"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dovercourt Bay Beach

Dovercourt is a peaceful family resort with gentle shelving sand and shingle beaches including the landmark, historic leading lights. A wide range of family activities are available along the promenade including an impressive range of sport and leisure facilities eg skate park and model yacht pond and boating lake. The resort enjoys panoramic views of Harwich and the port of Felixstowe and Hamford Water National Nature Reserve. Enjoy a stroll around the narrow streets in the historic old town of Harwich or walk along the seawall to the nature reserve with its resident seals.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Harwich

Local authority: Essex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TM252305

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dovercourt Bay Beach

  • MS Brightlingsea (1m)
  • Felixstowe Museum (2m)
  • Felixstowe Museum (2m)
  • Witenagemot Wines Ltd (3m)
  • Manning's Amusement Park (3m)
  • Funtasia (4m)
  • Landguard Fort (4m)
  • Last Night Of The Proms with the Felixstowe Festival Orchestra (4m)
  • Naze Tower (5m)

Tourist Information

Felixstowe
Tourist Information Centre
91 Undercliff Road West
Suffolk
England
IP11 2AF

Phone 01394 276770
Email ftic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk
http://www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
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09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
W
Pressure 1032
Humidity 83%
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1032
Humidity 65%
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15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 63%
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
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This popular sandy beach has low. wooden groynes and is backed by a sea wall. The promenade extends to Harwich Town.

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