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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

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

No opening confirmed. 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.

Richardson's Family Entertainment Centre

Whapload Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1TY

Currently closed. We have 14 lanes all equipped with automatic bumpers for children or those who are new to bowling. Each lane has its own computer system to do the scoring for you.

Richardson's Family Entertainment Centre

Whapload Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1TY

Currently closed. Our indoor soft play areas has so much to keep children stimulated and entertained. Richie’s Adventure Island gives children a safe place to explore and meet new friends.

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Unit 7 Station Business Park, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ

Wroxham Miniature Worlds is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK. Great fun for all the family.

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.

Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

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

Reopen 3 August! Pre-booking essential. 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.


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 at Castle Carvery

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

Reopening TBC. 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 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.

The Tolhouse Gaol

Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH

No opening date confirmed. 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Lydia Eva - The Last Steam Drifter

South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QJ

Lydia Eva YH89 built in 1930, last steam drifter returned to her home port of Great Yarmouth in spring 2009 after an extensive restoration facilitated by a heritage lottery grant & other grants as a floating museum of the fishing industry.

Imagine Spa at The Old Hall

The Old Hall, High Street, Caister on Sea, Great Yarmouth, NR30 5JL

The Old Hall, Great Yarmouth, located in the village of Caister-on-Sea, is the perfect place to enjoy a pampering spa or to use the health club facilities available. With a beautiful indoor pool, modern gym & superb spa/beauty menu.

Wellington Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Centre at Wellington Pier

Wellington Pier, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 3JF

Reopen! 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!

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.

Pool at The Great Eastern

The Great Eastern, 155 Nelson Road Central, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2HZ

The Great Eastern, Great Yarmouth, is a friendly, welcoming pub in the centre of the town. The family run pub offers good fun entertainment including playing pool and darts along with a host of beers, ciders, spirits and more.

The Drill House - Seachange Arts

York Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2LZ

Located in Great Yarmouth's heritage quarter, The Drill House is run by SeaChange Arts, the organisation behind the Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts staged in Great Yarmouth each September..

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 cinemas in Great Yarmouth or Gorleston and a choice of museums in the heritage quarter.

Sharks overhead at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

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