Welcome

Located in the beautiful Southern Highlands of New South Wales, just 2 hours drive from either Sydney or Canberra and 1 hour from Wollongong.

The Secret Garden is the love child of Kathy Finigan, a horticulturalist with over 30 years of experience. Established in 1994, the garden has grown to cover the full 5 acres of the property, spanning different aspects and faces of the property to give completely different growing climates, accommodating a range of plants.

Whether you are engaged or getting married, you have an important event or simply want to get some beautiful photography done, The Secret Garden is the perfect location. With a myriad of different areas in the garden, no two photos will look the same.

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Garden Wedding

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Garden Parties

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Local Florals

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Wedding Photographs

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Photography

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Garden Tours

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Beautiful gardens. We had the most amazing day and night. The hosts are so obliging and wonderful. You will not be disappointed with The Secret Garden.

Beth & James – 2018

The Wisteria Arbour

One of the most photographed features of our garden, the Wisteria Arbour is elegant and picturesque.

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The Wisteria Arbour

One of the most photographed features of our garden, the Wisteria Arbour is elegant and picturesque.

The Marquee Lawn

Ideal for a large marquee or sperry tent, the lawn area is almost half and acre of lush grass and landscaped gardens.

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The Marquee Lawn

Ideal for a large marquee or sperry tent, the lawn area is almost half and acre of lush grass and landscaped gardens.

The Rose Lawn

One of our most popular areas for weddings, the Rose Lawn is surrounded by roses and large enough to cater for bigger weddings and functions.

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The Rose Lawn

One of our most popular areas for weddings, the Rose Lawn is surrounded by roses and large enough to cater for bigger weddings and functions.

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The Birch Walk

Perfect for photography shoots, the Birch Walk is one of our most constant gardens and is perfect for winter events with the daffodils in full bloom.

The Birch Walk

Perfect for photography shoots, the Birch Walk is one of our most constant gardens and is perfect for winter events with the daffodils in full bloom.

Megan’s Garden

A private garden in memory of Megan, Megan’s Garden is pretty in pink and white with a Chinese Weeping Elm at its heart. This garden is perfect for intimate weddings.

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Megan’s Garden

A private garden in memory of Megan, Megan’s Garden is pretty in pink and white with a Chinese Weeping Elm at its heart. This garden is perfect for intimate weddings.

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The Wedding Gazebo

Our white gazebo is set against our man made lake with the Cherry Blossom walk as the backdrop. Our gazebo is popular for wedding ceremonies.

The Wedding Gazebo

Our white gazebo is set against our man made lake with the Cherry Blossom walk as the backdrop. Our gazebo is popular for wedding ceremonies.

Cherry Blossom Walk

Be transported into another world where cherry blossoms and magnolia trees line the garden path. Perfect for photography shoots or dreamy wedding photos.

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Cherry Blossom Walk

Be transported into another world where cherry blossoms and magnolia trees line the garden path. Perfect for photography shoots or dreamy wedding photos.

Thoughts on Weddings

An autumn marquee wedding for Melia and Joseph.

An autumn marquee wedding for Melia and Joseph.

Melia and Joseph had the hardest ofΒ  times trying to organise their wedding. Their first wedding was cancelled due to the 2020 lockdown and their second when their venue closed in 2021. After this it they decided it would be simpler to do a DIY outdoor wedding. For...

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A very wet Autumn Wedding.

A very wet Autumn Wedding.

Leonie and Kyle still got to have their dream day despite record torrential rain. They were very organised and started planning their wedding nearly 2 years in advance. With lots of children in the immediate family that they wanted to be there to help them celebrate...

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