Great Yarmouth is known for being one of the best holiday resort destinations in the UK. Visitors have been coming to this town for generations and is now one of the most popular places to vacate for day trips, weekend breaks and longer getaways too. Offering everything and more to fulfill a seaside trip with a more modern twist!
With it’s sandy beaches, various historical attractions and endless entertainment, you’ll be spoilt for choice with where to visit first! Bursting with so many things to do in Great Yarmouth, it boasts a golden mile of paradise for those who love seaside entertainment. There’s indoor and outdoor amusements everywhere you look, as well as an abundance of restaurants and food stands if you get a little peckish on your travels. Being a seaside resort you will also find numerous gift shops full of fun and interesting souvenirs to suit all ages.
Not interested in the hustle and bustle? No problem. Great Yarmouth offers many quieter but no less appealing vibrant destinations too. A little further down the 15 miles of sandy beaches, all while beautifully sloped, you will come across various other charming villages and countryside scenery too.
If you’re looking for something specific to do in this town, head straight over to our category section to help guide you in the right direction. We don’t only advertise attraction based businesses as you will see, so feel free to check out what else this town has to offer.
Shopping In Great Yarmouth
Looking for a bit of retail therapy and relaxation for a few hours? All within easy walking distance, Great Yarmouth has some fantastic shopping streets with all your favourite high street brand names. With everything you can think of from independent clothing boutiques and family run shops, to shopping malls and open air markets where you can find all sorts of unique finds not found on your average shopping spree.
If all the shopping has left you feeling overwhelmed, there’s always a cafe or bar on each corner where you can take a break but still be in the heart of the market place. Why not head over to our ‘Shops’
category to get an essence?
When the sun goes down Great Yarmouth is known for it’s memorable nightlife experience. Boasting hundreds of bars, restaurants and nightclubs alone you can easily end up somewhere you’re content with. Not to mention the casinos; the Grosvenor and the Palace if you fancy a little flutter!
As well as the two piers offering tons of classic amusements being open too, which looks stunning at night time. If you’re looking for a good pub to sample some of the local brews, the King’s Arms Great Yarmouth and The Marine are just two of the well known places. Both home to a warm and friendly atmosphere. Another place is The Barking Smack where you can enjoy your beverages in the outside seating area, watching the world go by with a view.
Days Out In Great Yarmouth
Where do we start?! The Pleasure Beach in Great Yarmouth itself is one of the UK’s top places that’s fun for the whole family. It has over 30 large rides as well as children and toddler friendly rides too. This makes it the perfect place for all of the family. Pleasure Beach is also known for it’s history. Having one of the oldest rides still there and still fully operating since 1932. There’s plenty of parking nearby too. You really can’t miss this landmark if you’re coming to this town. Why not come and relive your childhood with your little ones!
Another top destination you can’t miss is the Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Aquarium. Here you can discover an underwater world and experience exhibits with a variety of different sea creatures up close. These are just two of many other popular places you can let your hair down and have quality time with your loved ones.
Great Yarmouth also offers the Hippodrome Circus, Merrivale Model Village, Joyland Children’s Fun Park, various adventure golf spots, swimming and still so much more! The list of things to do in Great Yarmouth is pretty endless, but if you would like visit some of these destinations, please use our category section as a guide. Our ‘Kids Fun’
and ‘Days Out’
categories should help you find what you’re looking for.