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  1. A child wears a replica Roman Helmet
    Browse our specially selected events listings for the perfect family activity that's right for you.
  2. #ColchesterForFree - Graphic of a family on the beach
    Find out how you can entertain the family without breaking the bank. From beaches to free festivals - it's all here.
  3. Rainy Day Activities for Families
    Don't let the rain ruin your holiday with our quick guide to easy solutions of what to do in a downpour.

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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

    St Osyth Road, Alresford, Essex, CO7 8AS

    Alresford

    Introducing Wyvernwood, an Enchanted Lost Kingdom that has existed for many centuries in a peaceful and beautiful setting near Colchester, in Essex.
    This extraordinary world has only recently been discovered by the outside world and provides the…

  4. Address

    Castle Park, High Street, COLCHESTER, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 573948

    COLCHESTER

    The spectacular annual fireworks display in Colchester's Castle Park returns for once again for 2022.

  5. Address

    Chappel And Wakes Colne Station, Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO62DS

    Telephone

    01206 242524

    Colchester

    The popular Small Trains Day at the EARM is back for 2022

  6. Address

    Peartree Retail Park, Moss Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0LE

    Telephone

    01206 561032

    Stanway, Colchester

    Jungle Adventure is a multi award winning (15 times) family run soft play adventure centre located in Stanway, Colchester. We have been established for 8 years and are the parents preferred choice of play centre for so many reasons. From the moment…

  7. Address

    Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

    Telephone

    01206 573948

    Colchester

    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.

  8. Address

    Colchester Castle Museum, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282939

    Colchester

    Join Father Christmas and his elves for a fun packed evening of craft, games and Christmas magic!

  9. Address

    Chappel And Wakes Colne Station, Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO62DS

    Telephone

    01206 242524

    Colchester

    Our popular Small Trains Day is back for 2022 – but it's not just small trains – one of our full sized steam locomotives will also be in action with the Freight Train giving unlimited rides all day.

    Our Miniature Railway will also be in operation…

  10. Address

    Eastgates, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TJ

    Telephone

    01206 868868

    Colchester

    DX's Rollerworld - internationally recognised as the finest roller-skating rink in Europe. DX's Rollerworld has got the lot! 25m x 50m maple floor, spectacular sound and light show. Laser Quest - Laser tag at it's best. And our BRAND new Karaoke…

  11. Ultimate Ninja UK

    Address

    259 Greenstead Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2SJ

    Telephone

    01206 870700

    Colchester

    Ultimate Ninja UK is a unique, purpose built indoor obstacle course located in Colchester, Essex.

    Offering an impressive range full-sized ninja obstacles designed around a twin lane competition course built to provide a unique Ninja competition,…

  12. 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!

  13. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Discover a series of concrete murals around Colchester Town Centre depicting its history and famous characters from it's past.

  14. Address

    Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Essex, CO5 8SX

    Telephone

    07904196238

    East Mersea

    A family friendly lake offering water sports activities for all ages and abilities, including paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing.

  15. Address

    Colchester Castle Museum, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282939

    Colchester

    Santa comes to Colchester Castle!

  16. Address

    Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex,, CO1 1YH

    Telephone

    0871 222 36 75

    Colchester

    Tenpin Colchester is an exciting venue for your day, or evening out, with 24 lanes, there is plenty of fun to be had for everyone. As well as bowling there are arcade games, American pool and air hockey.

  17. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Castle Park, Colchester

    The history of Colchester, but with all the gruesome gory and revolting bits (ie. all the interesting bits) left in

  18. Address

    Leisure World Colchester, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH

    Telephone

    01206 282000

    Colchester

    Leisure World Colchester is one of East Anglia's largest sports, leisure, recreation and entertainment venues and offers year round fun for all the family. The leisure pool includes outside river rapids ride, water cannons and flumes.

  19. Address

    21 Mason Road, Cowdray Centre, Colchester, CO1 1BX

    Telephone

    01206 911035

    Cowdray Centre

    Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both adults & children. Jump Street is based both in Colchester & in Chelmsford, also offering adult fitness classes, toddler sessions, special needs support sessions.

  20. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 501785

    Colchester

    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 Britain.

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