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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

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.

Stars of the Sea

Stars of the Sea

Sat 10 - Sun 25 Feb 2018

Discover the ocean’s most amazing creatures this half-term at Sea Life Great Yarmouth’s all-new ‘Stars of the Sea’ event from 10th February.

Design a Den Week

Design a Den Week

Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

Design a den in our woodland garden, photograph your creation and post it on our Facebook page to be in with a chance of winning a family membership for a year.

Lamb Bottle-Feeding at Wroxham Barn

Lamb Bottle-Feeding

Sat 10 Feb - Sun 1 Jul 2018

Help bottle feed the hungry lambs on Junior Farm at 11am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

Signs of Spring Week

Signs of Spring Week

Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

It's (nearly) Spring! Celebrate with us by looking out for signs of Spring in our woodland garden. An event for all the family.

Wacky Science Week

Wacky Science Week at Jurassic Journey

Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

Watch wacky science experiments with Professor Possilfossil with hands on experiments. Dig for dinosaur bones, see the animatronic dinosaurs and take part in the interactive fun dinosaur quiz.

Cirque Du Hilarious

Cirque Du Hilarious - The Magical Mischief Tour

Thu 15 - Sat 17 Feb 2018

Hilarious by name, Hilarious by nature. The UK’s No 1 Circus of Laughter at the Hippodrome Great Yarmouth, Cirque Du Hilarious Presents ‘The Magical Mischief Tour’ starring Clive Webb & Danny Adams “The Superstars of Slapstick.”

Imperial Hotel

Valentines Weekend

Fri 16 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

You'll fall in love with our special Valentines weekend including a 2 night stay.

Wizard's Afternoon Tea

Wizard's Afternoon Tea

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Afternoon Tea inspired by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Bar One

Valentine's Day

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Enjoy a four course meal with your loved one with entertainment from Peter Stewart on Valentine's Day or from Slick Division on Saturday 17 February.

Get Back - The Story of the Fab Four

Get Back - The Story of the Fab Four

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Get Back – The Story Of The Fab Four charts the story of unarguably the most important pop group of all time on their path to international fame – The Beatles.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 17 Feb 2018

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

National Coastguard Institution

NCI Coastwatch

Sat 17 Feb 2018

NCI - The National Coastwatch Institution are back again this year for another eventful fund raising event.

Valentine Dinner Dance

Valentine Dinner Dance

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Treat your loved one to a Valentines dinner dance with a three course meal. Or make a weekend of it with a 1 or 2 night romantic break.

Imperial Hotel

Valentines Dinner & Dance

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Spend time with your loved one with a candlelit 3 course dinner followed by dancing to our disco until 12.30 am.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 18 Feb 2018

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.

Imperial Hotel

Jazz Brunch

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Listen to the jazz sounds of Barry James whilst enjoying a glass of Bucks Fizz and a full English breakfast to round off our Valentines Weekend with flowers for the ladies.

Monica's Mindfulness Walks

Monica's Mindfulness Walks

Sun 18 Feb 2018

We’re pleased to introduce our new Mindfulness walks starting in 2018. Join Mindfulness Walking Guide Monica Porter and discover a new way to take a break from the busy world.

Wizard's Afternoon Tea

Wizard's Afternoon Tea

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Afternoon Tea inspired by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Norfolk Jazz Quartet

Norfolk Jazz Quartet

Sun 18 Feb 2018

The Norfolk Jazz Quartet has developed a reputation as a versatile combination that can adapt to accommodate a variety of events and venues.

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