Country Wedding Venues In Victoria

Country Wedding Venues VIC

If you're looking for the most beautiful country wedding venues in Victoria you'll love this list of barns, farms and private homesteads which are all situated in scenic out-of-town locations. All of these amazing country venues have stunning ceremony and reception spaces with sweeping views over farm land, rolling green hills, lush mountains and forest landscapes.

The best places for a country wedding in VIC include a wide variety of venues from heritage and modern event spaces to luxurious or authentically rustic wedding venues. All of the venues on this list have accommodation for wedding guests onsite or nearby, making them the perfect places for a destination wedding in country Victoria.

Wedding venues in rural Victoria make planning a destination wedding easy. Their wedding packages range from DIY & BYO where you can hire your own choice of caterers to all inclusive wedding venues that arrange everything for you. If you're opting to hire a DIY venue, owners typically provide a list of local wedding vendors to assist in your planning.

From farm and barn wedding venues just outside of Melbourne, to little-known hilltop homesteads well off-the-beaten-track, these are Victoria's best country wedding venues.


Top 10 Country Venues in VIC
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Top 10 Country Wedding Venues in Victoria

Country wedding venue Feathertop Winery
1. Feathertop Winery Estate

  • Location: 6619 Great Alpine Road, Porepunkah, VIC 3740
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Feathertop Winery Estate is a luxury wedding venue in country Victoria that features panoramic views over lush green vines and rolling hills to Mount Buffalo and the Victorian Alps. The Tuscan-inspired vineyard is exclusively yours for 4 days and comes with a dream team to coordinate your wedding from planning through to set up & styling.

Unique reception spaces at the vineyard include a vine-covered pergola perfect for dining outdoors, a traditional barrel room and a subterranean vault. 

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Rural wedding venue Chapter Barn
2. Chapter Barn

  • Location: 100 Lomagnos Road, Outtrim, VIC 3951
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 4
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Chapter Barn & Studio is a beautiful country wedding venue overlooking the stunning scenery of the Bass Coast and Wilsons Promontory. Perched high on a ridge top the expansive views surrounding the barn provide an incredible backdrop for wedding ceremonies, photos and outdoor receptions in the barn’s courtyard.

The barn itself has been lovingly restored, featuring exposed hardwood beams, expansive windows and elegant finishes. Weddings here are eco friendly with solar supplemented power, full recycling and on-site rainwater. Wedding packages are dry hire and come with 2 nights accommodation for up to 4 people in the Studio.

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Country wedding location Barunah Plains
3. Barunah Plains Homestead

  • Location: 4484 Hamilton Highway, Hesse, VIC 3321
  • Capacity: 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 65
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

One of the best wedding destinations in country Victoria is Barunah Plains Homestead, an historic 10 bedroom mansion situated on a merino sheep station 40 minutes west of Geelong. The remote location of the 640 acre farm gives no cause for a curfew or noise restrictions on your wedding day, and with 3 day venue hire you're welcome to host pre & post wedding functions on the property.

Beautiful spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions include a poolside entertainment lawn, a rustic Wool Shed and spacious paddocks with mown grass where marquees or Sperry Tents create an elegant backdrop against the picturesque rural surrounds. An additional 16 bedrooms are available in the Shearers Quarters and the grounds feature a tennis court and swimming pool.

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Barn wedding venue Coombs Hill
4. Coombs Hill Homestead

  • Location: Buttercup Road, Merrijig, VIC 3723
  • Capacity: 11 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 11
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Coombs Hill is a one-of-a-kind barn wedding venue located on a picturesque hill top in Victoria's High Country region. The 160 year old American style barn was imported from the states, underwent a thorough restoration and was then rebuilt as an intimate destination for country weddings. 

The barn is situated on 100 acres of farming land and overlooks stunning views of the Delatite Valley. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the barn and surrounding grounds for 3 or more days with accommodation for 11 in 5 luxurious bedrooms. 

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Country Victoria wedding venue Burrow
5. The Burrow Victoria

  • Location: 189 Springhill Road, Denver, VIC 3461
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Situated within the Wombat State Forest just a few minutes from Daylesford is The Burrow, a unique country venue with a tranquil forest vibe. This beautiful wedding destination centres around a contemporary barn that features cathedral ceilings with exposed timber beams, a centrepiece stone fireplace and seating for up to 170 guests.

The Barn opens onto a spacious veranda that overlooks stunning farm and forest views and is the ideal spot for relaxed drinks & canapés. For wedding ceremonies there's a purpose built courtyard that overlooks the grounds, a mini paddock that borders Peppermint Gum trees or you can get married within the tranquil forest.

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Country Wedding Venue Near Gippsland
6. Mimosa Wines

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

Just over the border from Gippsland is an incredibly scenic country venue that overlooks a private vineyard and hundreds of acres of National Park. This architecturally designed restaurant not only comes with the most beautiful view, but is one of Australia's only wedding venues to serve a gastro menu from its chefs-hatted kitchen.

Venue hire at Mimosa Wines comes with onsite accommodation for up to 13 guests in two cottages and your pick of the lily pond deck, Tuscan courtyard or bushland setting for your wedding ceremony. 

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Country Venue Sault Restaurant
7. Sault Country Restaurant

  • Location: 2349 Ballan-Daylesford Road, Sailors Falls, VIC 3461
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Sault Restaurant is a popular foodie venue and one of the prettiest places for country weddings in the Daylesford region of VIC. The estate is well known for its gorgeous fields of lavender which bloom from November to March each year and through which is an extended aisle to the lake and barn chapel.

The air conditioned wedding barn and lavender field ceremony site come fully furnished with packages from $1,500. Reception packages start at $230 per person with a seasonal menu using herbs & vegetables straight from Sault's own gardens. Owner Jodi Flockhart has run over 500 weddings and personally plans and coordinates your day, so you're in very safe hands.

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Country wedding location Swallowfield
8. Swallowfield Vineyards

  • Location: Swallowfield Road, Gembrook, VIC 3783
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

This beautiful forest wedding venue in Victoria's Yarra Valley is a private, family owned estate set across 150 scenic acres. The magical landscape at Swallowfield Vineyards is a nature lovers paradise with pine forests surrounding ornamental lakes and a boutique vineyard offering a range of stunning backdrops for wedding ceremonies & photos.

Swallowfield Vineyards is the perfect wedding destination for outdoor celebrations as it has manicured lawns & gardens with stunning views over the Yarra Ranges. Weather-proof event spaces include rustic stables that open on three sides to valley views of grazing horses. Venue hire comes with everything you need to furnish your ceremony & reception. Simply BYO caterers & drinks.

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Country wedding estate Mewburn VIC
9. Mewburn Park Homestead

  • Location: 5667 Traralgon-Maffra Road, Tinamba, VIC 3859
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mewburn Park is an historic homestead wedding venue set on a 300 acre working farm in the heart of Victoria's Gippsland region. The 1850’s homestead is surrounded by 20 acres of country gardens where a choice of ceremony sites includes shady trees, rustic stables or an old farmers shed with an amazing herringbone brick floor.

Cocktail hour is celebrated at the pop up bar in the stables courtyard before everyone moves to the clear-view marquee which is a modern reception venue featuring polished concrete floors, fans, ceiling heaters and an outdoor deck. Fully furnished venue hire packages start at $6,500 with a choice of preferred caterers and in-house drink packages.

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Homestead wedding venue Emu Bottom
10. The Epicurean Emu Bottom Homestead

  • Location: Homestead Way, Sunbury, VIC 3429
  • Capacity: 500
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Less than an hour from Melbourne at the foot of the Macedon Ranges is Emu Bottom Homestead, Victoria's oldest standing residence. Built in 1836 this heritage listed homestead operated by The Epicurean Group is among the state's most iconic wedding venues for country nuptials, popular with shared dining receptions under the stars.

Expansive lawns offer a spectacular view of surrounding fields, bushland and valleys, and feature multiple ceremony locations including bluestone stables. The Homestead function space seats up to 140 people and opens onto a wide veranda & lawns catering for 500+ guests. For a more rustic reception space there's an original 1854 woolshed seating 140 guests beside a grand stone fireplace.

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Country Wedding Venues in Geelong

Country wedding venue near Melbourne Duneed
11. Mt Duneed Estate

  • Location: 65 Pettavel Road, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3216
  • Capacity: 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mt Duneed Estate is an all inclusive wedding destination with a  country-style ceremony site amongst a beautiful olive grove and a large Barrel Hall that can seat up to 350 guests with space for a dance floor. The 100 acre property also has eight brand new one-bedroom accommodation pods that guests can book for themselves with a 20% wedding discount.

All inclusive wedding packages come with one simple fee per person with your choice of alternate drop, shared plates or cocktail catering, a 5 hour drinks package and exclusive use of the entire venue. There's no venue hire fee although minimum spends do apply which range between 40 - 110 guests depending on the season and day of week. 

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Country Wedding Venues in Gippsland

Country wedding destination near Gippsland
12. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Also just over the Victoria border is Fig Tree Park, a hillside wedding destination that sits under the gaze of Mount Gulaga and has stunning countryside views to the Pacific Ocean. This stunning property centres around a French-style country cottage and has elegant European gardens bordered by paddocks with grazing horses. 

Fig Tree Park is one of the best country locations for outdoor weddings in Australia with a huge Moreton Bay Fig tree lighting up under thousands of fairy lights at night, creating a magical setting for outdoor dining. The grounds also feature a covered pavilion perfect for sheltered ceremonies or wet weather weddings.

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Country wedding location The Grove
13. The Grove Gippsland

  • Location: 27 Uren Road, Kernot, VIC 3979
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Option to glamp
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Grove in South Gippsland is a scenic location for country weddings with valley & farm land views that stretch across the Bass Hinterland to Western Port Bay. The atrium style reception space (seats 90) sits at the top of the 60 acre property and overlooks a Eucalyptus Forest and the lush green olive grove & trufferie after which the property is named.

The venue also has two outdoor function spaces for wedding ceremonies or marquee receptions nestled between the olive grove, forest and dams. The spacious grounds have roaming animals, garden sculptures and a vege patch to explore, plus there's a restaurant perfect for hosting a day-after breakfast should you choose an overnight glamping experience.

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Country Wedding Venues in the Macedon Ranges

Country Victoria wedding location
14. Mount Macedon Winery

  • Location: 433 Bawden Road, Mount Macedon, VIC 3441
  • Capacity: 170
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mount Macedon Winery is a modernised venue surrounded by nature with mountain views and native trees creating the perfect setting for luxe country weddings. The winery is an easy one hour from Melbourne's CBD and features a contemporary barn wedding venue which easily dresses to perfection whatever your wedding theme. 

This unique vineyard venue comes with a bridal suite for getting ready and which has overnight accommodation for two, plus manicured gardens for wedding ceremonies and photos. There's plenty of guest accommodation nearby.

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Country wedding location Quirindi Stables
15. Quirindi Stables

  • Location: 60 Telegraph Road, Newlyn North, VIC 3364
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

If you're a fan of horses you'll love Quirindi Stables, a beautiful country wedding venue surrounded by lush paddocks just 10 minutes from accommodation in Daylesford. The family owned farm is the home of Hepburn Lagoon Trail Rides and has more than 40 inquisitive horses in surrounding paddocks along with a beautiful backdrop of hay and lucerne crops.

Stunning sunset photos with the horses are a highlight of getting married at Quirindi Stables, as is the laid back tranquility of the property. There's a refurbished Barn and Stables offering the perfect setting for rustic wedding receptions with owners recommending you hire food trucks and mobile bars to bring a festive atmosphere to the grounds.

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Country wedding venue Scrub Hill
16. Scrub Hill

  • Location: Sawmill Road, Newlyn, VIC 3364
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: BYO caterers & drinks

Scrub Hill is the perfect country venue for DIY weddings with a versatile collection of ceremony & reception spaces set on two acres of picturesque lawns immersed within a rural landscape near Daylesford. The comprehensive venue hire package provide exclusive access to all onsite amenities so that the only extra thing to hire is caterers.

Wedding facilities at this unique little country location include a 19th century blue stone church, a 1979 Sunday School that's perfect for rustic weddings and has a deck leading into an Elm Forest ceremony site, and a glasshouse marquee that seats up to 120 guests with views over surrounding paddocks.

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Country Wedding Venues Near Melbourne

Forest wedding location Camp Sunnystones
17. Camp Sunnystones

  • Location: 98 Possumtail Run, Merrimu, VIC 3340
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 90
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Camp Sunnystones is one of Victoria's best forest wedding venues, set on 50 acres of wilderness beside the Long Forest Conservation Reserve. The venue centres around the main stone homestead which has 9 large rooms that sleep up to 90 guests, and a versatile dining room that seats 80 people. 

Just down the valley from the homestead is the ultimate country venue for weddings overlooking vast swathes of forest. The site has vehicle access and is perfect for wedding ceremonies and boho style outdoor receptions with tipis and food trucks. There's also a levelled site with views to Mt Macedon that's ideal for marquee weddings or where a glamping village can be accommodated. 

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Barn wedding venue Gippsland Homestead Park
18. Barn Events at Homestead Park

  • Location: 75 Mount Ararat South Road, Nar Nar Goon, VIC 3812
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Barn Events at Homestead Park is located on a 15 hectare country estate less than one hour from Melbourne and is the perfect barn wedding venue for couples seeking a rustic event space with a modern, light & bright vibe. The barn is surrounded by pretty gardens and manicured lawns and adjoins a cattleyard courtyard where a bar cart serves drinks during cocktail hour.

The property's historic 1800's homestead is the ideal backdrop for wedding ceremonies, oozing old world character & charm within a stunning farm land setting. Venue hire starts at around $7,000 and includes exclusive use of the entire property with a choice of recommended wedding planners to help you style your big day. 

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Country Wedding Venues in the Yarra Valley 

Country wedding location Acacia Ridge
19. Acacia Ridge Yarra Valley

  • Location: 169 Gulf Road, Yarra Glen, VIC 3775
  • Capacity: 280
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

All ceremony and reception venues at Acacia Ridge Winery feature expansive vineyard views to the Great Dividing Range. But it's the clear marquee adjoining the main function room that is the winery's most sought after venue for country weddings. With side opening walls to surrounding vines and modern air conditioning, the marquee is the perfect all-weather event space. 

Wedding packages at Acacia Ridge operate on a minimum spend basis which ranges from $12k - $18k depending on the season and day of the week, and includes all furniture, tableware and drinks. You'll need to add the cost of catering.  

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Country wedding destination Yarra Valley
20. Immerse Yarra Valley

  • Location: 1548 Melba Highway, Dixons Creek, VIC 3775
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: 20 rooms
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Immerse is the Yarra Valley's most popular wedding destination, bringing together 20 accommodation rooms reserved exclusively for the use of your guests and an elegant collection of event spaces perfect for country weddings.

Ceremony & reception venues at this boutique winery include an open-air garden chapel that overlooks an ornamental lake, a grand vineyard chapel nestled within rows of grape vines, a paddock with sensational countryside views and a rustic wedding hall furnished with wine barrels and stone. Wedding packages start at $210/pp with a $2k venue hire fee. Accommodation is paid by guests on arrival.

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