Hotels near the Colchester Castle
Once capital of Roman Britain, Colchester boasts an impressive castle built on the foundations of the Roman temple of Claudius, parts of which can still be seen today. The castle has the largest keep ever built by the Normans and since the 16th century it's been a ruin, a library and a gaol for witches. Today the castle is a popular family attraction housing an award-winning museum complete with hands-on exhibitions documenting Colchester's history from the Stone Age to the Civil war.
Colchester Castle Information
Cost: £4.50; children & concessions 5-15 £2.90; under 5s free
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm; last admission 4.30pm
Address: 14 Ryegate Road, Colchester, CO1 1YG
Hotels near Colchester Castle
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