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Number of results: 64

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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'.

  4. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 713700

    Colchester

    *BACK OPEN FROM 24th JULY* Firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.

  5. Address

    Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282939

    Colchester

    *BACK OPEN FROM 23rd JULY* Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe and houses the town's main museum

  6. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PJ

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Located just north of the High Street and includes: Maidenburgh Street, West Stockwell Street, East Stockwell Street, Stockwell Street, St Helen's Lane, Northgate Street and Nunn's Road.

  7. Address

    South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Fingringhoe, Essex, CO5 7DN

    Telephone

    01206 729678

    Fingringhoe

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature trails, wheelchair access, bird hides, gift shop and visitor centre with tea room. Friendly atmosphere. Regular events for adults and children.

  8. Address

    Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

    Colchester

    Jumbo Water Tower was built in 1883 and once provided clean water to Colchester Town Centre. Today it stands empty and is no longer open to the public, but it still a great source of civic pride to local residents. Named after London Zoo's Jumbo…

  9. 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.

  10. Address

    Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT

    Telephone

    01206 549799

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* 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.

  11. Address

    Colchester Roman Circus Centre, Roman Circus Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7GZ

    Telephone

    01206 501785

    Colchester

    *BACK OPEN FROM 8th AUGUST* The site of the Colchester Roman circus (chariot-racing arena) was discovered in 2004. It was built in the early 2nd century CE and seems to have been in use for about 150 years. It is the only known Roman circus in…

  12. Address

    Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282940

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys, costume and decorative arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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).

  16. Address

    Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US

    Telephone

    01206 330784

    Colchester

    Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century Italianate terracotta. Climb the tower, visit the gardens, outbuildings dolls house, church and farm animals. Cafe and shop.

  17. 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.

  18. Address

    Mersea Island Museum, High Street, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8QD

    Telephone

    01206 385191

    Colchester

    *TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Exhibits of Mersea's social history, natural history, archaeology and fishing industry, including a fisherman's cottage display. Special exhibitions and gift shop.

  19. 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.

  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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