Stanhoe travel

This section covers travel information relevant to Stanhoe, including maps, bus services, walking and cycling.

If you need to get here by satnav, postcode PE31 8PS will take you to Cross Lane in the middle of Stanhoe.

Below is a link to a high-quality modern map of Stanhoe in PDF format. It’s useful because it shows many of the house names in the village (though these aren’t searchable, unfortunately). Click on the map to download the PDF version. For historical maps see our local history section.

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Click for a large PDF version (900 kB)

Bus services

Stanhoe isn’t well served by buses. As of October 2023, the Lynx 414 school bus service stops in Stanhoe at 07:53 on school days and will get you to Burnham Market and Wells, returning from Wells at 15:15. If you can get to Docking, the Lynx 33 goes to King’s Lynn and Hunstanton.

Dial-a-Bus is a pre-booked service operated by West Norfolk Community Transport (WNCT). There’s a weekly service (Thursdays) to and from Fakenham, and a fortnightly service (alternate Mondays) between Burnham Market and King’s Lynn.  Phone 01553 770310 to arrange a pickup from your home.

Walks around Stanhoe

The map board opposite the main pond shows various “Parish Walks”.

The County Council’s Norfolk Trails website has a choice of circular walks, plus long-distance paths and a few routes for horses and bikes.

Our local long-distance path is the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path.

The Ordnance Survey maps covering this area are Explorer 250 and 251 (1:25,000) and Landranger 132 (1:50,000).

Cycling around Stanhoe

Our cycling routes map below has a few ideas for mountain biking along the green lanes between Stanhoe and South Creake:

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Click for a large PDF version (3.5 MB)

The map also shows a route north of Stanhoe via Station Road: a good quiet way to get to Brancaster or Burnham Market. The Brancaster route is rough in parts (along the old airfield track), but can be ridden on a touring bike.

For other routes try the excellent cycle.travel route planner.