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Chef’s Table

Join us this coming World Food Day, on the 16th October, for our first Chef’s Table at Wivenhoe House in collaboration with the Edge Hotel School. Our very own Chefs and students at the Edge Hotel School have created an evening of live cooking performance, travelling through a variety of ingredients in celebration of World […]

Vegan and Vegetarian Night

Join us on Monday 7 October for our brand new vegan and vegetarian nights! Our chefs have designed a delicious 4-course menu full of amazing plant based and vegetarian dishes. Tickets are £35.00 per person for 4 courses, including a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Click here to view the sample menu. To book please […]

Autumn Afternoon Tea

Join us for our Autumn Afternoon Tea. Available from 5th October to 27th November. £19.50 per person. View the menu here. To book please call us on 01206 6863666 or email events@wivenhoehouse.co.uk

Heritage Afternoon Tea & Tour

SOLD OUT Join us for a delicious afternoon tea served in the Grade II listed main house and then embark on a  historical  tour of our beautiful building and grounds led by an expert local guide. A brief history Set in the grounds of Wivenhoe Park the hotel and surroundings were immortalised in canvas by […]

Inspiration Wedding Open Morning

Sunday 1st September  10am – 1pm  If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Sunday 1st September 10am -1pm. Come and view the venue at your leisure with no pressure or obligation. Our friendly wedding planners will also be on […]

August Bank Holiday Jazz Afternoon Tea

On Monday 26th August 12-3, our  ever popular Jazz afternoon tea returns once again this August Bank Holiday. Served Al Fresco on our sunken lawn, whilst the melodies of Good Times Jazz play 1920/30’s jazz in the gazebo £32pp to include afternoon tea, 1 glass of bubbly per person and live jazz music. This event […]

Teddy Bear Picnic

In memory of all baby angels, we are supporting an external organiser to host the 2nd  Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Wivenhoe House on Sunday 18th August 10:30am – 3:30pm to raise money for the incredible Charity 4Louis. The event will be a fun filled day for all the family including, kids entertainment, dance performances, live […]

Black Adder Dinner

Blackadder Comedy Dinner Show

The Blackadder Comedy Dinner Show on Friday 16th August from 7:00pm  is an interactive entertainment experience where our Wivenhoe House audience will dine at Lord Blackadder’s house for the night. Enjoying fine dining and sidesplitting funny live entertainment.

Moët Champagne Dinner

Drinks reception on the sunken lawn  followed by five course gourmet meal with Champagne tasting led by an expert from Moët Hennessy


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.