Save ��s and have fun on your Doorstep with special vouchers!

RESIDENTS of the borough of Great Yarmouth are invited to explore the tourist attractions in the area at a significantly discounted price over the weekends of Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, and also Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12.

Local tourist attractions will be opening their doors at bargain prices and inviting locals to enjoy the wealth of activities, places to go and things to do that there are here in the Greater Yarmouth area.

From crazy golf to racing, shows to indoor karting, theme parks to museums, with indoor and outdoor attractions in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Hemsby all taking part, there are more than 20 places to visit or activities to do for borough residents only at special Days Out on your Doorstep prices.

All you need to do is watch out for the special Days Out on your Doorstep vouchers printed in the paper today and Friday, June 10, cut the vouchers out and hand them in at the tourist attraction entrance to qualify for the special resident’s discount. Some attractions are extending the offer to be open at other dates in May and June – please check the dates of the offer carefully before setting out.

Great Yarmouth’s local economy depends on two things: tourists and energy companies with their large supply chains.

Together companies operating in these industries supply a huge number of jobs, whether seasonal, full-time or part-time to local people, and offer interesting career choices for lots of school leavers. As one of the UK’s top seaside resorts, more than 4.4 million people come to Great Yarmouth and the surrounding towns and villages every year, visiting tourist attractions, eating in pubs and restaurants and sleeping in holiday parks, hotels and B&Bs, together creating at least 10,000 jobs for local people and generating nearly �500 million for the local economy.

Ken Sims, chairman of the Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority said: “Days Out on your Doorstep is a great way for local people to find out what all the fuss is about and appreciate just why Great Yarmouth is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the country at an especially discounted rate that’s just for residents.

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“There are more attractions in the Greater Yarmouth area than anywhere else in Norfolk, providing plenty for all the family to do, and at these bargain rates, there’s all the more reason to get out and about on these two special weekends. We’re delighted that our local newspaper is supporting the industry too by promoting the great Days Out to everyone.”

l For more details about attractions in the area check out the official tourism website for Greater Yarmouth at, pop into the Tourist Information Centre on Marine Parade and pick up a copy of the 2011 What’s On guide or call 01493 846346 for more details.