Christmas and new year 2018

Party nights, Christmas lunches, festive breaks and New Years eve disco, it is all happening at Wivenhoe House this festive season

Wivenhoe House is the perfect place to celebrate, relax and enjoy this festive season. Click on one of our links below to find our more about what is happening

Christmas Parties

The Garden Suite


  • Three course dinner in themed party night setting – from £44.50 per person
  • Three course lunch from the Christmas party menu in a private room – £29.95 per person
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The brasserie

Festive Afternoon tea


  • Traditional festive themed afternoon tea served from 1 December
  • £25.50 per person
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Christmas Day 

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner 

  • Six course dinner and disco in our themed Garden Suite
  • £110 per person
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Boxing Day Jazz Dinner

New Year’s Eve Surf n Turf

  • Three course Surf N Turf menu starting with an impressive buffet
  • Glass of Prosecco on arrival
  • £45 per person

Bottomless Prosecco Lunch


  • Three course festive menu
  • Bottomless Prosecco
  • £29.95 per person
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Christmas gift vouchers

  • Choose from an overnight stay, afternoon tea or monetary gift – perfect as a stocking filler
  • Buy now

How to  book


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.