Destination guide

Travel to friendly Great Yarmouth

The area's culture and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Great Yarmouth. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the theme park, seaside and shark watching. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Great Yarmouth a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather averages in Great Yarmouth

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Great Yarmouth

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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 to and around Great Yarmouth

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

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 around Great Yarmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,168 holiday lettings near Great Yarmouth. From 284 Cottages to 561 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations near great places in Great Yarmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Great Yarmouth Station: 964 holiday lettings
  • Venetian Waterway Gardens: 879 holiday lettings
  • Berney Arms Station: 1,411 holiday lettings
  • Gorleston Golf Club: 1,191 holiday lettings
  • Haddiscoe Station: 1,417 holiday lettings

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 284 Cottages in Great Yarmouth. Our other popular types of Great Yarmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 561 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 284 self catering accommodations

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 205 holiday homes with pool available in Great Yarmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.