Canonbury Cottage

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Temporary closures

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our community and staff, only limited venues are currently open for restricted regular activities. We are not able to accept any casual hire or children’s birthday party bookings during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please email us for more information.

  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage
  • Canonbury Cottage

About this venue


McKell Park, 159 Darling Point Rd, Darling Point.


On weekends Canonbury Cottage is available for social gatherings and weddings and must be hired in conjunction with McKell Park. Additional fees may apply for park bookings.

During the week the Cottage is available for social events, recreational activities and community groups. The upstairs offices are available on application.


Canonbury Cottage is available for hire from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week.


Up to 30 people.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges for Cottage hire only (incl. GST - valid to 30 June 2021)

Type of bookingHire FeeBondCleaning Fee
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$35$175n/a
Hire per exercise session (1.5 hours)$52.50$175n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$140$175n/a
Community Groups, Not for profit
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$22$175n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$88$175n/a
Private Parties - Rate for Mon-Fri bookings only
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$97.50$175$140
Hire - up to 6 hours$390$175$140
Cancellation Fees
Less than 28 days of Event100%n/an/a
Greater than 28 days of Event$55n/an/a


Email your request to


Telephone us to check availability and make a tentative booking.

Additional information

Equipment and facilities available:

Downstairs room - approximately 8.9m x 4m (includes stairwell of 2.4m).

Kitchen facilities including fridge and kettle, tables and chairs.

Parking: Limited on-street parking available.


Venue Coordinator
Telephone: 9391 7170 for weekday (Mon-Fri) bookings
Telephone: 9391 7077 for weekend (Sat-Sun) and park bookings
Fax: 9391 7044