“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 […]
We’ve missed you… Our beautiful hotel has been closed for almost two months, with not a guest in sight. Although our doors have been closed, the team here at the hotel have been busy behind the scenes thinking of new, innovative ways we can re-open when it is safe to do so and operate […]
If you work in the wonderful hospitality industry in the UK, or used to, Hospitality Action is there for you.
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.”
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 […]
2020 is a bumper year for magical wedding dates, but what about welcoming in the new decade by celebrating your nuptials? As a one-off special event at Wivenhoe House we are offering the opportunity to have your wedding here on 31 December 2019 in our beautiful Drawing Room and Signatures Room in the main […]
Welcome to Bev Blundon, who has joined the Wivenhoe House team as Head of Housekeeping.
If there’s something to celebrate, what’s better than a bottle of fine French Champagne? And we’ll be getting through quite a few at our Champagne dinner on Saturday 13 July. We’re partnering with that renowned house Moet and Chandon for this special evening which comes as Moet celebrates 150 years of Moet Imperial. In 1869 […]
Essex’s Tiptree Jam is famous all over the world and their fantastic farm, shop, museum and, of course, tea room, is a must when you visit Wivenhoe House. Just 15 miles away, the village of Tiptree has blossomed thanks to more than 130 years of jam-making on its doorstep. There are other Tiptree tea rooms […]
Art lovers are drawn to Dedham like bees to a honeypot but there is something for everyone to enjoy in this pretty village just on the edge of Essex and Suffolk. Set by the River Stour in the heart of John Constable country, a stroll through Dedham High Street is a walk back in time […]
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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 CO4 3FA.
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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.
Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.