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Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU (8 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01206 738172 

Join Essex Wildlife Trust at Abberton Reservoir and explore their Brambly hedge trail; find Wilfred with his catapult or look at Primrose's pretty bonnet.

 
Alderford Street Watermill

Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH (8 miles, 12 km)

tel: 0333 013 2738 

One of the most complete historic watermills in Essex with most of the original machinery. Restored working water wheel. Open weekends in spring and summer.

 
Aqua Springs

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 282010

The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment of rest and relaxation, to soothe, revitalise and transform. Try the range of beauty & relaxation treatments.

 
Colchester Arts Centre

Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01206 500900

The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.

 
Colchester Castle Museum

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Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 282939

Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius. The Castle Museum today reveals many fascinating layers of history to visitors.

 
Colchester United Football Club

Weston Homes Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5UP (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 0845 437 9089

Colchester United FC – More than just a football club.

 
Colchester Zoo

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Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL (5 miles, 9 km)

tel: 01206 331292

Colchester Zoo is home to over 260 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes and are proudly listed as in the top 2 zoos in the UK as part of the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Attractions.

 
East Anglian Railway Museum

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Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01206 242524

Celebrating the changing role of railways in the Eastern Counties since they arrived in the early 19th Century, through their glory days of the early 20th Century to the disappearances of the Beeching era.

 
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Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 577067

A spectacular new venue for contemporary visual arts, Firstsite offers a changing programme of exhibitions by international artists, creative events and activities for the whole family, plus talks, films, workshops and more. Entry is free.

 
Guide East

95 Lexden Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3BP (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 01206 243463

Tailored tours for groups and Coach Tour Operators covering Essex, London and the East of England. Tour planning and Tour Guide services for Coach Tours, Walking Tours and Theme Tours.

 
High Woods Country Park

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Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01206 853588

370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.

 
Hollytrees Museum

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Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 282940

An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys, costume and decorative arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718.

 
Jump Street Colchester

21 Mason Road, Cowdray Centre, Colchester, CO1 1BX (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01206 911035

Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both adults & children. Jump Street is based both in Colchester & in Chelmsford, also offering adult fitness classes, toddler sessions, special needs support sessions.

 
Layer Marney Tower

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Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01206 330784

Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century Italianate terracotta. Climb the tower, visit the gardens, outbuildings dolls house, church and farm animals. Cafe and shop.

 
Leisure World Colchester

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Leisure World Colchester, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 282000

Leisure World Colchester is one of East Anglia's largest sports, leisure, recreation and entertainment venues and offers year round fun for all the family. The leisure pool includes outside river rapids ride, water cannons and flumes.

 
Leisure World Highwoods

Leisure World Highwoods, The Gilberd School, Brinkley Lane, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9PU (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 282000

Leisure World Highwoods has a fantastic range of sports facilities to book and equipment to hire. You can book our Sports Hall, Gymnasium Hall, Activity Hall or any of our outdoor sporting facilities for your own club or group.

 
Leisure World Tennis Centre

Leisure World Tennis Centre, Eudo Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7XE (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01206 282000

A fantastic tennis centre with 6 floodlit tarmac courts available to play tennis year round via membership or hire by the hour.

 
Leisure World Tiptree

Thurstable School, Maypole Road, Tiptree, Colchester, CO5 0EW (7 miles, 12 km)

tel: 01206 282000 

Leisure World Tiptree provides a range of facilities and activities that is both unique and extensive for all ages and abilities. It offers a fitness centre, sports halls, aerobic workout classes, 3 generation artificial pitch.