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Spring Has Sprung

It's officially wedding season!

Walking around a park in the Inner West today it dawned on me that it's finally Spring time! In fact, today would have been the perfect day for an outdoor wedding: no wind, not too hot and the clearest of blue skies. 

If the sunny weather has kick started your wedding planning back into gear, and you need venue ideas, it might pay to check out the offerings of the Royal Botanic Gardens. A few weeks ago (on a similarly perfectly clear winter day) the gardens held their annual weddings open day and my finacee and I headed along.

The Botanic Gardens Restaurant is not for the gigantic wedding, it ideally fits about 60-80 guests seated on the deck with the inside reserved as a fantastic dance floor. We really loved the vast plantation-style ceilings and the neutral and modern decor. You could dress the space up as elaborately or as sparsely as you liked and it would still  have great atmosphere. 

Our favourite part was the lush greenery that surrounds the venue, it feels like you are dining in a dense tropical forest. 

The gardens themselves have dozens of spots to hold your ceremony with covered options you can book as a weather back up. 

The gardens wedding is definitely high on our list for the quintessential Sydney wedding. 

Are you planning a wedding? What other Sydney venues have you checked out?