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Places to visit and things to do within a 6 mile radius of Harwich.

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Naze Visitor Centre

Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE, Tel: 01255 679379, Email, www.essexwt.org.uk

The Centre is open all year round and houses an education room as well as a café and gift shop. There are a number of displays including fossil and geology displays and information regarding bird migration and sightings.

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  • Rail station: Walton On The Naze (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bobbit's Hole Nature Reserve

Main Rd, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3HJ, Tel: 01255 553610, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

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  • Rail station: Dovercourt (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Electric Palace

King's Quay Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ER, Tel: 01255 553333, Email, www.electricpalace.com

One of the oldest (1911) least altered, purpose-built cinemas in Britain. Write for programme of films (enclose SAE) to Electric Palace Cinema, Kings Quay St, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ER.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Ha'penny Pier Visitor Centre

The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH, Tel: 01255 502872, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

Information on everything in Harwich and historic exhibition on Harwich and the Mayflower. Free tourist information service and exhibition.


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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Harwich Lifeboat Museum

Timberfields, Off Wellington Road, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3EJ, Tel: 01255 502872, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

Museum contains the last Clacton off-shore. Oakley Class Lifeboat 34ft and a history of the lifeboat service in Harwich.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Harwich Maritime Museum

Low Lighthouse, Harbour Crescent, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3NJ, Tel: 01255 502872, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

Housed in a disused lighthouse, the museum has specialised displays on the Royal Navy and commercial shipping. History of the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy in Harwich.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Harwich Mayflower Project

George Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ND, Tel: 01255 318023

Ground breaking endeavour to build the famous Mayflower Ship and set sail in a thrilling voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to America!

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  • Rail station: Harwich (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Harwich Redoubt Fort

Behind 29 Main Road, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3LT, Tel: 01255 502872, Email, www.harwich-society.co.uk

Circular Fort 1808 ten guns. Largest AM being restored by a voluntary group.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Naze Tower

The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE, Tel: 01255 852519, Email, www.nazetower.co.uk

Sited at the beautiful coastal location of the Naze, this historic 86ft navigational tower houses over eight floors, an art gallery, museum, tea rooms and a roof viewing platform with spectacular panoramic views.

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  • Rail station: Walton on the Naze (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
The High Lighthouse

West Street, Harwich, CO12 3DR, Tel: 01255 506183, Email, WWW.harwich-society.co.uk

The High Lighthouse is 150 yards from the Low Lighthouse (Maritime Museum) and were leading lights for the channel into Harwich Harbour, but disused from 1863.

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  • Rail station: Harwich Town (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Harwich International Port

Parkeston, Essex, CO12 4SR, Tel: 01255 242000, www.harwich.co.uk

Harwich International Port - East Anglia's only passenger port. Daily sailings to key destinations - your gate way to Europe and Scandinavia.

 
 
 
The Naze

Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LJ, Tel: 01255 686633, Email, www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk

The Naze is located just north of Walton-on-the-Naze, in North East Essex. The beautiful Naze cliffs and national nature reserve provide the perfect opportunity for walking and bird watching.

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  • Rail station: Walton (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry