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Recommended Towns & Villages near Gorleston-on-Sea

Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

Great Yarmouth (475 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk (1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction N)

This is one of Norfolk's premier holiday resorts. Its main attraction is its miles of lovely golden sands backed by dunes and a broad seafront walk amongst pretty flower beds...

Houses around the Green during Winter

Somerleyton (68 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Suffolk (4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction SW)

Found nestling in a corner of the north-east Suffolk countryside is the charming, tranquil village of Somerleyton...

Village sign

Caister-on-Sea (39 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)

Caister-on-Sea has a lovely expanse of sands backed by delightful grassy dunes. It has all the usual seaside facilities needed to ensure the whole family has a relaxing time with fun for the children...

Town Sign

Lowestoft (299 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Suffolk (6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction S)

This is now a sunny holiday resort but for many years fishing played an important part in the history of the development of Lowestoft...

The Ship Inn at Reedham

Reedham (46 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction W)

Reedham is ideally placed for cruising the waters of the Broads National Park, exploring the North Norfolk and North Suffolk coastlines and for discovering the historic city of Norwich...

Hemsby beach, Norfolk

Hemsby (18 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction N)

Hemsby is located close to Great Yarmouth, within easy reach of the fine network of waterways covering the landscape of the Norfolk Broads...

Acle Church

Acle (4 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Norfolk (9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction NW)

Acle, meaning “clearing in an oak forest” is a small but attractive market town situated near the River Bure, in the Norfolk Broads. It sits midway between the historic city.....

Thatched cottage

Winterton-on-Sea (36 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk (10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction N)

When Daniel Defoe visited this quaint coastal village in the year 1725, he famously wrote that almost half the houses in the village where built of timber taken from wrecks...

St. Benets R.C. Church on Grange Road, Beccles, Suffolk

Beccles (79 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Suffolk (10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction SW)

A town of picturesque buildings, with many relaxing places in which to quietly roam...

Brograve  Mill

Horsey (69 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction N)

The tranquil village of Horsey can be found in a landscape dominated by windmills and water. Horsey has a fascinating history, a couple of centuries ago it was a well known.....

Houses in Bungay

Bungay (81 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Suffolk (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction SW)

Bungay is an attractive historic market town in Suffolk and is situated on the river Waveney in the Norfolk Broads National Park. The town has several historic attractions.....

War Memorial in the Church

Wroxham (97 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction NW)

This lovely place stands on the River Bure, in recent years it has become a hive of bustling activity especially in summertime when it acts as a Mecca for boating enthusiasts who.....

Stormy sea at Southwold

Southwold (199 Pictures)

in the county of Suffolk (17.1 miles, 27.6 km, direction S)

The beach here is of sand and shingle, it is safe for swimming except around the harbour entrance. The restored pier is a great attraction with an amusement arcade at the shore end...

The Bell Inn

Walberswick (39 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Suffolk (17.9 miles, 28.8 km, direction S)

A pretty seaside village along the Suffolk coast, sat along the mouth of the river Blyth, with the neighbouring town of Southwold 1 mile to the North. Within Walberswick there is.....

Part of St Helens Church

Norwich (327 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Norfolk (18.9 miles, 30.4 km, direction W)

Norwich is one of England's most beautiful cities, it is a rich tapestry of modern style mixed with plenty of echoes of the past, all preserved for future generations to come...

Coltishall Hall

Coltishall (24 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction NW)

Deep in the heart of the rich fertile lands that bound the River Bure lies the beautiful broadland village of Coltishall. The fact that this is an ancient village is borne out by it's inclusion in the Domesday Book...

Worstead from the South (Sloley)

Worstead (12 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk (19.9 miles, 32.1 km, direction NW)

Worstead is one of those delightful places that prospered and thrived during the great days of the 'wool' industry...

Village sign

Yoxford (30 Pictures)

in the county of Suffolk (23.0 miles, 37.1 km, direction S)

Delightfully situated close to the meandering River Yox, this lovely village was once an important stagepost on the road between London and Yarnmouth...

Recommended attractions near Gorleston-on-Sea

The wall of Burgh Castle Roman Fort, Burgh Castle, Norfolk

Burgh Castle Roman Fort (16 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 5.9 km, direction W)

The ruins of Burgh Castle are in the care of English heritage, they consist of little more than the remains of impressive Roman.....

Somerleyton Hall, Suffolk

Somerleyton Hall (11 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction SW)

Somerleyton Hall, a splendid Victorian residence of palatial proportions was the creation of Sir Morgan Peto, a clever.....

View of lowestoft lighthouse across sparrows nest bowling green

Lowestoft Lighthouse (4 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 8.9 km, direction S)

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Castle remains

Caister Castle (8 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.4 km, direction N)

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Lowestoft Museum

Lowestoft Museum (1 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction S)

This pleasurable museum can be found located in Broad House, a delightful castellated building situated in Nicholas Everitt.....

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Filby, Norfolk.

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (29 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction NW)

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Boats on the Norfolk Broads, Norfolk.

The Norfolk Broads (54 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction NW)

A trip to the Norfolk Broads is to experience a little bit of paradise where the most beautiful sound, is the sound of silence......

Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, Norfolk

Norwich Cathedral (87 Pictures)

(18.7 miles, 30.0 km, direction W)

In a town that is full of ancient well preserved streets and buildings which retain their medieval appearance and atmosphere, it.....

Norwich Castle from Market Place

Norwich Castle (23 Pictures)

(18.9 miles, 30.4 km, direction W)

This magnificent 13th century castle is one of Norfolk's premier tourist attractions. It was originally built as a Royal palace,.....

The Forum, Norwich, Norfolk

The Forum, Norwich (1 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.8 km, direction W)

A unique landmark building in the heart of the city of Norwich, The Forum is a dynamic centre for learning, information and.....


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