Saumarez Homestead, Armidale Venue Hire

A beautiful outdoor location for weddings and events in the heart of Armidale.

Saumarez Homestead is a sought-after venue in Armidale that is set within a unique historic country setting. Glorious formal gardens surround the main homestead, offering several options for outdoor wedding ceremonies, including the famous rose garden that features a collection of 600 heritage roses.

The former horse stables, the Jackson Centre, is a popular choice for wedding receptions, celebrations, and large corporate events. The Saumarez Centre is perfect for workshops, meetings and small corporate events.

With two hectares of gardens, emerald lawns and sweeping paddocks, Saumarez Homestead provides a dream canvas for wedding photography in scenic Armidale.

Explore our range of venue hire options below. All fees are GST inclusive.

 

Event type and venue optionsFeeInclusions
Wedding ceremonies: Elm Lawn, Tennis Lawn, Mary’s Garden Lawn
$990

Capacity: 80

3 hours between 10am and 7pm (or 5pm during non-daylight savings), Thursday to Saturday

Optional add on: Photography on the Homestead Staircase and Upper Verandah for 10 guest capacity: $250 for one hour

Upgrade package: signing table and 20-40 chairs. Enquire for pricing

 

Micro ceremonies: Elm Lawn, Tennis Lawn, Mary’s Garden Lawn, Heritage Rose Garden$495

Capacity: 35

3 hours between 10am and 7pm (or 5pm during non-daylight savings), Thursday to Saturday

Optional add on: Photography on the Homestead Staircase and Upper Verandah for 10 guest capacity: $250 for one hour

Upgrade package: signing table and 20 chairs. Enquire for pricing

Wet weather option: Homestead Verandah and/or Playroom

Proposal, engagement and wedding photography: Any outdoor location that is accessible and available, for up to 30 minutes in any given location. All areas are non-exclusive, however the extensive gardens provide ample spaces.
$385

Capacity: 20

Up to 2 hours between 10am and 5pm, Wednesday to Saturday

Optional add on: Photography on the Homestead Staircase and Upper Verandah for 10 guest capacity: $250 for one hour

Wedding celebrations – available for ceremony, photography, pre-reception and reception: Elm Lawn, Tennis Lawn or Mary’s Garden Lawn, plus Jackson Centre 
$2,975

Capacity: 80

Includes ceremony, photography, pre-reception and reception

12 midday – 12 midnight, Wednesday to Saturday

External caterers required. Onsite commercial warming kitchen is available for caterers

Optional add on: Photography on the Homestead Staircase and Upper Verandah for 10 guest capacity: $250 for one hour

Private events – indoor functions: Jackson Centre (daytime)

 

 

 

 

Private events – indoor functions: Jackson Centre (evening)

$1,950

Capacity: 80

 

 

 

$2,335

Capacity: 80

9am – 6pm, Wednesday to Saturday

Optional add on: Guided tour of the house

External caterers required. Onsite commercial warming kitchen is available for caterers

 

3pm – 12 midnight, Wednesday to Saturday

Optional add on: Guided tour of the house

External caterers required. Onsite commercial warming kitchen is available for caterers

Private events – indoor functions: Saumarez Centre$600

Capacity: 60

9am – 5pm, Wednesday to Friday, Sunday

Optional add on: Guided tour of the house

External caterers required. Onsite commercial kitchen is available for caterers

For more information on venue hire, please fill out the enquiry form below. You can also contact us by phone (02) 6772 3616 or email saumarez@nationaltrust.com.au

Venue details

Saumarez Homestead, Armidale Venue Hire

Address:

230 Saumarez Rd, Armidale

Phone:
(02) 6772 3616
Email:
saumarez@nationaltrust.com.au

How do I get there?

Saumarez Homestead is a five-minute drive from Armidale airport, and approximately 15-minutes drive from Armidale town centre.

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Why Saumarez Homestead?

Located in Armidale, Saumarez Homestead was owned by the White family from 1874 and grew into one of the largest and most successful rural properties in New England. Saumarez Homestead is now considered a heritage jewel that is visited by thousands of people every year.

Highlights of the large historic gardens include:

  • The stately grandeur of the 30-room Edwardian mansion
  • The renowned Heritage Rose Garden
  • Original farm buildings
  • Mary White’s cottage garden, with winding stone paths and beds of seasonal flowers

 

When should I book my event?

Saumarez Homestead is available for wedding ceremonies throughout the year, during a month that suits you. Please note that the venue will remain open to the public.

Indulge your senses in spring, when the gardens come alive with swathes of bulbs, cottage flowers and wisteria. The renowned Heritage Rose Garden, managed by the Australian Garden History Society, flowers en masse in late spring/early summer. Or see the stunning contrasts of big blue skies and rich autumn colour of the centenarian trees and beds of windflowers.

 

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Start planning your dream Armidale wedding today, and create a truly memorable experience for you and your guests. Steeped in history and uniquely beautiful, Saumarez Homestead is one of the most sought-after Armidale wedding venues for a garden wedding.

Contact us today to discuss wedding and event options on (02) 6772 3616 or email saumarez@nationaltrust.com.au

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