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The Cunobeline

The Cunobeline

Cunobeline, otherwise known as Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, was the King of the Romans and gold coins dating from his reign, lasting from about AD5 to AD40, can be seen in Colchester Castle Museum.

Attractively presented double room in the main house offers queen sized bed and spacious ensuite with shower.

Key features

  • Main house
  • East wing
  • Seating area for two people
  • Standard Double

Afternoon tea and the brasserie
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  • Main house
  • East wing
  • Seating area for two people


Don't miss the opportunity to treat yourself to a feast for all the senses.

Our brasserie restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For a special occasion, book a private dining experience in our restaurant Signatures.


Add a touch of glamour and sparkle to your stay at Wivenhoe House.

We hold a range of events from tribute nights, to cabaret magic acts, culinary master classes, wine tasting dinners and balls. Find out more on our events page.


Relax and enjoy the delights of an afternoon tea in our luxurious lounges.

Our afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, delicious cakes and pastries and a selection of teas and coffees.


Find out what's on in Colchester when staying at Wivenhoe House.

The historic town of Colchester is full of things to see and do, from a 1,000 year old castle, to art galleries and the famous Colchester Zoo.


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

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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.