Blue Flag Award Beaches
The Blue Flag is an environmental award given to Beach Operators who make special effort to manage their coastal water environmental and beaches.
To attain the Blue Flag, Beach Operators have to fulfill a number of criteria covering enviromental information and education, environmental management, safety and services and water quality. It is awarded annually and is vaid for one year during the bathing season, May to September.
Many of the beaches in North Norfolk have been awarded a Blue Flag. For further information visit the Blue Flag website.
Blue Flag Awarded Beaches in North Norfolk 2011CROMER
A promenade runs along the main beach giving access to Cromer town, pier, parking, toilets and entertainments facilities. The beach supports a small fishing boat fleet launching from the east prom. Access is fairly steep. A lift was installed in 2005 giving access to the promenade from the town. At low tide rock pools are revealed.
Access to the beach is via a fairly steep ramp down the cliffside near to the centre of the village. The beach offers a wide sandy beach at low tide, when small pools are exposed and is ideal for family visits. A cliff top path provides inspiring walks and views.
Gently sloping sandy beaches flanked by dunes with shallow bays created by man-made reefs just off the coast. Seals can sometimes be seen sunning themselves.
An impressive promenade runs along the main length of the beach giving access to Sheringham town. There are ample facilities including parking and toilets. With a wide choice of entertainment facilities there is plenty to keep the family occupied. The beach also supports a small fishing boat fleet launching from the West prom.
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