishes which includes Narborough with Narford, Newton, Pentney, South Acre and West Acre.
  • Parish Priest:
  • Reverend Canon Stuart Nairn
  • Address:
  • The Recotory, Narborough
  • Tel:
  • 01760 338 552
Parish Magazine
  •  
  • The Parish Magazine is the village newspaper and includes all the villages in the Nar Valley Group.
  • Editor:
  • Deborah Davis
  • Address:
  • Park Cottage, Narford Road, Narborough
  • Tel:
  • 01760 337 675
  • Email:
  • davis_household@btinternet.com
  • Deliveries:
  • Free deliveries
  • Contributions:
  • Anyone with items of interest to be included in the magazine should send them to the editor, Deborah Davis.
  • Advertising:
  • To advertise in the magzine please contact Barbara Whitehorn on 01760 755 417 or email c.whitehorn@btinternet.com

    At present there is no correspondent for the local press - The Lynn News & The Eastern Daily Press.