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Car hire in Great Yarmouth

Car hire in Great Yarmouth

Located 20 minutes east of Norwich, Great Yarmouth is the quintessential English seaside resort and the ideal base for exploring the Norfolk Broads.

What I need to know

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Where to pick up my car

Several well-known and highly rated car hire companies are based at convenient locations throughout the centre of Great Yarmouth, making picking up your vehicle totally hassle-free.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
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Where to go

Great Yarmouth has two piers and regularly hosts entertainment in the peak summer months, with recent names on the bill including the likes of the Chuckle Brothers, Cannon and Ball and Jim Davidson.

While you're here, you should make a point of exploring the seafront, known as The Golden Mile, to enjoy not only the beach, but also the amusement arcades and the terrifying rollercoasters at the Pleasure Beach.

Nearby Great Yarmouth

Visitors to Great Yarmouth should head down the A47 to explore Norwich. The city boasts two cathedrals, a Norman castle and Colman's Mustard Shop and Museum - the only mustard museum in the world.

Longer drives

Car hire drivers can reach Thetford Forest, the largest lowland pine forest in Britain and home to a rich variety of animal and plant life, in just over an hour from Great Yarmouth. Alternatively, why not spend a day enjoying the historic market towns of King's Lynn or Bury St Edmunds?

Eating and drinking

Great Yarmouth offers a wide variety of eating and drinking establishments, with all tastes and dietary requirements suitably catered for. But since you're at the seaside, how can you not indulge in some fish and chips, an ice cream and some candy floss?

Things to do

Visitors to Great Yarmouth will have tremendous fun at Merrivale Model Village, featuring a remarkably detailed depiction of a village, complete with a working railway and landscaped gardens.

The seaside town is also home to The Hippodrome, the only full-time circus in the UK. Located just off the seafront, shows can be enjoyed here regularly.


Anyone picking up a hire car in Great Yarmouth should certainly take the opportunity to take a drive along the stunning north Norfolk coast. The likes of Cromer and Burnham Market offer wonderful seaside views at any time of the year.

Visitors should also spend time exploring the Norfolk Broads, a series of connected rivers and lakes that form one the UK's most beautiful wetland areas.


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