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Cromer is located on the North Norfolk coast and is within a few miles of Sheringham. It was at one-time a fashionable seaside resort and still remains a popular spot for many holiday-makers, particularly during the summer months. The town, which is known as the Gem of the Norfolk Coast, retains many of its Victorian features and has a long sandy beach.



Visitor Attractions - Cromer's beach is backed by an attractive Victioran promenade and includes a handsome 19th century pier, which still plays host to a traditional end-of-pier show during the summer.
The town itself is dominated by the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Located in the centre of town, the church boasts the tallest tower in the country and large stained glass windows.

Cromer Museum, which is housed in a Victorian Fisherman's cottage, features a large collection of photographs and paintings of the town. The museum also includes a Geology area which displays local fossils found on along the coast and surrounding region. Its prized exhibit, is the West Runton Elephant; the most complete Elephan fossil in Britain.

Situated to the South West of Cromer, is Felbrigg Hall. Considered to be one of the finest stately homes in Norfolk, the ornately-decorated mansion includes both 17th and 18th century finery. It has a walled garden and over 200 acres of wooded parkland across which runs a variety of waymarked trails. Tours of the house are run on a regular basis.

Food and drink - For a good night out, try the Dolphin Freehouse on New Street. The pubserves a range of local real ales and has a seperate restaurant area which affords some fantastic sea views.

Also of note is the Foundry Arms, located in nearby Northrep. It offers a traditional village-pub type ambience and serves locally sourced, home-cooked food.

Bolton's Bistro on the seafront offers a range of seafood dishes including the famous Cromer Crab - all food is prepared to order and is locally sourced. The ever-popular Mary Jane's fishbar is also worth a visit and serves deliciious fish and chips. It includes a 60 sea eating area and take away facilities.
Cromer Cromer Pier Felbrigg Hall Cromer seafront
Images of Cromer and its visitor attractions

Cromer Beach: Sand, shingle
Lifeguarded: Yes
Water grade: MCS Recommended

Cromer cottages and self catering properties


Cottages 4 YouCottages 4 You - More than 30 Cromer cottages in their North Norfolk Coast section which includes over 300 self catering properties in the region. Each property is inspected on a regular basis with booking rates starting at £300 p/w in most cases. Pets are allowed for about half of the properties. Their collection tends to feature traditional properties.


Holiday LettingsHoliday Lettings - 25 Cromer holiday cottages and self catering holiday homes from Holiday Lettings. Rates are between £190 and around £700 for 7 day breaks during low season. Their range of properties includes both modern and traditional holiday accommodation such as lodges, barn conversions, holiday apartments and timber-framed cottages.


Independent CottagesIndependent Cottages - A small selection of Cromer self catering properties from this rental agent, all of which have a been graded with a minimum of 4 stars. They're available from £295 per week during off-peak times, with some able to accommodate up to 8 people. Families are welcome for all and disabled access is available for two of the cottage properties.


Premier CottagesPremier Cottages - A handful of Cromer cottage properties for rent from this company, with about 30 self catering properties situated in and around the Norfolk region. Their collection includes a large range of character cottages, barn conversions and even a converted windmill. All are rurally located with some situated close the the Norfolk Coast.


Holiday RentalsHoliday Rentals - Although no Cromer cottages, there are over 100 self catering Norfolk properties, with many situated on the coast. Their collection includes thatched cottages, luxury beach houses and Fisherman's cottages. Like some of the other rental companies, booking rates tend to begin at around £200 for seven day breaks.
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Cromer Visitor Attractions - Top 5

Cromer Church
30 Cromwell Rd, Cromer, Nofolk, NR27 0BE
Tel: 01263 512 000
Website: http://www.cromer-church.org.uk


Cromer Museum
Tucker St, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9HB
Tel: 01263 513 543
Website: http://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk


Cromer Pier and Pavilion
Box Office, The Pier, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9HE
Tel: 01263 512 495
Email: boxoffice@thecromerpier.com
Website: http://www.cromer-pier.com


Felbrigg Hall
Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR
Tel: 01263 837 444
Email: felbrigg@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Henry Blogg Museum
The Rocket House, The Gangway, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9ET
Tel: 01263 511 294
Website: http://www.rnli.org.uk
Cromer accommodation - popular places to stay in Cromer
Captains House Bed and Breakfasts
Captains House
The White Horse Pub Accommodation
The White Horse
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