West Runton

West Runton station serves the charming village of West Runton, which together with East Runton, forms the parish of Runton.

The West Runton Mammoth, a fossilized skeleton of a steppe mammoth, was found in the cliffs of West Runton in 1990 – it is the most complete set of steppe mammoth bones that has been unearthed in the world, and you can see some of the bones on display in Cromer Museum.

About a mile south of the village of West Runton (approximately ten minutes by foot), you’ll find Beacon Hill, which is the highest point in Norfolk, granting a great view of both land and sea.

Station Information

West Runton Station
9 Station Rd
West Runton
Cromer NR27 9QD
UK

Wheelchair Access

Explore the local area

There's plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of West Runton Station

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Deep History Coast

In 2013, a team of scientists from the British Museum, Natural History Museum and Queen Mary University, made an incredible discovery while conducting a geophysics survey on the Happisburgh shoreline

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Hillside Animal & Shire Horse Sanctuary

The Hillside Animal & Shire Horse Sanctuary near West Runton station is a great place to visit rescued animals

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West Runton Beach

West Runton beach is about a ten-minute walk from West Runton station

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Clementine’s Café Bistro

Clementine's Cafe Bistro serves tasty seasonal, and wherever possible, locally-sourced food

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The Village Inn

The Villlage Inn at West Runton serves delicious traditional home-cooked meals near the beach

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Seaview Beach Cafe

The Seaview Beach Cafe is a traditional seaside cafe that offers simple fare and excellent value for money for a family day out at the beach

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