North Norfolk has 45 miles of stunning coastline, beaches, big skies and breath-taking countryside. The unspoilt beach of Wells-next-to-sea was 2016 ‘Beach of the Year’ and the area is also home to six blue flag beaches including the dog and horse friendly beach of Holkham.

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 FACT FILE

Take a look at our fact file to find out more about what North Norfolk has to offer.

 

  • Surf, fish or take in a show on Cromer Pier in a historical seaside town that’s popular with tourist and local alike
  • Wander the streets and discover the independent shops and countless opportunities to enjoy delicious fresh food – including the world renowned Cromer Crab!
  • Make plenty of time to enjoy the stunning surroundings and big blue skies that make North Norfolk so irresistible
  • Entertain the family at Amazona Zoo – home to over 200 tropical South-American animals
  • Sail, canoe or paddleboard in the Broads National Park or enjoy the water from dry land on one of the many cycle and footpaths
TRAVEL

Travel

  • Cromer is 25 miles from the city of Norwich, 44 miles from Kings Lynn and 52 miles from Thetford
  • A regular train service runs from Cromer to Norwich and along the North coast
  • Norwich International Airport is a little over 30 minutes drive away
  • Further south, most locations across Broadland offer good connections into Norwich via road, train or both
  • From there, trains into London Liverpool Street are direct and regular
  • London Stansted Airport is around an hour and 30 minutes away by road
HOUSING
  • House prices across North Norfolk and Broadland vary significantly but affordable accommodation is readily available
  • For renters a one bedroom flat in desirable Cromer or Sheringham starts at £450 pcm
  • Help to buy schemes are available in both locations
EDUCATION
  • There are 47 primary schools in North Norfolk (42 good or outstanding) and 9 high school (all good) with 2 offering 6th form provisions
  • Paston 6th Form offers A level courses across a wide range of subject areas
  • In Broadland there are 51 primary schools (47 good or outstanding) and 8 high schools (6 good or outstanding), all offering 6th Form provisions
LIFE
  • A large and rural locality spanning two district councils. North Norfolk covers an area of over 600 m2 and has a population of over 100,000
  • Broadland is approximately 340 m2 with a population of over 125,000
  • North Norfolk is characterised by its glorious beaches, spectacular coastline, rolling countryside and picturesque towns and villages
  • Broadland offers a similar mix of rural enchantment but also extends to the thriving suburbs of Norwich
  • Hugely popular with tourists, especially in the summer months, both localities are desirable locations for nature lovers and families seeking a space to grow
LEISURE
  • Surf, fish or take in a show on Cromer Pier in a historical seaside town that’s popular with tourist and local alike
  • Wander the streets and discover the independent shops and countless opportunities to enjoy delicious fresh food – including the world renowned Cromer Crab!
  • Make plenty of time to enjoy the stunning surroundings and big blue skies that make North Norfolk so irresistible
  • Entertain the family at Amazona Zoo – home to over 200 tropical South-American animals
  • Sail, canoe or paddleboard in the Broads National Park or enjoy the water from dry land on one of the many cycle and footpaths