phone mail2 facebook twitter play whatsapp

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

Eastleigh Film Festival returns for another year of movie-magic

Eastleigh Film Festival returns for another year of movie-magic

From airport terminals to school corridors, this year's festival is the most exciting yet

A Hungover Guide to Bristol

A Hungover Guide to Bristol

Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. That awful moment when you are forced to face the consequences of the night before which escalated all too easily…

Top 5: Castles to Visit in Southern England

Top 5: Castles to Visit in Southern England

The South of England is dotted with castles big and small. From pretty stately homes to imposing strongholds, these architectural archives reflect the country's military…

Top 5 Veggie Restaurants in Liverpool

Top 5 Veggie Restaurants in Liverpool

Scousers, rejoice! We've compiled a list of Liverpool's tastiest vegetarian and vegan hideouts. From gallery-meets-café, The Egg Café, to sustainable, charity establishment, Meeting House, we've got…

Oxford art collective, Intermix Jungle, talk about their upcoming pop-up

Oxford art collective, Intermix Jungle, talk about their upcoming pop-up

Art, music, design, performance: all within one space. Intermix Jungle is a new collective of over 20 young Oxford-based artists, whose first venture is a…

A Falafel Lover’s Guide to Bristol

A Falafel Lover’s Guide to Bristol

Locals love them, hungover students binge them, and vegans swear by them. Falafels are a staple in any Bristolian's diet, and with such an…

24 hours in Easton, Bristol

24 hours in Easton, Bristol

Easton is one of Bristol’s most vibrant districts. Home to a wealth of independent shops, world cuisine and a burgeoning music scene, this cultural hotpot is…

Top 5 Movie Hangouts in Bristol

Top 5 Movie Hangouts in Bristol

Sometimes all you want to do after a long day is to sit down, relax and enjoy a film. At Culture Calling, we've gone…

The Best Cycle Paths in Bristol

The Best Cycle Paths in Bristol

As one of the UK’s greenest cities, Bristol and its citizens are well versed in cycling lore. The city and its surroundings are criss-crossed with well-maintained…

A Brighton Foodie Guide

A Brighton Foodie Guide

There remains a charm to Brighton. Who doesn't love spending a needless fiver on a penny arcade? Or touring the city's labyrinth-like Laines, full of…

Most popular

Top 5 Walking Trails in the UK

Top 5 Walking Trails in the UK

Want to escape this Bank Holiday weekend and put that DofE qualification to good use? Here are five of the UK's most stunning walking trails.
The Best Cycle Paths in Bristol

The Best Cycle Paths in Bristol

As one of the UK’s greenest cities, Bristol and its citizens are well versed in cycling lore. The city and its surroundings are criss-crossed with well-maintained mountain and leisure trails so read on for our selection of some of the best…
Edinburgh on a Budget

Edinburgh on a Budget

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, is one of the UK’s most beautiful and fascinating destinations to visit. It’s a hard task fitting in all its wondrous sights in a day, but here’s our how-to guide on getting the best of the bunch for under £20.
Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Indie Theatres

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Indie Theatres

Bristol is known throughout the UK for being a leader in arts and culture. The city’s theatrical offerings are no different – here is our round up of where to look for a top-notch evening of entertainment.
A Book Lover’s Tour of Literary Britain

A Book Lover’s Tour of Literary Britain

From Shakespeare’s Stratford to the city that birthed The Boy who Lived, we have compiled the essential must-see destinations for literary lovers.
Win Two Tickets to the Event of your Choice!

Shoreham Wordfest - Win Two Tickets to the Event of your Choice!

Fancy expanding your literary imagination? Or perhaps sourcing inspiration for your great novel? We are giving away two tickets to the event of your choosing at this year’s Shoreham Wordfest!  
A Culture Calling Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

A Culture Calling Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Every August the incomparable Edinburgh Festival takes root in the Scottish capital, bringing with it hundreds of thousands of performers, critics, musicians, comedians. Read on for our guide to some of the shows to look out for.
An Interview with Tessa Lynch

An Interview with Tessa Lynch

We speak to the seminal artist about her upcoming performance at Bristol's Spike Island
A Falafel Lover’s Guide to Bristol

A Falafel Lover’s Guide to Bristol

Now that we've all agreed that falafels are the best food to grace the earth, we've compiled a list of the best spots to indulge in these cheeky little chickpea chappies.
An Interview: Mischief and Madness in Moominvalley

An Interview: Mischief and Madness in Moominvalley

Moomin mania is coming to Bristol. We speak to Bristol-based collective Lost and Found on their performance.

Your inbox deserves a little culture!