Destination guide

Travel to friendly Great Yarmouth

The area's culture and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Great Yarmouth. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the theme park, seaside and shark watching. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Great Yarmouth

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Great Yarmouth a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Joyland (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Hippodrome Circus (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sea Life Great Yarmouth (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • The Pleasure Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Gorleston Golf Club (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Great Yarmouth

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Great Yarmouth is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • North Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Venetian Waterway Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Gorleston Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fritton Lake Country Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Somerleyton Hall and Gardens (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Great Yarmouth

The nearest airport is in Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), located 19.6 mi (31.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Great Yarmouth Station, Berney Arms Station and Haddiscoe Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Great Yarmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,218 holiday rentals near Great Yarmouth. From 279 Cottages to 565 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Great Yarmouth is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Great Yarmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Great Yarmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Norfolk Broads: 1,574 holiday rentals
  • Fritton Lake Country Park: 1,615 holiday rentals
  • North Beach: 1,165 holiday rentals
  • Gorleston Beach: 1,439 holiday rentals
  • Scroby Sands Visitor Centre: 1,151 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Great Yarmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Great Yarmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 279 Cottages in Great Yarmouth. Our other popular types of Great Yarmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 565 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 30 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 279 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Great Yarmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 236 holiday homes with pool available in Great Yarmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.