Norfolk Coastline

Stay in comfort, whilst exploring the beautiful coast. 

West Runton

West Runton beach is most well-known for the Elephant Mammoth fossil, which was discovered in 1990, and dates back to the ice age. The beach here has everything, from pebbles, to rock pools, and as the tide recedes huge sandy stretches as well!

It is one of the best fossil collecting beaches around, as at low tide, knobbly pools of the chalk reef emerge from the sea. These rock pools, as well as the shingly parts of the beach, at low tide, are the best place to go hunting; they are also home to limpets, crabs, sea anemones and starfish!

There are lifeguards on the beach during the summer months and it has the coveted Blue Flag Status.

Elepant mammoth fossil found on West Runton Beach @NorfolkCoastline
Chalk rockpools on West Runton Beach @NorfolkCoastline

From West Runton, you can walk quite easily into Sheringham, over the famous Beeston Bump, or into Cromer along the beach - Just make sure you check the tide times!

The puppet tree shop West Runton @NorfolkCoastline
The Puppet Tree is an old fashioned toy shop which has an area for puppet making and story telling. Behind the shop is a tiny theatre with stage curtains, props and over 100 puppets for children to create their own puppet shows. It is a social enterprise whose aim is to encourage childrens imagination and creativity. 
Top of Incleborough Hill West Runton@NorfolkCoastline

The view from the top of Incleborough Hill is amazing, you can see the whole coastline, from Sheringham to Cromer and beyond. Incleborough Hill stands above West Runton  It is covered with low level gorse bushes and is 260 feet high

The links golf club West Runton @NorfolkCoastline

At The Links Golf Club the sea is visible from every hole. It is a 9 hole course which follows the natural contours of the land around Incleborough Hill. 

Tea room at The Corner House West Runton @NorfolkCoastline

If you want to treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea, then The Tea Room at The Corner House, is the place for you. Booking is advisable, but be warned they only accept cash. Dog friendly.

The Village Inn Pub West Runton @NorfolkCoastline

A great place for a pint is the beer garden at The Village Inn Pub. There are lots of benches, good value food,and your dogs are welcome.

The Pepperpot Restaurant West Runton @NorfolkCoastline

The Pepperpot is a French Restaurant, and is run by a husband and wife team. There is an outdoor seating area.

Hillside Horse Sanctuary is an animal lovers heaven and is worth a visit. There are some beautiful heavy horses as you enter, and they will often let you give them a gentle stroke. Hillside is home to over 3000 animals and is one of the countries most successful campaigning organisations for the animals' cause. There is lots of information about the work of the animal sanctuary, and is educational for children. Dog friendly.

Hillside Horse Sanctuary West Runton @NorfolkCoastline
Hillside Horse Sanctuary West Runton @NorfolkCoastline