Celebrate your wedding or civil union in one of the many garden and heritage parks in Christchurch.

Garden parks

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Contact us for enquiries, terms and conditions, or to make a booking for ceremonies and photography.

The fee for outdoor ceremonies in these parks is $100. Some venues also offer an indoors option for an extra fee. All garden and heritage parks are also available for wedding photography.

Read the terms and conditions of use [PDF, 38 KB] and view maps of the wedding locations [PDF, 4.4 MB] within some of the gardens.

Our most popular heritage gardens for weddings

Location
Name
Description Capacity Extras
Abberley
Park
A park that retains much of its peaceful 19th century character. There are 3 wedding locations. 100-200 Small hall available for hire
Avebury
Park
An English-style park with large shelter trees that was once a private garden. 150 Homestead available for hire(external link)
Edmonds Factory
Gardens
These gardens have won may awards and there are several ceremony locations, each with its own character. 30-150 Some onsite parking available
Millbrook Reserve Close to the city centre, this intimate garden is a delight in spring with azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias. 50  
Mona Vale

Hold your wedding ceremony at the Mound Lawn, Lily Pond or Mill Stream Lawn at Mona Vale.

75-150  
Risingholme Park An large English style garden park with a large collection of mature trees. There are 4 ceremony locations. 50-150  
Woodham Park  An English style park with a small gazebo and aviary. There are 3 ceremony locations. 150