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Cromer beach, Norfolk

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Cromer beach, Norfolk
East Anglia - Cromer, Norfolk, England
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Cromer is a busy holiday town on the north Norfolk coast. It really is in some ways a throw-back to an earlier age, with Victorian row houses looking out over sea cliffs and down to the long stretch of sandy beach. The Victorians built a pleasure pier like so many Victorian seaside resorts did, but this one is still going strong. To get this photo was easy; I just walked along Cromer beach in the late evening. It looks peaceful, but I can assure you there were happy, shrieking children on all sides!

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