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the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House


Stay in an intriguingly different hotel


From afternoon tea to a 3 course meal


A serene place to plan, think and build


The perfect venue for your wedding day

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

What to do in Constable Country

Use Wivenhoe House as the base to explore this area of outstanding natural beauty

March 2015 Newsletter

Find out about the latest news, offers and events at Wivenhoe House.

Weekends in Colchester

Weekends and short breaks were created for places like Colchester.

Top housekeepers visit Wivenhoe House

Housekeeping is much more than toilet brushes and bed making, it’s the heart of any hotel

Best family friendly restaurant award

We were thrilled to be selected as the winners of the 2014 Essex Tourism and Hospitality Best Family Friendly Restaurant award.

Laurent Perrier Champagne Tasting Dinner

How did it go? Find out about our latest event with video produced by graduate of the Edge Hotel School.

Edge Hotel School features on Look East

Watch the latest piece of action at Wivenhoe House.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Find out more about our Mad Hatter's Tea Party event that took place in June 2014.

Retirement Party

General Manager of University of Essex Day Nursery hosts retirement party at Wivenhoe House.


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.