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A royal wedding in Melbourne

/ 30 Apr 2018
As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare for royal nuptials in London, Victoria also provides wedding ideas fit for kings and queens.

From sea views to city skylines, urban, traditional and modern spaces, Melbourne has a venue to suit any taste. Located in the centre of the city, the Melbourne Town Hall oozes red carpet affair with its stunning architecture and fabulous history, having hosted thousands of concerts and exhibitions.

Sophistication and elegance emanate at The Langham, Melbourne, which offers a five-star experience in the heart of the city. Whether a sit-down dinner, cocktail soiree or traditional high tea are on the books, The Langham is the perfect place to celebrate in style.

For inspiration and a truly Melbourne experience, the Great Hall at the National Gallery of Victoria will wow guests with it’s stained glass ceiling and massive space, the Melbourne Museum in Carlton boasts multiple compelling spaces like the Main Hall and  Science & Life Gallery with giant dinosaur skeletons, and of course, the Myer Mural Hall which has long hosted high society events and recently underwent a $300m refurbishment.

With views of the lake and surrounding greenery, Albert Park just outside of Melbourne’s city centre offers several fabulous venues for any special day. Greenfields will add a modern twist to any occasion, with views of Albert Park Lake and golf course this open plan venue is modern, classy and royally on-trend. The Park is another contemporary venue on the waterfront at Albert Park with a waterproof outdoor balcony to ensure guests can enjoy the whole space all year round. Carousel offers uninterrupted views of Melbourne’s city skyline and a versatile space for any size event.

For ocean views and inner-city convenience, the bayside suburb of St Kilda has you covered. Close to the Pier at St Kilda and Royal Botanical Gardens, the historic and iconic Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron overlooks the shimmering water of Port Phillip Bay. Encore at St Kilda Sea Baths is a flexibly designed, chic beachside venue that can be dressed up or down depending on personal style.  Mångata is one of Melbourne’s newest and most exciting function spaces, located above the St Kilda Life Saving Club. It offers uninterrupted views of Port Phillip Bay and the St Kilda foreshore, with incredible sunsets to top off any magical wedding day.

On the outskirts of metropolitan Melbourne, old world glamour meets picturesque surrounds at the Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee a royal flair. Featured recently in the remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock this beautiful location is well worth a look in.

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Wedding at Mitchelton Winery

The diversity of regional Victoria makes any dream wedding possible.

From rugged coasts to world-class wineries, coastal villages and alpine towns the possibilities are endless in regional Victoria.

Winery weddings take place all over Victoria, with venues like Mitchelton Wines, Lindenderry, Jackalope, Brown Brothers Milawa and Zonzo Estate encapsulating the spirit of the Victorian wedding.

For a little more magic at this once-in-a-lifetime event, consider taking a helicopter to Levantine Hill or hot air balloon into the Yarra Valley where some of Victoria’s best wedding venues await.


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