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Elegant Escarpment Wedding – Coen and Chloe

On a delightful afternoon in May this year, lovebirds Coen and Chloe became husband and wife. They shared their wedding with a gathering of friends and family, tying the knot on the Escarpment against the sweeping hinterland backdrop of Flaxton Gardens. By the end of the day, many joyful tears had been shed – particularly by […]

Sellah and Nicholas’ Love Story

Spring Wedding Spring weddings are notorious for their sudden downpours and overall unpredictability, but for Sellah and Nicholas, the weather couldn’t have been brighter. Warm sunshine illuminated the Flaxton Gardens Restaurant Gardens and a smooth breeze drifted around the white drapes on the Gazebo. The timing was perfect – the loving couple were married surrounded by blossoming flowers […]

Jacqui and Adam’s Elopement at Flaxton Gardens

A Flaxton Gardens Luxury Elopement When you think of elopement, you probably think of young couples sneaking off to tie the knot in a courthouse, back when arranged marriages and pressure from families were commonplace. These days, elopement is less about escaping marital expectations and more about holding a simple, intimate wedding with close friends and family, rather than a larger, more […]

Sarina and Tim’s Love Story

A Flaxton Gardens Wedding No wedding could be lovelier than one spent in warmth, tranquillity and the intimacy of family and friends. This can be attested by Sarina and Timothy, newlyweds who had the joy of experiencing such a wedding at Flaxton Gardens. They entrusted the Flaxton Gardens Team with their dream of an unpretentious and homely wedding, and the couple was blessed with a day that perfected […]

Laura and Andrew’s Love Story

Flaxton Fantasy   As March of 2018 came to an end, autumn began to settle in the hills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The summer heat eased to a soothing chill, leaves shrivelled into the colours of sunset and afternoon fog glided among the bunya pines. The environment experienced a seasonal change, and so did the relationship between newly-engaged Laura and […]

Alison and Alain – Featured Flaxton Gardens Wedding

Old Soul…Mates To marry your best friend is a rare and precious thing. Often, we become so lost in the infatuation and ambiguity of romance that we forget true love blossoms on the foundations of deep friendship and commitment. But for newlyweds Alison and Alain, these foundations were laid from the beginning of their relationship. […]

90 Days to Nuptials – Jocelyn and Daniel

How to Organise Your Wedding in 90 days Let’s get real – weddings are exhausting. Venues, celebrants, photographers and entertainers must be booked, the wedding dress needs to be purchased, the vows have to be written and so forth. With every detail, the average time it takes to plan a wedding is six to twelve […]

From Fulham to Flaxton, with a dash of Royalty

A Touch of Royalty comes to the Sunshine Coast Alan Thompson, Owner and Executive Chef at Flaxton Gardens, has had quite an illustrious career in haute cuisine, beginning with his training in New Zealand. Alan decided to pursue a career in London, working as Head Chef for a number of well-known chefs over several years […]

Naomi and Ross – An Italian Affair

Our Dream Wedding Ross and Naomi were blessed with a magical yet cosy marriage at Flaxton Gardens in December, 2017. The weekday wedding had everything they could have wished for – summer weather, meaningful moments shared with family and an emotional ceremony. However, in their prior preparations, they were unsure which venue could handle such […]
Kurt Wyss Artist

Flaxton Gardens decks the walls with Swiss Artworks

Kurt Wyss – Art Exhibition At Flaxton Gardens we love to showcase the work of our local Sunshine Coast artists in our Vineyard Restaurant as often as we can. Our current Art Exhibition is showcasing the lifetime work of Swiss painter, Kurt Wyss. Kurt’s work will be on display for a limited time, so don’t […]

Carissa and Joshua – An Engagement with a Twist

Congratulations to Carissa and Joshua, who recently became Engaged at Flaxton Gardens and shared their love story with us below. The Introduction After being introduced by mutual friends whilst living and working in Saudi Arabia, and then dating for a while, they soon talked about getting married. Whilst still living overseas, Carissa and Joshua decided […]

From Hair to Eternity – Sharmane and Daniel

The gorgeous Sharmane is often working on the other side of weddings as one of the team of hairstylists with Evalyn Parsons Hair. However this year, Sharmane experienced what it was like to be a bride when she married her sweetheart, Daniel at Flaxton Gardens. Having visited Flaxton Gardens at the Hinterland Wedding Summer Showcase earlier […]

Flaxton Gardens Inspires Romance – Trish and David

Romance is Alive and Well at Flaxton Gardens Romance blossomed when Trish and David visited Flaxton Gardens one auspicious morning in the Christmas holidays. Although they weren’t yet engaged, the couple had previously discussed marriage and stopped by to check out the wedding options on offer. An impromptu proposal followed when the pair sat down […]

Drome-dairy Dessert with a Difference

Flaxton Gardens and QCamel put Camel Milk on the Menu Flaxton Gardens has recently partnered with a local Sunshine Coast Camel Milk dairy to bring to our customers a dessert with a difference! QCamel is a family-owned dairy near the Glasshouse Mountains and was the first to produce pasteurised Camel Milk in Australia. Lovingly made using […]

Weekday Wedding – Marguerite and Glenn

Marguerite and Glenn were married at Flaxton Gardens in April this year, on the Thursday prior to the Easter long weekend. A fabulous idea incorporating a weekday wedding with a long weekend, enabling interstate guests to travel for the wedding and stay for the weekend on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine Coast Hinterland has […]

A Great Day Out in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Taking High Tea to the Next Level Recently we had the crew from the Channel 7 program, The Great Day Out filming at Flaxton Gardens and interviewing Mariana about our new Famous High Tea! Laurel Edwards was reviewing three quite different Sunshine Coast High Tea experiences, including Flaxton Gardens, Elements at Montville and Chocolate to Chilli. Each […]
Jasmine Ballantyne at Flaxton Gardens

Waiting for her Big Break Dancing

Celebrating the Successes of our Staff Members At Flaxton Gardens, we love celebrating the successes of our employees. One of our newer staff members, Jasmine Ballantyne, recently participated in the International Hip Hop Competition, Dancer’s Paradise, in Cancun, Mexico competing against countries such as Canada, New Zealand, Korea and USA, winning First Prize with her […]
Visit Sunshine Coast at Flaxton Gardens

Visit Sunshine Coast Familiarisation Tour

We were visited in May by a fabulous team of volunteers from various Visitor Information Centres around the Sunshine Coast, lead by Bev Dooley of Visit Sunshine Coast. With the aim to experience Flaxton Gardens’ amazing hospitality, they were treated to Flaxton’s Famous High Tea. The group were then taken on a tour of the […]
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