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Dovercourt Bay Beach

Lower Marine Parade | Co12 3ss, Harwich CO12 3ST, England
+44 1255 686868
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Quick dinner

Called in on a Friday evening about 6.30 the place was pretty full but managed to get a table... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
steve e
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Lovely beach

Lovely sandy beach, ideal for the kids to play or adults to just lay or sit and enjoy the sunshine... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
JL W
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great beach” (7 reviews)
“skating rink” (5 reviews)
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Lower Marine Parade | Co12 3ss, Harwich CO12 3ST, England
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+44 1255 686868
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"great beach"
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"blue flag beach"
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"skating rink"
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"free parking"
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"crazy golf"
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"high tide"
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"toilet facilities"
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"by accident"
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"all ages"
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"fish and chips"
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"lovely place"
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"huts"
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"promenade"
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"sea"
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"cafe"
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"sandy"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a Friday evening about 6.30 the place was pretty full but managed to get a table ordered our food fish and chips for me sirloin steak for the wife pint of doom bar ale and a still water, decided to go for...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Lovely sandy beach, ideal for the kids to play or adults to just lay or sit and enjoy the sunshine, whilst watching the boats pass by

Thank JL W
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

We visit once a month when visiting family and my son loves it. It’s always quiet they have a certain beach that dogs are allowed on and when they aren’t allowed on. It’s stoney and sandy in places

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Ok, I am not going to beat about the bush. Dovercourt which is in the Harwich peninsula is mostly a dump. This beach however is it's one saving grace. It's clean and quiet and can be quite pleasant. It goes on for miles. Right from...More

1  Thank Ryan E
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We had been to visit the Quay and came upon this beach by accident. What a lovely clean sandy beach. It stretches for a long way and has concrete pathways on several levels. A great place to walk your dog, or a day on the...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Enjoyed visiting the ship, Great atmosphere with some of the former pirate staion DJ's having shows on air.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

We saw the sign for a blue flag beach, followed it by car, and ended up by a stony beach. The beach was empty. I found the Dovercourt Lighthouses interesting to see. Nothing much to do there. A bit further along the road, there was...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Place is a dump. We're touring in a motor home. £40 per night then youre expected to pay £10 for a key to the toilet. What made things worse is nowhere was serving food. but the bar staff were eating food in front of customers....More

Thank Jane K
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Dovercourt beach is a gorgeous beach for anyone who loves the seaside. It's quieter than some of the neighbouring areas along the coast but that just adds to the appeal. No fun fairs or rides so not for the thrill seeker amongst you, it's just...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

A nice beach with lots for old and young. From sitting and watching the views across to Felixstowe to rock pooling. Lots to see with ferries, the docks etc. Lots along the front with historic buildings and a play area.

Thank Jennifer C
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