Canonbury Cottage

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Venues reopen for hire

From 1 May 2021 venues reopen for birthday parties and private functions. COVID-19 Safety Plan and new Conditions of Hire have been developed for each of our facilities. Please refer to the individual venue page for more specific information on each space. We require 7 days notice for bookings.

  • 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 10 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
Saturday hire per hour (min 2 hours)$97.50$175$89
Saturday hire - up to 6 hours$390$175$89
Sunday hire per hour (min 2 hours)$97.50$175$103
Sunday hire - up to 6 hours$390$175$103
Cancellation Fees
Less than 28 days of Event100%n/an/a
Greater than 28 days of Event$55n/an/a


All hirers must agree to the Conditions of Hire and additional COVID-19 Conditions of Hire (PDF).

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