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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



Closed for 2020, reopen 2021. Splashpad at Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth is a fun wet play area for children with fountain sprays, jet streams and buckets of tipping water.

Junior Driving

Great Yarmouth

Reopen 4 July! 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.

Safari Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Reopen 4 July! 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.

Richardson's Family Entertainment Centre


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.


Great Yarmouth

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.

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth

Racing behind closed doors. Great Yarmouth Racecourse hosts flat racing fixtures every month from April through to October. The excellent facilities are also available for weddings, conferences, parties, balls, banquets, concerts & events.

Fun Park


Reopen 4 July! 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!

Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf

Great Yarmouth

Reopen 4 July! 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.

Lost World Adventure Golf


Open from 4 July! 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.

Children's Playground

Great Yarmouth

Bure Park, Great Yarmouth, is a beautifully maintained 20 acre open space bordering the River Bure with a pitch & putt 18 hole golf course, a children's play area, lake with wildfowl, picnic seating area and is perfect for walking too.

Pitch & Putt - 18 hole course

Great Yarmouth

Reopen 11 July! Bure Park, Great Yarmouth, is a beautifully maintained 20 acre open space bordering the River Bure with a pitch & putt 18 hole golf course, a children's play area, lake, picnic seating area and is perfect for walking too.

Marsh View Fishery

Great Yarmouth

Marsh View Fishery, in Burgh Castle near to Great Yarmouth, is a well stocked two acre lake which is open all year round and is a disabled friendly facility.

Revolution Fitness

Great Yarmouth

Revolution Fitness, Great Yarmouth, welcomes individuals of all fitness levels. With a good range of cardio vascular equipment and weights and circuit training workouts, Revolution Fitness can help you achieve your goals.

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).

Marsh View Fishery

Great Yarmouth

The Queens Head in Burgh Castle, near Great Yarmouth has its own private course fishing facilities stocked with large Carp and Tench very near by. Day passes can be arranged or you can include it as part of your stay. Great for families.

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association

Great Yarmouth

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association is a voluntary organisation and registered charity that teaches sailing to young people and adults at our NSSA Filby Centre. A recognised teaching organisation running courses for all abilities.

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club is an 18 hole course located in the charming village of Caister-on-Sea and is an excellent choice for players of any ability. The club has excellent facilities and hospitality and welcomes all visitors.

Hemsby Karting Centre


Reopen! Hemsby Karting Centre in the village of Hemsby near Great Yarmouth, great fun for youngsters and adults with electric go-karts on an outdoor circuit. Age 7 upwards. Food available at this venue also at the Pit Stop Diner.

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.

Hunter's Yard

Great Yarmouth

A Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training Centre, a range of training from the National Sailing Scheme is available using our Keelboats. Designed for all levels, from beginners to advanced.

Castaway Island

Great Yarmouth

Reopen 4 July! 10am-5pm. Castaway Island, Great Yarmouth, is a popular and fun crazy golf course. A firm family favourite on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile.

Barn Works Fitness


At the Barn Works Fitness Spa you'll find state of the art cardio vascular and resistance equipment, personal assessment, programmes and tuition designed to help users attain a new level of physical awareness and fitness.

Caldecott Hall Golf Course


Caldecott Hall, Great Yarmouth, boasts an 18-hole course plus 18-hole Par 3 course, normal golfing attire, booking advisable. Floodlit driving range, clubhouse, locker rooms and golf pro shop plus free parking all available.

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