Fun things to do in Colchester

Looking for fantastic Colchester attractions? Colchester offers every visitor a huge range of great things to see and do and interesting places to visit, whatever your taste or budget. Wondering what to do in Colchester? With so many attractions, activities, events, places to eat & drink and places to go shopping to choose from, you never need to be at a loss for things to do in Colchester and the surrounding area. So why not book your Colchester accommodation and stay a while.


To help you decide places to go in Colchester we have created a themed section of the website, to hopefully capture your imagination and show you all the local places to visit in Colchester.

Whats On

What's On

Updated daily with latest events in Colchester. Browse by date or by event type




Sponsor: Charter Hall

Eat, Drink & Shop

Eat, Drink & Shop

Whatever your budget, taste or the occasion, plan your day in & around Colchester here.




Culture & Heritage

Culture & Heritage

Historic buildings, collections and finds, plus contemporary exhibitions and installations – treat yourself in the Colchester area!


Sponsor: firstsite


Great for Kids

Great for kids

Have a go, do new things (some are free!) and meet new friends in Colchester.



Sponsor: Leisure World

Evening Vibe

Evening Vibe in Colchester

Colchester - comedy, theatre, clubbing, gigs, film, concerts & more; they're all here



Breath of Fresh Air

Breath of Fresh Air

Landscapes, cloudscapes, seascapes, fresh air, vibrant colours. The Colchester area is a treat for the senses.



Colchester for Groups

Colchester for Groups

Bringing a group to Colchester? Then look here!





Visit Surrounding Areas

Visit Surrounding Area

Local oysters, rolling countryside and a world famous landscape, all within 8 miles of Colchester!



Sponsor: Milsom Hotels

Mind, Body & Soul

Be pampered in Colchester

Chill, pamper, relax in Colchester. Go on treat yourself; you know you're worth it!



Sponsor: Aqua Springs

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