Visit Martham, a large village in the heart of Greater Yarmouth
Martham is a charming village with a large village green located nine miles to the north of Great Yarmouth within the Broads National Park.
Martham is home to the Norfolk Broads Classic, a paddleboard race which takes place in July along the river Thurne which flows around the northern edge of the village. Day boat hire and fishing are also on offer and some great walks start from the village.
Martham has a real community vibe with villagers and visitors feeling part of the action. Martham hosts a number of popular annual events including their spring Scarecrow Festival and May Fair, summer carnival and autumn Beer Festival.
Martham Broad towards West Somerton, run by Norfolk Wildlife Trust is a haven for nature lovers, ramblers and water enthusiasts. For more detailed information have a look at the Martham Broad Review. Stately common cranes use the reserve and can be seen flying over. The site is excellent for swallowtails and many other invertebrates in summer, including Norfolk hawker. Otters are present and Chinese water deer are relatively easily observed. Several bat species occur. Good numbers of wintering wildfowl frequent the Broad and surrounding fields. Hen harrier and merlin are also possible in the winter months, and barn owl is often seen. Visitors can only access the reserve from footpaths leading from the staithe at West Somerton.
Entertainment, shopping and places to eat, drink in Martham
Martham Staithe Walk is a 3.01 mile (4.8 kilometre) circular walk starting from Martham Library on Black Street in Martham near Great Yarmouth.
Martham Low Road Walk is a 2.5 mile (4 kilometre) circular walk starting at Repps Road in the village of Martham near Great Yarmouth.
Hire a day boat at Martham Ferry Boatyard near Great Yarmouth and enjoy the charm of the Broads and rivers from the water.. Seamaster 17 vessels seat up to 7 people and are fitted with a fold down canopy.
Welcome to the Martham Co-op Foodstore and Post Office. We offers a great choice of locally-sourced produce and also have a Paypoint for convenient bill payments, Lotto tickets available and offer a range of post office services.
Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth have a range of day boats and half-deckers available to hire for the day for up to six people. We have an electric and a diesel day boat.
Your local Repps Road Co-op store has plenty to offer, onsite parking, free ATM machine, Paypoint for convenient bill payments and Lotto.
Local newsagents in Martham selling wide range of cards, papers and magazines and stationary
The Martham Pits consist of a number of small fishing lakes, all adjoining each other, which are located just to the east of the River Thurne. A public footpath leads past here. Day ticket required to fish at Martham Pits.
Broadland Country Sports in Martham near Great Yarmouth sells horse riding, shooting, fishing and other country sports equipment and clothing.
We are fully qualified florist with several years experience within the industry. We cover a vast range of floral products, from gift bouquets and arrangements for that special occasion to weddings and funerals.
Kiah Homebakes in the village of Martham near Great Yarmouth, selling fresh bread & rolls, freshly prepared sandwiches, paninis,baguettes,home made sausage rolls, cakes, slices & biscuits. Speciality tea & coffees to eat in or takeaway.
Crown Spectacle Centre and Home Eyecare is a family owned local, friendly and independent with over 30 years experience.
The Victoria Inn in the village of Martham near Great Yarmouth is a public house with WiFi, big screen tv's, pool/darts and live music.
The Kings Arms public house located in the village of Martham near Great Yarmouth, is friendly and full of character and has two bars and a restaurant serving great beer and food for patrons to enjoy.
Martham Pet Supplies is a Friendly family run business in the heart of Martham village. Supplying Cat & Dog, Wild Bird & Poultry, Small Animals with all the things that will keep them happy & Healthy.
Chapman's Butchers of Martham have been smoking Bacon and Gammons for over 100 years
Martham Coronation Recreation Ground in the village of Martham near Great Yarmouth, has a large playing field, hard-standing games court, skate/BMX park and children's playground.
Martham is a large, pretty village nine miles north of Great Yarmouth partly in the Norfolk Broads National Park. One of its boundaries is the upper reaches of the Thurne River - a world famous fishing location.
Known by some on account of its size as the 'Cathedral of the Fleggs', St Mary's at Martham dominates the local landscape with a 98 foot tower. The present church was started in 1377, with 15th century glass in the west windows.