Great Yarmouth is a seaside resort since the year 1760 and has plenty to offer for all ages. From miles of sandy beaches to the picturesque Norfolk broads, small beach side cafes to award winning restaurants and visitor attractions in abundance. Visit the new Yarmouth Eye, Sealife Centre, pubs, clubs and seafood restaurants.
It is one of England's premier seaside destinations with fun for everyone. Search for the best and cheapest guest houses or b&b's convenient located for Britannia Pier, the town centre and the beach, and ideal located for Caister Soul weekends, race meetings, the heliport, restaurants and local attractions. The beaches are spectacular and fish and chips served in town is amazing.
Closest Train Station
Main railway station ?
From the main train station, Great Yarmouth Railway Station, there are frequent train services to Norwich, Lowestoft, Sheringham and Cromer. Intercity services travel to London Liverpool Street railway station.
Other rail connections are available from the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland, via Peterborough, Cambridge and Ely. From Norwich you can also travel to Manchester city centre, Nottingham city center, Peterborough in Cambridgeshire and Liverpool Lime Street station (see hotels and b&b's nearby).
Location - Where is
Where is Great Yarmouth?
This seaside holiday town is located in the county of Norfolk, on the eastern side of Norwich.
The capital city of London (see b&b's) is approximately 120 miles away. The car and passenger ferry and cruise port of Harwich in Essex, is about 60 minutes drive away.
- Ipswich Suffolk -- 57 miles
- Bury St Edmunds (hotels) -- 62 miles
- Newmarket (near Racecourse Hotels) -- 69 miles
- Colchester Essex -- 73 miles
- Chelmsford Hotels and B&B's -- 95 miles
Tourists and visitors willing to fly to town can do this by flying to nearby Norwich International Airport. The airport is about 35 minutes away by car.
From Norwich airport you can fly both domestic or international. The airport can directly be reached by plane from among Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh Turnhouse, Aberdeen Dyce and Glasgow in Scotland.
Must See Attractions and Sights
Time and Tide Museum
(Blackfriars Road, NR30 3BX, Norfolk England)
Very interesting museum gives a really interesting view of Great Yarmouth and its history.
(St George's Rd, Norfolk NR30 2EU, United Kingdom)
See Summer and Christmas shows with fascinating acts and clowns at the Hippodrome Circus. Suitable for all the family.
The Pleasure Beach
(South Beach Parade, NR30 3EH, England UK)
Theme Park with a fantastic wooden roller coaster.
(Marine Parade, Gorleston-on-Sea, NR31 6DQ in Norfolk)
Gorleston is a lovely and clean beach. Safety flags are showing safe swimming areas. There is a great promenade to walk along, several excellent restaurants, souvenir shops and amusement arcades.
(Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3AH, England)
See plenty of sealife. Fun for the entire family.
We have a wide range of cheap b&b accommodation in and around Great Yarmouth England.
Among the cheap guest houses is 3 star Rembrandt. This run b&b is situated close to the seafront, beachfront and near by the town centre.
Another guest accommodation with discount rates is The Marlborough. Close to Britannia Pier, theatres, town centre, and Pleasure Beach, The Marlborough Guest House is well located for all famous tourist attractions.
Check also cheap rates for No.78. This friendly family run b&b is convenient for Britannia Pier, the town centre and the beach and offers stylish rooms, and full English breakfast. Very good value !
Find the best luxurious rooms combining elegance and luxury with modern comforts and facilities in Great Yarmouth England. The city hosts several charming 4 and 5 star guest houses.
A luxury bed and breakfast is 5 star Andover House. This luxurious family run property is set in a Victorian House, only a moment's walk from Wellington Pier, the beach and the tourist centre. Outstanding establishment with great food and high quality guest rooms !
We can recommend you also 4 star luxury b&b The Bromley. This top rated place to stay is close to the seafront and the town centre. Four star b&b providing excellent guest accommodation and service !
For Families with family rooms
Several guest houses in and around Great Yarmouth offer large family rooms.
Find your family and child friendly guest accommodation. One of our favorite family friendly residences is 4 star The Shrewsbury. This lodging facility is situated close to the sandy beach, and 4 minutes stroll from the town centre. This cosy guest house offers en suite family rooms and free car parking. The family units consists of 2 rooms. The main room sleeps 2 adults and the zip and link beds allow a choice of either 2 single beds or a king-size bed. The adjoining room has full-size bunk beds and sleeps 2 children under the age of 16.
Seafront or Beachfront with sea views - near pier and beach
Address Britannia Pier : Marine Parade, Norfolk NR30 2EH, United Kingdom
Address Wellington Pier : Marine Parade, Norfolk NR30 3JF, England UK
Great Yarmouth has over 15 miles of sandy beach, from Winterton-on-Sea in the north to Hopton-on-Sea in the south. The picturesque coastline has wide sandy beaches, sand dunes and cliffs. Lots of entertainment can be found along the seafront.
One of the most popular properties just a leisurely 5-minute stroll from the seafront and the town centre is 4 star Beaumont House. This family run guest accommodation provides excellent accommodation combined with personal service. Outstanding bed and breakfast just a short stroll from Britannia Pier, the beach and all the town's attractions and amenities.
Another b&b close to Great Yarmouth's beach is Seashells Guesthouse. This small family run b&b is only five minutes walk from shops and beach. Also pets are allowed (that take dogs, .. ) !
Beaches in Great Yarmouth :
- Central Beach : Seafront of Great Yarmouth at sat nav postcode NR30 2EN
- South Beach : South Beach Parade, NR30 2EN
- North Beach : North Drive, NR30 2EN
- Gorleston-on-Sea Beach : Marine Parade, Gorleston-on-Sea NR31 6DQ , England
- California Beach : California NR29 3PD
- Hopton-on-Sea Beach : Hopton-on-Sea, NR31 9SE
- Scratby Beach : Scratby, Great Yarmouth, NR29 3PD Norfolk
- Caister North : Caister-on-Sea, NR30 5HE
- Caister South : Caister-on-Sea, NR30 5HE
- Hemsby Beach : Hemsby Village, Nr Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4HJ
- Winterton-on-Sea : Winterton on Sea, NR29 4DD
The Pleasure Beach theme park - NR30 3EH
Address The Pleasure Beach : South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3EH, England
Pleasure Beach to the amusement park is free. It features many rides and attractions. You can ride with tokens, pay as you go, or buy all day wristband.