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Wivenhoe House Hotel

£1750 - £15000 for a package
Up to 120
40 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Weddings at Wivenhoe House are everything you’d expect and more. Our stunning 17th Century, country house hotel makes the perfect backdrop for your wedding and is set in the most idyllic of locations.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
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.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
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Tom & Cat
Married in August 2019
August 2019
Feedback from couple
I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for everything! You have been so helpful and the day couldn't have gone any better! It meant a lot to both Tom and I and please pass...
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Louise & Suzanne
Married in August 2019
August 2019
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We are so happy we decided to have our wedding with you, truly faultless, thank you so much for everything, it was perfect and we are very appreciative of how dedicated, ...
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Inspiration Wedding Open Morning

1st September 2019
If you have recently got engaged or not yet found your ideal venue, come along to our next Inspiration Wedding Open Morning on Sunday 1st September 10am -1pm.
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Location & Contact Details


Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of the weddings that take place at our venue are special and unique in their own way. All of our couples ideas are different, and we love designing a bespoke package for them and seeing their visions turned into a reality!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Our number one wedding tip is to be as organised as possible, and try not to do anything last minute. This means that you can really enjoy the lead up to your wedding.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Our favorite personal touches tend to be the table favors. This is because they are all so well thought about and mean something different to each couple.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Beautiful Historic Traditional Welcoming Special

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

This is a hard decision, it would either be with our stunning mansion house as a backdrop, inside our gazebo with our breathtaking Essex parkland behind you, or in front of our famous 500 year old cork tree.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Not at a wedding, but Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II are some of the guests we have been honored to welcome to Wivenhoe House Hotel.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Fish and Chips

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our venue's most unique feature, is the traditional and historic main house fused with the Garden Wing, which offers a more modern, contemporary feel.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our dedicated wedding coordinators who go above and beyond to ensure our couples have the wedding of their dreams.