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Tel code: 01493 | code search
Postcode: NR30 | code search
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Birthplace of:
Anna Sewell James Paget Francis Palgrave
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Food Legends:
Bloaters
Seaside Rock
Folk Customs:
Blessing the Nets
Jack Valentine
World Fen Skating Championships

Great Yarmouth Events

September
Maritime Festival

October
Blessing the Nets
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Breydon Water Holiday Park
"Just stayed at breydon water was ment be there for four days ended up coming back after one night I been to many holiday parks as I own a tourer ..." More

White Swan
"After visiting The White Swan for the first time on 28th August 2011 I was very pleased with the food and service. When I went back on 18th September 2011, ..." More

Breydon Water Holiday Park
"What a dissapointment this park was. There was music untill all hours. Shouting and swearing from the teenagers untill late into the night. The playground seemed to be the local ..." More

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"Great Yarmouth Market...Great Yarmouth in Norfolk got its first charter in 1209 from King John. The market place is surrounded by ancient buildings as well as less favoured modern ones ..." More

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Great Yarmouth is a beautiful seaside town, but everything closes ...More

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Situated at the eastern tip of the country, Great Yarmouth is best approached via the five miles of the A47 “Acle Straight”, with the town slowly coming into view framed by the expanse of Breydon Water. One of the most popular seaside resorts in England, Great Yarmouth has a lot to offer beyond the Golden Mile of the promenade, beach and piers. After years when the amusement arcade was king, attention has now been paid to the architecture and heritage of the area, including the quays from Hall Quay opposite the Haven Bridge over the Yare, down North Quay, restored and tidied to give an elegant prospect today. Hints of medieval Yarmouth can be seen all over, with sections of town wall remaining, and the North West and Blackfriars towers. The Tollhouse dungeons in Middlegate Street can be visited to get a feel for the darker side of those times. And there are a few of the original 145 rows, streets so narrow that a law was passed making it illegal to have outward opening front doors there. Broad Row is still a busy shopping street – if this was broad, think of the narrow ones! Yarmouth was an economically important town for centuries, and has a historical claim to fame: the house at No. 4 South Quay is reputedly where the main Parliamentary figures decided Charles I’s fate. Herrings were Yarmouth’s fortune for centuries, a fact reflected in the town’s coat of arms showing three figures half lion and half herring-tail. Where once fishing boats packed the river so densely it could be crossed on foot, few remain, but Yarmouth Bloaters (cold smoked ungutted herring) and Red Herring are still made here, and a medieval salt barn can be seen on the south side of the river.

Accountant

Accounting Equations Limited
Charles Stenner & Co
Cross & Fairhead
HW Chartered Accountants
Welcome Financial Services Ltd

Attraction

Berney Arms Windmill
Britannia Pier
Burgh Castle
Caister Roman Site
Elizabethan House Museum
Fritton Lake Country World
Great Yarmouth Beach
Great Yarmouth Row Houses & Greyfriars' Cloisters
Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre
Horse and Groom Hotel
Horsey Windpump
Joyland
Louis Tussauds House of Wax
Norfolk Nelson Museum
Old Merchant's House

Pleasure Beach
Redwings Visitor Centre
RSPB Berney Marshes
Saint Benets Abbey
Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
The Mint
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
Time and Tide Museum
Toad Hole Cottage Museum
Tolhouse Museum
Wildlife Water Trail

Budget

No. 78 *book online*
Princes Court Hotel *book online*
Rembrandt Guest House *book online*
Star Europa *book online*
Travelodge Great Yarmouth *book online*
Trevross Hotel *book online*

Camping

Breydon Water Holiday Park
Cherry Tree Holiday Park
Clippesby Hall Camping

Vauxhall Holiday Park
Wild Duck Holiday Park

Casino

Grosvenor Casino
Stanley Kings Casino

Charity

National Holiday Fund for Sick and Disabled Children

Church

St Nicholas

Classes

Dance - Norfolk Academy of Ballet

Club

Caesars Bar
Mission
Phantastica
Rosie's

Cottage

Bay Tree Cottage
Browston Lodge
Hill House Cottage

Council

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Doctor

Abermed Ltd
Dr Betts & Partners
Dr Gould & Dr Lal
Martham Surgery
The Medical Centre

The Park Surgery

Estate Agent

Aldreds
Bycroft Charles & Co
Howards Estate Agents Ltd
Larkes Estate Agents
Sinclair Ian
Watsons

Golf Club

Great Yarmouth & Caister

Health and Fitness Club

Fitness 2000
Palms Health and Fitness Club
The Goodlife Health Club

Holiday Park

Breydon Water Holiday Park
Caister Holiday Park
California Cliffs Holiday Park
Cherry Tree
Cherry Tree Holiday Park
Family Holiday Centre
Hemsby Beach Holiday Village
Hopton Holiday Village
Pontins Hemsby

Seashore Holiday Park
Summerfields
Vauxhall Holiday Park
Wild Duck Holiday Park

Inn

Horse & Groom Hotel
Horse and Groom Hotel
Star Hotel

Market

California Car Boot
Fleggburgh Primary School Car Boot
Great Yarmouth Market

Pub and Bar

Albert Tavern
Burton Arms
Camden Tavern
Crown Restaurante Portuguese cuisine
Edwardian (The)
Gallon Pot
Horse and Groom Hotel
Kings Arms
Lady Haven
Mariners Tavern

Mulligans
Phoenix
Recruit
Sportsman Arms
Talbot
Wheelwrights Arms
White Swan

Racecourse

Yarmouth

Restaurant

Albatross
Avenida Restaurant
Comfort Hotel Great Yarmouth
Crown Carvery
Fatsos Speak Easy
Friends Bistro
Gallon Pot
Harry Ramsden's
Horse and Groom Hotel
Jaipur Restaurant
Lazzarella
Olive Garden

Scarlet Tangerine
Wrights Restaurant
Yankee Traveller

Self-Catering

Caister Holiday Park
Cherry Tree
Hemsby Beach Holiday Village
Hopton Holiday Village
Seashore Holiday Park
Summerfields
The Apartment
The Hove
Vauxhall Holiday Park
Wild Duck Holiday Park

Solicitor

Breydons Solicitors
Chamberlins
Cole Bentley & Co
Lucas & Wyllys
Norton Peskett Solicitors

Taxi

Ace Taxis  
Albies Taxis

Anglia Taxis Ltd
Caister Cars
East Coast Cabs
Kingsway Taxis
Newline Taxis
One Call Taxi
Swift Taxis & Private Hire Ltd

Theatre

Britannia Theatre
New Wellington Theatre

Sports Clubs

Fighting Fit Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Great Yarmouth & District Athletic Club (Athletics)
Great Yarmouth CC (Cricket)
Great Yarmouth Road Runners (Athletics)
Great Yarmouth Town (Amateur Football)

Shops

W H Smith Ltd
Thistles & Thorns
Boots
Myhill Nurseries & Farm Shop
Rymans
The Potting Shed

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Scratby Garden Centre
Cut Price Pet Foods
Little Or Large
Dorothy Perkins
Day Lewis Pharmacy
Paxon & Thomas
Shoes Galore
Jimmy D's
J D Sports
Halfords
Big Guys Menswear
BodyShop
Thorntons
The Seachange Gallery
Grove Farm Gallery
Holland and Barratt
H Samuel
Anne's Cakes for All Occasions
Peacocks
Gamestation
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EasyPro PCs
B&Q
Homebase
Anne's Cakes for All Occasions
T K Maxx
Pets At Home
River Island
Arcade Florist
Explosive Sounds Disco & Karaoke
Outfit
Topshop

Antiques

Barry's Antiques
Times Past Antiques
Past Present and Future

Activities

Regent Bowl(Bowling)
Great Yarmouth CC(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Great Yarmouth

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Seashells Guest House (0.05 miles)

Seashells Guest House

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Positioned close to Great Yarmouth’s beach, amusements, pubs and cafès, this small, family-run B&B boasts 3-stars and a Silver Award for Great Yarmouth and Gorleston in Bloom 2008.

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Midland (0.09 miles)

Midland

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This family-run hotel offers good-value-for money accommodation only a short walk from the town and just 100 metres from the beach. The current owners have run Midland for 13 years and offer ... More

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Seamore Guest House (0.12 miles)

Seamore Guest House

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We are a small, family run guesthouse, situated just 2 minutes walk from the wonderful beaches of Great Yarmouth, Brittania Pier and Regent Road shopping area.We have 2 en-suite family ... More

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Prom Hotel (0.14 miles)

Prom Hotel

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The Prom Hotel and Pub on the Prom have been under the same ownership for 7 years and continue to offer a high standard of accommodation and service. Ideally situated on Great ... More

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Imperial Hotel (0.19 miles)

Imperial Hotel

Overlooking the beach and the sea, the Imperial Hotel offers guests a high standard of accommodation, food and service. The Imperial is an independent 4-star hotel, managed by the owners who want your stay to be ... More | visit website

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Trevross Hotel (0.19 miles)

Trevross Hotel

We are a 24 bedroom bed and breakfast hotel and Guest house in Central Great Yarmouth. Our facilities include Digital freeview Colour Television & Tea & Coffee making facilities. We offer cheap deals for your ... More | visit website

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Star Europa (0.21 miles)

Star Europa

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STAR EUROPA which is situated on the Marine Parade, opposite a beautiful sandy beach. Close to all activity centres for the young and not so young. We are a family ... More

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3 Norfolk Square (0.22 miles)

3 Norfolk Square

A new boutique hotel for Great Yarmouth. This elegant guest house in its superb location has recently been totaly refurbished and now enhances many of its original features. We offer eight individual ensuite rooms with ... More | visit website

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The Marina Guest House (0.24 miles)

The Marina Guest House
In February 2008 the guest house changed hands and is now run by experienced hotelier Darren. The guest house is now under a scheme for improvement, but in the mean time there is ... More | visit website
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Rembrandt Guest House (0.24 miles)

Rembrandt Guest House

The Rembrandt is a highly recommended, friendly and family run Guest House in a very pleasant, peaceful part of Great Yarmouth, adjacent to St. Georges Park and the seafront. Compromising seven classically decorated and elegantly ... More | visit website

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