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Overstrand Beach

Cromer, Norfolk

Overstrand boasts a long sandy beach, stretching 80-100m from the seawall at low tide and submerged at high tide.

Beach Type



A village shop
Post office
Two cafes
Two hotels and a pub



Nature and Wildlife

This is part of a very long beach with plenty of room to stretch your legs.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

CROMER TIC Prince of Wales Road. Cromer Norfolk. NR27 9HS Tel: 01263 512497


Nearest town: Cromer
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9207, 1.34591
Postcode: NR27 0PP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Cromer, Norfolk at Explore Britain.


Take the A140 and A149 from Norwich to Cromer. then. on entering Cromer. turn right after the school and follow the road to Overstrand.

Public Transport

Bluebird Travel (Silk)'s bus service number 2 runs between North Walsham and Overstrand.There is a frequent bus service to Norwich from North Walsham: enquiries Norfolk Bus Information Service (NORBIC) 0845 300 6116

Nearest Railway Stations

Roughton Road (Approx. 2 miles away)
Cromer (Approx. 2 miles away)
Gunton (Approx. 4 miles away)
West Runton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Sheringham (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is availabel adjacent to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Pauls Lane, Overstrand (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Louden Road, Cromer (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
The Meadow, Cromer (Short stay).
About 2.1 miles away
The Promenade, Cromer (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Cadogan Road, Cromer (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Cromer Station, Cromer (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Runton Road -opp Putting Greens, Cromer (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Runton Road, Cromer (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Beach Road, East Runton (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Felbrigg Hall, Felbrigg (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cromer