Merrivale Model Village - Miniature Village in Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth - Great Yarmouth

Merrivale Model Village

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One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake with Koi Carp.

Sit for a while, escape the hustle and bustle while you watch the Merrivale Railway go by and wonder at the models.

Traditional crazy golf is also included in the admission price.

The popular Old Penny Arcade is where you can hear the 'laughing sailor' and see 'what the butler saw', and not forgetting the Merrivale Tea Rooms, a favourite on the Golden Mile. Delicious food with diabetic, gluten-free and allergy free choices.

First time for opening during February half term and with a special discounted price of £4.99 per person for all classes.


Merrivale Tea Rooms

Merrivale Tea Rooms in Great Yarmouth. Enjoy morning coffee and cake, afternoon tea and a scone or a delicious light lunch. Most of our menu is available gluten free and a large selection of items are dairy free.

Merrivale Old Penny Museum

Merrivale Old Penny Amusement Arcade in Great Yarmouth. Come and try out some old-fashioned fun. Part museum, part good-old fashioned fun! Buy a bag of Old Pennies and try your skill and wits against these Victorian devices!

Merrivale Model Village Illuminations

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions illuminated by night, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake with Koi Carp.

Guide Prices

Admission Prices:

All classes £9
Carer £4

Entry fee is valid ALL DAY with FREE returns



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Take the A12 to Great Yarmouth. The Model Village is on Marine Parade next to Wellington Pier and Pleasure Beach Gardens.The nearest railway station is Great Yarmouth, which is 2 miles away.

Merrivale Model Village

Type:Miniature Village

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JG

Tel: 01493 842097


  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
  • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Season (28 Mar 2022 - 22 July 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
Season (23 July 2022 - 4 Sept 2022)
Monday10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 21:30
Friday10:00 - 19:00
Saturday10:00 - 21:30
Sunday10:00 - 19:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 19:00
Season (5 Sept 2022 - 21 Oct 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Season (22 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Season (6 Nov 2022 - 8 Dec 2022)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Christmas Wonderland (17 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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