Built in 1860 and set right on the quayside, The Pier at Harwich provides super-fresh seafood,…
“Friendly B&B by the sea, convenient for the town centre and ferry port.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Situated opposite the sea overlooking the park just a short walk from the Town Centre; the property has recently undergone a total refurbishment and has three modern, well equipped bedrooms with lots of extra touches. Breakfast is served at individual tables in the dining room and there is parking to the front to the property.
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- Rooms 3
- Open all year
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About the area
Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.
Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore:
- the great Waltham Abbey
- Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
- the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
- Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.
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