The Waterways are pleased to say they are part of the dementia-friendly walks series – Norfolk Easy Ambles. Supported by Active Norfolk, there are nine walking routes located around the beautiful county of Norfolk. They are designed to allow everyone to enjoy an accessible walk, including those living with dementia and their carers. Each walk … Continue reading Norfolk Easy Ambles
Project Wind Power at The Waterways led by local artist forum, Flipside
Join us for a scaretacular time this half term. On Saturday 26th October we will be holding various scary activities throughout the park and at The Island Cafe (which is fully accessible). Pumpkin Carving between 10am and 3pm at The Island Cafe - supported by Asda in Great Yarmouth and Lidl in Norwich. Tales from … Continue reading Scaretacular
Join us in celebrating the wonderful restoration of the Waterways and Boating Lake on Tuesday 20th August. The Island Cafe and Boating Lake will be open from 2pm, where you will be able to enjoy a trip out onto the lake in one of the rowing boats or pedalos. There will be a variety of … Continue reading Grand Reopening Gala
GREAT Yarmouth’s historic Venetian Waterways have scooped a coveted award that recognises well managed parks and green spaces around the world. Great Yarmouth Borough Council, in partnership with Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust, has led an ongoing £2.7m restoration of the Grade II-listed seafront park, supported by The National Lottery. Following the successful re-opening of the … Continue reading Green Flag Award
Come and join us on Friday 19th July for a Community Clean Up at the Waterways, between 12pm and 3pm. Simply check in at the central bandstand and pick up your equipment. #LoveParks #KeepBritainTidy
This May the community are being given the chance to become an informative and confident Volunteer or Guide. For further information and to reserve your space please contact Rachel Dunn via email: CLDO@norfolk.gov.uk. Or via telephone on 07540 717150.
We are really excited that three of the original boat figureheads, dating back to the 1950s, have been moved to Skippings Gallery for vital restoration work. The working being undertaken is of a delicate nature due to the condition and age of the wood. Once restored the figureheads will be placed throughout the Waterways for … Continue reading Restoration of the Boat Figureheads
On Friday 15th February we said goodbye to the fantastic volunteers from the Prince's Trust.
Restoration of Great Yarmouth's historic Venetian Waterways is well underway, with volunteers working alongside contractors to bring the park back to its former glory.