Guided Walking Tours of Colchester

Discover Colchester's Past

One of the best ways to find out about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour led by a qualified Town Guide.

As the tour takes you through Castle Park, the Dutch Quarter and the High Street, only minutes away from each other, each has a very different story to tell.

Tour Guides of Colchester - Roman Themed Tour

Discover Colchester's Past & Present

Boadicea Stain Glass Window in Colchester Town Hall

Camulodunum to Colchester

On the 90 minute tour you will discover:

  • Why the Roman Temple of Claudius was sensationally destroyed by Boudica
  • Why the Dutch Quarter is so named
  • Why a building was named after a famous elephant
  • When Colchester was under siege for 11 weeks
  • The location of the largest surviving Roman Gateway in Britain
  • Who planted the tree on top of the Castle
  • The origins of the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star nursery rhyme

How to book

Bookings for tours are taken at the VisitColchester Information Centre.

To book a private tour of Colchester, please contact the Colchester Visitor Information Centre with details of your enquiry and we will will arrange the tour for you.

Tel: 01206 282920.
Email: vic@colchester.gov.uk

Tickets

Adults: £4.20, Children: £3.10

Upcoming Tours

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 1 Oct 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 8 Oct 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 15 Oct 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 22 Oct 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 29 Oct 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 5 Nov 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 12 Nov 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 19 Nov 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.

Camulodunum to Colchester

From Camulodunum to Colchester Walking Tour

Colchester

Sat 26 Nov 2016

One of the best ways to find out more about the dramatic events that have taken place in Colchester is to take a guided walking tour.