Showing posts from February, 2022

Miniature Golf in Great Yarmouth - 1920's style

Stepping back in time for a look at minigolf in Great Yarmouth in the 1920s. This old minigolf postcard, from minigolfer Richard Gottfried's collection , shows the Putting Green on Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and was sent to Hayes, Middlesex on the 11th November 1927. Putting Green, Great Yarmouth Postcard. Sent on 11 November 1927 You can see the Hippodrome in the left of the image and this building is still standing and is the Hippodrome Circus on St George's Road. If you visit now you'll find a row of buildings in front of the Hippodrome itself! You will also find that there is still a minigolf course on the same spot as the Putting Green. Now called Castaway Island Adventure Golf the site was an Arnold Palmer Putting Course for many years before that too. The Big Mini Golf Tour 2022 Miniature golf courses across the  Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area  are coming together to promote the game. Players can enter the Big Mini Golf Tour pr

The Big Mini Golf Tour 2022 Prize Draw – Terms and Conditions

The Big Mini Golf Tour 2022 – Terms and Conditions 1. By entering the prize draw you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. 2. The prize draw is being run by Greater Yarmouth Tourism & Business Improvement Area Ltd, Maritime House, 25 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN. The Prize 3. The prize will be one Short Break (Friday check-in, Monday check-out) in a Silver Caravan at Richardson's Hemsby Beach Holiday Park (valid until 31st October 2023) and one free night's stay at the Seahorse Guest House in Great Yarmouth for two people (valid until 20th April 2023). All prizes are subject to availability. 4. The winner will be drawn at random. 5. All prizes are non-exchangeable, are not transferable and no cash alternatives will be offered. 6. We reserve the right to substitute prizes with another prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond our control make it necessary to do so. 7. Prize draw decisions are final and no correspondence about these