We love our repeat guests!

Here at East Ruston Cottages, we really do appreciate ALL of our repeat guests, some of you have been staying with us for years!

To say thank you, I would like to give you a little something back. I have teamed up with some of our local dog-friendly businesses to offer you a £10 voucher to spend when you are here. After you've booked, we'll send you an email asking which voucher you would like, and leave them at the property for you when you arrive!


Smallsticks Cafe

Smallsticks Café is perfectly positioned on farmland next to Cart Gap beach in Happisburgh. We’re a family-run business and pride ourselves on our friendly service and great home-cooked food. We source as much of our menu as possible locally - including crabs and lobsters straight from the boat at Cart Gap and eggs and potatoes from our farm.



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Dunes Cafe, Waxham Barn

Dunes Cafe Waxham Barn is a stunning country cafe sat alongside the historic Waxham Barn and a short walk to the beach. It is the sister cafe to Dunes River Cafe in Acle.

We source as much of our menu as possible locally and everything's freshly prepared by our chef and her team. Named after the field surrounding the cafe, Smallsticks is a short stroll from the beach and has an enclosed garden where dogs are welcome, children can play safely and you can enjoy views across the farmland to Happisburgh lighthouse.


Tavern Tasty Meats

Tavern Tasty Meats is a Norfolk butcher specialising in traditional breeds. We supply traditional breed meats including pork, bacon, ham, lamb, and beef. Their service is built on tradition and trust!




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Sugar & Spice

Charming cafe in a coastal village, which sells cakes, coffee, sandwiches, cooked breakfast and much more. They also sell local crafts which are available to purchase in the shop!


Causeway Butchers

A traditional butchers shop situated on a working farm in the beautiful rural village of Ingham and only a stones throw away from the beach in Sea Palling.
We produce our own pork, lamb and beef. The pork is reared on site as well as at our main site 10 miles away where we also rear our lamb and beef.



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Cookes of Ingham 

We are a small family run business, offering a good selection of quality fruit, vegetables, and potatoes, homegrown and locally selected for freshness.

Alongside our food products, we sell gifts and cards - some of which are made locally. We have an excellent variety of greeting cards by a local photographer, portraying the beauty of our local surroundings and wildlife.

We also sell a good selection of colourful and interesting bags in various sizes, photographic prints, and of course, we must mention our rather lovely selection of handmade Norfolk soaps.



Broadland Angling & Pet Centre

Broadland Pets is conveniently located at the top of Stalham High Street on the edge of the Norfolk Broads (Broads National Park).

Friendly staff are here to help and advise you with their wealth of experience and knowledge in looking after and caring for your well loved pets including: dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, poultry, fish, aviary birds, garden birds and wildlife.



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Sea-nic Prints

My name's Paula and I live here on the fabulous North East Norfolk coast. Whilst walking our labradoodle Weasel, I love taking photos of the fabulous beaches here in our wonderful "nook" of Norfolk and sharing them with you. All available to buy too.

Website: https://seanicnorfolkprints.wixsite.com/mysite

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Seanicnorfolkprints/


Meale & Sons Farm shop & Vera's Cafe

We are growers of plants, fruit and vegetables, including our delicious tomatoes that are available from April to October.  We try to stock local products where possible. You can expect a warm welcome and great service from our staff. Only a 10 minute drive from the coast. Vera's Coffee Shop is fully licenced & air conditioned plus we have a lovely patio overlooking our garden & living wall.  We use our own grown or local ingredients where possible and our own chefs & bakers make everything on the premises. Well behaved dogs  are welcome on the patio.




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We love our local businesses!

At a time when we’re all being affected by COVID-19, our local businesses need our support now more than ever.  Here is a selection of the lovely businesses and establishments we help support, by referring you to them to sample their tasty produce. They also welcome East Ruston Cottages guests, by offering 10% off your bill. Enjoy!


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The Lion Pub at Thurne

Riverside award winning pub. Lots of veer, cider and gin! Food served daily. Large Beer garden. Child and dog friendly. Boasting views of the broads and boat mooring right outside.  If you mention you're staying with ERC, you'll receive 10% off too!



The Lighthouse Inn

Bar/Restaurant/Cafe. Our well-stocked bar features local real ales. Our restaurant food is freshly prepared and cooked by our dedicated team of chefs and served to you with table service only by our happy team of waiters. Our Coffee Lounge is open all day serving coffee, homemade cakes, and specialty teas as well as light lunches. And if you're staying with ERC, just let the team know and receive a 10% discount.



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The White Horse Pub, Neatishead.

Brew pub on the Norfolk Broads. The brewery is located through a glass panel in our restaurant so you can see where your beer is made whilst you eat. We also love dogs here nearly as much as we love beer, so allow dogs in all of the bar areas all of the time but not in our restaurant area.

If you mention you're staying with ERC, you'll receive 10% off too!




Nero's Kitchen is a charity project, with all money going to raising money for ELPIDA SHELTER OF HOPE.

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Neros Kitchen

Home-made Dog Biscuits - ALL profit to Animal Rescue.  Made with love and NO preservatives or additives. Available from:- outside my house in Lighthouse Lane, Happisburgh, Norfolk. NR12 0QA.
Most of our guests and owners have sampled Nero's treats and LOVE them.