The Drawing Room

effortlessly elegant and simply striking, with three window bays offering spectacular views over the parkland

The Drawing Room

Effortlessly elegant and simply striking, with three window bays offering spectacular views over the parkland.

The Drawing Room is traditionally used for the wedding ceremony due to its splendour. The room is light and airy, with three window bays overlooking the parkland. The impressive fireplace and period features make it the perfect setting to say your vows.

The terrace leading to the sunken garden makes The Drawing Room ideal for drinks receptions in summer months.

360 tour

Take a 360 degree, 3d tour of Signatures, the Drawing room and the Gazebo.

Key features

  • accommodates up to 80 guests
  • three window bays overlooking parkland
  • access to a garden courtyard.


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.

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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.