Things to See & Do

things you must see whilst your here

The Harwich Redoubt


This modern day museum is full of rich history. This massive structure was constructed between 1808-1810 in an effort to provide the Harwich port with protection against a Napoleonic invasion. Harwich Redoubt was but one part of a massive plan involving almost 30 Martello Towers. Homes and large trees were demolished, allowing a free view

Half Penny Pier


Half Penny Pier got its name from the half penny that it originally cost to enjoy the pier. Construction on this popular attraction began in 1852, and it was ready for all to enjoy in July of 1853. The pier remained a popular attraction for paddle steams until the World War I came to an

Harwich Electric Palace Cinema

The Electric Palace Cinema


The Electric Palace cinema located in Harwich is one of the oldest specially built theatres to survive. The cinema has been beautiful restored and still has its original silent screen, original projection room and original ornamental frontage. The Electric Palace is a landmark of Harwich and a great place to visit while you’re staying at

Visit Dedham Vale & Stour Valley


Known for vast spaces and big ever lovely skies the Essex countryside is perfect for a walk or a sit-down picnic. The Dedham Vale and Stour Valley shows one of our most beautiful landscapes. Quaint villages, rolling fields, brooks, meadows, old woodlands and a vast variety of local wildlife come together to create what many