Bring a bottle

If you’d rather splash your cash on a great meal out rather than on the wine head to Wivenhoe House.


100 Voices, 100 Years – The 2018 Roman River Festival

As part of The 2018 Roman River Festival, one of the world’s foremost choral leaders, Dominic Ellis-Peckham, will conduct the Band of the Parachute Regiment (based in Colchester’s Merville Barracks), the Colchester Military Wives Choir, young brass players, the Roman River Come & Sing! Choir, the 100 years’ choir and primary school pupils in the […]


Green Flag Award 2018

Wivenhoe Park, home to Wivenhoe House hotel, has been given a prestigious Green Flag Award for the second year running.


July Newsletter

THE HEAT IS ON To get everything organised for Christmas!  Here at Wivenhoe House we have chosen our party theme, selected our Christmas crackers and finalised the menus. All the details of our celebrations are now available. We’re heading to the North Pole with our Arctic theme party nights, some of which have already been […]


Summer Staycation

Well the football may not have lived up to the halycon days of 1966 but this glorious summer weather is definitely worth coming home to.

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June 2018 Newsletter

We’re putting on the Sparkle With the nation still celebrating the stunning Royal Wedding we are looking forward to our next wedding open morning on Sunday 24 June.   There’s a glass of bubbly for every guest to enjoy as they tour our beautiful hotel which will be decorated fit for any princess, or duchess! Glittering […]


Plastic Patrol

Wivenhoe House has launched a plastic patrol made up of staff and Edge Hotel School students to work towards eliminating single use plastic around the hotel.


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.