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A special treat for Mum on Mothering Sunday in Greater Yarmouth

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating your Mum and all the wonderful things she does. Why not give your Mum some time off and take a trip to Greater Yarmouth for a short break or a day trip and enjoy spending some quality time together.

Short Breaks in Great Yarmouth

Mum's the word

Whisk Mum away to Greater Yarmouth for the weekend as a thank you for all she does. Spend some quality time together and soak up the delights of the seaside. 

If it's usual chocolates and flowers you're looking for, give it a unique twist this year and head to Regent Road where your Mum can choose her own sweet treat from Docwra's Rock Factory and you can have it personalised with your own special message.

You could go for a walk and then a pub lunch or take a relaxing stroll on the promenade to stretch your legs. You could always enjoy a ride on Great Yarmouth Landaus taking in the sights and attractions of the Golden Mile if you're not feeling so energetic.

Unwind with a leisurely swim followed by a massage at spa facilities in Greater Yarmouth, there are several locations to consider.

Treat yourselves to the yummy delights of a delicious afternoon tea before taking in a show at St George's Theatre or at Gorleston Pavilion. 

Holidays & Short Breaks Brochure 2019

Visit us in 2019

Flick through the Greater Yarmouth Holiday and Short Break brochure online now!

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Enjoying family time on Great Yarmouth beach

Events coming up

Circus

Circus! Show of Shows

Sat 6 Oct 2018 - Sun 3 Mar 2019

Part of a nationwide museums partnership, this exhibition details the origins of Circus from the Ancient Greek ‘Hippodrome’ through to the last 250 years and beyond.

Touch Down - Sandra Derry

Sandra Derry Art Exhibition

Tue 12 - Sun 17 Feb 2019

Sandra Derry's paintings are inspired by the Norfolk countryside.

Get Creative with the LEGO Sea Explorers

Get Creative with the LEGO Sea Explorers

Sat 16 Feb - Sun 17 Mar 2019

SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth is inviting guests to join the LEGO Sea Explorers on a brand-new interactive mission to record discoveries about its amazing sea creatures.

Teddy Bear Express

Teddy Bear Express

Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

Join our mascot bear for a half-term week of fun! Free travel for every child when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult

Boggle Wish Bonfire

Boggle Wish Bonfire

Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

It's a brand-new year at BeWILDerwood and the air is full of wishes!

Signs of Spring Week

Signs of Spring Week

Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

Family event: It's (nearly) Spring! Celebrate with us by looking out for signs of Spring in our woodland garden.

Half-Term Fun

Springtime Half-Term Fun at Wroxham Barns

Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

Join us at Wroxham Barns for some fun this Springtime half-term … it’s going to be baaa-rilliant!

Belle of the Broads

Children Go Free for February Half Term

Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

Join Broads Tours this Half Term for a trip on the Broads National Park, where Children Go Free!

Valentine Tea Dance

Valentine Tea Dance

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Swing yourself a date and sweep them off their feet with our special Valentine’s edition of the Drill House Tea Dance. Join Murmuration Arts as they lead proceedings with their instant dance classes and vintage music.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

Wrong Jovi

Wrong Jovi

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Described as "The best Bon Jovi tribute band in the world " Wrong Jovi deliver a concert experience like no other. Featuring greatest hits and live favourites such as 'Livin on a prayer', 'Wanted dead or alive' and more.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Join the East Coast Pirates Car Club throughout the year at the Anchor Plaza to enjoy some of the finest classic vehicles ever to be produced by Uncle Sam and from the UK.

Motor Racing (Image courtesy of Rob Coleman)

Stock Car Racing

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Come and enjoy the thrill of motor racing at Great Yarmouth Stadium, in conjunction with Spedeworth International Motor Racing.

Fantasy February

Fantasy February

Mon 18 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

Fire your imagination with us as we introduce a brand new event at the park! During February Half Term, we will be hosting ‘Fantasy February’ at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, between 18th and 24th.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

Magic and Mayhem

Magic and Mayhem

Fri 22 Feb 2019

A great show for the whole family featuring award winning TV magician Chris North and zany ventriloquist and magician Paul Henri with a jam packed traditional show. Your young ones will love it and the big kid in you will love it too!

Bongo's Bingo

Bongo's Bingo

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Bongo's Bingo hosts the most outrageous bingo known to man. Expect impromptu raves, dance offs and prizes so bad they’re good. Bongo’s Bingo turns a predisposed evening of bingo on its head and we promise you that you’ll love every second.'

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Greyhound Racing is an action packed evening every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evening.

Anchors A Weigh

Anchors A Weigh

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Dusty Miller and friends proudly present "Anchors A Weigh", an evening of song, music and dance in aid of the Seafarers Port Chaplaincy supporting Seafarers in Great Yarmouth and the world.

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