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Ms D

Really interesting day out watching those massive boats coming into port to be emptied by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Free parking, plenty to see and cafe open 264 days a year.

We live in Felixstowe, but regularly visit the port of Felixstowe viewpoint at Landguard. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting day out watching those massive boats coming into port to be emptied by the cranes. Off they would go then next one came in. Facinating. Small cafe there with a view of the port lovely cup of tea and a scone. Sandra

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roving03571866738
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Felixstowe, but regularly visit the port of Felixstowe viewpoint at Landguard. It is one of the top places to take visitors to. The parking is free, or it is a good half hour walk from the town through the nature reserve, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nigelmeadows47
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great place for a walk or to wile away an hour or two watching the sea and the port activity and a good cafe as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michaeljohnj2016
Reviewed 28 October 2018

so if the weathers too cold to be outside park the car up facing the sea and watch the world go by with a hot cup of tea .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cliff d
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

There is no better way to spend an afternoon than watching the movement of shipping into and out of this port.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fred W
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The Port Of Felixstowe is the UK's busiest container port dealing with nearly half of Britain's containerised trade and ranks amongst the busiest globally. The port opened in 1875 and covers an area of 8,360 acres and employs over 3000 workers. It has two main...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lee A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Stumbled on this spot whilst visiting nearby Langard Fort. A modern cafe with decking overlooking the container port. The size of the container ships and the busy cranes loading and unloading will interest boys of all ages. Rather spoilt by too many dogs. The Harwich...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MartinCOYS
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Surprising and beautiful. Great to be able to see the large container ships up close and we were lucky enough to see one going out to sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We spent a very pleasant afternoon watching the container ships coming in and out it is quite educational watching the containers being handled like toys

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We went for a walk along the beach by Felixstowe port,the port is one of the busiest in England and if you want to watch the cargo ships or containers being loaded ,go to the point ,which also has a cafe and toilets..the surrounding beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank helenlQ5175JJ
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23 June 2017|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
The parking is Free at landguaurd fort and the viewpoint cafe
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Response from EnricoCE | Reviewed this property |
I think is always worthy a visit, there is the big museum and if you get bored always Harwich
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