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Port of Felixstowe

Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe, England
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Watching the world go by

Have visited the port a couple of times whilst in the area. Great to watch all the container ships... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ChrisKH63
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Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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Docks

Very intering to watch the containers being loaded and unloaded plenty of seats to watch from nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
josiejosh2016
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have visited the port a couple of times whilst in the area. Great to watch all the container ships being loaded, the ferry going backwards and forwards to Harwich and families, children and dogs enjoying the little beach. There's a lovely cafe open during the...More

Thank ChrisKH63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very intering to watch the containers being loaded and unloaded plenty of seats to watch from nice little beach there as well

Thank josiejosh2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The viewing point at Landguard Point puts you up fairly close and personal to shipping movements in the Stour and to watch container operations close by. There's a reasonable mount of car parking and it's free! The adjacent cafe is a bit overpriced as a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to watch the cranes unloading the cargo. Fascinating to watch. So,quick and quite addictive to,watch as the container is " grabbed" by the crane and moved along and lowered onto a waiting trailer and within 1 minute 40 seconds ( yes we had...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The docks are surprisingly interesting. The sheer scale of the place is amazing, the ships are gargantuan and it defies belief how the tiny tug boats manouvre them into position. You can easily spend a couple of hours watching the every day events unfold and...More

Thank pieman2013
Reviewed 15 July 2017

From the beach, or the cafe, you can observe the ships entering, tying up, and unloading. Then you can watch the ships be reloaded and make off out to sea again.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Felixstowe container port is an amazing place to watch massive container ships being loaded/unloaded, and many other ships visiting the container port or Harwich port the other side of the estuary. The large container ships are so vast, the lorries being loaded/unloaded beside the ships...More

Thank Langers90
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Everywhere clean looked after and cared for..we couldnt even spot any rubbish bins or bags around no graffiti on walls..lovely. Great time lovely atmosphere happy family.

Thank aliciaspooner91
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit.free carpark and lovely cafe. Sat oitside with our dogs. Food looked lovely. We just had drinks. Views were perfect. Mind the seagulls they are HUGE

Thank hayley sorenti 72
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The one thing I enjoy is watching the container ships coming in from all parts of the world and gliding along the horizon of the sea. Especially when they are following each other, reminds me of the planes coming into land at airports, one after...More

Thank TravellerIlford
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davidmears30
23 June 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
The parking is Free at landguaurd fort and the viewpoint cafe
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david123moore
11 November 2016|
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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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