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Great Yarmouth's seafront - the Golden Mile

The fun starts in Great Yarmouth on the Golden Mile, with more than a mile of enjoyment and laughter to be had between the two traditional seaside piers.
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Marine Parade

Marine Parade is the vibrant focal point of Great Yarmouth's seafront packed with amusements, attractions, adventure golf, pubs, restaurants and a stunning view over the beach out to sea.

Frequently referred to as the Golden Mile, the beachside promenade features extra wide pavements so you can wander up and down as slowly or as quickly as you like. At night the seafront is lit by stunning, twinkly decorative sails all the way from Britannia Pier to the Pleasure Beach.

Fun things to do along the Golden Mile

Pub on the Prom

Pool

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

An exciting place to eat, drink and socialise. Spacious bar & restaurant open all day serving breakfasts, quality food and traditional ales in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Children's menu available also daily and monthly specials.

Dinosaur

Jurassic Journey

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Join an amazing adventure back in time on Great Yarmouth seafront. See dinosaurs like never before as they roar into life. Become a trainee paleontologist with Professor Possilfossil - what will you unearth in the scavenger zone?

The Tower

The Tower

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

The Tower Complex, Great Yarmouth, is an all-in-one leisure & entertainment complex. Fun family activities, Jurassic Journey, a viewing tower, eateries, clubs & bars and live entertainment are all under one roof.

Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions, is set in over an acre of award winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls, lake with Koi Carp, garden railway & picnic area.

Merrivale Model Village Illuminations

Merrivale Model Village Illuminations

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions illuminated by night, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake with Koi Carp.

Old Penny Museum (image - Alan B Thompson)

Merrivale Old Penny Museum

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Merrivale Old Penny Amusement Arcade in Great Yarmouth. Come and try out some old-fashioned fun. Part museum, part good-old fashioned fun! Buy a bag of Old Pennies and try your skill and wits against these Victorian devices!

Wellington Bowl lanes

Wellington Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

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!

Wellington Pier

Wellington Pier

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Built in 1854, the Wellington Pier was only the seventh pier to be constructed in Britain. Following significant reconstruction, the pier has a bright and airy ten-pin bowling alley and a family-friendly amusement arcade.

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Dive into the underwater world of SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks.

Horizon Health & Fitness - Gymnasium

Horizon Health & Fitness

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

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 (1 miles, 1 km)

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.

Mikki's Soft Play Area

Jolly Jacks

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Within the Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre, Great Yarmouth is Jolly Jacks fun soft play area for young children to enjoy. Height restrictions apply. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Marina Centre Tropical Pool (Indoor Swimming)

Marina Centre Tropical Pool

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Come & visit the Marina Leisure Centre in Great Yarmouth with their beach style leisure pool with wave machine, slide and fun sessions with the giant wipeout inflatable weekdays during school holidays and every weekend throughout the year.

Pitch & Court Sports at the Marina Leisure Centre

Pitch & Court Sports

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

At the Marina Leisure Centre, Great Yarmouth, bookings for court or pitch sessions can be made for 5-a-side Football, Futsal, Badminton, Short Tennis, Basketball, Cricket, Baton Twirling & Roller Skating.

Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre

Squash

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

2 squash courts are available to book for both squash and racquetball. (Viewing area coming soon) The courts are bookable for 45 minutes a time.

Hollywood Adventure Golf

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

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.

Circus Circus

Circus Circus Family Entertainment Centre

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

The Circus Circus Family Entertainment Centre has fun & games for all the family. Whether you like white-knuckle thrills, or the gentle roll of tuppeny coins, we have something for you. Over 1,000,000 prizes given out each year!

Silver Slipper

Silver Slipper

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Silver Slipper, Great Yarmouth, a fun family amusement centre with a great range of arcade machines, there really is something for everyone!

Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

18 hole adventure golf course with pirate theme set in beautiful landscaped gardens on the seafront. Illuminated at dusk. Opening times subject to weather conditions.

Retroskate

Retroskate

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

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.

Britannia Pier

Britannia Pier

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

British piers have thrilled people since the Victorian times and are a testament to the engineering skills of those early entrepreneurs.

Britannia Theatre

Britannia Theatre

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth, plays host to a fabulous range of shows over the summer season. There's something for everyone, from children's entertainment to comedians, singers and psychics.

Funfair at the end of Britannia Pier

Funfair

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Visit the funfair at the end of the Britannia Pier in Great Yarmouth, which has many traditional seaside favourites including the ghost train, dodgems, carousel and fun slide. There's something for everyone!

Long John's Showbar

Long John's Showbar

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 1 km)

Long John's Showbar, Great Yarmouth, is located at the rear of the Britannia Pier. Long John's Showbar is a great place for party goers by night, popular with locals and visitors alike with a large dancefloor and open until the small hours.

Plenty to see and do

A stroll along Marine Parade from north to south starts with the bowling greens, Hollywood Cinema and Britannia Pier all looking out over sandy North Beach towards the elegant Scroby Sands wind turbines. Views along Regent Road towards the town centre look even better at night when the ceiling of light is on.

Joyland theme park and diner are on either side of Anchor Plaza, home to great events and Classic Car shows on Sundays in summer at Joyland. The neighbouring garden is landscaped with huge floral anchors, overlooked by a huge choice of inflatable bouncy castles for the kids to run riot on. Opposite, are colourful Victorian terraced houses all sorts of cafés and restaurants to choose from and a number of amusement arcardes.

Boat trips to see the seals out at Scroby Sands launch from Central Beach, just next to the RNLI's lifeguard pod, manned from June to September. Pirate's Cove 18 hole adventure golf course, complete with palm trees and exotic plants to navigate is great fun. The Marina Centre has an indoor children's play area and tropical pool with fun inflatable play sessions to keep the kids busy. Just next door, Castaway Island adventure golf has tropical palm trees and obstacles to putt through.

The amazing Sea Life Centre with its huge Ocean Tank brings you to the middle of Marine Parade, where you can enjoy floor to ceiling beach and sea views from inside Wellington Pier's ten pin bowling alley.  

A parade of shops and cafés leads you on to the beautifully landscaped Merrivale Model Village with winding model railway and the Pleasure Beach, which are next to sandy South Beach at the southern end of the seafront.  

Running from north to south, the slow lane has been especially built for cyclists, the Lord Choo Choo road train and the famous Great Yarmouth horse-drawn landaus so visitors can jump on board and travel the length of Marine Parade whilst you decide just what to do first. 

On the wide esplanade next to wide, sandy Central Beach you'll find beach side cafés, park benches and beach huts where you can sit back and watch the world go by. Café areas spill out onto the esplanade for a bite to eat while looking out over the sea. On the beach, deck chairs, donkey rides and bouncy castles are all within easy reach for a traditional day or stay at the seaside.

The Golden Mile has all sorts of attractions to keep you entertained, day and night, come rain or shine, with indoor and outdoor activities for all the family. It's easy to weather-proof your holiday on the seafront with plenty of food and drink optins to if you need a bite to eat.

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Beaches

Great Yarmouth South Beach

Great Yarmouth South Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's South Beach is to the south of Wellington Pier. The wide sandy beach with its grassy sand dunes is ideal for families who want a quieter stretch of beach while still being close to all of the attractions and amenities.

Dog Walking in North Denes Beach

Great Yarmouth North Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's North Beach is a glorious sandy beach to the north of the seafront. Wide sand dunes, perfect for dog walking at any time of year, leading to a quiet, wide sandy beach facing towards Scroby Sands Wind Farm.

Central Beach towards Britannia Pier

Great Yarmouth Central Beach

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's Central Beach is a glorious sandy beach between Britannia and Wellington Piers adjacent to Marine Parade and makes the ideal location for a family day at the seaside.

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