Balkerne Gate & historic Colchester is a stone ruin of a large gateway with arched entrances, constructed circa the 1st century. It's just visible from the street, but there are super historic town trails to follow all over. It's worth visiting the local tourist office to get more info.
It's easy to reach Balkerne Gate & historic Colchester in Colchester, by train. Simply hop on a train to Colchester Town station - then it's a short walk from the station - but there are trails to follow around the town itself taking in the whole place.
For more visitor info including opening times, visit Balkerne Gate & historic Colchester’s website.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.|
|Left Luggage Website||https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee kiosk and self service vending machine
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
Single platform station, step free access
|Toilets notes||Toilets are located alongside the ticket office and only open when the station is staffed.|
|Staff Help notes|
Assistance at this station is provided by a staff member during ticket office opening hours. Assistance requests that cannot be met by a member of staff will be offered suitable alternative transport. Booking is recommended.
|Customer Service notes|
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00. Sunday 10:00-20:00. Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00. The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8). Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Carpark name||There is a Council managed car park behind the station|
|Carpark operator||Local Council|
|Cycle storage spaces||24|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Within station, forecourt and on platform
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
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