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Putt in the Park, Colchester

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

Rollerworld Colchester

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

The reconstructed starting gates at the Roman Circus

The site of the Colchester Roman circus (chariot-racing arena) was discovered in 2004. It was built…

Hollytrees House framed by Wisteria

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

Colchester Heritage Trail book

This excellent self-guided walking tour of the Town Centre's key historical sites is available to…

Abberton Visitor Centre

Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for…

Sauna Cold Pool

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

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…

The Balkerne Gate

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

Public Footpath sign

The Essex Way is an 81 mile walk from Epping to Harwich, which will lead you through ancient…

Mersea Island

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

Star jumps at Jump Street

Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both adults & children.…

Screenshot of St Botolph's Priory from teh Ancient Colchester App

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

An impressive front view of St Botolph's Priory

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

The tomb of Sir Henry Audley.

16th century chapel, built as the burial place for the Audley family.

Family Heritage Treasure Trail logo

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

The Headgate Theatre (sign)

The Headgate is a very adaptable multi-purpose building with a variety of attractive spaces. It has…

Colchester Arts Centre

The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets,…

The Dutch Quarter

Located just north of the High Street and includes: Maidenburgh Street, West Stockwell Street, East…

Colchester's Roman Trivia Trail - Download Now

Take a walk through Colchester Town Centre and discover fascinating facts about the Roman history…

Tiptree Jam Museum

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

Exercise in a swimming pool

Leisure World Colchester is one of East Anglia's largest sports, leisure, recreation and…

Colchester Castle

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

Hollytrees Museum Exterior with Wisteria

An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys, costume,…

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