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Tel code: 01255 | code search
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Population: 19000
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Fronks Road Family Surgery
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Harwich in Essex is one of England's ferry ports. The town became a naval base in 1657 and was heavily fortified by Harwich Redoubt, Beacon Hill Battery, and Bath Side Battery. The Royal Navy is no longer present in Harwich but adjacent Parkeston continues to offer regular ferry services to Holland and Esbjerg in Denmark. There’s a Blue Flag beach at Dovercourt, just south of the town. Harwich has two notable "claims to fame", the Mayflower that took the Pilgrim Fathers to America was a Harwich ship, and famous diarist, Samuel Pepys was once its MP. Harwich is highly-regarded in terms of architectural heritage, and the whole of the older part of the town, excluding Navyard Wharf, is a conservation area. There are two lighthouses (called High and Low) that now serve as museums, and many notable Georgian buildings including the Grade 1 listed Guildhall which is now home to the Harwich Town Council. The restored Electric Palace Cinema, built in 1911, is still in use today. Other attractions include the Harwich Lifeboat Museum, and in the 1818 Low Lighthouse on Harbour Crescent, Harwich Maritime Museum, which houses displays on navy history and commercial shipping. The National Museum of Wireless and Television, in the High Lighthouse, has displays of radio and televisions through the ages, and views from the Lantern Room at the very top. Redoubt Fort, on Main Road, is one of the Napoleonic forts that are scattered around this coast. Built in the early 1800's, of a circular shape and approximately 200ft in diameter, it is now an Ancient Monument, the restoration of which began in July 1969 and has continued until the present day. There is a museum and the original guns are on display. Exhibitions include a large number of replica firearms. Battle re-enactments and other events are held during the summer months. Essex Tourism - 0871 716 2199 Calls cost less than 10p per minute


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Tower Hotel (0.24 miles)

Tower Hotel

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This large hotel has a country house feel and is set in a large grassed grounds.
This large country style hotel, has an olde world feel and caters for large ... More

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Hotel Continental (0.36 miles)

Hotel Continental

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A small independent hotel overlooking the sea at Dovercourt Bay, minutes by car from Harwich International Port.

A modern interior in a Victorian seaside property which is painted bright yellow on the ... More
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Pier at Harwich (0.70 miles)

Pier at Harwich
When Gerald Milsom stopped at a half timbered tearoom in Dedham in 1952, his life was at a low ebb: he had been rejected by the medical profession and demobilised from national service in the ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Harwich (1.01 miles)

Local attractions include Harwich ferry port, Constable country and various beaches. For shops and local amenities Harwich town centre is only 1 mile away. Our Harwich Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in ... More | visit website
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Marlborough Hotel (2.86 miles)

Marlborough Hotel

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The Marlborough Hotel is the largest and only sea front hotel in Felixstowe, 250 yards south of the pier complex.
The hotel has 49 en-suite bedrooms, many with sea views; a lift ... More

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Brook Hotel (3.21 miles)

Brook Hotel

The overall feel of The Brook Hotel is as you would expect of a family-run business friendly, warm and inviting with excellent attention to detail and great customer service.

Accommodation is provided in a selection of ... More | visit website

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Orwell Hotel (3.68 miles)

Orwell Hotel
The Orwell Hotel is located near the town centre of Felixstowe, which is in Suffolk on the south-eastern coast of England. For short breaks or longer holidays, the Orwell Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, excellent cuisine, fine ... More | visit website
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Deben Reach (4.91 miles)

Deben Reach

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In an enviable, elevated setting, with glorious views over the golf course and the boating activity on the River Deben estuary, this spacious property makes a perfect ... More

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Premier Inn Ipswich South East (6.87 miles)

Premier Inn Ipswich South East
Ideally situated for both business and leisure guests. For business this hotel is near to Ramsons Euro business park. For shops and local amenities Ipswich town centre is only 7 miles away. Our Ipswich South East ... More | visit website
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Lifehouse Country Spa Resort (7.69 miles)

Lifehouse Country Spa Resort
Tucked away in the heart of rural Essex is a contemporary, chic, sleek, stylish Country Spa Resort, Lifehouse offers an exceptionally unique resort like no other. With 89 bedrooms, 35 treatment rooms a 18.5 metre ... More | visit website

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