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Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach) - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach), 6 Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6BU, UK


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About Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

Gorleston-on-Sea has the biggest, sandiest beach for miles around, perfect for getting the family together to build sandcastles and fly a kite. Float your boat on the yachting pond, cool your toes in the paddling pool and explore the wide esplanade below the grassy cliffs. The glorious beach is a firm favourite with locals and visitors for lazy days in the sun, it's also one of the best destinations in the Great Yarmouth area if windsurfing, surfing or body-boarding is your preferred seaside act

Attractions Near Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach2.92km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

The Pleasure Beach, a nine acre amusement park on Great Yarmouth seafront is home to four roller coasters and numerous other attractions. The largest and most popular ride at the park is the Roller Coaster which was built there in 1932. There are also around thirty other large rides at the park, as well as children's entertainment, amusement arcades, catering facilities, sweet shops and ice cream parlours.

Merrivale Model Village
Merrivale Model Village3.29km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

See Merrivale Model Villages landscaped gardens, steam waterfalls and miniature wonders that never cease to amaze everyone. It is located in Great yarmouth and is a wonderful Norfolk attraction. There is a vast array or displays to look at including a Victorian Holiday; Merrivale Zoo, Merrivale Fire Brigade; Athletic Stadium; Morris dancing and even replica Crown Jewels.

Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life
Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life3.63km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

Time & Tide in Great Yarmouth is set in one of the UK's best-preserved Victorian Herring curing works and tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its ice age origins to the present day. The museum is centered on Great Yarmouth's rich maritime and fishing heritage, mainly focusing on the history of Yarmouth and the herring curing works. The museum features various exhibitions including a typical 'Row' from 1913, a Yarmouth quayside from the 1950s and hands-on displays, films, audio guides, and chi

Hippodrome Circus
Hippodrome Circus3.76km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, is a large venue located parallel to Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile which is available for theatre style conference venue hire. It is one of only two purpose-built permanent circuses in England still in operation, and one of only three in the world with a circus floor that sinks into a pool.

Britannia Pier (Great Yarmouth)
Britannia Pier (Great Yarmouth)4.38km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

Britannia Pier is a pier located at the seaside town of Great Yarmouth in the English county of Norfolk. The two Great Yarmouth Piers – Britannia Pier and Wellington Pier – are packed with family fun amusements, fairground style rides, great bars and cafes, theatres, bowling centers, and more.

Breydon Water
Breydon Water4.8km from Gorleston-on-Sea (Beach)

Breydon Water is a large expanse of water that opens to the sea through Great Yarmouth Port. It is part of the Berney Marshes and Breydon Water nature reserve, which is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. It is the UK's largest protected wetland and also It has been a popular shooting area for centuries, and the shooting continues, but on a very much reduced scale.

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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.