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Dovercourt Bay Beach

  • Harwich
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Catch some sun, enjoy strolling along the sea and play in the water at Dovercourt Bay Beach near Harwich.

This sand and shingle beach is a family-friendly location featuring lots of local attractions. You'll have the chance to see two iron cast lighthouses, the port of Felixstowe and Hamford Water National Nature Reserve.

A lazy day at the beach is a firm family favourite - just unwind and enjoy the sun to the sound of kids playing and waves washing on the shore with a quiet “Woosh”. Want more fun? At Dovercourt Bay Beach you'll also find model yacht pond, a boating lake and a skate park. How's that for entertainment!

  • Family-friendly sand & shingle beach
  • Local attractions, including 2 lighthouses
  • Plenty of entertainment to enjoy
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Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Lower Marine Parade, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3SS, England

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Click here to visit Dovercourt Bay Beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Dovercourt Bay Beach is wheelchair friendly.

No, Dovercourt Bay Beach have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

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