Heritage Open Days


Colchester Castle


Suitable for Everyone


About this Event

10am – 5pm

Visit Colchester Castle for free as part of Heritage Open Days 2021 for a fun-filled day out. Discover our Decoding the Roman Dead exhibition and West African Gold display, test your skills on our chariot and even fire our replica ballista!

Booking is not required, but we will be monitoring numbers throughout the day to ensure visitors are able to be socially distant. At busy times, you may need to queue.

For anyone who would rather not visit on Saturday 11th, we will be offering a 15% discount on entry to the Castle from 12th September – 11th October. Simply quotes HODs21 when buying your ticket.


This event is free to all.

How to Book

Booking not required, just drop in.