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Watch the Great Yarmouth Classic - part of the annual Volleyball England Beach Volleyball Tour

Gorleston-on-Sea is proud to play host to the 2016 Volleyball England's Beach Volleyball Tournament for the second time in it's twelve year history here in Greater Yarmouth.

The Great Yarmouth Classic will this year be played out on the incredible wide, curving sandy beach at Gorleston-on-Sea where a 150-seater grandstand will be placed on the beach to provide free seating for spectators.

Sponsorship for the grandstand has kindly been provided by business owners along the wide esplanade next to the beach in Gorleston, including The Pier Hotel, Porterhouse, JayJays at the Beach, Marine Amusements and Marina Bay Café.

Competition for the title of men's or ladies doubles champions at the Great Yarmouth Classic is sure to be as fierce as ever over the weekend of Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June 2016 as top-class UK Beach Volleyball players take to the beach courts to battle it out. Play starts early at 9am on both days, with the finals starting just after lunch on Sunday.

2016 is the twelfth consecutive year in which top beach volleyball players from all over the country travel to Great Yarmouth to compete in this popular beach sporting event.

In additon to Gorleston-on-Sea next to Great Yarmouth, the tour visits a number of other popular UK seaside destinations including Skegness, Weston-super-Mare, Bridlington and Weymouth, culminating in the finals at Margate.

For all enquiries relating to the tournament visit the beach section of the Volleyball England's website.

Play - sports of all sorts in Greater Yarmouth

Sporting activities

The Waterside

Rowing boats & dinghies

Great Yarmouth

At The Waterside on the banks of Rollesby Broad, self-drive rowing or electric outboard dinghies seating three to five people are available to hire by the hour. Perfect for exploring this quiet stretch of water.

Pleasure Beach Gardens

Junior Driving

Great Yarmouth

Junior Driving and Segway Grand Prix at Pleasure Beach Gardens are great fun for kids and adults. Zip around the course and show off your skills.

Pleasure Beach Adventure Golf

Safari Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Was that a giraffe? No, it was an elephant! At Pleasure Beach Gardens visitors of all ages can enjoy a round of safari themed adventure golf on the 12 hole course.

Fritton Lake - Fishing

Fishing on Fritton Decoy

Gorleston-on-Sea

Fritton Decoy is a private, land-locked Broad, part of Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre. Fishing is available all year round. Fish from the bank or from a hired rowing boat.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Gorleston-on-Sea

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre near Great Yarmouth is an outdoor pursuits centre surrounded by woodland and rolling countryside with a diverse range of adventurous outdoor activities on land & water. Fritton Lake has something for everyone.

Wellington Bowl lanes

Wellington Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Centre

Great Yarmouth

Wellington Pier Ten Pin Bowling Centre in Great Yarmouth is undoubtedly the most modern ten pin bowling and entertainment centre in the region, built in a unique position on the pier overlooking the beach with amazing sea views!

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Horizon Health & Fitness

Great Yarmouth

Horizon Health & Fitness, Great Yarmouth, at the Marina Centre is a superb gym occupying several spacious rooms within the centre, containing great ranges of cardio, resistance and free weight equipment to ensure you get the best workout.

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Indoor Bowls

Great Yarmouth

Indoor bowls at Great Yarmouth's Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre: a busy indoor bowls centre for members young and old alike. Whatever the weather you can enjoy or improve your game.

Hollywood Adventure Golf

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Britain's only indoor adventure crazy golf-11 fabulous themed areas in the Historic Windmill Theatre on Yarmouth seafront (situated opposite the Sealife centre) with showbiz, theatre & cinema memorabilia in historic 1908 landmark building.

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.

Fun Park

Fun Park

Hemsby

Fun Park in Hemsby near Great Yarmouth. Family entertainment park, dodgems, waltzers, go-carts, children's rides & a giant slide, slide as long as you like!

Lakeside Riding Centre

Lakeside Riding Centre

Great Yarmouth

Lakeside Riding Centre, Great Yarmouth, located within the scenic Fritton Lake estate caters for riders of all ages and abilities, from short pony rides & pony parties to longer rides around the lakeside and grooming & handling sessions.

Jump Warehouse

Jump Warehouse

Great Yarmouth

Jump Warehouse in Great Yarmouth, our first indoor trampoline park and a great place to have fun and burn off some energy!

Martham Pits

Martham Pits Fishing

Great Yarmouth

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.

Canoe Hire

Canoe Hire

Great Yarmouth

Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth have canoes for hire, hirers can enjoy a pleasant canoe journey to either Hickling or Horsey Broad.

Norfolk Classic Paddle Board Race

Paddleboarding

Great Yarmouth

Learn how to paddleboard at Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth. A fun outdoor learning experience.

Spencer's Sports Bar

Spencer's Sports Bar

Great Yarmouth

Spencer's Sports Bar, Great Yarmouth, with pool tables, darts lounge, big screen sports, gaming machines and licensed bar with luxury seating. Cue the fun at this new sports bar in the centre of town.

Pops Meadow Play Park

Pops Meadow Play Park

Gorleston-on-Sea

Pops Meadow Play Park in Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth is an outdoor children's activity centre with lots of fun play equipment, crazy golf and a cafe. This venue is perfect for parties and fun days out.

North Drive Bowling Green

North Drive Bowling Greens

Great Yarmouth

Three bowling greens on North Drive, Great Yarmouth are available for public play from may to September from 10am to dusk each day. Please see the attendent to hire woods.

Top Body Strength & Fitness

Top Body Strength & Fitness

Gorleston-on-Sea

Top Body Strength & Fitness in Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth, covers all aspects of fitness including strength, nutrition, dance, personal training, yoga, junior fitness, sports therapy, martial arts & relaxation.

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association

Great Yarmouth

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association is a voluntary organisation and registered charity that teaches sailing to young people and adults at our NSSA Filby Centre. A recognised teaching organisation running courses for all abilities.

Hall Farm Fisheries

Hall Farm Fisheries

Great Yarmouth

Hall Farm Fisheries in Burgh Castle, near Great Yarmouth has two lakes and is open for day and night fishing all year round. Hall Farm fishing and its facilities are disabled friendly.

Croft Farm Riding Centre

Croft Farm Riding Centre

Great Yarmouth

Croft Farm Riding Centre, Great Yarmouth, located in Filby Village provide riding lessons for adults and children and can cater for riders with disabilities.

Fitness 2000

Fitness 2000

Great Yarmouth

Fitness 2000, Great Yarmouth, a modern complex with gymnasium, cycling and dance studios, regular fitness classes, tanning facilities and cafe with free WiFi.

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