Beacon Hill is a derelict fort facing south-east and on the south side of the Orwell Haven - a combined estuary of the rivers Orwell and Stour. The estuary was first fortified in Roman times and the fort last saw service as coastal artillery defence during WWII.
Beach type: Shingle
Nearest town: Harwich
Local authority: Essex County Council
OS Grid Reference: TM259315
Tourist Information Centre
91 Undercliff Road West
Phone 01394 276770
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Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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