East Runton is a quaint well served traditional Norfolk fishing village with many amenities. The village has two large commons. Bay Tree cottage is closest to Top Common which is complete with a flock of geese who are resident year round and a play area with swings and slides for children. It is a 5 minute walk from the cottage to the wide sandy beaches of East Runton.
There are two pubs in the village, a butcher and a village store (open long hours) a newsagents and teashop.