the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House

Food, glorious food

The history in Essex spans more than just the landscape, it is also predominant in the food and wine produced throughout the county.

Beach huts

Enjoy summer out of the city

This summer head to North Essex, for an alternative to the busyness of the city and enjoy the diverse range of activities on offer.

A Night for Nepal

Nepal14 has decided to host A Night for Nepaland have recruited the help of the Edge Hotel School, and three of the country’s leading female chefs. The dinner will be accompanied by an auction and raffle.

‘Constable’ artist appointed

Acclaimed contemporary artist Kate Bright has been chosen to complete Wivenhoe House hotel’s landscape commission, celebrating 200 years since John Constable painted Wivenhoe Park.

Easter 2016 at Wivenhoe House

Easter is here and there are many eggcelent events happening around Colchester over the Easter weekend and half term to celebrate.

Fate, Love and Legends

The renowned University of Essex choir will be performing just five minutes’ walk from Wivenhoe House


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.