Roman re-enactors in front of a modern day mosaic


Gardens Open Day at the Roman Circus Visitor Centre on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021.

All welcome! Meet the Romans! FREE guided tours. This event will obviously depend on the Covid restrictions and all safety precautions will be in place - entrance to the building will be on timed slots (tickets available online soon), but you can 'Rome' around the gardens freely at your leisure. £3 to go into the Visitor Centre (under 11's free), but guided tours of the archaeological remains will be free today! The Roman Circus Café will be open in the marquee.


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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions


Road Directions

Nearby public Pay & Display car-parks in Butt Road and Napier Road. Access for pedestrians and cycles from Circular Road North and Roman Circus Walk. Access for cars from Butt Road.The nearest railway station is Colchester Town (St Botolph's), which is 0.6 miles away.

Roman Circus Gardens Open Day

Type:Museum Open Days

Colchester Roman Circus Centre, Roman Circus Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7GZ

Tel: 01206 501785

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