The Beach Guide

Sailing Club Beach (Harwich)

Sailing Club Beach (Harwich) - Essex

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This shingle beach is found to the east of Navyard Wharf and Harwich Harbour, where the rivers Orwell and Stour enter the sea. It stretches down to Beacon Hill Fort and Cornwallis Battery, one of the many historical fortifications in the Harwich area.

There are views out towards the cranes of Felixstowe Harbour and Landguard Point. It can be interesting to linger here for a while, watching the activity in the estuary.

A lifeboat museum and Harwich High Lighthouse are very close by, and pubs, restaurants and a chip shop can be found a short walk away.

Cars can be parked in Wellington Road Car Park.

Type of beach

Shingle/Harbour

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Essex dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Shop

    Nearest town

    Harwich

    Postcode

    CO12 3DT

    OS grid ref.

    TM 2625 3262

    Awards

    Quality Coast Award