Rustic Weddings Venues on the NSW South Coast

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Rustic wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW include everything from traditional farm yard barns and sheds to wineries, bars and modern retreats. There are private properties that can be hired for the entire weekend, eco friendly bush retreats, farm wedding venues and beachfront estates that all offer rustic spaces to style for your dream wedding.

The South Coast has rustic wedding venues that cater for intimate 2 person elopements up to gala receptions for 350+ guests. The region also caters to all wedding budgets from affordable to luxury and there are venues that provide all-inclusive packages as well as those that allow couples to DIY everything from food & beverage to styling, hire and flowers.

This is a list of our favourite spots for a rustic wedding on the South Coast of New South Wales. It includes the best barn wedding venues, farm sheds, rustic halls and reception venues in the region. From the Illawarra to the Sapphire Coast, here are 20 rustic wedding venues on the NSW South Coast...

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20 Rustic Wedding Venues - South Coast

Rustic wedding ceremony space at The Woods Farm Jervis Bay
1. The Woods Farm - Bush Chapel

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre nature wonderland that accommodates all of your wedding guests for the weekend in a luxe glamping village and cabins. The property is tailor made for rustic weddings with old tractors, vintage wares and chandeliers hanging in the trees.

For wedding ceremonies there's an amazing bush chapel that has vine covered timber pylons, a covered roof, open walls and a chandelier altar. A majestic 120 metre arbor of jasmine covered archways creates a romantic aisle through bushland to the chapel. 

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The Woods Farm Shed rustic reception venue
2. The Woods Farm - Wedding Shed

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Also at The Woods Farm is this rustic reception venue styled with luxe chandeliers in a purpose built wedding barn. Huge barn doors open onto a large balcony which descends onto surrounding lawns and an outdoor bar area that is typically dotted with couches and outdoor furniture.

Venue hire includes exclusive access to the entire 40 acre farm with use of the wedding chapel & reception hall for 3 days. 

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Barn reception space Homestead Berry
3. The Homestead Berry

  • Location: 8 Homestead Lane, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Homestead Berry's ceremony & reception spaces stand apart from other rustic wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW with modern facilities and a luxe aesthetic that elevates the traditional farm wedding. The farm-style property centres around The Cowshed & Silo Bar which perfectly accommodates 80-90 guests (max 120) and opens onto a covered courtyard perfect for use as an outdoor dance floor.

Five acres of surrounding grounds overlook scenic rural views and offer a gorgeous backdrop for wedding ceremonies & photos. A one-of-a-kind circular pergola made from raw timber is tailor made for rustic wedding ceremonies or there's also the backdrop of a vine-covered silo. Comprehensive wedding packages offer excellent value and include a 2 night stay in 5 luxury suites.

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Rustic wedding barn at Willow Farm
4. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Willow Farm is a 160 acre cattle farm located minutes from South Coast beaches. The landscape features picturesque lush green paddocks, country gardens and an intimate creek front ceremony location. A barn style wedding venue aptly called 'the entertainment shed' provides a rustic space for wedding receptions and marquees, tipis or outdoor receptions can be set up on the lawns.

Amenities at Willow Farm include a farm house that provides accommodation for 10 for the weekend and a Yoga Barn. The Yoga Barn is a modern space that can be utilised as a ceremony venue in the event of wet weather.

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Barn wedding venue at Eleven Eighty
5. Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Eleven Eighty is a quirky little property bursting with creative options for small events with 10 - 80 guests. There's a barn wedding venue that seats 30, a rustic hall that seats 50, an old train carriage that's been refurbished and seats 20 and a grand central courtyard with brick paving that comes with an optional glass covered marquee.

Venue hire includes 3 days exclusive access to the property with accommodation in two onsite cottages. You can pick and choose which spaces to utilise and style them from the free props shed containing a range of tables, chairs, velvet lounges and arbours. 

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Mountain View Farm Rustic Wedding Location
6. Mountain View Farm

  • Location: Tilba Tilba, NSW
  • Capacity: 2 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 14
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Mountain View is an authentic farm wedding venue that sits under the gaze of Mount Gulaga on the Sapphire Coast of NSW. The property features an open-sided rustic shed called The Old Dairy which adjoins a cattle yard courtyard that is well suited to laid back cocktail weddings. There's also space to pitch a tipi and park food trucks.

Mountain View Farm is also the home of pop-up daisy field weddings on the South Coast. Every year from mid August to the end of September huge fields of Everlasting Daisies come into bloom with a one-of-a-kind aisle and altar designed into the plantation. All inclusive micro wedding packages are available that cater for up to 25 guests. 

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rustic wedding venue mimosa
7. Mimosa Wines

  • Location: 2845 Tathra-Bermagui Rd, Bermagui NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 13
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mimosa Wines is a 200 acre vineyard and chefs hatted restaurant with an incredibly scenic outlook over expansive hectares of national park for as far as the eye can see. Styled with raw timber pylons, wooden tables and wine barrels, the restaurant offers the perfect setting for luxe rustic weddings.

Venue hire is $5,000 and includes your wedding ceremony set up on the expansive balcony or spacious Lily Pond Jetty, accommodation for 13 guests in two onsite cottages and exclusive use of the winery on your wedding day. The chef then tailors your menu & drinks package starting at $160/pp which offers amazing value for one of the best foodie venues in Australia. 

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The Pavilion Rustic Weddings
8. The Pavilion Kiama

  • Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 80 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive 

The Pavilion Kiama is a rustic reception venue conveniently situated on Kiama Beach and has expansive ocean views that take in the local lighthouse. The highly affordable venue is a light-filled space with polished wooden floors, an elevated stage and an entrance foyer bar that doubles as a wet weather ceremony space.

While The Pavilion is located in the centre of Kiama less than 5 minutes walk to hotel accommodation, it sits on its own peninsula where there's a rustic grandstand on one side and two rows of old sheds on the other - a perfect all-in-one location for unique wedding photos and sheltered wedding ceremonies.

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Coolangatta Estate Rustic Wedding Destination
9. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Coolangatta Estate is the site of first settlement in the Shoalhaven region and has two rustic wedding venues on its 100 coastal acres. One is a function room with timber decor that caters for weddings of up to 200 guests. The other is a rustic wedding hall which was the original community centre built by convicts and retains its authentic heritage vibe.

The budget friendly winery has a giant fairy-lit fig tree and hedge trimmed croquet lawn for wedding ceremonies and there's a 26 unit motel with a swimming pool that guests can book & pay themselves. Rows of pretty grape vines, a backdrop of bush covered hills and historic buildings offer a variety of rustic backdrops for beautiful wedding photos.

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Growwild is a wildflower farm & barn for rustic wedding ceremonies & receptions
10. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 30 - 120
  • Wedding Venue: Farm & Barn

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a sprawling wildflower farm set on 25 picturesque acres of lawns and plantings surrounded by national park. Due to its rustic location, Growwild is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and you can expect to see lots of unique flora & fauna here, including the occasional Koala.

The gardens provide a beautiful setting for rustic wedding ceremonies and outdoor receptions and there are several secluded lawns & courtyards to choose from. Reception spaces include a luxe garden marquee and a barn wedding venue that seats up to 50 guests. 

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Mali Brae Farm Shed
11. The Barn - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 60 - 110
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mali Brae Farm is a private 90 acre farm with 2 rustic reception venues onsite including this refurbished barn which seats up to 110 guests.

There are 6 ceremony venues to choose from including historic ruins, weeping willows in a pretty waterfront setting and a rustic wedding shed that doubles as a wet weather option. 

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Rustic wedding at The Lodge
12. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Lodge is a 43 room country hotel that offers exclusive venue hire for private events with a 2 night stay for all guests. This unique hotel comes with a luxe rustic wedding hall that is easily styled to any colour scheme and an amazing Pine Tree Cathedral with an open air timber chapel for wedding ceremonies.

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Augustine's Room Rustic Weddings
13. Augustine's Room - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 55
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Augustine's Room at Mali Brae Farm is a luxe rustic reception venue that was purpose built for small weddings of between 30 - 55 guests. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the farm with 6 ceremony sites to choose from and accommodation for 2 in the dairy. 

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Rustic wedding venue Far Meadow Berry
14. Far Meadow Cottage

  • Location: 450b Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The dining room at Far Meadow Cottage is one of the newest venues on the South Coast and offers the perfect setting for rustic weddings with a maximum of 25-30 guests. The cottage has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests for a 2 night minimum stay and gorgeous country-style gardens where you can say "I do" surrounded by a picturesque rural landscape.

The ivy-covered dining room is fully licensed and furnished and has a commercial kitchen for use by your preferred caterers. 

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rustic wedding venue Figbird Cottage
15. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: 330 Comerong Island Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Figbird Cottage is a country wedding venue set within pretty English-style gardens surrounded by peaceful dairy paddocks. As you enter the gardens ornamental white gates open to spacious lawns and an 8 metre fairy-lit rose arbour framed by hundreds of roses and camellia bushes.

The property centres around a luxe European marquee that opens onto a cocktail lawn overlooking surrounding farmland. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire property for 3 days/2 nights with accommodation in two farm houses. Day hire is also available. Inclusion of all furniture, lighting and tableware make Figbird Cottage an affordable option.

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Interbane House Rustic Wedding Location
16. Interbane House

  • Location: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Interbane House is a private 5 bedroom home located on Bald Hill near the take off point for local paragliders. The house has incredible ocean views with a birds eye views of shipping traffic to local ports and directly overlooks the new Sea Cliff Bridge.

The open plan dining room, surrounding balcony and flat backyard offer a choice of settings for rustic weddings and you hire in your preferred caterers and BYO drinks.

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Barn wedding venue South Coast
17. Linnaeus Farm Berry

  • Location: 599 Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: DIY/BYO

Jamie's Barn is located at the bottom of the gardens at Linnaeus Farm Estate and seats a maximum of 25 - 30 guests for wedding ceremonies, elopements and intimate lunch or dinner celebrations. With huge barn doors that open to views of Saddleback Mountain, it's an ideal space for rustic themed events.

The barn sits on 3.5 hectares of manicured country grounds that include a gorgeous miniature lake and lake house, a petanque court, swimming pool, kids playground, orchard and olive grove. The 5 bedroom luxury residence is included with venue hire for two nights and sleeps 12 guests, with additional guests able to be accommodated at sister venues within 5 minutes drive.

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a rustic wedding venue on the South Coast
18. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park, NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue: Georgian Homestead

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a romantic Georgian style country homestead perfect for vintage or rustic styled weddings. The all-in-one wedding location caters for ceremonies & photos in the 3 acres of English gardens followed by wedding receptions in a light-filled conservatory, adjoining rustic courtyard and marquee.

With mountain and country backdrops setting the scene for relaxed country weddings, Ravensthorpe is the ideal spot to enjoy a 24 hour wedding experience on the South Coast. Wedding packages include getting ready to ceremony to reception and a recovery brunch the following day. Accommodation for 14 wedding guests.

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Fig Tree Park is a new BYO wedding venue on the South Coast
19. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Wedding Venue: Private Estate

Fig Tree Park is a brand new blank canvas wedding venue located in the Sapphire Coast region of Southern NSW. The property features a landscape well suited to rustic wedding ceremonies and receptions including vine covered arbours, rose gardens and wide open lawns.

Just 2 minutes away from local beaches, the homestead and gardens afford scenic views across the local countryside to the ocean. You can set up a marquee near beautiful old fig trees and have the open sea as your wedding backdrop. The property sleeps 2 and suits micro weddings & elopements up to events for 200. 

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Kullindi Homestead Wedding Location
20. Kullindi Homestead

  • Location: Booderee National Park, Ellmoos Rd, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 20 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Wedding packages: DIY/BYO

Kullindi Homestead is a farm style wedding venue located on the banks of Sussex Inlet near Jervis Bay. Events centre around a waterfront jetty where an expansive lawn offers a blank canvas to create your dream wedding. With installation of a tipi the space is easily transformed into a rustic wedding venue and food trucks and drinks carts are welcome.

Venue hire starts at $3,800 and includes 5 self contained units that sleep 20 guests plus the option for additional guests to camp. 

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The South Coast of NSW has a wonderful selection of rustic wedding venues that all offer something a little bit different. From modern wedding barns to refurbished farm sheds, the above list of rustic wedding venues are some of the best spots to get married on the NSW South Coast.

For more amazing places to tie the knot, check out our list of favourite South Coast wedding venues.