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The latest news and events at Wivenhoe House

The June 2014 newsletter included details on our Christmas and New Year 2014 offering, including Christmas party nights; in addition to our latest events.

Blues Tribute night

Friday 12 September

Start the weekend early at our Blues Brothers’ Tribute night with two course meal on Friday 12 September.
Early bird ticket price offer available online. For more information and to book: see the Blues Brother Tribute Night


Barbecue Fridays

Every Friday, 5.00 - 7.30 pm

With midsummer nearly upon us, it’s time to make the most of the long evenings and the lazy weekends. Wivenhoe House is celebrating the summer season with a series of barbecues running every Friday, starting just after work, to give you the chance to unwind with friends, colleagues and family. There are garden games for the children and plenty of outdoor space for relaxing at the end of a busy week.

No booking necessary!
For more information: see our Friday Feeling Barbecue


Christmas and New Year

We are delighted to announce that our Christmas and New Year 2014 menus and events are now on our website.

For information: 

Christmas and New Year at Wivenhoe House 2014

Christmas 2014 brochures:

Download our Christmas party brochure.
Download our Christmas and New Year brochure.

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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.