Harwich Harbour Foot & Bicycle Ferry
Linking Harwich, Felixstowe and Shotley since 1912

Harbour Tours

  • Harwich International Port is a North Sea seaport and one of the Haven ports. It lies on the south bank of the River Stour one mile upstream from the town of Harwich, opposite Shotley. The port was formerly known as Parkeston Quay. In 2017 there are 7 Cruise Ships calling.
  • The Port of Felixstowe is the United Kingdom's busiest container port, dealing with 42% of Britain's containerised trade. It is with 3000 meter deep water quay Europe's fifth's busiest port and handled 3.74 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of traffic in 2011.
  • The Navyard Wharf. Roll on/Roll off cargo ships sail to various ports in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Belgium.
  • Shotley Marina is located at Shotley Gate where the Stour and Orwell estuaries meet, and overlooks the port of Felixstowe on the one side and Harwich on the other.

On the 30 minute Harbour Tour you will see all the above and Landguard Fort from the water with its  first fortifications from 1540, designed to guard the entrance to the port of Harwich. The fort has been structurally consolidated and is open every day from April to the end of October. It is now in the guardianship of English Heritage.

April - October

Limited space: Max 8 Passengers. Pre booking required

Departs Harwich Ha'Penny Pier at 11:30 & 14:30
other departure times possible, please call 01728/666329

Duration 30 minutes

Adult Ticket: £9

Child Ticket: £6