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Places to Visit


East Ruston village sits between the East Coast and

the Broads National Park and is renowned for its

Common, which is unusual with its mix of grazing land,

fen and lakes. The village is also home to the

celebrated East Ruston Vicarage Garden with its huge

variety of planting and excellent tea shop, one of the

owners Alan Grey is a frequent and entertaining  guest

speak on Radio Norfolk's gardening programme - The

Garden Party. The village has beautiful surrounding

countryside with quiet lanes which are ideal for

walking and cycling. The excellent sandy beaches of the east coast are minutes away. The capital of the Broads - Wroxham is five miles' distance and Stalham Staithe 3 miles, hire a day boat or enjoy some excellent wildlife at How Hill Trust on the River Ant with its glorious wetlands, woodlands, windmills - all the W's!

Our Recommendations

With lots to see and do in the area, we have created this handy map with all of our recommendations, from Family days out, to doggy days out, beach walks to places to's all here, just get exploring! We've even added if they're dog friendly or not! If you decide to book, you will get access to a handy app with all of these places and more, including local walks, restaurants and beaches.

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