Wivenhoe House provides an unbeatable setting for a summer party or special occasion – our Gazebo on the Sunken Lawn is ideal for live music, and the terrace has fantastic views overlooking acres of historic parkland.
Our summer packages can include hire of the sunken lawn & terrace, historic lounges or the modern Garden suite. Food and drink will be created by our excellent in-house chefs and bar tenders.
Choose from a summer BBQ to stylish canapés, finger food or a complete bespoke menu, with a variety of drinks available to keep guests refreshed throughout the event, let the Pimm’s and Prosecco flow freely!
The option to also have a Giant Hat Tipi, Sail Cloth or full marquee means that you can guarantee that you and your guests will be able to make the most of this stunning venue. We can also arrange the finer details such as musicians, acts and décor to ensure your event is just perfect.
So, join us soon at Wivenhoe House Hotel and kick start your summer in the right way!
For further information please contact our events team on
WHERE WE AREfind us, however you travel
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.
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.
Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.