What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Colchester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Colchester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Colchester Station: 335 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Town Station: 318 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Hythe Station: 325 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Castle Park: 323 holiday lettings
  • Hollytrees Museum: 324 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Colchester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Travel to historic Colchester

Enjoy the area's history, museums and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Colchester. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the theaters, bars and fishing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in Colchester

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Colchester a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Benton Hall Golf and Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lavenham Falconry (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Colchester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Colchester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colchester Castle Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mersea Island (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alton Water (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)