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Pallot & Collins Family Trail

Discover a series of concrete murals around Colchester Town Centre depicting its history and famous…

St Michael & All Angels Church

Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a…

Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club

The Essex and Suffolk Gliding Club was established in the late 1950s. It has had several sites…

Art Exchange

Contemporary Art gallery on the University campus, showing temporary exhibitions and associated…

Colchester Castle Museum

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe and houses the town's…

A Walking Tour of the Roman and Medieval Gates

Colchester's 2000 year old Roman Walls have plenty of stories to tell. Walk the perimeter of the…

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is home to 240 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes! Listed as the 11th…

Tiptree Tea Room, Shop & Museum

Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made.…

St John's Abbey Gate

Dating from the 15th century this fine flint flushwork gatehouse just off St John's Green has a…

Aqua Springs

The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment of rest and…

High Woods Country Park

370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy…

The Essex Way

The Essex Way is an 81 mile walk from Epping to Harwich, which will lead you through ancient…

Cudmore Grove Country Park

Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea…

Mersea Island

Mersea Island is the perfect place for walking, whether you would like a short stroll of "The Old…

Hollytrees Museum

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of…

Ancient Colchester App

The Ancient Colchester App developed by Colchester & Ipswich Museums allows you to wander around…

Mercury Theatre

A highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company,…

Colchester Heritage Trail

This excellent self-guided walking tour of the Town Centre's key historical sites is available to…

Putt in the Park, Colchester

An adventure golf course and clubhouse cafe, set in the beautiful and historic surroundings of…

Jump Street Colchester

Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both adults & children.…

Firstsite

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.

Colchester Roman Circus Centre

The site of the Colchester Roman circus (chariot-racing arena) was discovered in 2004. It was built…

Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens

World renowned gardens planted by the late Beth Chatto to the mantra of 'right plant in the right…

JobServe Community Stadium home to Colchester United

Colchester United was formed in 1937 and the club currently plays in League 2. In August 2008 the…

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