Country Wedding Venues in NSW

country wedding venues in nsw

There's something about country wedding venues that guarantees a relaxed and fun celebration. Whether its the fresh country air, the pristine green surrounds or the unassuming presence of a few inquisitive highland cattle, country weddings just seem to be filled with so much love, laughter & romance.

In NSW, country wedding venues are one of the most searched for locations online. So its no wonder the most populated state of Australia (just), is graced with an amazing choice of regional, rural and destination venues. From the beach to the outback, NSW has just about every type of country wedding venue you could imagine.

Here's a quick run down of some of the different types of country venues you've got to choose from in NSW: farms, private estates, country cottages, barns & sheds, marquee venues, luxury rural hotels, wineries, an outback hedge maze, rustic & renovated historic ruins, formal gardens, ranches (where you can bring your own horse), hilltop venues, private & public golf courses and budget friendly bush sites.

Country wedding venues come in all price brackets too. From BYO venues where you can choose all your own wedding suppliers to all inclusive venues that provide everything for you. This list of country venues in NSW caters in general for wedding reception budgets of $100 - $500 per person. Couples on a tight budget or who are planning an elopement or micro wedding will find flexible package options indicated in the budget guides provided.

The budget guides for these country venues provide an estimated minimum cost for a catered and furnished wedding ceremony and reception. Actual costs will vary depending on your chosen inclusions. Many of the country locations listed in this article offer venue hire with accommodation, so the budget guide includes accommodation in addition to wedding costs. Many couples pass the cost of accommodation on to those being accommodated.

Without further ado, these are the most recommended country wedding venues in NSW.

Best Country Wedding Venues in NSW

Blue Mountains Venues
Byron Bay Venues
Central Coast Venues
Illawarra Venues
Hunter Valley Venues
North Coast Venues
Riverina Venues
South Coast Venues
Southern Highlands Venues
Off-The-Beaten-Track Venues

Country Venues in the Blue Mountains

Country wedding venue in the Blue Mountains - St Joseph's Guesthouse
1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: Saint Albans - Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Surrounded by Australian bushland, green paddocks and native Australian flora & fauna, St Joseph's Guesthouse is an accessible country wedding venue just 90 minutes from Sydney. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire property for up to 4 days for an affordable $6,000.

If you're looking for an utterly unique country location for a day-time wedding & reception with somewhere to stay before & after, the rustic surrounds of St Joseph's Guesthouse is perfect.

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country wedding venue loxley2. Loxley on Bellbird Hill

  • Location: Kurrajong Hills - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Ceremony Venue: Garden deck
  • Reception Venue: Rustic Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 26

Loxley on Bellbird Hill is a private garden lodge at the gateway to the Blue Mountains. With views over surrounding countryside, Loxley is a picturesque and tranquil country venue that offers ceremonies, photos, receptions and accommodation all in the one spot. 

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country wedding venue waldara3. Waldara Farm

  • Location: Edith - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, Barn
  • Reception Venue: Shearing Shed
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20

Waldara Farm is a family-owned working farm on 800 acres in the Blue Mountains. The property features rolling green hills, rugged mountain landscapes, manicured gardens and two rustic barns that are stunning wedding ceremony & reception venues. The whole farm is available to hire for your exclusive use with 3 day/2 night wedding packages. 

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country wedding venue ding4. Ding Dang Doo Ranch

  • Location: Grose Vale - Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 50
  • Ceremony Venue: Lake
  • Reception Venue: 2 barns + stables
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10 in 2 farm houses + glamping

Ding Dang Doo is a 30 acre horse ranch specialising in affordable country weddings and elopements. The entire ranch can be hired for your exclusive use and includes a choice of rustic venues for sit down or cocktail receptions.

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country wedding venue dryridge5. Dryridge Estate

  • Location: Megalong Valley - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 220
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, vineyard
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: 2 Self contained homesteads sleep 12

Dryridge Estate is a hilltop ceremony and reception venue with picturesque mountain & valley views over the surrounding countryside. With clear walls & roof, the permanent reception marquee takes in the stunning location and offers the ideal spot for immersive country weddings.

Wedding packages include exclusive use of the wedding venues and accommodation for 2 nights in 2 self-contained homesteads. 

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country wedding venue riverside6. Riverside Oaks Resort

  • Location: Cattai - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony Venue: Golf course
  • Reception Venue: Club house
  • Accommodation: 33 Hotel rooms

Riverside Oaks Resort is an all-in-one wedding venue on 587 acres in the Blue Mountains. Set on a picturesque golf course, the spacious country location offers a variety of spots suitable for wedding ceremonies and many versatile backdrops for photos. All inclusive wedding packages start at $110/pp.

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country wedding venue outdoor7. Australian Bushland Weddings

  • Location: Wisemans Ferry, NSW
  • Capacity: 250 
  • Accommodation: Cabins & huts to sleeps 200+ guests

Australian Bushland Weddings is a country wedding venue immersed amongst trees, nature and wildlife. There are two camps to choose from that both offer exclusive use, a ceremony location, reception venue and accommodation onsite. Australian Bushland Weddings is the ideal spot for an affordable weekend-long wedding with a late curfew and minimal restrictions.

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Country wedding venue spicers8. Spicers Sangoma Retreat

  • Location: Bowen Mountain - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 60
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant & grounds
  • Accommodation: 6 Luxury suites sleep 16

Spicers Sangoma Retreat is a small, country wedding venue surrounded in natural serenity. The retreat offers intimate wedding ceremonies in a native bushland setting, a restaurant with private chef for personally catered wedding receptions and 6 luxurious & individually unique suites perfect for a weekend stay. 

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Country Wedding Venues in Byron Bay

country wedding venue Midginbil9. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: Midginbil, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Crams Farm
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Accommodation: Campsites, bunkhouse, motel & safari tents. 

Midginbil Hill Resort is an eco-friendly country venue on 400 acres one hour inland from Byron Bay. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the property and all wedding venues including the rustic barn, and there is a variety of affordable accommodation options for wedding guests including campsites, bunkhouse, motel & safari tents. 

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country wedding venue Ardeena10. Ardeena Events

  • Location: Carool - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venues: Modern barn, outdoors
  • Accommodation: 9 guest rooms

Located an hour north of Byron Bay in a quiet country area, Ardeena Events is an all-in-one wedding venue with epic views across the surrounding landscape to the ocean.  Perched on an elevated hilltop with wide open outdoor areas, Ardeena is the ideal spot for DIY country weddings in the great outdoors. There's also a modern, covered barn that provides an alternative weather-proof ceremony space & reception venue.

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Country wedding venue Summergrove11. Summergrove Estate

  • Location: Carool - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, chapel
  • Reception Venue: Barn, outdoors
  • Accommodation: 5 Villas

Summergrove Estate is a country style wedding venue that offers hill top wedding ceremonies and receptions. The all-in-one destination is regularly chosen for its picturesque views over surrounding farm and bush land. The location features stunning gardens, an onsite chapel, a modern reception barn with white interiors and a place where you can arrive by helicopter.

Accommodation at Summergrove Estate comes with a swimming pool + tennis.

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country wedding venue earth house12. The Earth House

  • Location: Corndale - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Earth House
  • Accommodation: B&B sleeps 4

Set on a 110 acre farm in the Byron Bay hinterland, The Earthhouse offers a unique & spectacular setting for country weddings. Built from rammed earth, the unique reception venue is well suited to country themed weddings and offers a blank canvas to style as you like. 

Wedding packages include venue hire to DIY & BYO and there's boutique B&B accommodation onsite. You can bring your own wedding vendors.

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country wedding venue forget me13. Forget Me Not Weddings

  • Location: Bangalow - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 250
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venues: Marquee
  • Accommodation: 5 Country cottages

Forget Me Not Farm is a very private wedding venue on a working cattle farm near Byron Bay. The location is best suited to country chic weddings in the great outdoors. Marquee wedding receptions are the norm here with ceremonies held in the award winning gardens overlooking the main reception site and a pretty dam with water fountain feature. 

Small country weddings & elopements are welcomed at the cottages and there's an intimate undercover dining space suitable for receptions of up to 36 guests.

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country wedding venue pillar14. Pillar Rock Farm

  • Location: Pillar Valley - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Farm
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse, barn loft, hunting cottage

Pillar Rock Farm is a 270 acre wedding venue on fertile land in country NSW. Aside from the giant red barn reception venue, the outback property offers with fishing, bushwalking, rock climbing, mountain biking & 4WD activities onsite.

With venue hire from $2,000, Pillar Rock Farm is the ideal wedding venue for those seeking an affordable and secluded country setting to say "I do". 

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Country Venues on the Central Coast

country wedding venue somersby15. Somersby Gardens

  • Location: Somersby - Central Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, amphitheatre
  • Reception Venues: Pavilion, Marquee
  • Accommodation: 7 Bedroom residence with pool
Somersby Gardens is a peaceful 50 acre bush property that offers a country setting for weddings just 20 minutes from Gosford. When you book Somersby Gardens for your wedding you're completely surrounded in native Australian flora & fauna and are guaranteed absolute privacy.


country wedding venue fernbank farm
16. Fernbank Farm

  • Location: Wyong Creek - Central Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 140
  • Ceremony Venue: Lakeside arbor
  • Reception Venues: Barn, marquee
  • Accommodation: 2 x 4 bedroom cottages

Located in the Central Coast's rural district, Fernbank Farm is the ideal country setting wedding venue for relaxed celebrations close to urban amenities. Get married beside the tranquil onsite lake or make a grand entrance by walking under the iron wisteria arbor to your altar. There's a majestic marquee for larger wedding receptions and a Hampton's inspired barn for micro weddings. Accommodation includes 4 bedroom heritage house with pool & piano + 4 bedroom cottage.

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Country Venues in the Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley wedding venue - Spicers Guesthouse
17. Spicers Guesthouse

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, pavilion
  • Reception Venues: Function room, pavilion
  • Accommodation: 49 Guest rooms

Spicers Guesthouse is a 5 star country hotel with 2 outdoor ceremony areas that overlook the surrounding landscape. There's 2 reception venues onsite including a luxe, light-filled pavilion with large windows and a white blank canvas interior that can be styled for country chic weddings. 

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country wedding venue adams18. Adams Peak Country Estate

  • Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony Venue:
  • Reception Venues: Hay shed, barn
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 24

Adams Peak Country Estate is an all-in-one destination perfect for rustic, wine country weddings. Reception venues include a rustic hay shed & barn and ceremonies are held on the grounds enjoying extensive regional views over pristine Hunter Valley countryside.

Adams Peak Country Estate features a luxury house & seperate homestead available for multi-day stays for up to 24 guests. Wedding packages include exclusive property hire with 2 nights accommodation. 

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Country wedding venue - Piggs Peake
19. Piggs Peake Winery

  • Location: 697 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, courtyard
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, private dining, barrel room, courtyard

Piggs Peake Winery offers a modern and fresh ceremony and reception venue for wine country weddings in the Hunter Valley. You can take over the entire venue for larger weddings or utilise the private dining room for micro weddings. There's also outdoor event spaces where you can relax with guests in the ambient country atmosphere.

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country wedding venue tuscany20. Estate Tuscany

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony Venues: Courtyard, undercover eaves
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, courtyard
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 80

The wedding venues at Estate Tuscany offer some of the best views in the Hunter Valley. The ideal place for wine country weddings, Estate Tuscany offers a ceremonial backdrop of lush vines bordered by national park in the surrounding ranges.

Often booked for destination weddings, the Tuscan style hotel rooms provide accommodation for 80 onsite and the 2 reception venues cater meals for the duration of your stay. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Hunters Quarter
21. Hunters Quarter

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 160
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, vineyard
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6

Hunters Quarter is a country style wedding venue with a private terrace at Cockfighters Ghost Winery. The all-inclusive foodie venue combines 5 star dining with an immersive wine country experience, taking in picturesque regional views over the vines and surrounding countryside. 

Wedding ceremonies can be held in the gardens of 'The White House' or at the winery for a totally private and intimate country wedding. 

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country wedding venue wall22. Wallalong House

  • Location: Wallalong - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Lawns
  • Reception Venue: Indian Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 19
  • Budget Guide: $40,000 (100 people) includes accommodation

With its rich historic charm and complete privacy, Wallalong House is the ideal spot for a wedding weekend in the Hunter Valley. The elegant country venue features a majestic Indian Marquee with marble bars in a poolside setting. Wedding ceremony locations include an elevated 200 year old fig tree site with picturesque views across the region. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Ridgeview Estate
23. RidgeView Estate

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 60 - 100
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant, vineyard
  • Accommodation: 4 cottages sleep 12
  • Budget Guide: $9,800 (60 people)

Ridgeview Estate is a small family owned & operated winery and country wedding venue surrounded by vineyards, bushland and waterways. The restaurant and undercover verandah area offer stunning views across the picturesque landscape and there's 4 cottages onsite to accommodate up to 12 guests.

All-inclusive wedding packages include both indoor and outdoor ceremony & reception options, or you can book the entire property for your exclusive use for a two night stay.

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country wedding venues bimbadgen24. Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony Venues: Hill, pontoon, vineyard
  • Reception Venues: Palmers Lane, Esca Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Budget Guide: $12,000 (65 people) Off peak rates available

With panoramic regional views over surrounding vineyards and mountain ranges, Bimbadgen offers two wedding locations at Palmers Lane and McDonalds Road. One is a purpose built reception venue with rustic charm, the other an ideal choice for a more understated wedding.

Bimbadgen offers all-inclusive wedding packages from $155/pp off peak, plus 3 self contained cottages that sleep 20. 

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country wedding venue stonehurst25. Stonehurst Cedar Creek

  • Location: Cedar Creek - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Wine cellar, vineyard, brook, farm, pavilion
  • Reception Venues: Poplar grove, wine cellar, cottage
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30+
  • Budget Guide: $21,000 (60 people) Off peak rates available

Stonehurst Cedar Creek is a huge 550 acre country property that features a variety of picturesque settings for weddings including bush, vineyard and farm land. A DIY wedding location, you can bring all your own wedding suppliers to any of Stonehurst's ceremony & reception venues. Long table wedding receptions under the trees in the Poplar Grove are particularly popular.

30 guests can stay in the 7 onsite cottages and there's an option for glamping. The entire 550 acres are exclusively yours for your stay.

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country wedding venue lonely26. Lonely Goat Olives

  • Location: Congewai - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 50
  • Wedding Venues: BYO Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 4
  • Budget Guide: $18,000 (50 people) Mid week rates available

Lonely Goat Olives is a unique country location for elopements & smaller weddings of up to 50 guests. The fully solar powered venue features an olive grove surrounded by country paddocks and highland cattle, stunning views and a 2 bedroom cottage. Camping & caravans are permitted.

Venue hire includes exclusive use of the property for 2 nights (3 days) and as a DIY venue you are free to bring all your own suppliers and marquee. 

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country wedding venue goosewing27. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: Mount View - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 20
  • Wedding Venues: Ceremony platform, cottage
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

Goosewing Cottage is an elopement and micro wedding venue that offers all-inclusive fuss free packages with venue, celebrant & photographer. Surrounded by neighbouring Hunter Valley farms and lush, rolling pastures the property is perfect for mid-week country weddings. There's a cottage + homestead with swimming pool and facilities for pre & post wedding events onsite. 

Elopement packages are available Mon - Thur from $2,995. Accommodation additional.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Redleaf Estate
28. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: Wollombi - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens
  • Reception Venues: Courtyard, barn, lawns
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Budget Guide: $80k+ (less for micro & mid week weddings)

Redleaf Wollombi is a 100 acre country retreat that features a 6 bedroom luxury homestead surrounded by manicured lawns and gardens. The exclusive property offers a very private and intimate location for weddings and is available for exclusive hire for a minimum of 2 nights.

Wedding venues include a tuscan courtyard, a garden house (seats 60 in a luxe-barn style venue) and expansive grounds that are well suited to marquee or teepee wedding receptions. Redleaf is a fully DIY & BYO venue familiar to most top wedding stylists and planners in NSW. 

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Country Venues in the Illawarra

country wedding venue crooked river29. Crooked River Wines

  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity: 100 - 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Grounds
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8

Crooked River Wines is a rustic wedding ceremony and reception venue set amongst the vines on the NSW South Coast. The function centre provides an ideal blank canvas for any wedding theme with spectacular views across the countryside and mountains to the ocean. Wedding packages are all inclusive and there's accommodation for 4 couples onsite.

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Country wedding venue - Greyleigh
30. Greyleigh Weddings

  • Location: Kiama - Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, orchard
  • Reception Venues: Gables, marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Budget Guide: $40,000 (100 people)

Steeped in its history as a 200 acre dairy farm, Greyleigh is the Illawarra's newest luxury wedding venue. The sprawling grounds feature an orchard, secret garden, marquee lawn and grand 100 year old fig trees and Norfolk Pines. Receptions can be held in a marquee, in the Gables or the grounds are a beautiful location for long table dining outdoors.

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country wedding venue seacliff31. Seacliff House

  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony Venue: Grounds
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+

Seacliff House is an all-in-one wedding venue surrounded by lush farmland that looks out to the ocean. The property features a purpose built modern wedding barn and a brand new farmhouse making it an ideal destination for a wedding weekend celebrating with family and friends.

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Country Venues on the North Coast

country wedding venues banksias32. The Banksias

  • Location: Crescent Head - North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony Venue: Lawns
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18+
  • Budget Guide: $35,000 (80 people)

The Banksias is a private estate that offers the ultimate setting for luxury country weddings. Set on its own private waterway, the lawns or tennis court at The Banksias can be set up with teepees or a marquee for larger weddings, or for smaller weddings of up to 20 guests, there's two covered outdoor entertaining areas.

The Banksias features its own private golf course with artificial turf greens and is available for exclusive use, extended stay bookings. Glamping options available.

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country wedding venue longview33. Longview Farm Weddings

  • Location: Caffreys Flat - Manning Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony Venue: River
  • Reception Venue: Party shed, balcony
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16+

Longview Farm is an all-in-one riverside wedding venue located on a spacious farm in the Manning Valley. The venue's secluded country location lends itself to relaxed, extended stay weddings with camping, glamping and caravans permitted. Longview Farm is one of the few wedding venues in NSW with no curfew.

Accommodation is provided in the property's homestead - a luxurious rotating house. There's a large balcony and indoor dining area well equiped for smaller weddings or for larger wedding receptions the entertainment shed comes with free furniture and decor. BYO catering and drinks.

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Country Venues in the Riverina

country wedding venue big springs34. Big Springs Homestead

  • Location: Wagga Wagga - Riverina, NSW
  • Capacity: 70 - 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Homestead, gardens
  • Reception Venue: Stables, tennis court
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 5

Big Springs Homestead is a very private, country wedding location offering lush garden ceremonies, rustic receptions in the stables or outdoor weddings on the tennis court with festoon lighting and dancing under the stars. Have your wedding ceremony announced with your very own bell tower ringing!

You can bring all your own wedding suppliers to this DIY wedding venue which has affordable hire packages including ceremony & reception furniture. 

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country wedding venue edwards35. St Edwards of the Riverina

  • Location: The Gap - Riverina, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, Church grounds
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8

St Edwards of the Riverina is a picturesque and historic country property with 2 acres of manicured lawns and lush country gardens. The property is ideal for romantic country weddings with two ceremony locations featuring a unique rock staircase in front of a 100 year old church.

The grounds are ideal for post wedding drinks and canapes before retiring to the luxury marquee which is set up and packed down for you by the onsite wedding team. You have the option of dancing under the stars and can use the spacious country homestead to get ready and host a recovering brunch the following day.

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country wedding venue kimo36. Kimo Estate

  • Location: Gundagai - Riverina, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Shed
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22+

Country wedding venues don't come much grander than the 7,000 acre working farm of Kimo Estate. Take your pick of ceremony locations with the 4 acres of gardens surrounding the homestead being the most popular. The rustic reception venue was the original grain shed built in 1905 and featuring spectacular cathedral ceilings and tin walls.

Accommodation is available in the homestead, eco huts and cottages. Pet friendly & BYO options.

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country wedding venue nimbo37. Nimbo Fork Lodge

  • Location: Killimicat - Riverina, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Venue: BYO marquee
  • Accommodation: Lodge & cottages
  • Nimbo Fork Lodge offers a secluded and picturesque waterfront location for country weddings in the Riverina. The private ceremony and reception area by the river is ideal for marquee weddings just a short walk from accommodation in the main lodge and 6 private cottages.

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Country Venues on the South Coast

Willow Farm weddings

38. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, farm, yoga barn
  • Reception Venues: Shed, marquee, outdoors
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Budget Guide: $30,000 (100 people) less without marquee

With a huge 160 acres exclusively yours for the weekend, Willow Farm is the perfect setting for relaxed country weddings. Surrounded by lush green farmland the property features spacious outdoor areas, a rustic entertainment shed, a marquee and lawn games area, yoga barn (and wet weather ceremony venue) and plenty of spots including a picturesque creek for wedding ceremonies & photos. 

Venue hire is $12,000 and includes a 2 night stay in luxury farmhouse accommodation for 10 guests. Marquee hire is optional with the entertainment shed catering for receptions of up to 100 guests.

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country wedding venue figbird39. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 in 2 cottages
  • Budget Guide: $20,000 (100 people) mid week & day rates available

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable country wedding venues on the NSW South Coast. Surrounded by peaceful paddocks of grazing cattle, the stunning English style gardens and permanent European marquee offer an all-in-one destination with everything you need onsite.

Wedding packages include day hire or 3 day/2 night package deals with accommodation, and all furniture & tableware for ceremony and reception venue set up is included free of charge. The owner Lisa can help you arrange catering and other vendors as required.

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country wedding venue mimosa40. Mimosa Wines

  • Location: Bermagui - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony Venue: Bush, dam, vineyard
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 13
  • Budget Guide: $24,000 (100 people) less for cocktail weddings & off-peak

Mimosa Wines is a 200 acre winery that offers country weddings nestled between the beaches and national park of the NSW South Coast. The elevated restaurant overlooking the vineyard and surrounding countryside provides a rustic reception venue with breathtaking views.

Wedding ceremonies can be held in a bush setting or beside the water-lily dam and private accommodation is available in a farmhouse and seperate cottage. All inclusive wedding packages start at $160/pp for sit down receptions with off-peak deals available.

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country wedding venue paperbark41. Paperbark Camp

  • Location: Woollamia - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony Venue: Bush, waterfront
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 40

Paperbark Camp is an eco-friendly country venue surrounded by native bushland. The reception venue is in a unique tree-top dining room and outdoor receptions can also be held on the grounds. Wedding ceremony locations include bush or waterfront spots.

Exclusive weekend hire is available for weddings with accommodation bookings for up to 40 guests in the permanent safari tents.

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Country wedding venue South Coast NSW - The Woods Farm42. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Jervis Bay - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Chapel
  • Reception Venue: Shed
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120

The Woods Farm is a boutique country venue and a 40 acre wedding wonderland where you can stay with all of your guests for the weekend. The property is well suited to vintage and rustic weddings with the likes of old tractors and vintage wares dotting the landscape and chandeliers hanging from the trees. 

Wedding venues include a unique country chapel with spectacular garden arbor walk and a reception shed that seats 150 (or 200 with adjoining marquee). Accommodation is in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages and 18 glamping tents.

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country wedding venues bewong43. Bewong River Retreat

  • Location: Bewong - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 60 - 130
  • Ceremony Venue: River, lawns
  • Reception Venue: Function room, permanent marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 38+

Bewong River Retreat is a private 160 acre wedding venue within temperate South Coast bushland. Waterfront wedding ceremonies are popular on the banks of the Bewong River and the lawns adjoining the reception venues offer plenty of space for games, cocktails and canapes.

The function centre and permanent marquee are blank canvases that you can easily style for a country themed wedding reception. With accommodation for 38 in luxury bungalows and the option for glamping, Bewong River Retreat is an ideal location a destination wedding weekend away.

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country wedding venue driftwood44. Driftwood Shed

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony Venue: River, lawns
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Driftwood Shed is a relaxed, rustic wedding venue located on the Shoalhaven River just 5 minutes from Nowra. The venue features a private jetty, boat ramp and beautiful lawns for riverside ceremonies and outdoor wedding receptions. The reception venue is a clear walled marquee which sits alongside a 100 year old rustic shed.

Affordable wedding packages include venue hire and you BYO alcohol & catering. 

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country wedding venue oaklands45. Oaklands Event Centre

  • Location: Pambula - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 40 - 300
  • Ceremony Venue: Farmhouse
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 

One of the larger wedding venues on the South Coast, Oaklands Event Centre can cater for weddings of up to 300 guests in its gorgeous rustic shed. The small farm features petting animals, paddocks and farm sheds offering a variety of backdrops for wedding photos.

There's a farmhouse onsite that's ideal for getting ready and where pre & post wedding events can be held or alternatively a beer barn next to the reception shed offers a relaxed garden area for recovery drinks.

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country wedding venue terara46. Terara Riverside Gardens

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, greenhouse
  • Reception Venue: Barn, greenhouse

With 5 acres of beautiful gardens on the Shoalhaven River, Terara Riverside Gardens is a picturesque country venue perfect for elegant and relaxed weddings. This all-in-one location offers a choice of reception venues depending on your wedding size. The barn is ideal for mid sized weddings for up to 120 guests and the adjacent Greenhouse provides an all weather space for wedding ceremonies and smaller receptions. 

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South Coast Wedding Venue Barn on Ridge47. The Barn On The Ridge

  • Location: Morton - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Ceremony Venue: Native gardens, jetty, hill
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

With 55 acres of rural paddocks surrounded by rolling green hills and secluded forest tracks, The Barn on the Ridge offers a private and contemporary location for country weddings. The barn itself features hardwood finishings harvested from the property, second hand corrugated iron and wall to wall windows that showcase stunning views of Pigeon House Mountain.

Oozing character, The Barn on the Ridge is a luxe-rustic wedding venue with adjoining deck and unrivalled country views. Wedding packages include venue hire and 2 nights accommodation in the "bridal suite" - the most romantic little shack built on the back of an old Austin farm truck.

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country wedding venue secrets48. Secrets of Terara

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: BYO Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Secrets of Terara is a woodland wedding venue with several intimate locations for wedding ceremonies & receptions. The grounds offer the ideal space to pitch a marquee or teepee and you can bring all your own wedding vendors to style a function as you please. 

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Country Venues in the Southern Highlands

country wedding venue mali
49. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 10 - 110
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, ruins, pavilion
  • Reception Venues: Barn, micro venue
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Mali Brae Farm is a family owned & operated boutique wedding venue on a private 90 acre farm. Perfect for relaxed country weddings, the property features two distinct reception venues for different sized weddings. The hay shed oozes rustic charm for larger weddings of up to 110 guests, while the new Augustine's Room is a purpose built micro wedding space with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the farm.

There are 6 ceremony locations to choose from including landscaped gardens, unique rustic ruins and a wet weather pavilion. All-inclusive wedding packages offer exclusive use of the entire property.

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Country wedding venue - Growwild Wildflower Farm50. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 50 - 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, bar
  • Reception Venue: Permanent marquee
  • Accommodation: 42 Country cottages next door
  • Budget Guide: $15,000+ (100 people) less for barn weddings

Growwild is an elegant and relaxed 25 acre native wildlife farm bursting with beautiful trees, flowers, birds and wildlife. The beautifully maintained property was recently taken over by new owners Jane & Lukas who loved the relaxed setting and got married here in 2019. They now offer easy & affordable DIY wedding packages that include stress-free 3 day hire.

The spacious grounds flow effortlessly between areas with paved paths joining the barn, bridal retreat, marquee and a choice of ceremony areas. Extremely well priced for its luxe surrounds, Growwild offers a relaxed country wedding experience with warm and personable hosts.

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country wedding venue peppers
51. Peppers Manor House

  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 20 - 250
  • Ceremony Venue: Courtyard, lawns, 
  • Reception Venue: Estate Room
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100+

Peppers Manor House is a grand country retreat featuring timeless formal gardens and B&B style accommodation for 100+ guests. The elegant estate and grounds provide an intimate and elegant setting for small & large weddings alike. 

Peppers Manor House is particularly well suited to relaxed black tie weddings with guests staying the weekend. The property features multiple gathering spots that can be used for pre and post wedding functions and there's also tennis courts, golf and a swimming pool. 

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country wedding venue craigieburn52. Peppers Craigieburn

  • Location: Bowral - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, function room
  • Accommodation: 72 guest rooms

Peppers Craigieburn is an elegant historic estate that is well suited to formal country weddings. The estate features heritage listed stables, lacework iron verandahs and a grand staircase that makes for a spectacular entrance for garden weddings.

Basking in old world grandeur and surrounded by well maintained lawns and gardens, Peppers Craigieburn provides a relaxed setting for a wedding weekend away with family and friends in the Southern Highlands.

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country wedding venue fitzroy53. Fitzroy Inn

  • Location: Mittagong - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, weir, orchard
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, marquee, lawn
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30

Set on 5 acres of manicured gardens, the historic Fitzroy Inn offers a pet friendly location for country weddings in the Highlands. Reception venues include the conservatory restaurant at Oaklands House and a grand marquee with whitewashed timber floors. You can also have an outdoor wedding reception on the lawns.

Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire property all weekend with boutique accommodation for 30 onsite.

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country wedding venue Sylvan
54. Sylvan Glen

  • Location: Penrose - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 140
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, marquee, chapel
  • Reception Venue: Function room
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 62

Sylven Glen Estate is a country wedding venue surrounded by 60 acres of vineyards and ecologically protected woodlands. There's a private golf course, huge country guesthouse, huge cottage and seperate getting ready quarters that sleeps 62 guests in total, making Sylven Glen an ideal spot to stay and party for the entire weekend.

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country wedding venue briars
55. Briars Country Retreat

  • Location: Burradoo - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Conservatory
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130

Briars is a romantic wedding venue on 15 rural acres of tranquil gardens near Bowral. All inclusive wedding packages include ceremony, photos & reception in a light-filled conservatory and lakeside gazebo. The lodge provides large hotel style accommodation for 130 guests making Briars a complete all-in-one location for country weddings in the Southern Highlands.

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country wedding venue bendooley56. Bendooley Estate

  • Location: Berrima - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony Venue: Barn doors
  • Reception Venues: Book barn, stables
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+

Bendooley Estate is one of the most impressive country venues in the Southern Highlands. Two unique reception venues include the book barn and the purpose built luxe-rustic stables building which features high-ceilings and massive cathedral style glass windows.

A spectacular lake features at the centre of the farm and luxurious country cottages provide accommodation with rural views for 20 onsite. 

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country wedding venue gibraltar57. Gibraltar Hotel

  • Location: Bowral - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 260
  • Ceremony Venues: Garden, gallery
  • Reception Venue: Ballroom
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 180+

Gibraltar Hotel is an end-to-end country wedding venue that caters for ceremonies & receptions of up to 260 guests. Garden ceremonies can be held lake-side or in the impressive light-filled gallery. A grand ball room provides an elegant reception space and there's an after party bar onsite. 

Wedding packages are all inclusive of ceremony & reception venue hire plus food & beverage. The hotel also offers day spa services onsite and there's a golf course for wedding morning activities.

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Off-The-Beaten-Track Country Venues in NSW

Country wedding venue - Yurali House
58. Yurali House

Location: Mudgee, NSW
Capacity: 120
Ceremony Venues: Gardens
Reception Venues: Wedding lawn, marquee
Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Yurali House is a 65 acre country property that offers complete privacy and exclusive use for weddings. Featuring native Australian gardens, orchards, vines, gum trees and surrounding farm paddocks with views to Mount Frome, Yurali House is an ideal DIY venue for country weddings.

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country wedding venue petrichor59. Petrichor Farm

  • Location: Gundaroo - Southern Tablelands, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, farm
  • Reception Venue: Function room
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Situated in the Southern Tablelands, Petrichor Farm is the ultimate rural location for country weddings. With 170 acres of grazing land & an abundance of native wildlife this is one of the most laid back wedding venues in NSW.

Petrichor Farm offers a private, modern-rustic style reception space, plenty of ceremony & photo locations and a cute cottage where couples can stay overnight. 

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Marquee wedding venue Mudgee
60. The Vinegrove Mudgee

  • Location: Mudgee, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, vines
  • Reception Venue: Marquee
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • The Vinegrove is one of the most romantic ceremony and reception venues in Mudgee. The 100 acre vineyard and farm is uniquely set up with ceremony spots & the reception venue located right in the middle of the vines. You can have your first dance under the rural night sky and stay onsite with optional accommodation for 8.

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Country wedding venues in NSW offer a wonderfully eclectic selection of rural and regional properties to get married at. From wine country estates to farms, barns and rustic sheds, country chic wedding locations abound from the state's far north to the far south.  

Whether you're looking for a rustic wedding venue, barns & sheds, a rural farm or a country winery, the wedding venues and links to regional shortlists above should lead you to the perfect relaxed country location to say "I do". As always, if you need any help finding your perfect wedding venue please don't hesitate to email us.

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