Private Gardens


The Garden

Welcome to Bridgewater Estate recognised and one of Auckland’s  most Premier Wedding Venues, Bridgewater Estate is a tranquil haven, nestled amongst 16 acres of land, 7 acres of rolling manicured lawns, ponds and gardens, Arbours, even a 16th Century look-alike Chapel  and 9 acres of Native Bush.

Guests can stroll through the ancient native forest to join through to the lily pond, then explore the unlimited paths and gardens. Bridgewater Country Estate is a private, hidden, Magical Oasis. We offer a Swimming Pool, Spa Pool, Tennis Court, Petanque, Croquet, Giant Jenga, Giant Pick up Sticks, and much more to entertain you whilst you enjoy quality time with your friends.

Enjoy our Tui’s, Wood Pigeons, Fantails and many more, while exploring our property. There is always a duck or two along with a few bunnies and frogs to entertain you as well.

Steve and I, along with our exceptional Staffing Team, will treat you to service and an experience like no other.

We cater for all requirements and tastes, from the simplest to the most extravagant.

Please contact us to discuss how best we can assist in facilitating your requirements.

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Garden Details

561 Peak Rd, Kaukapakapa, Auckland
We are situated just 35 minutes north from central Auckland near the Kumeu Wine District.
+64(9) 441 6499
Contact Person
Our Gardens and Venue is only open by appointment. Please phone and book dont just call in.
Garden Size
Recognised as one of Auckland's premier wedding venues, Bridgewater Country Estate is nestled amongst 15 acres.
Please call for a price.
Brochure Available?
We do have a great Web site and Facebook, we also have flyers available.
There is parking on site for buses coaches and cars.
Yes we have toilets available.
Food Available
We will design your time with us to suit your requirements, from simple tea/coffee and scones to a buffet style Lunch or Dinner or full set menu style dining inside by the roaring open wood fire to al fresco dining on our large covered veranda overlooking our magnificent gardens.
There is seating around the grounds for you to sit and relax.
Yes if you wish to bring your own picnic.
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair Access, and Disable Bathroom available, also a Golf Cart.
Dogs Allowed
Prefer no dogs.
Children Allowed
Children welcome, games available for them.
We also offer overnight accommodation in two areas, elegant French Style Accommodation, Spa Pool, Tennis Court and private relaxing decks and verandas. A full cooked or continental Breakfast on Request, Main Meals also available upon Request.
Unlike most other Auckland wedding venues, at Bridgewater Country Estate, you have exclusive use of all of the facilities for your entire wedding day. Our extensive grounds, gardens and facilities are the ideal venue for your wedding ceremony, photos and reception.
Our facilities include the ‘brides suite’. This special room, yours for the entire day, is designed for the bride and /or bridal party to have their own space to prepare for the wedding day in a relaxed environment.
Your hosts at Bridgewater Country Estate aspire to make your special day a memorable occasion, paying particular attention to detail, presentation and individual wishes.
Function Center Available?
Bridgewater Country Estate is an ideal venue for your next corporate function, strategic planning workshop, client meeting, team building event or social gathering (e.g. Christmas party, Mid-Winter Christmas party). Catering for groups large and small, Bridgewater Country Estate offers a warm, relaxed and intimate environment with the flexibility to choose your preferred workspace and style. You will have exclusive use of the estate for the duration of your corporate event and when you are in need of a break, we welcome you to stroll around the gardens, take a native bush walk, or simply relax on the terrace overlooking the garden. There is a tennis court and swimming pool available for your use. You can arrange your own on-site activities. Your friendly hosts at Bridgewater Country Estate will work with you to ensure your day is memorable and effortless!
Other Facilities

We are happy for all visitors to use our swimming pool and an astroturf tennis court or play petanque, croquet,  ring toss, giant jenga, swing ball, giant pick up sticks.

We specialise in Weddings, Special Events/Occasions, Tour Groups, Clubs and more.

Along with holding Special Occasions, such as Mothers Day, Mid Winter Xmas Events, End of year Xmas Functions, Corporate Functions, Club Events, Social Events etc, Detailing to your every need.

We also are only 2kms down the road from the beautiful Helensville Golf Course, for our Golf enthusiasts. 5 minutes to the old township of Kaukapakapa and 12 minutes to the Historical town on Helensville, where you can train into the City of Auckland and enjoy the beautiful view in the process. 12 minutes to the renowned Parakai Hot Springs Pools, Water Slides and Spa, 10 minutes to the Magnificent Woodhill Forest, where you can stroll or cycle. Close to many beautiful East Coast beaches and many tourist attractions in between, not to mention our wonderful Kumeu Wine experience and Waitakere Ranges.