Local area guide

Living in Cromer

Thinking about moving to Cromer? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Cromer

Why Cromer is a good place to live

One of Norfolk's most popular seaside destinations, Cromer is a pretty town known for its serene atmosphere. It offers an idyllic lifestyle with its picturesque landscapes, stunning coastline and rich history.

Located at the northeast tip of Norfolk's beautiful coast, Cromer is surrounded by charming villages and hamlets while sitting within arm's reach of bustling Norwich. The cathedral city is the nearest major hub to Cromer, reachable by car in just under an hour.

If you're thinking of moving to Cromer, the abundance of activities, landmarks, culture, and seafood cuisine are testament to the town's all-round appeal. Embrace the slower pace of life and indulge in the town's charm and coastal elegance when living in Cromer.

What's Cromer famous for?

Cromer is famous for the historic Cromer Pier, a Grade II listed structure that stands as a symbol of the town's unique heritage.

The town is recognised as the home of the celebrated 'Cromer Crab', an esteemed local delicacy thanks to the town's rich history as a bustling fishing hub.

Additionally, Cromer's life-saving history plays a major role in defining the town's character with the RNLI's most decorated hero, Henry Blogg, hailing from here.

Cromer made headlines when it became a host to the 'Great British Spraycation' artwork by the world-renowned street artist Banksy.

Things to do in Cromer

There's an array of things to do in Cromer to suit all ages and interests. A prime attraction is Cromer Pier, a hub of entertainment featuring a variety of shows at its Victorian Pavilion Theatre.

The town's local markets open a world of unique shopping experiences and a chance to indulge in local seafood, particularly in crab delicacies. Events like the Cromer & Sheringham Art & Literary Festival, Cromer Carnival and the Crab and Lobster Festival add to the town's lively calendar.

The area's cliffs and beaches make for perfect spots for strolling, picnic outings or just unwinding and soaking in the views.

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Average asking prices in Cromer today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£295,000

36 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£450,000

38 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£330,000

17 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£225,000

52 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Cromer

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Transport in Cromer

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Cromer.

Local connections

Cromer
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Roughton Road
National Rail
0.9 miles / 1.4 km
West Runton
National Rail
2.3 miles / 3.7 km
Sheringham
National Rail
3.8 miles / 6.1 km
Gunton
National Rail
4.9 miles / 7.9 km
North Walsham
National Rail
8.6 miles / 13.8 km

Schools in Cromer

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Cromer.

Education in Cromer

Cromer Academy
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Cromer Junior School
Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Suffield Park Infant and Nursery School, Cromer
Ages: 4 - 7 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)
Argyll House
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Overstrand, the Belfry, Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Northrepps Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Cromer

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  • Kings Head

    Cromer, Norfolk, NR27

    A Bright & Lively seaside town centre pub where there's always something going on. Regular live music, Drag nights & karaoke with classic pub food and drink that you'll love. A great place to be for a good time or to hang out with family and friends.

  • Wellington Hotel

    Cromer, Norfolk, NR27

    With our welcoming team, the Wellington is a friendly pub and always has a great atmosphere

  • Cliftonville

    Cromer, Norfolk, NR27

    SITTING ON TOP OF CROMER’S SPECTACULAR COASTLINE, THE CLIFTONVILLE OFFERS UNRIVALLED SEA VIEWS FROM EVERY ROOM.