Come & Visit ‘Great’ Yarmouth on the East Norfolk Coast

Where is Great Yarmouth & What is Great Yarmouth all About?

Great Yarmouth is an ever popular seaside town which is often known to locals as just, Yarmouth. This enjoyable coastal town in East Norfolk, England, UK is located at the mouth of the River Yare, making Yarmouth a gateway to the famous Norfolk Broads. Great Yarmouth first became a seaside resort back in 1760, so Great Yarmouth has had lots of experience in providing amazing days out and family breaks and weekends away.

Useful resources for Great Yarmouth in Norfolk

Why Visit Great Yarmouth on the East Norfolk Coastline?

Yarmouth has a very popular beach and two really well known piers to explore as well as a host more famous attractions such as the Golden Mile & Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach and so many more attractions and things to do. Whether you are looking for a great day out, a weekend away or a ‘UK staycation’ holiday destination there is no better place in the UK than Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.

A bit of History About the Town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk

For many years Great Yarmouth was one of the major fishing ports in the UK, dependent mainly on the herring fishery, yet like many places in the UK [similar to Lowestoft in Suffolk] the fishing industry suffered a steep decline and has sadly now all but ceased. Tourism is now the main industry for Great Yarmouth, so potential visitors will be pleased to know that there has been vast inward investment into Gt. Yarmouth and its appeal to new visitors and new businesses. Successful sea side towns such as Great Yarmouth & Blackpool have understood that people don’t want to see a re-inventions of these places, visitors come for the classic Great British Sea Side Holiday, and that is certainly what you will receive from a visit to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.

Map of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk in the UK