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Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS. tel = 01206 242524
The Natural History Museum gives a hands on perspective of the local environment. The Natural History Museum is situated opposite the main gates to the Castle Park at the eastern end of the High St. The nearest car parks are St. Botolph's, Britannia and O
Colchester castle in Colchester, Essex, is an example of a largely complete Norman castle, built in the same style as the White Tower of the Tower of London. In fact, Colchester Castle is half as big again as the White Tower. It is a Grade I listed building. The castle was ordered by William the Conqueror, designed by the Bishop of Rochester and the building was supervised by Eudo Dapifer, who became steward of the royal castle after it was built. Building began between 1069 and 1076 under his direction.
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