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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Harwich?
If your trip to Harwich is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Near the city center, Landguard Fort is one sight to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have some room on that travel itinerary, Felixstowe Market and Old Harwich Lighthouse will keep you busy as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Harwich?
Harwich is amazing, there’s no doubt about it — but there’s plenty more to explore a little farther down the road. Climb back into the driver’s seat and embark on a new adventure in Colchester. This appealing day-trip destination offers some cool attractions, such as Colchester Zoo.
Where are the best beaches near Harwich?
Load the car with delicious snacks and head out to one of the awesome beaches near Harwich. Some of the most delightful places to go for a seaside picnic are:

  • Clacton-on-Sea Beach (13 miles away).
  • St. Osyth Beach (15 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Harwich?
If you’re eager to do some serious networking in the convention centers of Harwich, it’d be good to get your own set of wheels. That way, you can go for a spin, take a look at some nearby attractions and be sure that you’ll get to your event on time. You’ll most likely be heading to one of these places:

  • Trinity Park Conference and Events Centre (7 miles away).
  • Wherstead Park (8 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Harwich?
With your very own rental car, Harwich is yours to enjoy. People visit this appealing city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. A key priority for large families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to an SUV. Travelers watching their budget appreciate the affordability of our smaller cars, such as a mini or compact car. If you’d like to make an impression in Harwich, you could even peruse our special category for a ride that’ll make any car aficionado giddy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Harwich?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in Harwich. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what activities you plan on doing. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need more than four wheels and a gas pedal. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Harwich?
Keep to the left-hand side of the road in Harwich. If you plan to rent a ride here, be aware that the driver’s seat will be on the right. It may take a little getting used to!
Is it difficult to park in Harwich?
Most of the time, finding a spot to park the car in Harwich isn’t too difficult. If you intend to drive to one of the more popular sights in town, it’s a smart idea to check out parking options before you leave.
Does Harwich have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Harwich is roughly 20,700, you shouldn’t have too much difficulty with traffic. That said, main roads can get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Harwich?
Speed limits vary in and around Harwich, but usually range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential roads have a top speed of 30mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Tendring District?
Generally, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may share your contact details with local authorities, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Harwich?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Harwich, and you may even be charged a fine for just handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Harwich?
In Harwich, it is an offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, it’d be wise to leave the rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Harwich?
Turning on a red light isn’t allowed in Harwich. Always be on the alert for traffic signs and lights to make sure you don’t break any traffic laws.
Are seat belts compulsory in Tendring District?
Seat belts should always be fastened in Tendring District. However, the rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.