Welcome to our competition page. Simply follow the instructions below for your chance to win some fantastic prizes.

Please note, all competitions and prize draws are subject to terms and conditions. We collect your personal data to enable us to process your competition entry. We will never share personally identifiable information with third parties for promotional purposes and will ensure your data is kept secure. We will keep your information on record for 1 month after the competition closing date. For further information about how your data is used and stored, please visit the Colchester Borough Council website.

Good luck!


Be in with a chance to win a visit to Colchester Castle and a delicious afternoon tea for two!

The lucky winner will be able to explore the Castle for free with up to three other people, before enjoying a bite to eat at Tiptree tearooms at the Minories, Colchester. If the weather is fine why not enjoy your free ‘Tiptree’ cream tea in the beautiful walled garden where you can escape and unwind.

To enter simply complete your details and tell us what you love about Colchester Castle. Entries close at 9am on Monday 26 August and the winner will be notified via email by Friday 30 August.

Where will your adventure start?