WEDDINGS the perfect venue for your wedding day
Weddings at Wivenhoe House are everything you’d expect of a glorious occasion in a splendid country house hotel, which makes it the perfect wedding venue in Essex for the most beautiful day of your life.
Licensed for civil ceremonies, it is endlessly grand. The staircase sweeps; the rooms are elegant; the lawn is sunken, the Essex parkland is splendid. It’s an effortlessly beautiful wedding venue that’ll make for some memorable photographs.
But this is tradition with a twist. The ancient fuses with the modern, in the new garden wing that sits alongside the meticulously renovated historic house. Wivenhoe House hotel marries the talents of seasoned professionals with aspiring managers; they’ll lavish the utmost care and attention on every aspect of your wedding day.
So that your wedding is absolutely perfect, you can be sure that our dedicated wedding team will take care of every detail to exceed your expectations. We only hold one wedding a day, promising you the undivided attention of our professional dedicated 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
WEDDING SHOWCASE Sunday, 12 May 10am - 1.30pm
This event is perfect for anyone who is looking for their dream venue for a wedding or special event, or those who have chosen a setting and looking for some stunning décor inspiration.
Our ceremony and reception rooms will be fully dressed with sparkle, thrones, flowers, lighting and many never seen before pieces from Decorative Events
Experience the beauty of how your wedding day could look. Our drawing room will be dressed for a civil ceremony and our garden suite and garden gazebo will be fully dressed as you would expect on your wedding day.
This is a free event with a glass of bubbly and canapes on arrival, with no booking necessary
Our luxury bedrooms within the main house and garden wing will also be available to view.
Our events team will be on hand to offer tours of this amazing venue and answer any question you may have.
Everyone that attends will be entered into our free prize draw to win a luxury overnight stay for two. You can register for this on the day or prior to arrival on Eventbrite.
WEDDING ENQUIRY FORM Check availability at Wivenhoe House
WHERE WE ARE find us, however you travel
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.