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Exciting indoor activities so you can weatherproof your Great Yarmouth holiday

Don't worry about weather-proofing your day trip or holiday if you're heading to Great Yarmouth, there are loads of fun indoor activities where the kids can let off steam undercover. If you're up for a museum there are several great ones to visit, but for indoor running, jumping, playing and swimming, look no further...

Indoor activities for your day trip or holiday

Elizabethan House Museum

Elizabethan House Museum

4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QH

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.

Wroxham Barns

Wroxham Barns

Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8QU

Traditional and contemporary crafts studios. Gifts, clothes, country food and fudge. Roses Centre. Meet the farmyard animals on Junior Farm, supervised activities every day. Children’s Funfair and Mini Adventure Golf Course.

Old Penny Museum (image - Alan B Thompson)

Merrivale Old Penny Museum at Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JG

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!

Pub on the Prom

Pool at Pub on the Prom

Pub on the Prom, 74-77 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2DH

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.

Time & Tide Courtyard Demonstration

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3BX

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.

Phoenix Indoor Pool & Gym

The Phoenix Indoor Pool & Gym

Widgeon Close, Bradwell, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 8JU

The Phoenix Pool & Gym is now open after a full refurbishment and addition of a state of the art gym, dance studio, sauna & steam room.



31 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EN

Quasar at The Mint, Great Yarmouth, is the UK's largest laser tag arena open all year! Suitable for players of all ages, 2 - 30 players. An amazing atmosphere for an unforgettable experience and perfect for birthday parties.

The Fun Fort

The Fun Fort at Castle Carvery

Castle Carvery, Castle Freehouse, Norwich Road, Caister-on-sea, Great Yarmouth, NR30 5JN

Relax and enjoy a beverage or a bite to eat while the children burn off some energy in our indoor and outdoor multi-level play areas at The Fun Fort.

Thursford Collection

Thursford Collection

Thursford Green, Thursford, Norfolk, NR21 0AS

Thursford Collection is open during the summer as a working museum of mechanical organs, Wurlitzer shows, silent movies, old fashioned fairground carousels, static displays of fairground & road engines & all kinds of related memorabilia.

Prison Cells - The Tolhouse

The Tolhouse Gaol

Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH

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.

MB's Funhouse

MB's Funhouse at MB's Leisure Bar

MB's Leisure Bar, Beach Road, Hemsby, NR29 4HS

New large indoor play area - *Ball Pools *Slides *Cargo Nets *Trampolines *6ft Sky TV.

Victoria Arcade

Victoria Arcade

King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2NU

Victoria Arcade in Great Yarmouth. Step off the high street and enjoy a world of difference at the Victoria Arcade. Combining traditional charm with a contemporary shopping experience, browse this quaint indoor boutique style arcade.

Market Gates Shopping Centre

Market Gates Shopping Centre

Market Gates, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2BG

Market Gates Shopping Centre, Great Yarmouth, is a covered mall in the heart of the town centre with over 40 shops and cafes all under one roof. With its own multi storey car park and ATM facility, Market Gates is a great place to shop.

Great Yarmouth Town Hall

Great Yarmouth Town Hall

Hall Quay, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2PX

Arguably one of the most beautiful buildings in the town, Great Yarmouth Town Hall was built in the 1880s and is a classic example of fine Victorian Gothic architecture.

Spencer's Sports Bar

Spencer's Sports Bar

114C Regent Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2AB

Spencer's Sports Bar, Great Yarmouth, with pool tables, darts lounge, big screen sports, gaming machines and licensed bar with luxury seating. Cue the fun at this new sports bar in the centre of town.

The Painters Palette

The Painter's Palette

7-9 Caister Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4DA

The Painter's Palette, in the Newtown area of Great Yarmouth, specialists in picture framing and restoration with a gallery of local artists' work for sale or commission.

Wind Energy Museum

Wind Energy Museum - The Morse Collection at Wind Energy Museum-The Morse Collection

Wind Energy Museum-The Morse Collection, Marsh Road (Off Staithe Road), Repps With Bastwick, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5JU

The Wind Energy Museum - Morse Collection at Repps with Bastwick near Great Yarmouth is the only historical collection of wind engines in Britain, demonstrating the history of Norfolk drainage, with an example of a working scoop wheel.

Monkey Business (Children's Activity Centre)

Monkey Business

Burgh Hall Leisure, Lords Lane, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9EP

Monkey Business in Burgh Castle near Great Yarmouth is just what parents and children have been looking for... A premium children's indoor activity centre, combining fantastic play facilities with food and drinks available all day.

Great Yarmouth Row Houses

Great Yarmouth Row Houses

South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RQ

Great Yarmouth Row Houses: Experience the sights and sounds of yesterday's Great Yarmouth. Visit these unique and vividly presented houses, one set in 1870 and the other in 1942, just before the incendiary bombing.

The Waterside

The Waterside Rollesby

Main Road, Rollesby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5EF

The Waterside Rollesby - a boating, wildlife, leisure and dining experience not to be missed! Enjoy a fun and informative guided tour of the Broad on the Edwardian launch, 'Gentleman Jim' (approx 30 minutes).

Experience - indoor fun at the seaside in Great Yarmouth

Make sure you enjoy your great British seaside holiday, whatever the weather may bring with plenty of indoor fun activities to do and attractions to visit.

Indoor crazy golf is rather unusual but is always great fun and can be found on the seafront in Great Yarmouth just along the Golden Mile from Wellington Pier, home to superb ten-pin bowling.

Swimming is always popular, with choices to make between the newly refurbished Phoenix Pool in Bradwell or the Broadland Sports Club at Flegg.

Trampolining at Jump Warehouse or Quasar laser games are great to get the adrenalin pumping.  

Indoor play centres with slides and ball pits for the children can be found in Great Yarmouth, Hemsby, Caister-on-Sea and Gorleston-on-Sea, so its unlikely you'll be very far away from one of them if that's what the kids want to do. Most have comfortable areas nearby where parents can sit and relax.

Less hectic indoor attractions include the Sea Life Centre or the cinema in Gorleston and a choice of museums in the heritage quarter.

Sharks overhead at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

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