In this, the 375th Anniversary year, return to 1648 where Colchester is under siege from General Fairfax and the Parliamentarian Army. Learn about the dramatic events of this period, and explore how the siege has left it's mark on buildings you can still see today.
You can book in advance by using our online booking system or calling the Visitor Information Centre on 01206 282920. This tour is free for Colchester residents but a free ticket must be booked to reserve a place. Non-residents can purchase a ticket for £6.60
Numbers on the tour are limited and advance booking is strongly advised.
Tours are suitable for all ages, however due to the historic nature of some of the sites patrons with access requirements are advised to contact the Visitor Information Centre in advance and the suitability of the tour can be advised, or appropriate adjustments made.
This tour will start at Colchester Visitor Information Centre in Castle Park.
For large groups, private tours are available which can be run on a theme of your choosing, and at a time convenient for you. Contact the Visitor Information Centre for more information.
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Colchester Residents: Free, with a ticket.
Non-Residents: £6.60 per Adult, £3.85 per child (5 - 15 years)
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