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private garden

Woodend Gardens & Vineyard

151 Rowley Cres, Grovetown, Blenheim, 7202

Overview

Woodend Gardens & Vineyard is a rural property just 5 minutes North of Blenheim.
The established gardens are a well known and popular venue for Weddings & Special Occasions.

Enter through a formal gateway and along an extensive curved driveway lined with blue agapanthus that sets a stunning scene for the established gardens. The garden features many different zones all with unique elements and hidden sanctuaries. 40 metre high eucalyptus (gum) trees planted almost a century ago stand proud in the SW corner. Many other large specimen trees are also established on the property including; Liquidambar trees, Dogwoods, flowering Chestnuts, Magnolias & Gleditsia.

A remarkable wisteria-covered pergola leads to an open, paved, timber pavilion, providing perfect shelter for invited guests.

The formal wedding avenue is a large lawn with mature cherry blossom trees that form an aisle leading to the fountain focal point. This spacious area is bordered with Buxus, camellia and liquidambar trees. Spring is a spectacular season in the garden with the wisteria and many different bulbs and iris in flower followed by camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons and clematis. As summer approaches the rose beds to bloom along with hydrangeas and heuchera.

The Gardener

The property was first developed in early 1990 by Colin & Eldred Boyce who owned the land and set about to transform the bare paddocks into what it has become today. Woodend Gardens & Vineyard, are now owned and tended by Brian & Margaret Herd.

Garden Size

7 acres of garden and a 10-acre vineyard of sauvignon blanc grapes planted in 2007.

Weddings

From spring through to autumn, Woodend Gardens are a superb private garden to host weddings, special occasions and offer superb scenery for photos. Hire of grounds includes entry to gardens for guests before and after the wedding, wedding ceremony area, photo opportunities, parking, guest toilets. Also available to hire depending on requirements are tables & chairs for ceremony & for serving drinks & canap├ęs.

Info

  • Price
    $10 per person.
  • Parking
    Off-street parking is available for buses coaches and cars.
  • Wheelchair Access
    Our grounds are flat and suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Dogs allowed?
    No dogs allowed.
  • Food available?
    Morning afternoon tea and lunches by arrangement.
  • Picnics
    No thank you.
  • Children allowed?
    Children welcome. Must be under adult supervision.
  • Toilets?
    Guest toilets and disabled toilets available.
  • Seating
    We have seating around the grounds for you to sit and enjoy the views. We also have a large covered pergola for 50 people.
  • Function Center?
    The gardens are available as a stunning location for Special Events & Garden Tours.
  • Guided Tours
    Margaret is happy to take visitors around the garden by arrangement.

Map

151 Rowley Cres, Grovetown, Blenheim, 7202

Woodend Gardens & Vineyard is a rural property just 5 minutes North of Blenheim.