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Local heritage attractions in Greater Yarmouth

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Elizabethan House
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QH, Tel: 01493 855746, Email, www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

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.

 
 
 
Merrivale Model Village
VistEngland VAQASNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JG, Tel: 01493 842097, www.greatyarmouthmodelvillage.co.uk

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!

 
 
 
Caister Castle Car Collection

Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5SN, Tel: 01664 567707, www.caistercastle.co.uk

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

 
 
 
Inside Walsingham Bridewell
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Common Place, Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BP, Tel: 01328 820510, Email, www.walsinghamabbey.com

Unrestored Georgian prison in the centre of Little Walsingham.

 
 
 
Time and Tide Courtyard
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

16 Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3BX, Tel: 01493 743930, Email, www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

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.

 
 
 
Wroxham Miniature Worlds
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberBroads Tourism

Unit 2 Station Business Park, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ, Tel: 01603 781728, Email, www.wroxhamminiatureworlds.co.uk

Wroxham Miniature Worlds is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the uk.

 
 
 
Bure Valley Railway
VistEngland VAQASNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberBroads TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, Tel: 01263 733858, Email, www.bvrw.co.uk

Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway runs between the old market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads town of Wroxham and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast.

 
 
 
The Norfolk Pillar / Nelson's Monument

Fenner Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3PX, Tel: 01493 850698, Email

Nelsons Monument. Standing at over 43 metres high and almost 190 years old, this unique landmark is a Grade 1 listed building and the county's memorial to Norfolks most famous son.

 
 
Nelson Museum
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RG, Tel: 01493 850698, Email, www.nelson-museum.co.uk/

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.

 
 
 
Caister Lifeboat Information Centre

Skippers Walk, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ, Tel: 01493 722001, Email, www.caisterlifeboat.org.uk

Caister Lifeboat Information Centre - tracing over 200 years of history of the country's only independently operated lifeboat.

 
 
 
Thursford Collection
VistEngland VAQASEDP Tourism in Norfolk AwardsNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Thursford Green, Thursford, Norfolk, NR21 0AS, Tel: 01328 878477, Email, www.thursford.com

Thursford Collection is open during the summer as a working museum of mechanical organs, Wurlitzer shows, silent movies, old fashioned fairground carousels, static displays of fairground & road engines & all kinds of related memorabilia.

 
 
 
Tolhouse Museum
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH, Tel: 01493 858900, Email, www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

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.

 
 
 
Scroby Sands Visitor Centre

North Drive, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1ED, Tel: 01493 854608, Email, www.eonenergy.com/About-eon/our-company/generation/our-current-portfolio/wind/offshore/scroby-sands

Scroby Sands Visitor Centre, Great Yarmouth, is the place to find out interesting information all about Great Yarmouth's working windfarm of thirty turbines. Perfect for groups and individuals with an interest in renewable energy.

 
 
 
Caister Roman Site

Norwich Road, Caister On Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5JS, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/caister-roman-site/

Caister Fort: Partial excavated remains of a Roman 'Saxon Shore' fort, including wall and ditch sections and building foundations. Built around AD 200 for a unit of the Roman army and navy and occupied until the end of the 4th century.

 
 
 
Stracey Arms Drainage Mill

New Road, Tunstall, Norwich, NR13 3QE, Tel: 01362 869394, Email, www.norfolkwindmills.co.uk/details.htm

Stracey Arms Drainage Mill near Great Yarmouth is a drainage mill with access by 2 ladders to the cap showing the brakewheel and gears. Within the mill is an exhibition of the history of drainage mills and a souvenir shop & tea room nearby.

 
 
 

Burgh Castle

 
Burgh Castle

Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9QG, Tel: 0870 333 1181

Burgh Castle Fort: Imposing stone walls, with added towers for catapults, of a Roman 3rd century 'Saxon Shore' fort.

Panoramic views over Breydon Water, which the fourth wall collapsed into a long time ago.

 
 
 

Berney Arms Windmill

 
Berney Arms Drainage Mill

c/o 8 Manor Road, Berney Arms, Norfolk, NR31 0QA, Tel: 01493 857900

Visit one of Norfolk's best and largest extant marsh mills, built to grind a constituent of cement and in use until 1951, for subsequently pumping water to drain surrounding marshland.

 
 
 

St Olaves Drainage Mill

 
St Olaves Drainage Mill

St Olaves Road, St Olaves, Great Yarmouth, NR31 1AB, Tel: 01362 869394

The tiny, timber boarded trestle St Olaves drainage mill near Great Yarmouth with a scoopwheel is visible from road and river and can be approached by footpath from the bridge.