Cromer, Norfolk

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Tourism as an important trade in Cromer began in the 19th century. A Pier has been a feature of the sea-front for many centuries, the current iron was built in 1901 and extended and modified throughout the 20th century. The Pier houses the Pavilion Theatre, and the RNLI station in the end section.

Cromer is famous for 'Cromer crabs', and you'll see locals and tourists along the pier with crab lines and nets. Carnival Week is in August each year.

  • 19th century Tourist resort
  • Cromer Pier, home to Pavilion Theatre
  • Cromer crabs
  • Coast line known as Poppyland


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Today's find: a rare view of #Cromer's Hotel Metropole as was, taken from #Cromerchurch tower in 1963.

11 Sep 13

@ukseries How about this for a view from Cromer lighthouse, thats Cromer in the distance.

5 Jun 13

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East Runton beach photo

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About Norfolk

Cromer is located in the county of Norfolk. The Norfolk coast covers over 100 miles much of which designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The coast is scattered with traditional seaside holiday resorts, and wide sandy beaches. Great Yarmouth is the largest of the Norfolk coastal towns.


Cromer blog news

Blog entries

Bexhill Sea Angling Festival
Aug 7, 2013
New website launched
Jul 8, 2013
Top 5 Coastal Breaks
December 12, 2011


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East Runton beach

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