Family Tours


Colchester Castle

From £3.00

Suitable for Families

History, Talks and Tours

About this Event

Tours at 11 – 11.40am, 12.30 – 1.10pm and 2.30 – 3.10pm

Join us for a special family tour of the Castle. Travel back over 2000 years on a trip into the hidden spaces of Colchester Castle. Descend into the Roman Vaults underneath the Castle and climb the biggest Norman spiral staircase in England. Hear tales of victory, defeat and the hard-fought battles that have made Colchester the town it is today. Then enjoy the panoramic view of the town’s skyline from the Castle roof. 

These tours are suitable ages 4+

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Colchester Castle has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Colchester Castle | Colchester Museums


Tickets cost £3 per person after Castle admission.

How to Book

No need to book, simply buy your ticket on arrival.

What's On


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Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme aims to showcase the variety of the collections from art to archaeology, costume to clocks.