Real weddings at Wivenhoe House – Sarah & Ben

“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 […]

Summer Staycation

Summer Packages Summer Staycation – From £146.00 per room! Why not escape this summer to Wivenhoe House Hotel! Near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester.  Spend the long evenings outside on our brasserie terrace with a glass of fizz in hand and enjoy exploring the beautiful Essex countryside […]

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Jam With Everything

Essex’s Tiptree Jam is famous all over the world and their fantastic farm, shop, museum and, of course, tea room, is a must when you visit Wivenhoe House. Just 15 miles away, the village of Tiptree has blossomed thanks to more than 130 years of jam-making on its doorstep. There are other Tiptree tea rooms […]

Devoted to Dedham

Art lovers are drawn to Dedham like bees to a honeypot but there is something for everyone to enjoy in this pretty village just on the edge of Essex and Suffolk. Set by the River Stour in the heart of John Constable country, a stroll through Dedham High Street is a walk back in time […]

Fresh air and fun at Felixstowe

Don your walking shoes before heading to Felixstowe, ‘The Garden Resort of East Anglia’, just 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House.   You can stay close to the town centre and stroll among the eight Grade II listed Seafront Gardens awarded the Green Flag and Green Heritage accreditation three years running. These beautiful landscaped and sumptuously […]

Celebrating the extraordinary maritime history of Harwich

Created by a storm surge in the 1100s, the port of Harwich continues to play an important part in our history as a seafaring nation. Currently the UK’s second busiest passenger ferry port, it is best known as the home of The Mayflower ship, which left England for the New World in 1620, with Harwich […]

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 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.