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Share the Great Times with someone special on a short break in Great Yarmouth

Share The Great Times with someone special on your next short break to Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth is a great destination for a short break or mid-week holiday when the kids are safely in school. Fun and relaxation seekers looking for an out of season getaway can spend some quality 'me' time with friends or family, doing something a little bit different. Or maybe you'd like to treat someone special to some precious time away from it all. There's plenty to enjoy. 

It's always a treat to spend quality time together, without the hustle and bustle of everyday life getting in the way.

Enjoy a picnic on North Beach overlooking the dunes, there are some great little cafés nearby. Head out into the countryside and have a sail on the Norfolk Broads at Rollesby, nearby walks take in some stunning views. A traditional afternoon tea is always a delight, either outside in the sunshine, or admiring the view.

Try your hand at painting in an arts and crafts class or enjoy an exciting trip to the races. A swim or well deserved massage and spa session when you're away is always a relaxing treat. Delicious meals out and of course a spot of shopping, as well as fun holiday cocktails overlooking the beach can all be on the menu.

By the time you're done, you'll be thoroughly relaxed, and feel all the better for having had some fresh sea air and enjoyed some great company, away together in Great Yarmouth.

Who will you share the great times with? Book your quality graded accommodation now. Choose from hotels with seaviews and cocktail bars and east facing terraces perfect for breakfast in the sunshine or a friendly B&B where your breakfast will be served with a smile. Alternatively you might prefer a quality graded holiday park or a cottage, it's whatever means 'and relax' to you.

And if you're feeling more energetic, there are more than 60 tourist attractions locally, including theme parks, animal attractions and adventure golf as well as the whole of Norfolk and Suffolk to explore. There's loads of places to go and things to do, it's just a case of how much you want to fit into your time away.

Choose Great Yarmouth for your next break, you'll be amazed at what's on offer and how much you can enjoy Sharing the Great Times with your loved ones. 

Events coming up

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 27 Jan 2020

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

Rocketman

Rocketman

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Directed by Dexter Fletcher, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell and Richard Madden. A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 30 Jan 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 1 Feb 2020

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

I, amdram

I, amdram

Sat 1 Feb 2020

In this solo performance, Maxwell makes a prodigal’s return to the musty vibrancy of amateur dramatics – her family’s consuming passion for 89 years and four generations.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Join the East Coast Pirates Car Club throughout the year at the Anchor Plaza to enjoy some of the finest classic vehicles ever to be produced by Uncle Sam and from the UK.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 3 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 6 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 8 Feb 2020

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

Knotted

Knotted

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Knotted are known for energetic live performances with plenty of sing-along opportunities. The sound and song style has often been compared to that of The Housemartins/­Beautiful South and Squeeze.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 10 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 13 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 15 Feb 2020

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

Fado

Dulce Duca's Fado Experience

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Great Yarmouth, an English land with a taste of Portugal and we dedicate a night to treasure this culture – FADO – the nation’s historic traditional ‘soul’ music.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Join the East Coast Pirates Car Club throughout the year at the Anchor Plaza to enjoy some of the finest classic vehicles ever to be produced by Uncle Sam and from the UK.

Ella Meets Basie

Ella Meets Basie

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Ella meets Basie The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band play the music of Ella Fitzgerald and The Count Basie Orchestra.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 17 Feb 2020

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

The Captain Calamity Crazy Science Show

The Captain Calamity Crazy Science Show

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Captain Calamity’s Crazy Science Show will mix up a batch of twisty, sloppy, stretchy green slime, launch pop rockets, send smoke rings high into the air, demonstrate how a needle penetrates a balloon without popping it and more!

Captain Calamity's Mega Party

Captain Calamity's Mega Party

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Captain Calamity's Mega Party is a crazy mix of magic and mayhem like no other.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 20 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 22 Feb 2020

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

The Jam Sesh

The Jam Sesh

Sat 22 Feb 2020

The Jam Sesh at St George's is an exciting, new event that is designed to bring together the music community of Great Yarmouth. This event is suitable for all skill levels, ages and genres.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 24 Feb 2020

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

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 27 Feb 2020

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

Fun local attractions

Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 0 km)

Explore four centuries of history under one roof. Stroll around the period rooms in this Elizabethan merchants home, from the Victorian kitchen and scullery to the grand Elizabethan rooms upstairs.

Great Yarmouth Market

Great Yarmouth Market

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 0 km)

Great Yarmouth Market is open from Monday to Saturday. Market Days take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays (plus Fridays from Whitsun to October) with a huge variety of additional stalls and wares on offer from fashion to garden accessories.

Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 2 km)

The Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth situated on the seafront, is a 9-acre amusement park featuring many rides and attractions.

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.

Snow Leopard Cub born in 2015

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Great Yarmouth (5 miles, 8 km)

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a play area and a wide selection of Asian mammals, birds and reptiles including tigers, crocodiles and storks.

Pleasure Beach Gardens

Pleasure Beach Gardens

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 2 km)

Pleasure Beach Gardens, Great Yarmouth, has plenty to entertain youngsters and the young at heart including a variety of amusements, junior driving activities, 12 hole adventure golf and shoot out football and water fun games.

Jurassic Journey

The Tower

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?

Hirsty's Family Fun Park

Hirsty's Family Fun Park

Hemsby (6 miles, 9 km)

Hirsty's Fun Park near Great Yarmouth is fun for all the family. Activities include go-karts, haybale mountains, swings, football game, crazy croquet and Maizeys snack shack. During summer get lost and found in our unique maze of maize!

Castle Carvery

Castle Carvery

Caister-on-Sea (3 miles, 5 km)

Castle Carvery (Caister), Great Yarmouth is a great place to enjoy a drink with family & friends, or a meal in our restaurant. We also have great indoor & outdoor play areas for the kids.

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.

Adventure play

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park

Great Yarmouth (7 miles, 11 km)

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park near Great Yarmouth is best described as three fun parks in one. Pettitts has rides galore, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see, animals to feed & pet.

Yarmouth Stadium

Yarmouth Stadium

Great Yarmouth (2 miles, 3 km)

When it comes to sport which is fast & furious, Yarmouth Stadium in Great Yarmouth is the place to be. Greyhound racing action takes place every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Showtime at Gorleston Pavilion

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

Gorleston-on-Sea (3 miles, 4 km)

The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.

The Hippodrome Circus

The Hippodrome Circus

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

The Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth, built in 1903, Britain's last stand alone circus building hosting spectacular productions during Easter, Summer, Halloween & Christmas seasons. Featuring international circus artistes.

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park

Lowestoft (7 miles, 11 km)

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park has so much to explore. With over 35 rides, shows and attractions you’ll have plenty to see and do when you visit the park.

Time & Tide Courtyard Demonstration

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 1 km)

Time & Tide in Great Yarmouth is set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian Herring curing works, and tells the story of the area from its ice age origins to the present day. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950's fish wharf.

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth (1 miles, 2 km)

Great Yarmouth Racecourse hosts flat racing fixtures every month from April through to October. The excellent facilities are also available for weddings, conferences, Christmas parties, balls , banquets, concerts and other events.

Thurne Mill

Thurne Dyke Drainage Mill

Great Yarmouth (9 miles, 15 km)

Palace Casino - Amusement Arcade

Palace Casino

Hemsby (6 miles, 10 km)

Palace Casino in Hemsby, Great Yarmouth is an amusement arcade with a great range of games and machines, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Prison Cells - The Tolhouse

The Tolhouse Gaol

Great Yarmouth (0 miles, 0 km)

Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of the thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here.

Fritton Owl Sanctuary

Fritton Owl Sanctuary

Great Yarmouth (5 miles, 8 km)

Fritton Owl Sanctuary, accessed via Fritton Plant Centre, is a small, free to visit sanctuary that provides shelter and care for unwanted and injured owls, where possible rehabilitating sick native owls to release them back into the wild.

Caister Lifeboat Information Centre

Caister Lifeboat Station

Caister-on-Sea (3 miles, 4 km)

Caister Lifeboat Information Centre - tracing over 200 years of history of the country's only independently operated lifeboat.

Oasis Hemsby

Oasis Amusements & Martin's Bingo

Hemsby (6 miles, 10 km)

Martins Bingo & Oasis Amusements, Hemsby near Great Yarmouth. Prize Bingo, fun for all the family & air conditioned. Excellent selection of prizes, which need to be seen to be believed. Only 20p a go. 'Probably the best bingo in the world'.

Mb's Leisure Bar

MB's Leisure Bar

Hemsby (6 miles, 10 km)

MB's Leisure in Hemsby near Great Yarmouth is a family friendly leisure bar & indoor play area - snooker & pool tables, darts, jackpot machines.

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