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Great Yarmouth has been a seaside resort since the early 1700s. Visit the official tourism website (opens new window) for all the information you, your family and friends might need to plan a fun day trip, amazing holiday, relaxing short break or just a night out.

Tourism is big business locally, worth £648m per annum to the area. 23% of all jobs in the area are tourism related.

A five-year Business Improvement District focusing on tourism was implemented in 2014 by the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Ltd. It was voted in for another five years in 2019, with a new public-facing name of Visit Great Yarmouth.

Where is the Tourist Information Centre?

Great Yarmouth no longer has a Tourist Information Centre.

Instead, see Visit Great Yarmouth's online visitor information (opens new window) and email enquiries to .

How can I book holiday accommodation?

Visit the Where to stay (opens new window) page on the Visit Great Yarmouth website.

If you are an accommodation provider in the borough of Great Yarmouth, please our local destination management organisation, Visit Great Yarmouth (opens new window), to add your accommodation to the tourism site.

How can I find out what there is to see and do?

Visit the tourism website (opens new window) for information about tourist attractions, entertainment and things to see and do for your holiday, short break or day trip. 

What events are on?

Visit the Events Calendar page (opens new window) on the Borough Council's tourism website for information about a wide range of events. 

Is there a wide range of cafes and restaurants for eating out?

Visit the eating out pages (opens new window) on the tourism website for information about eating out all over the borough.

What shops do you have?

Visit the shopping pages (opens new window) on the tourism website for information about our shops and search by type or location. 

Where can I find a public toilet?

See the information on the tourism website (opens new window).

How can I find out about accessible accommodation and attractions?

Visit the tourism website (opens new window) for details about businesses able to cater for accessible holidays and day trips. 

What is the Business Improvement District?

Visit Great Yarmouth/Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Ltd is a business improvement district (BID) which aims to raise the profile of Great Yarmouth as a destination, highlighting the unique and differentiated offer of the area as a whole. The goal is ultimately to bring more visitors, increase spend and drive more business to local traders. The Borough Council is pleased to be a partner in the BID.

For more information visit the Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area (opens new window) website.

Can I sign up to a tourism email newsletter?

Yes you can. Visit the e-newsletter sign up page (opens new window) and enter your details in the eNewsletter sign-up. 

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