Cromer still has a small fishing community. For anyone who enjoys shellfish, there is the well renowned Cromer Crab.
Cromer has a unique pier and it is the home of the last remaining end of pier show. The show has been compared to the quality of London shows. Cromer even has its own Merlin Cinema.
Cromer has great beaches. We have Blue Flag accreditation. There are large expanses of sand and rock pools at low tide. There are slopes to the beach at west Beach and Melbourne Slope. There is a lift to the beach in the Rocket House Café building.
Cromer has a good number of small businesses, with few chain stores. There are many good places to eat in town. No.1 Fish and Chip shop has been shortlisted in the top 10 for best fish and chips. The Clifftonville Hotel a few doors away offers a good selection of bar meals and a good Bistro menu. There are numerous cafes too offering delicious snacks and cakes.
Cromer is the home of the famous lifeboat man Henry Blogg. There is a museum and lifeboat station to visit. The Rocket House Café above the museum offers good food and great views along East Beach. There is North Lodge Park which has a great café run by the Friends of North Lodge Park.
Cromer has putting, a refurbished play area and a brand new skate park. Cycle hire is available locally. Cedar House on East Beach provides surfing, paddle boarding and cycle hire.
Large skies and excellent light conditions provide great photography and art opportunities. Great views of sunrise and sunset over the sea.
Cromer Church dates back to the late 19th century. It has recently had all the bells refurbished. The tower is open regularly in the high season and there are great views across the whole town.
The Coast Hopper bus service will take you as far as King’s Lynn. In good weather there is an open top bus.
There are great shorter walks around town, to Overstrand, Happy Valley, Cromer Lighthouse, East and West Runton. Cromer has ‘Walkers are Welcome’ accreditation and the Norfolk Coast Path, Peddars, Weavers & Paston Ways are close by and are becoming increasingly popular.
The National Trust has Sherringham Park, Bickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall not far away.
Cromer is a few minutes’ drive from Sheringham, Holt, Overstrand and Mundesley. Norwich is a great city to visit. Regular buses and trains run to Norwich.
The Norfolk Broads are 25 minutes from Cromer. This is a central point to start Bird watching from with the Norfolk Broads starting just ten or so miles to the south east of us and good Sea watching points at Cromer and a little farther Westward up the coast.
There are plenty of attractions in and around the lovely seaside town of Cromer. Some of these include:
These are just a few of the many attractions around the Cromer area. The Bon Vista Holiday Cottage provides close proximity to a large number of these, along with two decades of local knowledge from your host.
Bon Vista Cromer
12 Alfred Road
Tel: 01263 511818
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