Welcome to Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town and just a short hop from Wivenhoe House. Attracting 4.5 million visitors a year, Colchester offers something for everyone.
Visit the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to see what inspired Constable. Take a trip to Mersea Island to sample 'Colchester Native' oysters. Or call in at firstsite, the stimulating visual arts facility, with contemporary art exhibitions including Escala; then relax in MUSA, the firstsite cafe restaurant.
There are high street and specialist shops to discover, culture to be enjoyed at The Mercury Theatre and the Arts Centre, and museums and castles aplenty. Families can enjoy the zoo and the railway museum, before returning to Wivenhoe House for rest and relaxation after a busy day. Yes, Colchester is so much more than just ancient history.
New Year’s Eve Casino
Make this New Year’s Eve a night to remember at Wivenhoe House