Cromer is now a family-orientated Victorian seaside town in Norfolk with a safe and sandy beach, traditional amusement arcades, a Victorian pier and an appealing range of family-friendly holiday cottages. The latter has a theatre with a terrific reputation for ''end of the pier' seaside shows. Visitors can enjoy a holiday in the resort in a range of comforta/norfolk/norwichble holiday homes, both in the town and its surrounding villages on the coast. History lovers will a very quaint Museum in an old Cromer fisherman's cottage portraying 19th Century life in the town.
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Birch House is a large Victorian seaside holiday home in Cromer just a few minutes walk from the beach. It sleeps 17 guests in 9 bedrooms (6 with en suite bathrooms). Ideal for traditional seaside holidays and short breaks in Norfolk for large families or groups of friends.
Although still having a fishing fleet of mainly crab boats, the town doesn't have a harbour. Instead, visitors can watch boast being winched up the beach by the old cobblestoned Gangway. Enjoy a fresh Cromer-Crab lunch in one of the many seaside restaurants on the promenade overlooking the beach. The town also has a number of mini-parks and gardens to wander through or perhaps enjoy a picnic on a sunny day.
It's the place names surrounding the town which makes it a very good holiday jumping-off point for the ancient, the picturesque and the natural environment. Holkham, for example, with its elegant buildings and a wide beach has the Palladian mansion, Holkham Hall, in a deer-park designed, of course, by Capability Brown. Home to the Earl of Leicester, its grand staterooms are packed with fine furniture and tapestries; there's a huge kitchen to be inspected, and a Bygones Museum with everything mechanical from toys, tractors to vintage cars.
Norwich is also within easy reach of Cromer and well worth a day trip. One of the grandest cities in the country has retained the architectural treasures from its early medieval wool-market expansion era, set between the early Norman castle and the magnificent cathedral. But the city has not stood still in this early glory with shopping centres,markets, museums, art galleries and University.