Hayman’s Gin Dinner

We are delighted to announce our first gin dinner in partnership with local distillery, Hayman’s

Start the evening with gin cocktails on the sunken lawn before heading into our beautiful Grade II listed main house. Next will be a selection of Hayman’s gin which have been expertly paired with our specially prepared menu.

This fantastic event will take place in the wonderful Signatures restaurant. There will be space for 35 tickets only so be sure to get yours before the event sells out.

Hayman’s Gin

‘We make award-winning English gin the original way, just as we always have. Our ginealogy dates back over 150 years, making us the only family of original English gin makers still distilling today.”

Sample Menu including gin tasting throughout

London dry gin cured mackerel, sweet pickled cucumber, citrus gel


Carpaccio of venison, parsnip crisp, juniper infused beetroot


Pink gin sherbet


Sloe roast rump of lamb, potato terrine, pea puree


Preserved lemon and gin baked salmon, brown shrimp butter


Negroni fruit jelly, ginger crumble, burnt orange


Four course dinner with Gin  – £65 per person

How to book

  • Call us on 01206 863666
  • email info@wivenhoehouse.co.uk


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.

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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.