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Heritage Open Days in Greater Yarmouth 2018

Heritage Open Days 2018 gives residents and visitors even more opportunities to explore the borough of Greater Yarmouth.

Following on from it's tremedous success this national event has now been extended to fall over two four day periods in September offering even more FREE opportunities to explore the fascinating heritage of the borough of Great Yarmouth.

The first event is from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 September with the second on the following week between Thursday 13 and Sunday 16 September.

Once again we will be able to offer visits to buildings not usually or rarely open to the public. In 2018 we can already confirm that they will include the Fisherman's Hospital the Royal Naval Hospital and the Quakers Meeting House. 

Some tours and buildings are open every day over Heritage Open Days and some are open on only one day or have just a few tours with limited places so make sure you make your plans and don't miss out. 

In 2018 Great Yarmouth's annual Maritime Festival will be running on Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 on the historic South Quay. Why not take time out and visit the Great Yarmouth Heritage Guides who will be just part of a fascinating exhibition celebrating the end of WWI and the magnificent Suffragettes.

Would you like to be a part of Heritage Open Days? Do you have a special private collection that you think may be of interest to others? Do you live or work in a listed building that has some of its original features remaining that rarely get seen by members of the public? If so we would love to hear from you! Get in touch via our Tourist Information Centre on 01493 846346 or email

The 2017 leaflet can be seen here and can give you an idea of what you can see during this event. This years leaflet will be in the racks around Greater Yarmouth from August.

For a sneak preview of what you might be able to see at the Wind Energy Museum and Thurne Mill, take a look at the video below. 



St. George's Theatre

Heritage Open Day events in Greater Yarmouth

The Wind Catcher

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