West Runton

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £8.35 to £14.10* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

    Top site for beaches

Enjoy coast and countryside from this popular north Norfolk site near Cromer.

You can get a feel for the beautiful and varied Norfolk coast and countryside from our Club campsite at West Runton.

Our pretty and spacious campsite commands a secluded location close to the quaint seaside village with which it shares its name. Trees surround this beautifully maintained site. Facilities include roomy showers, a parent and child room, laundry and washing up area and a lovely dog walk.

Just a short walk from the campsite brings you to the quaint fishing village of West Runton. Its sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing while the plentiful rock pools are waiting to be explored.

For more sandy beaches, piers and promenades Sheringham, Cromer (both within walking distance of the campsite) and Caister-on-Sea tick the boxes.

A mile south of West Runton, Beacon Hill is the highest point in Norfolk. Scale the dizzy height of 300ft and you’ll be rewarded with views over the countryside and coast.

For nature lovers Blakeney Point is a must. This mix of dune, marsh and shingle is home to seals and a variety of birds. Catch a ferry from Mortson Quay to see them. There are more animals to be seen at the Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary and the Norfolk Shire Horse Centre close to the campsite.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Access and SatNav Advice

Difficult access via lane through woods with passing places.

Worth Noting

Many pitches are sloping and chocks will be required. Two boules courts are available. New play area installed 2016. West Runton Beach is approx 1 mile from site.

Eat Local

The site shop sells local fresh local produce, Sheringham Market takes place on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Cookies Crab Shop in Salthouse & Rocky Bottom at East Runton serve local fish, crab and lobster. Roman Camp Hotel serves afternoon tea.

Facilities

West Runton has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Difficult access/approach

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Ready Camp tents on site

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

After going down a wet windy country lane ,finally came to the camp.

This review is for West Runton

After going down a wet windy country lane ,finally came to the camp. Great welcome and camp spot. Shower block cosy although problems with force of shower water over weekend. Journey to beach not straightforward but done once remembered. area of North Norfolk beautiful with Sherringham and Cromer worth a visit.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Groups,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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3

Had the 22 minute wait with others to re-enter the site on Saturday lunchtime due to new...

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Had the 22 minute wait with others to re-enter the site on Saturday lunchtime due to new arrivals being booked in. Asked if staff would raise exit barrier to help relieve the queue but had no positive response so sat their for 22 minutes. No apology from the manager! Had to send 2 grandchildren and my wife on foot back to the van whilst I got more and more angry as this could have been so easily resolved. Why a site of this size offers no recycle bins in these days of recycle news is nothing short of shocking.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 2
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3.7

We eventually got round to staying at this site as it was highly recommended to us as being...

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We eventually got round to staying at this site as it was highly recommended to us as being excellent for dog walking. It certainly was with many different routes accessible directly from the site. Unfortunately there was no information given at check in and little available in the information hut regarding routes, nearest pubs, shops etc. Information leaflets would have been helpful! Several other campers asked us if we knew how to get to the nearest villages, onto the hills etc. The staff could easily have adressed this issue,made everyone's stay more enjoyable and gained better ratings for the site.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 2
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 5
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3.7

This site has a terrible access road to it seems to be more of a narrow sandy badly potholed...

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This site has a terrible access road to it seems to be more of a narrow sandy badly potholed lane than a road it is extremely steep, extremely narrow and extremely bumpy especially when towing a caravan as it doesn't matter how slowly you go it doesn't stop the van being thrown around on the road, plus you cannot see what is coming the other way so if you met a car with a caravan on the back coming the other way whilst towing a caravan I can see no way they would be able to pass as it's far too narrow. The site itself is fairly clean as are the facilities, however there are some staff who are very abrupt when speaking to people and don't seem to like dealing with people very much, we met these when we asked about storing our van on the site & they were exactly the same to a lady who came in to ask about a seasonal pitch just rude & abrupt. On arrival we asked about use of the disabled facilities to be told they would be kept unlocked only to find that near the end of our stay they had been locked again and I had to get my husband to ask for them to be opened again had he have nipped out I couldn't have gone & asked for that to be done myself. It was very disappointed to see people close to us set up a small pen so their 3 dogs could just step out of the van to pee etc with nothing being said to them about this, I would hate to be the next person on that pitch, when 3 dogs have been peeing on the grass for a few days, yet nothing was said to the owners about this by any staff member & they were still doing this when we left, even though it clearly stated no dog fouling allowed on site in the leaflet we were given. In light of our experience with this site we will not be using this site again & won't be recommending to friends

  • Towing: Difficult
  • Location: Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 3
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.75 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: West Runton 0.75 mile

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*Members adult price only, additional charges may apply

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