Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings Guided Heritage Walk - Guided Walk in GREAT YARMOUTH, Great Yarmouth - Great Yarmouth

Fishermen's Hospital


Starting point: Fishermen's Hospital

Length of walk: 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
(Book 24 hours ahead of walk)
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!

The unique Great Yarmouth Rows are full of strange and sometimes macabre tales. Hear tales of the wealthy merchants that lived at one end and of the bars and brothels that had their place at the other! 

Taking in the historic South Quay, learn about the importance of the herring industry and of the fisher girls. See where they sang, knitted and worked their passage home.

Some narrow areas included on this walk.

Guide Prices

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

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Map & Directions

Rows, Fishwives & Red Herrings Guided Heritage Walk

Type:Guided Walk

Fishermen's Hospital, Market Place, GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, NR30 1PB

Opening Times

Season (5 July 2022)
Great Yarmouth Arts Festival (14 July 2022)
Season (16 Aug 2022)
Season (25 Aug 2022)
Season (11 Sept 2022)