Great Yarmouth is a popular town with lively seafront attractions and sandy beaches, as well as a number of interesting museums. St. George’s Theatre is host to a variety of entertainment including drama, music, comedy, theatre screenings and tribute acts, and at the Britannia Pier you can enjoy music, dance and comedy. If you’re planning to eat out, there’s a great range of restaurants with a variety of cuisines and styles from traditional to contemporary, and you can also enjoy the large selection of bars, pubs and live music here.
You’ll have all your shopping needs catered for in the town and includes stores in the Victoria Arcade and Market Gates Shopping Centre, as well as regular markets. For business, the range of conference venues include those at Great Yarmouth Racecourse and Conference Centre, and the Priory Centre, and the nearest major airport is Norwich Airport.
Great Yarmouth Car Hire
Wherever you are in Great Yarmouth, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Great Yarmouth car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Why not visit these places during your time in Great Yarmouth:
You can come and see this former prison and hear about the history of the building and what it was like to be a prisoner here. You can tour around the prison cells and see characters in costume including pirates and the gaoler, bringing the prison’s stories to life.
Time and Tide Museum
At this Museum visitors can see a a number of displays all about the fishing and maritime history of the area. Among the exhibits you can see are a range of fishing equipment including nets and curing items, and shipbuilding tools and learn about lifeboats and shipwrecks, and there are number of ship models as well as navigational equipment.
Elizabethan House Museum
You can visit this historic building situated by the quay and built in the 1500’s. You can see the period rooms ranging from Tudor to Victorian times and see collections including historic furniture and coins, and you can even wear the period costumes and armour.
The Hippodrome Circus
This is a great place for all the family to come and enjoy a range of regular circuses and water events throughout the year. You can see acts including trapeze artists, acrobats, jugglers and comedy acts along with great lighting effects. There’s also a Museum here with interesting circus collections including props and costumes and a range of clown heads.
Sea Life Great Yarmouth
There are a range of fascinating creatures to see up close at this Centre which include crocodiles, sharks, clownfish, jellyfish and penguins, and a number of the creatures here are endangered species. There are regular talks where you can learn more about the creatures, as well as feeding sessions to watch.
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Here you can enjoy a great range of rides and attractions at this Pleasure Beach situated along Great Yarmouth’s popular seafront. You can enjoy rides such as roller coasters and sky drop as well as more gentle rides, and there’s also a 4D cinema.
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