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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. 

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Visit us in 2017

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Enjoying family time on Great Yarmouth beach

Events coming up

80s night at Barnham Broom

80s night at Barnham Broom

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Come to a fun filled 80’s night at Barnham Broom!

Betty Blue Eyes - A Musical Comedy

Betty Blue Eyes - A Musical Comedy

Fri 17 - Sat 18 Nov 2017

An utterly British musical - full of eccentric characters - such as the strange odd couple - Gilbert ? an evangelistic chiropodist - and Joyce ? a nobody determined to be somebody.

Christmas Wonderland

Christmas Wonderland

Mon 6 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Our famous award winning Model Village & Gardens lit for Christmas with thousands of twinkling lights.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Sat 18 Nov 2017

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

Blues Brothers

Legends Music Weekend

Fri 17 - Mon 20 Nov 2017

Our Legends Music Weekend this year is focussed specifically to a 70's and 80's theme, bringing you some fantastic live tributes to some of the music legends of these two great eras. Prepare to Party!

Only in England

Only in England

Sat 21 Oct 2017 - Sun 15 Apr 2018

See an exhibition of photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr. Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs, Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw.

Rock 'n' Roll Legends Together

Rock 'n' Roll Legends Together

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Rock 'n' Roll Legends Together pays respect to some of the brightest stars ever to rock the stage. It features musical tributes to Billy Fury, Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley and featuring the one and only Lee Vasey Band.

Ron Sayer

Ron Sayer

Sat 18 Nov 2017

This is the show for all ages that squeezes all the legendary players of the beloved axe into one special night. All the greatest guitar tunes from the world of blues, rock & pop are brought together in an evening of rifftastic indulgence!

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Stephen Mole, Photographic Exhibition

Sat 18 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

Photographic images of Norfolk, stretching from the Norfolk Broads to the Norfolk Coast, by local 'born and bred' photographer, Stephen Mole.

The Ragroof Players Tea Dance

The Ragroof Players Tea Dance

Sat 18 Nov 2017

The Ragroof Players Tea Dance is a fantastic three-hour participatory event featuring DJs for discerning dancers playing authentic music from the 1920s to 1950s, vintage costumes, glorious dance displays and dance classes.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Thu 16 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

An extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It's a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an electric mix of both seasonal and year round favourites.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 19 Nov 2017

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.

Autumn Walk

Autumn Walk

Sun 19 Nov 2017

Enjoy the spectacular autumn colour of our woodland garden with its mature oak and beech trees on this guided walk with the Head Gardener.

Betty Blue Eyes - A Musical Comedy

Betty Blue Eyes - A Musical Comedy

Sun 19 Nov 2017

An utterly British musical - full of eccentric characters - such as the strange odd couple - Gilbert ? an evangelistic chiropodist - and Joyce ? a nobody determined to be somebody.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Mon 20 Nov 2017

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

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Racing

Wed 22 Nov 2017

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

Annie

Annie

Thu 23 - Fri 24 Nov 2017

Dusmagrik Young Peoples Theatre Company Proudly Presents by arrangement with Muisc Theatre International (Europe) The best-loved family musical ANNIE.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Christmas Lights Switch On & Late Night Shopping

Fri 24 Nov 2017

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.

Duleep Singh

Duleep Singh

Fri 24 Nov 2017

This talk will explore the extraordinary story of the last Maharajah of the Punjab, Duleep Singh, and his surprising links with Norfolk. A talk by Sam Bellotti, Curatorial Trainee with Norfolk Museums Service.

Cheeky elves and Father Christmas

Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Come and enjoy the 2017 Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre: a weekend of festive activities and entertainment.

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