let us take the hard work out of your event freeing you to enjoy and relax with your guests


celebrate in style at Wivenhoe House

Wivenhoe House is a memorable venue for your special celebration or event in Essex.

Explore our elegant rooms and select the space that will best complement your event. We have a range of options from which you can choose including evening reception, afternoon tea and sit down dinner.

Our dedicated events team will work with you closely to create the celebration you desire, whether it is an intimate anniversary or a special birthday party; our professional team will be with you every step of the way.

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speak with our dedicated events team


To find out more about holding an event at Wivenhoe House please get in touch with our dedicated events management team who will be able to assist with any enquiries you may have.

Contact the team by calling 01206 878450 or by emailing



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 CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

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.