The green pastures and rolling hills of Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand, were chosen to portray Hobbiton and The Shire in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Matamata offers many unique, beautiful locations for your special wedding day. Hire a wedding planner, find a wedding venue, book a wedding car or organise a range of other wedding services in Matamata. more
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Mobile-friendly - Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.
Mobile-friendly - Luxurious accommodation in a private rural and lake setting. Lakeview Lodge, centrally located between Cambridge, Matamata & Tirau, offers a private lakeside escape. Bordering Lake Karapiro and Maungatautari Mountain providing a beautiful backdrop. Our breath taking setting instantly relaxes its guests with its surroundings.
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