Great Yarmouth beach (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62547063%40N00/20560453)

Great Yarmouth beach

Norfolk's classic seaside resort Great Yarmouth with its award-winning beaches stretching for a mammoth 15 miles and its two family fun piers has long been one of Britain's top budget family holidays. Alongside seaside fun, there's history and maritime heritage in Great Yarmouth. Take a short stroll inland and you'll find yourself on the town's beautiful quayside lining the River Yare where heritage buildings like the Great Yarmouth Row Houses are open to the public.

Wellington Pier Great Yarmouth

Wellington Pier Great Yarmouth

One museum not to be missed is the Nelson Museum on South Quay, housed in a listed old Georgian merchant's house and packed with exhibits and information on Nelson's early childhood in his native Norfolk. The town has its own mini 'Nelson's Column' monument on the southern edge of the resort.  

If you're looking for lively family seaside fun with great beaches and budget accommodation then Great Yarmouth is the perfect choice. The east coast enjoys a great warm summer climate and Great Yarmouth is jam packed with amusement arcades, theme parks, sealife centres, crazy golf, an indoor water park and family piers together with a wide choice of cheap quality family holiday parks with all inclusive entertainment and on-site swimming pools and kids clubs.

Fritton Lake, Greater Yarmouth

Fritton Lake, Greater Yarmouth

Choose a seafront hotel or B&B guest house in Great Yarmouth and be assured of a warm welcome, hearty cooked breakfasts and lots of advice on the local area. Part of the appeal of Great Yarmouth is what sits in the immediate surrounding area. Fun packed attractions and activities are not just plentiful in the resort, but also feature widely in the surrounding countryside and the Norfolk Broads adjacent.

Popular family attractions in Greater Yarmouth include Fritton Lake and Burgh Castle, and you're also just a short drive, bus or train journey away from Norwich city centre. Stay in Greater Yarmouth accommodation which features everything from family holiday parks in Scratby and Breydon Water to stylish holiday cottages in peaceful Winterton on Sea. Fantastic coastal and Broadland caravan parks are around Great Yarmouth in holiday hotspots like Caister and Gorleston-on-Sea. Book online now.

Accommodation in Great Yarmouth

  • Great Yarmouth   (3.5 miles from the centre of Great Yarmouth)
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    Two Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks for the price of one! 10 mins from beach. Great facilities including indoor & outdoor pools, restaurant & kid's play ground. Children's clubs.
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  • Near Great Yarmouth   (4.9 miles from the centre of Great Yarmouth)
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    Family holiday park near Great Yarmouth, just minutes from a sandy beach with an onsite indoor pool, sauna and sunbed. Playground, restaurant, bar and soft play area.
     
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  • Great Yarmouth   (0.2 miles from the centre of Great Yarmouth)
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    Quality budget B&B accommodation in Great Yarmouth just 30 seconds from the seafront and Britannia Pier. 3 minute walk from town centre. 23 bedrooms. Free WiFi and parking permits.
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