Our top 10 wedding Instagram pictures 2017

At Wivenhoe House we are lucky to share so many special days with our guests. We are also lucky to see some of the fantastic pictures shared after the event. This year we have decided to pick 10 of our favourite wedding pictures in no particular order. Enjoy!


Christmas Day Wines

Christmas Day lunch is all about the traditional turkey and all the trimmings, but what wines do you choose to turn the food into a feast?

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Children in Need Afternoon Tea

We had a fantastic time on Thursday 16 November when we welcomed BBC Essex to our Children In Need fund-raising afternoon tea.

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Let’s talk cakes!

On the Wivenhoe House list of best jobs in the world, number one is wedding cake creator, as long as you get to taste the product!


Charity of the month selected

Wivenhoe House employee of the month Craig Preece, has chosen Colchester and Tendring Women’s Refuge as his charity.

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Room to Reward

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the Rooms to Reward scheme.

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Brasserie refurbishment and new menu

We are excited to announce that the brasserie bar and restaurant at Wivenhoe House will be closing for refurbishment at the end of October and will re-open on  Monday 6 November. During this period we will still be open with the restaurant relocating upstairs to the Main House.

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September 2017 Newsletter

Romance on a Sunday Following the success of our last wedding open morning, we are delighted to invite all brides and grooms to our next event on Sunday 17 September.


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

Download our PDF Map

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.