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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

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.



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.


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.

Richardson's Family Entertainment Centre


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 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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Clippesby Mini Golf

Great Yarmouth

Clippesby Hall Mini Golf, an 18-hole mini putting course suitable for the whole family.


Great Yarmouth

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

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.

Cycle Hire

Great Yarmouth

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

BWell Gym

Great Yarmouth

BWell Gym, Great Yarmouth, boasts the widest array of exercise equipment with exercise specialists, gym instructors, personal trainers and therapists on hand. BWell caters for all types of members including medical referrals.


Great Yarmouth

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

Great Yarmouth Town Football Club

Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Town Football Club, Great Yarmouth, known locally as 'The Bloaters' have their training ground in the centre of Great Yarmouth and have a strong band of loyal followers.

Martham Pits Fishing

Great Yarmouth

Open!Martham Pits consist of a number of small fishing lakes, all adjoining each other, which are just to the east of the River Thurne.A public footpath leads past here Day ticket required to fish, available from Martham Co-Op £7 for 2 rods

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).

Fitness 2000

Great Yarmouth

Fitness 2000, Great Yarmouth, a modern complex with gymnasium, cycling and dance studios, regular fitness classes, tanning facilities and cafe with free WiFi.

Ride on the Rural Side


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.

Stonehenge - The BIG mini Golf


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.

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