Cromer is a popular family beach with plenty of traditional seaside
activities. Backed by cliffs the beach is made up of mix of sand and shingle
with some great rock pools and crabs at low tide, in fact Cromer is famous for
it's crabs which are renowned the world over for their taste and quality. In
recent years Cromer has also gained some popularity with surfers.
Cromer beach has a small funfair which is great for kids and it's own pier which
has a theatre at the end. Along the promenade there is a putting and bowling
green as well as amusement arcades and gardens.
There is a life guard on duty during the summer, along the beach and promenade
there are plenty of cafés, toilets and of course places to buy ice creams.
There is disabled parking along the promenade as well as some street parking, in
the nearby town centre there are pay & display car parks and during the summer
months a land train runs between the car park and the beach.
Dogs on the Beach
Dogs are not permitted on the main beach area which runs between the Doctors
Steps and the first groyne to the west of Melbourne Slope. The ban runs from the
1st of May until the 30th September inclusive. On the promenade areas dogs must
be kept on a lead.