Mornington Peninsula Weddings and Events | Farmhouse Accommodation | Art Gallery and Studios

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FAQ

 BUTTERFLY RED HILL WEDDINGS FAQ:

CAN I BOOK IN A TOUR? ABSOLUTELY! THE BEST WAY TO EXPLORE EVERYTHING BUTTERFLY RED HILL HAS TO OFFER IS TO ARRANGE A PRIVATE TOUR. CONTACT US TODAY TO ARRANGE A TIME; APPOINTMENTS ESSENTIAL.

HOW MANY GUESTS CAN WE HAVE? BUTTERFLY RED HILL OFFERS SEVERAL OPTIONS FOR YOUR DREAM WEDDING AND RECEPTION. THE GALLERY CAN ACCOMMODATE APPROX 100 GUESTS FOR A SIT-DOWN RECEPTION, OR APPROX 150 FOR A COCKTAIL RECEPTION. WE ARE CURRENTLY IN THE DEVELOPMENT STAGES FOR A NEW OUTDOOR BANQUET AREA WHICH WILL ACCOMMODATE APPROX 120 FOR A SIT-DOWN RECEPTION OR UP TO 200 FOR A COCKTAIL RECEPTION.

DO YOU ALLOW CHILDREN? YES! We love to see the joy and wonder children experience as they explore the gorgeous property at Butterfly Red Hill. Please not that children must be supervised at all times whilst at Butterfly Red Hill, as we are an agricultural property with a large Pond and farm machinery etc. We recommend and can assist with engaging professional child minding or entertainment for young guests at Butterfly Red Hill Weddings, and can also include some of the wonderful Gallery Games Room equipment for use during your event.

DO YOU ALLOW PETS? We’ve loved seeing some of our couple’s share their wedding day with their special fur babies at Butterfly Red Hill! Whether they have a starring role as the ring bearer or simply want to sit front and centre to watch the ceremony action and pose for photos, we’d love for your whole family to be there with you on the day. We do ask that you assign a special minder for your fur baby to ensure they are well looked after for the day. We can assist with engaging a pet minding professional for on the day if you require someone to help with this.

IS THERE ON-SITE PARKING? Yes, we have limited on-site parking for up to 50 cars. Though we do strongly recommend that couples use shuttle buses to help bring their guests to Butterfly Red Hill. We are more than happy to help with recommendations for local shuttle services.

HOW MANY WEDDINGS DO YOU DO PER DAY? Just yours! We want to help make sure everything is just perfect for your special day. The packages that we offer our couples are inclusive of 3 nights accommodation on-site. Giving you exclusive use of the Farm House, Gardens and Gallery for the duration of your stay. We have one wedding

IS THE PROPERTY WHEEL CHAIR FRIENDLY? The Gallery and Gardens at Butterfly Red Hill offer wheel chair accessible paths and entry ways. There is also one ambulant toilet at the gallery too.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS INCLEMENT WEATHER? In the event severe or wet weather is forecast, you are able to hold both the ceremony and reception in the indoor Gallery spaces. We are also in the process of developing an outdoor banquet area that will be suitable for a marquee set up.

IS THERE ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE? Yes! Our wedding packages are inclusive of 3 nights accommodation in the on-site Butterfly Red Hill Farm House and allows the bride and groom and the option of up to 8 additional bridal party, friends or family to stay. We are also happy to recommend some of the wonderful local accommodation options in the region for your guests to stay, should they wish to make a weekend out of it.

ARE CATERING/ BAR STAFF INCLUDED? Butterfly Red Hill is an exclusive use DIY venue that offers our couples the freedom to choose their own catering, bar staff and BYO alcohol to create the wedding of their dreams. We have a wonderful network of wedding suppliers that we work with and are very happy to help you put together the best team of wedding professionals for your event.

CAN YOU HELP US PLAN OUR WEDDING? The team at Butterfly Red Hill are very happy to work closely with you throughout the planning process and can offer input where required. We do ask that you engage a professional wedding coordinator for on-the-day and we are happy to recommend some wonderful coordinators, stylists, photographers, florists, celebrants and musicians to help bring together your own unique wedding celebration.

IS CONFETTI ALLOWED? We are pleased to allow biodegradable confetti, rose petals and bubbles in our outdoor ceremony spaces and can recommend various suppliers for these.

WHERE CAN WE HAVE THE CEREMONY? With 4 acres of gorgeous gardens at Butterfly Red Hill, there are an abundance of beautiful locations throughout the property to hold your wedding ceremony as well as many stunning locations for your photos. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the Gallery is also a beautiful place to hold the ceremony.

IS THERE A DRESSING ROOM FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY? Yes, with exclusive use of the Butterfly Red Hill Farm House, there is plenty of space for the bridal party to prepare for the big celebration.

ARE THERE NOISE RESTRICTIONS? In the interests of keeping our local friends and neighbours happy, we ask that you keep any outside noise and music to a minimum after 10pm and be mindful of the 11pm noise curfew. Please ensure any bands and/or DJ’s operate indoors or within designated outdoor areas agreed upon prior to your event.

DO YOU HAVE HEATING AND COOLING? Yes! Our gallery and farm house spaces are both equipped with split system heating and cooling, ensuring you and your guests will be comfortable all year round.