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Dovercourt Beach

Essex, England

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A popular sandy beach with low groynes, backed by a sea wall.

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. The resort enjoys panoramic views of Harwich and the port of Felixstowe and Hamford Water National Nature Reserve. At the eastern end, the promenade loops round Cornwallis Battery to join Harwich beach to the north.


Weather and tides for Thursday 18 July

Chance of rain 1%
Min temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 9mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 25°C
(feels like 24°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Dovercourt Beach is currently high. Low tide will be at approximately 4:21 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 10:48 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17.6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Dovercourt Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Harwich Redoubt Fort (0.6 miles)
Electric Palace (0.8 miles)
Halfpenny Pier (0.9 miles)
Lightvessel LV18 (0.9 miles)
Stena Line (1.6 miles)
Landguard Fort (1.7 miles)
Felixstowe Museum (2 miles)
Felixstowe Seafront Gardens (3.3 miles)
Port of Felixstowe (3.7 miles)

Places to eat near Dovercourt Beach

Treo Bar Cafe (430 yards)
Thai Up At The Quay (230 yards)
The Alma Inn and Dining Rooms (200 yards)
The Cafe on the Pier (150 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Dovercourt, Harwich

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: TM256313

County: Essex

Country: England

Local Authority: Tendring

Parish: Harwich

Nearest postcode: CO12 3JY

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Visitor information for Dovercourt Beach, Essex, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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