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Destination guide

Try local crab in seafood restaurants by Cromer cottages

Cromer is a popular destination for seafood, beach fun and historic sites. You can visit many memorable attractions here, such as the cabaret theatre at Cromer Pier and the Amazona Zoo and its South American animals. You could also explore historic sites like Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate with your dog, or you could hit the trails to explore the landscape. With dog-friendly cottages in Norfolk, you'll never run out of fun experiences with your pet.

 
Things to do

Attractions near your holiday rental in Cromer

After 53 years of saving lives along the Norfolk coast, and with a whole load of hair-raising tales to tell about rescue expeditions on the wild North Sea, the local branch of the RNLI is a great place to begin in Cromer. Its Henry Blogg Museum is situated on the seafront, and bursting with stories of one local lifeguard-cum-hero and his daring escapades on the waves. After that, a stroll down Cromer Pier leads to a whirlwind of cabaret and stand-up and vaudeville in the 500-seater theatre – a great way to kick-start the evening.

Activities

Things to do near holiday homes in Cromer

Summertime brings Cromer to life. When the sun shines, it's all about laying your towel on the shingle-sand beachfront and lazing to the sound of the sea. Energy flowing? Grab a bodyboard and pull some barrel rolls on the waves. Hungry? Hit the Victorian-era concession stands for your fix of succulent chips and fresh-caught Norfolk fish. There's shopping, too. That hides in the charming lanes of the centre, a medley of locally owned delicatessens, craft stores and fashion boutiques.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Cromer holiday homes

Pack the spades and buckets, the flip-flops and the board shorts, Cromer is a summer destination at heart. Cromer holiday rentals by the sea are always at their most popular in the months of June, July and August. That might have something to do with the UK school breaks, but it's also to do with the weather – the sun's typically shining then, making the Norfolk esplanades and sands more enticing than ever. You can also usually get away with trips in months like May and September, in the spring and early autumn.

Natural features

Cromer – a pitstop on the Norfolk coast

Cromer's just one of the many towns that enjoys a prime location on the handsome North Norfolk Coast. Spreading out for miles to both the east and the west, it's certainly deserving of its Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty tag. There are high cliffs of chiselled clay and limestone that drop abruptly down to the water. There are inlets. where yellow sands and long beaches are washed by surf-ready waves. And there are wildlife reserves, like the one surrounding Blakeney Point, gathering seals and seabirds and other intriguing marine life.

How to get there

How to get to and around Cromer

The nearest airport is in Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Roughton Road Station, Cromer Station and West Runton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Family friendly

Family fun near Cromer holiday rentals

Cromer is packed with fun-filled attractions for children of all ages. Holiday homes can be found near family-friendly places like Amazona Zoo, a unique zoo with South American wildlife with an indoor play area and cafe, and Cromer Museum, a Victorian fisherman’s cottage with exhibits about ancient and modern history. Kids will also like the Henry Blogg Museum, a compact museum devoted to the local sailor and hero with exhibits and programs.

Good for couples

Romantic attractions near Cromer holiday homes

Cromer has numerous romantic attractions to enjoy on a couple’s escape. Holiday homes can be found near places like Cromer Pier, a pier with an entertainment complex with live cabaret and comedy performances, and Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, an opulent country mansion with lavish interiors, a lake and woodlands. Sheringham Park, a landscaped garden by the sea with a notable collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, is also great for couples.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cromer?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 641 vacation rentals near Cromer. From 20 chalets to 238 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cromer for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cromer?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cromer. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cromer Station: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • Cromer Pier: 1,064 vacation rentals
  • Little Gems: 1,064 vacation rentals
  • West Runton Station: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Roughton Road Station: 1,087 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cromer listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Cromer?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 20 Chalets in Cromer. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cromer include:

  • Cottages: 238 rentals available
  • Houses: 522 rentals available
  • Cabins: 238 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cromer?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Cromer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.