West Runton Beach | Day Out With The Kids

West Runton Beach

West Runton, Norfolk, England

  • The cliffs at West Runton Beach, West Runton
  • The sea at West Runton Beach, West Runton

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

As well as being a Site of Special Scientific Interest, this is a bit of a celebrity spot where the famous West Runton elephant fossil was discovered in 1990. Uncover a few more forgotten treasures at West Runton Beach.

This is a sandy beach with plenty to keep your mini merpeople busy. It's also a great spot for surfing so if you don’t mind getting wet, have a go at hanging ten!

There are lifeguards on duty which is always welcome news as a parent. Oh, and the nearest town to the beach is Cromer.

  • A day beside the seaside
  • Dip your toes in the water or have a stroll
  • Be sure to take a family snap!


  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Toilets Toilets Available

Getting There and Contact Information


West Runton Beach, West Runton, Norfolk, NR27 9QP, England


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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round access.


Free admission.

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are allowed.