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Colchester, UK

Visitors will find the charming English town of Colchester just 60 miles northeast of London. Travellers visiting the UK on holiday should visit Colchester, the oldest recorded town. Filled with history and heritage, tourists will enjoy tudor-style architecture, museums, archaeological sites and beautiful views.

Colchester Attractions

  • Colchester Zoo
  • Natural History Museum
  • St John’s Abbey Gate

Colchester Activities

  • Take in amazing views of Colchester Castle
  • Visit Carter's Vineyards
  • Enjoy a day at Colchester Leisure World

Colchester Climate

As with other areas of eastern England, Colchester is a bit on the dry side; average annual precipitation is about 18 inches (46 cm). Summers are warm, and the winters are cool with some nights at freezing temperatures; average temperatures in summer can range from 71°F (22°C) to 66°F (19°C). Spring, summer and autumn are good times to visit to see the many outdoor attractions in the area.

Getting There & Around

The best way to reach Colchester by plane is through the London Stansted Airport in Essex. The town also has a bus system located on the Great Eastern Main Line with intercity routes.

Colchester is easy to get around on foot or by bus. The town is laid out well for walkers to enjoy a good stroll while visiting shops, attractions and restaurants. Hired cars are another way to see the area, especially with the well-linked motorways.

Hotels in Colchester

15 hotels in Colchester, GB

1 Cameo Hotel Copdock

3 stars
3.0 / 5

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Cameo Hotel Copdock invites business and leisure travellers to charming accommodations set on countryside surroundings in the quaint English village. This value-for-money Copdock hotel positions... More

2 Brook Red Lion Hotel

3 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

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Whether you are visiting Colchester for business or leisure, you are guaranteed a peaceful sleep at Brook Red Lion Hotel Colchester, which is a great base to enjoy all that the town has to offer. ... More

3 The George Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Offering expected facilities and comforts, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay. GeneralThe hotel offers a well-equipped conference room for people travelling... More

4 Stoke by Nayland Hotel and Spa

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Set amidst 300 acres of countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, made famous by John Constables paintings, Stoke by Nayland Hotel is 10 miles from Colchester, 16 miles from Ipswich and... More

5 Angel Inn

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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The Angel Inn Suffolk offers a boutique-inspired haven suitable for travellers looking to enjoy a short or long vacation in the idyllic setting of Suffolk. From the stylish inn, tourists can go... More

6 White Hart - Braintree

3 stars
4.0 / 5

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This 16th-century inn in Braintree town centre is 25 minutes from Stansted Airport. It offers free Wi-Fi, a free private car park and 2 characterful bars with log fires. All bedrooms have free... More

7 Bull Hotel Long Melford

3 stars
4.0 / 5

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Built in 1450 the Bull Hotel is a timber house in the charming East Anglian village of Long Melford. The former Coaching Inn offers en suite rooms and fine food. Reflecting the Bulls history,... More

8 White Hart Hotel

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

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Whether you are planning an office gathering, a celebration with friends and family, or a weekend getaway, The White Hart Hotel Coggeshall is delighted to provide you with outstanding services that... More