Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. It is approximately 23 miles north of the county city of Norwich, 116 miles north-northeast of London and 4 miles east of Sheringham on the North Sea coastline.
The local government authority is North Norfolk District Council, whose headquarters is on Holt Road in the town. The civil parish has an area of 4.66 km² and at the 2011 census had a population of 7,683.
The town is notable as a traditional tourist resort and for the Cromer crab, which forms the major source of income for local fishermen. The motto Gem of the Norfolk Coast is highlighted on the town's road signs.