the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House


Lionel’s dream menu comes to life

Lionel Lachasseigne, the wonderful Sommelier at Wivenhoe House, has put together his own four course menu now on offer in the brasserie, alongside the regular menu, for diners in the restaurant looking for something extra special. Menu de Lionel is a four course feast of food, which begins with a celebratory Kir Royal to get […]

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Wivenhoe House is a shining four star

Wivenhoe House Hotel, home of the Edge Hotel School has maintained its AA four star rating and increased its merit score to 84 per cent, the maximum score for a four-star property.


Water Water

Guests at Wivenhoe House are now enjoying complimentary still or sparkling water, thanks to a partnership with Thoreau Water, which is also benefitting the environment.

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Snow Day

We are open today, Wednesday 28 February as normal but with a smaller team than usual. The phones are busy so if you cannot get through then please email us on and we will get back to you as soon as possible.  

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Wivenhoe House is on trend

As the trend for investing in personal experiences over consumer goods continues to grow, general manager of Wivenhoe House hotel Oliver Brown is reporting continued success for the four-star luxury hotel just outside Colchester.


Essex Big Weekend 2018

For one weekend during English Tourism Week 2018, Visit Essex are giving Essex residents the chance to enjoy an amazing day out in their county for free!


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

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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.