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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

Calf Bottle-Feeding at Wroxham Barns Junior Farm

Calf Feeding on Junior Farm

Fri 21 Jul - Sat 30 Sep 2017

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

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Dippy's Birthday Party Week

Mon 24 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Get into the party spirit and help our very own Dippy the Dinosaur celebrate in style!

Hemsby Fireworks

Hemsby Fireworks Display

Tue 25 Jul 2017

Join us at Hemsby beach for a fantastic free aerial firework display on Tuesday nights during the school summer holidays and on Whitsun Sunday.

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!

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Raft Building

Tue 25 Jul 2017

Raft Building allows groups to work together to use limited resources to build a raft and paddle a certain distance on it, on the lake.

Entrance to the Rows

Rows, Fishwives and Red Herrings - Guided Walk

Tue 25 Jul 2017

The Great Yarmouth Rows are full of strange and sometimes macabre tales. Our trained tour guides will tell you stories of the wealthy merchants that lived at one end and of the bars and brothels that had their place at the other!

Summer Season Show

Summer Season Show

Tue 25 Jul 2017

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the Summer of 2017. Song - Dance - Comedy and much much more. Full cast of comedians - singers - and dancers come along for a fabulous feel good factor show.

The Hippodrome Circus

Summer Spectacular Circus & Water Show 2017

Tue 25 Jul 2017

This summer THE HIPPODROME CIRCUS Great Yarmouth, recently selected as one of the ‘7 wonders of the British Seaside’ by the Telegraph, presents its Brand New 114th Summer Spectacular.

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.

Tree Climbing

Tree Climbing

Tue 25 Jul 2017

We have two very different trees set up for climbing. Our Scots Pine allows you to climb to 9.5m and is a great introduction to climbing, whilst our Turkey Oak at 12.5m offers a more difficult challenge with a variety of climbing routes.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Archery

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Archery continues to be one of our most popular activities for families, friends, organisations and school groups due to the huge progress in skill level which can be made by all participants during a single session.

Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Support bands as they compete to win the Battle of the Bands competition. 3 Bands will perform each night with 1 band going through to the next round. Original bands only. Ages 16+.

Boogie on the Broads

Boogie on the Broads

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Join Broads Tours for the ultimate disco evening onboard our double-decker passenger trip boat. Get up and dance to your favourite popular music as you watch the sun setting over the magical Broads. Licensed bar available.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Bushcraft

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Bushcraft is about using the resources readily available to us in the wilds. Our ancestors called it day to day life. It’s strange to think that despite our apparent advances in modern society, we struggle to practice basic skills.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Wed 26 Jul 2017

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

St Benet's Abbey

Guided Tours

Wed 26 Jul 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.

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Roller Disco

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Summer Wednesday Roller Disco's are back! Skate the night away then watch the Seafront Fireworks at 10pm.

Summer Fireworks

Summer Fireworks

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Every Wednesday evening for seven weeks the skies over Great Yarmouth are illuminated with our fantastic summer firework spectacular.

The Hippodrome Circus

Summer Spectacular Circus & Water Show 2017

Wed 26 Jul 2017

This summer THE HIPPODROME CIRCUS Great Yarmouth, recently selected as one of the ‘7 wonders of the British Seaside’ by the Telegraph, presents its Brand New 114th Summer Spectacular.

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