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Port of Felixstowe

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Address: Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe, England

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This is so interesting

The weather when it rains is not helpful so this is the only dislike. The place is so interesting watching the large container ships coming in and out and the others going up on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Wisbech, England, United Kingdom
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Wisbech, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The weather when it rains is not helpful so this is the only dislike. The place is so interesting watching the large container ships coming in and out and the others going up on route to Ipswich and Mistley. Plenty of work going on in the docks and a continue procession of lorries being loaded and unloaded. terrific to see... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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127 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The size of container ships handled at this port can only be described as amazing. And the dockside is currently being extended - well worth a visit

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Derby, United Kingdom
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317 reviews 317 reviews
235 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The viewing point, close to the Harbour estuary, is a great place to just sit and watch the ships coming and going. It is not possible to see very much of the actual port operation but to see some of the world's largest container ships in action is just fantastic. Always an enjoyable experience, and much better since the small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Foot ferry was a good experience and great for watching the ferries for little ones. The misty day added to the feel of the place.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

There is no public access to the docks. There is a viewing point just to the south with car park. From here you can get a panoramic view of Harwich Harbour & watch the tug boats towing the giant container ships in & out of port

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We've never been to an actual functioning commercial port before but seeing this one makes you appreciate how most of our stuff arrives in the country. You thought the containers were huge - just wait until you see the cranes - they are enormous feats of engineering. Luckily there's a cafe on site so you can watch the port from... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My husband and I went to see the largest Container in the World come into the Port.It was just massive and were really surprised how quick they unloaded and reloaded and on their way again.Also a nice Restaurant has good food and reasonably priced

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Dover, United Kingdom
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115 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely walk past the docks and was so impose with the scale and buzz of the place. There is an excellent viewing area near land guard fort and the views are superb. Love the massive cranes and the helper skeleton of containers being unloaded. Well worth a look.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Used the overnight car ferry to Holland. This was my 4th time to use this service and I am always impressed with the service. Parking your car into the ferry was easy and getting to your room was easy but best to use the lift. My room had 2 x singles beds, shower and a TV plus all the fruits... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The port of felixstowe is an amazing place with so many massive container ships coming in every day, i actually got the chance to go on board the xin los Angles which was a truly fantastic experience. I went on business with our shipping company Uniserve. You can see some more information on the port of felixtowe here http://ilovefancydress.com/port-of-felixstowe I... More 

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