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Known as the cultural capital and entertainment hub of Essex, Colchester is a must-visit place while staying in London. Cole, meaning imaginary king of Britain and Chester standing as the synonym for fortified place or a castle marks the place on the map as the oldest existing settlement of England.
Colchester is also famous for the giving birth to the best nursery rhymes, known as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars, Humpty Dumpty and Old King Cole.
Colchester is a place which has reduced the congestion levels from the lives of the commuters. Three Park and Ride schemes are still in operations, while the council has offered a lot of incentives in order the discouragement of car use in the center of the town. Such theme is known as Bike2Work scheme, which offers lesser prices of the new bikes, discounts on the train and bus travel. The car sharing scheme is also appreciated and therefore, Colchester taxis are encouraged to use as well as they come under car sharing scheme.
There are two rail stations in Colchester as well – the Colchester North and Colchester Town. The Colchester is the local services as well. The main bus station is towards the center is located on the Queen Street. It is a few walks away from the High Street,
Colchester is a perfect place when it comes to a good choice for shopping places as you will find small individual shops to the large towns of shopping. The High Street is the location to start off your shopping with. You will find the award winning department store, Williams and Griffin’s here.
While spending your time on the cobbled streets of Trinity street, you find places full of independent shops, bevy coffee houses and boutiques. You will find large retail shops in and around the Lion Walk and Culver Square.
Drinking and eating ho hand in hand in Colchester. You find pubs, along with restaurants, bistros and café bars. The restaurants specialize from Nepalese, Mexican, Indian, European to British and American food. While you head towards the Crouch Street, North Hill, High Street and St. John’s Street, you find a lot of places to dine in at. The Company Shed at West Mersea, The Hub and Lemon Grass are the best restaurants you must try while staying in Colchester.
For music lovers, you have a lot of options as well. The famous Art Centre plats a number of rock, folk, jazz and blues, along with comedy performances. The Mercury and Headgate Lakeside theatre puts a number of contemporary and historic plats. Alternatively, you can also enjoy blockbuster movies at the famous Odeon as well.
The Essex Country Cricket Club present in Colchester offers a number of sporting options. Health and fitness club along with a leisure center is also available inside the club.
While staying in Colchester, you will witness the famous saying “a picture worth a thousand words”. Enjoy the time you create here.