Gardens and Chapel at Firth Tower

266 Tower Road, Matamata, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour
Firth Tower

Hosted by Firth Tower

SpacetoCo Host since July 2022

About this space

Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere in our variety of themed gardens, expansive lawns and shady trees in the Historic Reserve. Nestled amongst the gardens is the quaint 1914 chapel seating 100 guests and provides a beautiful space to gather with friends and family with the addition of 12 more historic buildings showcasing exhibits in one of New Zealand's largest farming museums. The venue is ideal for booking a private function or community event.

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Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and this will be shown at the checkout.

Opening times


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm



• No alcohol allowed on site at Firth Tower

• Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted if organized by the hirer. Firth Tower staff are not able to serve food / beverages.

• Only wedding ceremonies and or photos in the church or garden setting are available at Firth Tower. No reception functions ( E.G reception parties)

• Hot water is not readily available for outdoor functions.

• No electrical supply for events in wet conditions.

Set up / pack down

• Firth Tower staff can set up / pack down within hours 9am – 5pm. Any additional time outside of these hours a set up or pack down fee will apply.


• No candles, rose petal or confetti in or around the church

Wedding photographs only

• Only permitted if another function isn’t booked at Firth Tower.


  • Firth Tower Museum and grounds are strictly a no smoking or vaping area. Smoking/vaping is permitted in the car park picnic area only.

Health and Safety

  • All bookings will undergo an event safety management plan and venue site safety instructions provided to all users and bookings.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 2 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 90% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Off street car parking down the right of way driveway. Overflow car parking available behind the public toilet block on the grass area.

Space Terms and Conditions

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