Your Dream Wedding

Bride in a lace dress holds her grooms hand

The perfect Wairarapa Wedding venue to say ‘I Do’


Brackenridge Country Retreat and Spa is a stunning country-style wedding venue in Martinborough, Wairarapa. Featuring expansive lawns and gardens, open fires and sunny veranda’s, all set amidst rolling country hills. We are the perfect wedding venue with beautiful spaces to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. There are also plenty of photographic opportunities onsite, plus accommodation and a day spa.

Whether you are both planning a small, private wedding or celebrating with many we are here to help. Our venue has the ability to host up to 130 people for your ceremony and reception.

So you can choose the style and space that meets your vision. Outdoors in the white rose garden, under the pear trees or inside our banquet room with roaring fires.

Dedicated Wedding Coordinator to help with planning


Brackenridge believes that every wedding is as individual. Our role is to provide you with a beautiful setting and friendly personal service. From the very first time we meet to the end of your big day, our dedicated wedding coordinator will liaise with you to make your wedding planning a dream.

Our wedding coordinator is available to give private tours of Brackenridge and is happy to answer any questions you have about our wedding venue.

Simply enquire through the button below.

When talking to us you will sense our passion for weddings, unobtrusive country hospitality and good old-fashioned service. We will ensure one of the biggest days of is one of the very best. Make Brackenridge your choice of Wairarapa wedding venues.

3 bridesmaids bouquets and 1 bridal bouquet lay flat on wood
Bride and Grooms wedding rings placed on pink wedding flowers

A venue designed for your ease


Brackenridge has been designed for weddings. Our onsite day spa means you don’t have to travel far for all those little last minute treatments.

From nails to massages let our spa therapists look after you.

Additionally there is no need for your guests to travel elsewhere for their accommodation. We have 8 x two bedroom cottages, 2 x four bedroom cottages and 8 studios available for you and your guests.

Brackenridge can also accommodate up to 74 guests onsite.

All guests receive complimentary continental breakfast provisions, they also get full use of our indoor heated lap pool and fully equipped gym. 

Enchanting Country Weddings


Extend your wedding celebrations with a post wedding brunch. Our sunny veranda and lawn space makes a wonderful area to catch up with guests the day after your wedding.

The main centre, veranda and garden area can be hired from 9.30am – 2.30pm. Talk to us about guest numbers, catering and we can tailor make a function for you.

Don’t let finacial woes get in the way of celebrating your love, talk to our wedding coordinator about available payment plans.

Alternatively the balance of the final wedding invoice can be paid on departure.

Brackenridge table setting with wood round centre and white roses