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April 2016 Newsletter

Latest news and offers from Wivenhoe House Hotel in Colchester, Essex

Sunday Offers from £29.50

We have two fantastic Sunday offers including lunch in the brasserie or an overnight stay including dinner, bed and breakfast

‘Constable’ artist appointed

Acclaimed contemporary artist Kate Bright has been chosen to complete Wivenhoe House hotel’s landscape commission, celebrating 200 years since John Constable painted Wivenhoe Park.

Easter 2016 at Wivenhoe House

Easter is here and there are many eggcelent events happening around Colchester over the Easter weekend and half term to celebrate.

Andy Warhol comes to Colchester

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was one of the most influential artists to emerge in the 20th century. In collaboration with ARTIST ROOMS and for the first time in Colchester, this exhibition brings together some of the artist’s most notable drawings, silkscreen paintings, photographs, films, posters, prints and installations.

Planning a Christening

Bringing together friends and relatives for a naming ceremony or Christening party can be a great deal of fun but with the possibility of guests of all ages, it’s worth thinking about the sort of space you require.

March 2016 Newsletter

Easter makes an early appearance this year on Sunday 27 March. Wivenhoe House will be pulling out all the stops on our fabulous roast dinners and of course our afternoon tea will be Eggstra special that weekend.

High Tea Top Tips

In the spirit of our upcoming Event “High Tea at the House”, we thought to share the top tips for making the best cup of tea.

Family first for Wivenhoe House

Young budding artists flocked to the first University of Essex Arts Education Outreach family day to be held at Wivenhoe House.

University of Essex Graduation 2016

Located a 2 minute walk from the ceremonies Wivenhoe House is the ideal location fo relatives to stay, with lunch in the brasserie or Afternoon Tea


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.