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Watch the Great Yarmouth Classic - part of the annual Volleyball England Beach Volleyball Tour

Gorleston-on-Sea is proud to play host to the 2016 Volleyball England's Beach Volleyball Tournament for the second time in it's twelve year history here in Greater Yarmouth.

The Great Yarmouth Classic will this year be played out on the incredible wide, curving sandy beach at Gorleston-on-Sea where a 150-seater grandstand will be placed on the beach to provide free seating for spectators.

Sponsorship for the grandstand has kindly been provided by business owners along the wide esplanade next to the beach in Gorleston, including The Pier Hotel, Porterhouse, JayJays at the Beach, Marine Amusements and Marina Bay Café.

Competition for the title of men's or ladies doubles champions at the Great Yarmouth Classic is sure to be as fierce as ever over the weekend of Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June 2016 as top-class UK Beach Volleyball players take to the beach courts to battle it out. Play starts early at 9am on both days, with the finals starting just after lunch on Sunday.

2016 is the twelfth consecutive year in which top beach volleyball players from all over the country travel to Great Yarmouth to compete in this popular beach sporting event.

In additon to Gorleston-on-Sea next to Great Yarmouth, the tour visits a number of other popular UK seaside destinations including Skegness, Weston-super-Mare, Bridlington and Weymouth, culminating in the finals at Margate.

For all enquiries relating to the tournament visit the beach section of the Volleyball England's website.

Play - sports of all sorts in Greater Yarmouth

Sporting activities

The Waterside

Fishing

Great Yarmouth

The Broads hold a wide variety of fish including rudd, bream, roach, tench and several large pike.

The Waterside

Rowing boats & dinghies

Great Yarmouth

At The Waterside on the banks of Rollesby Broad, self-drive rowing or electric outboard dinghies seating three to six people are available to hire by the hour. Perfect for exploring this quiet stretch of water.

Pub on the Prom

Pool

Great Yarmouth

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.

Pleasure Beach Gardens

Junior Driving

Great Yarmouth

Junior Driving and Segway Grand Prix at Pleasure Beach Gardens are great fun for kids and adults. Zip around the course and show off your skills.

Pleasure Beach Adventure Golf

Safari Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Was that a giraffe? No, it was an elephant! At Pleasure Beach Gardens visitors of all ages can enjoy a round of safari themed adventure golf on the 12 hole course.

Wellington Bowl lanes

Wellington Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Centre

Great Yarmouth

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!

Yarmouth Stadium Stock Car Racing

Stock Car Racing

Great Yarmouth

When it comes to sport which is fast & furious, Yarmouth Stadium in Great Yarmouth is the place to be. Join in the fun of stock car or banger racing on most Sunday evenings from mid-April to mid-September and mid-week in the summer.

Horizon Health & Fitness - Gymnasium

Horizon Health & Fitness

Great Yarmouth

Horizon Health & Fitness, Great Yarmouth, at the Marina Centre is a superb gym occupying several spacious rooms within the centre, containing great ranges of cardio, resistance and free weight equipment to ensure you get the best workout.

Marina Fitness and Leisure Centre

Indoor Bowls

Great Yarmouth

Indoor bowls at Great Yarmouth's Marina Leisure & Fitness Centre: a busy indoor bowls centre for members young and old alike. Whatever the weather you can enjoy or improve your game.

Fun Park

Fun Park

Hemsby

Fun Park in Hemsby near Great Yarmouth. Family entertainment park, dodgems, waltzers, go-carts, children's rides & a giant slide, slide as long as you like!

Lost World Adventure Golf

Lost World Adventure Golf

Hemsby

A stunning, dinosaur themed minigolf course. Nine holes of family fun, and why not try your hand at ‘panning for gold’ while you’re here! Floodlit at dusk.

Hollywood Adventure Golf

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Britain's only indoor adventure crazy golf-11 fabulous themed areas in the Historic Windmill Theatre on Yarmouth seafront (situated opposite the Sealife centre) with showbiz, theatre & cinema memorabilia in historic 1908 landmark building.

Batfast Cricket Simulators

Batfast Cricket Simulator

Great Yarmouth

Batfast Cricket Simulators are situated in Great Yarmouth Market Square and unlike typical cricket options which only attract 'cricketers', Batfast utilizes cutting edge technology to transform the batting experience into a social event.

Croft Farm Riding Centre

Croft Farm Riding Centre

Great Yarmouth

Croft Farm Riding Centre, Great Yarmouth, located in Filby Village provide riding lessons for adults and children and can cater for riders with disabilities.

Martham Pits

Martham Pits Fishing

Great Yarmouth

The Martham Pits consist of a number of small fishing lakes, all adjoining each other, which are located just to the east of the River Thurne. A public footpath leads past here. Day ticket required to fish at Martham Pits.

Burgh Castle Fisheries

Burgh Castle Fisheries

Great Yarmouth

Burgh Castle Fisheries, Great Yarmouth, consists of three lakes containing various types of fish and is open all year round for your enjoyment with a useful on-site shop for those essential fishing items (excluding rods and reels).

Conservative Club Snooker

Snooker

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative Club's snooker hall holds six full-size tables for members and visitors to enjoy.

Canoe Hire

Canoe Hire

Great Yarmouth

Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth have canoes for hire, hirers can enjoy a pleasant canoe journey to either Hickling or Horsey Broad.

Norfolk Classic Paddle Board Race

Paddleboarding

Great Yarmouth

Learn how to paddleboard at Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth. A fun outdoor learning experience.

Martham Boat Building & Dev Co

Rowing Boat & Sailing Dinghy Hire

Great Yarmouth

Martham Boats in Martham near Great Yarmouth have rowing boats and sailing dinghies for hire.

Cycle Hire

Cycle Hire

Great Yarmouth

The Broads is ideal for cycling, with quiet roads, gentle slopes and beautiful countryside

Merlins

Merlins Sports Bar

Great Yarmouth

Merlins Sports Bar, Great Yarmouth, has a lot to offer the keen indoor sportsman. With a range of pool and snooker tables, dartboards, large screen tv's and a bar serving food all day, Merlins is the perfect place to unwind with friends.

Ride on the Rural Side

Ride on the Rural Side

Gorleston-on-Sea

Pedal Revolution in Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth, offers cycle hire at the National Trust's Blickling Estate for all the family. Enjoy quiet touring of the estate and surrounding lanes.

Lakeside Riding Centre

Lakeside Riding Centre

North Walsham

We are situated in the superb grounds of Worstead Farms where we can hack for miles through the beautiful countryside.

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