Sheringham, situated in Norfolk, is a quaint seaside town. It is located slightly west of Cromer. Originally the town of Sheringham was made up of two different villages, known as Upper Sheringham and Lower Sheringham. Upper Sheringham was mainly known for farming. The introduction of the railway contributed greatly to the development of the community. Fishing remains one of the primary industries in and around the Sheringham area. Today the town of Sheringham offers numerous dining and shopping options. Visitors will also find there are plenty of sights and attractions in the area surrounding Sheringham as well.
Sheringham is an English seaside town that is located within the area of Norfolk. The town has a population of about seven thousand one hundred and forty three. The town is located to the west of Cromer.
The town is historically part of the parish of Sheringham and it consists of two villages, which are Upper Sheringham and Lower Sheringham. Upper Sheringham is very much a farming community and Lower Sheringham is very much a combination of fishing and farming.
The town of Sheringham as it is today was once Lower Sheringham which was a popular for fishing and it is now known as Upper Sheringham. The town became a railway town when the railway was developed. Within this area is the joint railway between the Great North and the Midlands. This line was built in the late nineteenth century. Most of the buildings and shops that are within the town date back to the early twenthieth century. There is also a range of interesting buildings that were made using flint, a traditional Norfolk building technique.
The town of Sheringham has a bustling town centre that is set around the traditional high street. The town features a wide range of shops that are privately owned. The town hosts a street market every Saturday and this is held within a car park that is adjacent to the railway. This street market is very popular and it attracts massive crowds of both locals and tourists.