The bustling town of Colchester offers the perfect base for exploring the delights of Essex. Head to the popular coastal resort of Clacton-on-Sea or enjoy the magnificent Dedham Vale on the Essex-Suffolk border. In Colchester itself, you'll find the impressive 11th-century castle, which is set amid lovely landscaped grounds. You can also enjoy a stroll by the tranquil River Colne or indulge in some retail therapy courtesy of the town's busy high street and shopping centre. When you're ready to relax, our fabulous range of spa breaks in Colchester and the surrounding area offer some much-needed pampering and downtime.