Cater weddings, conferences, cricket oval, gardens Woodlands Estate is located in Gordonton just north of Hamilton. Woodlands is Waikato’s most romantic wedding venue featuring 15 acres of beautiful gardens and formal lawns. Only 15 minutes north of Hamilton and 70 minutes south of Auckland. Woodlands is an ideal wedding venue due to it’s central North Island location. Family, guests and especially the bride and groom, can relax and enjoy the wedding day at their own pace at this beautiful venue. Your wedding party is encouraged to use the full scope of 15 acres of gardens and tour through the beautiful Historic Homestead, helping to create an extra special memory. The estate is very private, well off the road and looks magnificent lit at night as well as being breathtaking during the day.