“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 […]
If you work in the wonderful hospitality industry in the UK, or used to, Hospitality Action is there for you.
Welcome to Bev Blundon, who has joined the Wivenhoe House team as Head of Housekeeping.
Essex’s Tiptree Jam is famous all over the world and their fantastic farm, shop, museum and, of course, tea room, is a must when you visit Wivenhoe House. Just 15 miles away, the village of Tiptree has blossomed thanks to more than 130 years of jam-making on its doorstep. There are other Tiptree tea rooms […]
Art lovers are drawn to Dedham like bees to a honeypot but there is something for everyone to enjoy in this pretty village just on the edge of Essex and Suffolk. Set by the River Stour in the heart of John Constable country, a stroll through Dedham High Street is a walk back in time […]
Don your walking shoes before heading to Felixstowe, ‘The Garden Resort of East Anglia’, just 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House. You can stay close to the town centre and stroll among the eight Grade II listed Seafront Gardens awarded the Green Flag and Green Heritage accreditation three years running. These beautiful landscaped and sumptuously […]
Edge Hotel School Lunch Club at Wivenhoe House. Experience a menu designed by, cooked by and served by hospitality students from the Edge Hotel School, in the Brasserie at Wivenhoe House. View our brand new £15 lunch menu here. Working alongside Head Chef Simon Morris and his team the students will prepare classic dishes such as […]
As we prepare to host our first English wine dinner at Wivenhoe House, our host and Restaurant Manager Lionel Lachasseigne recalls that his introduction to the fine art of English dining was at a top London restaurant where no French was allowed on the menu. Lionel, who came to the UK from France, was working […]
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Created by a storm surge in the 1100s, the port of Harwich continues to play an important part in our history as a seafaring nation. Currently the UK’s second busiest passenger ferry port, it is best known as the home of The Mayflower ship, which left England for the New World in 1620, with Harwich […]
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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
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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.
Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.