Kingswood

West Runton

Cromer Road, West Runton, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9NF

Features

Sweeping cliff top views, beautiful sandy beaches and pine-fringed grounds surround the centre, located in a region boasting wildlife sanctuaries, famous fossils and the biggest skies in the country.

Perfectly positioned within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and on a stretch of coastline designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Situated in 30 acres of grounds and packed with recreational facilities.

About

Perched high on cliff tops overlooking the North Norfolk coastline, this former girls’ boarding school is set in beautiful pine-fringed grounds. The main building and activities are all fairly close together within three minutes’ walk, giving this centre a friendly campus feel, however this 30 acre site is packed with indoor and outdoor activity facilities.

Facilities

  • Indoors: Large indoor swimming pool, perfect for building confidence on the water and enjoying evening pool parties, plus an all-weather activity centre
  • Outdoors: Adrenaline-packed climbing and high rope activities, motorsports tracks, archery ranges, caving and new bushcraft zones
  • Other facilities: Diner, shop, cinema, social hub

Accommodation

West Runton can accommodate 390 young people in standard multi-bedded rooms, sleeping 2-18 people. Accommodation is spread across 5 separate buildings to suit all needs, from an 18 bedded log cabin to a 142 bedded purpose built dormitory block. All accommodation buildings have gender-separated bathroom and shower facilities and party leader rooms close by. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests.

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Food

To fuel young guests during a long day of thrilling adventure activities, we serve three hot meals per day, with lots of choice and seasonal variations. Each day there is a carefully balanced and nutritional meal plan, recently updated to meet and exceed the latest Government standards on  young people's meals.

Click here to see a sample menu

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Party leader facilities

The majority of party leader bedrooms are en-suite and all are either twin or single bedded rooms, complete with contemporary furnishings, tea and coffee making facilities. There is a central teachers’ lounge no more than a couple of minutes from all accommodation blocks with tea and coffee, computer access and TV.

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Location & Travel

Situated on the north Norfolk coast, half way between Sheringham and the Victorian town of Cromer, and easily accessible from the Midlands and East Anglia.

Key travel times by road:

Norwich: 45 min
Ipswich: 2h
Cambridge: 2h
Nottingham: 3h
Birmingham: 3h 30min
London: 3h

Location & Travel