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Colchester Castle’s historic doors open!

The reopening coincides with the start of the school summer holidays

Date issued: 23 July 2020

Colchester Castle is delighted to announce that it is now open again to visitors. The reopening coincides with the start of the school summer holidays and the Castle team is looking forward to welcoming families back.  
Colchester Castle, Europe’s largest Norman Keep, is built on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius, the central focus for Boudica’s revenge on the Romans. Packed full of internationally important objects, the Castle is the perfect place for history-lovers of all ages to explore this summer.  #LoveColchesterCastle #WelcomeBackColchester
Councillor Julie Young, Portfolio Holder for Culture and Performance and Deputy Leader of the Council, said: “With the school holidays now upon us, there’s never been a better time to visit Colchester Castle

“From Roman centurions to Boudica’s battles, there’s a whole lot of history for young people to discover at Colchester Castle. Don’t forget to call ahead and book a time slot on 01206 282939The whole team is waiting to welcome you back.” 


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