Cromer is ideally situated for exploring greater North Norfolk, the Broads, Norwich and beyond. It benefits from frequent connections to London, the Midlands and the rest of the UK by National Rail and abroad through Norwich International Airport. Regular local train and bus links make is easy to get out and explore all the area has to offer by public transport. Notably the Coasthopper bus service is an easy option for exploring North Norfolk.
There is also the award winning North Norfolk Coastal Path, which passes through the area and attracts walkers and birders wanting something extra special.
During the months of March to October there are also several historic homes to visit, including the royal residence at Sandringham as well as National Trust properties at Blickling, Felbrigg and Holkham amongst others. Artists also love to visit, fascinated by the expansive Norfolk skies, cyclists for the ‘relative’ flatness and golfers for the various Royal coastal courses, whilst Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash Club welcomes visiting players.
Perched on the very edge of the North Norfolk coast, Cromer is famous for its tasty crabs, working lighthouse, wide open Blue Flag beaches, a traditional pier complete with an active end-of-Pier theatre plus various special music events and festivals. During the summer Cromer holds its famous Carnival (held in August), which includes an eclectic mix of attractions and varied arts based activities.
Other fantastic happenings include the annual Crab & Lobster Festival, which it shares with nearby Sheringham, and is held in May.
Cromer town has a wide selection of independently owned shops, cafes and restaurants, offering local, foreign and highly acclaimed cuisine, many of which have been passed down through the generations.
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