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Halfpenny Pier

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The Quay | H, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
+44 1255 243030
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Great little Pier you can watch the sailing boats and also cruise ships nice cafe and helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marian U
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very nice in the summer.

I and my friends visited the halfpenny pier last summer, we had tea and cakes it was very good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikedwix
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Ha'penny Pier is a Victorian wooden Pier. It's one of only a few remaining examples of working wooden piers in the UK and is owned and managed by Harwich Haven Authority.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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The Quay | H, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
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"watch the world"
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"watch the boats"
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"large container"
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"ice cream"
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"lovely place"
in 5 reviews
"tourist information"
in 3 reviews
"crab"
in 3 reviews
"nice atmosphere"
in 2 reviews
"great place to sit and watch"
in 2 reviews
"full english breakfast"
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"lifeboat house"
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"samuel pepys"
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"fish and chips"
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"bacon"
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"across the river"
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"cup of tea"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little Pier you can watch the sailing boats and also cruise ships nice cafe and helpful sightseeing cabin

Thank Marian U
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my friends visited the halfpenny pier last summer, we had tea and cakes it was very good, watching the ships and boats going by.

Thank mikedwix
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently l visited this little pier, which offered a good sea views and also had a very good cafe. I enjoyed a nice lunch here and had a relacing tine. I would recomend a trip here.

Thank mowden
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Lovely little pier to visit. Come here for history and visit the Mayflower exhibition, or just enjoy a hot drink in the cafe soaking up the view, while waiting to embark on a seal-watching expedition.

Thank neith2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A nice place to walk and stop for coffee at the cafe on the pier. Good views and an information centre to tell you all about its history.

Thank Roverlass
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's just a nice quay with a coffee shop and tourist information Centre. The building near by are lovely.

Thank Pauline H
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have just discovered the Halfpenny pier and the little Pier cafe where you can sit and watch the World go by. I don't know how they produce such a variety of food ranging from cakes , light lunches or something more substantial . The...More

Thank iristerry2014
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

An historic pier which retains its traditional features in terms of the visitor information office as well as more modern buildings such as the cafe and seafood stall. If you are a visiting yachtsman, there are a few moorings available and if you are an...More

Thank MrThomas1981
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

As the title says, not too much at the Pier but it is pretty. The ferry trips to Felixstowe go from here which is something we might come back for. It has a place to eat and drink also, however we didn't use this.

Thank MrsMaisiemoo
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Have visited the H'Penny Pier in Harwich many times. Last weekend was a special time celebrating the 50 years since the Marine Offences Act of 1968. Many of the pirate DJ's from the days of watery radio were there on the LV 18 presenting programmes...More

Thank MalcolmC2611
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