Did you know that Great Yarmouth has a rich and proud maritime heritage and was once one of the wealthiest towns in Britain on account of its prosperous herring fishery. Norfolk born Horatio Nelson also has very strong connections with Great Yarmouth.
Our most obvious attraction is our clean, sandy beaches. They span a total of 15 miles, from Winterton-on-Sea in the north to Hopton-on-Sea in the south.
- Horse racing at Great Yarmouth Racecourse.
- Greyhound racing and stockcar racing at Yarmouth Stadium.
- The Pleasure Beach.
- Britannia Pier.
- The Winter Gardens.
- Tenpin bowling at Regent Bowl.
- Indoor Karting.
- Marina Leisure and Fitness Centre.
- Amazonia World of Reptiles.
- Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre.
- The Gardens and Waterway.
- Merrivale Model Village and Garden Railway.
- The Pottery and Herring Museum.
- The Elizabethan House Museum.
- The Exhibition Galleries.
- The Nelson Museum.
- The Row Houses.
- The Tolhouse Museum of Prison Life.
- The Tide and Time Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.
- The Hippodrome Circus.
- The Rock Factory.
- The Waxworks.
- The Skateboard and BMX Warehouse.
- Heritage Walking Tours.
- Shopping or dining out - Market days are Wednesdays and Saturdays all year and on Fridays during the summer months.
Norfolk and Suffolk.
If you don't mind travelling a little further afield, why not think about visiting one or more of these well known East Anglian attractions (remember we are close to the Suffolk border so we are a good base for exploring Suffolk too).
Under 10 miles : Caister Castle Car Collection and Grounds; Caister Lifeboat Station; Caldecott Hall Golf Course; Burgh Castle; Fritton Lake; Redwings Visitor Centre Horse Sanctuary, Fritton; Somerleyton Hall and Gardens; St. Olaves Priory; Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens.
11—20 miles : Pettitts Animal Adventure Park, Reedham; Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park, between Lowestoft and Gt. Yarmouth; Waxham Barn; East Anglia Transport Museum near Lowestoft; Suffolk Wildlife Park, Lowestoft; Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham; or Hire a canoe, or bicycle to explore the Norfolk Broads.
21—30 miles : Otter Trust, Earsham; Broads Tours, Wroxham; Wroxham Barns, Hoveton;
30—50 miles : Bickling Hall, Aylsham; Bure Valley narrow gauge railway, near Aylsham; Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens, near Diss; Banham Zoo, near Diss; Easton Farm Park near Wickham Market; Framlingham Castle; Grimes Graves, near Thetford; The Thursford Collection, between Holt and Fakenham; Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, Fakenham; Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Shirehall Museum; Cockley Cley Iron Age settlement, Swaffham; Felbrigg Hall, Cromer; The Muckleburgh Military Collection near Sheringham; North Norfolk Steam Railway, Sheringham; Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket; R.S.P.B Minsmere Nature Reserve Saxmundham.
You can check accomodation for us and for other establishments in and around the area at www.bedbreakfastavailability.co.uk/great_yarmouth.php. If you're planning on travelling around the region, or if we don't have availability on the days you require, we're sure you'll be able to find suitable accomodation there!