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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KAT Marketing

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Address: Lodge Lane, Langham, Essex CO4 5NE
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Phone: 01206 765544
Creative Marketing Agency in Colchester, Essex. » 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

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

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

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

St Helena Hospice

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Address: Unit 1 & 4 Wyncolls Road, Highwoods, Colchester, Essex CO4 9AS
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Phone: 01206 931468
St Helena Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to local people facing incurable illness in north east Essex, supporting them, their families, friends and carers. » More Info

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

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