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Your Evening Buffet

select from a range of delicious buffet menus

Ploughman’s buffet

  • a selection of breads
  • meats and cheeses
  • pickles and chutneys
  • celery, apple, coleslaw

Picnic buffet

  • bacon butties with sauces
  • Portobello garlic mushroom and goat’s cheese
  • salad bar with a selection of breads
  • a selection of cakes

Hog roast

  • award winning Suffolk hog
  • caramelised Granny Smith apple sauce
  • chef’s stuffing and crackling
  • ‘slaw, huffers and salad
  • vegetarian option

Additional £500. Available for a minimum of 80 guests.


Pop-up cheese shop

A special selection of British cheeses from one of the oldest and most prestigious cheesemongers in England. Available for a minimum of 50 guests.

Cost per additional evening guest for all of the above buffet menus: £17.50

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WHERE WE ARE

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 3SQ. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check before you leave.

*** please note from Thursday 20th November - Tuesday 2nd December from 8:00pm until 6:00am (week nights only) some necessary roadworks are being carried out on the A133, please do not follow signs to the University of Essex, when you approach the traffic lights at Knowledge Gateway turn right, continue straight through all barriers and roundabouts until you approach an illuminated bollard, turn left directly after this and the hotel will be located ahead of you ***

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.