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Guided Heritage Walks exploring Greater Yarmouth

Heritage Guided Walks 2017

Delve into the fantastic history that surrounds Great Yarmouth on one of our all-new heritage guided walks for 2017, exploring the history of this ancient seaside resort, fishing port and market town in Norfolk, with England's second most complete Medieval Town Wall and East Anglia's best preserved Roman ruins nearby.

The Greater Yarmouth area has some fantastic history and architecture to admire, and some colourful stories of local characters to go with it. An exciting range of new walks, several written and designed by some of our newly trained heritage guides will take you off the beaten track and out into the local area to discover more about what went before in Greater Yarmouth.

Guided heritage walks this year include old favourites exploring the town's Medieval Wall and hearing local gory stories as well as new walks at Gorleston-on-Sea and at Belton. There are also walks exploring the Rows, the quayside or the graveyard and special holiday walks as well as a brand new ghost walk.  

Taking place regularly from April to October, Heritage Guided Walks, led by an official Great Yarmouth heritage guide, are one of the most interesting ways of discovering more about the area.

Come and find our heritage guides at the Great Yarmouth Wheel Festival in July and also enjoy a vintage style ride in a classic 1959 Spratts coach. 

Regular walks this year include

Glorious memories of the Golden Mile
Quayside and seaside at Gorleston-on-Sea
The Medieval Town Wall
Rows, fishwives and red herrings
Spectacular spectres
Gory stories on a wicked walk

Holiday walks this year include

Circus, clowns and catastrophe
Roman revelations at a fascinating fort

All the above walks cost £4.00 for Adults, £1.50 for children (7-16 years). Under 7's free, no unaccompanied children allowed on any walk. Tickets can be bought on the day from your guide.

Holiday Special walks this year include

The last train from Belton (£6.50 adults, £4.50 children 7-16, includes refreshments)
Gravestones and tombstones of Great Yarmouth Minster (£6.50 adults, £4.50 children 7-16, includes refreshments)
Dastardly deeds and ghostly goings on! (evening walk - £7.50 adults, £5.50 children (12-16) - not suitable for those under 12).

Tickets for holiday special walks must be bought in advance from the Tourist Information Centre on 01493 846346.

Starting points vary, see the event details for more information or download the leaflet. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult, no unaccompanied children are permitted on any walk.

More information is available in the 2017 Heritage Guided Walks leaflet.

All walks are available for private tours or groups, telephone Sheila on 01493 846344 to book. 

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