Colchester, Essex, UK

Colchester, Essex, UK

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Where to stay around Colchester, GB?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 156 vacation rentals near Colchester. From 64 cottages to 31 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Colchester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

The Friendly Area of Colchester Awaits Your Stay

The ocean and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Colchester. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its restaurants, pubs and castle. Leisurely explore nature at Castle Park, Colchester Castle Park and Beth Chatto Garden. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Attractions In and Around Colchester

Looking for things to do while you’re in Colchester? Take the kids and check out Colchester Zoo, Jimmy's Farm and Suffolk Leisure Park. Don’t miss landmarks such as Colchester Castle Museum, Roman Circus House and Layer Marney Tower. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches like St. Osyth Beach, St. Osyth Beach and Clacton-on-Sea Beach.

If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of University of Essex. Fun activities in the city include Birch Grove Golf Club, Gosfield Lake Golf Club and Colchester Golf Club. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Paycockes, Tymperleys Clock Museum and Headgate Theatre.