Colchester is a large town in Essex in the East of England, and is believed to be the oldest recorded town in Britain based on its mention in Pliny the Elder written in AD77.Following the Roman conquest of Britain Colchester, then known as Camulodunon, was the first capital Britain.
Amongst the remaining historic buildings in Colchester Castle which dates back to the 11th century. Other notable historical buildings in Colchester include Benedictine abbey of St. John the Baptist and St. Botolph's Priory.
Colchester is also famous for being the home of theColchester Garrison, Britain's only military prison. The centre holds servicemen and women who have been sentenced to serve periods of detention.
One of the most popular attractions in Colchester is Colchester Zoo which is located on the outskirts of the town. The zoo attracts over half a million visitors every year and features a wide variety of big cats and primates.
Car hire in Colchester
Sixt in Colchester is located Magdalen Street close to the town centre and just a short walk from Colchester Town Railway Station. The branch is easily accessible from Southway, Butt Road and Layer Road.
We have a wide range of cars and vans, small and large available for short and long term hire, simply book online and choose between and pre-paid and pay on arrival products.