Colchester Area Guide
Welcome to Colchester
Things To Do
Colchester is a thriving, modern town with first class visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle, as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop. Poised at the gateway to East Anglia with picturesque villages on its doorstep, and only minutes away from the coast, the Colchester area is the perfect destination to live.
There are a number of well rated Primary and Secondary schools in Colchester including:
- St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School
- Braiswick Primary School
- Iceni Academy
- Colchester County High for Girls
- Colchester Royal Grammar School
- The Gilberd School
Colchester by car: Colchester is accessible from many areas of the country, via the A12, M25 and A14.
Colchester by train: Colchester is on the London Liverpool Street to Norwich line and is around an hour away from each city. Colchester has 3 train stations with Colchester North station a 20 minute walk from the town centre.