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Colchester, England 

Population: 134,000
86 kilometres north-east of London

Suggested excursions

  • London
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich
  • Constable Country
  • Clacton-on-Sea

Colchester is England's oldest recorded town and first Roman city.

It is an attractive town rich in historic buildings, including a fine castle.

The Essex coast and many picturesque villages are within easy reach.