Twinkling fairy lights makes perfect wedding photo backdrop

PERFECT BACKDROP: Carl and Jessica Stevenson at the Avenue of Lights at Preston Peak Winery.
PERFECT BACKDROP: Carl and Jessica Stevenson at the Avenue of Lights at Preston Peak Winery. SAY MILK PHOTOGRAPHY

A STUNNING row of fairy lights creates a magical backdrop for couples getting married at Preston Peak Winery.

Preston Peak Functions owner Rick Osborne, designer Linda Seeto and property owners Ashley Smith and Kym Thumpkin had a vision to create a new element that wowed guests.

After months of planning, preparation and installation, the Avenue of Lights was created.

It consists of 1.5km of lights in 26 trees, including two in the garden area.

About 53,500 golden LED lights now sparkle in the beautiful trees that line the Preston Peak driveway.

Preston Peak new lights.
Preston Peak new lights.

It has already proven popular with newlywed couples and guests, with it becoming another photo destination within the venue.

Mr Osborne said he was always thinking of new ways to make the venue look even more spectacular.

"Everyone is really loving it and are really excited about the new photo opportunities," he said.

"The winery's infrastructure is complete so now I am looking at ways to make sure there are more amazing photo opportunities throughout the whole property.

"Now come evening time we don't lose the ambiance outside, with the lights making it look absolutely magical."

Preston Peak Winery is one of the most-sought-after wedding venues in the region and Mr Osborne said the venue budgets for about 120 weddings each financial year.

For more information and booking details phone Mr Osborne on 0418865336.

Preston Peak new lights.
Preston Peak new lights.


ENGAGED couples can dream, plan and be inspired at the Preston Peak Wedding Festival.

It was held for the first time last year and Preston Peak Fuctions is bringing it back again on Sunday, January 21 from 10am until 2pm.

Those who attend will be able to wander through the wedding tree pavilion and bridal cottage, be dazzled by the wedding chandelier in the cellar door and relax in the beautiful Preston Peak Winery surrounds.

There will be opportunities to talk with photographers, cake makers, videographers, entertainment providers and stylists.

Guests can relax on the lawns with a glass of Preston Peak sparkling or beer and sample its famous grazing platter and delicious bites created by the chef and team.

Entry fee is $5.

Every couple attending the Festival will go in the draw to win an incredible wedding package valued at more than $10,000.

For more information search Preston Peak Functions on Facebook.

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