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Dogs must remain under close control at all times and on a lead between 1 March to 31 July. This helps to prevent disturbance to the many ground-nesting birds.
2½ miles south-east of Sheringham and 2½ miles south-west of Cromer. Approaching on the A148 from Cromer, turn right opposite the Roman Camp Inn. The entrance (off Sandy Lane) is about 850 yards on the left and is signposted.
Parking: Free parking
Sat Nav: Roman Camp, West Runton, Norfolk, NR27 9ND
1¾ miles from West Runton along Sandy Lane, passing West Runton railway station
West Runton 1½ miles; Sheringham 2½ miles; Cromer 2½ miles
Holt to Cromer services numbers 4 and 5 (Sanders Coaches) pass Sandy Lane, Aylmerton. The entrance to the woods and heaths is off Sandy Lane.
Dogs are very welcome at West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath. Find out the things to be aware of when you visit, the facilities available for your dog and more.
Take a look at the map of West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath to help plan your visit
A large east-west glacial feature, that dominates the topography of North Norfolk, providing outstanding views of the North Sea.
One of the highest points in Norfolk, located at around 100m (330 ft) above sea level and the site of an old signal beacon.
Views over Sheringham and out to sea. The cairn was put at the top of Stone Hill by the National Trust in 1971.
Panoramic views and one of the few places gorse dodder still flourishes.
Beech, oak, hazel and birch trees provide habitats for a range of wildlife.
Heathland with heather and gorse where adders, common lizards and slow-worms can be found.
Discover what you might see on your visit to West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath, from sea views to wildlife such as nightjars, buzzards, badgers and white admiral butterflies.
With views over the North Norfolk coast, this barn conversion makes the perfect coastal retreat.
Sitting in the woodlands of the Felbrigg estate, this cosy and quirky cottage has a modern interior.
This is the perfect place for a breezy walk along, or up and down, the hills of north Norfolk.
Enjoy the sun on the heaths or shelter from the wind in the woods.
In a stroll of a couple of miles you can see eight species of trees and depending on the season, a variety of flowers, birds, bees and butterflies.
Look for the signs of a Napoleonic signal station, near to the car park.
Enjoy the views over the coastal villages and Sheringham; they are different every day.
Walk through West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath and you'll discover several clues about its history, from iron ore pits to a Napoleonic War-era coastal signal station.
Volunteers play an important role in conserving the habitats in our care. Find out what roles are available and how you can get involved.
To maintain the woods and heaths in our care, the team at West Runton undertake valuable conservation work. Discover how we manage the land.