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Great Yarmouth's seafront - the Golden Mile

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Marine Parade

Marine Parade is the vibrant focal point of Great Yarmouth's seafront packed with amusements, attractions, adventure golf, pubs, restaurants and a stunning view over the beach out to sea.

Frequently referred to as the Golden Mile, the beachside promenade features extra wide pavements so you can wander up and down as slowly or as quickly as you like. At night the seafront is lit by stunning, twinkly decorative sails all the way from Britannia Pier to the Pleasure Beach.

Fun things to do along the Golden Mile

Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions, is set in over an acre of award winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls, lake with Koi Carp, garden railway & picnic area. New for 2016 - the Merrivale Eye!

Old Penny Museum (image - Alan B Thompson)

Merrivale Old Penny Museum

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Merrivale Old Penny Amusement Arcade in Great Yarmouth. Come and try out some old-fashioned fun. Part museum, part good-old fashioned fun! Buy a bag of Old Pennies and try your skill and wits against these Victorian devices!

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Dive into the underwater world of SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks.

Hollywood Adventure Golf

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Britain's only indoor adventure crazy golf-11 fabulous themed areas in the Historic Windmill Theatre on Yarmouth seafront (situated opposite the Sealife centre) with showbiz, theatre & cinema memorabilia in historic 1908 landmark building.

Reynolds of Caister

Reynolds Coach Tours

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Reynolds of Caister run a range of organised coach tours in the summer season to a number of popular destinations around Norfolk. Ask about our special events tours which are added to the tour programme throughout the season.

Britannia Theatre

Britannia Theatre

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth, plays host to a fabulous range of shows over the summer season. There's something for everyone, from children's entertainment to comedians, singers and psychics.

Lower Amusement Arcade

Lower & Pier Level Amusement Arcades

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, has amusement arcades both at pier level and lower ground level, both have a great range of traditional and modern arcade machines.

Castaway Island

Castaway Island

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Castaway Island, Great Yarmouth, is a popular and fun crazy golf course. A firm family favourite on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile.

Circus Circus

Circus Circus Family Entertainment Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

The Circus Circus Family Entertainment Centre has fun & games for all the family. Whether you like white-knuckle thrills, or the gentle roll of tuppeny coins, we have something for you. Over 1,000,000 prizes given out each year!

Caesars Fun Palace

Caesars Fun Palace

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Caesars Fun Palace, Great Yarmouth, a fun amusement centre with a great range of arcade machines, perfect for the whole family.

Quasar

Quasar

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Quasar at The Mint, Great Yarmouth, is the UK's largest laser tag arena open all year! Suitable for players of all ages, 2 - 30 players. An amazing atmosphere for an unforgettable experience and perfect for birthday parties.

Silver Slipper

Silver Slipper

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Silver Slipper, Great Yarmouth, a fun family amusement centre with a great range of arcade machines, there really is something for everyone!

The Golden Nugget

The Golden Nugget

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

The Golden Nugget Family Entertainment Centre has fun & games for all the family. Whether you like white-knuckle thrills, or the gentle roll of tuppeny coins, we have something for you. Over 1,000,000 prizes given out each year!

Majestic Amusement Arcade

Majestic Amusement Arcade & Bingo

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Majestic Amusements has a great range of arcade games with something to suit everyone and several new additions for 2015. Majestic Bingo is the ONE AND ONLY prize bingo on the Great Yarmouth seafront.

Dinoland

Dinoland Family Fun Zone

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Open from 10am 'til late, Dinoland is a fun soft adventure play area where the kids can play while you enjoy a drink or something to eat at the Olive Roc bar. Under 2's go free.

Atlantis Complex

The Tower

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

The Atlantis Complex, Great Yarmouth, is an all-in-one leisure and entertainment complex at the centre of the Golden Mile. Fun family activities, a viewing tower, eateries, clubs & bars and live entertainment, they're all under one roof!

Atlantis

The Tower Arena Nightclub

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Thousands of happy clubbers pour through Arena's doors every week, to hear a great mix of music and to see a beautiful mix of people, to a backdrop of club classics from our resident DJ's.

retroskate - limbo!

Retroskate

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

All year round indoor roller skating venue for all the family. Facilities include Main & Mini rink, under 3’s soft play area, large café, well stocked shop and skate hire. General skate sessions, Roller Discos, Parties & Tuition available.

Britannia Bowling Green

Britannia Bowling Greens

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

The Britannia Bowlings Greens in the shadow of Britannia Pier on the sea front are a lovely place to play a wood or two. Surrounded with park benches and shelters, everyone can enjoy the game.

Hollywood Cinema

Hollywood Cinema

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Visit Hollywood Cinema in Great Yarmouth to catch the latest blockbuster movie releases on the big screen and indulge yourself in a classic cinema snack while you sit back and enjoy the action.

Scroby Sands Boat Trips

Scroby Sands Boat Trips

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Scroby Sands Boat Trips operate from Great Yarmouth's Central Beach throughout the summer months (end of May - end Sept), chalkboards by the beach advertise the times. Scroby Sands is home to Scroby windfarm and a colony of grey seals.

Magic City

Magic City

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Magic City, Great Yarmouth, a fun amusement centre with a great range of arcade machines, perfect for the whole family to enjoy.

Grosvenor Casino

Grosvenor Casino

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Grosvenor Casino, Great Yarmouth, is a great place for adults to enjoy an evening out. A very popular venue with its own superb contemporary restaurant and bar, regular live entertainment and a range of slot machines and gaming tables.

The Mint

The Mint

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Plenty to see and do

A stroll along Marine Parade from north to south starts with the bowling greens, Hollywood Cinema and Britannia Pier all looking out over sandy North Beach towards the elegant Scroby Sands wind turbines. Views along Regent Road towards the town centre look even better at night when the ceiling of light is on.

Joyland theme park and diner
are on either side of Anchor Plaza, home to great events and Classic Car shows on Sundays in summer at Joyland. The neighbouring garden is landscaped with huge floral anchors, overlooks by a huge choice of inflatable bouncy castles for the kids to run riot on. Opposite, are colourful Victorian terraced houses all sorts of cafés and restaurants to choose from and a number of amusement arcardes.

Boat trips to see the seals out at Scroby Sands launch from Central Beach, just next to the RNLI's lifeguard pod, manned from June to September. Pirate's Cove 18 hole adventure golf course, complete with palm trees and exotic plants to navigate is great fun. The Marina Centre has an indoor children's play area and tropical pool with fun inflatable play sessions to keep the kids busy. Just next door, Castaway Island adventure golf has tropical palm trees and obstacles to putt through.

The amazing Sea Life Centre with its huge Ocean Tank brings you to the middle of Marine Parade, where you can enjoy floor to ceiling beach and sea views from inside Wellington Pier's ten pin bowling alley.  

A parade of shops and cafés leads you on to the beautifully landscaped Merrivale Model Village with winding model railway and the Pleasure Beach, which are next to sandy South Beach at the southern end of the seafront.  

Running from north to south, the slow lane has been especially built for cyclists, the Lord Choo Choo road train and the famous Great Yarmouth horse-drawn landaus so visitors can jump on board and travel the length of Marine Parade whilst you decide just what to do first. 

On the wide esplanade next to wide, sandy Central Beach you'll find beach side cafés, park benches and beach huts where you can sit back and watch the world go by. Café areas spill out onto the esplanade for a bite to eat while looking out over the sea. On the beach, deck chairs, donkey rides and bouncy castles are all within easy reach for a traditional day or stay at the seaside.

The Golden Mile has all sorts of attractions to keep you entertained, day and night, come rain or shine, with indoor and outdoor activities for all the family. It's easy to weather-proof your holiday on the seafront with plenty of food and drink optins to if you need a bite to eat.

The Golden Mile is proud to be a World Host Destination, committed to customer service excellence.

Beaches

Great Yarmouth - South Beach

Great Yarmouth South Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's South Beach is to the south of Wellington Pier. The wide sandy beach with its grassy sand dunes is ideal for families who want a quieter stretch of beach while still being close to all of the attractions and amenities.

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Great Yarmouth North Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's North Beach is a glorious sandy beach to the north of the seafront. Wide sand dunes, perfect for dog walking at any time of year, leading to a quiet, wide sandy beach facing towards Scroby Sands Wind Farm.

Central Beach towards Britannia Pier

Great Yarmouth Central Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's Central Beach is a glorious sandy beach between Britannia and Wellington Piers adjacent to Marine Parade and makes the ideal location for a family day at the seaside.

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