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Greater Yarmouth Group Travel

Great Yarmouth is great for group travel. It's a lively destination for a day trip, with plenty of attractions which can easily accommodate large groups of people. It's also the perfect touring base if you're visiting Norfolk or North Suffolk, with great accommodation, fun entertainment, beautiful sea views and fresh sea air on your return from Norwich, North Norfolk or the Broads.

The Greater Yarmouth area welcomes groups of all shapes and sizes, whether for a day trip to visit some of our attractions or as the ideal base at the seaside when exploring Norwich, North Norfolk and North Suffolk. Great Yarmouth has several large hotels that offer group accommodation for coach parties, with attractive dinner, bed and breakfast rates and many with entertainment in the evenings.

As a day trip destination, there is plenty to do in the resort, with stunning beaches for sun-lovers and lots of attractions offering attractive group rates on admission, many with a little something for the coach driver thrown in. Large tea-rooms can easily serve afternoon tea for your entire coach party who might also enjoy a theatre performance in the evening.

What's On 2017

What's on 2017

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Great attractions for groups to enjoy

The Waterside (Group Visits)

The Waterside Rollesby - Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Visit The Waterside in Rollesby near Great Yarmouth, the Broads’ newest dining and leisure experience with great deals for group visits and group dining.

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre Group Visits


Gorleston Pavillion, near Great Yarmouth. Opened in the summer of 1901, the Gorleston Pavilion theatre is an original Edwardian building with a seating capacity of 300.

Wellington Pier

Wellington Pier Ten Pin Bowling Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Wellington Pier Ten Pin Bowling Centre in Great Yarmouth welcomes group bookings and offers special inclusive group packages throughout the year

Group Visits to Greyhound Racing

Group Visits to Greyhound Racing

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Stadium, home to both Greyhound racing and Stock Car and banger racing every week. Join in the fun in the Stadium or relax and have dinner in the Raceview Restaurant.


Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Racecourse venue plays host to 24 flat racing fixtures per year from Easter to October (12 fixtures in 2015). Facilities available for weddings, conferences, Christmas parties, balls , banquets and concerts.


Pettitts Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park near Great Yarmouth is best described as three fun parks in one. Pettitts has rides galore, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see, animals to feed & pet.

Great Yarmouth Row Houses

Great Yarmouth Row Houses Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Experience the sights and sounds of yesterday's Great Yarmouth. Visit these unique and vividly presented houses, one set in 1870 and the other in 1942, just before the incendiary bombing.

Hippodrome Circus

Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

The Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth, built in 1903, Britain's last stand alone circus building hosting spectacular productions during Easter, Summer, Halloween & Christmas seasons. Featuring international circus artistes.

Lost World Adventure Golf (Group Visits)

Lost World Adventure Golf


Lost World Adventure Golf in Hemsby, Great Yarmouth. A stunning 9 hole, dinosaur themed mini-golf course, with Aztec waterfall and water features.

Elizabethan House

Elizabethan House Museum Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Stroll through the atmospheric period rooms in this former home of a Tudor merchant. Discover Victorian life 'upstairs and downstairs' and see what it was like to work in the kitchen and scullery.

Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach Groups Visits

Great Yarmouth

The Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth situated on the seafront, is a 9-acre leisure park featuring many rides and attractions and is currently rated in the top 10 of all leisure parks in the country with in excess of 1.1 million visitors a year

Thrigby Leopard Cub

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Great Yarmouth

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a play area and a wide selection of Asian mammals, birds and reptiles including tigers, crocodiles and storks.

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The Tolhouse Gaol Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Visit one of the oldest gaols in the country, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here, using the free audio guide.

Caister Castle Car Collection

Caister Castle Car Collection Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Caister Castle Car Museum near Great Yarmouth is home to the remains of a fabulous medieval castle with a wonderful classic car collection set in the grounds.

Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

SEA LIFE Centre Great Yarmouth offers an interactive, hands-on visit for groups

Merrivale Model Village

Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

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.

Time & Tide Museum (Group Visits)

Time and Tide Museum Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

One of the most exciting museums in the region, with award winning displays and interactive activities for all the family, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth combining innovative technology with traditional musuem exhibitions.

Hirsty's Family Fun Park

Hirsty's Family Fun Park Group Visits


Hemsby Megamaze near Great Yarmouth is a Maize maze designed so you can get lost and found again. Activities also include go-karts, haybale mountains, swings, spacehoppers and football game and Maizeys snack shack. Fun for all the family.

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat Group Visits


Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat, has a history of over 150 years of RNLI service in Great Yarmouth. Educational and group visits are welcomed and can be arranged directly with the station. Schools packs are available by request.

Caister Lifeboat

Caister Lifeboat Group Visits


Caister Independent Lifeboat Station near Great Yarmouth has two life boats to see plus a display of this lifeboat crew's amazing history. Educational/group visits to the visitors centre are welcomed.

Broadland Nurseries Group Visits

Broadland Nurseries Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Broadland Nurseries in the village of Ormesby St Michael near Great Yarmouth is a family run plant nursery and plant centre which sells a wide selection of plants, shrubs and conifers.A cafe and flower/gift shop on site also.

Cherry Lane Garden Centre Group visits

Cherry Lane Garden Centre Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

Cherry Lane Garden Centre in Fritton near Great Yarmouth sells a wide range of garden items including plants & shrubs, homeware items, pet care items, aquatics and wild bird care and seasonal goods and toys. Plantation Cafe also on site.

Nelson Museum

Nelson Museum Group Visits

Great Yarmouth

The Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth helps us to understand Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson and the times in which he lived.

Greater Yarmouth welcomes groups

Fully trained heritage guides can be booked for guided coach tours around the borough, where there are many historic sights to be seen, from Broads to Roman Ruins through to the Medieval walls, the Minster and the oldest gaol in the country. A wider tour of the area will treat you to a beautiful coastline, pretty villages, the Broads National Park and stunning scenery along the way. Guided walking tours are also available.

Great Yarmouth is the perfect location if you're planning on touring the area and having day trips out from the resort, perhaps heading north west towards Wroxham and North Norfolk or south towards Southwold and North Suffolk. The busy shopping destination of Norwich is an easy 30 minute drive.

Great Yarmouth has plenty of group-friendly accommodation happy to offer rooms for the night or for longer breaks, or to serve you with a delicious mid-day meal or dinner in the evening. Much of the Great Yarmouth accommodation for groups also put on their own entertainment, especially at Christmas when Turkey and Tinsel breaks are very popular.

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Accommodation for groups


The Kensington

Great Yarmouth

The Kensington at Great Yarmouth offers a very warm welcome to the family run Kensington where we pride ourselves on going that extra mile for our guests. Set in a beautiful seafront location.

Wedding Receptions at Burlington Palm Hotel

Burlington Palm Hotel

Great Yarmouth

The Burlington Palm Hotel is a great venue for wedding receptions by the sea with accommodation for the bride and groom included in the price of the function.

Marine Lodge

Marine Lodge

Great Yarmouth

The Marine Lodge at Great Yarmouth is next to the seafront, in very pleasant surroundings overlooking the Britannia Bowling Greens and the lovely Britannia Pier and is pleased to welcome groups.

Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel

Great Yarmouth

The Imperial Hotel at Great Yarmouth welcomes groups. An independent four star hotel run by the same family for 70 years. Stunning seaviews, private car park, award winning restaurant. The independent Hotel which puts you first.

A'rona Hotel

A'rona Hotel

Great Yarmouth

The A'rona Hotel in Great Yarmouth has 22 en suite bedrooms, with TV, tea/coffee making facilities. Live entertainment. Free parking on own private car park. The hotel is situated near to Britannia Pier and 50 yards from the beach.

The Pier Restaurant

The Pier Hotel


The Pier Restaurant, Great Yarmouth, is a delightful eatery at the Pier Hotel with stunning views overlooking the sea. Superb seasonal menus prepared with locally sourced ingredients wherever possible are matched with great service.

Comfort Hotel

Great Yarmouth

Treat Mum to a Vintage High Tea at The Comfort Hotel. Price includes a glass of bubbly.

The Fjaerland

The Fjaerland

Great Yarmouth

Perfect for smaller groups and ideally located for the seafront, central beach, St Georges Park and the town centre, you can be assured of warm welcome at the Fjaerland.

The Hamilton

The Hamilton

Great Yarmouth

The Hamilton in Great Yarmouth, is open all year and has an enviable position on the seafront overlooking the beach and Venetian Waterways. All rooms are en suite and have Freeview TV. Bar, good food and secure car park available.

Potters Leisure Resort

Potters Resort

Great Yarmouth

Potters Resort, Great Yarmouth, is a superb, five-star all-inclusive Resort on the Norfolk coast situated in 65 acres, just south of Great Yarmouth, offering a range of entertaining breaks.

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