Our History

Sco Ruston Hall is a large historical home located in the picturesque Norfolk countryside. This 8-bedroom, family-orientated estate is perfect for enjoying time together with family or simply enjoying the many sights Norfolk has to offer, including beautiful seascapes and beaches.

Escape from the everyday in this impressive period house from the 1800's. Eight bedrooms, a large kitchen, formal dining room, breakfast room, drawing room and snug are complemented by a large enclosed garden.

Beyond the grand entrance of this Georgian country house, you will discover 8 themed and impeccably decorated bedrooms, each with its own character and feel. Choose from various layouts and bed types, including a master room with en-suite, single beds, doubles, and bunk beds. Historical touches throughout are paired with modern amenities, providing the perfect backdrop for your family gathering. Several entertaining areas and a large private garden complete this holiday home. A small library of books and games are available for your use, along with toys for outdoor play. There is a dedicated work space with office desk, and wi-fi is available throughout the house.

Where you'll be

Sco Ruston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

Ideally situated in the heart of the countryside, Sco Ruston Hall is the perfect base for exploring the many attractions Norfolk has to offer.

Norwich City centre is just 9 miles away and offers everything you'd expect in a modern city alongside fabulous historic buildings and features. From the Cathedral which was begun in 1096AD to the Norman Castle of 1067AD and the picturesque boutique shops of the Norwich Lanes, with a wealth of international restaurants and cuisine there really is something for everyone.

Wroxham is one of the most thriving locations in the Broads National Park, just 4 miles away you can find easy access to day trips and boats on the Broads as well as a multitude of local shops and food takeaways.

Norfolk Coast is a vast and varied coastline offering golden sands, Seals, seaside towns and quaint harbours to be reached within 12 miles of Sco Ruston Hall. Cromer is a traditional seaside town with many attractions including its Grade II listed Pier.

Blickling Hall

What's nearby?

Nearby our hall, you'll find a range of attractions and amenities. Just a stone's throw away, the Recruiting Sergeant is a cozy pub with a warm atmosphere, offering a wide range of delicious food and refreshing drinks. If you're in the mood for more pub options, the Banningham Crown is another fantastic choice.

For nature enthusiasts, the Norfolk Broads are a playground for boating and birdwatching.

For history and culture buffs, don't miss the stunning Blickling Hall, a historic Jacobean mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens.

You can also check for local events and festivals, such as agricultural shows, food festivals, and cultural events that may be taking place during your stay.

Whether you're exploring the waterways, trying the local food, or immersing yourself in history at Blickling Hall, Sco Ruston's vicinity offers a range of attractions to enjoy.

  • Green Shower Room

    Green Shower Room has a large walk in shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail finished to a high standard.

  • Hoveton Toilet/Sink Room

    Hoveton Room benefits from a private toilet and basin ensuite.

  • Salhouse Ensuite

    Salhouse Ensuite boasts a huge walk in shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail all finished to a high standard with victorian style decoration.

  • Blue Bathroom

    Blue Bathroom is a fully equipped modern bathroom with freestanding bath, double basins and large walk in shower. Heated towel rail and chandelier complete the feel of the victorian style.

  • Oulton Ensuite

    Oulton Ensuite offers a large walk in shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail finished to high standard with victorian style fittings.

  • Kitchen

    Modern bright space with plenty of room for cooking for the household. Well equipped with cutlery, utensils , pots and pans. Also plenty of storage for your own food etc. We have a large American style fridge/ freezer and also an additional fridge. Double sink. Large range cooker with Halogen top hob, 2 ovens and separate grill. You will also find the Dolce Gusto Coffee pod machine.

  • Barton Bedroom

    Barton Room is compact with bunk bed, wardrobe storage and views over rear garden.

  • Wroxham Bedroom

    Wroxham Room is a grand room with impressive scale, high ceiling and lovely Georgian features original to the house and boasts a Super King size Bed. With plenty of storage, dressing table and views over the front gardens and farmland.

  • Horning Bedroom

    Horning Room is large with an impressive Georgian scale and Super King size bed. Plenty of storage in this room, with dressing table and chaises longe. Views over front gardens and farmland.

  • Hoveton Bedroom

    Hoveton Room is a generous size room with original features, king size bed and plenty of storage also with antique dressing table.

  • Salhouse Bedroom

    Salhouse Room Is our generous ground floor room with king Size bed, television and ample storage. You can also enjoy bay window views over the enclosed rear garden and benefit from convenient private access to the Sun Room.

  • Hickling Bedroom

    Hickling Room is a double bedroom tastefully decorated with antique dressing table and hanging space for clothing.

  • Ranworth Bedroom

    Ranworth Room is a nice size with two single beds, wardrobe and dressing table. Also has the added benefit of a hand wash basin in the room and tastefully decorated with ‘William Morris’ style print wallpaper.

  • Oulton Bedroom

    Oulton Room is a generous sized room, boldly decorated, with King size bed, plenty of storage and bay window views over the rear garden.

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room is an impressive entertaining space with antique furniture and table large enough to seat 16. This is also where you will find the piano and Bluetooth sound bar. Has convenient access to the kitchen via the double dishwasher room.

  • Garden

    South facing, spacious, private enclosed space with mature planting for you to enjoy. A choice of outdoor games and various seating options awaits you.

  • Sunroom / Breakfast Room

    South facing relaxing space giving access to the garden and a lovely space to enjoy breakfast in the morning sun.

  • Office

    Office has all the information about the house, local interests and attractions and also a book exchange. There is a large desk should you need to do any work whilst away.

  • Lounge

    Lounge is an inviting Georgian style room with high ceiling and original features. Large television and enough space for all.

  • Snug

    Snug, is a centrally located relaxing space with easy access to kitchen and sunroom. There is a large television with HDMI cable for your own game console.


The hall offers a range of accessibility features to ensure that all guests can enjoy their stay comfortably. One of the key features of Sco Ruston Hall is the ground floor bedroom, which is fully accessible for guests with mobility difficulties.

This room is perfect for guests with a wheelchair, and there are other rooms on the ground floor that can also be accessed with ease. The office, sunroom, snug, lounge, dining room, kitchen and garden are all fully accessible, ensuring that all guests can enjoy a relaxing stay at Sco Ruston Hall.