Harwich is a small town with a large port. Its positioning where England’s east coast juts out towards Europe makes it an excellent travel and goods hub and it has a large container terminal, a busy ferry terminal, a small cruise ship terminal and an even smaller but pretty historic center.
Three lines used the cruise ship terminal: Holland America, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean and they use it for embarkation and disembarkation. This results in Harwich being a place people tend to travel through rather than a place to linger. Nearby Colchester and Ipswich offer more sightseeing opportunities although none of them really the peak sites people travel to England to see.