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Runton is located in Norfolk
Runton shown within Norfolk
Area 5.44 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population 1,667 (2011)
• Density 306/km2 (790/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG185422
Civil parish
  • Runton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CROMER
Postcode district NR27
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
NorfolkCoordinates: 52°56′00″N 1°15′00″E / 52.9333°N 1.25°E / 52.9333; 1.25

Runton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk consisting of the villages of East Runton and West Runton. It covers an area of 5.44 km2 (2.10 sq mi) and had a population of 1,633 in 7.84 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population increasing to 1,667 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk.


Runton falls in the electoral ward called The Runtons. This ward stretches south to Aylmerton and had a total population at the 2011 census of 2,125.[3]


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Runtons Ward population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015.