phone mail2 facebook twitter play

VIDEO: A Family Day Out in Colchester

6 February 2017 |

What Wonders will your family spy on a visit to Colchester? 

Colchester is the perfect family destination; less than an hour from London in the heart of Essex. Colchester is Britain's oldest recorded town with a rich history dating back 2000 years. 

As well as a city steeped in history, Colchester is a thriving, modern town with great visitor attractions for the whole family including Colchester Castle and Colchester Zoo. 

Share your experiences with Visit Colchester and WIN luxury prizes when you take part in their Seven Wonders of Colchester competition on Instagram. Share your images using #ispycolchester7. Find out more at www.visitcolchester.com/ispy​

Get inspired and see what wonders of Colchester you can spy!

Tell us what you think

You may also like

Oxford’s Alchymy Festival: Interview with Ellie Keel

Oxford’s Alchymy Festival: Interview with Ellie Keel

This April, the North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford will be presenting their first festival dedicated to new writing, as part of their 10th anniversary…

Win a Family Stay at Marwell Hotel and Zoo

Marwell Wildlife - Win a Family Stay at Marwell Hotel and Zoo

Looking for a family weekend this summer? We’re giving away a family stay at the amazing Marwell Zoo’s on-site lodgings, the Marwell Hotel.

A Guide to May Day in Oxford

A Guide to May Day in Oxford

For those outside the Oxbridge axis, the last night of April will mean very little. For an Oxford local, however, it’s one of the most fun…

An Interview with Caro Emerald

An Interview with Caro Emerald

With a number one album already under her belt, the musical world is eagerly awaiting the upcoming third offering from jazz-pop songstress Caro Emerald. Before…

A Culture Calling Guide to the Brighton Fringe

A Culture Calling Guide to the Brighton Fringe

Don’t look now but May is almost here, and in Brighton that can mean only one thing. The Brighton Fringe returns again this year (5 May-4…

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Best Places for Dessert

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Best Places for Dessert

In this month’s feature, we’re tucking into some of the greatest after-dinner treats the city has to offer…

Constable and Brighton at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Constable and Brighton at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

When you think of John Constable your mind might wander to Suffolk fields and sleepy bays, or images of Hampstead Heath when it truly was…

Top 5 Historical Attractions in Essex

Top 5 Historical Attractions in Essex

Forget all you think you know about Essex! With far more credentials than TOWIE and fake tan, Essex is home to some of Europe’s most fascinating…

Cinema: What’s on this April

Cinema: What’s on this April

It’s April and the sun is slowly appearing from behind the clouds. You don’t want any of that though, do you? You’d much prefer to be…

Most popular

Win Two Tickets to the Brighton Fringe’s Spiegeltent and a Meal for Two!

Brighton Fringe - Win Two Tickets to the Brighton Fringe’s Spiegeltent and a Meal for Two!

Roll up, Roll up! We're giving away two tickets to a fantastic evening at the Brighton Fringe’s Spiegeltent, plus a delicious meal!
Win Free Entry to The Canterbury Tales Experience

The Canterbury Tales - Win Free Entry to The Canterbury Tales Experience

We're giving away the chance to win free entry to an interactive tour through Chaucer's tales, meeting costumed characters and pilgrims along the way.
A Guide to the Dutch Season at the Brighton Fringe

A Guide to the Dutch Season at the Brighton Fringe

We celebrate the best of Holland's cultural offerings at the Brighton Fringe.
A Guide to May Day in Cambridge

A Guide to May Day in Cambridge

The May Bank Holiday is upon us, so experience it Cambridge-style.
A Hangover Guide to Brighton

A Hangover Guide to Brighton

Here are the greatest hangover cures following a night out in Brighton.
Win a Family Stay at Marwell Hotel and Zoo

Marwell Wildlife - Win a Family Stay at Marwell Hotel and Zoo

Looking for a family weekend this summer? We’re giving away a family stay at the amazing Marwell Zoo’s on-site lodgings, the Marwell Hotel.
Top 5 Sunday Roasts in Nottingham

Top 5 Sunday Roasts in Nottingham

We've scouted out the best roasts Nottingham has to offer.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Oxford’s History

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Oxford’s History

We've compiled 5 of Oxford's lesser-known historical facts.
Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Alternative Date Ideas

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Alternative Date Ideas

Here's a selection of some of the best unusual date spots across Bristol.
A Weekend Away in Arundel

A Weekend Away in Arundel

We spend a weekend in the beautiful Arundel, West Sussex.

Your inbox deserves a little culture!