Colchester in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town, with a rich history dating back over 2000 years. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with great visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle, as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop.
Whether you prefer the big five star treatment or the personal touch of an intimate boutique, catering for family holidays, short trips or business stays in and around the town. Stay in a hotel near the town centre within walking distance of the shopping areas, historic sites and attractions, Colchester offers plenty of choices.
A casual affair with sofas and stools, café tables and counters, coffee each morning, a quick bite for lunch, craft beer and cocktails by night, you'll be welcomed with warmth and hospitality.
~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing, Beauty & Spa in Colchester
Make sure to discover Colchester’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Colchester has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.
~Things to do in Colchester, Activities and Family Activities in Colchester~
~What’s on in Colchester the versatile website!~
We have people visiting our website from all over the country and helping them have a good time in Colchester. Using our What's On In Colchester website you can explore the best places to visit, things to do, hotels, restaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory where you can search for the services of various trades people and many other sectors.
Visitors, students and residents of Colchester can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.
Estate agencies in Colchester are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Colchester you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.
~Latest Colchester Lifestyle & Culture News~
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