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Great Yarmouth

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Visit Great Yarmouth

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Visit Great Yarmouth


Great Yarmouth is one of the UK's most popular seaside resorts, with superb sandy beaches, attractions, theatres, accommodation and heritage, surrounded by beautiful countryside and the Norfolk Broads.

What's on Offer


15 miles of wide, sandy beaches stretch from Winterton-on-Sea in the north to Hopton-on-Sea in the south, past the village resorts of Hemsby, Newport, Scratby, California and Caister-on-Sea, to the fun family beaches at Great Yarmouth and Gorleston-on-Sea with amusements, shops, theatres, funfairs and children's activities.

Places to Visit

Pleasure Beach, Sea Life Centre, Joyland Amusement Park, Marina Leisure Centre, Merrivale Model Village, Waterways, Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Atlantis Observation Tower, Nelson's Column, Regent Bowl, Britannia Pier, Wellington Pier and Bowl. Museums include: Time & Tide, Nelson Museum, Elizabethan House (National Trust), Row Houses & Greyfriars Cloisters (English Heritage), The Tolhouse, the Lydia Eva and Great Yarmouth Smoke Houses & Potteries. Medieval Town Wall, historic South Quay.
In the area: Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Pleasurewood Hills, Fritton Lake Countryworld, Caldecott Hall, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Caister Castle & Car Museum.


Britannia Pier Theatre, St. George's Theatre, Gorleston Pavillion Theatre and The Hippodrome Circus, multi-screen cinema, nightclubs and casinos.


Pedestrianised Market Place adjoining Market and Broad Row, Market Gates Shopping Centre and Victoria Arcade leading to King Street and Regent Road.

Eating Out

More than 100 restaurants encompasing all tyles of cuisine with a range of menus and prices.

Recreation & Sport

Great Yarmouth Racecourse, Yarmouth Stadium (stock cars and greyhounds), bowling greens, tennis courts, ten-pin bowling, trim trail, pitch & putt, angling, 18 hole golf courses, driving range, water sports, birdwatching, day boat hire, tropical swimming pool and fitness centre.

Holiday & Activity Centres

Over 50 Holiday Centres including caravan parks, chalet parks, campsites and touring Parks.

Conference & Business Facilities

Town Hall (200 delegates),Great Yarmouth Racecourse (400 delegates), Resort Theatres (900-1200 delegates). Several hotels have in-house conference facilities.


Number of visitor bed spaces 88,000.
Serviced Accommodation (17%) in 200 Hotels & Guest Houses. Self Catering: Holiday Flats 650, Holiday Centres 8, Caravan Parks 29, Chalet Parks 16.

Getting There


A47/A11/A14 from the West and North
M11/A11 from London
A12/A47 from London via Ipswich


Great Yarmouth Railway Station
London: 2 hours 30 minutes.


Harwich International Ferry Terminal - 2hours


Norwich Airport 30 minutes
London Stansted 2 hours