• Bourne Mill

    A Video Tour of Bourne Mill

    For Heritage Open Days 2021 take a video tour of Colchester's only National Trust property; the Grade 1 listed Bourne Mill.

  • Sir John Martin Harvey Blue Plaque

    Wivenhoe and the Theatre

    Watch our specially created video for Heritage Open Days 2021 to discover Wivenhoe's links to two significant stage actors from the 19th and 20th century.

  • Rainy Day Activities for Families

    Rainy Day Activities for Families

    What to do when the weather's blue? Here's your guide to keeping the kids entertained on a rainy visit to Colchester.

  • A glass of gin and lime, from above

    Celebrate World Gin Day in Colchester

    Where can you find the best gin in Colchester I hear you ask? Here are just a few of our favourite  places in the town centre to head for a glass or two of Mother’s ruin… 

  • Fish and Chips on the Sea Front

    The best Fish and Chips in Colchester

    This Friday is National Fish and Chip Day, and what "batter" way to celebrate that rounding up some of Colchester's finest Fish & Chip shops.

  • A Roman Drain in Vineyard Street Car Park

    Walking the Walls

    We Walk the Walls by following our new map and guide, giving out hints and tips as well as picking up on some extra bits on the way.