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Mayfield Maze
Everyone wants to know when the Mayfield Maze is open along with all 65 hectares of the Hawkins’ Family Garden. The answer is 64 days a year, during the four seasonal festivals. The Mayfield Maze is one of the largest English Box Hedge Maze in Australia and is 1.4 km long.

Glamping in the Garden
The second question on everyone’s lips is, “When can I go glamping at Mayfield?” Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Autumn Glamping has been canceled for the 2019 season. Mayfield is working hard to enhance this unique experience that’s on everyone’s bucket list and hopes to have a new offering for Spring 2019. If you require a refund for the Autumn season, please contact Simple Pleasures Camping Co. on +61 434 107 246.

Private and Corporate Events
Mayfield is here to help you create a stunning event of your own at Mayfield, be it a Christmas party, corporate retreat or private event. Click on the link below to find out how we can make your next corporate or private event one to remember.

Private Tour

July 1 — June 30   9:00 am — 4:00 pm

The Personal and Private Garden Tour takes your Mayfield experience to a whole new level…

Picked up from local accommodation in Bathurst & Oberon, on arrival a personal tour around the Hawkins’ Family Garden, plus areas that cannot be viewed during seasonal festivals! Enter through the family’s private entrance and view the private areas normally not open outside of festival events. View Australia’s 2nd largest Maze, Mayfield Chapel, the Rose Garden, croquet lawn, the sculptured garden, and amphitheatre. You will be served a private lunch including Mayfield’s signature ‘Communal Feast’ in The Glass House. Following lunch, walk through the Hawkins private Japanese Garden and within Mayfield House which isn’t even on the Mayfield map during seasonal seasons. Before you leave, you’ll stop into the Cafe & Nursery Produce Store so you can take away a piece of Mayfield home with you!

It will be a day you’ll never forget and a life-experience which should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Sculpture Garden by Talisman Gallery

December 7   9:00 am — 4:30 pm


Ron Fitzpatrick and the Talisman Gallery are renowned for their beautiful metal work. The sculptures made from metal and glass and supported by sandstone blocks are the focus of this pop-up installation throughout Mayfield’s Outdoor Nursery and also feature some of the Nursery’s cool-climate plants. Each one is available for purchase, and make a great centrepiece for your garden. The small glass ornaments, also by Ron Fitzpatrick and the Talisman Gallery creative team, make a great gift this holiday season.

FREE Entry to the Sculpture Garden. Open between 7 December 2018 and 31 January 2019 (Closed 25- 26 December) from 9 am to 4:30 pm and all works and plants on display are available for purchase.

Winter Festival

July 6 — July 21   9:00 am — 4:30 pm

July 6-21 2019
Explore beyond Mayfield Garden and see areas of the Hawkins’ Family Garden up to the Parterre. In winter, the bluestone masonry becomes the star – all the bluestone is quarried nearby, hand cut, and hand laid by Mayfield’s own stonemasons.

Spring Festival

October 5 — October 27   9:00 am — 4:30 pm

October 05-27, 2019
See 65 hectares including the Mayfield Maze during the 22-day Spring Festival. The Hawkins Family Garden is open for the public, so this is your opportunity to explore all of Mayfield. Not only is the English inspired Mayfield Maze open, but you can see the Croquet Court, the Hawkins’ Family Chapel, the Chook Hilton, the 80-metre Cascade & Temple and much more. Take one of our rowboats out on Mayfield Lake (at no additional cost) or play one of our interactive games with your family and friends – these are scattered throughout the garden. IT’s even easier to see it all with our courtesy hop-on-hop-off bus which will be making several stops around the garden.

Summer Festival

January 11 — January 26   9:00 am — 4:30 pm

January 11-26 2020
Wander beyond Mayfield Garden to see areas of the Hawkins’ Family Garden up to the Rose Garden. See the stunning croquet court and rose garden.

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