A picture of Colchester Castle with a Jester's hat superimposed on one of the towers


Try and beat the Castle’s newest team member, the Jolly Jester, by taking part in their activity trail! Get ready to giggle and have a go at solving their riddles. From Roman donkey hats to finding out more about medieval Jesters, this fun and interactive trail will lead to a wonderful prize at the end for those who complete it!

£5 per trail. Includes prize.

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Situated in the Town Centre in the Grounds of the Magnificent Castle Park.Accessible by Public Transport: Colchester Town station is 0 miles away.

Jolly Jester Trail

Type:Children's Activity Event

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

Fax: 01206 282925

Opening Times

Season (1 Apr 2023 - 16 Apr 2023)

* 2.30pm - 3.30pm


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