the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House

Summer Staycation – No cancellation fee

Enjoy a summer staycation this year in the heart of Constable County. Near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester. Spend the long balmy evenings outside on our brasserie terrace and enjoy exploring the beautiful Essex countryside and the wonders it has to offer, all on the doorstep […]

2021 Wedding Offers

Our current selection of wedding offers at Wivenhoe House for 2020 and beyond.

Invisible Chips for Hospitality Action

Invisible Chips are a simple way for you to help the people in hospitality whose livelihoods are disappearing. The team at Wivenhoe House would be so grateful for any donations.   View our menu below, 0% fat, 100% charity… Buy your ‘chips’ here, also available to buy in our restaurant! Thank you for your support! […]

Fawlty Towers Comedy Dinner Show – £45.00 per person

Friday 8th April 2022 7 – 10 pm This comedy dinner show is a must for fans of the classic British sitcom! Menu TBC Tickets £45.00 per person, including three course dinner and comedy dinner show To book Call us, 01206 878450 (office hours Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm) Or Email,

Ladies Night – Tribute, Drag Act and Disco – £45.00 per person

Friday 20th May 2022 7 – 11 pm Brand NEW for 2022 you can join us for a very special night for the Ladies to include, Drag act, Robbie Williams tribute act, disco and dancing! Includes welcome cocktail, 2 course meal, tribute and drag act and disco Menu TBC Tickets £45.00 per person, includes cocktail, […]

Real weddings at Wivenhoe House – Sarah & Ben

“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 […]

Summer Staycation

Summer Packages Summer Staycation – From £146.00 per room! Why not escape this summer to Wivenhoe House Hotel! Near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester.  Spend the long evenings outside on our brasserie terrace with a glass of fizz in hand and enjoy exploring the beautiful Essex countryside […]

Real weddings

Real weddings at Wivenhoe House – Claire & Darron

Tea for two at Mistley Place Park sealed the deal for Claire who was delighted to say yes when her boyfriend Darron popped the question over a cuppa. “It was a beautiful evening”, said Claire, “and I’ll never forget it.”

Wivenhoe house behind tree

September 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter Chef’s Table In partership with the Edge Hotel School  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 […]


find us, however you travel
By car:

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.

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.