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Harts, Kent - family fun in Leysdown the ever popular coastal resort on Kent's Isle of Sheppey.

From Lowestoft, take the A12 south and then the A14 to Felixstowe

On 11 August 1919, A Felixstowe Fury (aka flying boat), sideslipped and crashed into the sea 500 yards offshore soon after takeoff while on a test flight. It was preparing for an 8,000-mile flight to Cape Town, South Africa. The wireless operator, Lt. MacLeod, was killed, and the 6 passengers were rescued. The wreckage was towed ashore.[7]

Everybody loves a great day by the sea, and Felixstowe has great days for everyone. From playing on the seafront amusements, building sandcastles on the beach, walking the promenade and exploring the Edwardian gardens, to shopping in our bustling town centre, eating in one of the many restaurants, bird watching at the nature reserve or uncovering history at the magnificent fort and museum, there really is so much to see and do. Visit Felixstowe and have your own great day by the sea.

Felixstowe is administered by Suffolk County Council, Suffolk Coastal District Council, and Felixstowe Town Council. Suffolk Coastal District Council, the local authority, is based in Woodbridge, although it has a part-time office in Felixstowe, which is open Mondays and Wednesdays. The local parish council, Felixstowe Town Council, is based in the town hall, on the seafront at Undercliff Road West.

Felixstowe Radio is the community radio station that has broadcasts on 107.5 FM to the local area and via the internet.

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Felixstowe's Church of England parish churches include Christ Church,[41] St Andrew,[42] St Edmund,[43] St John the Baptist,[44] St Mary the Virgin,[45] SS Peter and Paul with SS Andrew and Nicholas[46] and St Philip.[47] Felixstowe has Baptist,[48][49] Free,[50] Methodist,[51] Roman Catholic,[52] Russian Orthodox[53] and United Reformed churches.[54]

Perhaps the most striking building on the front is Harvest House. Originally built as the Felix Hotel, it then became Fisons's headquarters. It has now been converted to apartments for residents of retirement age, many with fabulous views over Felixstowe.

The port is owned by Hutchison Port Holdings Ltd[39] with additional land on the peninsula owned by Trinity College, Cambridge.[40]

Seawick, Essex - fun on the Essex sunshine coast at St Osyth Beach close to the famous Clacton on Sea.

Winchelsea Sands, Sussex - a great location with Hastings & the East Sussex coast nearby

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At the turn of the century, tourism increased, and a pier was constructed in 1905 of which is partially functional to this day as an amusement arcade. Indeed, during the late Victorian period (after circa 1880) it became a fashionable resort, a trend initiated by the opening of Felixstowe railway station, the pier, (see above) and a visit by the German imperial family. It remained so until the late 1930s.

Broadland Sands, Suffolk The perfect location for your UK holiday on the east coast.

Felixstowe Golf Club is a links course to the northeast of the town centre.

Cobbolds Point takes its name from the Cobbold brewery family who built Cranmer House on Maybush Lane in 1885. It is a Grade II mock Elizabethan mansion, by Thomas Cotman. Its listing describes it as "a fine house of the period reflecting the wealth of this important Suffolk family of brewers." [31]

Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club is located beyond the golf course at the Bawdsey Ferry end of the town. It regularly plays host to national and international championships for various dinghy classes, and has its own clubhouse with bar and dining facilities which were refurbished following the tidal surge of December 2013. The clubhouse is available for hire and has spectacular views of the sea and the river Deben. The club website is at www.ffsc.co.uk

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The Harwich Harbour Ferry operates between the View Point (near Landguard Fort) in Felixstowe and Ha'penny Pier, Harwich throughout the summer.[28] The Bawdsey Ferry crosses the River Deben from Felixstowe Ferry.[29]

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The nearby small town of Walton is often viewed as an extension of Felixstowe as the two towns are virtually side by side, though Walton was the original village. The quieter area nearer to the Deben River is often referred to as Old Felixstowe, although there is no formal classification of Old Felixstowe.[3]

In 1953, at least 48 people died in the town in the North Sea flood.


One of the first pirate radio stations operated from a ship anchored off Felixstowe.

Felixstowe is an attractive Victorian town, known as the 'Garden Resort of the East Coast'. This is due to its extensive and beautiful gardens, situated along its long, level promenade and in the town centre. The seafront gardens are listed on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of National Importance. Don't forget to visit Southwold during your stay, it's one of those must see places and boasts a gorgeous Blue Flag beach.

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Waterside, Devon - beautiful Devon sea views on the English Riviera coast in Paignton.

Felixstowe Beach regularly appears in the top 3 for customer satisfaction, but great service is just part of its special appeal. On the park you'll find a great indoor pool complete with water slide for children of all ages! The entertainment venue is perfect for live shows and cabarets.

Rye Harbour, Sussex - idyllic location in Rye Harbour on the East Sussex coast by a nature reserve

The architect Thomas W Cotman (1847-1925) designed many of the most famous buildings in Felixstowe including the Railway Station, Harvest House (Felix Hotel), the Orwell and Bath Hotels, Barclays and Lloyds Banks plus many others. He also designed and lived in the original bungalow that forms the lower two floors of Cotman Lodge care home. He was the nephew of John Sell Cotman, the famous Norwich water-colour artist.[32]

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Felixstowe was identified by Author M.R. James as the location upon which the fictitious town of Burnstow was based. Burnstow appeared in both of James' short ghost stories Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad and The Tractate Middoth originally published in Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

St Osyth Beach, Essex - great facilities with an indoor pool, right on the beach close to Clacton, Essex