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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. 

Brochure 2018

Visit us in 2018

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

Drawn to the Coast - Gallery Shot

Drawn to the Coast: Turner, Constable, Cotman

Wed 30 May - Sun 9 Sep 2018

Explore Great Yarmouth and its coast through the lives and works of Turner, Constable and Cotman at Time & Tide Museum this summer

Burgh Castle Roman Fort

Free Guided Tours

Sun 3 Jun - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Free guided tours at Burgh Castle every Sunday, June - September 2018

Fairground fun

Summer at Wroxham Barns

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Summer at Wroxham Barns - help bottle-feed the calves, meet Bella & Barny and see the brand new Shows on Junior Farm, plus all the fun of the fair, get crafty, delicious food & drink and meet Betsy the GoGo Hare too.

Slippery Slopes at BeWILDerwood

Swampy's Silly Summer Parade

Sat 21 Jul - Wed 5 Sep 2018

With the Summer holidays right around the corner, BeWILDerwood, The Curious Treehouse Adventure has begun planning for their spectacular Silly Summer parade taking place every day, all summer long!

Lego Ocean Explorers

Lego Ocean Explorers

Wed 25 Jul - Sun 9 Sep 2018

Dive into the deep with SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth’s new LEGO adventure, Ocean Explorers. Discover new depths of the ocean whilst helping the LEGO deep sea diver track down his missing equipment

Summer Days

Summer Days

Wed 25 Jul - Wed 5 Sep 2018

Create memories as a family this summer...

The Hippodrome Circus

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2018

Wed 25 Jul - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building. The 2018 show will be themed around the 250 year celebration of the circus first being created.

Great Yarmouth and the First World War

Great Yarmouth and the First World War

Fri 3 - Fri 31 Aug 2018

An exhibition detailing Great Yarmouth’s role in the First World War both at home and abroad

Africa Alive!

The Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Troupe

Tue 7 Aug - Sun 9 Sep 2018

The Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Troupe

Banham Zoo

50 Days of Summer!

Tue 7 Aug - Sun 9 Sep 2018

50 Days of Summer!

Africa Alive!

CHALLENGE 50!

Tue 7 - Fri 31 Aug 2018

CHALLENGE 50!

Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Stand Up Paddle Boaring is considered to be the fastest growing water sport in the country.The boards themselves are like large surf boards – you can lie down and use your hands, kneel on them and paddle them like a canoe or stand up.

Wildlife Canoe Trails

Wildlife Canoe Trails

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Uncover the secret of our hidden waterways and get up close and personal to our wildlife with this guided exploration of the broad and backwaters of Fairhaven by Free Spirit Canoe Tours.

The Hippodrome Circus

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2018

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building. The 2018 show will be themed around the 250 year celebration of the circus first being created.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 16 Aug 2018

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

Sounds of the Summer with the Joe Ringer Band

Sounds of the Summer with the Joe Ringer Band

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Popular vocalist Joe Ringer is joined on stage by his live band and special guest vocalists for a show packed full of music and comedy.

Bridie and her tea trolley

Bridie and her tea trolley

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Bridie is 8ft tall and dances with her cake laiden 7ft tea trolley to the tunes of Dean Martin & Tom Jones and when you lest expect it a bit of pop & rock thrown in.

I Spy Friday

I Spy Friday

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Family event: I spy in the woods, follow the clues to lead you to hidden treasure.

Revival - Abba Tribute

Revival - Abba Tribute

Fri 17 Aug 2018

The legend of ABBA lives on with an incredible legacy of timeless tunes and their undeniable place in music history.

Sounds of the Summer with the Joe Ringer Band

Sounds of the Summer with the Joe Ringer Band

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Popular vocalist Joe Ringer is joined on stage by his live band and special guest vocalists for a show packed full of music and comedy.

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