Harwich/London cruise port is a major port in the United Kingdom. It is on the east coats at the most northern part. It is perfectly placed for Mediterranean and Baltic cruises. Harwich/London cruise port is the base for ships of Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Cruises and Thomson Cruises. Fred Olsen Cruises use it as a port of call.
The port has long tradition of welcoming passengers.
Harwich cruise terminal
Harwich/London cruise port terminal is easily accessible from London. It can be reach via A14 an A120 (north) or via A12 and A120 by car. The distance using the rail service is and hour and ten minutes (from Harwich International Station to Victoria Station). The closest airport is Stanstead. It is 50 miles from Harwich/London cruise port. The distance to Heathrow and Gatwick is over two hours by car.
Taxis are available, but they are expensive. There is no rent a car office near Harwich/London cruise port terminal. Close is the ferry terminal. Ferries leave with destinations Scandinavia and the Netherlands.
Harwich/London cruise port terminal has great facilities for handling passengers and luggage. The parking space in front has 600 car spaces and 60 coach spaces.
There is a pre-boarding lounge are with 300 seats. It offers licensed bar, 24-hour information for tourists, exchange bureau and cash machines.
Harwich/London cruise port has been the place for many naming ceremonies. One of the vessels named here is Brilliance of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean.
Harwich tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- The Treadwheel Crane: at the waterfront after the Green. The Treadwheel Crane is for two men and its UK’s unique. It is project of preservation of the Harwich society. This type of crane has been used since the times of the Romans. It is at its present place since 1932 and it is almost with its original conditions.
- The Hanover Inn: the most “traditional” pub to visit.
- The Alma Inn: great food and drinks from the local Harwich Town Brewing Company.
- Harwich Maritime Museum: located in the Harwich Green old town are. The building used to be a lighthouse.
- Roughs Sands Fort: great relic from the wartime. It dates from 1942. The Roughs Tower was constructed in Tilbury Dock.
- Beach: the beach of Harwich is awarded for its cleanliness, they have the “Blue Flag” standard.
- The Redoubt Fort: the round fort dates from 1810. It was built to defend the port and the area from the invasion of Napoleon. You can also visit the Redoubt Museum.
The Harwich cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Harwich, England.
If you lose the Harwich location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Harwich cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Harwich, England. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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