Winter heritage escapes

Winter heritage escapes - exclusive discounts for members of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Historic Arcadia Lodge overlooking the sunlit harbour
Arcadia Lodge Russell, Northlandexpand/collapse

As a member, you enjoy free entry to heritage places owned or cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. Why not plan a weekend or mid-week getaway? Your membership also offers you discounted rates at selected heritage B&Bs across the country. Read on to find out more about three great examples, that are all within exploring distance of one or more of our heritage places. To get your special rate, simply show your card and/or include your membership number at the time of booking.

Winter is an ideal time for exploring New Zealand’s heritage sites – beat the crowds, take advantage of lower rates, enjoy one-on-one experiences, and experience New Zealand’s heritage before the international travellers rush back. 

Try these bespoke B&Bs when planning your next get-away, and turn your holiday into something extraordinary. 

Arcadia Lodge 
Russell, Northland

Within exploring distance of Pompallier Mission and Printery.

There’s nowhere in the Bay of Islands quite like Arcadia Lodge Russell. This boutique accommodation is set within a magnificent circa 1902 heritage house, offering elevated and uninterrupted water views across the tranquil Matauwhi Bay, and just a stroll around the corner to Russell. Arcadia has proudly been hosting guests for nearly 100 years.

Phone: 09 403 7756 Email: 
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Member discount: 10% off the advertised rates from October to May.

Braemar on Parliament Street

Within exploring distance of Ewelme Cottage and Highwic

Braemar on Parliament Street is the only late Victorian townhouse in the Auckland CBD still used as a residence. Built in 1901, it has been lovingly restored as a historic bed and breakfast.

Phone: 09 377 5463
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Member discount: 15% discount off the advertised rates from 1 April - 30 September and 10% from 1 October - 31 March.

Burnside Homestead

Within exploring distance of Totara Estate and Clarks Mill

Burnside Homestead is a Category 1-listed historic home offering bed and breakfast accommodation and some great heritage features like the octagonal great hall and the heritage-listed trees planted in the 1860s.

Phone: 03 432 4194 Email:
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Member discount: Stay two nights and get the 3rd night free.