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:

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.