Brilliantly British Staycation – No cancellation fee

Wivenhoe House offers the ideal base to explore both Essex and Suffolk and with this break you will have enough time to visit a few of the little villages in both counties.

 Sea, shopping and sightseeing are all within easy reach of Colchester, and Wivenhoe House is ideally located for a relaxing getaway. Whether you are a couple searching for a romantic break or a family seeking an ultimate adventure, we have something to offer.

Explore what to do in the local area here


What’s included

Stay a minimum of 3 nights and receive:

– 5% off our Best Available Bed and Breakfast Rate

– A bottle of house wine

– Stay 4 nights and enjoy a complimentary 3 course dinner for two!

Contact us for pricing and further information (upgrades available at a supplement)


Book now

Call us on 01206 863 666

Book online here


Available from 17th May until  31st October 2021


Terms and conditions

Minimum three night stay; Complimentary three course dinner for 2x adults only, when staying for four nights; Each person dinning must choose from the available menus, sharing not permitted; Available from 17th May 2021 until 31 October 2021; Excluding key dates; Subject to availability.


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.