Read our Blog

The First World War had not long ended, jobs were in short supply and men needed work. The country embarked on a programme of building parks and other attractions, cheering up the country in difficult times and providing paid employment for hundreds of thousands of people. Gt Yarmouth was no exception to this, and in the 1920s work began on public pleasure gardens, a bowling green, yachting ponds ...

Nowadays, visitors tend to see Great Yarmouth just as a seaside resort. The Pleasure Beach, amusements, theatres and other attractions which make it such a fun place for a holiday. But there are many stories and events from long before the bright lights were first turned on along the Golden Mile – things many visitors (and even locals) don’t know. The town of Great Yarmouth was built on a three mi...

We don’t know about you, but when we go away on holiday, food plays a large part in our plans and general enjoyment. Seeking out local specialities is a must, and Norfolk has a lot to offer in this area, with all manner of special treats for your tastebuds. With that lovely long coastline, fish has always played a major part in our foodie history, with herring coming ashore in their millions in ye...