Wivenhoe House is an 18th-Century wedding venue nestled in the beautiful countryside in Colchester, Essex. The country house hotel has everything you need all under one roof.


How many guests can you accomodate?

Between 10 - 150

What price are your wedding packages?

Our wedding packages start from £5999 but we can create a bespoke wedding that will fit the needs to make it a wedding that suits you.

Can guests stay overnight?

Yes, we have 40 beautiful bedrooms ranging from classic to luxury. Plus, the couple will get a complimentary room on the night of their wedding.

Do you have wedding planners?

Every couple who has a wedding with us will be looked after by someone in our friendly wedding team, you can have as many meetings as you need and they will be with you every step of the way.

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, down by the lake, or in front of our famous 500 year old cork tree.


We had already been to a friend’s wedding at Wivenhoe House and there was no doubt in our minds that this was where we wanted to celebrate our special day with friends and family. Wivenhoe House is such a stunning building, inside and out. We really do love it. The whole day was amazing,” said Emma. “But my favourite part has to be watching my future husband walk down the aisle. Louise was absolutely amazing and so helpful when arranging our perfect wedding day.

Emma & Barry

Once we had visited Wivenhoe House, it all just seemed to come together. Walking in through the beautiful entrance still takes my breath away. The team there is so helpful, nothing is too much trouble. . Louise at Wivenhoe House was our wedding planner, and I cannot thank her enough for putting my mind at ease. When I felt I was getting stressed, she was there at the end of the phone. Louise and the team made my dream wedding come true.

Clare & Darron

I’d been to Wivenhoe House for work a few times and knew what a great place it is” said Sarah, “I particularly love the architecture. The great thing about Wivenhoe House is that everything is under one roof. Once the ceremony was over, we had drinks on the lawn while the photographer took pictures. We made sure there was lots of wine on the tables plus jugs of Pimm’s for that extra summery touch.

Sarah & Ben

Wow, what an absolutely amazing day we had, we could not have asked for more! It was so stress free, both Pete and I were at ease, and the day just went exactly how we wanted! Lisa, what can I say you were amazing for sorting out our day, thank you so much! All the staff were fantastic and I had lots of compliments from our guests about their stay, the rooms and the staff who are all so friendly and calm, Wivenhoe House is a fantastic place! Louise I’m so glad you were there for the day, seems so long ago when me and Pete met you and booked our day, it's lovely you helped make our day so special! Thank you again everyone at Wivenhoe House!

Gemma & Pete

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