Colchester’s famous Food & Drink festival celebrates local and world wide food and drink. It is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013. The festival covers the whole of Lower Castle Park and with over 120 stalls it is the biggest food and drink festival in Essex!

£3.50, children free.
Free parking and programme.
Event details 10am – 5pm

For directions / loctions please click the following link: Castle Park Location

Colchester in Essex

Colchester in Essex is Britain’s oldest recorded town. But it’s not just Colchester’s unique heritage and history that attracts more than 4.5m visitors every year. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with many great visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester zoo and Colchester Castle (Colchester Castle is currently closed for refurbishment please click here for more details). Colchester tourist attractions are just the place for a day trip, and with so much to see and do why not stay a while and book a short-break or family holiday.

Colchester Castle Park

Colchester Castle Park is situated to the north east of Colchester Town Centre and is divided into the Upper Park and Lower Park by the Roman Wall that crosses through it east to west. The park spans an area of 11 hectares and is listed Grade II in the English Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Importance.

Colchester Hotels & Restaurants

Whether you are fine dining at Le Talbooth, (our riverside restaurant in Dedham, Colchester) or staying in one of our luxurious bedrooms, in the heart of Dedham Vale, at the Maison Talbooth Hotel, the Milsom Hotels and Restaurants in East Anglia, we have something for everyone. Romantic meals, short family breaks with the kids, parties with friends, the perfect wedding or business meetings in inspiring surrounds, our collection of stunning hotels and restaurants across East Anglia offer something special for everyone.
Milsoms Milsoms Hotel Accommodation near Colchester

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The Collection

Maison Talbooth

01206 322367

A luxury boutique hotel in Essex, looking out across Constable’s Countryside and Dedham Vale.

  • 12 uniquely designed bedrooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • The Treatment Rooms day spa

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Le Talbooth

01206 323150

Great food and great service at this stunning restaurant beside the River Stour.

  • Riverside terrace and lawn
  • Outdoor marquee perfect for weddings
  • Private dining options available

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The Pier

01255 241212

Visit our hotel and restaurants by the coast for something a little different.

  • 14 individual bedrooms
  • All-day dining in the bar brasserie
  • Fresh sea food caught daily

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01206 322795

Escape from the bustle and relax at this charming hotel with bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace.

  • 15 quiet and relaxing bedrooms
  • Bar and restaurant with all-day dining
  • Two great spaces for meetings or private dining

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Kesgrave Hall

01473 333741

Charming hotel and restaurant set in beautiful grounds in the heart of Suffolk.

  • 23 en-suite bedrooms
  • Relaxed brasserie – open all day
  • Premier event venue The Hangar

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