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From afternoon tea to a 3 course meal


A serene place to plan, think and build


The perfect venue for your wedding day

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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.


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May 2014 Newsletter

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Employment law master class at Wivenhoe House

Half day master class on managing underperforming employees brought to you by Quantrills employment law and HR solicitors.

April 2014 Newsletter

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Bridal boutique

An intimate evening presenting you with the opportunity to gain expert advice and planning tips for your wedding.

UECS 2014 Winter Conference

Campus Services held their annual Winter Conference at Wivenhoe House.

Sommelier Wine Dinner

See images of our Wine Evening with in house sommelier Lionel Lachasseigne.


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.