Summer Staycation from £146 – No cancellation fee

Why not escape this Summer to Wivenhoe House Hotel.

Near to the pretty quayside village of Wivenhoe, and minutes from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester. Spend the long balmy evenings outside on our brasserie terrace with a glass of fizz in hand and enjoy exploring the beautiful Essex countryside and the wonders it has to offer, all on the doorstep of our country house hotel.

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What’s included

Overnight stay in one of our beautiful bedrooms

Full English breakfast the following morning

Bottle of chilled prosecco in your room

Cream tea for two in your room


From £146 per room (upgrades available at a supplement)

Children can be added to your package for an additional £15.00 per child

How to book

Please note due to the COVID-19 crisis we are now offering a no cancellation fee, so you can book in confidence!

Book online here

Call us on 01206 863 666


Available from 13th July – 30th September 2020 (upgrades available at a supplement)

Terms and conditions

Rate based on double occupancy in a Classic Room, upgrades available at a supplement, no single occupancy rate available; Please note that there is a £10 supplement on Saturdays for all room types; Available Monday through Saturday, from 13th July – 30th September 2020; Cream tea is: scones, jam, clotted cream and a selection of teas; Cream  tea is served between 12:00-4:00pm and must be pre-booked; Subject to availability, (exclusions apply).


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 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.