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Harwich Harbour Foot Ferry

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last minute.

what a splendid ferry journey from Felixstowe Fort languard to Harwich Quay. Just a 15 minute ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mick C
via mobile
An excellent service

We bought tickets online - the ferry arrived on time - the crew were very friendly - the trip was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sara P
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“shingle beach”(4 reviews)
“both sides”(3 reviews)
Foot and Bicycle Ferry connecting Harwich, Shotley and Felixstowe since 1912
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Ha'penny Pier, opposite the Pier Hotel, Harwich, England
+44 1728 666329
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

what a splendid ferry journey from Felixstowe Fort languard to Harwich Quay. Just a 15 minute ride well worth it £18 return for two adults. When we sailed it was a bit choppy going however the journey back was much smoother The boats crew were...More

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought tickets online - the ferry arrived on time - the crew were very friendly - the trip was very smooth and gave some interesting views up and down the river Brilliant way to spend a Sunday morning a ferry trip for a full...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cracking service. Easy to book or pay on the day. Prompt arrivals and departures. Easy to deal with, would definitely use again.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had walked from Newmarket (71 miles) in 3 days and was relieved to find that I hadn`t missed the last ferry from Shotley Gate to Harwich last Friday!

Thank fleming47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three friends with three children and a baby. The gents onboard were polite enough to help us with our enormous baggage load, as we were beach ready for the day. None of us had experienced the foot ferry before, we loved it and we have...More

Thank golfromeoalpha309
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Booked on line for the ferry crossing to Shotley. We arrived in time to board the ferry but just as we got to the pier to board, the ferry pulled away full aware we were there as they had the cheek to wave at us....More

Thank Highland65
HarbourFerry, Owner at Harwich Harbour Foot Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for leaving your feedback on TripAdvisor. The ferry took 35 passengers on the trip you missed. I apologised via email and as you are a local to the ferry, I offered you a free trip for another day. Email from 14.08. To you...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

I booked us on the ferry from Felixstowe to Harwich as part of my husband's birthday gift of a night at the Pier Hotel, Harwich. Unfortunately after a long spell of warm weather it got cool and windy the day before we travelled and I...More

Thank blynda9
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Well this was a reasonable trip and the prices weren’t too bad it was certainly a nice sunny day. The thing that spoiled it was the staff on the ferry. Whichever way you look at it there is no way you could ever describe them...More

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We didn't go on the ferry we just had ice cream and sat and watched the boats go by but the ice creams were delicious.

Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Wonderful return trip across the river in the summer sun super views of Harwich and Felixstowe from the ferry

Thank David M
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Steve C
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Harwich Harbour Ferry. its all online. timetable, booking system and contact details.