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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…

Roman Theatre

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

Castle Park Tree Trail

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

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Nature reserve over 200 acres of mixed habitat on the Colne Estuary. Nature…

St Michael & All Angels Church

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED EXCEPT FOR SERVICES* Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent…

Family Heritage Treasure Trail

One of the best things about Colchester is that there's so much to explore that's completely free.…

Colchester Arts Centre

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows,…

Firstsite Contemporary Art Gallery

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

Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens

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

Aqua Springs

The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment of rest and…

Town To Sea Trail

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

Mersea Island

Mersea Island is the perfect place for walking, whether you would like a short stroll of "The Old…

Natural History Museum

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Discover and interesting 'hands-on' perspective on the local natural…

Pallot & Collins Family Trail

Discover a series of concrete murals around Colchester Town Centre depicting its history and famous…

DX's Rollerworld

DX's Rollerworld - internationally recognised as the finest roller-skating rink in Europe. DX's…

St Botolph's Priory at Sunset

The first English Augustinian priory church, founded at the end of the eleventh century from the…

Tiptree Tea Room, Shop & Museum

Tiptree is the home of the Wilkin family - where from 1885 the first Tiptree jam was made.…

Ancient Colchester App

The Ancient Colchester App developed by Colchester & Ipswich Museums allows you to wander around…

Putt in the Park, Colchester

An adventure golf course and clubhouse cafe, set in the beautiful and historic surroundings of…

Bourne Mill

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

Mercury Theatre

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* A highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury…

Castle Park

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

Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club

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

Art Exchange

*CLOSED UNTIL 28th SEPTEMBER 2020* Contemporary Art gallery on the University campus, showing…

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