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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

Jawsome Sharks

Jawsome Sharks

Tue 26 Mar - Mon 6 May 2019

Take a dive into the deep at SEA LIFE GREAT YARMOUTH this spring and become the newest recruits of the Jawsome Rangers and fulfill the mission of finding the missing shark teeth.

Easter at BeWILDerwood

Cedric's Bunny Burrow Eggs-pedition

Fri 5 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Meet Cedric the Easter Bunny at BeWILDerwood!

Easter Eggspresss

Easter Eggspress

Sat 6 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Free Easter egg for every child on completion of our Easter trail.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza

Sat 6 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Join us for an egg-citing fortnight filled with egg hunts, egg-ucational activites and egg-tastic crafts!

Lamb-Feeding at Wroxham Barns

Easter Eggstravaganza at Wroxham Barns

Sat 6 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Hip Hop Hooray - make like the Easter Bunny and hop on down to join us at Wroxham Barns this Eastertime with bunnies, chicks and so much more. It’s going to be so ‘eggs-citing’!

Scavenger Hunt Bonanza

Scavenger Hunt Bonanza

Sat 6 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Family event: A whole bumper fortnight of scavenger hunting in the woods! Fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container.

Egg-cellent Easter

Egg-cellent Easter

Mon 8 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Expect plenty of Easter activities and fun across the park.

Belle of the Broads

Broads Tours Easter Special Boat Trip

Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Easter is a magical time of year on the Broads, and it’s even more special here at Broads Tours!

Bongo's Bingo

Bongo's Bingo

Fri 19 - Sat 20 Apr 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.'

Pirates Live!

Pirates Live!

Sat 20 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Join Jack Jay and Johnny Mac for a brand new pirate adventure. Pirates Live! is without a doubt the UK’s no.1 Live action Pirate show, featuring acrobats, aerialists and of course lots of rum too!

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 20 Apr 2019

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

Seriously Collins

Seriously Collins

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Featuring highly experienced professional musicians, Seriously Phil Collins is the ultimate tribute. This lively none stop show guarantees you a truly amazing experience both musically and visually.

American & Classic Car Display

American & Classic Car Display

Sun 21 Apr 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.

Easter Bunny Ramble

Easter Bunny Ramble

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Our popular Easter event is back. Our Easter Bunny Trail begins at the Wind Energy Museum where you buy your bunny pack and head off to Thurne Mill along the riverbank (a mini trail is available at the museum).

Easter Eggtravaganza

Easter Eggtravaganza

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Join us this Easter Sunday, 21st April between 11am and 2pm, for a whole host of FUN and FREE activities to mark the opening of the Waterways end of the park.

Annual Charity Duck Races (Image - Adrian Buck)

Great Yarmouth Annual Charity Duck Races

Sun 21 Apr 2019

The Annual Charity Duck Race, organised by the Great Yarmouth Haven Rotary Club is a fun event which raises money for many worthy causes taking place in the recently restored Venetian Waterways.

Medieval Town Wall - Guided Walk

Medieval Town Wall - Guided Walk

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Isolated on the east coast, fear of pirates and invasion gave the people of Great Yarmouth a distinct last frontier mentality. Once King John granted the town its Charter, a wall was the answer.

Motor Racing (Image courtesy of Rob Coleman)

Stock Car Racing

Sun 21 Apr 2019

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

Bluebell Weeks

Bluebell Weeks

Mon 22 Apr - Sun 12 May 2019

Exclusive access to our neighbouring nature reserve and its bluebell woods. An additional 2 miles of walkways set within 60 acres of mature and coppiced woodland.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 22 Apr 2019

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

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