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Featured Bed and Breakfasts in Colchester

Stoke by Nayland B&B Poplars Farmhouse

Situated in a rural location, this bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dedham Vale and within 9 miles (15 km) of Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum and Colchester ...

Stoke by Nayland B&B Poplars Farmhouse
Old Wills Farm
4 out of 5
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Situated in Colchester, this bed & breakfast is within 9 miles (15 km) of Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, Colchester Zoo and East Anglian Railway Museum. Layer ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Good room / breakfast / location

"Stayed here because it was close to Layer Marney Tower wedding venue. Very comfortable and accommodating. Close to the A120 for convenient access to the A1. Room was comfortable and breakfast was good."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2017

Old Wills Farm
Woodview Bed & Breakfast
The price is RM323 per night

Situated in Colchester, this bed & breakfast is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Layer Marney Tower and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Colchester Zoo. Abberton Reservoir and Abberton ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Quiet, comfortable and friendly B&B

"We were made to feel very welcome when we arrived. The room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was very good. If you like quiet, this is for you as it is in a very quiet location There are no pubs or restraunts close by so you will have to drive for a meal but that was not a problem for ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Woodview Bed & Breakfast
Polstead Lodge
Mill Street, Polstead, Suffolk
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Situated in Colchester, this bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dedham Vale and within 9 mi (15 km) of Wolves Wood RSPB Reserve and Sir Alfred Munnings ...

Polstead Lodge
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Other property types in Colchester

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
3 out of 5
The price is RM256 per night
3.9/5Good! (503 reviews)

"Amazing, very clean."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester
St Nicholas Hotel
St Nicholas Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street St Nicholas Hotel, Colchester, England
The price is RM300 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (138 reviews)

"All amenities within walking distance, except no car park . But I use direct train from London Liverpool Street."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2020

St Nicholas Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
Holiday Inn Express Colchester
2.5 out of 5
The price is RM251 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"Helpful staff on reception ,but paintwork in room a bit tatty on wall by TV VERY SCRATCHED"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Holiday Inn Express Colchester
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Why stay at a B&B in Colchester?

If you're looking for something a little different than your standard hotel, a bed and breakfast could be the perfect alternative for your getaway. You'll find 59 lodging options and 4 B&Bs for your stay in Colchester. A trip to Colchester wouldn't be complete without a stop at Tymperleys Clock Museum or Colchester Natural History Museum if you're someone who could spend hours browsing exhibits.

How to pack for the weather in Colchester

If you're trying to figure out the best time to visit Colchester, we've compiled some relevant weather stats to help you plan your trip:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • Average rainfall is 21 inches in a year
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 11°C and night-time temperatures average 1°C
  • April-June: 20°C is the daytime average and 3°C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 22°C and night-time averages are around 9°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 16°C during the day and 2°C at night

Things to See and Do in Colchester

Travellers enjoy Colchester for its bar scene and interesting historical sites. If cultural attractions are high on your list, Tymperleys Clock Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum are spots to visit. You should put Colchester Zoo and Colchester Town Hall on your list if you want to see more of the area.

Colchester is also known for its:

  • Museums
  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Fishing

Transport options in and around Colchester

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is located 23.8 mi (38.3 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into London (STN-Stansted), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for B&Bs in Colchester?
Whether you’re passing through town and are looking for accommodation that’s small and charming, or you’re travelling solo and looking to chat with locals, a B&B can be a good choice for many different types of travellers. You’ll find 144 types of accommodation and 3 B&Bs for your stay in Colchester. While you’re enjoying your trip to Colchester, Colchester Castle Park and Beth Chatto Garden are perfect spots to get in some fresh air and greenery.
Are you considering an apartment instead of a traditional hotel?
With attentive service, opportunities to socialise with other guests and hearty breakfasts, B&Bs provide a unique environment.
What are the best bed and breakfasts in Colchester?
You might consider looking into these B&Bs in Colchester: Stoke by Nayland B&B Poplars Farmhouse: 4 stars, 4 rooms. Enjoy the free English breakfast and in-room dining. Old Wills Farm: 4 stars, 3 rooms. Woodview Bed & Breakfast: 4 stars, 2 rooms.
What's the seasonal weather in Colchester?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Colchester is 584 mm.
What is there to do in Colchester?
Travellers enjoy Colchester for its bar scene and interesting historical sites. When you want to explore some cultural attractions on your trip, Colchester Natural History Museum and East Anglian Railway Museum are worthy sites to visit. You should put Colchester Zoo and Colchester Town Hall on your list if you want to see more of the area.
How can I get around Colchester?
Fly into Cambridge (CBG), which is located 37.9 mi (61 km) from the city centre. You can also search for flights into London (STN-Stansted), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.