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this is an old wooden pier. they have boat rides with 15 passengers at a time. you get to view the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jeff1955malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Boat trips every half hour. £3.50 per adult, plus £1 for dogs each way. A small boat, which seats... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alyce15
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Ha'penny Pier is a Victorian wooden Pier. It's one of only a few remaining examples of working wooden piers in the UK and is owned and managed by Harwich Haven Authority.
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The Quay | H, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
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+44 1255 243030
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All reviews ice cream watch the world watch the boats great place to sit and watch shanty festival tourist information foot ferry old port lifeboat house river traffic catch crabs seafood shop nice cafe cargo ships great visit nice walk benches
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is an old wooden pier. they have boat rides with 15 passengers at a time. you get to view the beautiful habour at harwick.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boat trips every half hour. £3.50 per adult, plus £1 for dogs each way. A small boat, which seats about 15 people. Took 15mins to sail to Felixstowe. A nice walk around Langford point, and a visit to a military structure.

Thank Alyce15
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Halfpenny Pier is the lively hub of Old Harwich. No longer do they charge a ha'penny to get on the jetty so the free views are worth a lot. There's always something to attract your gaze: the yachts in the marina, the giant Holland...More

Thank Galavant321
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to explore we had to be in this area to get the return ferry to Felixstowe. There are lots of places to eat mostly delicious sea food. This moored ship is a radio station.

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

lovely evening stroll on the pier, with seating areas for you watch the world go by on, stuffed fabric fish all tied to the lampposts gives it a nice "looked after" touch

Thank G A
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visit if you have tour booking or short visit pass by , coz it was nothing special ,only few walking street and limited pier viewing . Some tourist write nice for sunset viewing,unfortunately we attend on an raining evening .

Thank MicKian
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Nice little spot to watch the boats go past - some seating on there and a cafe which also sells ice cream. Quite a buzzy atmosphere.

Thank blynda9
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Just a great place to sit and watch the river. So many boats bobbing about. Huge ferries going past. Container ships at Felixstowe. There was even a choir practising on the LV vessel the night I was there. However the best thing about this pier...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A great educational trip on our own doorstep my husband and I booked to go at 11 15 on Monday. The weather was glorious and the sea calm just a gentle breeze when sailing. We were both impressed at how organised Skipper John and crew...More

1  Thank Tooty113
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We wanted our granddaughter to see some Seals so we booked the trip on the boat Gloria. We were not disappointed over one hundred Seals were basking in the sunshine. A two hour round trip with the skipper and one crew member you also get...More

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