Weddings at Wivenhoe House are everything you’d expect and more. Our stunning 18th Century, Country House Hotel makes the perfect backdrop for your wedding and is set in the most idyllic of locations.
With sweeping staircases, elegant rooms and surrounded by beautiful Essex parkland, our venue is nothing far from spectacular.
Licensed for civil ceremonies, we also have an outdoor Gazebo, overlooking our breathtaking grounds, so you can wed surrounded by nature and tranquility.
Here at Wivenhoe we have put a twist on tradition and fused the main house with a Garden Wing, which sits alongside the meticulously renovated historic house and offers a more modern experience.
Our team of dedicated wedding coordinators and aspiring managers, will go above and beyond, and will take care of every detail to ensure you have the most perfect day. We also believe that your special day should not be shared, so we hold one wedding per day, promising you the undivided attention of our professional wedding team.
In this most historic of settings in Essex, this is your chance to write the next chapter in the history of this unique and magnificent country house wedding venue.
Main photo courtesy of Jasmine Jade Photography, www.jasminejadephotography.co.uk
If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Thursday 28th November 6pm-8pm.
Come and view the venue at your leisure with no pressure or obligation. Our friendly wedding planners will also be on hand throughout the day to discuss your ideas or answer any questions you may have, we also have a select few of our preferred suppliers to help inspire
You will be greeted on arrival with music from our harpist, enjoy our mini afternoon tea and cocktail samples and be given a FREE wedding magazine .
We look forward to seeing you soon.
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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
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.
Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.