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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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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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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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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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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De Vere Arms Hotel

De Vere Arms Hotel

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Great Style and Flair.The the de Vere Arms tell a simple story, Nine elegant rooms and a 50- Seat Award winning fine dining Restaurant speak ... More

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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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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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Drapers Hotel

Drapers Hotel

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Drapers Hotel (formerly de Vere Arms Hotel) is located in Earls Colne, a village nestled in the heart of the beautiful Colne Valley, which meanders along the borders of Essex ... More

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