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Welcome to Greater Yarmouth, home to fun seaside holidays and great days out

Explore Greater Yarmouth on your holiday or short break this year

High days and holidays - they're all about escaping to bright skies and sunshine, having fun and creating lasting memories, spending time relaxing with friends and family, whatever the time of year.

Come and discover how amazing holidays and great memories can be made in Greater Yarmouth - the resort where happiness is guaranteed.

It's the last holiday before Christmas, a chance to get out and about with friends and family to have some fun at the seaside. Get carving your pumpkin now before Halloween at the end of the month and enter our Pumpkinanza on Wednesday 26 October! There's loads of other great events on, attractions to visit and reasons to get some fresh sea air too.


Can you pumpkinanza?

Enter your carved pumpkin in the Pumpkinanza competition at Sea Life Centre Gardens on Wednesdcay 26 October. Hear horrid histories, and watch a fantastic free fireworks display!


October What's On

Spoooky happenings

There's loads going on this October half term holiday, with spooky events, pumpkins and firework displays for everyone to enjoy before Halloween next week.

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Norfolk Walking Festival

Norfolk walking and cycling festival

Join a guided walk or guided cycle ride this October half term as part of the Norfolk Walking and Cycling festival. Many are free to join! There's several events in Great Yarmouth and lots in nearby areas too. 

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Greyhound racing

Find out what's on over the coming weeks with our events guide, there's loads happening and plenty to do.

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National Trail at Burgh Castle by Steve W courtesy of NCC

Check out the options whether it's a quick leg stretch before a delicious pub lunch or a lengthy trek you've got in mind.

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Time and Tide

There's so much to do, indoors and out that whatever the weather you're guaranteed to have a great time in Greater Yarmouth. 

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Autumn's a great time for a short break or holiday now the kids are back at school. Let us inspire you with plans for a great trip.

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Food and drink

Food and drink in Norfolk is widely renowned to be excellent, and food near the coast, especially al fresco, is simply delicious.

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The Showman's Daughter

Want to know a little bit more about what makes tourism tick locally? Watch our videos and feel the passion for Greater Yarmouth.

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Holidays and short breaks - what will you do?

Who doesn't love a day out, holiday or short break beside the sea, exploring coast and countryside or messing about on the river? Greater Yarmouth's unique location means you can fit all this in to your getaway, whatever you want to do with your time off. 

Great Yarmouth is Norfolk's premier beach resort where you and your friends and family can enjoy a fun-packed short break or seaside holiday. As one of the UK's top beach resorts we have loads to see and do, a superb choice of places to eat and drink, a bustling town centre, beautiful wide, sandy beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, lots of pretty Norfolk towns, villages and Norfolk Broads to explore in the surrounding area and of course loads of lovely places to stay for fantastic Greater Yarmouth holidays.

Norfolk is known for its dry and sunny weather throughout the year making a holiday in Greater Yarmouth well worth a visit - have a look at our seafront webcams and check out today's weather.

The Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre is at the heart of the Golden Mile on the seafront with everything you need to make sure you won't miss a thing during your holiday or short break. Free beach wheelchairs are available to hire, all year round. You can download a free map of the resort before you come, look through the What's On guide online as you're planning your trip or pick one up when you get here. You can also book on-line now or order your copy of our glossy resort brochure complete with graded accommodation guide.

Great Yarmouth, UK, is great for groups too, with plenty of accommodation and coach parking. We also have all sorts of choices for accessible holidays. Take a look at the full list of attractions to visit in the area, there's so much to do, including a whole range of festivals, especially the Maritime Festival in September.

Come and enjoy yourself on a fun holiday in Greater Yarmouth and make great memories to share with friends and family.

Whats On guide

What's on 2016

Pick up your copy from racks in resort attractions and accommodation or flick through the online version of What's On in Greater Yarmouth before you come.

Online brochure

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Town centre & seafront map

Download a local map of Great Yarmouth seafront and town area before you visit.

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Park and Save

Park and Save

Save money in Greater Yarmouth when you park in any of the 8 participating car parks. 

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iheartGY App

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