Your culture attendant: things to do in Colchester


Price: Free
Time: 1-3 hours
Two millennia of history is laid out for you beside the streets of Colchester - Britsin's oldest recorded town, no less. Take a trip through it all with this walking tour from Discovering Britain for one and a half miles around the town centre, beginning at Colchester Town station. Take the tour as you go on a smartphone, or download the audio tour files to hear as you go.

ATTDT is your unique local guide to things to do, see, visit and explore near you. From arts and culture to events and entertainment, we've got today in Colchester covered.


Welcome to the Colchester edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Colchester. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Colchester, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting cool and often offbeat events, activities and attractions specifically on and open today, which are ready to see and do in Colchester for anyone needing inspiration. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other intriguing things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....

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