Perth has some wonderful parks and gardens that you can have your wedding Ceremony at.
Here are some of my favourites:
Harold Boas Gardens, West Perth
The Harold Boas Gardens is a spectacular garden right in the middle of city in West Perth.
It is situated near Harbourtown shopping centre but is an oasis in the city of Perth that is perfect for you wedding ceremony.
There are a number of areas in the Park that can be booked for your ceremony but my favourite is next to the lake: you arrive via the bridge with the large trees as your backdrop.
You can find out more about Harold Boas Gardens, West Perth by contacting City of Perth on 08 9461 3140.
Some recent weddings Performed at Harold Boas Gardens:
Heathcote Reserve, Applecross.
Overlooking the Swan river this magnificent venue is ideal for wedding ceremony’s in Perth.
This spot will give you an uninterrupted view of the city and this part of the river is definitely quite stunning to look at.
The venue can be booked through the City of Melville city of melville or call them on 1300 300 252.
Some recent weddings Performed at Heathcote Reserve:
Wanneroo Botanical Gardens, Wanneroo
Wanneroo Botanical Gardens is one of my favourite venues.
The gardens are so established that all the areas for weddings give the feeling you are in “garden room”.
There is also lots of parking, a great cafe for refreshments and Karen the wedding organiser there is a lovely and caring person who really cares about your day.
You can contact them at Wanneroo Botanical Gardens or call Karen on 9404 1475.
Some recent weddings Performed at Wanneroo Botanical Gardens:
Swan Shell, Burswood Park.
The Swan Shell is nestled in Burswood Park in Burswood right next door to the Casino.
It is a lovely green park with lakes, waterfalls and great areas for photo’s after your wedding.
You can find out more about Burswood park at Burswood Park or you can call them on 9361 4475.
Some recent weddings Performed at Burswood Park:
Queens Gardens, East Perth.
The Queens Gardens is a very large garden situated next to the WACA in East Perth.
It has lots of different options for your wedding ceremony with Rose Gardens, lakes and a Pergola just in case you think it might rain on your big day.
You can find out more information about the Queens Gardens, East Perth by contacting City of Perth or ring them on 9461 3140.
Some recent weddings Performed at Queens Gardens:
Kings Park and Botanic Gardens.
There are many venues within Kings Park (MAP HERE)you can have your wedding ceremony at.These include the Rotunda 1 and 2, the Old Tea Pavillion, Acacia steps and the Watergardens Pavilion.
You can find out more by contacting Kings Park and Botanic Garden Authority or call them on 9480 3600.
Here is some information on some of the venues within Kings park:
Sir James McCusker Park, Iluka.
This is a lovely park with an amphitheatre that is perfect for your wedding ceremony.
After the ceremony the park is a beautiful place for photos that looks fantastic at sunset.
You can book the venue through Joondalup Council.
Some recent weddings Performed at Sir James McCusker Park:
Yanchep National Park.
This is one of my favourite parks in Perth to visit as I bring my young family here regularly.
A wedding I performed here recently had the accompanying sound of my favourite bird, the black cockatoo.
You can have your wedding on the lake and then enjoy the catering in the Yanchep Inn or in the Cabaret Cave with catering supplied by the Yanchep Inn.
You can get more information about having your wedding at Yanchep National park by contacting the Yanchep Inn or ring them on 9561 1001.
Some recent weddings Performed at Yanchep National Park:
Scented Gardens, South Perth.
The Scented Gardens are a lovely part of Sir James Mitchell Park in South Perth.
It is right on the water overlooking the Perth skyline.
There is lots of parking nearby and the Scented gardens looks fantastic for your photos at any time of the year.
For more information please contact City of South Perth or call them on 08 9474 0777.
Some recent weddings Performed at the Scented Gardens:
Hyde Park, Highgate
Hyde Park is a wonderful venue for a wedding.
There are many parts of the park you can use for your wedding such as the grassed areas with Gazebo’s.
The Lake also makes a lovely backdrop.
You can get more information about Hyde Park from the Town of Vincent
Some recent weddings Performed at Hyde Park:
Cottesloe Civic Centre, Cottesloe
I have been very lucky as a busy Young Celebrant in Perth performing Weddings that I have had the pleasure of going to the Cottesloe Civic Centre a number of times.
It is a majestic place with lovely lawns and magnificent view over the ocean.
You can find out more by contacting the Cottesloe council.
Some recent weddings Performed at Cottesloe Civic Gardens:
Point Walter Reserve, Bicton
A wedding ceremony at Point Walter Reserve can take many beautiful forms.
You can have your wedding under one of the large Pine trees on the grass or be a bit more adventurous and have your wedding on part of the sand bar that goes out into the Swan river.
Your can find out more by contacting City of Melville Council on 9364 0666.
Some recent weddings Performed at Point Walter Reserve:
Matilda Bay Reserve, Crawley
One of the best venues in Perth for your wedding ceremony is on the Swan River at Matilda Bay Reserve having a great view over the Perth City Skyline.
You can find out more and even book the site through the Department of Environment and conservation
The venue also lends itself to having some catering after at the reserve or you could book your reception at the sailing club or even the up market Matilda Bay Restaurant.
Some Recent weddings performed at Matilda Bay Reserve:
Freshwater Lake, Ascot Waters
Freshwater Lake is ideal for a Wedding Ceremony as there is shaded areas overlooking the lake with waterfalls and gardens.
For more information contact City of Belmont on (08) 9477 7222
Some recent Weddings performed at Freshwater Lake:
Cottesloe Arch Monument
Cottesloe Arch monument is a great venue for weddings in Cottesloe overlooking the beach.
The Arch Monument is a great structure with Mosaic Tiled floors, seating in stone around the sides with a great view of the sea and Rottnest Island.
For more information you can contact Janna Lockyer at the Town of Cottesloe Council on 9285 5000.
Some recent weddings performed at the Cottesloe Arch Monument:
Photos and Text by Brad Whitelock, Perth Marriage Celebrant