Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Great Yarmouth Heritage Walk – Easter Special


Explore historic Great Yarmouth on a special Easter Holiday Heritage Walk on Wednesday, April 3, taking in historic South Quay and St George’s Theatre. The walk starts at 2pm from the Fishermen’s Hospital Gates in the Market Place and lasts approx. 1½ hours.

Places must be booked in advance on 01493 846346, or at Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre, Marine Parade. Prices: £6.50 adults, £4.50 children (7-16), under 7’s free, price includes refreshments at English Heritage’s Row Houses.  Twenty maximum on the walk, so book early (10 minimum for guided walk to take place).

South Quay was once described as the finest quay in all Europe. Learn about the area’s stunning architecture; find out about Yarmouth’s witches and The Tolhouse Museum, the oldest gaol in the country; visit Greyfriars’ Cloisters and discover the story of the newly refurbished St George’s Theatre.

For details of Great Yarmouth’s full programme of Heritage Walks see
www.heritage-walks.co.uk, or pick up a leaflet at Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre.