A haven for artists, nature lovers, sailors and the like, enjoy a breath of fresh air and head out and about locally in Harwich and surrounding areas. Whether you want to enjoy a leisurely walk or partake in a cycle ride you will find an interesting selection of outdoor pursuits. A must see is “Old Knobbly”, an ancient Oak Tree thought to be at least 800 years old located in the woods of Furze Hill, Mistley!
Harwich International Shanty Festival
Held in October, the annual Festival of Shanties and songs of the sea including concerts, pub sessions, workshops, street theatre, pirates, barge trips, Maritime Crafts locally set in the historic seaport town of Harwich, Essex.