Where to stay around Colchester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 283 holiday lettings near Colchester. From 132 Houses to 67 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Colchester is on HomeAway.

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:

  • East Anglian Railway Museum: 362 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Zoo: 383 holiday lettings
  • University of Essex: 387 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Kelvedon Station: 324 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Marks Tey Station: 360 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.

Can I rent Houses in Colchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 132 Houses in Colchester. Our other popular types of Colchester holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 67 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Colchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Colchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Travel to historical Colchester

    Enjoy the area's history, museums and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Colchester. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the theatres, bars and fishing. With a holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Colchester a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • 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 holiday in Colchester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • 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)

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