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Market Day at Great Yarmouth Market
Market Days take place in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday and Saturdays throughout the year when the cobbled market place to the north of the covered market is occupied by many other traders who arrive in town to ply their wares, with a large range of additional goods, including silver jewellery, DIY tools and equipment, toys, games, mobile phone accessories, ladies and gents fashions, pet beds and blankets, bird food and garden accessories. Market Day also includes Fridays from May to September.
Great Yarmouth has been a market town since the early 11th century and the historical market place which covers an area of approximately 5400 metres in middle of the the town centre is thought to have existed prior to the granting of the King John Charter in 1208.
The market is at the very heart of Great Yarmouth, and the community of traders are always happy to chat with their customers, making sure friendly customer service is part and parcel of market life.
The Great Yarmouth covered market is open 6 days a week from Monday to Saturday, with a wide range of fresh produce stalls, including takeaway food and famous Great Yarmouth chips as well as clothes, plants and household goods. The covered market has 36 stalls of varying sizes, including fresh fish stalls, a local butcher, baker and colourful fruit and vegetable stalls, as well as several stalls serving hot food to take away including pies and peas, teas and coffees and hot bacon rolls as well as several traditional Great Yarmouth chip stalls, reputed to be the best chips in the resort. There are also stalls selling clothing, household goods, pet food, DVDs, books and collectable items.
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On arrival in Great Yarmouth follow signs to the town centre.
By Public Transport
Buses stop at Market Gates shopping centre, just a short walk through the mall brings you to the market place.
Great Yarmouth station is a short 5 minute walk from the market place down The Conge.
: 1 mile from Great Yarmouth station
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs accepted