Great Yarmouth real ice rink is open for families to don their skates

PUBLISHED: 12:31 24 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 24 November 2017

The ice rink has been opened.
Picture: Anthony Carroll

The ice rink has been opened. Picture: Anthony Carroll


Great Yarmouth’s real ice rink is open and ready for skaters to have fun on.

The real ice rink in Great Yarmouth, continues until January 2.The real ice rink in Great Yarmouth, continues until January 2.

The rink in the Market Place was opened at noon by deputy mayor of the borough Malcolm Bird who said it was an honour to carry out the proceedings.

Elsa the princess and children from Great Yarmouth Primary Academy were among the first people to don their skates.

The rink is being sponsored by the Town Centre Partnership, Market Gates, Proserv, Palmers, Norse and the Great Yarmouth Mercury, and media partner The Beach.

It runs until January 2.

Tickets can be booked at or the onsite ticket office.

Prices for a 45-minute session and ice skate hire are: £10 per adult, £7.50 per child aged four to 16, and £30 for a family ticket (two adults and two children, or one adult and three children).

However, a special discount has been introduced enabling adults who present their Resident Advantage Card to save £1 on the ticket price, Mondays to Fridays before 3pm, until Tuesday, December 19. Get a card at

Cards are not available from the on-site booking office.

In addition, a Skate Yarmouth Loyalty Card will be available, enabling anyone who skates four times to have a fifth session completely free. Get your card at the skate exchange when the rink opens. Discount prices are available for groups and schools.

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