England

Day 3. A Day at the Seaside in Great Yarmouth — Love Travelling

Love Travelling

After breakfast in Norwich we travelled by train to the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth.  Getting there from Norwich is very easy with a frequent service on Greater Anglia trains and journey times of 35 minutes, with off-peak return fares costing £8.30.

Untitled Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth

Arriving into Great Yarmouth, we followed signs to the seafront, the route taking us through the shopping centre and alongside the market before reaching Marine Parade on the seafront.  Just across the promenade stands the Britannia Pier which first opened to the public in 1858.  It was our intention to take a stroll along the pier but to our dismay we found it to be closed with its shutters down.  We thought this somewhat strange for a Saturday in February but it might have been due to the blustery conditions.

Untitled Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth

The pier was originally 700ft in length but after being…

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