The Pleasure Beach, Great Yarmouth

3.7
#2 of 8 in Theme Parks in Norfolk
First opened in 1909, The Pleasure Beach is a beachside amusement park with over 30 rides. New rides are added every other year, while some historic rides that have been around since the park's opening are still in operation. Take a ride on a roller coaster built in 1932, or enjoy some of the more leisurely heritage attractions, such as the carousel and the scenic railway. Visit the Pleasure Beach Gardens to relax at Sara's Tearooms, a mini-golf course, and the Segway race track. Refresh yourself at the ice cream parlor or on-site cafe. Admission to the park is always free, but you pay for the rides individually. If you plan to spend the entire day, save money by purchasing a wristband. Make The Pleasure Beach a centerpiece of your Great Yarmouth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Great Yarmouth trip itinerary planner .
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  • Took 5 kids aged 12 to 16 here in early August 2019. We got some money off through Kids Pass membership so didn't feel the sting quite as much as we would have done. The wristbands allowed them to go ...  more »
  • Had a couple of hours here but wished we hadn't bothered to be honest. Quite pricey as usual but with old tired looking rides. And the roller coaster must be a health and safety issue. I'm amazed the ...  more »
  • Would definitely come back here my 4 year old loved it! So much for her to go on! We got wristbands as worked out cheaper and that meant she could go on all the rides as many times as she liked. Can't...  more »
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  • Excellent place for the family. Buying the armband in advance before going on the day was the best thing to do and worth it. We had a baby, toddler and 9 year old and they all could go on rides (a part from baby) great day out and good opening times for families too!
  • Love the rides. Good that they have a wristband system and they allow everyone to ride almost every ride. Loved their roller coaster. It is one of the oldest roller coasters still running in the UK. And still, I have lots of fun. I want to go back there again.
  • We love Pleasure Beach although its rather run down.. Its the character of the place. Will be going again on the following weekend with family & taking my MIL as for her belated birthday outing
  • Actully forgot how much fun this place can be. This has been a wonderful summer and therefore we've been twice this month. Two adults and two children (10 & 4) I'd recommend wrist bands for the kids (or teens) and tokens for the adults because as an adult I only went on 1 ride. The historic roller coaster is a must and can be enjoyed my almost all children. My 10 year old niece loved it.
  • We came at the later time (5pm) and paid less, but still got more than our monies worth. Kids went on everything two or three times, or more, and had a great time. Food was good and at the expected price range for being at a fun fair. Nicely situated for a walk back along the coast line at the end of the day.
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