The Waterways


Starting point: Waterways arched entrance

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
(for an 11am start, book by 4pm the day before, for a 2pm start, book by 11am & for a 6pm/7pm 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!

2019 saw the long-awaited re-opening of Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways following an extensive restoration project.

Learn about North Drive and its Victorian beginnings when you join our fully trained guide on this relaxed and informative walk through Great Yarmouth's famous Waterways.

The Grade II listed gardens and canals, recently restored to their former glory, provide a delightful backdrop for stories about this unique holiday attraction, their post-WW1 beginnings and how the sympathetic restoration has been done.

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

Waterways & Holidays Guided Heritage Walk

Type:Guided Walk

The Waterways, North Drive, GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, NR30 4EW

Tel: 01493 846346

Opening Times

Season (27 July 2021)
Season (8 Aug 2021)
Season (17 Aug 2021)
Season (22 Aug 2021)
Season (3 Oct 2021)
Season (26 Oct 2021)