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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?

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Invisible Chips for Hospitality Action

Invisible Chips are a simple way for you to help the people in hospitality whose livelihoods are disappearing. The team at Wivenhoe House would be so grateful for any donations.   View our menu below, 0% fat, 100% charity… Buy your ‘chips’ here, also available to buy in our restaurant! Thank you for your support! […]

Upcoming events

intriguing shows, talks and functions
Dinner with Dolly – £45.00 per person

Friday 19th March 2021 7-11 pm Join us for our Dolly-Tastic tribute night!   You will enjoy an evening full of Dolly classics, performed by the spectacular and well renowned Kelly O’Brien! Included: Two course Meal Arrival Drink Incredible tribute act from Dolly! A bit about Kelly  “I have been performing as Dolly Parton since […]

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Autumn Escape 5% off

Why not escape this Autumn to the beautiful Wivenhoe House Hotel? Spend the shorter evenings lounging in our...

OTHER EVENTS

WHERE WE ARE

find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here 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 our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our will be able to assist 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.