Great Yarmouth in Norfolk is a stunning UK seaside resort, where 15 miles of wide sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see, sweeping past a plethora of beach front amusements and entertainment. Yarmouth offers beautiful parks, gardens, a Sealife Centre, the Pleasure Beach Theme Park, funfair games and even an African themed zoo. There really is something for all the family!
Norfolk is well known for its water based activities that revolve around the Norfolk Broads waterways and you can rest assured it is never a dull place to be. Events range from boating and fishing on the Broads to the many local events that are organised throughout the year in the surrounding area. Events range from the regular horse racing at Great Yarmouth Race Course, Stock Car Banger Racing and Greyhound Dog Racing at Yarmouth Stadium to the regular Great Yarmouth covered Market in the town centre.
For a more cultural historic view of the area, Great Yarmouth has much to offer. It certainly has history for everyone to enjoy, ranging from its foundations and remains of the medievil Town Wall to its extended use as a fishing village and the historic ties with its neighbouring town of Norwich. There are many heritage walks, exploring all crevices of the towns extensive history and your can visit a Roman Fort nearby in Caister. Many ancient buildings and remains still stand on show, such as the medieval Town Wall and St. Nicholas Church which has stood since 1101, perhaps the oldest usable building that remains standing in the town.
There are many types of accommodation to choose from ranging from busy entertainment packed Caravan Holiday Parks to hiring your own Holiday Cruiser Boat allowing you the freedom of exploring the Norfolk Broads at your leisure. East Anglia offers many opportunities to stay in unique properties such as converted traditional Barns or quaint Norfolk Holiday Cottages, many literally located right on the banks of the Norfolk Broads.
Yellow Trike at Yarmouth.
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The nightlife out in Great Yarmouth is definately part of the holiday experience that brings tourists to the area to enjoy themselves. With a huge number of restaurants, pubs, clubs and late- night bars, there are many places to spend your evenings, with so many options that everyone will find somewhere that they feel right at home. Whether you would rather be looking out to sea while enjoying a drink on the pier, in the bars of the town’s hotels or enjoying the cosy traditional Norfolk pubs, there is always somewhere to relax and wind down. The seafront comes alive at night with nightclubs, music and dancing for a younger audience and a variety of Casinos to choose from for the more discerning crowd. Of course, for those not interested in clubbing the night away or spending a civilised evening in the Casino, there are many live music performances throughout the year at various venues as well as other events to keep you entertained. When Yarmouth Stadium holds horse race meetings the area becomes even busier as visitors travel from all over to attend the races. The Pleasure Beach covers nearly 9 acres of the seafront and provides thrills and fun for all the family from fun fair games, a mono-rail ride, log flume, haunted ghost train, shows all year round, and much much more offering something for everyone. Choose between exploring the towns history, enjoying the range of theme parks and entertainment centres or experience the evenings buzzing with the varied nightlife Great Yarmouth has to offer.
For those looking for a more relaxing holiday why not stroll through the 118 hectares of various parks and tranquil open grassy areas for some peace and quiet. Alternatively why not enjoy a game of bowls down the lush lawn bowling greens situated right on the seafront. You can even play tennis on the seafront or Golf upon the cliffs at Gorleston, or if you wish to play a round of golf there are many excellent golf courses featured around Great Yarmouth and the Norfolk area. Others may enjoy swimming in the Marina Leisure Centre located right by Yarmouths Central Beach, which includes a tropical pool, flume slide, wave machine and children’s play area. Next door to the Marina swimming pool complex is a large indoor roller skating rink. Outside you have the amazing sandy beach and in the sea here popular water sports include canoeing, sailing and windsurfing. Anyone wanting to captain a more substantial water craft can hire a Broads River Cruiser at boatyards on Great Yarmouths tidal estuary Breydon Water and gain access to the network of Norfolk Broads waterways. Of course, how can a relaxing holiday not include some time at the beach. There are lovely wide, clean sandy beaches and the famous Yarmouth Piers with entertainment featured all day, offering the best of a seaside holiday right here in Britain.
There is a lot of accommodation available in the area, be it the wide selection of 3 and 4 star hotels on the seafront or centre of town, or perhaps a homely B&B and guest house, where prices start at very reasonable rates. Other popular locations include the many holiday parks In the area, with pools, entertainment and extensive leisure facilities where you can rent a caravan, apartment, chalet or small holiday home to enjoy your stay in. Just outisde Yarmouth town, it is possible to rent out holiday cottages and self catering apartments for people looking for a slightly longer stay or those wanting the peace and quiet of the smaller Norfolk villages. Camping and Touring Caravan parks are also available for anyone who wants to bring the family on a camping holiday or that has their own Touring Caravan. Needless to say that all the accommodation is in great locations, never too far from main towns, essential shops, and all the area has to offer especially the East Anglian coastal areas and beaches.
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