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Place Category: Beaches
West Runton beach is a nice rural quiet sandy beach backed by low cliffs and at low tide you have some rock pools.
West Runton is a very popular beach and coast stretch for Fossil hunters. Fossils of animals, birds and insects are regularly exposed from the eroding cliffs (Cromer Forest bed) backing the beach. The beach is famous for the West Runton Mammoth that was a full skeleton uncovered by the cliffs after a storm in 1990.
Facilities include parking, beach cafe and shop, toilets and more shops and places to eat in the nearby village.
West Runton Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Dog restrictions on sections of this beach.
West Runton Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 25°C on Friday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->2256% 68% 9 mph
4:39 am 9:09 pmClear throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
10->180% 6% 4 mph
4:38 am 9:10 pmPartly cloudy until afternoon.Thursday, Jun 1st
9->220% 19% 9 mph
4:37 am 9:11 pmRain starting in the evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
11->2574% 35% 8 mph
4:36 am 9:12 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Jun 3rd
12->2070% 56% 8 mph
4:35 am 9:13 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Jun 4th
10->1715% 40% 15 mph
4:34 am 9:14 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, Jun 5th
11->172% 35% 12 mph
4:34 am 9:15 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Jun 6th
11->1854% 85% 18 mph
4:33 am 9:16 pm
West Runton Beach Tide Times
West Runton Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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