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An intimate casual garden wedding or a more formal event; the Hutt Valley has some of Wellington's most unique wedding venues.

The Hutt Valley has many scenic reserves and gardens, historic buildings and magnificent views where you can capture your special wedding day photos.


Efil Doog Garden Of Art

A unique location for that special day 


Glenview Country Gardens

Hidden in the Western Hills of Lower Hutt is a beautiful garden on 5 acres of land – perfect for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, family re-unions and group gatherings.


Historic Coast Road Church

First built as a Methodist place of worship by the early Wainuiomata pioneers, opening services at the Church were held on 6 February 1866.



Hutt Minoh Friendship House

Meetings out of the office can help break down barriers and inspire creativity.  Hutt Minoh Friendship House, just across the river from the CBD in Normandale is that place. 

In a bush setting with views across the river and city to the western hills, the house is historic places trust listed with a wonderful story to its past.


Ivy Wedding and Conference Centre

Lower Hutt's newest Wedding and Conference Centre


Pencarrow Lodge - Paiaka Suite

This is a romantic hideaway with the WOW factor.  A coastal rural retreat purpose built for the romantic night away with that special person. 


The Paiaka Suite is set on the cliff face of Fitzroy Bay on the outer reaches of Wellington Harbour, 15 minutes from Eastbourne by road, 2 minutes 50 seconds from Wellington Airport by helicopter.


Salute Hair and Day Spa

AWARDED TOP DAY SPA in New Zealand at 2011 New Zealand Beauty Industry Awards.



Silverstream Retreat

Silverstream Retreat is dedicated to creating a memorable occasion for your wedding. Whether inside or outside, elaborate or intimate, we are the ideal location for your big day.

We have two wedding venues; the Boardwalk Complex and The Pillars room.


The Dowse Art Museum

Not your standard hotel or historic house, this is a unique purpose-built venue made up of event spaces including an enclosed outdoor courtyard. These spaces have been designed to reflect our strong commitment to creative work, creative play and creative solutions. 


Wallaceville House

Wallaceville House offers Weddings, Conferences, Functions and accommodation in Upper Hutt, just a short distance from Wellington.

History, serenity and privacy. From the moment you arrive, Wallaceville House will delight. The surrounding bush providing a natural amphitheatre with the chattering of birds being the only interruption.


Staglands Wildlife Reserve

For a wedding with a difference Staglands Wildlife Reserve offers the perfect solution.


Wellesley Country Park

The Wellesley Country Park is located in the Akatarawa Valley, surrounded by towering bush-clad hills, native bush and steeped in natural beauty.

Only 45 minutes drive from Wellington, we provide a full Wedding Service, including catering, and accommodation for up to 150 guests. So, if you are looking for a peaceful and unique setting for your Wedding Day, then look no further. You have found the perfect place.


Wellington Racing Club

Set amongst 67 hectares of manicured lawns and landmark buildings, Trentham Gardens is one of Wellington's best kept secrets.


Perfect for a marquee reception, outdoor ceremony and that dreamy garden photo opportunity.

Featured Accommodation

Guthrie Cottage

Guthrie Cottage is a charmingly renovated cottage reflecting what is special about Eastbourne.  You’ll find crisp fresh linen, a delightful private courtyard to relax over breakfast, cosy gas central heating and waterfront views across Wellington Harbour.

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Featured Event

Saturday Riverbank Market

Chock full of fresh produce, meat, fish and artisan products

Every Saturday head to the Riverbank Market for fresh produce and a great atmosphere. There's plenty of offer!

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Featured Activity

Butterfly Creek

This is a must do walk as it's not too long and only mildly challenging.  Great views across the harbour before you drop over the back of the coastal hills into the hidden valleys behind.

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