Cockayne Lawn, Otari-Wilton's Bush – venue for hire

Cockayne Lawn in Otari-Wilton's Bush can be hired for weddings.

The Cockayne Lawn at Otari-Wilton's Bush in Wilton is an ideal venue for intimate outdoor weddings.

Capacity

  • 100 people

Cost

  • $180 non-refundable booking fee

Availability

  • Available for weddings by prior arrangement

Facilities

  • Public toilets are available at the nearby Otari Information Centre.

Access

  • Car parking is available nearby at the main car park on Wilton Road.
  • Wheelchair access is available from the main car park on Wilton Road.

Notes and hireage conditions

  • Otari-Wilton's Bush is primarily a public botanic garden and remains open to the public at all times.
  • Weddings must be pre-booked, including time for setting up and clearing away.
  • Confetti, rice, flower petals, bird seed and glitter are not permitted.
  • No indoor, wet-weather alternative is available at Otari-Wilton's Bush for weddings.
  • No electricity is available at the Cockayne Lawn.
  • No vehicle access is available to the Cockayne Lawn.
  • Up to 20 chairs without spikes may be used on Cockayne Lawn but not on the paths around the area.
  • No marquees, gazebos or awnings are allowed.

Bookings and payment

To request a booking at this venue, complete the booking form and send it to the Venues and Bookings Coordinator at treehouse@wcc.govt.nz

If you've already secured a booking and have been issued a reference number, you can pay online.

Pay a booking fee