Colchester

Colchester offers visitors two millennia of history, its Roman roots proudly celebrated (and very visible in its walls) along with its military heritage in the Norman castle and its museum and the Siege House, with a gentler side to be found at Bourne’s Mill and the countryside along the Colne... Read More

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Colchester Events

June
Colchester Food and Drink Festival
Colchester's Medieval Oyster Fayre
Little Bentley Hall Waterways & Garden Show
July
Essex Castle Bike Ride for Marie Curie Cancer Care
September
Dredging the First Oyster
October
Colchester Oyster Feast
December
Colchester Christmas Fair
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Hotels in Colchester - 21 places to stay

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Globe Hotel

Globe Hotel

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This historic Grade II listed building dating back to 1700 is a 10 minute walk from the town centre and train station, and offers renovated, comfortable interiors. Restored to a high standard, ... More

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Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

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The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade I listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is located in the town centre and has excellent transport ... More

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Park House

Park House
Park House, situated alongside Colchester Castle, affords a wondrous peaceful haven and yet is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Fernne and Tony have made this comfortable new 'coach house' into a luxury home combined with ... More | Double Room: £55 | visit website
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Old Courthouse Inn

Old Courthouse Inn

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The Old Courthouse Inn, Great Bromley, Essex, is a 17th Century Inn, which was an actual "Courthouse" with gallows across the road. The Courthouse became an Inn in 1822 and ... More

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Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

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This modern hotel and leisure club, located to the south of Colchester, is the premier hotel in north Essex. The hotel features 110 bedrooms which have been carefully designed with your personal ... More

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Kings Arms

Kings Arms
The Kings Arms is a quaint and cosy pub run by a small team of family and close friends. We endeavour to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere in which our customers can comfortably enjoy ... More | visit website
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George of Colchester

George of Colchester

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A 500-year-old coaching house, steeped in history, located in the heart of Colchester, England's oldest recorded town. Please note the hotel does not have a lift or any rooms on the ... More

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Gladwins Farm

Gladwins Farm

Set in 22 acres of the rolling countryside typical of the Stour Valley made famous by John Constable, Gladwins Farm offers a selection of high quality accommodation. Guests staying in any of our 5* or ... More | visit website

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Crowne Plaza Resort - Five Lakes

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes , near the coastal town of Maldon, Essex is the 1st Crowne Plaza Resort in the UK . Central London is easily accessible from London Stansted Airport with direct ... More | visit website
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Rose & Crown Hotel

Rose & Crown Hotel

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Within walking distance of Colchester town centre, this 14th-century posting house, restored over the centuries, is within easy reach of East Anglia's historic sights.
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