20 Best Arts and Crafts In Colchester Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Arts and Crafts In Colchester

We've rounded up the best arts and crafts in Colchester in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 20 Colchester arts and crafts to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the arts and crafts we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Craft area at Blue Owl in Colchester

Blue Owl

  • Great Horkesley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Channel your inner Picasso and get crafty with the whole family at Blue Owl. Messy hands are guaranteed here, and there’s plenty of paint fun to be h...

Outside view of Coggeshall Grange Barn

Coggeshall Grange Barn

  • Coggeshall
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

13th century monastic barn. One of Europe's oldest timber-framed buildings, it has a cathedral-like interior and is linked to a local Cistercian abbe...

Peter Rabbit pottery at Essex Pottery Studio in Halstead

Essex Pottery Studio

  • Halstead
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Let’s admit it - adults love painting just as much as kids do! Share one of your favourite activities with your tots at Essex Pottery Studio and colo...

Glass and Craft

Glass and Craft5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hadleigh
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Enjoy doing arts and crafts with the kids? Glass & Craft in Kersey Mill is a great family-friendly studio where you can let your creative juices...

Outside view of Blake House Craft Centre in Braintree

Blake House Craft Centre

  • Braintree
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

There's plenty to do at Blake House Craft Centre starting with an excellent 9 hole miniature golf course with kid friendly features including fun ram...

Pottery pieces at Crafty Coffee in Felixstowe

Crafty Coffee5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Felixstowe
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Crafty Coffee are happy for visitors to just come in and say hi! Then if you fancy exploring your creative side, all the better. Try out all new skil...

Studio of The Little Arts Workshop in Stortford

The Little Arts Workshop

  • Bishops Stortford
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Little Arts Workshop is a working art studio where you can book yourselves in to come along and design and paint your own pottery. They also have...

Epping Forest District Museum

Epping Forest District Museum

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Epping Forest District Museum is a fantastic museum, with 6 different galleries, a gorgeous garden and a lovely gift shop for all that pocket-money m...

Finished crafts at Espression Interactive Art Studio Cafe in Canterbury

Espression Interactive Art Studio Cafe

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Espression Interactive Art Studio Cafe Choose from a frankly huge selection of wonderful unfired and imaginatively themed pottery items to paint, wit...

Painted bowl at This Art of Mine Studio in Maidstone

This Art of Mine Studio

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

This Art of Mine studio is in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside. The studio can seat up to 40 people and has plenty of space for everyone t...

Girls hula hooping at Under 1 Roof Kids in London

Under 1 Roof

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Under 1 Roof offers a unique urban oasis in the heart of South East London. There's an under 5's soft play area, a Children's Theatre, a Play Cafe, S...

Discover Children's Story Centre

Discover Children's Story Centre

  • Stratford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Discover Children's Story Centre is a magical place in Stratford, East London for children aged 0 to 11 to visit with their families and friends, or...

Staff at Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm

  • Stepney
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Stepney City Farm is a four-acre working farm and Rural Arts Centre in the heart of East London with lots of fun and friendly animals: cattle, chicke...

Sign at Mill Green Mill and Museum in Hatfield

Mill Green Mill and Museum

  • Hatfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Mill Green Mill and Museum is a fascinating place for children and adults. There has been a mill on our site for a thousand years, and we still work...

Woman painting crafts at Paint the Town in Enfield

Paint the Town

  • Enfield
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint the town whatever colour you like at Paint the Town studio. They have plenty of different pots, plates and clay creatures for budding artists t...

Girl painting at Broadway Studio & Gallery in Letchworth

Broadway Studio & Gallery

  • Letchworth
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Culture vultures, both young and old, will find loads to explore and astound at Broadway Studio & Gallery. The exhibitions are made up of a broad...

Entrance to Zebra Ceramics in Muswell Hill

Zebra Ceramics

  • Muswell Hill
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Zebra Ceramics in Muswell Hill is North London's most unique blend of a stylish and contemporary art studio and a high quality cafe combined with an...

Studio of CreArtIvity in Stotfold

CreArtIvity

  • Stotfold
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

CreArtIvity Cre-Art-Ivity is a fun place for all of the family to enjoy being creative and spend quality time together. We provide a bright and colou...

Studio of The Painted Pot in Barnet

The Painted Pot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Barnet
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Painted Pot Paint Your Own Ceramic Studio Cafe The Painted Pot offers fun activities such as pottery painting, foam clay, build a bear, decopatch...

Craft studio at Creativity Crazy in Finchley

Creativity Crazy

  • Finchley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint pots, cups and craft galore at Creative Crazy, an arts and craft studio located in the heart of Finchley. Let your kids creative side blossom a...

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