Attractions

Harwich Illuminate Festival | Harwich Town

Harwich Illuminate Festival 2022 is on Friday 25th March 6pm – 9.30pm, there will be a spectacular twilight aerial display during the evening. The festival, a celebration of the town’s heritage – and in particular its links to The Mayflower ship which carried the first Pilgrims to America.
Visitors can expect the return of crowd favourites such as the Spark! drummers, flights, street entertainment and torchlight procession by the local community.
For the latest information on the Illuminate Festival people should check out the LoveTendring tourism and events app, free to download on Apple and Android devices.
Harwich is not only home to the Mayflower, which was registered at the port, but several of the crew were residents of the town including the ship’s master and co-owner Christopher Jones – whose house still stands in Kings Head Street. This house is now open to the public and highlights the story of the Mayflower and Harwich.

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Explore the beauty of the Crouch Coast | Wickford

With miles of coastal and countryside footpaths, there is plenty to explore on the Crouch Coast. This leaflet introduces the many villages and attractions of the area.

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Crouch Valley Rail Ale Trail | Southminster

A voyage of real ale discovery along the scenic Crouch Valley rail line from Wickford to Southminster.

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Coggeshall | Marks Tey

A lovely little 'olde worlde' town with a lot to offer, a bus journey from Marks Tey railway station.

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Long Melford | Sudbury

Long Melford is a quintessential English village located in the picturesque Suffolk countryside.

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Harwich Leaflet | Harwich Town

What's on in 2020 in Harwich and Dovercourt

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Prittlewell Priory | Prittlewell

A wonderful historic grade 1 listed building, set in Priory Park 45 acres of tranquil gardens and ponds.

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Adventure Island | Southend Victoria

Adventure Island is the UK's Number one free admission fun park! 

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Marsh Farm | South Woodham Ferrers

Animal Adventure Park – a working farm with lots of fun for children.

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