Colchester is a fascinating city, full of history and culture. We've compiled our top things to do in this intriguing city
Lovers of history need look no further. The former capital of Roman-occupied Great Britain, Colchester is England’s oldest recorded town and brimming with stories of the past. Easily reached from London by rail, this Essex city is the perfect day trip. The 11th century Colchester Castle, Victorian architecture, and remnants of its ancient Roman walls remind travelers of its earlier days. In the summertime, the city’s manicured gardens flourish and give the city a fragrant breeze. Modern travelers will be glad to find the city doesn’t live in the past, hip restaurants, bustling markets, and cozy pubs thrive here.
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