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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Castaway Island

Castaway Island

Great Yarmouth

Castaway Island, Great Yarmouth, is a popular and fun crazy golf course. A firm family favourite on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile.

Boardin Skool

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Gorleston-on-Sea

Learn Stand Up Paddleboarding in a fun and safe environment. Learn the basic strokes and be standing up and paddling by the end of the session. Build confidence around water and have great fun outdoors.

Revolution Fitness

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.

Hall Farm Fisheries

Hall Farm Fisheries

Great Yarmouth

Hall Farm Fisheries in Burgh Castle, near Great Yarmouth has two lakes and is open for day and night fishing all year round. Hall Farm fishing and its facilities are disabled friendly.

Top Body Strength & Fitness

Top Body Strength & Fitness

Gorleston-on-Sea

Top Body Strength & Fitness in Gorleston-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth, covers all aspects of fitness including strength, nutrition, dance, personal training, yoga, junior fitness, sports therapy, martial arts & relaxation.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Gorleston-on-Sea

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre near Great Yarmouth is situated within the private grounds of Fritton Lake Holiday Resort and Nature Reserve.

Open Water Swimming

Open Water Swimming

Gorleston-on-Sea

Open water swimming is a fast growing activity & our regular swimmers create a great community. Speak to anyone, they’ll tell you it’s addictive, & that includes everyone from the leisure swimmers to the athletes training for competition.

Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre

Rowing Boat Hire

Gorleston-on-Sea

We have a range of ways in which you can get out and explore the lake including rowboats (with or without electric outboard), Canadian canoes and katakanu’s (a great way for groups up to 6 to paddle together as a team).

Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove

Great Yarmouth

18 hole adventure golf course with pirate theme set in beautiful landscaped gardens on the seafront. Illuminated at dusk. Opening times subject to weather conditions.

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