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Number of results: 64

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  1. Address

    Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL

    Telephone

    01206 331292

    Colchester

    Colchester Zoo is home to 240 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes! Listed as the 11th best zoo around the world and in the top 2 zoos in the UK as part of the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Attractions.

  2. Address

    Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282939

    Colchester

    Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe and houses the town's main museum

  3. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.

  4. Address

    Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Telephone

    01206 713700

    Colchester

    Firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.

  5. Address

    Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB

    Telephone

    01206 822007

    Colchester

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

  6. Address

    Off Aldcar Road, Copford Green, CO6 1DG

    Telephone

    01206 211494

    Copford Green

    Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a strong Byzantine influence in content and design as well as technical excellence and lavishness of execution.

  7. Address

    Park Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SP

    Telephone

    01206 230455

    Colchester

    20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.

  8. Address

    Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TT

    Telephone

    01206 282931

    Colchester

    The theatre mentioned in Tacitus' account of the Boudican attack on Colchester was probably on the same site as the later theatre excavated in Maidenburgh Street in 1981-2.

  9. Address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

    Telephone

    01206 873261

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Lakeside Theatre is a hidden gem. We present the best in touring fringe theatre performances, home grown performances, music and local groups. Set in parkland with café, lakes, sculptures and ducks. Twitter @lakesidetheatre

  10. Address

    Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF

    Telephone

    01206 500900

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.

  11. Address

    St Botolphs Prioy, Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2QA

    Telephone

    01206 282931

    Colchester

    The first English Augustinian priory church, founded at the end of the eleventh century from the Anglo-Saxon minster community of Colchester. Only the ruined remains of the nave survive today, under the care of English Heritage.

  12. Address

    Chapel Street North, Colchester, CO2 7AT

    Telephone

    01206 366000

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The Headgate is a very adaptable multi-purpose building with a variety of attractive spaces. It has excellent facilities and total access for the disabled.

  13. Address

    High Street, Colchester, CO1 1DN

    Telephone

    01206 282941

    Colchester

    Discover and interesting 'hands-on' perspective on the local natural environment from the Ice Age right up to today. Explore the garden trail and stag beetle exhibition, free entry.

  14. Address

    East Mersea, East Mersea, Essex, CO5 8UE

    Telephone

    01206 383868

    East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.

  15. Address

    Tiptree Tea Room, Shop & Museum, Wilkin & Sons Ltd, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0RF

    Telephone

    01621 814524

    Factory Hill, Tiptree, Colchester

    Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made. Delightful museum, tea room and gift shop.

  16. Address

    Essex, CO2 7EZ

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Dating from the 15th century this fine flint flushwork gatehouse just off St John's Green has a vaulted interior. It was the entrance to St John's Abbey precinct (demolished during the 16th century Reformation).

  17. Address

    Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

    Telephone

    01206 573948

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* A highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company, staging a broad mix of classic plays and new writing as well as working extensively within the local community.

  18. Address

    Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT

    Telephone

    01206 549799

    Colchester

    National Trust property, the mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1591 and features stepped "Dutch" gables. There is a millpond and some of the machinery, including the waterwheel which is intact and working.

  19. Address

    Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Highwoods, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR

    Telephone

    01206 853588

    Highwoods, Colchester

    370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.

  20. Address

    Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Abberton, Essex, CO2 0EU

    Telephone

    01206 738172

    Abberton

    Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for winter wildfowl. Nesting cormorants, common terns and nightingales. Nature trails for all the family and bird hides. Shop selling gifts, optics and…

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