A short walk around Harwich Harbour
At 350 miles, Essex has one of Britain's longest county coastlines. The eastern edge is cut with jagged indentations, like crooked fingers. These are the county’s many river estuaries.
Harwich, located at the mouth of the Orwell and the Stour rivers, is a good place to explore this landscape. Water has shaped the town and its character.
Uncover Harwich's secrets as you wander along the seafront and explore the old town. Hear stories of the town’s seafaring past and its present role in keeping mariners safe.
Discover for yourself 'one of the best-kept secrets in Essex'...