Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Colchester
Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0LG, Tel: 01206 303535, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Meander along footpaths exploring the diverse variety of trees, plants and wildlife. Visit the pond area or just sit, relax, listen and observe all around you.
High Street, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6DE, Tel: 01206 322552, (6 miles, 10kms)
Mistley, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1HB, Tel: 01206 393884, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Arts and Crafts workshop with exhibitions. Cafe with home cooked food, cakes, coffee and licensed for alcohol.
Hythe Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2PN, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
For many years the church of the port of Colchester, St Leonard's and its impressive tower stand just above the river. A delightful and light interior was beautified by the Victorians and contains some fine stained glass.
High Street, Nayland, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4JE, (6 miles, 9kms)
Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EE, Tel: 01206 572641, (0.3 miles, 0.4kms)
The first St Botolph's Church was built where the ruins of St Botolph's Priory Church now stand.
Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TT, Tel: 01206 282931, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
The theatre mentioned in Tacitus' account of the Boudican attack on Colchester was probably on the same site as the later theatre excavated in Maidenburgh Street in 1981-2.
Magdalen Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2LD, Tel: 01206 282920, Email, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms)
The depot was constructed in Magdalen Street to house the tramcar fleet, which consisted of 16 (Nos. 1-16) open-top double-deckers manufactured by the Electric Railway & Tramway Carriage Works of Preston, on Brill 21E trucks.
Flatford, East Bergholt, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, CO7 6UL, Tel: 01206 298260, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A delightful 16th century cottage just minutes from Flatford Mill. Why not visit our Constable exhibition then sit by the river and enjoy a freshly baked cake at the National Trust tea room and find a gift in our shop.
1 Duke Street, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0EA, Tel: 01206 303286, (8 miles, 12kms)
A representative collection of objects, photographs and pictures illustrative of the social and economic history of the town and its immediate surroundings over the past 700 years.
Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF, Tel: 01206 500900, Email, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.
St Botolphs Prioy, Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2QA, Tel: 01206 282931, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
The first English Augustinian priory church, founded at the end of the eleventh century from the Anglo-Saxon minster community of Colchester. Only the ruined remains of the nave survive today, under the care of English Heritage.
River Colne and River Blackwater, Essex, CO7 9HB, Tel: 01206 823373, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Day trips aboard historic, traditional Thames sailing bawley. Active hands-on sailing. Max 8 guests. Booking essential.
Birch Gallery Tearoom, Fujita, 2 Birch Street, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0NF, Tel: 01206 331363, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Art gallery displaying fine detail watercolours by John Harrison, Originals high quailty prints and greeting cards for sale. Tea room providing teas speciality, coffees, lunches, snacks and cream teas. Closed on Mon & Tues.
Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LL, Tel: 01206 712999, Email, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
Professional concert hall / live music venue offering professional/student concerts, musicals, events and educational workshops. Concert hall capacity is 200, disabled access, licensed bar at selected events.
Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JN, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
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Tenpin, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH, Tel: 0871 221 0000, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Tenpin Bowling Alley with licensed, late night bar, games machines and Beach Road Café. Cosmic bowling from 8pm Wed-Sun.
Chapel Street North, Colchester, CO2 7AT, Tel: 01206 366041, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
Box Office Open 12.30-16.30 Monday to Sunday Telephone 01206 366000
West Stockwell Street, Colchester, CO1 1HN, Tel: 07884 436649, (2 miles, 2kms)
Redundant 14th Century church restored by The Churches Conservation Trust. Features include extensive use of recycled Roman brickwork. Tower was partially destroyed during the seige of Colchester in 1648. Interior is unfurnished.
Colchester Central Library, 21 Trinity Square, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JB, Tel: 01206 245900, Email, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Exhibiting in an Essex library is a great way to get your artwork shown to a large audience, many of whom would not normally go to an art gallery or museum.
Eld Lane, Colchester, UK, Tel: 01206 571879, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
9-10 Mason Road, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1BX, Tel: 01206 761762, (4 miles, 6kms)
13,000 sq.ft Indoor Adventure Play centre for children up to 12 years (5ft) Giant play frame and Tiny Town, bouncers, ball pools, spook rooms, soft play, toys, 6 meter climbing wall and spaceball thrill ride.
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, Tel: 01206 873261, (2 miles, 3kms)
Lakeside Theatre is a hidden gem. We present great performances, original theatre, children's shows, contemporary music, comedy nights and local groups. Set in parkland with café, lakes, sculptures and ducks. Twitter @lakesidetheatre
Off Aldcar Road, Copford Green, CO6 1DG, Tel: 01206 210488, (4 miles, 7kms)
Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall paintings, showing a strong Byzantine influence in content and design as well as technical excellence and lavishness of execution.
High street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UN, Tel: 01206 282962, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
Lower Castle Park.
Museum to go, C/O The Museum resource centre, 14 Ryegate Rd, Colchester, CO1 1YG, Tel: 01206 507846, Email, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
The museum on wheels is Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service's van based, community focused mobile museum. It is a fun innovative, exciting resource, with objects, activities, things to touch, see, smell, play, discover and question.