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These rental companies provide a good range of Cromer self catering cottages and a vast array of self catering properties in
the Norfolk region. Those with the best range of holiday properties have been included at the top - these numbers may change so make sure to visit the sites for the latest information.
Cottages 4 You
- Over 20 Cromer cottages
for rent in their Norfolk section and a further 400 holiday properties in Norfolk. Some have been given Gold Awards and rated as 'excellent' based on surveys completed by holiday-makers. See their discounts section for the latest reductions.
- More than 20 cottages in Cromer
and the surrounding area from Holiday Lettings. Also included in their collection are holiday apartments, chalets and holiday homes. Their self catering properties can be booked for as little as £120 during off-peak times.
- Around 10 Cromer holiday cottages and self catering accommodation in Norfolk. Their cottages lie within a 5 mile radius of the town. Their Cromer collection are mostly traditional in style and may be booked for £250 during low-season.
- Another 20 Cromer cottage properties from Holiday Rentals. User reviews have been included for most of their holiday cottages which can prove invaluable in helping to decide which cottage to book. Visit the site for the latest news regarding deals and reductions.
Cromer is a bustling holiday resort, situated on the Norfolk Coast. It was at one time a small fishing village known as Shipden, before the tourist boom of the 19th century took hold - eventually fishing was replaced by tourism as the town's main industry. Cromer cottages and self-catering accommodation can be found through the link provided below.
The town has a strong Victorian heritage
which is evident in its narrow, winding streets. It became a fashionable destination for holiday-goers during the late 1800s after an extended period of growth - the affluent also considered it an ideal place to establish their holiday homes and many of these are still present along the coastline.
Some of the main attractions found in and around Cromer include a Zoo, a boating lake, a blue flag beach and a selection of scenic coastal paths and trails. These trails lead to nearby towns like Runton, as well as historical sites such as Beacon Hill's Roman Camp. Cromer Pier
with its Pavilion Theatre
is another focal point and hosts concerts throughout the year. It's one of the oldest of its kind in England and dates back to 1391.
Cromer's strong reputation for crab fishing
is still evident - the fishermen can often be seen on the eastern end of the beach preparing their baits. The alleys and streets towards the centre of town are also reminiscent of bygone times and contribute to the overall picture-postcard ambience. Cromer self catering cottages, then the link below will help.
Cromer visitor attractions
Entry times, admission details and locational information is provided for the most popular visitor attractions, outdoor activities and cultural sites found in and around Cromer. We've also included info about local supermarkets and supermarkets.
For days out see Sheringham Park, which is about 5 miles from Cromer. Designed in 1812, it is maintained by the National Trust and consists of landscaped gardens and woodlands that include a large variety of tree species - opening times are 10-5pm. Cromer Boating Lake
is well-suited to the young and offers a choice of 34 boats such as canoes and paddle boats.
The facility also includes a crazy golf course, a putting green as well as trampolines. Entry is free but there are charges for the facilities. Amazona Zoo
on Hall Road is a popular attraction and houses monkeys, exotic birds big cats. Tickets are between £6 and £9 with discounts available in certain cases.
Food and drink
The family-run Red Lion Hotel
offers a traditional setting in which visitors can enjoy a meal or drink. The bars, which are open throughout the year, serve a very large selection of real ales and the restaurant offers an a la carte menu and an extensive wine list.
Other good pubs include the White Horse Inn (West Street), the Kings Head (High Street) and The Albion (Church Street). For good food see Bolton's Bistro
on the seafront, which is a family-orientated restaurant specialising in locally caught seafood. Lunch is served from 12.00 - 14.00, dinner between 18.00 - 22.00.
History and Culture
Cromer Museum is a fisherman's cottage from Victorian times. It celebrates the history of the town with photographs and historical books. There's also a new geology gallery which exhibits a selection of fossils found around Norfolk. Opening times are 10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday and 2-5pm on Sundays. Tickets are between £1 and £3 with concessions for under 16s.
The RNLI Henry Blogg Museum
on the Promenade is also worth seeing and celebrates the RNLI
and the life and times of its most decorated lifeboatmen. Artifacts include photographs, memorabilia and models. There's also a new exhibition which uses interactive displays to illustrate the work of the RNLI. It's open from 10-4pm from February to December.
Supermarkets and shops
Cromer has a good selection of shops including a Budgens on the High Street and a Morrisons on Station Road. There are also Boots, Lloyds and Superdrug pharmacies on Church Street.