Visit Colchester for Great Days Out
Colchester in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town. But it's not just Colchester's unique heritage and history that attracts more than 4.5m visitors every year. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with many great visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester zoo and Colchester Castle. Visit Colchester tourist attractions; they are just the place for a day trip, and with so much to see and do why not stay a while and book a short-break or family holiday.
If you're interested in days out in Colchester for 2014 there is plenty of culture and heritage, things to do with the kids or outdoor pursuits. Colchester is bursting with attractions and activities to suit every taste. Explore nearby countryside for a 'breath of fresh air' including 'Constable Country' in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Mersea Island, home of the famous 'Colchester Native' oysters. Colchester also offers great retail therapy and fantastic places to eat and drink. Browse through quiet streets lined with small specialist shops and restaurants. For culture seekers, discover interesting public art in unexpected places and historical treasures in award-winning museums. With all this and so much more to see and do, why not book short breaks in Colchester to see all the things on your 'must do' list at a leisurely pace.
The Colchester Tourist Information Centre can supply you with everything you need for your holiday, short break or day trip. We look forward to welcoming you to Colchester: more than Britain's oldest recorded town.