Great Yarmouth

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ROYJESS
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Great Yarmouth has two piers and a small central jetty. None of the piers seem to reach into the sea. This wasn't always the case. Back in the Victorian times, the tide use to come in past the piers and going back a good few thousands of years, the whole of Great Yarmouth used to be under the sea. Either the sea levels have gone down over the years or just simply there has been more and more sand is being washed up upon the beaches.

The North pier is Britannia Pier. The pier has some food and sweets kiosks, games stalls (the odds of you winning are very slim, hence why I never play them), there are a couple are bars, arcades, a theatre and also some amusement rides at the bottom of the pier where you pay for some tokens to ride them

Some big names and tribute acts have all performed in the theatre over the years. I have seen performed and met the Crankies, Russ Abbots and Joe Pasquale there. I've even went to see my old work Dave Benson Phillips mate perform there a good few years ago, I used to be a professional entertainer myself for many years.

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The South Pier is the Wellington Pier. There is an arcade and Ten Pin bowling alley on there. At the front of the pier just to the left, there is an ice cream parlour. I know that I not supposed to endorse this, but their prices are very reasonable and the have the cheapest Fresh Hot Ring Donuts that I can find along Great Yarmouth seafront.

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