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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

Flick through the Greater Yarmouth Holiday and Short Break brochure online now!

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Enjoying family time on Great Yarmouth beach

Events coming up

BeWIDerwood

10th Anniversary Colourful Cake & Costume Party

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

The Boggles and Twiggles of BeWILDerwood invite you to their extra special 10th Anniversary Cake and Costume Party!

St Benet's Abbey

Guided Tours

Sat 27 - Sun 28 May 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.

Hemsby Fireworks

Hemsby Fireworks Display

Sun 28 May 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.

DA Logo

I want to be a Dino Explorer!

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

Are you brave enough to be a Dino Explorer? Let your imagination run wild as you explore the park, discovering fossils, tracks and who knows what else!

Biaza

L is for... Love Your Zoo!

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, join us to discover the A to Z of zoo life!

BIAZA

Love Your Zoo - Carry on Courting!

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

In support BIAZA’s Love your Zoo campaign, we will be jumping into the world of courtship and find out the weird and wonderful ways our animals ‘woo’ one another.

Medieval Town Wall

Medieval Town Wall

Sun 28 May 2017

Great Yarmouth's Medieval wall is the second most complete in the country. Walk it with our trained heritage tour guide and find out why and how it was built.

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!

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Pirate Week

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

Become a sealife pirate! Follow the trail, find the hidden treasure and meet a few more pirates along the way!!

Russells International Circus

Russells International Circus

Sat 27 May - Sat 3 Jun 2017

Roll up roll up, as Russells International Circus, voted Britain's Best Circus 3 years in succession makes a special return visit, with an all new show, amazing display of Artistes from around the world.

Motor Racing (Image courtesy of Rob Coleman)

Stock Car Racing

Sun 28 May 2017

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

The Ultimate Old School Party Night

The Ultimate Old School Party Night

Sun 28 May 2017

A rare opportunity to enjoy the ultimate collection of 80's, 90's and 00's old school classic club hits, hip hop, funk, soul, R 'n' B and rare grooves.

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.

Wing It Week

Wing It Week

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

Family event: Using a spotter sheet find all things fluttery in our woodland garden.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Den Building

Mon 29 May 2017

Work together to build a den in an instructor led session with equipment provided.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Mon 29 May 2017

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

Gt Yarmouth Music Week

Beatboxing

Tue 30 May 2017

Get involved in FREE musical activities during the May half term! All activities are free however you must register to take part. Suitable for ages 7 - 18.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Field Archery

Tue 30 May 2017

Test your skills at archery in an instructor led session with equipment provided.

Gt Yarmouth Music Week

Glee Club

Tue 30 May 2017

Get involved in FREE musical activities during the May half term! All activities are free however you must register to take part. Suitable for ages 7 - 14.

Gt Yarmouth Music Week

iPad Orchestra

Tue 30 May 2017

Get involved in FREE musical activities during the May half term! All activities are free however you must register to take part. Suitable for ages 7 - 16.

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