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Visit Colchester in 2023 and join in the celebrations.

Visit The City of Colchester, in 2023, and join in our Year of Celebration. Bringing a group to the city has never been easier with the launch of our group travel incentive scheme.

Simply register your interest with Visit Colchester and receive free reserved coach parking, complimentary refreshment vouchers and tickets to Colchester Castle Museum for drivers and guides as well as exclusive discounts for group visitors. Discover more

© CBC & Rodger Tamblyn

Colchester Zoo
Colchester Zoo is one of Europe's finest zoos, with over 250 different species to see. Customer Services 
Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

Tel: 01206 331292 Email: Web:

Hylands House & Estate
Hylands House is a stunning Grade II* listed building, steeped in history and set in 574 acres of landscaped parkland. Visitors can also enjoy the Pleasure Gardens and the recently restored Stables Visitor Centre. 
A range of group visit packages are available. Contact Hylands for full group visit information.

Tel: (01245) 605500 - Email: Web:

Alton Garden Centre
Arterial House, Wickford, Essex, SS12 9JG
Tel: 01268 726421 



Colchester Museums
14 Ryegate Rd, Colchester, CO1 1YG
Tel: 01206 282937 Web:


Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0Sl
Tel: 01206 331292 Web:


Colne Valley Railway
Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3DZ
Tel: 01787 461174 Web:

Freeport Braintree Designer Outlet Village
Charter Way, Chapel Hill, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH
Tel: 01376 348168 Web:

Hedingham Castle
Bayley Street, Castle Hedingham, CO9 3DJ
Tel: 01787 460 261 Web:

Myddelton House Gardens
Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield EN2 9HG
Tel: 08456 770 600 Web:

Real Essex
The Tourism Team, Essex County Council, County Hall,
Waterloo Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1BD
Tel: +44(0)1245 437087 Web:

Romford Market
Tollgate House. 97 Market Place, Romford RM1 3ER
Tel: 01708 434112/434113/ 07903 418324

Southend-on-Sea Tourism
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Leisure, Culture & Amenity Services Department, Tourism Marketing & Special Events Division,




Tel: 01702 215118  Web:

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Telephone 01582 872171  Web:

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