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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

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.

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 six people are available to hire by the hour. Perfect for exploring this quiet stretch of water.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

Batfast Cricket Simulators

Batfast Cricket Simulator

Great Yarmouth

Batfast Cricket Simulators are situated in Great Yarmouth Market Square and unlike typical cricket options which only attract 'cricketers', Batfast utilizes cutting edge technology to transform the batting experience into a social event.

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.

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.

Boardin Skool

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Gorleston-on-Sea

Learn Stand Up Paddleboarding in a fun and safe environment. Learn the basic strokes and be standing up and paddling by the end of the session. Build confidence around water and have great fun outdoors.

Revolution Fitness

Body Generation Gym

Great Yarmouth

Body Generation Gym, Great Yarmouth, welcomes individuals of all fitness levels. With a good range of cardio vascular equipment and weights and circuit training workouts, Body Generation Gym can help you achieve your goals.

Sling Shot

Sling Shot

Great Yarmouth

Sling Shot on Great Yarmouth seafront catapults its riders some 60 meters into the air! A must for all thrill seekers and lookout for the amazing views of the Golden Mile on your way down.

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.

BWell Gym

BWell Gym

Great Yarmouth

BWell Gym, Great Yarmouth, boasts the widest array of exercise equipment with exercise specialists, gym instructors, personal trainers and therapists on hand. BWell caters for all types of members including medical referrals.

Retroskate

Retroskate

Great Yarmouth

All year round indoor roller skating venue for all the family. Facilities include Main & Mini rink, under 3’s soft play area, large café, well stocked shop and skate hire. General skate sessions, Roller Discos, Parties & Tuition available.

Legends Fitness Academy

Legends Fitness Academy

Great Yarmouth

Stonehenge - The BIG Mini Golf

Stonehenge - The BIG mini golf

Hemsby

Stonehenge mini golf in the village of Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, is great fun for all the family. A uniquely themed crazy golf course sure to delight the young and young at heart.

Merlins

Merlins Sports Bar

Great Yarmouth

Merlins Sports Bar, Great Yarmouth, has a lot to offer the keen indoor sportsman. With a range of pool and snooker tables, dartboards, large screen tv's and a bar serving food all day, Merlins is the perfect place to unwind with friends.

Conservative Club Snooker

Snooker

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative Club's snooker hall holds six full-size tables for members and visitors to enjoy.

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