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New 'Discover Zone' for Deep History Coast at Cromer

The North Norfolk Visitor Centre at Cromer has been relaunched with a brand new look for the tourist information hub and a focus on The Deep History Coast.

As well as the traditional visitor information service the centre now also includes a 'Discovery Zone', a fantastic new resource which forms part of North Norfolk District Council’s 'Deep History Coast' initiative.

Deep History Coast centre

The newly renovated Visitor Centre features audio-visual, interactive and tactile displays showcasing the incredible history of the area and continuing evolution of our coastline.

New treasures are unearthed on our beaches every day from common fossils to finds, such as the West Runton mammoth and Happisburgh footprints, which help shape our understanding of Britain’s earliest inhabitants.

On the walls and shelves you can find DHC merchandise and displays with Augmented Reality scenes bringing the past to life through the mobile app. The app is free to download and explorers can use it to continue their journey with a trail map, fossil finder and collector journal as well as useful updates on tide times and weather and locations of local cafe's, shop, pubs and accommodation providers connected with the project. 

Deep History Coast centre

Users of the app can bring a Mammoth and a Hominin family to life in the palm of their hands, or take a mammoth selfie with a number of other pre-historic animals.

The Visitor Centre welcomes all explorers, and encourages them to discover North Norfolk’s rich geological and archaeological past. There is also information on local businesses and attractions.

The Visitor Centre is the perfect point from which to learn more about the 'Discovery Trail', a series of 11 interactive sites stretching along the 22 miles of coastline between Weybourne and Cart Gap. These installations reveal even more fascinating content when used in conjunction with the Deep History Coast app.

Deep History Coast

Deep History Coast centre