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Address: Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EH, England
Phone Number: +44 1493 844094
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A timeless attraction

A great little amusement park for younger children little changed in 50 years and all the better for that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Tim S
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

A great little amusement park for younger children little changed in 50 years and all the better for that.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Quite bemused by comments stating this place is amazing. We took a walk around this place and it looks old, shabby and in dire need of some TLC. I'm guessing this place hasn't changed much since it first opening? (However many years ago that was). Please if we want Great Yarmouth to be indeed 'great', a lot more effort needs... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This park caters more for younger children, the rides are fun i think i enjoyed it more than my daughter! We went on this one ride (spinners) about 10 times and we were laughing so much my hubby could hear us on the beach! Great family fun, would definitely go again if in area! The staff are friendly too, which... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Its been a while since i last visited Yarmouth. Loved the place as a child and we frequented Joyland every night before our tea. Would love to return one day and take my little boy to the place i soent many a happy family holiday evening during my childhood. Am so glad the snails are still there.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Been coming here now every year for over 20 years. I came here when I was little and it's now nice to see my son enjoy the same memories. Brilliant for younger kids, lots of different rides, works on a token admission, so much food and drink about. Look forward to it every summer x

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This amusement park is ideal for younger kids, the snails is a favourite ride. Prices are very reasonable. It is basically a mini funfair. Good fun

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Basildon, Essex, England
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Joyland has been around for as long as I can remember. My favourite ride was always The Snails, and they are still running 50 years on. Joyland caters for younger children, and its a great place to take the young grandchildren for a couple of hours. Prices are still reasonable, and for me, the sound of childrens laughter makes it... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Super little mini funfair for smaller children, close to the beach and other facilities. Some rides are fun for adults too, not your ordinary merry go rounds.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's ok if it's 1985 but alas this needs a bit of updating. The classic snails are a must but some plants for them to ride past would be nice. It lacks something that will bring the customers in and not rely on its heritage. Just needs a bit of a reboot which wouldn't take much effort.

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Biggleswade, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Great value for kids loads of fun rides and amusements for the adults, sits right on the beach so your never far away!

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