"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Caister-on-Sea

Caister-on-Sea, also known colloquially as Caister, is a settlement in Norfolk in the United Kingdom, close to the large town of Great Yarmouth. It is a seaside resort and busy holiday destination on the "Golden Mile", with its main attraction being its sandy "Georgian Beach". It is home to Great Yarmouth race course. At the 2001 census it had a population of 8,756 and 3,970 households. It used to be served by Caister-on-Sea railway station. There was also a Caister Camp Halt, opened in 1933 to serve the holiday camp mentioned below. However, both were closed in 1959, after which Great Yarmouth railway station, 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south, became the nearest station. The wind farm at Scroby Sands has thirty 2-megawatt wind turbines, 2.5 km (1.6 mi) off shore.

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TG525124

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Things to see and do in and around Caister-on-Sea

  • Caister Roman Site
  • Willow Farm Riding School
  • Joyland
  • Louis Tussauds House of Wax
  • Regent Superbowl
  • Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl
  • Pirates Cove Golf
  • Yesterdays World
  • Guided Great Yarmouth Historical Walks
  • Marina Leisure Centre
  • The Mint
  • Nelson Museum
  • Castaway Island
  • MB's Funhouse
  • Yarmouth Hippodrome
  • Time and Tide
  • Stonehenge Mini Golf
  • Lost World Adventure Golf
  • Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
  • Amazonia World of Reptiles
  • RetroSkate
  • Great Yarmouth Potteries
  • Wellington Bowl
  • Merrivale Model Village
  • Pleasure Beach
  • Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
  • Berney Arms Windmill

Tourist Information

Great Yarmouth
Tourist Information Centre
Maritime House
25 Marine Parade
Norfolk
England
NR30 2EN

Phone 01493 846345
Email dnh@great-yarmouth.gov.uk
http://www.great-yarmouth.co.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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