Can you find the missing Yarmouth snails?

The Snails at Joyland in Great Yarmouth, undated. Picture: Archant Library

The Snails at Joyland in Great Yarmouth, undated. Picture: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

Can you help find snails that have escaped from a popular theme park in a seaside town?

It is reported that six snails have broken free from their tracks and have escaped from Joyland on Great Yarmouth seafront on Thursday evening, August 26.

Missing snails missing poster

Have you seen these missing snails? - Credit: James Weeds

It is believed that several artists may have encouraged the snails’ escape.

Clues to their whereabouts have appeared on posters around the town.

People are being encouraged to use clues on the posters to locate the snails.


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The posters can be coloured in as each snail is located and are available from:

  • St Georges Theatre Cafe
  • Primeyarc
  • Great Yarmouth Library
  • Joyland’s token kiosk

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There will be snail model-making workshops from Saturday, August 28 in Primeyarc, where people will be encouraged to make their own model snails.

Everyone is welcome and places are on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more details, visit Freshly Greated’s Facebook page.

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