About This Venue
The Gardens at Bullimah is located on the beautiful South Coast between Albany and Denmark. Perfectly located for your guests to enjoy WA’s best beaches, wineries, walks and local produce as well as your unique and beautiful wedding setting.
The gardens offer a stunning collection of more than twenty acres of professionally designed and crafted spaces. From our iconic and romantic sunken garden to the cocktail lawns, the walled cook’s garden, the vineyard, the orchard, the ornamental lake’s edge, our gorgeous courtyards, rolling open spaces, tree lined avenues or just a magical corner, you have plenty of choice to inspire your wedding photographer to capture the magic of your day.
We are a dedicated wedding venue. Our packages are all inclusive. There are no hidden costs. We remove the stress for you and treat you like one of our family members, working with you to make the day truly yours with your personality firmly stamped on everything that happens.
Our luxurious onsite wedding suite offers you accommodation for six people on the night of your wedding. You will have access to three beautifully appointed bedrooms, four bathrooms, a purpose built dressing and preparation room (including an area for hair and make-up) and a dining space to enjoy each other’s company.
We allow for self-catering beverages with no corkage to allow you to allocate your budget to the special items. Our stunning new all-weather ceremony and reception venue (Potter’s Well) will open in November, 2019. Potter’s Well sits on the edge of our ornamental lake providing outdoor views from the decking and courtyard gardens as well as a beautiful cathedral ceiling indoor venue.
Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the wedding planning process and we are here to help you along that journey, working with you to ensure that The Gardens at Bullimah is the perfect backdrop to your perfect wedding
We have teamed with local providers who share our passion and commitment to providing you with a unique and perfect day. From catering to guest accommodation to music options, to buses and flowers and make-up and hair and all of the other details – we can make it easy.
Whatever it is that you desire – talk to us and we will work with you, to make it happen.
- AV system
- Bar area
- Bridal change room
- BYO alcohol
- BYO catering
- Clean-up included
- Fire pit
- Marquee or Tent
- No curfew
- Tables and seating
- Wet weather cover
- Wheelchair Access
- Air conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Linen supplied
- Open fireplace
- Towels supplied
- Washing machine
- Wheelchair access
Owner / Manager
Everything in The Gardens at Bullimah relates back to the gardens.
This is a family garden stretching across approximately twenty five acres (or 10 hectares ) of ex-farm land which has required many, many years of loving work to restore the soil and growing conditions.
The Gardens at Bullimah is nestled between rolling farmlands and an Old School Site. The old school site once housed the local school house which was surrounded in its own delightful garden of the time.
When we first arrived we noticed jonquils and other spring bulbs, a reminder of a happy school garden, popping up in our own developing gardens. We loved the giant Morten Bay Figs and old Pines that we knew could tell stories of bygone school days and it helped to inspire us to create a little of our own history.
Our garden spaces have been beautifully designed by ‘Patrick O’Neil Designs’.
Patrick studied Garden Design at the prestigious English Gardening School in Chelsea, under the tutelage of prominent English gardening doyen Rosemary Alexander.
Patrick’s designs in The Gardens at Bullimah fuse timeless materials and classic styling with contemporary approaches to ecological planting design. His work is a reflection of where our family heart lies.
Not long after purchasing the property we noticed a cleared section of bushland that remained green throughout summer. After some initial clearing, a small, rectangular and largely rotted wooden well was discovered. Our children found and collected fragments of china, pottery, and many small coloured bottles from the area around the well. After some discussion with long-term residents of the Lake Powell area, it was discovered that in the early 1900’s, Chinese workers who had come south to work on the Elleker to Nornalup Railway line, had camped around the area. They became known for the small market gardens they grew to supplement their specific food requirements. The land now known as Bullimah (meaning ‘a piece or place of heaven’) had its gardening history born in those hard working immigrants. We feel it is an honour to be able to recreate the use of some of this land for the production of fresh and healthy produce that we can share with you.
We have called our stunning reception venue ‘POTTER’S WELL’ in honour of the first gardeners of Bullimah.
The name just seems to fit perfectly.
The first house we built is where our children’s childhood memories were made. That house has since been replaced with the beautiful Bullimah Homestead where you and your wedding party can enjoy some simple elegance.
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