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We just enjoy watching shipping

There is no better way to spend an afternoon than watching the movement of shipping into and out of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fred W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Monster container ships, lofty cranes, trucks and dock workers all working tirelessly to keep Britain afloat!

The Port Of Felixstowe is the UK's busiest container port dealing with nearly half of Britain's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee A
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is no better way to spend an afternoon than watching the movement of shipping into and out of this port.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Port Of Felixstowe is the UK's busiest container port dealing with nearly half of Britain's containerised trade and ranks amongst the busiest globally. The port opened in 1875 and covers an area of 8,360 acres and employs over 3000 workers. It has two main...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled on this spot whilst visiting nearby Langard Fort. A modern cafe with decking overlooking the container port. The size of the container ships and the busy cranes loading and unloading will interest boys of all ages. Rather spoilt by too many dogs. The Harwich...More

Thank MartinCOYS
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Surprising and beautiful. Great to be able to see the large container ships up close and we were lucky enough to see one going out to sea.

Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We spent a very pleasant afternoon watching the container ships coming in and out it is quite educational watching the containers being handled like toys

Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We went for a walk along the beach by Felixstowe port,the port is one of the busiest in England and if you want to watch the cargo ships or containers being loaded ,go to the point ,which also has a cafe and toilets..the surrounding beach...More

Thank helenlQ5175JJ
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A very busy container port but very nice to look at. Lookout point at landgard port. A lovely beach near by.

Thank Lee8504
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Right by the docks with lots of free parking, enjoyable 30 mins or so looking at some rather big ships Cafe and museum nearby, overall well worth a visit

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Free parking, toilets and a cafe doing good range of food, snacks, cakes and ice cream, plenty of seating, Good view of ships being loaded and unloaded.

Thank mickmickys
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

took my son to see the big ships. he loved it and nice little cafe..parking free also right next lanyard fort

1  Thank challisfamily
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23 June 2017|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
The parking is Free at landguaurd fort and the viewpoint cafe
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Response from EnricoCE | Reviewed this property |
I think is always worthy a visit, there is the big museum and if you get bored always Harwich
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