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  1. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Take a walk through Colchester Town Centre and discover fascinating facts about the Roman history right under your feet!

  2. Address

    Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282940

    Colchester

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

  3. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 713700

    Colchester

    Firstsite is Colchester's contemporary art gallery and winner of the Artfund Museum of the Year, 2021.

  4. Address

    High Street, Colchester, CO1 1DN

    Telephone

    01206 282941

    Colchester

    Get up close to nature as you discover an interesting perspective on the local natural environment from the Ice Age right up to today.Explore the garden trail and stag beetle exhibition.

  5. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 853588

    Highwoods, Colchester

    High Woods Country Park is one of Colchester's best-loved beauty spots, with plenty of opportunities to relax, play and explore the large grounds.

  6. 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.

  7. Address

    Dedham, Essex

    Dedham

    The River Stour runs from Cambridgeshire and out to the North Sea at  Harwich, Essex, following the county boundary between Suffolk and Essex for most of its 47 mile stretch.

  8. Address

    Southway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3BU

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Dating from the 4th century AD the foundations of this church near the Police Station just off the Maldon Road roundabout is probably the earliest known Christian church in Britain.

  9. Address

    Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DF

    Colchester

    Rising up from the horizon on the A1124 you will see the imposing Chappel Viaduct. The Victorian viaduct, with its 32 arches and total length of 346 metres, is thought to be the second largest brick built structure in England.

  10. 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).

  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

    Castle Park, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    Six walking trails of Castle Park - each aimed at a different age group

  13. Address

    Cymbeline Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 4AS

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Cymbeline Meadows is a working farm close to Colchester Town Centre, providing quiet walks in wonderful wildlife habitats.

  14. Address

    Wivenhoe

    Wivenhoe

    Follow our downloadable map along the The Wivenhoe Trail from Colchester town centre to the riverside town of Wivenhoe.

  15. Address

    West Bergholt, Essex

    West Bergholt

    Owned by the Woodland Trust, Hillhouse Wood contains a variety of different woodland as well as two ponds and streams running through it.

  16. Address

    Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3AA

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

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

  17. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Welcome to the Castle Park and to a trail that leads you past some of our more interesting and notable trees. Trees, those large woody plants that we sometimes take for granted. We benefit from their welcome shade on a hot summer’s day, or stroll…

  18. 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.

  19. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Discover the wildlife and history of the Bourne Valley with this downloadable audio tour. Starting just outside the gate to Bourne Mill on your travels you’ll be greeted by the Miller’s daughter, a medieval botanist, and Brother Jerome from St…

  20. Address

    Visit Colchester Information Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    One of the best things about Colchester is that there's so much to explore that's completely free. Download a Family Heritage Treasure Trail, follow the map, and discover some of the town's historical highlights. With the choice of two routes; a…

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