Gt.Yarmouth and Gorleston lifeboat station (Norfolk)
Gt.Yarmouth & Gorleston lifeboat station was established in 1802.
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- Gorleston Beach is on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth and is a wide curving sandy beach. The beach is great for families as it has all the facilities you need close at hand. This is a popular beach for body boarders and surfers. The town centre is just five minutes away and cliff top walks overlooking the Lower Esplanade and sea are easily accessible. Parking, toilets with disabled facilities, shops, cafes, amusements, children’s paddling pool, pitch and putt, bowling greens, tennis and basketball courts, lifeguards in the summer, promenade and grass areas. We have no dog information for Gorleston beach.
- Beach: Gorleston beach View: Enjoy the view of the sandy beach on Jay Jay’s wraparound decking during the summer, or sit inside when it’s a bit more chilly. What’s on the menu?: Burgers, sandwiches, paninis, breakfasts, drinks. Eat in or take away.
- The South beach at Great Yarmouth is to the south of Wellington Pier and the Pleasure Beach. The beach is a wide sandy beach backed by grassy sand dunes and is ideal for families. The beach is quieter than central beach as a little away from the attractions on Marine Parade. Facilities include parking on the street, toilets with disabled access.
- Beach: Great Yarmouth beach View: Eat inside in these extensive tearooms, outside in the flower gardens or on the beach terrace and enjoy some of the best beach and sea views in Great Yarmouth. Dogs are welcome both inside and out. What’s on the menu?: Breakfasts, light snacks, refreshments, home made cakes, desserts.
- Wellington Pier in Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast is an entertainment complex with an amusement arcade, bowling alley and casino hall. The 700ft wooden pier was first opened in 1853. Today it offers a range of attractions for all the family. There is a gift shop, café and bar on site. More details: www.wellington-pier.co.uk
- 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. Explore a rich variety of underwater environments, from rugged coastline to tropical coral, reefs, from the sandy shallows to the dark depths of the ocean. At every step there are different amazing creatures to find, to watch and to learn about.
- The Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, tells the history of Great Yarmouth over the last few thousand years. The museum is housed in a preserved Victorian herring works. Visitors can explore the original herring smokehouses, take in the atmosphere of a 1950s fish wharf and stroll through interactive displays. The museum is open throughout the year, see the website for more information www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
- Great Yarmouth Row Houses named because of the town’s distinctive ‘Rows’, a network of narrow alleyways linking Yarmouth’s three main thoroughfares. Both now restored Row 111 and the Old Merchant’s House were originally built in the early 17th century as wealthy merchants’ residences, but later sub-divided into tenements.
- The Nelson Museum celebrates the life and times of Admiral Horatio Nelson and is housed in a grade II listed Georgian house in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Visitors can explore the many interactive exhibits and galleries and learn about Nelson’s career, the battles he took part in and the story of his tragic death. On site there is also a reference library open to researchers by appointment. The museum is open from February to November, details at www.nelson-museum.co.uk
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