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UPCOMING EVENTS

SUMMER 2015

Rooms

stay in an intriguingly different hotel

Set in tranquil parkland, every bedroom at Wivenhoe House offers superior comfort and the latest technology.

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Dining

taste our award winning menus

Enjoy afternoon tea in the luxurious lounges, or the culinary delights of the brasserie using best of British produce.

our menus

Business

feel lifted, energised and inspired

A variety of packages which can be tailored to suit any needs. Our dedicated events team is always on hand to support your event.

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WEDDINGS

the perfect venue for your wedding day

We only hold one wedding a day promising you the undivided attention of our dedicated wedding team.

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EVENTS

Our calendar of events means there is always something happening at Wivenhoe House.

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Wivenhoe House

intriguingly different

Welcome to Wivenhoe House, Colchester’s four-star luxury hotel. Surrounded by glorious parkland, yet only minutes from Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, Wivenhoe House combines the romance and charm of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house with all the comforts of contemporary living.

The hotel extends this philosophy to its food, offering a modern, award-winning brasserie open every day and an impressive traditional afternoon tea served in our elegant lounges in the main house. 

Wivenhoe House continues to play its part in shaping history, as the home of the pioneering Edge Hotel School where dedicated undergraduates work towards a respected degree in hotel management. In a unique concept for the United Kingdom, future leaders in hospitality have the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled professional staff in a four-star luxury hotel while pursuing the academic side of their intensive course.

Wivenhoe House is committed to ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable experience and to giving the rest of the world hotel management at its very best.

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What's new?

the latest from us

Vintage Performance by Colchester Hotelier

Wivenhoe House General Manager part of team that went back to the floor to raise 50K for Hospitality Action

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April 2015 Newsletter

The latest news and offers from Wivenhoe House hotel

Easter 2015 at Wivenhoe House

There is plenty to do this Easter weekend at Wivenhoe House and in the surrounding Colchester Area

What to do in Harwich

If you are catching a ferry or taking a cruise be sure to stop by Wivenhoe House on the way

Upcoming events

intriguing shows, talks and functions

Sommelier Dinner May 2015

Friday 29 May 2015

SOLD OUT - Five course dinner with Wine from around the World

Other events

Wedding Open Evening

Thursday 04 June 2015

For one night we open the doors to our beautiful 18th century manor house

Father's Day

Sunday 21 June 2015

Enjoy an award winning three course Sunday meal in the contemporary brasserie, or book a table for afternoon tea.

Midsummer Murder Mystery

Friday 26 June 2015

Join Johnny Rich, the famous film producer, for the launch of his latest blockbuster movie "Starry Nights"

WHERE WE ARE

find us, however you travel

By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

Sat Nav: CO4 3WA. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check before you leave.
 

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.