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Guided Walk/Tour, from 18 Sep 2018, £2-£4.50

The Finest Quay In Europe Heritage Guided Walk

The Finest Quay In Europe Heritage Guided Walk

The Finest Quay In Europe Heritage Guided Walk


New for 2018!

In the early 18th century Yarmouth was described several times by Daniel Defoe as 'The Finest Quay in England if not in Europe'. Hear about its fascinating history and see some of the fine examples of Georgian architecture.

As part of this guided walk there will be an opportunity to tour inside the Town Hall to see the town's regalia and view some of the restored rooms.

Starting point is at the Sofa Statue, Row 111.

Walk Route: Row Houses to Town Hall via the Quay

Access: Some cobbled areas

Duration: Approx 1.5 hours

English Heritage PropertyFacilities for educational visitsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 9 Oct 2018 11:00
Starting point is at the Sofa Statue, Row 111.


Tickets available on the day from your tour guide.

£4.50 Adults
£2.00 Children (7-17)
Children under 7 free
No unaccompanied children allowed.

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South Quay,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 2RQ


  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


See location of Great Yarmouth Row Houses on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 524071  Lat: 52.60296 Long: 1.72718

By Road:
From the A47 : Follow white on brown signs to 'Historic South Quay'.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid

Public Areas

  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian


Access to ground floor possible in both houses using on site portable ramps, limited to two rooms in Row 111 Houses and three rooms in the Old Merchant's House. A full colour site guidebook is available detailing plans, text and photographs of all floors (chargeable).