Harwich tourist and travel information

Harwich tourist and travel information

Harwich Travel Information

Travel Information Harwich is a busy coastal town and international port located on the estuary of the rivers Stour and Orwell. Harwich has a long history as a port. These days Harwich is Britain's main North Sea ferry terminal.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Harwich - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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Travel by train

Rail Harwich - Travel by train - Harwich International Station, Parkeston Quay, Parkeston, HARWICH, Essex, CO12 4SR. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Taxi rank.

Harwich Town Station, George Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3NA. Pay phone. Whole station step free access.

National Express. Main regions: Operates local, suburban and express services. Tel: 0845 600 7245. www.nationalexpress.com

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Roads Harwich - Travel by road - Harwich is on the A 120. Harwich is about 85 miles from LONDON.

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Miles from town Harwich is 12 miles east of Colchester, 10 miles north of Clacton and 8 miles east of Manningtree.

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Ferries - Harwich Harwich - Ferries - Harwich International Port Limited, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex, CO12 4SR. Tel: 1255 242000. North Sea freight and passenger traffic to and from Scandinavia and the Benelux countries. Roll On / Roll Off ferry. Ferry Crossings and cruises.

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Harwich Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Harwich - Sport - Harwich Sports Centre, Hall Lane, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex. Tel: 01255 504380. Facilities include a sports hall, 2 squash courts, tennis courts.

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Sport Harwich - Sport - Harwich & Dovercourt Golf Club, Station Road, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex, CO12 4NZ. Tel: 01255503616.

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Shopping

Stores Harwich - Shopping - Boots the Chemist. Tel: 01255 503508. HSBC bank. Tel: 0845-740 4404. Harwich Post Office. Tel: 01255 502225.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Harwich - Entertainment and attractions - The Electric Palace cinema (photo) is one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas to survive complete with its silent screen, original projection room and ornamental frontage still intact.

Harwich Electric palace

Other information Harwich - Other information - Ha'penny Pier Visitors Centre, The Quay, Harwich CO12 3HH. Tel: 01255 503429. Harwich Lifeboat Museum, Timberfields, off Wellington Road, Harwich CO12 3EJ. Tel: 01255 503429. Harwich Maritime Museum, Harbour Crescent, Harwich, CO12 3NJ. Tel: 01255 503429. Harwich Library. Tel: 01255 503499. Harwich Town Council. Tel: 01255 507211.

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Essex Map and Attractions

Stanstead Airport is 42 miles from London. It is 68 miles from Haverhill to Tilbury and 56 miles from Stanstead Mountfitchet to Harwich.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Harwich and Ipswich.

Airports Airport indicated is Stansted Airport.

Roads Harwich is on the A120.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Harwich.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, Essex. CO9 3DJ. Tel: 01787 460261. hedinghamcastle.co.uk
Attraction 2 - Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL. Tel: 01206 331292. colchester-zoo.co.uk
Attraction 3 - Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF. Tel: 01799 522399. english-heritage.org.uk
Attraction 4 - Central Museum/ Planetarium/ Discovery Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ES. Tel : 01702 434449
Attraction 5 - Essex Wildlife Trust, Langdon Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB. Tel 01268 419103. essexwt.org.uk
Attraction 6 - Great Leighs Ltd, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP. Tel: 01245 362412. The UK's newest racecourse. greatleighs.com

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For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Harwich Essex see Frinton hotels, Colchester hotels.

Harwich - Local Information. Boots the Chemist 01255 503508 - HSBC bank 0845-740 4404 - Harwich Post Office 01255 502225 - Harwich Town Council 01255 507211 - Harwich Library 01255 503499 - Harwich Sports Centre 01255 504380 - Electric Palace Cinema 01255 553 333

Telephoning Harwich from abroad - To dial a Harwich number from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Harwich

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