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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Historic Sites; Classes/Workshops; Cultural
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Gorleston Beach (Gorleston-on-Sea)
Ranked #2 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Museums
Owner description: Set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time & Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its... more » Owner description: Set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time & Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its Ice Age origins to the present day. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950s fish wharf and take the wheel of a steam drifter. Hear gripping tales of wreck and rescue and meet some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea.Discover the town's rich maritime heritage and its development as a popular seaside resort. Wander down a tupical 1913 'Row' and see inside the homes of a local fisherman and his neighbours.Explore the smokehouses, where the lingering aroma of smoked herring is a reminder of times gone by.See website for details of of our events programme.Shop and cafe also available. For all other enquiries please see the website or telephone the museum. « less
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Ranked #4 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Other
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Pavilion Theatre Gorleston (Gorleston-on-Sea)
Ranked #5 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #6 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Museums
Owner description: Whatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just love a visit to our fantastic and award-winning... more » Owner description: Whatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just love a visit to our fantastic and award-winning Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth. Superbly located right on the Golden Mile you’ll be amazed as soon as you walk through the entrance – you can even walk straight from the seafront into our famous themed Victorian cafe. See stunning life-size Victorian street and shop displays. You’ll marvel at how many original exhibits we have here – over 150,000 all beautifully presented showing over 100 years of British history.Your unique and fascinating journey starts here – take in a visit to the ironmongers shop, discover what it was like in a 19th century apothecary. The younger ones will be amazed at what a toy shop looked like compared to today! Your journey continues with life-like historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Queen Victoria – you will even take an audience with her and also view the Royal exhibition. Meet also the life-size characters from famous Victorian novels. Your journey will be full of surprises including sound and light shows.Discover what the local car mechanic’s garage was like, visit the amazing wheelwrights or the fantastic display of cameras – there’s so much to see. Throughout your journey you will discover many fascinating facts and figures from various characters of over last 100 years giving you an insight into life during their times. Immerse yourself in a fabulous trip down memory lane – there really is something for everyone from our thousands upon thousands of treasures and unique memorabilia from days gone by and see for yourself how much Great Yarmouth has changed since the nineteenth century. « less
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Ranked #7 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #9 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #10 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Museums
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Ranked #11 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The Pleasure Beach with its mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions sits at the top of Great Yarmouth's... more » Owner description: The Pleasure Beach with its mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions sits at the top of Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile dominating the seafront skyline with its famous Skydrop. Spread over nine acres, the Pleasure Beach offers huge family fun, full-throttle white knuckle rides to exhilarate and thrill, water attractions to catch your breath and fun rides to keep the children happy for hours. Our roller coaster has been the star attraction since 1932 and is still a crowd puller today. More than 1.1 million visitors enjoyed the Pleasure Beach experience in 2013, confirming our place in the top 10 UK free entry amusement parks. And even more attractions, rides and innovations are on their way. « less
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Ranked #12 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #13 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #14 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Castles; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #16 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Museums
Owner description: Experience the lives of families who lived in this splendid Quayside house from Tudor to Victorian times.Discover Victorian... more » Owner description: Experience the lives of families who lived in this splendid Quayside house from Tudor to Victorian times.Discover Victorian life 'upstairs and downstairs' and find out what is was really like to work in the kitchen and scullery. Decide for yourself if the death of Charles I was plotted in the Conspiracy Room. Dress the family in Tudor costumes. Let children play in the activity packed toy room, and relax in the small, but delightful, walled garden. The Elizabethan House is a National Trust site managed by Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service. « less
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Ranked #17 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The magical marine world of Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Centre will introduce you to many beautiful and fascinating creatures of... more » Owner description: The magical marine world of Great Yarmouth SEA LIFE Centre will introduce you to many beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to mighty sharks and giant sea turtles, all in displays which carefully recreate their natural habitats. « less
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Ranked #18 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #19 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #20 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Gariannonum Roman Fort (Caister-on-Sea)
Ranked #21 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Walking tours; Cultural
Ranked #23 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #25 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #26 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
Category: Museums
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Ranked #27 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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Ranked #28 of 28 attractions in Great Yarmouth
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