The Tolhouse Gaol


Starting point: Gates of Great Yarmouth Minster

Walks take approx 90 minutes.

Booking is essential. Please note booking and payments are currently taken separately. Follow the steps below.

1) Email us to book your place
(for a 6pm start, book by 2pm)
On your booking email, don't forget to enter the number of adult and child tickets required, the date of the walk you would like to join, the names required for the tickets, a contact telephone number and to answer our Covid related questions.

2) Pay online using Great Yarmouth Borough Council's website. 
Follow the link, choose Tourism bookings, Tourism Heritage Walks and complete your details.

3) Once we've received your booking email and payment of your tickets, your tickets will be sent via email

4) Arrive 15 minutes before the start time of your chosen walk. Show your ticket (on a mobile or a print out) to the Guide, remember to follow social distancing guidelines & enjoy!

From the strange and curious to the dark and murderous, Great Yarmouth is home to many gruesome and macabre tales. 

Join our trained Guide on this wicked walk to hear all the gory details. 

Learn about murders committed in the Rows and see where trials were held by the Witchfinder General. Hear how the market place was used for grim entertainments, whippings and savage punishments. A wealth of terrible tales and Yarmouth yarns will make this a heritage walk to remember.

Guide Prices

Adults £4.50
Children (7 - 17 years) £2
Under 7's FREE

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Book Tickets Online

Map & Directions

Gory Stories on a Wicked Walk Guided Heritage Walk

Type:Guided Walk

Great Yarmouth Minster, Church Plain, GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, NR30 1NE

Tel: 01493 846346

Opening Times

Season (29 July 2021)
Season (12 Aug 2021)
Season (26 Aug 2021)
Season (7 Sept 2021)
End of Season Halloween Special (31 Oct 2021)