Join in the ‘I spy’ fun in Colchester!
Colchester has lots of amazing things for visitors to see and do, and this year we’re running an exciting tourism campaign to showcase all the great things there are to experience in Colchester and the surrounding area. We’d love as many of our visitors, residents and local businesses to get involved and help us by sharing as many of Colchester’s treasures as possible with the rest of the world.
To do this, we’re celebrating everything great that Colchester has to offer through the popular interactive ‘I Spy’ game. We’ll be posting and sharing content on our social media to showcase all the wonderful sights and experiences available in Colchester and throughout the borough ranging from its heritage and arts through to its modern and contemporary offerings. We’ll also be highlighting some of the less well known and quirky facts about Colchester and local characters as well as focusing on the many accommodation, eateries and businesses available to visitors.
In return, we’d like you all to get out and about in Colchester with your phones, cameras and tablets and join in the game by uploading your photos, videos and posts about your favourite sights and experiences in Colchester to social media using the hashtag: #ispycolchester. Whether it’s a sandcastle you and your family build on a beach, an amazing sunset, stunning architecture or some delicious local produce you enjoy at one of our many local restuarants and tearooms, we want to see and hear about all the great things you’re all enjoying right across the borough.
I Spy a competition! - The Seven Wonders of Colchester
Join us in showcasing the wonderful things to see and do in Colchester by taking part in our new competition: I Spy Colchester's Seven Wonders. Taking place on Instagram, it's fun, easy to enter and you could be in with a chance to win a fabulous hamper or Ipad mini when you nominate one of Colchester's Seven Wonders!
How to play
• Follow VisitColchester's Instagram account
• Make sure your picture falls into one of the Seven Wonders categories below – We can't wait to see what your favourite things to see and do are!
• Remember to tag @VisitColchester and include the hashtag #ispycolchester7
• That's it – the competition will take place from January 2017- June 2017 and we will be picking a winner each month to win some fabulous prizes.
1. Wonderful places to meet
2. Wonderful places to shop
3. Wonderful places to eat
4. Wonderful places to relax
5. Wonderful cultural attractions
6. Wonderful outdoor activities
7. Wonderful family activities