Perched on the north-east corner of East Anglia, the bustling town of Cromer is around 23 miles from Norwich. A popular destination for families looking for a relaxing break and visitors who want to experience the best of Norfolk, the town is a must see for anyone interested in food, history, culture and natural beauty.
Whether you’re travelling to Cromer by car or by public transport, you’ll find the town is easy to reach and well connected to the surrounding area. To help you plan your trip to Norfolk, we’re taking a closer look at the best ways to travel to and around Cromer.
Two A roads link Cromer to the rest of Norfolk. The A140 runs from the town to Norwich while the A148 goes to Fakenham. There are also a number of beautiful winding lanes that you can explore in the countryside around the town.
Once in Cromer, you’ll find it fairly easy to get around by car. The town has a choice of car parks both in the town centre and close to the beach, making it easy to park up, get out and explore.
Cromer Station opened to the public in 1887. Built as a spur off the Norwich to Sheringham Bittern line, the station is the last remaining one of three originally built to serve the town. Regular train services link Cromer with both Norwich and Sheringham, making it a popular day trip destination for residents of Norfolk. Another station, Roughton Road, was built in 1985 to serve the newly developed housing estates on the southern edge of Cromer.
If you arrive in Cromer by train, you can continue your journey by foot, taxi or bus. Bike parking facilities are also available at the station.
An impressive 27 different bus routes operate in and around Cromer. These routes help to connect destinations within the town and link Cromer with other villages and towns in the surrounding area. Travelling by bus around Cromer is cheap, quick and easy with many routes running regularly throughout the day. Check local transport information to find out which routes serve your local area.
Thanks to its famously flat landscape, Norfolk is perfect for exploring by bike. There are a number of bike routes around Cromer, some of which take you deep into the heart of the Norfolk countryside. Ask at your hotel or check local information boards to find out more.
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