NEWS

the latest offers, news and events at Wivenhoe House



October Half Term

The misty mornings are a reminder that October half-term is around the corner. And, if you are organising a staycation, base yourself at Wivenhoe House hotel to explore Colchester where there is plenty planned for all the family.

Bring a bottle

If you’d rather splash your cash on a great meal out rather than on the wine head to Wivenhoe House.

100 Voices, 100 Years – The 2018 Roman River Festival

As part of The 2018 Roman River Festival, one of the world’s foremost choral leaders, Dominic Ellis-Peckham, will conduct the Band of the Parachute Regiment (based in Colchester’s Merville Barracks), the Colchester Military Wives Choir, young brass players, the Roman River Come & Sing! Choir, the 100 years’ choir and primary school pupils in the […]

Green Flag Award 2018

Wivenhoe Park, home to Wivenhoe House hotel, has been given a prestigious Green Flag Award for the second year running.

July Newsletter

THE HEAT IS ON To get everything organised for Christmas!  Here at Wivenhoe House we have chosen our party theme, selected our Christmas crackers and finalised the menus. All the details of our celebrations are now available. We’re heading to the North Pole with our Arctic theme party nights, some of which have already been […]

Summer Staycation

Well the football may not have lived up to the halycon days of 1966 but this glorious summer weather is definitely worth coming home to.

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.

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 team 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.