However todays light vessels are all automatic and unmanned. This unique, historic vessel is the only surviving lightship not to have been stripped of its accommodation and it has been restored by a dedicated team of volunteers. LV18 still contains the original crew quarters, galley, messroom and six Gardner diesel generators to power the lantern, foghorns and ship’s equipment.
One of Britain’s first cinemas.
Harwich’s Guildhall is a Grade I listed building and is the administrative home for Harwich Town Council.
One of the UK’s only surviving wooden, working piers, attracts thousands of visitors to Harwich each year.
An anti-Napoleonic circular fort commanding the harbour.
The Alma Inn & Dining Rooms
Ideally located within moments of the quay or a five minute walk from Harwich town station.
The Pier Hotel, Harwich
The Pier at Harwich is a very special destination for lovers of great food and drink.
The Tower Hotel
Set in an 1855 mansion, this stately, Italian-style hotel features ornate period ceilings and period features.
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