Cop Cot is Central Park’s largest wooden structure. Cop Cot is Celtic for “little cottage on the crest of the hill.” Many couples like it because it is keeping with the rustic feel of an outdoors wedding since it is made of wood and is covered in foliage in the summer. It would suit a fairly large wedding party and it is great for couples who want a little shade from the sunshine in the Summer, and a space that is somewhat enclosed to give a little privacy. The roof does not provide shelter from any rain, but it does have plenty of benches along the sides.
Cop Cot is very close to the South end of Central Park, so bear that in mind when considering where else you might like to take photos. You would have to walk along the Mall to get to the middle of Central Park from here, which gives the opportunity for nice photographs along the way, but a walk of around a mile might not suit everyone. If you stand inside Cop Cot, you can see the entrance to Central Park from there, so it is a very short walk from a car to the wedding location, but it is up a steep hill. There are rocks nearby that provide a great opportunity for fabulous group photos with the iconic skyline in the background.
Below are some wedding photographs from Cop Cot and the immediately surrounding area. These photos are intended to show the location in as much useful detail as possible for any couples considering a wedding there. Please feel free to email me, if you would like any further advice or information on this location.