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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.

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.

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.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Great Yarmouth

When it comes to sport which is fast & furious, Yarmouth Stadium in Great Yarmouth is the place to be. Greyhound racing action takes place every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

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.

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!

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Racecourse plays host to up to 24 flat racing fixtures per year usually from Easter to October (23 fixtures in 2018). Facilities available for weddings, conferences, Christmas parties, balls , banquets and concerts.

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.

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.

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).

Stonehenge - The BIG Mini Golf

Stonehenge - The BIG mini golf

Hemsby

Stonehenge mini golf in the village of Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, is great fun for all the family. A uniquely themed crazy golf course sure to delight the young and young at heart.

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.

Martham Ferry Boatyard

Martham Ferry Rowing Boat Hire

Great Yarmouth

Hire a large 13ft rowing boat at Martham Ferry Boatyard near Great Yarmouth and enjoy the charm of the Broads and rivers from the water. Prices include life jackets. Boats are available all year.

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.

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