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Destination guide

California, UK-style

Don't be fooled by the name – California, Great Yarmouth, isn't the sun-splashed Pacific. It's more blustery North Sea, wide sands and leafy English countryside. It's also more family break hotspot, what with those homey California holiday rentals, thatched cottages and campsites overlooking the beaches. Summertime is high time, when you'll never be short of towel space on the Norfolk coast. Rainy days can be filled with trips to the buzzing arcades and miniature golf courses of Great Yarmouth, or encounters with the sharks and rays of the SEA LIFE centre.

Things to do

Diving into the California seas

Make the most of the proximity of California holiday rentals and the town of Great Yarmouth. Packed with entertainments – seaside games rooms, arcades, swimming pools – of all sorts, it's a great place to while away rainy days on the Norfolk coast. One of the main attractions is surely the SEA LIFE aquarium. That's got reef sharks from the tropics and starfish from the Channel, snapping crocs and turtles. There are also rockpool adventures for the kids and play areas with swashbuckling pirate ships.


Calling castle builders to California

California enjoys a perch above one of the most accessible but untouched stretches of Norfolk beachfront. Long and sandy, it runs for miles and miles, offering plenty of opportunities to swim and sunbathe. Summer sees families sprawled close to the shore and master sandcastle builders working their magic. The nearby beach at Scratby also has waves for budding surfers, while Great Yarmouth is home to neon-lit gaming arcades, bustling seaside promenades and fairgrounds filled with carousels and twirling rides.


Wait for the sun in California

Just like California on the other side of the pond, this California is best when the sun shines. That's when the caravan parks and the California holiday rentals fill to bursting with bucket-and-spade-touting beach lovers eager to hit the sands. The months of July and August are always the most popular, mainly due to the UK school breaks. That said, you can look forward to swim-worthy weather in months like May, July and September, too.

Natural features

Norfolk seas in California

Pack the swimwear and beach balls for that jaunt to California, because this leafy town on the Norfolk coast is famed for its long and wide stretch of pristine sand. It comes into its own in the summer, when tanning bodies pepper its whole length from the waves of Scratby to the dunes of Hemsby Beach. Inland is where you can visit the famous Norfolk Broads. Rivers and lakes and waterways of all sorts abound there, interspersed with marshes and wetlands. It's a fine habitat for spotting rare butterflies, water boatmen and seabirds.

How many holiday rentals are available around Great Yarmouth District?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,019 holiday lettings around Great Yarmouth District. From 154 houses to 23 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Great Yarmouth District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Great Yarmouth District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Norfolk Broads: 1,567 holiday lettings
  • Norwich City Hall: 1,645 holiday lettings
  • Cromer Beach: 1,562 holiday lettings
  • Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre: 1,686 holiday lettings
  • BeWILDerwood: 1,939 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Great Yarmouth District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Great Yarmouth District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 154 Houses in Great Yarmouth District. Our other popular types of Great Yarmouth District holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 505 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Great Yarmouth District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 267 holiday homes with pool available in Great Yarmouth District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.