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Cromer Promenade

Cromer the popular resort on the North Norfolk coast provides an opportunity to enjoy views along the coastline and over the sea from the seafront and the cliff top promenades, each about a mile end to end and then there’s also the Pier and the town itself to make this a full day out for the family.

Walk details

Length of walk: Both the lower promenade along the seafront and the upper along the clifftop are about a mile end to end

Location: North Norfolk

Getting there: This popular destination is well signposted

By public transport: Bus: A number of services (www.traveline.org.uk); Train: Cromer Station on the Bittern Line from Norwich (a third of mile/550m to Westcliffe gardens)

By cycling or walking: On both Norfolk Coast Cycleway and Norfolk Coast Path

Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council

Information boards in car parks, station and throughout the town. TIC open all year tel: 01263 512 497.


Toilets: Disabled and baby changing facilities

Hire equipment available to borrow:

Wheelchair access: Promenade walks (slope between town and seafront). Much of town centre area but some narrow side lanes

Induction Loops: Check with individual premises

For families: A range of facilities in this popular seaside town

Dogs: On promenade and in town, some areas of beach will have seasonal restrictions

Access for all route

Start & Finish: Walks can start from any point in the town depending on how you arrive

Distance(s): Seafront esplanade and the clifftop paths are both about a mile in length (1600m)

Accessibility: Both walks are along surfaced paths of good width for most of their lengths. If travelling by car there is a small disabled parking allocation on the western lower promenade

Stiles & Gates: None

Surface: Concrete or tarmac

Waymarking: Town fingerpost signs, map boards

Seating: Lots of seats

Specific hazards: There are no kerbs between promenade and beach below; slope between upper and lower promenades

Footwear/clothing: Normal footwear and clothing to suit weather


On site

Parking: Two main town centre car parks plus large clifftop Runton Road car park

Shop and café: Wide range along with other attractions

Toilets: In the car parks and along seafront promenade

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