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A special treat for Mum on Mothering Sunday in Great 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 Great 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 Great 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

Boogie on the Broads

Wed 1 Jul - Fri 28 Aug 2020

Join Broads Tours for the ultimate Broads Disco experience on board the Vintage Broadsman!

An Evening on the Broads with the Jazz Quintet

Tue 7 Jul - Tue 25 Aug 2020

The ever-popular Norfolk Jazz Quintet return to Broads Tours this year for their Evening Jazz Cruises on the board the Vintage Broadsman.

Strawberries and Steam

Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2020

Free local strawberries with cream for every full fare-paying passenger on July weekends

30th Anniversary Gala

Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2020

A weekend to celebrate our 30th birthday. An intensive timetable with visiting engines.

Rows,Fishwives & Red Herrings Heritage Guided Walk

Sun 12 Jul 2020

The Great Yarmouth Rows are full of strange and sometimes macabre tales. Our trained tour guides will tell you stories of the wealthy merchants that lived at one end and of the bars and brothels that had their place at the other!

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Sun 12 Jul 2020

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building.

Stock Car Racing

Sun 12 Jul 2020

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

Greyhound Racing

Mon 13 Jul 2020

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

Quayside & Seaside Heritage Guided Walk

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Situated due south of Great Yarmouth on the other side of the River Yare, the beautiful promenade is the starting point for a guided walk filled with stories and local history.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building.

Ladies Night & Music Live (evening)

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Great Yarmouth Racecourse invites you to join them for an evening at the races followed by live music.

Wildlife Canoe Trails

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Spend the day exploring our Woodland and Water Garden, breaking only to enjoy your gentle summer evening canoe paddle along Broadland waterways with Free Spirit Canoe Tours

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Wed 15 - Thu 16 Jul 2020

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building.

Evening Boat Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Evening boat cruise along the River Bure to view St Benet's Abbey.

Greyhound Racing

Thu 16 Jul 2020

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

Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk Heritage Guided Walk

Thu 16 Jul 2020

From the strange and curious to the dark and murderous, Great Yarmouth is home to many gruesome and macabre tales. Join a trained guide on this wicked walk to hear all the gory details.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Summer Spectacular & Water Show features acts from around the world in Britain's only surviving complete circus building.

Greyhound Racing

Sat 18 Jul 2020

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

Strawberries and Steam

Sat 18 - Sun 19 Jul 2020

Free local strawberries with cream for every full fare-paying passenger on July weekends

BRICKLIVE BIG CATS Trail

Sat 18 Jul - Sun 6 Sep 2020

Made up from a total of almost 750,000 bricks; the BRICKLIVE BIG CATS exhibition includes 12 awe-inspiring toy brick models – and allows visitors to get up close to some of the world’s most magnificent felines!

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