Exploring Great Yarmouth is a day out that offers the perfect escape when you’re staying at Stonham Barns Park. The coastal town is not only home to beautiful beaches, but also offers lots of attractions to keep you entertained. From the Pleasure Beach, a nine-acre amusement park, to the Burgh Castle Roman Ruins, which are considered one of the most impressive Roman buildings in Britain, to Joyland, a fantastic fun fair for younger children, to SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth, where you can explore an incredible underwater world.

The Pleasure Beach is a popular destination for thrill-seekers as it’s home to four roller coasters and numerous other attractions. However, it’s important to note that height restrictions are in place on some rides. If you’re more interested in history, the Burgh Castle Roman Ruins offer an exciting glimpse into the Roman era. Built during the 3rd and 4th centuries AD, it was one of many forts of the Saxon Shore.

Joyland is a fantastic fun fair that’s perfect for younger children. It features the famous snails and ghost train rollercoaster, and it’s sure to make for a delightful outing with your little ones. And if marine life is more your thing, you won’t want to miss SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth, home to over 1500 creatures and features of the world’s oceans. Explore an incredible underwater world and get closer than ever before to all kinds of sea creatures, from the colorful to the curious, from the majestic to the mystical.

The Hippodrome Circus Museum is home to an exceptional collection of circus props, posters, and artifacts put together by owner Peter Jay. Visitors can explore the fascinating items on display and round off their visit to the fabulous Hippodrome Circus perfectly.

Merrivale Model Village allows visitors to step into a miniature world of town and countryside, sitting on an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens, complete with lakes, streams, and a garden railway. It’s an ideal destination for family outings and a perfect choice for fans of miniatures.

For dinosaur enthusiasts, Jurassic Journey on Great Yarmouth seafront is a must-see. The adventure takes you back in time to come face-to-face with roaring, lifelike dinosaurs. Younger ones can become trainee paleontologists with Professor Possilfossil and take up the challenge of unearthing dinosaur treasures in the scavenger zone.

Wellington Pier is among the most modern ten-pin bowling centres and entertainment venues in the region. Originally built in 1853, the pier has recently undergone significant restoration. Meanwhile, Britannia Pier offers arcades, children’s rides, restaurants, and fun fairs in addition to its large theatre and two late-night bars with family rooms.

Lastly, St Olave’s Priory is a beautifully preserved 14th-century brick-vaulted refectory undercroft, which has a rich history as a small Augustinian priory. Visitors can discover more about its past, its many occupants over the years, and the uses it has been put to until 1902.

All these attractions and more await you when you visit Great Yarmouth. With so much to see and do, you’re sure to have an action-packed and entertaining day out. And when you’re done exploring, you can return to the comfort and relaxation of your stay at Stonham Barns Park.

So if you’re looking for a day out the whole family can enjoy while staying at Stonham Barns Park, look no further than Great Yarmouth. You’re sure to make unforgettable memories when you visit this charming coastal town.

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