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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.

Thursford showgirl

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Tue 6 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the largest Christmas Show of its kind in Europe. 120,000 come to Thursford to see this three hour long performance that is a treat for the eyes and ears! Don't miss out!

Christmas Show

Cromer Pier Christmas Show

Sat 1 - Sun 30 Dec 2018

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show returns after a hugely successful and record breaking year in 2017.

The Hippodrome Circus

Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show 2018

Mon 17 - Sat 22 Dec 2018

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.

Late Night Shopping in Great Yarmouth

Late Night Shopping

Wed 19 - Fri 21 Dec 2018

With the last few shopping days before Christmas upon us, Great Yarmouth town centre is open for extended hours for three late night shopping evenings. Market Gates will be open until 9pm on all three nights, plus lots of other shops

Santa Cruise 2018

Santa Cruise

Wed 19 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Join Santa and his Pixies for an hour of Family Festive Fun on the Vintage Broadsman

Wroxham Barns

The Santa Experience

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Possibly the best Santa Experience for little ones in Norfolk…

Roarr! Christmas Celebration

Roarr! Christmas Celebration

Wed 19 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Christmas is a magical time of year at the park. Come and see Santa in his grotto, join Dippy and the Christmas Elves on a magical adventure, explore and join in with activities and festive cheer across the entire park!

A WInter's Tail

A Winter's Tail

Wed 19 Dec 2018 - Wed 2 Jan 2019

Discover an enchanting winters 'tail'...

Santa's Post Office

Santa's Post Office

Wed 19 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Assisted by Santa’s Elves and taking some inspiration for their letter from the Magical Post Office the children will be able to write and decorate their letter and post it in Santa's Enchanted Post Box and watch it make its way to Lapland.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Wed 19 - Thu 20 Dec 2018

Ohyesitiz Productions Ltd are pleased to return to present for you the traditional family pantomime Sleeping Beauty.

The Xmas Family Night

The Xmas Family Night

Wed 19 Dec 2018

We return with lots more dancing , games and competitions for all of the family .

Wroxham Barns

The Santa Experience

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Possibly the best Santa Experience for little ones in Norfolk…

Santa

Trains to Santa

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Board a Steam Train to Santa return this Christmas for the 28th year!

St George's Pantomime: The Wizard of Oz

St George's Pantomime: The Wizard of Oz

Thu 20 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Follow us this Christmas down the Yellow Brick Road for a pantomime version of the classic story The Wizard of Oz. Packed full of modern songs, dances, hilarious characters, special effects and magic.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 20 Dec 2018

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

Great Yarmouth Christmas Market

Great Yarmouth Christmas Market

Fri 21 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

A mixture of beautifully decorated wooden chalets and gazebos will take shape in the Market Square, creating a perfect festive atmosphere.

Wroxham Barns

The Santa Experience

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Possibly the best Santa Experience for little ones in Norfolk…

Santa

Trains to Santa

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Board a Steam Train to Santa return this Christmas for the 28th year!

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Fri 21 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Ohyesitiz Productions Ltd are pleased to return to present for you the traditional family pantomime Sleeping Beauty.

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