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  • Colchester Zoo
    Colchester Zoo is constantly developing and has won many awards for its work. With over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit. As you walk around the zoo there's plenty of play areas to try out including the indoor soft play area Jungle Tumble with a section for under 3s and all new play equipment where the kids can release their wild side! New enclosures include a walk through enclosure with butterflies and another with Rainbow Lorikeets offering visitors a chance to feed them a treat of nectar. Plus there's 'Bears of the Rising Sun', a state of the art enclosure which houses two beautiful sun bears , Jo Jo and Srey Ya. You can also come face to face with Komodo Dragons, see white rhino, giraffes, ostrich and kudu roaming together at Kingdom of the Wild and walk underwater through the 24m tunnel at the Playa Patagonia sealion pool. Learn more about the animals and see them up close by watching one of the 50 daily displays. You even get the fantastic opportunity to feed the elephants and giraffes yourself and take a ride on the 'Lost Madagascar Express' road train! Don't forget to pop into the discovery centre and have a go at handling some unusual bugs or get your face painted and transform yourself into your favourite animal!
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  • Adventure Island
    Adventure Island Fun Park is the U.K's No.1 FREE ADMISSION Fun Park. Situated on Southend-on-Sea's famous seafront we have over 40 fabulous rides and attractions including the outrageous RAGE roller coaster! You don't pay to enter, you ride the rides with our great value all day ride bands, or visit everyday that we are open with our annual pass membership.
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  • Old MacDonald's Farm
    There’s so much fun to be had at Old MacDonald’s Farm & Fun Park, whatever the weather. The farm is packed with family rides & amusements & we are always adding something new. So come and have some fun :) Rides include our Doggy Dog roller coaster, Tractor rides, Giant slides, sand pits, crazy barn, Pony adventures ride & more!!! We’ve two indoor soft play areas your kids can have fun in, while you grab yourself a cuppa and something to nibble on. We also have lots of outdoor play areas to keep them entertained. We’ve over 30 different species of animals here; including meerkats, pigs, wallabies, rabbits, ponies, cows, sheep, horses, reindeer, alpacas, donkey. You can also see our wonderful Annie the European Eagle Owl & many more!!! On the outskirts of Brentwood, we are conveniently located just off the Jct. 28 of the M25, within easy reach of all of Essex, East London, Hertfordshire & Kent. Old MacDonald's Farm is a Visitor assured accredited & an award winning attraction.
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  • Princes Theatre
    Constructed in 1931, the Princes Theatre is an impressive purpose built theatre, with an 820 seat auditorium. With modern retractable tiered seating and large proscenium arched stage the flexibility of this venue is limited only by imagination. The Princes Theatre plays host to many celebrity acts.
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  • Colchester Castle Museum
    Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius, built when Colchester was the first Roman capital of Britain, the Castle Museum today reveals many fascinating layers of history to visitors. Archaeological collections of international quality covering 2,500 years of history are beautifully showcased, including of the most important Roman finds in Britain
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  • Green Island Gardens
    Recommended in Great British Gardens 2019 and Essex Days out as well as visit Essex. Featured in Country Life Feb 2019, The English Garden Feb 2021 and Nov 2021. In 2023, we have also become an RHS partner garden as well! 20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 Hurricane. Now laid out with terrace, Japanese garden, seaside garden, water gardens, gravel garden and extensive woodland gardens. It's a plantsman's paradise with a host of unusual plants in all seasons often borderline hardiness thriving in the unique island microclimate. Special highlights include, snowdrops, Bluebells and Azaleas in May and spectacular Autumn colour. National collections of Hamamelis, and Autumn and Winter flowering Camellias. Nursery, Tearooms, Events & Courses Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm, or dusk which ever is earlier.
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  • Marsh Farm
    Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, Acres of Magical Fun for Everyone! Marsh Farm is set in over 30 acres of beautiful farm land surrounded by 300 acres of country park on the edge of the River Crouch. When arriving you will be handed an itinerary of the days activities. Meet all your farmyard friends and cuddle the pets. Then sample some of our delicious freshly prepared food, play in our extensive indoor and outdoor play areas or bounce on our huge bouncy pillows. Plus, enjoy one of the amazing shows or challenge the kids to a round of 18 hole crazy golf!
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  • Castle Park
    Colchester's distinctive heritage is nowhere more apparent than in Castle Park. A site of national importance, this Victorian Park contains evidence of 2000 years of history and is a landscape moulded by the people of Colchester over many eras.Castle Park not only encompasses much of Colchester's rich heritage within its boundaries but is much loved and used as a part of present day life. It boasts over 1 million visitors a year. Providing a green oasis in the town centre, you can sit, walk, enjoy music, play games, or picnic amongst wonderful flowers and trees. Its horticulture is award-winning and the park has long been a superb venue for the town's big events.The park itself is designated Grade II on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.
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  • Audley End House and Gardens
    Built by the first Earl of Suffolk, Lord Treasurer to James I, this Jacobean-style house is one of the most magnificent of its type in England.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Essex hotels

Colchester Boutique Hotel, Prested Hall, and Travelodge Colchester Feering are some of the most popular hotels for travellers looking to stay near Colchester Zoo. See the full list: Hotels near Colchester Zoo.

Popular hotels close to Adventure Island include The Last Post, Seven Hotel, and Terrace Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Adventure Island.

Popular luxury hotels in Essex include GreyFriars, Le Bouchon Brasserie Hotel, and Park Hall. See the full list: Essex Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Heathrow Airport include Crowne Plaza London Heathrow T4, an IHG Hotel, Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel, and London Heathrow Marriott Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Heathrow Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Old MacDonald's Farm are Devonshire Hotel, Travelodge London Romford, and Marygreen Manor Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Old MacDonald's Farm.

Some of the most popular pet-friendly hotels in Essex are Chudleigh, Alma Inn, and Roslin Beach Hotel. See the full list: Pet Friendly Hotels in Essex.

Popular cheap hotels in Essex include Camelia Hotel, Pontlands Park, and Travelodge Colchester Feering. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Essex.

Prested Hall, Greenwoods Hotel & Spa, and De Rougemont Manor have a spa and received excellent reviews from travellers in Essex. See the full list: Spa Hotels in Essex.

Chudleigh, Alma Inn, and Roslin Beach Hotel all received great reviews from families travelling in Essex. See the full list: Family Hotels Essex.

Popular hotels by the beach in Essex include Roslin Beach Hotel, Camelia Hotel, and The Sandrock. See the full list: Essex Beach Hotels.

Alma Inn, Roslin Beach Hotel, and Camelia Hotel received great reviews from travellers looking for a romantic hotel in Essex. See the full list: Romantic Hotels in Essex.

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