We would like your wedding at Lacewood to be a very special lifetime memory for both you the bride and groom, and all your family and friends. The services and options outlined below are designed to help you to create your dream wedding. If there is anything that you would like that is not covered in the information below, please feel free to discuss with us.

VENUE To ensure you can fully enjoy the Estate and to allow time for your families and friends to relax and get to know each other, the venue is available from 4.00 pm Friday – 3:00 pm Sunday.

You have the options of having your country wedding in:

The wooded glade outside the barn with the scenic reserve of 300 year old kahikatea and rural views as a backdrop The cathedral-like barn with its magnificent chandeliers juxtaposed against rustic interior One of the charming little country churches close to Tuhitarata. The magnificent barn can be dressed to be as rustic or as elegant to suit your taste. It can host up to 200 people and is equipped with all facilities, including a kitchen, men’s and women’s toilets, a PA system, space for a live band etc. Venue hire includes the provision of flowers for front entrance, registry, gift and cake tables.

ACCOMMODATION While there are many accommodation options close by to suit all price brackets, Lacewood can provide accommodation for up to 22 people, plus the Honeymoon cottage. Should you also decide to hire Tuhitarata Homestead, you would be able to accommodate up to 33 family and friends plus the honeymoon cottage.

THE COTTAGE Three bedrooms (sleeps up to eight). Charming historic cottage. Beautifully renovated with lovely cottage garden. Fully equipped.

THE SHEARERS QUARTERS Can sleep up to 10. Has five bedrooms with en-suites all with own external access. Shared lounge/kitchen and laundry. Panoramic views to the countryside.

THE ANNEX The Annex, attached to the main homestead, comprises one bedroom with en-suite and conservatory/lounge area with its own private access. Looking out at the Italianate gardens.

THE HONEYMOON COTTAGE Privately located, with its own cottage garden in a glade of silver birch and oak trees with views of the countryside. The comfortable two room historic cottage features a rustic and romantic bedroom and bathroom. Includes morning-after breakfast.

Please don’t forget to mention that you found us via My Wedding Guide.