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Select your view: past events upcoming

Dan Pearson Talk

Renowned garden designer and Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winner, Dan Pearson will be visiting Beth Chatto Gardens on 30th June. Dan has been heavily influenced by Beth’s work and includes quotes from her in his new book, Natural Selection.

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Fish Friday

Join us on Friday 7 July for our next Fish Friday. Start with a glass of fizz on arrival before helping yourself to our extensive seafood buffet to start.  


Wedding Open Morning

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


Hayman’s Gin Dinner

We are delighted to announce our first gin dinner in partnership with local distillery, Hayman’s

Black Tie and Wellies-On Ball

Black Tie and Wellies-On Ball

The annual black tie & wellies-on summer ball will be held  at Wivenhoe House raising funds for the Wellies-On Community Interest Company. Who are Wellies-On? Wellies on is a 40 acre care farm based in Abberton just outside of Colchester in the heart of the Essex countryside. A care farm, that brings together the care […]


Art and Wine Dinner

Join us for an evening of fine dining, fine wine and fine art as expert from the Munnings Art Museum talks us through one of East Anglia’s prolific painters.

Wivenhoe House cake

Wedding Showcase

Meet our dedicated wedding planners and recommended local suppliers to help plan your special day. Our magnificent venue will also be open for tours and dressed for a wedding

Liquor Whisky Alcohol Beverage Booze Drink

Drams & Tales Whisky Dinner

This November we are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our first ever Whisky dinner


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, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 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.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

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.