the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House

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June 2018 Newsletter

We’re putting on the Sparkle With the nation still celebrating the stunning Royal Wedding we are looking forward to our next wedding open morning on Sunday 24 June.   There’s a glass of bubbly for every guest to enjoy as they tour our beautiful hotel which will be decorated fit for any princess, or duchess! Glittering […]


Plastic Patrol

Wivenhoe House has launched a plastic patrol made up of staff and Edge Hotel School students to work towards eliminating single use plastic around the hotel.


Tea & Tour of the house

Wivenhoe House’s fascinating history, stretching back nearly 260 years, will be explored at what promises to be an entertaining afternoon tea and tour on Wednesday 13 June.


Wivenhoe Film Festival

This year we are proud to be supporting the Wivenhoe Film Festival. Taking place between 20th and 29th April the festival will showcase ten films that are documentaries or true stories and all will be free to enter.

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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.


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.