Colchester Visitor Information Centre

The Colchester Visitor Information Centre (Otherwise know as the VIC or Visit Colchester HQ) is the tourist office for Colchester. Find us in the centre of the city, based in Hollytrees Museum within Colchester's historic and beautiful Castle Park. 

Get in touch in advance of your trip using the contact details below, or simply drop in once you arrive. Our friendly staff will have plenty of suggestions of things to see and do, as well as practical advice on travellingcar parking, and ensuring you allocate enough time to see everything. 

The centre offers access to wheelchair users and people with disabilities as well as pushchairs. You can also book guided tours of Colchester, or day trips and holidays with local coach operators.

The Colchester Visitor Information Centre has a fantastic Gift Shop selling Colchester Souvenirs and locally made gifts including pottery, artworks, cards and jam from world renowned Jam Purveyors, Wilkin & Sons of Tiptree.
We also stock a lovely selection of Union Jack themed items and old traditional wooden toys and games.
From fridge magnets and postcards, to local historical books and our famous Castle Park squirrel, there is plenty to take home to remember your visit to our special city.

Contact Us

Colchester VIC, Hollytrees Museum, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

vic@colchester.gov.uk

01206 282920

Opening Hours: Monday- Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm