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Lydia Eva YH89 Steam Drifter

20-21 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RG

  • Multiple dates available
  • In person
  • Pre-booking not required

The Lydia Eva is Great Yarmouth’s last steam drifter. Built in 1930 she acts as a floating museum of the town’s herring fishing industry. Come aboard and discover how the fishermen worked and lived.

Moored on Great Yarmouth’s Heritage South Quay, the Lydia Eva steam drifter is still capable of going to sea. She offers visitors the chance to see how fishermen worked and lived in the 1930s. Explore her wheelhouse, fish hold, crew quarters, galley and engine room. In 2023 she featured in the film Wonka. On Sunday 8th September the Rogue Shanty Buoys will perform onboard from 1100 to 1400

Timings & Tours

Friday 06 September:
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Sunday 08 September:
1000-1530. Rogue Shanty Buoys performance: 1100-1400
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Location & directions

20-21 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RG

The boat is moored on South Quay opposite Great Yarmouth Town Hall
Contact on day:
Ernie Artis
Telephone number:

Booking information

Pre-booking requirement:
Pre-booking not required

Accessibility details

Access is via steps and narrow gangway, therefore not accessible to wheelchairs. To visit below deck it is necessary to navigate steps. The wheelhouse is accessed via ladder..

Additional information

Max no of people per tour:
Est. tour duration:
1 hour(s) 0 minute(s)

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