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Great Yarmouth Market

Experience the friendly face of shopping at one of England's oldest markets. Great Yarmouth has one of the largest market places in England, with around 5400m of pedestrianised space, part cobbled, part paved and surrounded by historical buildings and shops, many with ornate architecture dating from Edwardian and Victorian times.

Given it's history and location, it is likely that Great Yarmouth has been a market town since people started to settle in the area in larger numbers in around 1008 AD, with agricultural produce and fish to trade, well before the King John Charter was granted in 1208.

Part of the market place was paved and the first market cross erected in 1384, and it's this section of the market place which is home to Great Yarmouth's permanent covered central market, open six days a week from Monday to Saturday. Great Yarmouth central market has a range of takeaway food and fresh grocery stalls as well as stalls selling useful household goods

Market day takes place twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday all year round, with more stalls springing up on the cobbled area of the market place and traders arriving in town from the local area to ply their goods. An extra Friday market takes place in the summer months from May through to October, when the seaside resort is even busier. 

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Food stalls on Great Yarmouth's Central 6 Day Market

Marsden's Traditional Market Chips

Marsden's Traditional Market Chips serves chips fried in the traditional way with a great selection of sauces, mayonnaise, gravy and curry. All prepared with care and pride by Elaine, Tom & Michaela.

Dearno's Market Chips

Dearno's Market Chips serves traditional Yarmouth chips, sausages and toppings from their Market Place stall.

Unique Sweets & Treats

Indulge your sweet tooth at Unique Sweets & Treats on Great Yarmouth market where you'll find a huge range of traditional confectionery favourites as well as a wide selection of sugar-free and gluten-free sweets and chocolates..

Ros's Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Ros's Fresh Fruit & Vegetables sells quality fresh produce at great prices. Keep healthy and indulge in all this season has to offer.

Ana's Kitchen

Ana's Kitchen on Great Yarmouth Market serve homestyle Turkish food including waffles, Gozleme, toasties, kebabs and hot and cold drinks. Ana in Turkish means mum.

Hewitt & Bartram - Fruit & Veg

Hewitt & Bartram - Fruit & Veg on Great Yarmouth market - quality fresh produce at great prices. Keep healthy and indulge in all this season has to offer.

H Blake Butchers

H Blake Butchers are a family run business specialising in the provision of fresh British meats and poultry which are all sourced locally.

Pies & Peas

Pies & Peas are a tasty hot treat available at Great Yarmouth's market. Popular with locals and visitors alike.

Coral Bay Caribbean Takeaway

Coral Bay Caribbean Takeaway on Great Yarmouth Market brings a tasty approach to street food with Caribbean cuisine including boxed meals and wraps.

C & J's Traditional Chips

C & J's Traditional Chips serves traditional Yarmouth chips and toppings from their Market Place stall.

Lucky House

Lucky House sells a range of delicious oriental cuisine to takeaway including starters, noodles and curries.

Brewer's Chip Saloon

Open! Brewer's Chip Saloon serves traditional Yarmouth chips and toppings from their Market Place stall.


Julie's is a popular takeaway serving a range of refreshments including burgers, filled rolls and a selection of hot and cold drinks.

Docwra's Chip Stall

Docwra's Chip Stall serves traditional Yarmouth chips and toppings from their Market Place stall.

Carr's Chip Saloon

Carr's Chip Saloon serves traditional Yarmouth chips and toppings from their Market Place stall.

Nichols Seafood

Nichols Seafood is a family run business selling all types of seafoods and wet and smoked fish including prawns, crabsticks, mussels, whelks, lobsters, crabs and jellied eels. They have been trading on Great Yarmouth Market since 1946.

Copland Family Bakers

Copland Family Bakers are a long established bakery specialising in quality bread and confectionery items and also celebration cakes.

Big Mama's

Big Mama's on Great Yarmouth Market offers sandwiches, home made cakes and scones, whipped Jersey ice cream and hot drinks including herbal teas and bean to cup coffees.

Barrie's Tea Stall

Barrie's Tea Stall is a popular place to stop for a cup of tea and a bacon roll. Selection of hot and cold drinks and hot or cold filled rolls. Local suppliers include rolls & cakes from Copland Bakery and burgers from H Blake Butchers.

S & L Dearn Fruit & Vegetables

S & L Dearn Fruit & Vegetables sells quality fresh produce at great prices. Keep healthy and indulge in all this season has to offer.

L&H Fish & Chips

L&H Fish & Chips on Great Yarmouth Market serves traditional fish and chips from their Market Place stall. The only place on the market to get fish with your chips.

Other stalls on Great Yarmouth's Central 6 Day Market


Swag at Great Yarmouth's market sells a range of useful and everyday items including household and fancy goods, stationery and much more.

Market Cobbler

The Market Cobbler in Great Yarmouth is a really useful place to go, not only for shoe repairs but also key cutting, ID tags engraving, watch batteries and straps.

Jack's Flower Stall

Jack's Flower Stall sells a good range of bouquets and potted plants. It's a great place to pick up a floral gift or something to brighten the home.

Niks, Naks & Naughties

Niks, Naks & Naughties sell a mix of ladies items including hats, scarves, underwear, nightwear and tabbards.

Extra Essentials

Extra Essentials sells a range of useful items including watch batteries watch straps, fashion jewellery, sunglasses, hair accessories and scarves.

Market Cards

Market Cards is a great place to pick up quality greetings cards, gift wrap and gift bags at great prices.

The Vape Shack

The Vape Shack is located on Great Yarmouth Central Market and specialises in premium juice and hardware. We aim to always be the first place for the newest products.

Quality Books

Quality Books is Great Yarmouth's largest second hand book stall. We provide everything you need from books to magazines, audio tapes, CD's and comics. We also buy books & offer half back on return.

Market Day stalls - Wednesdays & Saturdays

Home & Garden

Browse home and garden wares on Great Yarmouth's 2 day market. Items include various sized garden ornaments, plaques. large bottle tops and home accessories such as road signs.

Ray's Electrical

Ray's Electrical can help with vacuum spares and repairs. They buy, sell and service Dysons, Henrys plus many more. Vacuum bags, filters and spares for Dyson and Henry hoovers are also available.

NB Marketing - Toys & Fancy Goods

NB Marketing - Toys & Fancy Goods, Great Yarmouth sells a variety of toys, gifts, fancy goods and household essentials like cigarette lighters and batteries.

Prospect Nurseries

Prospect Nurseries in Great Yarmouth can offer fresh vegetables, fresh eggs and seasonal vegetable and garden plants at reasonable prices.

Handbags etc

Bag a bargain with a variety of bags and colours to choose from. Find a bag for everyone in the family from handbags and purses to suitcases and wallets. Alan is also helped out by Florence the dog.

Market Minifigures

Market Minifigures, Great Yarmouth is set up on Great Yarmouth Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays with a variety of minifigures and popular toys available.

Gordon Linens

Head to Gordon Linens on Great Yarmouth Market for a large selection of blankets, throws and towels (including character towels). They also have a variety of lace curtains and net curtains and the chance to meet Samson the dog.

Adamskee Jewellery

Adamskee Jewellery sells silver jewellery including necklaces, bracelets, rings, pendants, earrings and magnetic therapy bracelets. Adam is a trained gold-and silversmith, commissions can be undertaken and repairs made.

Tool Store

Tool Store on Great Yarmouth Market has a selection of tools and equipment to help you carry out your DIY tasks including tools - screwdrivers, spanners, paints and other household goods.

Robinsons Discount Teddies, Toys & Games

Robinsons Discount Teddies, Toys & Games, Great Yarmouth sells all the latest film release merchandise including licensed soft toys, seasonal toys & games & a variety of childrens plush favourites old and new.

Ladies Clothing

Ladies Clothing on Great Yarmouth Market sells a selection of jumpers, coats, trousers and more. Been on the market for over 30 years and welcomes customers old and new.

Norfolk Car Care

Norfolk Car Care on Great Yarmouth Market sells all sorts of car detailing, cleaning products and car accessories.

M, M & N Popay

M, M & N Popay sells fruit & veg on Great Yarmouth market. Quality fresh produce at great prices. Keep healthy and indulge in all this season has to offer.

Alan Ward Blinds Ltd

Our pop up shop on Great Yarmouth Market stocks sare parts for vertical blinds, roller blinds. Arrange a no obligation quote to supply and fit all types of blinds, manufactured bespokely by ourselves.

Siesta Pets

Siesta Pets on Great Yarmouth Market sells a variety of items for pets including pet beds, a huge range of dog treats and a complete range of wild bird seeds and treats.

Plants on the Market

Choose form and purchase a selection of plants, trees and shrubs to add to your garden.

Shoe Supplies

Shoe Supplies, Great Yarmouth has a great range of footwear to choose from including slippers and boots.

MRP Gifts & Flowers

MRP Gifts & Flowers, Great Yarmouth offer a range of jigsaws and a colourful selection of flowers.

Men's Clothing

Men's Clothing has been trading on Great Yarmouth market for over 50 years, selling a selection of clothing for men including quality socks and bodywarmers.

Park for free after 4pm every day in most council operated car parks, but don't forget that the Market Place car park closes at 5pm on Tuesdays and Fridays (and Thursdays from May to October) so that the market can be set up.

Parking is also FREE after 12noon on Wednesdays in 3 borough-council operated car parks, to make getting to the market even easier on market day. Buses stop just the other side of Market Gates Shopping Centre and the railway station is just a short walk down The Conge.

Great Yarmouth Market Place is surrounded by shops on all sides. Small shops line the Rows leading onto the market place. The Rows were built in as straight a line as possible from the quayside to the market place and to King Street, so that goods could get from trader to trader as quickly as possible.

Large high-street chain stores line the west side of the Market Place, with little to show of the 16th century butchers' and fishmongers' shambles, although some lovely architecture of later times does remain if you look up above the shop signage. Market Gates Shopping Centre is also to the west, leading off from the Market Square. King Street and the Victoria Arcade are to the south.

Great Yarmouth Market is one of 16 partners from areas across Southern England and Northern France taking part in a project called Go Trade which aims to increase visitors and enhancing their experience of traditional markets. 


Go Trade help to fund Market Place events

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