Welcome to Wivenhoe House. Surrounded by stunning parkland, yet only minutes from Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, Wivenhoe House is a beautiful four-star luxury hotel, combining the romance and history of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house with all the comforts for the leisure and business traveller.
The brasserie and bar is open every day for lunch and dinner, and an impressive afternoon tea is served in the elegant lounges in the main house, where John Constable stayed as he worked on his landscape painting of ‘Wivenhoe Park’.
Since its earliest days, Wivenhoe House has played its part in shaping history. As the home of the pioneering Edge Hotel School it continues to do so. Dedicated undergraduates looking to make their mark in the world of hospitality, work alongside highly skilled professional team, ensuring a superb level of service for all guests.
The small pretty quayside town of Wivenhoe is less than a 5 minute drive or a half an hour walk from the hotel. Colchester the oldest recorded town in Britain, is less than 10 minutes’ drive or can be reached by the local bus service. The surrounding Essex countryside is home to numerous rivers, walks, and charming sights making the property a great base to explore the local area.
Wivenhoe House are committed to ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable experience from the moment they enter the doors. The difference is in the detail.