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The Colchester Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is the tourist office for Colchester, situated in the heart of Colchester's historic town centre, within minutes of award winning museums, great shopping and a wide variety of places to eat and drink.

Contact us before you visit for the best advice on where to go, what to do and where to stay, or come and see us in Hollytrees Museum when you arrive for hands on advice and information

The centre offers the following services, amongst others:
- Help with planning your visit, with ideas of things to do and places to visit locally;
- Assistance in finding accommodation;
- Finding and booking local events and guided tours;
- Help with travel plans and public transport information;
- Free information on the rest of Great Britain;
- Access to wheelchair users and people with disabilities as well as pushchairs;
- Booking day trips and holidays with local coach operators;
- Shop with locally made gifts and quality souvenirs of Colchester;
- And much more!

VisitColchester Gift Shop

The VisitColchester Information Centre, situated in the beautiful Georgian Building Hollytrees House, has a fantastic gift shop selling a wide range of Colchester souvenirs and famous Wilkin & Sons Tiptree Jam.

Events

Saturday, 31st October 2020 - Saturday, 31st October 2020

Rotten Romans and Naughty Normans *CANCELLED*Guided Walk for families of gruesome Colchester history
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Saturday, 12th December 2020 - Saturday, 12th December 2020

Guide Walk: Victorian Colchester at Christmas'Tis the season to be jolly! The Victorians invented many of the Christmas traditions we love and it's the perfect time of the year to join our costumed guide on a tour of the town
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Children

  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Visit Colchester Information Centre is located in Hollytrees Museum, located in Castle Park

Accessible by Public Transport: Colchester station is 1 mile away.

Visit Colchester Information Centre

Type:Information Centre

Hollytrees Museum, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG
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Call direct on:

Tel01206 282920

Opening Times

* Opening times -
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00

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