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About Colchester

Colchester is a historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex. Colchester was the first Roman-founded Colonia in Britain, and Colchester lays claim to be regarded as Britain's oldest recorded town. It was for a time the capital of Roman Britain, and is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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It is currently 3:50 AM in Colchester. Colchester uses GMT Standard Time and also supports GMT Daylight Time.