Step into the past
In 1261 King Henry III granted Yarmouth the right to build a town wall and large sections of the walls, including some of the towers, still survive today. It also has the imposing monument commemorating Norfolk's hero, Admiral Lord Nelson.
Total steps: 7
Total steps: 7
Elizabethan House Museum, grid ref: TG523073
Start at the Elizabethan House Museum. From here, you can look at the outside of Greyfriar's Cloisters, and the Town Hall. On the river you'll also see the floating museum Lydia Eva, the world's last surviving steam-powered herring drifter. Built in 1930 and based in Great Yarmouth, she fished along the East Coast and North Sea for nine years before the RAF brought her in 1939, using her until 1969.
Keeping the River Yare on your right, walk along South Quay until reaching the Yare Gallery. Operated by the Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust, it's a good stopping point with a free gallery in a Grade II-listed Georgian merchant's house.
Continue along the riverside road a short way, then take the next left onto Nottingham Way and look over Row 111 and the Old Merchant's House.
Now take the third right down Blackfriars Road, and cross the road to the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life. After visiting the museum if you'd like, cross back over the road, take a look at the Historic Smokehouse at Great Yarmouth Potteries and, turning left, head down Nottingham Way to the next junction.
Taking the next right, walk along King Street, passing York Road on the right.
When reaching Yarmouth Way, make a left turn to have a look at the Tolhouse Museum, and then retracing your steps to King Street turn left and continue along until reaching the Market Place.
Now visit Great Yarmouth Minster (the church of St Nicholas) to end the heritage trail.
St Nicholas church, Church Walk, Bradwell, Great Yarmouth, NR31 8QQ
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