Venue Hire

National Heritage listed, Rippon Lea House and Garden is one of Australia’s grand suburban estates with a pleasure garden of sweeping lawns, magnificent trees and a tranquil lake. Located only ten kilometres from Melbourne this venue offers a sublime setting close to the CBD.

This classic venue is home to picturesque gardens including an ornamental lake, orchard, fernery and sweeping lawns where elegance and magnificence combine creating the perfect surroundings for your special occasion.

With a magnificent ballroom leading out onto an impressive pool and over 14 acres of pleasure gardens, Rippon Lea House & Gardens is the perfect venue for your next function. The many parts of the grounds can be used for garden wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and picnics, family gathering or Christmas break-ups. The Ballroom is an impressive venue for wedding receptions or corporate entertaining and gala dinners.

Weddings and Corporate Events

Rippon Lea House & Gardens is pleased to offer 14 acres of beautiful picturesque gardens for intimate wedding ceremonies through to grander events for more than 200 people. There are a variety of remarkable locations in the gardens that can be chosen for your special day, each offering you a unique and romantic setting.

Rippon Lea also offers a remarkable backdrop for a variety of functions:
– Wedding ceremonies
– Receptions
– Corporate gala dinners
– Private birthday parties
– Corporate family fun days
– Photography
– Garden parties

Read about our recent Visitor Experiences.


Garden Hire and Wedding enquiries
Please contact the National Trust (Victoria) Functions team
P (03) 9656 9889
W Online enquiry form

For wedding receptions or bookings in the Ballroom or Pool Terrace, please contact
Showtime Event Group on (03) 9682 1777