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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.

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.

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Great attractions for groups to enjoy

Adventure play

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park

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.

Old Merchants House

Great Yarmouth Row Houses

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Row Houses: 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.

Lost World Adventure Golf

Lost World Adventure Golf

Hemsby

A stunning, dinosaur themed minigolf course. Nine holes of family fun, and why not try your hand at ‘panning for gold’ while you’re here! Floodlit at dusk.

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth

Time & Tide in Great Yarmouth is set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian Herring curing works, and tells the story of the area from its ice age origins to the present day. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950's fish wharf.

Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village

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. New for 2016 - the Merrivale Eye!

Tolhouse Museum & Gaol

The Tolhouse Gaol

Great Yarmouth

Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of the thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here.

Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke House

Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke House

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Potteries is a fully working pottery. From liquid clay to finished ware. Gift shop, refreshment area, herring smoking museum. Video showing fishing era and town wall 700 years old.

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth

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.

Hirsty's Family Fun Park

Hirsty's Family Fun Park

Hemsby

Hirsty's Fun Park near Great Yarmouth is fun for all the family. Activities include go-karts, haybale mountains, swings, football game, crazy croquet and Maizeys snack shack. During summer get lost and found in our unique maze of maize!

Elizabethan House

Elizabethan House Museum

Great Yarmouth

Explore four centuries of history under one roof. Stroll around the period rooms in this Tudor merchants house with a free audio tour and try on Tudor costumes.

Snow Leopard Cub born in 2015

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.

Caister Castle Car Collection

Caister Castle Car Collection

Great Yarmouth

Caister Castle Car collection near Caister Great Yarmouth, probably the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Great Britain

Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach

Great Yarmouth

The Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth situated on the seafront, is a 9-acre leisure park featuring many rides and attractions. Check out our new attractions for 2016!

Live music at Caister Beer Festival

Caister Lifeboat Station

Caister-on-Sea

Caister Beer & Cider Festival takes place in the lifeboat shed over 3 days with beer, cider, live music and dancing. Entrance is £5, which includes your first pint. Live band play every session and there's hog roast on Sunday.

Cherry Lane Garden Centre

Cherry Lane Garden Centre

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.

Broadland Nurseries

Broadland Nuseries

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.

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat

Gorleston-on-Sea

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat, has a history of over 150 years of RNLI service in Great Yarmouth. Their gift shops stocks a wide range of gifts and souvenirs to promote and support the valuable work of the RNLI.

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Racecourse venue plays host to up to 24 flat racing fixtures per year usually from Easter to October (18 fixtures in 2016). Facilities available for weddings, conferences, Christmas parties, balls , banquets and concerts.

Norfolk & Nelson Museum

Nelson Museum

Great Yarmouth

The Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth offers you the chance to find out more about local hero, Admiral Lord Nelson, and the times in which he lived.

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

Gorleston-on-Sea

The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.

Hippodrome Circus

The Hippodrome Circus

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.

Yarmouth Stadium

Yarmouth Stadium

Great Yarmouth

When it comes to sport which is fast & furious, Yarmouth Stadium in Great Yarmouth is the place to be. Greyhound racing action takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings.

The Waterside Rollesby

The Waterside Rollesby

Great Yarmouth

The Waterside Rollesby - a boating, wildlife, leisure and dining experience not to be missed! Enjoy a fun and informative guided tour of the Broad on the Edwardian launch, 'Gentleman Jim' (approx 30 minutes).

Wellington Pier

Wellington Pier

Great Yarmouth

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.

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

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.

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 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.

Comfort Hotel

Comfort Hotel

Great Yarmouth

Large, bright meeting room with lots of natural sunlight, WiFi access and presentation equipment. Break out rooms available.

Star Hotel

Star Hotel

Great Yarmouth

The Star Hotel in Great Yarmouth is one of the town's most striking buildings with its distinct black and white facade, parts of which date back to the 17th century. With 40 ensuite bedrooms, the hotel is ideal for groups.

Sandown Suite - Theatre Style

The Imperial Hotel

Great Yarmouth

Four star hotel with a range of conference suites and meetings room facilities available to cater for every date in your business diary.

Kensington

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.

Burlington Palm Hotel

Burlington Palm Hotel

Great Yarmouth

The Burlington Palm at Great Yarmouth overlooking the sea acrosss the famous Golden Sands, provides a friendly warm welcome to groups.

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