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Fun things to do in Greater Yarmouth

Wondering what to do in Great Yarmouth? Spring or summer, autumn or winter, come rain or shine, whether you're here for a day or a stay, there are loads of fun things to do in Greater Yarmouth that everyone will enjoy. Come and create some great memories full of smiles and happy times by the seaside in Norfolk's premier beach resort.

Watch the first of our Behind the Scenes short films and be inspired to visit an amazing zoo, open all year round near Filby.




There's fun to be had for everyone - theme parks, zoos, adventure golf, bouncy castles, a model village ...   

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Sports & Leisure

Swimming pools, great walks, bowls, water sports and golf courses are all on offer locally. 

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Look no further for the thrill of the chase with horse racing, greyhound racing and stock car racing to enjoy. 

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Great comedy, circus and theatre shows, plus ten-pin bowling and quaser - the night is yet young. 

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Amusements & Casinos

Amazing video games or just-for-fun 2p slots in brightly-lit amusement arcades and casinos.

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Not just a seaside resort, rather a maritime town where you can 'sea' history differently - it's all about time.

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Fun for everyone in Greater Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth is blessed with loads of things to see and do for everyone, whatever you fancy, whatever tickles your fancy, whether you're young or young at heart or full of the joys of spring!

As Norfolk's premier beach resort, you'll need to check out the beach first on your day trip or holiday: we've got 15 miles of glorious golden sand to choose from, stretching along a beautiful coastline of seaside towns and villages from Hopton-on-Sea in the south via Caister-on-Sea right up to Winterton-on-Sea. Whether you're a sun worshipper, sea splasher or more of a bucket and spade kind of guy, you're bound to find the perfect beach for you, with trampolines, bouncy castles and donkey rides available if you want them. Great Yarmouth is uniquely located where the sea meets the Broads, Britain's newest National Park. The rivers Yare, Bure and Thurne all run through the area and the Trinity Broads nearby, all surrounded by stunning Norfolk countryside and perfect for canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding as well as day boat hire. 

For fun on your feet, set off down the seafront in Great Yarmouth or along Beach Road in Hemsby for all sorts of attractionsseaside amusements, crazy golf, adventure golf and theme parks for little kids or big kids. Along the Golden Mile in Great Yarmouth you'll also find bowling alleys, the Sea Life Centre, the cinema, a model village, a tropical pool, and the Pleasure Beach along with plenty of cafes and seafront tea rooms, or you can simply stroll out to sea along either pier.

Wander further inland to visit one of the town's six museums, including the award winning Time & Tide museum or the Potteries and Smoke House, stashed full of shipwrecked goods to get a flavour of what the town is about. We've got English Heritage and National Trust properties available to visit too, as well as a Medieval town wall and plenty of fascinating heritage for the culture vultures.

Alternatively, head for the town centre at the top of Regent Road, home to traditional seaside goods, where you'll find shops galore, from high street favourites to our very own unique boutiques and independent stores.

Locally you'll find three 18-hole golf courses and a superb selection of sports and leisure activities for everyone to enjoy and a range of spas. Escape inland for wide open skies, beautiful rolling Norfolk countryside and the famous Broads, perfect for watersports such as stand-up paddleboarding or canoeing and where day boats can be hired. 

In the evening, eat, drink and relax, we've hundreds of restaurants, pubs, clubs, tea-rooms and cafés to tempt every taste bud and suit every pocket. Gorleston Pavilion Theatre, the Hippodrome, St. George's Theatre and Britannia Pier Theatre have an exciting programme of shows throughout the year or if you fancy a flutter visit one of our casinos, our seaside race track or Yarmouth Stadium for greyhound or stock car racing.

Come and have fun in Greater Yarmouth, there's plenty of things to do for all the family.

Wellington Pier at night

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