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Harwich - Sailing Club Beach

Harwich, Essex

An area of Shingle Adjacent to Harwich Harbour.

Beach Type



There are toilets
Cxafes and restaurants in the area as well as boat moorings for visiting yachtsmen


Plenty to do in Harwich with seasonal events
A promenade
Museums and an old fortification

Nature and Wildlife

Stroll along the promenade even round to the MCS recommended Dovercourt bay.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Harwich Tourist Information Iconfield Park Parkeston Harwich CO12 4EN telephone +44 (0)1255 506139 [email protected]


Nearest town: Harwich
County: Essex
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9454, 1.29315
Postcode: CO12 3DT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Harwich, Essex at Explore Britain.


The Harbour is at the furthest reach of Harwich. near the ferry port. when approached alon the A20.

Public Transport

Harwich train station is close-by

Nearest Railway Stations

Harwich Town (Less than half a mile away)
Dovercourt (Less than a mile away)
Harwich International (About a mile and a half away)
Trimley (Approx. 3 miles away)
Felixstowe (Approx. 3 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


there are various parking options near the port and in the town.

Nearby Car Parks

Wellington Road, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
The Quay, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Milton Road, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Main Road, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Dock Viewing Area, Felixstowe (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Landguard Nature Reserve, Felixstowe (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Lower Marine Parade, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Manor Terrace, Felixstowe (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Harwich International Station, Harwich (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Langer Road, Felixstowe (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Harwich