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Felixstowe

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Known as 'The Garden Resort of East Anglia' due to the extensive seafront gardens, Felixstowe has four miles of sand and shingle beach, a pier and Martello towers along the seafront which were built 200 years ago to repel a Napoleonic invasion.

TI 91 Undercliffe Road West. Tel. 01394 276770.

www.visitfelixstowe.co.uk | www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

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Landguard Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve 2½ miles or by bus

The busy Port of Felixstowe can be viewed from the Landguard Visitor Centre which has displays, exhibitions and café. The Nature Reserve is a shingle spit with unusual and rare plants, migrating birds and military history. Tel. 01394 675283.
Open Visitor Centre Daily 0900-1800.
Bus 77 from Hamilton Road (walk across car park, through original station building and cross road) to Landguard car park, 13 minutes journey, Daily, hourly. Operated by First.

Landguard Fort EH 2½ miles or by bus

On the site of the last opposed seaborne invasion of England in 1667, the fort was built in the 18th century. Additions were made in later years. Audio tour. Tel. 01394 675900.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700.
Websites: www.english-heritage.org.uk | www.landguard.com
Bus see Landguard Visitor Centre above.

Felixstowe Museum 2½ miles or by bus

Displays show the local, social and military history. Exhibitions. Tearoom. Tel. 01394 674355.
Open Easter-Oct, Sun & BH (also Wed Jun-Sep) 1300-1700.
www.felixstowemuseum.org
Bus see Landguard Visitor Centre above.

Felixstowe map