The Garden Suite

an ideal space for meetings and events for up to 120 guests

The Garden Suite

***Update, due to Covid19 restrictions, we can accommodate up to a maximum of 30 delegates only, in a socially distanced layout***

The Garden Suite is made up of three rooms with removable partitioned walls. From each room there is access to a private courtyard, which can be used throughout your event. The glass doors and windows overlooking the courtyard make the Garden Suite a light and airy place to work and learn.

Please download our floorplan as a guide of maximum guest capacity for each meeting room.

Room hire rates

LocationFull day hire
(8hrs max)
Half day hire
(4hrs max)
One Garden Suite room£275£175
Full Garden Suite£550£350

Room hire rates are based on Monday – Thursday and are only chargeable when not part of a delegate package. University, Government and late availability discounted rates available on request.

External buffet menus

Please contact our events team to discuss your requirements.

Key features

  • flexibility of room layouts
  • three flat screen televisions for any audio-visual requirements
  • refreshments and lunch can be served within the Garden Suite or an alternative breakout room can be provided
  • built in bar


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.