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But it's not just history. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with great visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle, as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop.
Poised at the gateway to East Anglia with picturesque villages and only minutes away from the coast, the Colchester area is the perfect destination for a well-deserved short break, day trip or family holiday.
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Events Coming up...
Sat 27 May 2017
Guided Tour through the Town Centre. Meet at the Visitor Information Centre
Sun 28 May 2017
Festival celebrating local music, in Castle Park.
Mon 29 May - Sat 3 Jun 2017
Arthur Miller's classic play at the Mercury Theatre
Sat 10 Jun 2017
Stadium sized pop-anthems from local hero Olly Murs, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.