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Great Yarmouth's seafront - the Golden Mile

The fun starts in Great Yarmouth on the Golden Mile, with more than a mile of enjoyment and laughter to be had between the two traditional seaside piers.
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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!

Merrivale Model Village Illuminations

Merrivale Model Village Illuminations

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions illuminated by night, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake with Koi Carp.

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!

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Horizon Health & Fitness

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Horizon Health & Fitness, Great Yarmouth, at the Marina Centre is a superb gym occupying several spacious rooms within the centre, containing great ranges of cardio, resistance and free weight equipment to ensure you get the best workout.

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Indoor Bowls

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Indoor bowls at Great Yarmouth's Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre: a busy indoor bowls centre for members young and old alike. Whatever the weather you can enjoy or improve your game.

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Jolly Jacks

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Within the Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre, Great Yarmouth is Jolly Jacks fun soft play area for young children to enjoy. Height restrictions apply. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Marina Fitnesss and Leisure

Marina Centre Tropical Pool

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Come & visit the Marina Leisure Centre in Great Yarmouth with their beach style leisure pool with wave machine, slide and fun sessions with the giant wipeout inflatable weekdays during school holidays and every weekend throughout the year.

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Pitch & Court Sports

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

At the Marina Leisure Centre, Great Yarmouth, bookings for court or pitch sessions can be made for 5-a-side Football, Futsal, Badminton, Short Tennis, Basketball, Cricket, Baton Twirling & Roller Skating.

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.

Wellington Bowl lanes

Wellington Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Wellington Pier Ten Pin Bowling Centre in Great Yarmouth is undoubtedly the most modern ten pin bowling and entertainment centre in the region, built in a unique position on the pier overlooking the beach with amazing sea views!

Wellington Pier

Wellington Pier

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Built in 1854, the Wellington Pier was only the seventh pier to be constructed in Britain. Following significant reconstruction, the pier has a bright and airy ten-pin bowling alley and a family-friendly amusement arcade.

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.

Retroskate

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.

The Mint

The Mint

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Family entertainment centre including Quasar the live action laser game.

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!

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.

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!

Dinoland

Dino Land Family Fun Zone

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Open from 11am. Dino Land is a fun soft adventure play area where the kids can play while you enjoy a drink or something to eat at the Landmark Pub. Under 2's go free.

Empire Lounge Bar

Empire Lounge Bar

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Empire Lounge Bar, Great Yarmouth is situated on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile serving a variety of drinks for your evenings entertainment.

Dinosaur

Jurassic Journey

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Join an amazing adventure back in time on Great Yarmouth seafront. See dinosaurs like never before as they roar into life. Become a trainee paleontologist with Professor Possilfossil - what will you unearth in the scavenger zone?

The Tower

The Tower

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

The Tower 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!

Tower Arena Nightclub

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.

Tower Arena

VIP Room

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

If you are heading the The Tower Arena for a night our, why not make it extra special by booking the VIP Room. Ideal for small parties, group bookings or just to add to a great night out.

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, overlooked 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.

North Beach Great Yarmouth

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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