“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 […]
Saturday 1st February 2020 10am – 1pm If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning. Come and view the venue at your leisure with no pressure or obligation. Our friendly wedding planners will also be on hand throughout the day to […]
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.”
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 […]
Wondered what a wedding at Wivenhoe House is really like? Meet Emma and Barry who enjoyed a fantastic day here when they celebrated their nuptials.
We’re skipping ahead to 2019 to have a look at wedding trends with our Business Development Manager and wedding expert Melissa Neisler Dickinson.
Need some help setting the perfect tone for your big day? We’ve pulled together some handy tips from some of the key professionals involved in organising weddings at Wivenhoe House.
Wivenhoe House has been shortlisted in the Essex Wedding Awards 2016. Our hotel is among the finalists in the Wedding Venue of the Year Heritage category, highlighting our Grade II listed main house, beautiful grounds and of course our fantastic team. General manager Oliver Brown said: “Congratulations to the team. Every wedding, large or small, […]
Sunday 1st September 10am – 1pm If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Sunday 1st September 10am -1pm. Come and view the venue at your leisure with no pressure or obligation. Our friendly wedding planners will also be on […]
If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Winter Wedding Open Evening on Thursday 28th November 6pm – 8:30pm. Come and view the venue at your leisure with no pressure or obligation. Our friendly wedding planners will also be on hand throughout the evening […]
WHERE WE AREfind us, however you travel
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
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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.