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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 […]

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.

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.

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…

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?

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.

Lionel Live on the BBC

Our wonderful F&B Manager, Lionel Lachasseigne, was live on BBC Essex talking about what attracted him to Wivenhoe and why he loves it here

WHERE WE ARE

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.