August 2018 Newsletter

Latest news and offers from Wivenhoe House


Join us on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August to celebrate summer in style at our first Jazz Afternoon Tea. ‘Good Time Jazz’ will be strumming their musical stuff in our garden gazebo while you relax and enjoy our delicious afternoon tea, accompanied by a glass of Prosecco


Rejuvenate yourself at Wivenhoe House and don’t bust the budget by enjoying a sneaky overnight break on our summer dine and stay offer at just £89.50 per person sharing a room.


As many couples already know this beautiful park is an ideal setting for a romantic wedding and reception. Come and see for yourself at our next Wedding Open Morning on Sunday 16 September.


We’re hoping the fine weather will continue until at least Sunday September 9 when we are taking part in the annual nationwide Heritage Open Day event. Artists are invited to set up their easels in our beautiful grounds, that have just been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award for the second year running, and create their own images of the landscape made famous across the world in John Constable’s ‘Wivenhoe Park’.


Congratulations to all the Edge Hotel School students who have just graduated with a University of Essex degree. As always the reception at Wivenhoe House was a lovely occasion and a wonderful opportunity to hear how well they are all doing in the hospitality careers.


find us, however you travel
By car:

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.

Download our PDF Map

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.