With a stay at The Blue Anchor in Colchester, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Colchester Zoo and Benton Hall Golf and Country Club. This inn is 12.5 mi (20.2 km) from University of Essex and 13 mi (20.9 km) from Chelmsford City Racecourse.
Why Stay Here
Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.
Make yourself at home in one of the 5 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations are provided. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
Restaurants, Lounges & Bars
Enjoy a satisfying meal at The Blue Anchor serving guests of The Blue Anchor. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.
Meetings & Conventions
Free self parking is available onsite.
Pools & Spas
An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply. Away Spa
has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Layer Marney Tower - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Benton Hall Golf and Country Club - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Forrester Park Golf Club - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Colchester Zoo - 12.5 km / 7.7 mi
Braintree Village - 13.4 km / 8.3 mi
East Anglian Railway Museum - 13.6 km / 8.4 mi
Braintree Public Gardens - 14.4 km / 8.9 mi
Museum of Power - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Colchester Golf Club - 15.1 km / 9.4 mi
Colchester Castle Park - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi
Abberton Resevoir Visitor Centre - 15.7 km / 9.7 mi
Jumbo Water Tower - 15.9 km / 9.9 mi
Colchester Town Hall - 16 km / 9.9 mi
Tymperleys Clock Museum - 16 km / 9.9 mi
The nearest airports are:
London (STN-Stansted) - 39 km / 24.2 mi
London (SEN-Southend) - 48.7 km / 30.3 mi
The preferred airport for The Blue Anchor is London (STN-Stansted).
- Wedding Services
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply