This historic town, which sits a short distance from Essex, is draped in rich history. If you wish to learn more about this area, you’ll find yourself on the doorstep to its many attractions when you stay at one of our hotels near Colchester. With an action-packed calendar of events, including a number of kid-friendly activities, it’s a great place to spend a few days with the entire family. From heritage to culture to retail therapy, Colchester has something to suit all tastes.
Book hotels near Colchester
Book one of our Colchester hotels and immerse yourself in everything this town has to offer. Both children and animal lovers will enjoy a trip to Colchester Zoo, which sits just 14 minutes from our Colchester Feering hotel, whilst history fanatics will not want to miss an outing to Colchester Castle. Said to be the largest Norman Keep in Europe, it’s here you’ll be able to admire the architecture of a Grade I listed building. Hollytrees Museum is also close by and boasts a free-to-visit establishment bursting at the seams with centuries of old-age artefacts, decorative arts, toys and costumes. Positioned 20 minutes from our Ipswich Capel St Mary hotel, you have no excuse not to take in the sights and sounds of this Georgian townhouse.
Things to do near Colchester
When you stay in one of our hotels near Colchester, you’ll discover an abundance of things to do, which means planning an itinerary is highly recommended. Castle Park is just another one of the many attractions in this area, boasting 25-acres of amusement action, this is a great place to spend the day with your family. The Mercury Theatre is also close by and boasts to be another of Colchester’s top attractions – a place of imaginations, ideas and excitement. It also hosts an impressive calendar of events all year round.