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West Runton Beach

Cromer, Norfolk

A quiet sand and shingle beach which can be popular with surfers.

Beach Type



Toilets on the beach
Pubs and shop in nearby village



Nature and Wildlife

There are marked routes arounfd nearby Felbrigg hall and beacon hill.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

CROMER TIC Prince of Wales Road. Cromer Norfolk. NR27 9HS Tel: +44 (0) 1263 512497


Nearest town: Cromer
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8614, 1.24623
Postcode: NR11 7AA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Cromer, Norfolk at Explore Britain.


take the a148 and turn off before Cromer.

Public Transport

The X 5 bus service from Norwich visits West Runton

Nearest Railway Stations

Gunton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Roughton Road (Approx. 5 miles away)
Cromer (Approx. 5 miles away)
West Runton (Approx. 5 miles away)
Sheringham (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Bicklings Fisherman's, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Blickling Woodgate, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Felbrigg Hall, Felbrigg (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Bickling Blue Badge, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Blickling Five Acre Overflow, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Blickling Estate, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Blickling - Nursery overflow, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Blickling Bucks Common, Blickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
School Lane, Baconsthorpe (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Gunton Station, Gunton (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cromer