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Skate Yarmouth - everything you need to know about skating on the real ice rink

Get your skates on! This November and December you, your friends and family can enjoy festive fun on the real ice rink in Great Yarmouth Market Place. Book now! Brought to you by Great Yarmouth Borough Council as part of the Town Centre Initiative, skating is a fun activity for everyone to enjoy. Wheelchair users can also get on the ice - see the booking information for more details. 



Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays*
1pm to 8pm, last admission 7pm
*Late opening on Friday 24 November until 10pm, last admission 9pm for the Christmas Fayre

12noon to 10pm, last admission 9pm

10am to 8pm, last admission 7pm

10am to 5pm, last admission 4pm
**Late opening Sunday 10 December at 1pm for ice skating tournament)



Monday – Saturday**
10am to 8pm; last admission 7pm

10am to 5pm, last admission 4pm

** Open Wednesday 20 December 10am to 10pm, last admission 9pm

Closed on Christmas Day Monday 25 December
Early Closing Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December at 4pm, last admission 3pm


Adults £10
Children (4-16) £7.50
Family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) £30
Skating aids £5
Lockers £2

Adults with a Residents Advantage Card can save £1 on the ticket price Mondays to Fridays before 3pm until Tuesday 19 December. Tickets available in person only.

Skate Yarmouth loyalty card
Skate 4 times, get your fifth skating session free! Get your loyalty card at skate exchange. 

Discount prices available for groups and schools.

Ice Rink

Ice Rink Booking Information

Before you book your tickets, please make sure you have read our important booking information.

These booking terms will be provided at the ice rink ticket office, in the Tourist Information Centre and during the online booking process. You can also download a copy.

You must tick to say you have read the terms before you can check out and complete your online purchase. 

More info

HOW TO BOOK - from Friday 10 November

Book online now! Print your tickets at home or download them to your phone. 

On the phone or in person - in advance 
Tourist Information Centre Ticket Office 01493 846346
25 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EN 
Open 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm Monday to Friday only until Friday 22 December 

On the day or in advance - 
Ice Rink Ticket Office
Thursday 23 November 12noon to 4pm 
From Friday 24 November open half an hour before the ice rink's first session of the day until the start of the last session.


Also on in Greater Yarmouth this festive season ....

Gorleston Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas Lights Switch On & Fireworks

Gorleston-on-Sea, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

01493 846346

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Gorleston High Street Christmas lights switch on and firework display takes place on Sunday 25 November 2018. Great fun for all the family.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas Lights Switch On & Late Night Shopping

Great Yarmouth Market Place, Market Gates Shopping Centre, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2AX

01493 745828

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Join us for an evening of entertainment on Great Yarmouth's Market Place as we celebrate the switching on of the town's Christmas lights.

The Hippodrome Circus

Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show 2018

The Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EU

01493 844172

Sat 8 Dec 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019

The Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show has become one of East Anglia’s most popular Christmas shows, with over 50 performers making a spectacular alternative to traditional pantomimes.

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