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Birthday trip Staying in Peaks House

We are visiting Colchester for a 70th birthday and booked Peaks House. We all enjoyed the Dutch... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Charlie H
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
worth a walk at least

A bit tucked away and not an area you would go out your way to visit, but all said worth a small... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Bethersden, United Kingdom
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Dutch Quarter Apartments West Stockwell Street, Colchester CO1 1FQ, England
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A pleasant walk around the two or three roads that make up the Colchester Dutch quarter is a nice contrast to the commercialised High Street, although only a couple of minutes apart. There are some nice buildings and quaint roads, ok if passing throughout nearby,...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent several hours just ambling along to look at the old buildings, and even on such a cold day, many other folk doing the same.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We are visiting Colchester for a 70th birthday and booked Peaks House. We all enjoyed the Dutch Quarter. Very peaceful, lovely to have a wander the streets and enjoy the living history.

1  Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

You need to take a good stroll and look carefully at the history of this Dutch built area of Colchester, again very interesting.

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A bit tucked away and not an area you would go out your way to visit, but all said worth a small detour. Pleasant.

Thank defibduncan
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I can't think of many places that would look the same after 400 years or so. Yet the Dutch Quarter is exact;y that. Just off the high street, you can meander down roads that were built in the 1500s down to the River Colne and...More

3  Thank A-More-Excellent-Way
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had a quick wander throught the streets of the dutch quater. Lots of nice old houses, but nothing else.. Pleasant enough, but dont go out of your way unless you are interested in looking at old houses.

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Old houses - old town preservation. I lived here in one of these houses and saw how the house growth in my eyes as the developer of the house was refurbishing the whole building. If you leave in Dutch Quarter your Saturday night will be...More

Thank Cristian B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth finding this area in Colchester. Quite different to the main town. Buildings are interesting.

2  Thank sophia27
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

It is easy to find from the High street as West Stockwell Street is next to the Town Hall. The other streets are all connected. As expected none of these houses have double glazing or Upvc doors or windows! It was apparently through the Dutch...More

1  Thank OldBear
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