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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

Pirates Live!

Pirates Live!

Thu 29 Mar - Sun 29 Apr 2018

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, fire breathers, daredevils and of course lots of rum too!

Afternoon Tea...Just for Grown Ups

Afternoon Tea...Just for Grown Ups

Sat 7 - Sun 29 Apr 2018

If you love having afternoon tea, why not try this one which is just for grown ups! Delicious treats include Salmon Vodka Gravadlax finger sandwiches, a gin & tonic cupcake and a chocolate orange & champagne mousse.

Bluebell Weeks

Bluebell Weeks

Mon 23 Apr - Sun 13 May 2018

Exclusive access to our neighbouring nature reserve and its bluebell woods.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Mon 23 Apr 2018

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

Quiz & Great British Desserts Night

Quiz & Great British Desserts Night

Mon 23 Apr 2018

One round of the quiz to be based on ST GEORGE. Ticket includes a selection of traditional British desserts

The Finest Quay In Europe Heritage Guided Walk

The Finest Quay In Europe Heritage Guided Walk

Tue 24 Apr 2018

New for 2018! In the early 18th century Yarmouth was described several times by Daniel Defoe as 'The Finest Quay in England if not in Europe'. Hear about its fascinating history and see some of the fine examples of Georgian architecture.

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Horse Racing

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Great Yarmouth Racecourse invites you to join them for a day at the races.

The Fureys

The Fureys

Wed 25 Apr 2018

As part of their 40th Anniversary tour, Irish Legends, the Fureys perform a great night of music, songs and stories.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Thu 26 Apr 2018

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

Swinging My Way to Love

Swinging My Way to Love

Thu 26 - Fri 27 Apr 2018

a fun filled musical. Featuring the music of Frank Sinatra - to compliment the story. You'll be singing - laughing and smiling the whole night through. Swinging My Way To Love brought to you by Total Productions.

Broads Outdoors Festival

Broads Outdoors Festival

Sat 28 Apr - Sun 13 May 2018

The 2018 Outdoors Festival is here! Check out our events calendar for two weeks of amazing outdoor events including kayaking trips, guided walks, wildlife identification and more...

Broads Outdoors Festival

Try Canoeing for FREE

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Never canoed but always fancied having a go? Now you can with a free taster session of up to 1 hour at a Broads Canoe Hire Association Centre (weather permitting).

Broads Outdoors Festival

Try Canoeing for FREE

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Never canoed but always fancied having a go? Now you can with a free taster session of up to 1 hour at a Broads Canoe Hire Association Centre (weather permitting).

Great Yarmouth Chess Congress

Great Yarmouth Chess Congress

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Apr 2018

The 2018 Great Yarmouth Chess Congress returns to the Great Yarmouth Town Hall. Two days of intense strategic competition will take place with a number of big cash prizes to be won.

Wind Energy Museum - Morse Collection

Wind Energy Museum Open Day

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Apr 2018

Come and visit our unique museum and enjoy a guided tour around our exhibits showing the history of the drainage of the Broads. Light refreshments available, family friendly, access for disabled visitors

The Drill House Tea Dance

The Drill House Tea Dance

Sat 28 Apr 2018

The Ragroof DJs will be playing authentic music from the 20s to the 50s and bring their trademark instant dance classes. Polish up your dancing shoes and join us!

Supersonic

Supersonic

Sat 28 Apr 2018

A Madchester tribute featuring noasis, The Complete Stone Roses, Tom Hingley and the Kar-pets with special guest Bez from Happy Mondays with a legendary DJ set and a VIP meet and greet.

Yarmouth Stadium

Greyhound Racing

Sat 28 Apr 2018

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

Northern Soul with Edwin Starr Band

Northern Soul with Edwin Starr Band

Sat 28 Apr 2018

New headline act - The Edwin Starr band AKA The Team plus support from Northern Soul songstress Frankie Heart - Two Top Northern Soul Acts that will help you experience the Wigan Casino days PLUS two top Northern soul DJ's.

Broads Discovery Day

Broads Discovery Day

Sun 29 Apr 2018

Meet at the Wind Energy Museum to enjoy a fun filled day including a riverside walk to Thurne Mill, a Wherry trip, a tour of the Wind Energy Museum and lunch.

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