Cromer is a small seaside resort in the District of Norfolk. It is situated about 40 km North of Norwich, the administrative centre, right on the coast. Cromer has about 8,000 inhabitants, which corresponds roughly to Nidda without its surrounding villages.
Because of its geographical situation, Cromer is characterised by tourism. It is a well known holiday resort in Great Britain. Quite a few facilities have been created over the past years, facilities for sports, cultural and leisure time activities promise a pleasant stay in Cromer. A sight which should be pointed out is Cromer Pier. The offshore life boat station is at the end of the pier and the “Pavillion Theatre” which is used for many different cultural events is situated on the pier.
Because it is a seaside resort, Cromer has got many hotels, holiday flats and other forms of accommodation of different standards and price range. A good alternative for young people is the Youth Hostel.
The importance of the fishing industry has decreased over the years. “Cromer Crab” is a delicacy which is well known beyond the region. The landscape around Cromer resembles a huge park, and the visitor is quite impressed by the beauty of the Norfolk Broads and many historical buildings (Fellbrigg Hall, Blickling Hall, etc.). That is why Cromer and the area around Cromer are visited by many tourists.
Cromer is always worth a visit and the hospitable inhabitants, the small multifaceted shops and the numerous pubs guarantee a carefree stay.
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