Great Yarmouth

Fifteen miles of golden sandy beaches make this historic seaside resort a great place to visit.

Great Yarmouth is also the gateway to the Norfolk Broads to provide an exciting mix of sea and stunning countryside.

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You'll be spoilt for choice in Great Yarmouth, whatever the weather. Enjoy the classic seaside activities such as wandering down one of two piers, donkey rides, crazy golf, amusement arcades or the Pleasure Beach, one of Britain's top tourist attractions where you can have a thrill on a ride.

Go all miniature at the Merrivale Model Village or get up close to marine life at the Sea Life Centre. Explore the remains of shipwrecks at The Potteries or roll some rocks on Wellington Pier

Out and about

Boasting one of the longest stretches of sandy beach in Britain, the area is ideal for soaking up the rays or simply going for a long walk, any time of year.

Travel inland and you will find mile after mile of slow winding rivers and the unspoiled waterways of the Norfolk Broads

The Broads are now the largest nationally protected wetland in the United Kingdom and are a haven for wildlife and birds with lots of opportunities for outdoor activities, from fishing and bird-watching to walking, cycling and water sports.

History and culture

With six museums to explore, including the award winning Time and Tide Museum and the remains of two Roman forts, come and trace Great Yarmouth's fascinating history along the medieval town wall to Fisherman's Alms Houses via the old gaol.

You can also catch a show or performance at the Hippodrome Circus, East Anglia's mini Albert Hall.

Shopping and nightlife

Shop ‘til you drop in Great Yarmouth's bustling town centre with a large open-air market as the focal point.

There are also all the usual high street names spread along the High Street and in two shopping centres, Market Gates and the Victoria Arcade.

Whether you're after a quiet drink with friends, or have plans for a big night out, Greater Yarmouth is home to a huge number of pubs, clubs, discos and late-night bars, so you're sure to find several where you feel right at home.


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