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Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020
Where should we stay in Colchester?
The historic destination of Colchester is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The museums, art scene and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is located 23.8 mi (38.3 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Colchester, you might want to consider one of the 18 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:
Brook Red Lion Hotel – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the clean rooms and central location at this 3-star inn.
The Leather Bottle – Features a restaurant, free parking and a playground. This 2.5-star inn is popular with guests for its helpful staff.
Holiday Inn Express Colchester – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free buffet breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 2.5-star hotel.
Holiday Inn Colchester – Features a restaurant and free WiFi. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.
When should we visit Colchester?
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Colchester.
- Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
- Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
- Driest months: February, March, September and October, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
- Rainiest months: October, July, August and November, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
What should we see and do in Colchester?
While you are visiting Colchester, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Colchester Zoo, Tymperleys Clock Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Hollytrees Museum and Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum.Colchester is also well-known for the:
- Historical sites
Getting around Colchester
If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Colchester Town Station, Colchester Station or Colchester Hythe Station. Colchester might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.