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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.



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


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


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


Recommended by Johan Woods, Thurrock


Berney Arms Windmill

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


Recommended by Trudy Hawking, Ipswich


Merrivale Model Village

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



Lost World Adventure Golf

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



Horsey Windpump

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


Caister Roman Fort

English Heritage - The partial excavated remains of a Roman ‘Saxon Shore’ fort, including wall and ditch sections.
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
NR29 5EF



  Children's Activities


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


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



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


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
NR31 6BL



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
NR30 2RG



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
NR30 3BX



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
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
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
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
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
NR31 6NH


Pier Gardens FREE

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



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



Hollywood Cinema Great Yarmouth

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




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




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
NR30 2ER


Gorleston Golf Club

Golf Club.
Warren Road
Great Yarmouth
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
Great Yarmouth
NR30 5TD


  Leisure centres


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



Marina Centre Leisure Centre

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



Top Body

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



  Water sports

Martham Boats

Canoe and Kayak hire.
Cess Road
NR29 4RG




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



Great Yarmouth Racecourse

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


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