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Great Yarmouth Row Houses

South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
+44 1493 857900
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Have seen a lot better...

As one of the major tourist attractions in the town, was rather underwhelmed.. The enterance fee... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
alisdair t
,
Workington, United Kingdom
Interesting visit on a rainy day!

Visited today with two teenagers and a six year old. We are English Heritage members so cost of... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
shazz12345
,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

As one of the major tourist attractions in the town, was rather underwhelmed.. The enterance fee covers this attraction, and the Merchants house across the path... Both had not much to see in them, mainly parts of houses that had been collected from bomb damaged...More

3  Thank alisdair t
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited today with two teenagers and a six year old. We are English Heritage members so cost of entry was covered by our membership fee. There were two houses to view and both were interesting to wander. Loved the amazing ceilings in two of the...More

Thank shazz12345
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Visited this as we had been told it was part of Yarmouths old history. Very interesting refurbishment of old, sometimes slum, housing that was once common.Some rooms set in cameos of different periods, and a lot of examples of iron work, and the history of...More

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I don't like being too critical of sites like this as they need the money to help preserve important old buildings and in this case the staff were very friendly but like other critical reviewers I was very disappointed and did not feel the visit...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

enjoyed a look into times past in an ancient seaside community. The living was squalid but such a shame the war did away with so much of this area. The guided tour gave a good feel for the local community topped off with the remains...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This was a great experience, there were 2 houses to visit and cloisters to look at. However you need to be very mobile as the stairs are very steep and narrow, but enjoyed every min

1  Thank Irene L
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

An excellent insight to what the Row Houses looked like before most of them were destroyed by bombs during the Second World War.

1  Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

I was expecting seeing how conditions were in a Victorian house. The free flow tour takes you around a number of rooms (about 9 I think) over 3 floors. The rooms seemed larger than I expected. I assume it was also two houses knocked into...More

Thank Stephen T
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

We have tried twice to go to the Merchants House (Row House) where we were told there might be some interesting information concerning our family history. The first time we found it, it was closed because it was out of season (closed November-April), then we...More

Thank Stout31
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Was a bit disappointed by the rows ,a lack of information panels and lack of dressed rooms. Two of the ceiling gave a idea of what the houses was like when the rich people lived there. The jumble of door frames window frames and other...More

Thank lottie49
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