Colchester Certificated Locations

Situated in Essex, Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain and was once the capital of England.

With a history spanning some 2,000 years, Colchester is an ideal destination for those who love learning about the past.

Visitors can explore Colchester Castle, the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Enjoy the landscaped gardens, step inside a recreated thatched roundhouse and take tours of the Roman vaults. Meanwhile, the castle's museum includes fascinating displays and hands-on activities.

Other highlights include The Minories Galleries, the Natural History Museum, the Hollytrees Museum, the East Anglian Railway Museum, and Colchester Zoo. The town also boasts plenty of great shopping opportunities and an array of fabulous restaurants.