A close up of a sandy beach

#Win a holiday to Great Yarmouth including attraction passes

September 11, 2015

For more than half of my life I have lived in Great Yarmouth, moving here as a teenager it is somewhere I have grown, met my husband and started a family. I count myself and my family lucky in that whilst thousands flock to Great Yarmouth all year round I have it all on my doorstep.

I’m able to pop down the seafront and enjoy the golden beaches, visit the fish and penguins at the SEALIFE Centre, visit one of the many local museums or even try our luck on the 2p machines within the arcades. No matter the weather there is always something to see and enjoy.

A close up of a sandy beach
North Denes Beach – Great Yarmouth

#Win a holiday to Great Yarmouth including attraction passes

The lovely people at Greater Yarmouth Tourism have joined together with a number of partners to offer one lucky reader a 7 night holiday for up to 8 people in Great Yarmouth in 2016.

Staying in a fantastic caravan at Haven Seashore, looking out to sea, with no restrictions on dates, BUT not just a holiday, the amazing attractions of Great Yarmouth will also be giving the winner passes to visit their establishments during the stay, which include:

  • A close up of a signSEALIFE Centre Great Yarmouth
  • Merrivale Model Village
  • Great Yarmouth Pleasurebeach
  • Retroskate
  • Thrigby Hall
  • Hirsty’s Family Fun Park
  • Great Yarmouth Stadium – Greyhound Racing plus a meal
  • Time & Tide Museum
  • Hippodrome Circus
  • A Meal at Lacon Arms Hemsby
  • Deluxe Afternoon Tea at Sara’s Tearooms

To enter this amazing giveaway, simply complete the Gleam widget below:
Greater Yarmouth Holiday Comp

Good luck!

  • Geoff Hibbert September 11, 2015 at 8:02 am

    I love all of the attractions, never been, always wanted to. My mate used to go every year and said it was fabulous!

  • Liz Burton September 11, 2015 at 8:14 am

    I’d like to visit the Norfolk Broads.

  • Hannah -- hibabyblog September 11, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Looks like a great place – so many beaches and animal related attrations

  • Lisa September 11, 2015 at 9:34 am

    I’d love to visit the broads as I’ve never actually been on the broads despite visiting Norfolk a few times, it seems a really tranquil and relaxing place to visit.

  • Rebecca Smith September 11, 2015 at 10:43 am

    I would love to go to Pleasurewood Hills

  • LARA September 11, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Lovely prize,would love to go to Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens ,thanks for the chance xx

  • Nikki Hayes September 11, 2015 at 11:25 am

    For me it would be the Pleasure Beach – I’m a massive funfair fan, even though I’m now in my 40s 😀

  • aj templeman September 11, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    my boys would love the pleasure beach

  • Margaret Akel September 11, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    I’d love to visit the beach and town as I have never been before

  • Louise Smith September 11, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    This is our absolute dream prize! Nathan and I take the kids to Great Yarmouth every year (we’ve actually been twice this year, arriving home just a week ago), and we’ve also discussed maybe moving there once our eldest leaves school.

    We’ve visited most of the places on the list already but would love to go to the Model Village and Thrigby Hall again and afternoon tea sounds amazing!

    Louise x

  • Emma Pollard September 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    This really is an amazing competition! So many things to do and see, plus a meal out and a CIRCUS!!! Perfect week for the whole family so thanks very much for the chance!!

  • Claire Simpson September 11, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    Has to be Pleasurewood Hills

  • Mark Barlow September 11, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    Would love to visit Pleasurewood Hills and bury my feet in the gorgeous Lowestoft beach sand

  • Sandra stitchell September 11, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    Would love to visit Great Yarmouth as we have never been, love Haven Park’s as there is so much to do.

  • Rachel Arnup September 11, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    Can’t go to Great Yarmouth without paying a visit to the Pleasure Beach

  • Janet Joy September 11, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    I would love to go to the races – I have never been as an adult and it looks such good fun!

  • Anita Gilbert September 11, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    I could spend all day on the beach

  • Martina Pichova September 11, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    I love the look of Pettitts animal park – there seems to be lots to do for the whole family.

  • Jean T September 11, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    I had a lovely holiday there a long time ago.

  • Sarah mackay September 11, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    I would love to visit the Norfolk Broads.

  • Ceril Roberts September 11, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    Would love to visit Thurne. The mill looking fantastic.

  • Christina Curtis September 11, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    I would like to visit Pleasurewood Hills

  • Nicola Biven September 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Would love to visit great Yarmouth !

  • Linda Hobbis September 11, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Well the Marina Centre Tropical Pool will be on the kids’ list and I’d love a putter on a boat on the Broads.

  • jodie crossley September 11, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    the sea life centre!

  • Nicki simpson September 11, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    I would love to take my family to the beaches, described as white and sandy, they sound heavenly x

  • Sarah Rider September 11, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    I’d love to visit hirstys family fun park. Looks great fun for the kids. Haven’t been to thrigby hall in many years and would really like to go back, especially for the red panda!!x

  • Mark Umfreville September 11, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    Love Yarmouth. fantastic prize. thanks.

  • Jacqui Williams September 11, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    Norfolk broads, gorgeous!

  • Emma Page September 11, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    This really is a fantastic giveaway. Thank you very much. Fingers crossed as I love Great Yarmouth x

  • Karen Gray September 11, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    I would very much like The Norfolk Broads, maybe hire a barge 😉

  • clare nicholas September 12, 2015 at 7:09 am

    I think the kids would love the hippodrome circus most

  • Susanna September 12, 2015 at 7:16 am

    Oh you know how I LOVE NORFOLK!

  • barbara daniels September 12, 2015 at 8:03 am

    boating on the norfolk broads, love it

  • Dawn Underwood September 12, 2015 at 8:38 am

    It all looks fantastic – I’d love to visit the Sea Life Centre

  • Pinkoddy September 12, 2015 at 8:43 am

    I would visit Seashore Haven. I went there loads of times as a kid and even got to meet Duncan Goodhew in their pool

  • Jolene Yule September 12, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    We loved our recent trip to Great Yarmouth but didn’t get to see everything would love to go again to explore more

  • Christina Noble September 12, 2015 at 1:10 pm

    I would like to visit the Hippodrome Circus

  • linda gill September 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    wow, great prize for a week during school hols……the big problem would be who to take ! I would love the sea life , and ,of course ,the BEACH……….

  • Laura Pritchard September 12, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    The Pettitts Animal Adventure Park sounds good!

  • Michelle Twin Mum September 12, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Wellington Pier looks great as we love traditonal seaside fun with 2p machines and such ut I bet my kids would enjoy Pleasurewood Hills. Mich x

  • Claire Elizabeth Noke September 12, 2015 at 5:43 pm

    I’d like to visit the Tradtional piers … I love the seaside !! <3

  • Stephen Fowler September 12, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Thank you to the competition provider and good luck to all who enter.

  • Sam Goodwin September 12, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    Wow what an amazing competition!!

    My 2 boys LOVE visiting the sealife centres, so we would really love to visit there.

    I’d love to visit museums and have afternoon tea – I’ve never done that before!

  • Nicola West September 13, 2015 at 10:58 am

    What a great giveaway. Would love to go to great Yarmouth. Good luck everyone! x

  • victoria thurgood September 13, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    i would love a Boat Trip at The Waterside Rollesby

  • Missing Sleep September 13, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    I would love to visit all the little seaside towns and villages, eat lots of ice creams and stroll on a traditional pier! x

  • Donna Loxton September 13, 2015 at 8:19 pm

    I would visit the pleasure beach

  • Lindsay Taylor September 13, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    We would love to visit the Pleasure Beach and its gardens.

  • Liz Weston September 14, 2015 at 6:39 am

    If we won this, I think we’d spend a fair amount of time in Sara’s Tea Rooms – they look so cool !!!
    I love how so many businesses have joined in with this – come rain or shine there’s plenty to do :))

  • karen cowley September 14, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    I always love to visit Sea life centre, so much fun and the model village looks amazing , Would be a perfect first holiday with our little one x

  • tracey hunt September 14, 2015 at 6:52 pm

    love to go to the sea life centre

  • david cavender September 14, 2015 at 5:55 pm

    Merrivale Model Village

  • Chantelle Binge September 14, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    I love walking down the seafront, playing on the penny machines. My little boy would love the sealife centre. This would be great as we have never been on holiday before x

  • Cass Bailey September 14, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    I’ve never been here and I’d love to visit – fingers crossed 😉

  • Jules Naybur September 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    The hippodrome circus looks great

  • Janet Roskell September 14, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Out There Festival of Street Arts & Circus Entertainment looks like great fun.

  • Janice Dunn September 14, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    I would love to visit the Merrivale Model Village, it looks amazing!

  • Juanita Powers September 14, 2015 at 7:49 pm

    This would be an amazing trip, my Grandad past away last November, and it was his favourite holiday destination. So I would love to take my children there and visit many of places I used to visit, and def visit the horse racing course as I love a bit of racing

  • Julie Ward September 14, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    The pleasurewood hills theme park

  • Jodi hill September 14, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    Absolutely love the sea life centre, my son is obsessed with sharks 🙂

  • Sarah Hindley September 15, 2015 at 9:07 am

    My kids, 10 and 17 months would both love the sealife center!

  • Julie Parker September 15, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Definitely the pleasure beach my kids would love it

  • kimberley ryan September 15, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    my little ones would love the sealife centre

  • karen hutchinson September 15, 2015 at 9:07 pm

    love the broads – although may need to stay on dry land as last time I went on them I got seasick ! love sea life centres if I can drag my son away from the Haven site as he loves the entertainment there !

  • katrina walsh September 15, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    My very favourite seaside. Would love to visit Thrigby again 🙂

  • lauren henson September 16, 2015 at 5:57 am

    Fantastic!! Would love a great trip away like this. fingers crossed 🙂 x

  • Antonia Richardson September 16, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Id love to vist the Atlantis Tower and sealife

  • James Harris September 16, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Hirsty’s Family Fun Park

  • Anca September 16, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    I would love to visit Oasis Camel Centre, camels are so funny and it should be a great day out.

  • adele knight September 16, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    The sealife centre looks really good

  • vicki hennie September 16, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    Great Yarmouth Stadium – Greyhound racing looks fun x x

  • Catarina Baptista September 16, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Sounds like a perfect place to visit, would love to win this

  • Keri Jones September 16, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    EVERYWHERE! I haven’t been to Great Yarmouth for 10 years and before that I hadn’t been since I was a child. I would love to see how it’s changed from my memories <3 x

  • Claire D September 17, 2015 at 10:03 am

    I would love to visit the sealife centre

  • Caroline Lyons September 17, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Our family of 6 would love this! 2 adults and 4 young kids! Never been to Great Yarmouth before either 🙂

  • charlotte qualter September 17, 2015 at 10:41 am

    would absolutely love to visit Africa alive and dinosaur adventure. Did not realise there is so much to see and do in and around Great Yarmouth!

  • Debi Gillard September 17, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    I would love to visit a show or exhibition – there seems so many on at any given time.

  • jo maxted September 17, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    id love to go to the fair on the wooden rollercoaster or go and watch the circus

  • Donna W September 17, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    I’d love to take the family to Great Yarmouth Pleasure beach.

  • Emma Fox September 17, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    would like to visit the Minster

  • ELLIE THATCHER September 19, 2015 at 11:18 am

    We would love it all, just to have time together!

  • andrew September 19, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Great Yarmouth looks amazing and is now somewhere I would love to take the family

  • Amy Hunt September 19, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    I’m entering for my family, they love coastal holidays! 🙂

  • tina edwards September 19, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    id take everyone to the pleasure beach

  • Tim Woolfenden September 19, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    Kids would love the Pleasure Beach in Great Yarmouth

  • janet clegg September 19, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    Would love to come to Great Yarmouth I have never been, My family enjoy holidays too. We would visit sea life while we were there

  • Linda Bird September 19, 2015 at 8:02 pm

    Merrivale Model Village

  • Eve Burke September 19, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    I would love to explore the broads. My partner would love me forever xx

  • Nicola Holland September 19, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Sealife Centre in Great Yarmouth

  • Pm liu September 19, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Would love to visit Pettitts Animal Adventure Park, looks so much fun

  • Terri-Louise Dudey September 19, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Would love to see the surroundings as I have never been and the kids would love sea life centre xx

  • Angela McDonald September 20, 2015 at 8:21 am

    I’d love to visit the Sea Life Centre!

  • Allan Wilson September 20, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Gorleston on Sea

  • Michelle Jenkins September 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    The beach in Great Yarmouth is gorgeous I would definately o visit that again x

  • Emilie Curry September 20, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    My husband and I have always talked about exploring the Norfolk Broads and this could be just our chance to finally do it 🙂

  • Cerys John September 20, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    I would like to go to the Model Village 🙂

  • Sheri Darby September 20, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre

  • Lucy Carter September 20, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    I’d like to visit Africa Alive

  • Tracey P September 20, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    the beach at Great Yarmouth – great childhood memories!

  • Laura Chapman September 20, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    I’d love to visit Stokesby, it looks beautiful!

  • Chris Fletcher September 20, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    The beaches look great, I’d love a trip to the seaside

  • Debbie Preston September 20, 2015 at 7:49 pm

    I would love to visit the Pleasure Beach again – especially the Roller Coaster to see if I still scream as much as I did when my Dad took us on it as we went to Great Yarmouth for our summer caravan holiday.

  • Cyra Bellamy September 20, 2015 at 7:50 pm

    There are so many I would love to visit with my kids, seaside, museums and more

  • Kim W September 20, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    I’d love to go to the Time and Tide museum and also see the Roman remains.

  • Tracy Higgs September 20, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    I would love to visit The Merrivale Model Village.

  • Rachel Curley September 20, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    Love great Yarmouth, fab family prize

  • Lyndsey Beckford September 20, 2015 at 9:30 pm

    I would have to go to the beach no matter what the weather. It looks amazing! 🙂

  • Kirsty Woods September 21, 2015 at 5:10 am

    The broads, love it and have not been for years

  • Malika September 21, 2015 at 7:39 am

    The Hippodrome Circus in Norfolk looks exciting!!

  • Rosalind Henderson September 21, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Would like to visit Merrivale Model Village, looks great.

  • Cheryl Kean September 21, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    I would love to visit the sealife centre x

  • Kathleen Bywaters September 21, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    I would love to go to the sealife centre and see all the tropical fish!

  • Lisa Everaert September 23, 2015 at 12:28 am

    We all adore Gt.yarmouth so we would love to visit the reptile house and sea life centre on the front. If we have time maybe even a bit of roller disco 🙂

  • Caroline Williams September 23, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Would love to take my children to Great Yarmouth and to bring back memories of when I visited as a child. My little boy would love the Sealife Centre, would be amazing 🙂

  • amy g September 23, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    sealife centre – been before and it was great!!

  • Zoey Deacon September 23, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Would love to go to the sealife centre with the kids

  • Sue Caton September 24, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    Love the look of the Row Houses!

  • Yvonne Brownsea September 25, 2015 at 8:44 am

    So much to choose from! I’d love to explore the broads, definitely go to the horse racing – the Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre would be great for the kids and the Pettitts Animal Adventure Farm looks like an amazing day out too!

  • Hazel Webster September 26, 2015 at 8:57 am

    I would love to see the medieval town wall and the broads but honestly I would try to pack in as much as was humanly possible because my kids, now 15 and nearly 13 have never been on holiday because we’ve not been able to afford to go anywhere.

  • Emma Edwards September 27, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    I would love to go to the Greyhounds – a fun night to spend with the family seeing which dog will win the race!

  • Katie Robertson September 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    Would love to visit the sealife centre with my little one.

  • Emma Anderson September 28, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Merrivale Model Village, I went about 25 years ago and would love to take the kids!

  • Solange September 29, 2015 at 12:58 am

    I’d love to visit Stokesby

  • Rachel Craig September 29, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Lydia Eva, the last Steam steam powered Difter in Great Yarmouth would be great to visit for us.

    • Rachel Craig September 29, 2015 at 3:07 pm

      Meant steam powered.

  • Harley September 30, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    Sealife – we love fish x

  • Lisa King September 30, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    As i am lucky enough to live not too far from Great Yarmouth we always love visiting pleasure beach

  • Irene Gilmour October 1, 2015 at 11:33 am

    Hirsty’s Family Fun Park looks great

  • Julie Quarterman October 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    I would love to visit every where. Because last time we went to great yarmouth, my hubbys holiday was cancelled, so just my self and the kids went 🙁

  • Pam Francis Gregory October 4, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Wellington Pier looks great

  • Julie Easby October 5, 2015 at 12:28 am

    Pleasurewood Hills was fantastic last time I went which was many moons ago , I think the Dinosaur Park would be really thrilling too

  • Arnold Thieu October 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    I’d like to see Somerleyton Hall and Norfolk Nelson Museum and friends in GY.


  • pc1974 October 8, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    the pleasurebeach i would love to go there

  • Samantha Atherton October 10, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Thrigby Hall sounds lovely I didn’t realize they had animals there.

  • Helen Atkins October 13, 2015 at 10:37 am

    Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre

  • caroline mccabe October 13, 2015 at 11:10 am

    I would like to take my daughter to the pleasure beach

  • Lorelai Prosser October 13, 2015 at 11:43 am

    I would love to visit the sandy beach and the amusement arcades. I’ve loved them since a child and my children love them too.

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  • Paula Phillips October 13, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    The Sea life center

  • Julie Parker October 15, 2015 at 9:56 am

    I’d love to visit the pleasure beach. All the family love getting on the rides

  • Natasha Ball October 15, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Hirsty’s Family Fun Park looks fab 🙂

  • Kay Moffat October 15, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Pleasurewood Hills. I went as a kid and would love to go back as an adult and take my kids.

  • ruth hunter October 15, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    the sealife centre

  • Avvie Cunnington October 15, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Love Great Yarmouth! Place of my childhood holiday! Would love to return to Seashore as haven’t been back there in over 12 years!

  • Catherine Miller October 15, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    My twins would love sealife.

  • lucinda duxbury October 15, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    i love sealife and so do the kids

  • Emily Jayne Phipps October 16, 2015 at 6:02 am

    The time and tide museum! I love anything like that 🙂

  • Carrie Talbot-Ashby October 16, 2015 at 7:03 am

    Every year from my first birthday my parents took me and my brother to Great Yarmouth. Its a good 4 1/2 hour drive for us (we are at the furthest point away from the sea in any direction lol) but Yarmouth is my dream holiday place! You are so lucky to live there! This would be such a dream for me as I SO want to show off the places I used to love to my own children, it would be a real nostalgia trip…the Snails, the awesome rollercoaster, Joyland, the arcades, the beautiful beaches….I love everything about Yarmouth, haven’t been for a while now, but would so love to show my own kids, so heres hoping!!! xxxxxxx Thanks to all running the comp!!! xxxxxxx

  • Theresa Thomas October 16, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    Hopton on Sea and The Sealife Center

  • Joanne Fisher October 16, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    Pettitts Animal Adventure Park looks like a fun place for a day out with my boys they love being hands on with the annimals

  • nicola james October 16, 2015 at 7:48 pm

    id like to go to the pleasure beach see how much its changed since my last visit many moons ago

  • Natalie Gillham October 16, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    I have never been to great yarmouth so would love to see as much as possible 🙂

  • Vicky Robinson October 16, 2015 at 10:09 pm

    Dinosaur Adventure & Pleasurewood Park look fun.
    We would make the most of a holiday in the area and go to everything that we could manage in the time available!

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