In this episode we visit Birtain’s oldest town founded by the Romans, who built some of the largest and best preserved ancient buildings in Britain. We discuss the incredible city walls, the Norman castle, Roman theatres, and a fantastic variety of museums to keep any visitor entertained.
Ye Olde Guide explores Colchester in five categories to find the less well known stories:
Culture: the birth of nursery rhymes and major Britpop band
Politics & war – where to start??? Britain’s first town, and town affected by wars and destruction ever since
Science & Industry: Oysters and the man who redefined the structure of planet Earth
Urban Landscape: the incredible Roman buildings, castle and museums you can visit today
And much more…