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Search and discover some great things to do in Essex. With a large range of activities and attractions in Essex from arts, culture & entertainment, family friendly fun, history & heritage to nature & wildlife, shopping, spas & wellbeing, and even things to do for free, you will certainly be…

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Search and discover some great things to do in Essex. With a large range of activities and attractions in Essex from arts, culture & entertainment, family friendly fun, history & heritage to nature & wildlife, shopping, spas & wellbeing, and even things to do for free, you will certainly be spoilt for choice.

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JobServe Community Stadium

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Address: United Way, Colchester, Essex CO4 5UP
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Phone: 01206 755104
The Jobserve Community Stadium hosts many different events throughout the year, from stand-up comedy and tribute nights to variety shows and music concerts. » More Info

Mimosa Restaurant & Lounge

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Address: The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 9YQ
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Phone: 01206 751555
Nestled in the heart of Colchester’s Business Park, Mimosa is a beautiful destination restaurant and bar with a unique offering. » More Info

Castle Park

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Address: High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UG
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Phone: 01206 282962
Colchester's distinctive heritage is nowhere more apparent than in Castle Park. Providing a green oasis in the town centre, you can sit, walk, enjoy music, play games, or picnic amongst wonderful flowers and trees. » More Info

Tymperleys

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Address: Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JN
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Phone: 01206 765034
Tymperleys is an oasis of calm in the heart of Colchester. Try the delicious food made by our chef fresh for you. » More Info

Putt in the Park

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Address: Saint Peter's Street, Lower Castle Park, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HL
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Phone: 01206 579499
Office tournaments, school-trip events, family and friends day-out or a couple's competition, Putt in the Park is fun for everyone! » More Info

The Headgate Theatre

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Address: 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT
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Phone: 01206 366000
This well-equipped "little gem of a theatre" in Colchester Town Centre has been welcoming visiting amateur and professional groups onto our stage since 2002. » More Info

Beth Chatto Gardens

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Address: Clacton Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex CO7 7DB
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Phone: 01206 822007
World renowned gardens and extensive plant nursery created by award-winning plantswoman Beth Chatto OBE, near Colchester in Essex. » More Info

Colchester Zoo

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Address: Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL
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Phone: 01206 331292
During your visit to Colchester Zoo, you will see many species from around the world and can learn more about them at our fantastic daily encounters, giving you the chance to see our animals being fed, watch a training session or perhaps just quiz th » More Info

Jump Street Colchester

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Address: 1 Petrolea Close, Mile End, Colchester, Essex CO4 5TU
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Phone: 01206 911035
JUMP STREET Colchester is a massive indoor trampoline park in Essex that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages! » More Info

Odeon Colchester

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Address: Head Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1NH
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At Odeon Colchester, we have 8 screens of film magic showing stunning RealD 3D. Treat yourself to our Premier seats, cafe culture at Costa and icy indulgences at Ben & Jerry's. » More Info

Langham Handmade Fair

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Address: School Road, Langham, Colchester, Essex CO4 5PA
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Our Handmade Fairs are designed to promote the talents of local makers and artists. Everything is handmade and designed by each stallholder. If you like to know more about attending, please contact us. » More Info

Bourne Mill

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Address: Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8RT
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Phone: 01206 549799
A delightful piece of late Elizabethan playfulness. Built for banquets and converted into a mill in the 19th century. » More Info

Firstsite

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Address: Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JH
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Phone: 01206 713700
See the world differently - experience the very best art and culture from around the world that inspires, empowers and opens your mind. An international gallery and creative community space, Firstsite is open all year round, for free, for everyone. » More Info

Fenwick Colchester

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Address: 152 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1PN
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Phone: 0800 783 1783
Join us at Fenwick Colchester and discover a West End shopping experience like no other in the region. » More Info

Colchester Castle Museum

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Address: Castle Park, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TJ
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Phone: 01206 282939
A visit to Colchester Castle is better than ever before with interactive displays and star exhibits, like the Colchester Gladiator Vase and Fenwick Hoard of Roman treasure. » More Info

Dedham Vale Vineyard

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Address: The Vineyard, Green Lane, Boxted, Colchester, Essex CO4 5TS
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Phone: 01206 271136
Dedham Vale Vineyard is set in 40 acres of vines, woods and pasture on the edge of the Dedham Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. » More Info

Green Island Gardens

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Address: Park Road, Ardleigh, Essex CO7 7SP
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Phone: 01206 230455
Green Island Gardens is 20 acres of private gardens, open for the public to visit in Ardleigh near Colchester, Essex. Nursery, tearoom, local markets and fayre, weddings and special events. » More Info

Prettyfields Vineyard

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Address: Dead Lane, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex CO7 7PF
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Phone: 01206 231593
Wine tasting, tours, shop, bar, coffee & vineyard trail in the beautiful Essex countryside. » More Info

Roman River Music

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Address: South Green Farmhouse, Fingringhoe, Essex CO5 7DP
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Phone: 07926 623529
A festival for everyone in beautiful coastal Essex and Suffolk. » More Info