May breaks in Cromer

Short breaks in Cromer this May offer an aMAYzing variety of activities for you to enjoy whilst on holiday in North Norfolk, especially when staying at the leading hotel in Cromer!

From music to molluscs Cromer in North Norfolk has a great deal to offer during the month of May and where better to stay than the Virginia Court Hotel, the leading Hotel in Cromer whilst visiting either the Cromer Folk on the Pier festival or the Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster festival. Our vibrant North Norfolk town is famous for its tasty crabs, beautiful beaches and traditional pier and during the month of May you can also enjoy some great Folk music along with the start of the Cromer Crab season.

Virginia Court Hotel Cromer Crab menu items
Cromer Crab Cakes

Folk music fans should make a date for ‘Folk on the Pier’. Taking place between 8th and 10th May and now in its 17th year the folk-rock and acoustic line-up is impressive.

The sixth annual Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster festival takes place from 15th to the 17th May. The main events take place in Cromer on the Friday & Saturday. Free for all to enjoy and a must for sea food fans this weekend of food and fun celebrates the importance of Crab and Lobsters to these two towns. It offers visitors and locals three days of food, art, music and entertainment for all to enjoy. As a special treat when you book a 2 night stay for the 15th & 16th May and prebook dinner for the first night you can enjoy dinner on the second night for free, saving £50 off our usual 2 night dinner bed & breakfast rates.

Lasting all summer the Scrumptious Seafood Trail will give you a chance to indulge in the many opportunities to try local crab and lobster specialities. See how many ways you can eat Crab & Lobster over the weekend and throughout the summer months! The Dining Room at the Virginia Court Hotel Cromer will have at least 3 crab starters and 2 ways to enjoy Cromer Crab as a main.

The Cromer Pier Theatre continues to offer a great selection of touring shows during May and we can organise discounted tickets for you. Upcoming shows include: The Newgrass Cutters, We’ll Meet again and the Billy Joel Songbook along with the AmDram production of Copacabana.

Coastal walks are extremely popular along the various North Norfolk beaches, especially when followed by one of our tasty afternoon teas!

Afternoon Cream Tea Parties in Cromer

May is also a great time to go for countryside walks at nearby National Trust properties such as Sheringham Park where the Azaleas are in full bloom or at Blickling & Felbrigg Hall where the houses have reopened in case of inclement weather. The Queens private holiday home in North Norfolk, Sandringham is also open this month.

All in all May is a great time to visit Cromer with something for everyone.