Local Area Information

Church View Cottage is in the quiet village of East Ruston, we are located near to the internationally famous East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens. 

With miles of fabulous beaches and coastal villages to explore, Church View Cottage is an excellent base for fantastic days out.

A comprehensive welcome pack is in the cottage which provides information on all the restaurants and cafes in the area, as well as leaflets promoting the wide range of places to visit and explore.

Here is our list of some of the things you may want to experience while you are on holiday.


Visit at least one of the pretty Norfolk coast villages

Enjoy one of Norfolk's wide open sandy beaches

Take a boat trip on the Norfolk Broads

Get to see at least one Norfolk windmill

Visit Norwich Cathedral, one of England's finest

Explore the cobbled streets of old Norwich

Wander one of the fabulous gardens

Visit one of Norfolk's ancient medieval churches

Take a walk in one of Norfolk's nature reserves

Browse the shops and galleries of Norwich or Holt

Take a steam train ride on one of the many railways

Take a drive along the coast road (A149)

Visit one of the pretty coast villages

Explore the nature reserves at Cley

Wander around one the major towns, such as Cromer

Launch your own boat and explore the creeks

Enjoy lunch in one of the many pubs

Walk along a section of the Norfolk Coast Path


Places of local interest.


East Ruston Vicarage Gardens
Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden
Happisburgh Lighthouse
Hoveton Hall Gardens
Horsey Windmill
Moonfleet Marine Boats
Museum of the Broads
Morston Quay, Blackeney
Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Thrigby Wildlife Gardens

Waxham Barns
Wroxham Barns


Great Walks

Norfolk Coast Path

Paston Way

Peddars Way

Weavers Way Bacton Wood

How Hill



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