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WIVENHOE HOUSE

country house hotel

Wivenhoe House is a beautiful 18th Century four-star hotel, near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester.

Based on the Suffolk, Essex border this hotel boasts a fantastic location, and there is plenty to see and explore in the local area. The hotel has a stylish brasserie offering a perfect combination of classic dishes and modern cuisine, in a relaxed, informal setting, and an outdoor terrace for dining alfresco on those balmy summer evenings.

The brasserie and bar is open every day for lunch and dinner, or if you fancy something a little more special, why not enjoy our impressive afternoon teas, available all week.

With luxury bedrooms suitable for families, to contemporary classic rooms perfect for a couple’s getaway, Wivenhoe House also offers incredible balcony rooms with views overlooking the breath-taking grounds and picturesque countryside.

If you are searching for the ultimate British staycation this year, look no further than Wivenhoe House Hotel and discover the wonders it has to offer.


What's new?

the latest from us
Real weddings at Wivenhoe House – Sarah & Ben

“I’d been to Wivenhoe House for work a few times and knew what a great place it is. I particularly love the architecture and that’s what first made me think of it as an option for our wedding. We didn’t get married until 4pm and I was annoyingly chilled all day. I had done all […]

Upcoming events

intriguing shows, talks and functions
Bank Holiday Soul Afternoon Tea with Irie J – £32.00pp

Monday 31 August 12 – 3 pm   Join us on August bank holiday Monday for an afternoon of Prosecco afternoon tea, and live music from the fantastic local soul singer, Irie J!     “After a quiet spell in the mid nineties Ira Jones relaunched his solo singing career as IrieJ. He discovered his […]

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OTHER EVENTS

Dinner with Dolly – POSTPONED

Friday 4 September 7-11 pm Join us for our Dolly-Tastic tribute night!   You will enjoy an evening...

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, 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 CO4 3FA.

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.