March 2019 Newsletter

Greet the Spring at Wivenhoe House, as the nights grow shorter and the flowers are in bud, there’s no better time to sneak in a Spring break at Wivenhoe House.

Book a classic room for just £150 for two people, including a bottle of Prosecco and a £25 credit to use per room in Wivenhoe House, Sunday through to Friday night, with a half-price room upgrade available. It’s just £20 more on Saturday nights.

Stay from just £75 per person including:

Bottle of bubbly on arrival

Overnight stay in one of our beautiful rooms

Full English breakfast

A generous £25 hotel credit

Discounts when upgrading rooms

Wivenhoe House is the perfect place for a Spring break with our beautiful location being a stone’s throw away from Britain’s oldest recorded town and just one hour from London.


Our Sommelier Lionel Lachasseigne reveals the new love in his life – English wine – at our next wine dinner on Friday 5 April. He’s uncovered some real palate pleasers to enjoy over a seasonal English five-course menu.


Our first wedding open evening of 2019 is on Thursday 18 April. Experience the beauty of how your wedding day could look in our beautiful hotel. Our drawing room will be dressed for a civil ceremony and our garden suite will be decorated in style.


If you enjoyed Hugh Jackman at The Brits make a date for our ‘Greatest Showman’ cabaret evening on Friday 26 April. We can’t promise the great man himself but we can guarantee superb food and entertainment.


We’re dusting off our deckchairs ready for our outdoor screening on Thursday 23 May of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Make a date with some friends and enjoy this fantastic musical under the stars.



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.