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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!

Strawberries and Steam

Sat 4 - Sun 5 Jul 2020

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

Greyhound Racing

Mon 6 Jul 2020

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

Craft & Gift Fayre

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Craft & Gift Fayre, free entry & free parking

The Finest Quay in Europe Heritage Guided Walk

Tue 7 Jul 2020

In the early 18th century Great Yarmouth was described several times by Daniel Defoe as 'The Finest Quay in England if not in Europe'.

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.

Horse Racing (afternoon)

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Great Yarmouth Racecourse invites you to join them for an afternoon at the races.

Wildlife Canoe Trails

Wed 8 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 8 - Thu 9 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 8 Jul 2020

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

Greyhound Racing

Thu 9 Jul 2020

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

Waterways and Holidays - Heritage Guided Walk

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Learn about North Drive and its Victorian beginnings when you join our fully trained guide on this relaxed and informative walk through Great Yarmouth's famous Waterways.

Travel Back In Time

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Celebrate our 30th Birthday, travel at the same fares as when we first opened. An intensive timetable with visiting engines.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Fri 10 Jul 2020

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

Greyhound Racing

Sat 11 Jul 2020

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

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.

St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Boat trip from Fairhaven Garden to St Benet's Abbey with a 45 minute guided tour of the abbey.

Summer Spectacular & Water Show 2020

Sat 11 Jul 2020

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

Dixiemix

Sat 11 Jul 2020

See Dixiemix in the Minster, East Anglia's hottest jazz band.

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