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Things to do in Great Yarmouth

Attractive seaside resort with over fifteen miles of golden sandy beaches

Are you looking for things to do in Great Yarmouth? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Surfing and Beaches


Did you know...

  • The Tollhouse, with dungeons, dates from the late 13th century and is said to be the oldest civic building in Britain.
  • Charles Dickens used Yarmouth as a key location in his novel David Copperfield. The author stayed at the Royal Hotel on the Marine parade while writing David Copperfield.
  • Grey Seal and Common Seal are frequently seen off-shore, as are sea-birds such as Gannet, Little Auk, Common Scoter, Razorbill and Guillemot.



 

  Attractions

Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth

Giant Aquarium and discovery centre.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3AH

 

Britannia Pier FREE

Arcades, places to eat, bars and its own theatre.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2EH

01493842914

Recommended by Judy Gracewell, Cambridge

 

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Attractions include 20 high octane rides, 4d Cinema and pleasant gardens. Ultimate family day out.
South Beach Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3JG

01493844585

Recommended by Daisy McLean, Glasgow

 

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Hollywood Adventure Golf, Great Yarmouth, is a huge unique 12 hole indoor crazy golf experience, in the historic Windmill Theatre.
9 Marine Parade
Town Centre
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3AD

 

Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

18-hole pirate themed adventure golf course.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2ER

01493331785

Recommended by Johan Woods, Thurrock

 

Berney Arms Windmill

English Heritage - Visit one of Norfolk's best and largest extant marsh mills.
near Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 1SB

 

Great Yarmouth Row Houses And Greyfriars' Cloisters

English Heritage - Enjoy a rare trip back in time at this Norfolk visitor attraction.
South Quay
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 2RG

 

Elizabethan House Museum

National Trust - Delightful treasury of 16th-century domestic history.
4 South Quay
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2QH

 

Wellington Pier FREE

Famous pier and home to Wellington Ten Pin Bowling.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3JF

01493845947

Recommended by Trudy Hawking, Ipswich

 

Merrivale Model Village

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3JG

01493842097

 

Lost World Adventure Golf

9 hole themed golf adventure.
Beach Road
Great Yarmouth
NR29 4HS

01493731500

 

Horsey Windpump

National Trust - Imposing five-storey drainage windpump.
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR29 4EF

 

Caister Roman Fort

English Heritage - The partial excavated remains of a Roman ‘Saxon Shore’ fort, including wall and ditch sections.
Caister-on-Sea
Norfolk
NR30 5JS

 

The Waterside Rollesby

The Waterside offers a selection of activities for all the family including boat hire, fishing and a kids play area.
Main Road
Rollesby
NR29 5EF

01493740531

 
 

  Children's Activities

Joyland

Children's fun park with a great selection of rides and attractions.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2EH

01493844094

Recommended by Sue Robinson, Norfolk

 

Arela Of Norfolk

We offer ceramic painting, beading, team building sessions, children's parties and hen parties.
The Courtyard
Main Cross Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3NZ

 

Retroskate

Roller skating venue on Great Yarmouth seafront.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2ER

01493854349

Recommended by Mitch Butler, Romford

 

Pops Meadow Play Park

Outdoor children's activity centre with lots of fun play equipment, crazy golf and a cafe.
Pavilion Road, Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6BL

 
 

  Museums

Norfolk Nelson Museum

The Nelson Museum is a Grade II listed Georgian merchant's house in Great Yarmouth where you can learn about Admiral Lord Nelson.
26 South Quay
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 2RG

01493850698

 

Time And Tide Museum

Set in a beautifully preserved Victorian curing works, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its Ice Age origins.
Blackfriars' Road
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 3BX

 
 

  Parks

St George's Park FREE

Underwent a £2m refurbishment scheme in 2008 which included improved lighting and security, new play equipment, seating and bins.
Crown Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2JN

 

Town Wall Gardens FREE

Surround yourself with Great Yarmouth's heritage by relaxing in the gardens around the southern remains of the Medieval town wall.
Alma Road
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 3BU

 

Anchor Gardens FREE

A well tended tranquil area in the heart of the bustling Golden Mile, where visitors can sit and relax and admire the flowerbeds.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 2EJ

 

Crescent Gardens FREE

A tranquil haven at the northern end of the seafront. Overlooking the North Drive boating lake and north beach.
Marine Crescent
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 4ES

 

Gorleston On Sea Cliffs FREE

Stunning panoramic views over the bay and a hive of activity for a range of sporting pursuits, with a trim trail, pitch & putt.
Marine Parade, Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6EX

 

Priory Gardens FREE

Priory Gardens, a quiet oasis of peace, tranquillity and beauty it was left to the town by the Hill family.
Church Road
Gorleston, Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6NH

 

Pier Gardens FREE

A delightful place to rest, overlooking the superb beach and opposite the Edwardian Pavilion Theatre.
Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6BU

 
 

  Bowling

Wellington Bowl

Art-deco tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Wellington Pier
Marine Parade
NR30 3JF

Recommended by Scott Gray, Norfolk

 

Regent Family Bowl

22-lane tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Regent Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2AH

Recommended by Brian Law, Great Yarmouth

 
 

  Cinema

Hollywood Cinema Great Yarmouth

Multi-screen cinema.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2DL

01493842043

 
 

  Theatre

St George's Theatre

Stunning theatre with eclectic programme in the heart of Great Yarmouth.
King's Street
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2PG

Recommended by Margaret Palmer, Suffolk

 

Hippodrome Circus

East Anglia's answer to the Royal Albert Hall. Spectacular entertainment venue.
The Hippodrome
St Georges Road
NR30 2EU

01493844172

 
 

  Golf

Pirates Cove Golf

We are an 18 hole Adventure Golf Course which has been entertaining visitors for more than 16 years now.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 2ER

 

Gorleston Golf Club

Golf Club.
Warren Road
Gorleston
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR31 6JT

 

Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club

Traditional links golf and famous for the quality and stability of the greens. Instituted in 1882 and as such the oldest club in Norfolk.
Beach House
Caister-on-Sea
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 5TD

 
 

  Leisure centres

Fitness2000

Gym and fitness centre.
Southtown Road
Great Yarmouth
NR31 0JR

01493442317

 

Marina Centre Leisure Centre

Everything from swimming to roller skating.
Marina Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2ER

01493851521

 

Top Body

Gym and fitness centre.
26 England's Lane
Gorleston
NR31 6NE

01493655229

 
 

  Water sports

Martham Boats

Canoe and Kayak hire.
Cess Road
Martham
NR29 4RG

01493740249‎

 
 

  Sport

Regent Bowl

Regent Family Bowl is a friendly 22 lane ten pin bowling centre with all the latest facilities.
92 Regent Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2AH

 

Retro Skate

Dedicated roller skating venue.
Marine Parade
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2ER

01493854349

 

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse is part of Arena Racing Company.
Jellicoe Road
Great Yarmouth
NR30 4AU

 

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