Great Yarmouth in Norfolk

Holiday Accommodation in Gt. Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth is a seaside holiday resort of bright lights and a festive atmosphere. Lots of indoor and outdoor pursuits, many places to stay and a whole host of eating establishments, or you can spend a day at the Yarmouth races.

The Golden Mile which runs along side the beach is the summer holiday face of Great Yarmouth. It has everything for all ages, from children's fun parks to the thrills of attractions in the Pleasure Beach, there are also two piers, large bowling greens, sea life centre and amusement arcades. The town has colourful gardens, regular shows, nightclubs, a Nelson Museum, guided walking tours, casinos and horse and grey hound racing. Great Yarmouth is the largest of Norfolk’s seaside resorts and has fifteen miles of golden sandy beaches.

Great Yarmouth was once the home of our great herring fishing fleet that would makee their way down the coast, returning to Great Yarmouth's port with tons of fish. The quay side was in those days filled with open sheds where the fish were prepared.  There were also smoke houses which would produce endless supplies of Yarmouth bloaters and kippers.

It is well worth wandering around the back streets of Great Yarmouth where you will find a wealth of ancient buildings and  sections of the town wall which date from around 1300. The Yarmouth Rows built around the town in the 1200s were deliberately made very narrow some only 27inches wide so as to fit within the town walls.

Holiday Accommodation in Great Yarmouth