Best Country Wedding Venues in NSW

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Planning a relaxed, country wedding? These are the 10 most recommended country venues in NSW. They've all been endorsed by industry professionals including the state's best wedding photographers, celebrants and caterers.

If you're looking for an epic location for a relaxed country wedding, these 10 rural locations offer absolutely spectacular settings for all-in-one weddings...

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Top 10 Country Wedding Venues NSW

Willow Farm Berry

1. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or all inclusive

Willow Farm is the perfect setting for relaxed country weddings with 160 acres of picturesque farmland that's exclusively yours for the weekend. The farm features a rustic entertainment shed, a marquee site with area for lawn games, a yoga barn that doubles as a wet weather ceremony venue and loads of potential ceremony spots to make your own.

Venue hire includes a 2 night stay in luxury farmhouse accommodation for 10 guests. The Entertainment Shed caters for wedding receptions of up to 100 guests and a marquee can be hired to cater for up to 130. 

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Wedding Venue Byron Bay Midginbil Hill Eco Resort
2. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70 - 150+
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Days (affordable)

Midginbil Eco Resort is an eco-friendly and budget friendly wedding venue on 400 acres of countryside located one hour inland from Byron Bay. The property is surrounded by sub-tropical rainforest with views of the Night Cap National Park and is one of the most relaxed & peaceful wedding destinations in NSW.

At Midginbil, you bring your entire guest list to stay with you for the weekend. The 3 day/2 night package includes exclusive use of the grounds, access to all accommodation & the pool, tennis and volleyball courts and use of the barn for your wedding reception. All meals are catered, drinks are BYO and guests are able to pay their own accommodation.

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Mali Brae Farm Country Weddings
3. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive $/pp

Mali Brae Farm is a family owned & operated warm and inviting 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 stunning country landscape.

6 Ceremony spots on the property include landscaped gardens, unique rustic ruins and a wet weather pavilion. All-inclusive wedding packages offer exclusive use of the entire property, catering + drinks and complimentary overnight accommodation for two.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
4. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: Crescent Head - North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Venue Hire: $10,000 (inc accommodation for 32)
2022 SPECIALS (announced 16/6/22) - Limited last minute dates are now available in Nov & Dec '22 - Weekends $9,000 or mid-week $6,000 includes 3 nights for 32 guests

Goolawah Retreat is an affordable wedding destination on 28 acres of native bushland in the Mid North Coast holiday region of Crescent Head. The relaxed self-contained resort features a brand new reception pavilion (suits 30 - 90 seated guests) and 5 refurbished cottages that sleep 32 guests.

The ocean facing Goolawah Retreat permits camping onsite and with no neighbours there is no curfew. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the property for a 3+ day destination wedding.

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country wedding venue figbird
5. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 2 - 150+
  • Accommodation: 2 cottages sleep 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO, all inclusive, elopements

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable country venues in NSW, conveniently located just outside of Nowra. Elegant gardens feature a romantic fairy-lit rose arbor, an ornamental rotunda, vistas over surrounding dairy paddocks and a grand European marquee that opens onto adjoining manicured lawns.

Figbird Cottage offers all inclusive 2 - 4hr elopement packages, single day venue hire or 3 day/2 night package deals including accommodation for 8 onsite. All furniture & tableware for ceremony and reception venue set up is included free of charge. 

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Growwild Country wedding venue NSW
6. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 40 - 145
  • Accommodation: Cabins + mansion next door
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and in addition to resident Kangaroos & Koalas, features 25 picturesque acres of wildflower gardens and native bushland. There are endless possible ceremony locations with different looks & feels in different seasons.

A beautiful marquee caters for wedding receptions of up to 145 guests and smaller barn is ideal for rustic micro weddings. Growwild is a very elegant but also budget-friendly venue where you can BYO alcohol & catering and hire the grounds for your exclusive use.

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St Josephs Guesthouse - Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains
7. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Venue Hire: $5,500 (inc 4 days)

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award winning heritage wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The unique 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building is surrounded by farming country and offers the ideal all-in-one location for intimate day-time weddings.

An affordable flat venue hire fee provides exclusive access to the Guesthouse, grounds and accommodation for up to 4 days so you have time to DIY wedding preparations and relax for a day or two post celebrations. 

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a luxury South Coast wedding venue with gardens
8. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse & Restaurant

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14
  • Wedding Packages: Semi inclusive (choose your caterer)

Ravensthorpe is an elegant country manor house surrounded by 3 acres of classic country gardens that enjoy a stunning rural vista and mountain backdrop. When you book the Guesthouse you get exclusive use of the entire estate for 24 hours including a place to get ready, ceremony and photos in the gardens, fully catered reception and a post-wedding recovery breakfast. 

The property features a range of individual and versatile spaces that you can utilise for seperate events throughout your day. There is a light-filled conservatory, adjoining courtyard and a luxe reception marquee as well smaller rooms within the homestead well suited to micro weddings. 

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Longview Farm country venue
9. Longview Farm

  • Location: Manning Valley - North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 14 or 30 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14 - 54+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Longview Farm is an 'outback' riverfront farm with no neighbours (and no curfew). The secluded, off-the-beaten-track location features a rustic, open-sided wedding barn for weddings of 30 - 120 guests and a choice of ceremony sites along the river. Venue hire is conveniently inclusive of styling items, ceremony & reception furniture and legally required RSA staffing.

Guests can bring their campervans or camp on the property, there's onsite glamping tents for 40 people, and a luxury rotating farmhouse sleeps the couple up to a maximum of 14. Elopements and micro weddings up to 14 guests can be hosted in the farmhouse or on the verandah with the option for catering by a local private chef.

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The Woods Farm is a coastal wedding venue in Southern NSW
10. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70 - 120
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Woods Farm is a South Coast wedding venue with one of the most unique ceremony & reception venues in the region. It is 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 old tractors and vintage wares dotting the landscape and chandeliers hanging from the trees. 

The unique coastal location includes a one-of-a-kind open air chapel with spectacular garden arbor walk leading up to it, and a reception shed adorned in a cacophony of chandeliers that seats 150 (or 200 with adjoining marquee). Accommodation is in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages and 18 glamping tents.

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