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A special treat for Mum on Mothering Sunday in Greater Yarmouth

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating your Mum and all the wonderful things she does. Why not give your Mum some time off and take a trip to Greater Yarmouth for a short break or a day trip and enjoy spending some quality time together.

Short Breaks in Great Yarmouth

Mum's the word

Whisk Mum away to Greater Yarmouth for the weekend as a thank you for all she does. Spend some quality time together and soak up the delights of the seaside. 

If it's usual chocolates and flowers you're looking for, give it a unique twist this year and head to Regent Road where your Mum can choose her own sweet treat from Docwra's Rock Factory and you can have it personalised with your own special message.

You could go for a walk and then a pub lunch or take a relaxing stroll on the promenade to stretch your legs. You could always enjoy a ride on Great Yarmouth Landaus taking in the sights and attractions of the Golden Mile if you're not feeling so energetic.

Unwind with a leisurely swim followed by a massage at spa facilities in Greater Yarmouth, there are several locations to consider.

Treat yourselves to the yummy delights of a delicious afternoon tea before taking in a show at St George's Theatre or at Gorleston Pavilion. 

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Visit us in 2017

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Enjoying family time on Great Yarmouth beach

Events coming up

Calf Bottle-Feeding at Wroxham Barns Junior Farm

Calf Feeding on Junior Farm

Thu 20 Jul - Sat 30 Sep 2017

Help the Junior Farm team bottle feed our hungry calves twice daily at 11am and 3pm

East Anglian Greyhound Derby

East Anglian Greyhound Derby Grand Final

Thu 21 Sep 2017

Join us for the 71st East Anglian Greyhound Derby Grand Final.

Eastern Festival of Racing

Eastern Festival of Racing

Tue 19 - Thu 21 Sep 2017

Great Yarmouth Racecourse invites you to join them at their annual three day Eastern Festival of Racing.

FABBA presents Snow White

FABBA presents Snow White

Thu 21 - Fri 22 Sep 2017

Fabba Theatre Company brings you their unique spin on the classic story of Snow White. When the Evil Queen’s truth telling mirror starts spouting nonsense about someone who is even fairer then her, she takes matters into her own hands.

Festival of Bowls

Festival of Bowls

Sun 27 Aug - Fri 22 Sep 2017

The Britannia Bowling Greens on the Great Yarmouth seafront are the venue for four weeks of competition as mens, ladies, and mixed teams battle it out for singles, pairs and triples titles.

On Board the Titanic Trail

On Board the Titanic Trail

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 24 Sep 2017

You are a passenger boarding this 'ship of dreams'. Discover what life was like on board and meet some of the famous characters until disaster strikes!

Titanic: Honour & Glory Exhibition

Titanic: Honour & Glory Exhibition

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Titanic has become the most famous ocean liner in the world: from her conception to her premature demise, the Titanic legend continue. Titanic: Honour & Glory is a must for all ages fascinated by this endlessly compelling story.

Adele - Someone Like You

Adele - Someone Like You

Sat 23 Sep 2017

Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

Capturing the Moment

Capturing the Moment

Sat 23 Sep - Sun 1 Oct 2017

Come and be inspired at our exhibition of artwork created by Maureen Cherry. Her work shows her response to the ever changing Norfolk coast. (Exhibition and sale)

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Sat 23 Sep 2017

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evening.

St Benet's Abbey

Guided Tours

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017

FREE Guided Tours take place from the beginning of May until the end of September. When possible, try to arrive as the monks, pilgrims and traders of old would have done, by boat or on foot.

Pirates Weekends

Pirates Weekend

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Treasure trails, prizes and sword swashbuckling ahoy as pirates invade Great Yarrrrr-mouth Sea Life Centre!

St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Sat 23 Sep 2017

Boat trip from Fairhaven Garden to St Benet's Abbey with a 45 minute guided tour of the abbey. (Please note this trip is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the uneven ground at the abbey.)

The Stones

The Stones

Sat 23 Sep 2017

The 'Stones' bring to the stage all the energy and excitement of a live Rolling Stones concert . This is not a 'Tongue in cheek' approach but a serious tribute to their music.

Guided Canoe Trails

Guided Canoe Trails

Sun 24 Sep 2017

Uncover the secret of our hidden waterways and get close to nature with this guided exploration by Free Spirit Canoe Tours. No experience necessary.

Bandstand & Beach at Gorleston-on-Sea

Quayside & Seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea

Sun 24 Sep 2017

Great Yarmouth's sister town of Gorleston-on-Sea has a fascinating heritage all its own. Learn about the demise of its elegant and turreted Victorian hotel, how the pier came to be, where the lido was and a great deal more.

Motor Racing (Image courtesy of Rob Coleman)

Stock Car Racing

Sun 24 Sep 2017

Come and enjoy the thrill of motor racing at Great Yarmouth Stadium, in conjunction with Spedeworth International Motor Racing.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Mon 25 Sep 2017

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evening.

Cocktails & Canapes Ladies Night

Cocktails and Canapes Ladies Night

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Beat the typical 'Girls night in' come join us for Ladies night. Ticket price includes Canapes, a welcome drink and a free cocktail, all this free stuff is complimented by a fantastic Micheal Bublé tribute.

Graveyard at Great Yarmouth Minster

Spectacular Spectres

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Great Yarmouth has a rich history that spans over a thousand years, with many great characters with fascinating stories. These famous townsfolk may be long gone, but what if some chose to stay?

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