Getting married at Lacewood

Schedule of prices

Venue hire – Barn and Grounds (4.00 pm day before wedding, to reception conclusion)

  • Large historic, beautifully renovated barn, accommodates up to 200 people, features soaring ceilings, original details, views to grounds and 300 year old native bush, elegantly lit, including magnificent chandeliers.  Facilities include a kitchen, men’s and women’s toilets, wheelchair access, and outdoor paved areas
  • Includes  fairy lights, flowers for front entrance, registry table, gift table, PA system, cake table and knife
  • Private and secluded beautiful park-like grounds with mature deciduous trees, spring bulbs (fantastic autumn and spring colour).  Picturesque location for outdoor ceremony
  • Includes access to  the Homestead’s large formal Italianate gardens for wedding party photos
  • Includes set up and clean up and rubbish removal
  • Barn hire for “day after” function – $800 excl GST, or “day after”function in grounds – $400 excl GST

Dec – March – Weekend $6300 (excl GST)   Mid week $3900 (excl GST)

April -May, Aug – Nov – Weekend $4500 (excl GST) Mid week $2500 (excl GST)

June -July Weekend  $3300 (excl GST) Mid week $2000 (excl GST)

* Weekend rate (applies Thurs/Friday/Saturday /Sunday  and public holidays)

Accommodation – Cottage

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

$520 per night, minimum stay two nights, third night $300 (excl GST).

Accommodation – 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 romantic bedroom and bathroom

$200 one night, $300 two nights (excl GST).

Accommodation – The Shearers’ Quarters

  • Has five bedrooms (queen beds) with en-suites (one is wheelchair accessible), all with own external access.
  • Shared lounge/kitchenette and laundry.
  • Panoramic views to the countryside.

$180 per night per room. Minimum two nights. Third night $100 (excl GST).

Accommodation – 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.

$450 per night. Minimum stay two nights. Third night $150 (excl GST).
(Included if homestead booked with the wedding).

Rehearsal/night before celebratory dinner for the wedding party (max 14 people)

  • Held in the elegant main dining room in the Homestead or in the formal garden or orchard outdoors.
  • Choose options from set menus.

$40 – $80 per person (excl GST).

Full breakfast in barn for those staying on-site

$25 per person. Minimum of 30 people (excl GST).

Full hireage of the secluded Tuhitarata Estate Homestead and gardens for two nights (e.g. 3.00 pm Friday – 4:00 pm Sunday)

  • Includes full use of the country house built in the 1860’s.  This historic and grand home comprises of a large formal dining room, large formal living room, conservatory, large country kitchen, scullery, media room, library, six double bedrooms, four bathrooms and one separate toilet, and a facilities room.  The library and media room can also be used as extra sleeping areas.  Also includes a large patio off the formal lounge and a swimming pool.
  • The magnificent rooms are furnished elegantly exuding an intriguing atmosphere, reflecting their hidden history and the owners’ interesting backgrounds.
  • All rooms provide stunning views of the old english trees, the magnificent formal Italianate garden, the orchard and the rural countryside and mountain ranges  beyond.
  • Hireage of the homestead allows for the option of holding the wedding  ceremony within the formal gardens.
  • Adults only inside the Homestead.
  • Hireage of the homestead includes the Annex.

$3100 per night (min 2 nights), additional nights $2100 (excl GST) August – May

$2100 per night (min 2 nights), additional nights $1700  (excl GST) June – July

Transport to off-site accommodation can be arranged, please enquire.


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