Mayflower Line
Manningtree - Harwich
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Plan your trip

Take a Greater Anglia train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately one hour.


Attractions along the Mayflower Line include:

Flatford Mill

Explore the visitors centre, RSPB wildlife garden, riverside tea room or you hire a rowing boat and follow the river to Dedham.

Journey time – 45 minute walk from Manningtree station or hire one of the Bike&Go bikes at the station.


Mistley Place Animal Rescue

Over 2,000 rescued animals including goats, sheep, ducks, guinea pigs, chickens, cats, horses, pigs and rabbits. Enjoy tasty refreshments in the park tea rooms before you leave.

Journey time – 8 minute walk from Mistley station


Wrabness Nature Reserve

A 60 acre reserve offering fantastic views on the Southern bank of the Stour Estuary.

Journey time – 25 minute walk from Wrabness station


RSPB Stour Estuary

Ideal way for wildlife and nature lovers to spend an afternoon.

Journey time – 22 minute walk from Wrabness station


The Redoubt

An impressive circular fort 180ft in diameter built in 1808. It is the only such example open to the public and along with the military museum it is well worth a visit.

Journey time – 4 minute walk from Harwich Town station


Lifeboat Museum

Enjoy this interesting insight into the history of the lifeboat service in Harwich.

Journey time – 5 minute walk from Harwich Town station


Mayflower Project

Visit this exciting project to rebuild the Mayflower ship. Browse the visitor centre for an opportunity to see history in the making.

Journey time – 3 minute walk from Harwich Town station

More lines to explore nearby

Nearby heritage railways