If you’re looking for some great days out ideas in Colchester then look no further. Whether you’re wanting to dive into history with some museums, or you’re wanting an adventurous day out, we’ve got you covered!
Colchester Zoo is home to many rare and endangered species, including big cats, primates and birds as well as many invertebrates and fish species. Discover 260 animal species in 60 acres of parkland & lakes. It is a perfect day out for the whole family!
Join in the fun at DX’s Rollerworld and Quasar, Colchester’s iconic roller skating venue, laser tag arena and so much more! Experience skating on Europe’s finest rink and afterwards, ditch your skates and head to the laser tag arena and challenge your mates to a game.
COLCHESTER CASTLE MUSEUM
A visit to Colchester Castle is better than ever before with interactive displays and star exhibits, like the Colchester Gladiator Vase and Fenwick Hoard of Roman treasure. Have a go at building a Norman archway, dressing as an Iron Age Briton or steering a Roman chariot. Be wowed as a large scale projection transforms the east wall with light and sound.
Jump Street is a massive indoor trampoline park that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages. It has an awesome Open Jump arena, Slam-dunk, Big Bag, Dodge ball court and the first Wall trampoline introduced in the UK. Test yourself on their inflatable sweeper or reaction walls.
LAYER MARNEY TOWER
Layer Marney Tower is the tallest Tudor gatehouse in the country. Climb the Tower for spectacular views. They have an art exhibition of local artists including Maggi Hambling. Play equipment for children, a Tea Room and a Gift Shop.