Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Jellicoe Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4AU | Telephone: 01493 855223 | View Map

Open Dates:
11 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

• Wi-Fi
• Washroom / toilets
• Electric tent pitches

Why stay here

Located next to the racecourse, Great Yarmouth Racecourse campsite is perfectly placed for those looking to explore what Norfolk has to offer. The campsite is just 300 yards from the seafront and close to many attractions perfect for the whole family. You’ll also have access to a six-acre pleasure beach within the holiday resort of Yarmouth, which offers traditional seaside attractions.

Accommodation at Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Site details

Facilities on site

  • • Tent pitches have electric hook up
  • • Dishwashing area
  • • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas
  • • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • • Disabled shower room
  • • Children’s playground
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • Toilet block
  • • Dog walk from site
  • • Wi-Fi - fees apply

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    There are many great cycling routes around Great Yarmouth that will appeal to all, with routes that make the most of the rich and varied scenery in the areas, from the stunning beaches to the beautiful historic churches. There are also longer cycle routes that take in the castles, windmills and country estates.

     

  • Walking Walking

    The campsite is situated just a few minutes' walk from a sandy beach which stretches for miles along the Norfolk coast. The seaside town of Great Yarmouth is just over a mile away, from there you can walk the entire length of the promenade, starting from the boating lake at the north end and finishing just beyond the scenic roller coaster at the south end. You can either then walk another two miles back, or cheat and jump on the road train!

  • Things to try Things to try

    Naturally, this racecourse site is perfect for those wanting to attend a race day. Concessionary tickets for race days are available from reception - you'll save half the price of on-gate tickets!

     

    Fans of the ‘beautiful game’ should head to Norwich Football stadium and see the Premier team in action, with experience days available too. Alternatively, explore the city of Norwich itself. Easily walkable, it is the most complete medieval city in the UK and has a great arts, music and cultural scene, with fantastic shopping to boot.

     

    On good weather days, pack up a picnic and venture to Gorleston-on-Sea Beach, near Great Yarmouth. With three miles of glorious sandy beaches, there’s plenty of activities with a pitch & putt, bowling greens, tennis and basketball courts, trim trail and a children's playground.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    A short walk from the campsite is The Avenue Pub, which offers traditional pub food, as well as a small pub garden, perfect for the summer months.

     

    Eating out in Great Yarmouth is very easy with plenty of choices from fine dining restaurants, to cosy cafes and tempting takeaways.

     

    The Fisherman’s Return is worth venturing out to and is approximately 7 miles from the campsite. The 300 year old brick and flint pub is situated in the unspoilt and picturesque village of Winterton-on-Sea and is mere minutes away from long stretches of sandy beaches.

  • Family days out Family days out

    A trip to Great Yarmouth with the kids, wouldn’t be complete without visiting The Pleasure Beach, one of Britain’s top tourist attractions. About 10 minutes from the campsite is the Merrivale Model Village, where you can see town and country in miniature in an acre of landscaped garden with a railway running through.

     

    Get up close to some friendly camels in the only family park in the UK with herds of both Dromedary and Bactrian camels, as well as llamas and alpacas, as the Camel Park Oasis, where you could even enjoy a ride on them. There are also smaller animals for you to stroke and hold in their ‘cuddle-a-pet’ sessions, as well as a maze, pedal cars, bouncy castle and educational shows.

    Pirate Cove Golf was the first adventure golf course to open in the UK in 1995 and is nestled in Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile. Grab your Shipmates and putt your way over, under and through this pirate themed miniature golf course, heaving with tropical landscapes and oodles of pirate booty!


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Jellicoe Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4AU
Telephone: 01493 855223

  • Buses go to: Caister-on-Sea, Martham, Hemsby and Lowestoft among others
  • Nearest train station: Great Yarmouth, trains to Norwich
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

Supermarkets: The closest are Londis and Co-op, a 10 minute walk from the site. Tesco, Sainsburys, Aldi and Asda are about 2 miles or a 5 minute drive from the site. 

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