Our Story

Whitehaven is a unique Tudor style building located in the picturesque Plenty Valley. The building is set amongst 12 acres of landscaped English gardens with scenic hills and panoramic mountain views. It is only 40km north of Melbourne and a 20 minute drive from the Melbourne International Airport.

Built in 1986 by proprietors Carol and Ron Walsh it was designed initially for Weddings and it is also the ideal meeting place for Seminars, Corporate Conferences, Training Courses, Business Lunches, Gala Dinners, Birthday Celebrations, Cocktail Parties, Engagements, Anniversaries, Birth Naming's and Funerals.

Carol and Ron's passion for good food, excellence in service and a very personal approach make Whitehaven truly outstanding. An eye for detail has made it a luxurious venue and constant quality control accredits Whitehaven with the maximum 4 star rating in food hygiene.

Venue facilities are:

  • Helicopter landing facilities 'Whitehaven Heliport' (day and night) Wedding Helicopter
  • Onsite parking for over 200 cars
  • Landscaped English gardens with views of the Great Dividing Range
  • Drive through undercover entrance, with easy access and no stairs.

We are available to answer any questions regarding your special occasion.

Please phone for further information or inspection: Tel: (03) 9716 1122




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"Whitehaven, you are to be congratulated and Whittlesea can be proud to have a reception venue that is equal to none!"

“We hope “Whitehaven” stays as special as it is, forever.”