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Things To Do Highlights

Colchester Castle Park

Welcome to the Castle Park and to a trail that leads you past some of our more interesting and…

Star jumps at Jump Street

*Temporarily Closed* Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both…

Hollytrees House framed by Wisteria

The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a…

The Balkerne Gate

Colchester's Roman Wall is the oldest and longest surviving town wall in Britain.

Jumbo Water Tower

Jumbo Water Tower was built in 1883 and once provided clean water to Colchester Town Centre. Today…

Abberton Visitor Centre

Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for…

Colchester Castle

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

A map of the Roman and Medieval Gates of Colchester

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

Inside Colchester's Roman Theatre

The theatre mentioned in Tacitus' account of the Boudican attack on Colchester was probably on the…

A glider

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

Lakeside Theatre

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Lakeside Theatre is a hidden gem. We present the best in touring fringe…

Art exchange

*Temporarily Closed* Contemporary Art gallery on the University campus, showing temporary…

The Headgate Theatre (sign)

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The Headgate is a very adaptable multi-purpose building with a variety of…

Medieval Wall paintings in Copford Church

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

Mersea Museum

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Exhibits of Mersea's social history, natural history, archaeology and fishing…

Fingringhoe Wick North View

Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair…

A metallic Raven way marker on the Town to Sea Trail

A riverside walking trail from Colchester's town centre to the historic port.

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…

Colchester Natural History Museum

*Temporarily Closed* Discover and interesting 'hands-on' perspective on the local natural…

Putt in the Park, Colchester

*Temporarily Closed* An adventure golf course and clubhouse cafe, set in the beautiful and historic…

Bourne Mill

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* National Trust property, the mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in…

Sauna Cold Pool

*Temporarily Closed* The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment…

Green Island GArdens

20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a…

Colchester Heritage Trail book

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

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