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Port of Felixstowe

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Address: Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe, England
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Viewpoint Car Park and Viewpoint Cafe with Visitor Attractions

Seven days a week, this fascinating place that has viewing of Port of Felixstowe activities and ship movements also provides other attractions for visitors of all ages. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
John S
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seven days a week, this fascinating place that has viewing of Port of Felixstowe activities and ship movements also provides other attractions for visitors of all ages. There are other than Port of Felixstowe ship movemnts that can be followed: from up river, Stena ferry crossings from Harwich and Trinity House vessel movements. The popular and very good value for... More 

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Great Yarmouth
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Head over to the viewing area, where the Port of Felixstowe opens up to you and you can see the scale of Englands Largest container Port. If you like to look at the world's largest container ship arriving/leaving you will have a wonderful view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Very good and relaxing place to visit with friends or family on a sunny day out but the number of organisations that are held is very low.

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crewe
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

If you like being by the sea or shipping in general then just visit the viewing point for the docks, the sheer scale of the operation is impressive and the coming and going of ships is continous.

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Thank rsend
Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

This place is lovely to sit and watch the docks and the boats coming and going lovely cafe although it does get very busy

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London, United Kingdom
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924 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Great port used it a couple of times to Ostend very pleasant. Lovely place great nature reserve well worth a visit or just watch the ships rolling by.

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1 Thank Golfing2000
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

It opens your eyes, to the vast amount of products, transported by sea and the vast amount of transport needed, to carry it all up and down the A14................ NO WONDER ITS ALWAYS BLOCKED UP...................

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Thank CLIVE P
cambridgeshire
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Finally got to see the massive ships up close .lots to see all the time . I great place just to watch the world go by .

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1 Thank lou_on_tour_64
Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Interesting to see the amount of transported goods leaving the port, but this wasn't the sort of place to shout about.

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Thank s_heath4
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The Port of Felixstowe is a large area which includes the massive port itself, a lovely nature reserve and an atmospheric beach to explore. The area is highly recommended for those who enjoy walking, bird watching, photography and beach combing. It is interesting throughout the seasons and it is fascinating to see the giant container ships load and unload. There... More 

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