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Heritage Open Day, Fri 13 - Sun 22 Sep 2019, free entry

Lydia Eva

Lydia Eva

Lydia Eva


Great Yarmouth's last working steam drifter acts as a reminder of the importance of the town's herring industry in the early part of the last century. Moored by the Town Hall, see how the fishermen lived and worked.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 13 - Sun 22 Sep 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Weather permitting


Free entry


South Quay,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 2QJ


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


See location of Lydia Eva - The Last Steam Drifter on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 523073  Lat: 52.60533 Long: 1.72475

By Road:
To Great Yarmouth on A47, A149 or A12 follow the brown tourist sign board to the historic South Quay.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Great Yarmouth station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 12 + Gangway
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls