Discover the secrets of Colchester Castle after hours! The ultimate adventure awaits...

PUBLISHED: 9 August 2023

Fill your summer evenings with adventures, excitement and challenges with Colchester Castle’s after-hours experiences.

With the Serpent’s Curse escape experience, adventure awaits! The Castle’s now legendary escape experience is sure to give you an adrenaline packed evening. Feel the tension as the clues build and you and your group try to break the curse before your time runs out! Will you be able to save the Castle Museum?

For a more personal touch to your evening, Colchester Castle offers private tours. It’s your tour, so you choose what you want to hear about. Learn more about the Romans, witchcraft and magic, the Normans or leave it up to the team. Whatever you choose, with the experienced and knowledgeable tour guides you’ll have the best one-of-a-kind after-hours adventure through time.

All experiences are suitable for various occasions from birthday celebrations to corporate team building or just fun family gatherings.

Councillor Cllr Michelle Burrows, Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, said: “Unleash your inner adventurer with the Castle’s fun packed after hours experiences. These unique, unforgettable experiences are only available after hours making them memorable and exceptional value for money.”

The Serpent’s Curse is suitable for ages 10+ and runs from 5.30pm, costing £80 for 1-5 people, £100 for groups of 6-8 people. To book please call 01206 282939. Find out more

Private Admission Tours cost £80 for 1-5 people, £100 for groups of 6-8 people. Contact the Castle on 01206 282939 for individual priced packages or if your group is more than 8 people. Some availability is also possible during the afternoons. Find out more:

Page last reviewed: 9 August 2023


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