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  1. Address

    Starting point: The Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    'Walking the walls' is a great way to explore Colchester's history. This circular walk takes you around Colchester's famous town wall.

  2. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    The Ancient Colchester App developed by Colchester & Ipswich Museums allows you to wander around Colchester Town Centre on a Heritage Trail and bring historic sites to life.

    The Ancient Colchester is available to Download on iOS and Android.

  3. 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

  4. Address

    Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL

    Telephone

    01206 331292

    Colchester

    Colchester Zoo is set within over 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes and is home to over 155 different species, including the critically endangered Amur leopards, Black and White Ruffed lemurs and Bornean orangutans.

  5. Address

    Wivenhoe

    Wivenhoe

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

  6. Address

    High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

    Telephone

    01206 282962

    Colchester

    The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.

  7. Address

    Starting point: Hollytrees House, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Take a walk through history, exploring key sites from the Siege of Colchester in 1648 and the scars that can still be seen today.

  8. Address

    Colchester, Essex

    Colchester

    The Colchester Orbital  is a 15 mile picturesque walk and cycle route, which follows existing public rights of way, taking advantage of and connecting some of the loveliest green spaces, cycle paths and off-road pathway networks. As the name…

  9. Address

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

    Telephone

    01206 713700

    Colchester

    Firstsite is Colchester's contemporary art gallery.

  10. Address

    St Osyth Road, Alresford, Essex, CO7 8AS

    Alresford

    Wyvernwood is an immersive story-led experience near Colchester, Essex, for families with children aged 2-12.
    Come and join in with the magic at Wyvernwood

  11. Address

    Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB

    Telephone

    01206 822007

    Colchester

    World renowned gardens showcasing sustainable planting and 'the right plant for the right place'. Planted by the late Beth Chatto

  12. 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.

  13. Address

    Starting point: Hollytrees House, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

    Telephone

    01206 282920

    Colchester

    Take a walk through the backstreets, lanes and alleys of Colchester to discover its secrets and hidden gems, as well as a selection of familiar sites that conceal unusual stories within their walls.

  14. Address

    Mersea Island Museum, High Street, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8QD

    Telephone

    01206 385191

    Colchester

    Exhibits of Mersea's social history, natural history, archaeology and fishing industry, including a fisherman's cottage display. Special exhibitions and gift shop.

  15. Address

    Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Abberton, Essex, CO2 0EU

    Telephone

    01206 738172

    Abberton

    Conservation centre run by the Essex Wildlife Trust, at a site of international importance for winter wildfowl. Nesting cormorants, common terns and nightingales. Nature trails for all the family and bird hides. Shop selling gifts, optics and…

  16. Address

    Tiptree, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0PT

    Telephone

    01206 282739

    Tiptree

    Tiptree Heath boasts magnificent heathers, ponds, trails and open space to enjoy.

  17. Address

    CO6 1JY

    The Essex Way is an 81 mile walk from Epping to Harwich, which will lead you through ancient woodlands, open farmland,tree-lined river valleys and leafy green lanes, visiting historic towns and villages along the way.

  18. Address

    Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH

    Telephone

    01206 282010

    Colchester

    The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment of rest and relaxation, to soothe, revitalise and transform. Try the range of beauty & relaxation treatments.

  19. Address

    Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF

    Telephone

    01206 500900

    Colchester

    The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.

  20. Address

    Upper Bowling Green, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

    Telephone

    01206 579 499

    Colchester

    An adventure golf course and clubhouse cafe, set in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Castle Park, Colchester. Designed to suit all abilities from the novice to the experienced golfer so the whole family can play.

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