The latest news & offers from us here at Wivenhoe House
There are plenty of reasons you may be thinking of having a UK staycation next year, not least the fantastic weather during the summer of 2018.
Our Sommelier Lionel Lachasseigne is taking us back to his beautiful home region of Languedoc Roussillon for his next wine dinner on Saturday 9 February.
Trousers, skirts, ties and even wallpaper – tartan is everywhere. As you begin the search around the house for the outfit you put on once a year to celebrate Burns’ Night, here’s a brief history of this colourful check clothing, which may help jog your memory…
If your Christmas cake and pudding are now prepared and put away for the big day, what can you do next to give yourself more time to relax and enjoy the festive season when it gets underway?
We’re skipping ahead to 2019 to have a look at wedding trends with our Business Development Manager and wedding expert Melissa Neisler Dickinson.
Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked in France on the third Thursday every November with fireworks, music, festivals and reviews.
Our wonderful F&B Manager, Lionel Lachasseigne, was live on BBC Essex talking about what attracted him to Wivenhoe and why he loves it here
Wivenhoe Park has been named in the top ten in the UK in the Green Flag Award People’s Choice vote covering more than 1,500 parks and green spaces.
Please note that due to ongoing roadworks in Colchester, travel to and from Wivenhoe House may be interrupted. Here we have put together a handy guide to the latest information and some alternative routes
WHERE WE AREfind us, however you travel
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.
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.