Christmas and New Year 2019

celebrate the festive season in style at Wivenhoe House


celebrate in four star luxury

Christmas is a special time of year for intimate family occasions, in addition to catching up and celebrating with colleagues. Let us take the stress out of your planning this year, while you sit back and relax in four star luxury.

The award winning brasserie at Wivenhoe House will be open throughout December offering a delicious three course menu for your festive celebrations. The only exceptions will be Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve for which our expert chefs have prepared some extra special menus to truly treat your taste buds.

For Christmas party celebrations for larger groups, you can choose a celebration in our restaurant or a private function with a choice of DJ or live music in addition to a delicious three course menu.

To truly take the pressure off during the festive period, why not consider one of our Christmas or New Year two night break offers.

Don’t forget to book a table for our renowned festive afternoon tea, available throughout December.

Download our 2019 Christmas Brochure here.


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.