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‘What Cromer means to me’ - A young reader shares his impressions of the town

PUBLISHED: 10:47 22 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:57 23 November 2018

Robert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

Robert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

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Cromer is a place that has worked its way into the hearts of countless visitors over the years. Here one of them, ROBERT LAING KING, a 13-year-old Year 9 student at Finchley Catholic High School, north London, shares his impressions of the town.

The north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAINGThe north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

‘Along the coastline, a shining, hot sun blazing down on the sunbathers. Jet ski’s skipping across the frothy, crests of breaking

waves.

‘Kite-surfers harnessing the North Sea gusts to speed against the incoming tide. A faint drone from a micro light surveying the

landscape from a distant. The para-gliders riding the thermals above the rocky cliff outcrops.

The north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAINGThe north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

‘Not actually the Atlantic coast of the Algarve, but our very own north Norfolk coast. An unpretentious, undiscovered and

underrated destination barely three hours from the capital.

‘The golden sandy beaches, ideal for active afternoons of cricket, volleyball and body boarding in the surf.

‘Dusk brings with it friendship around open fires as the sunsets over the distant Cromer Pier. The local town, unburdened by the ubiquitous fast food outlets.

Robert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAINGRobert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

Cromer, which is famous for their crabbing, boasts wonderful Café’s and some of the best seafood in the country.

‘Inland, the quiet lanes are ideal for meandering cycle rides and sun-blessed picnic’s in an unspoilt rural landscape.

‘Come in the right week in summer, experience a wealth of excitement from Cromer Carnival.

‘From stunt planes and the Red Arrows to motorcycle displays and rescue dogs keeping swimmers safe.

Robert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAINGRobert Laing King, who has written of his love for Cromer and the north Norfolk coast. Picture: JACQUELINE LAING

‘With so much to offer, the intrepid youthful traveller, the north Norfolk coast should not be overlooked.’

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