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Coach Holidays to Great Yarmouth
Search coach holidays to Great Yarmouth and find discounted coach tours and trips to Great Yarmouth and Norfolk at coachholidays.com. Coach trips to Great Yarmouth are available throughout 2014 with great deals on summer coach holidays. Great Yarmouth, often known to the locals as just Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, on the East coast of England. It is located at the mouth of the River Yare, 20 miles east of Norwich. Great Yarmouth coach holidays have helped the town become one of the most popular seaside resorts in the UK, with superb sandy beaches, piers, accommodation, attractions, theatres and heritage. The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside and, of course, the world famous Norfolk Broads, with its impressive windmills, lovely meandering rivers, reed- lined lakes and profusion of wildlife. The Broads are right on Great Yarmouth's doorstep and should be explored either by hiring your own boat or joining one of the many organised cruises, as the real beauty of the Norfolk Broads is seen at its best from the water. Our range of holidays to Great Yarmouth by coach cannot be matched and the best deals and widest selection of trips available are right here at coachholidays.com . Read on for our latest Great Yarmouth coach trips and more information about popular sights and attractions
Great Yarmouth Coach Tour Highlights
If you are interested in a coach holiday to Great Yarmouth the following attractions will rank as some of the best places to see. In the area around Great Yarmouth there is a wide array of historic houses, castles, gardens, wildlife parks, theme parks and archaeological remains..
Great Yarmouth Coach Holiday Highlights
The most popular attractions in and around Great Yarmouth are;
- Britannia Pier
- Merrivale Model Village
- Time and Tide Museum
- The Norfolk Nelson Museum
- The Rows
- The Elizabethan House
Read on for more information about these and further attractions you can visit on a coach holiday to Great Yarmouth
For hundreds of years Great Yarmouth was a major fishing port, dependent mainly on herring, but the fishing industry suffered a steep decline and has now all but disappeared. In the 1960s the discovery of oil in the North Sea led to a flourishing oil rig supply industry and today local businesses service offshore natural gas rigs. More recently, the development of “green” energy sources, especially offshore wind power, has created further opportunities for support services. A wind farm of 30 generators is within sight of the town.
Places of interest / attractions in Great Yarmouth
Coach holidays to Great Yarmouth provides the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.
Britannia PierGreat Yarmouth’s biggest pier offers a selection of live theatre shows, food and refreshments, amusements, rides, kiosks and shops.
Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke HouseA fully working pottery, together with a gift shop, refreshment area, herring smoking museum and an art gallery.
Merrivale Model VillageOne of Great Yarmouth's best loved attractions, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake.
Time and Tide MuseumSet in one of the best preserved Victorian Herring curing works in the UK, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its ice age origins to the present day.
The Norfolk Nelson MuseumThis museum explores the life and times of England's most celebrated naval hero, Admiral Lord Nelson.
The RowsA network of 145 very narrow streets unique to Great Yarmouth, which run parallel to each other.
The Elizabethan HouseOnce home to an important Tudor merchant, this is a museum of domestic life in 16th century Great Yarmouth.
Special Events in Great Yarmouth in 2014
If you are considering a coach tour or coach trip to Great Yarmouth in 2014 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Great Yarmouth throughout the year. So if you are interested in attending these events search for your coach holiday to Great Yarmouth around these dates.
|Festival of Bowls||August 2014|
|Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival||September 2014|
|Longshore Herring Festival||September 2014|
Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach tour to Great Yarmouth you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach tour to Great Yarmouth contact us and let our experienced coach holiday operators help you find your perfect coach holiday.