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Cromer Beach - Things to Know Before Visiting

41 Runton Rd, Cromer NR27 9AT, UK


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About Cromer Beach

Cromer is a traditional Victorian seaside resort, with a wide sand and shingle beach popular for swimming and surfing. Its popular activities include building sandcastles, swimming, watersports and rock pooling at low tide. The chalk cliffs are very steep and care should be taken when walking. Fishing is a treasured activity for both locals and tourists.

Attractions Near Cromer Beach

Cromer Museum
Cromer Museum0.72km from Cromer Beach

Explore this cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th century. Cromer Museum is located along Church Street, near the church in the town’s centre. Browse in the Old Cromer Gallery with its huge archive of historic photographs and illustrations of the town. Discover Cromer's history as a Victorian seaside resort with its fine hotels and scandalous mixed bathing.

RNLI Henry Blogg Museum
RNLI Henry Blogg Museum0.85km from Cromer Beach

A beautiful museum that tells fascinating history of the lifeboats and crew that worked out of this seaside town, and showcases the incredible conditions and risks they had to work in. This family-friendly museum tells the courageous history of saving lives at sea in Cromer. The first lifeboat was brought to Cromer in 1805 and the incredible volunteers have won 64 medals for their amazing efforts through the past 200 years.

Amazona Zoo
Amazona Zoo1.24km from Cromer Beach

Amazona Zoo is home to over 200 animals from tropical South America including jaguars, parrots, moneys, snakes, flamingos, guinea pigs and tapirs. There is also a large well-equipped indoor soft play area, for under-12’s. The park style zoo, has a network of paths and viewing areas, where visitors can see the animals close-up; signs tell you what you are looking at and help you understand about their natural habitat and how they relate to more well-known animals.

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate2.31km from Cromer Beach

Felbrigg Hall is a beautiful country home full of hidden delights. It has fabulous gardens and endless acres of parkland to explore and enjoy. The house and grounds were bequeathed to the National Trust in 1969 by Robert Ketton-Cremer. The hall is Grade I on the National Heritage List for England. Most of the grounds are part of Felbrigg Woods, a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Sheringham Museum
Sheringham Museum5.41km from Cromer Beach

Sheringham Museum at the Mo is a museum in the town of Sheringham, Norfolk, England. It tells the fascinating story of Sheringham's history through its people and boats. Our displays about the history of Sheringham include wonderful objects, such as the zeppelin bomb which hit the town in World War One and work by famous local artists, including Tom Armes and Olive Edis.

Sheringham Beach
Sheringham Beach5.56km from Cromer Beach

Sheringham is an award-winning Blue Flag beach made up of sand with areas of shingle and larger stones. It was family friendly and has scenic walks along the promenade, which houses a row of colourful beach huts. Sheringham is also on the Deep History Coast Discovery Trail and has its own Discovery Point.

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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.