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Harwich The Mayflower

Celebrating the extraordinary maritime history of Harwich

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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Planning a Staycation in 2019?

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.

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Lionel & the Languedoc

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.

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Burns’ Night Celebration

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…

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Going gluten-free this Christmas?

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?

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2019 Wedding Trends

We’re skipping ahead to 2019 to have a look at wedding trends with our Business Development Manager and wedding expert Melissa Neisler Dickinson.

WHERE WE ARE

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.