“Brackenridge is, quite simply, one of the most perfect wedding venues Wairarapa showcases.”
“Create the kind of day you’re dreaming of in our idyllic country setting”
“Everything you need to help you create the kind of day you’re dreaming of.”
“Make Brackenridge your choice of Martinborough Wairarapa wedding venues.”


The perfect country venue to say ‘I do’ with all your family and friends

At Brackenridge Country Retreat and Spa we believe that every wedding is as individual as you. Our role is to provide you with the setting, contacts for good food and wines, and very friendly personal service. From the very first time we meet to the end of your big day, our Brackenridge wedding specialist will handle all venue bookings.
Whether you are both planning a small, private wedding or celebrating with many, Brackenridge is, quite simply, the perfect wedding venue. Catering up to 150 people, Brackenridge specialises in hosting the entire occasion, from spa treatments, ceremony to reception and accommodation.

Choose the style and space that meets your vision- outdoors in the white rose garden grounds surrounded by a back drop of rolling hills or indoors in our delightful the banquet room with roaring fires. A flexible venue for all seasons Brackenridge is equipped with a full bar and BYO are available, all facilities necessary for a memorable wedding.
On-site accommodation for up to 82 people and a dedicated wedding consultant to help ensure your big day is perfect


The light clean country air, the pure unadulterated beauty makes Brackenridge Country Retreat the ideal venue for a wedding. You and your guests can relax and enjoy the day knowing you do not have travel far from the venue for a good night’s rejuvenation. There are accommodation options for all budgets and family sizes, Brackenridge can accommodate up to 82 people.

Additional Hirage available

We understand a wedding is not a wedding without the decorations. So talk to us about Fairy Lights, table decorations, signage, ceremony decorations and more. We have a variety of options to hire, so don’t pay for items to be delivered from a far.

Bridal Makeup and Wedding Beauty Treatments

Let our Spa therapists take care of all your beauty needs prior to your wedding, and your makeup on the day. Prepare prior in our Day Spa which offers a variety of treatments, including manicures, pedicures, facials, through to relaxation massage. On the day your makeup

The After Wedding function

You are more than welcome to hold your wedding brunch at Brackenridge the next day. The Centre and patio area, along with 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.

Payment plan

Payment plans are available upon request, otherwise balance of final wedding invoice is to be paid on arrival.

Talk to our Brackenridge Wairarapa wedding venue staff. You will sense our passion about providing the kind of unobtrusive country hospitality and good old-fashioned service that will ensure one of the biggest days of your life turns out to be one of the very best. Make Brackenridge your choice of Martinborough Wairarapa wedding venues.


Thank you so much for the beautiful venue, everything about the set up and service were beyond perfection. Brackenridge will certainly become one of our most memorable spots that we will go back with our future children.

Many thanks

Julie and Aaron December 2018

Dan and I trusted you and your staff from the beginning to help us pull of the best wedding – and you absolutely delivered. Our family and friends are still telling us how much they love the venue and atmosphere. We honestly could not have asked for a better day, and cannot thank you enough.

We honestly cannot thank you all enough for pulling off our perfect wedding day – Dan and I are so lucky we chose you.

Dan and Caitlin Bloxham, November 2018

“A huge shout out to the Brackenridge team for helping make our wedding at Brackenridge so special on Labour weekend. From our first meeting we knew we were in safe hands. Nothing was a problem, and the staff were amazing and looked after our guests so well on the day! Thanks again. We highly recommend the venue and the level of service at Brackenridge.”

Brad Pond & Tracey Johnson, October 2018