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Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
Best Western Marks Tey Hotel

London Road, Colchester CO6 1DU

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (353 reviews)

Set in Colchester, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Colchester Zoo, Colchester Golf Club, and Birch Grove …

£53
Brook Red Lion Hotel
Brook Red Lion Hotel

High Street, Colchester CO1 1DJ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (48 reviews)

Located in the heart of Colchester, this inn is steps from Tymperleys Clock Museum and Lion Walk Church. Xtreme Gaming and …

£50
Old Wills Farm
Old Wills Farm

Little Tey Road, Colchester CO5 9RP

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this bed & breakfast is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Paycockes and within 6 mi (10 km) of Marks Hall Garden …

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Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester

Birchwood Road, Colchester CO7 6HS

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (609 reviews)

Situated in Colchester, this hotel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Bridge Cottage and 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Sir Alfred Munnings Art …

£40
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

Keepers Lane, Colchester CO6 4PZ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (56 reviews)

Located in Stoke by Nayland, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Assington Barn, Gainsborough's House, and Assington Mil …

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The Dog Inn
The Dog Inn

37 Hedingham Road, Halstead CO9 2DB

3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (41 reviews)

Situated in Halstead, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of Hedingham Castle, Towerlands Park Golf Course, and Towerlands …

£50
Holiday Inn Express Braintree
Holiday Inn Express Braintree

Panners Roundabout Notley Cross, Braintree CM77 7AB

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (303 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from Chelmsford Cathedral and within 20 mi (32 km) of Colchester …

£51
Holbecks House B&B
Holbecks House B&B

Holbecks Lane, Ipswich IP75PF

4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Hadleigh, this bed & breakfast is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Wolves Wood RSPB Reserve and within 9 mi (15 km) of …

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Cameo Hotel Copdock
Cameo Hotel Copdock

Old London Road, Ipswich IP8 3JD

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (105 reviews)

Located in Copdock, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Chantry Park and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Jimmy's Farm. Wherstead Park and …

£41
Melrose Hotel
Melrose Hotel

53 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6AD

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (49 reviews)

Situated in Clacton-on-Sea, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Clacton-on-Sea Beach, Clacton Pier, and Princes …

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Pocket Guide: Colchester Colchester Zoo Hotels

Colchester's Colchester Zoo sits in a location known for being family-friendly. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. The area has hotels near Colchester Zoo, and it makes a great base for sightseeing in and around Colchester.

More to see near Colchester Zoo

After a visit to Colchester Zoo, you can explore other activities and attractions in Colchester. Golfing, swimming, and attending sporting events are a few popular activities in the area. Some top attractions include the area's museums and historic landmarks.

Towerlands Equestrian Center, Portman Road, and Melbourne Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. Soak up some sun at St. Osyth Beach. Golf courses like Colchester Golf Club, Benton Hall Golf and Country Club, and Towerlands Park Golf Course will challenge your game. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Colchester Castle Park, Beth Chatto Garden, or Abberton Reservoir. A visit to Warren Golf Club won't disappoint either.

Tymperleys Clock Museum, Colchester Natural History Museum, and Hollytrees Museum feature a variety of exhibits. Attractions like Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, East Anglian Railway Museum, and Gainsborough's House highlight the local culture. Swing by Colchester Castle Museum, Layer Marney Tower, and Hedingham Castle to learn about local history. Flatford Mill, Mistley Towers, and St. Peter-on-the-Wall are some of the notable landmarks.

Create some family memories at Colchester Zoo, Jimmy's Farm, and Suffolk Leisure Park. Don't miss University of Essex, Alton Water, and Braintree Public Gardens while you're here. Melford Hall, Custom House, and Corpus Christi Guildhall are also favorite places to visit.

Getting to Colchester Zoo

Arrive at the Southend-on-Sea (SEN-Southend Municipal) airport, and then travel 23.8 miles (38.3 km) to Colchester to see Colchester Zoo. The next closest airport is London (STN-Stansted), 27.2 miles (43.8 km) away. You can take the train to Colchester Town Station, but Colchester Station and Colchester Hythe Station are also in the vicinity.

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