Hook of Holland


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Hook of Holland:

see Hoek van HollandHoek van Holland
or Hook of Holland,
district of Rotterdam, W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is an outer port of Rotterdam, with which it is connected by the New Waterway. It is a terminus for ships that cross the English Channel from Harwich, England.
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Hook of Holland

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1. a cape on the SW coast of the Netherlands, in South Holland province
2. a port on this cape
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Stena Line also offers a Dutchflyer service, including rail transport between any National Express East Anglia rail station and Harwich International port, ferry crossing and then onward rail between the Hook of Holland and any Dutch station.
TRAVEL FILE GETTING THERE Stena Line has twicedaily, seven-hour crossings between Harwich and the Hook of Holland.
Harwich to Hook of Holland crossing with Stena Line booked via the Direct Ferries websites.
She added that the ship left the Hook of Holland at 2.
A spokeswoman for Stena Line said the Stena Hollandica ferry left the Hook of Holland at 2.
The ship had come aground off the Hook of Holland and had been brought across to the Tees.
Patrick Leigh Fermor trekked from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul in 1933 and penned Between the Woods and the Water; Nick Hunt followed in his footsteps in 2011 and has documented his travels in Walking the Woods and the Water.
Leigh Fermor was a charismatic character who, after an academic career hindered by expulsions, decided at 18 to walk the length of Europe - from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople (Istanbul).
Rather than taking in the sights of Amsterdam, the passengers spent just six minutes in the ferry car park before they were loaded on to coaches and taken two hours south to the Hook of Holland port.
uk) sails from Harwich to Hook of Holland, with an easy rail connection to Centraal Station.
More than 500,000 people travel with Stena Line to Holland every year with twice daily return crossings on its Harwich to Hook of Holland route.