Social Sunday Family Fun Day

Kick back and relax at the first ever Wivenhoe House Social Sunday on 7 July, starting from 12 noon – 3 pm. We’re turning our beautiful grounds over to fun and games to raise money for Hospitality Action, the charity for workers in the hospitality industry, and everyone is welcome.Social Sunday

Your ticket will include automatic entry to a raffle with the chance to win great prizes,  all proceeds will be donated to a brilliant cause, Hospitality Action.


  • £5 per adult
  • £3 per child

Items included in the ticket price:

  • Entry
  • One raffle with a selection of  great prizes
  • Use of our giant garden games
  • Essex Sport will be providing a selection fun sporting games
  • The Wivenhoe House Team will be  providing musical entertainment

Payable items:

  • BBQ
  • Face painting
  • Nostalgic games
  • Additional raffle tickets
  • Afternoon tea – must be pre booked here 
  • Brasserie and Alfresco dining – must be pre booked here 

How to Book

Book online through Eventbrite or book directly from Wivenhoe House with no commission.


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.

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.