Best Garden Wedding Venues In NSW
Planning a garden wedding? Here are 10 stunning venues perfect for garden weddings. All of these wedding venues cater for garden ceremonies, outdoor wedding receptions or a combination of both.
Top 10 Garden Wedding Venues
1. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan
- LOCATION: Mount Annan - Blue Mountains, NSW
- CAPACITY: 200
- WEDDING PACKAGES: Dry hire, catered
Covering 416 hectares, The Australian Botanic Gardens in Mount Annan is the largest botanical garden in Australia. There are 8 wedding venues nestled amongst the 4000 native plant varieties on display.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: The cost of garden hire for wedding ceremonies at The Australian Botanic Gardens is from $450. Reception bookings are not required to hire the garden areas. 7+ Garden venues include the Lakeside Pavilion, Wattle Garden, Connections Garden and 4 seperate lawns.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: The Marquee Lawn, 2 gardens, Woodland picnic area and Lakeside Pavilion are all suitable venues for outdoor wedding receptions within the Botanical Gardens. Choose from a picnic or canape style wedding for open air receptions or pitch a marquee on landscaped lawns.
- Location: 147 Cherry Ln, Kulnura NSW 2250
- Capacity: 230
- Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
- Venue hire from $4,995
Paradise Botanical Gardens is a private hinterland escape on 230 acres of lush gardens in the Central Coast region of NSW. Unique heritage features set this venue apart with the brick pylons of Roman Columns providing a one-of-a-kind atmospheric setting for seated garden parties.
In contrast to the property's many rustic and wild backdrops, a manicured circular ceremony area aptly titled the Grand Kings Lawn offers an elegant setting for garden wedding ceremonies. Located at high altitude, the air is fresh and the views extensive with a backdrop of national park all around. An Airbnb style farmhouse and onsite marquee complete the picture for destination weddings.
3. Figbird Cottage
- LOCATION: Terara - South Coast, NSW
- CAPACITY: 150+
- WEDDING PACKAGES: DIY & BYO
- ACCOMMODATION: 2 Cottages sleep 8 + glamping
Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable garden wedding venues in NSW. Private English rose gardens enjoy a peaceful country outlook and the lawns in front of the marquee are perfect for games, canapes and mingling into the evening.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: Getting married at this English garden wedding venue is a relaxed and fun affair where you have the flexibility to style and plan a ceremony anywhere you like. The gardens feature a rose arbor, camellia bushes, sculptured topiary and tall heritage trees.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: With the largest European marquee in the Shoalhaven, all furniture and styling items onsite, plus commercial catering facilities (all included in the hire fee), Figbird Cottage is one of the cheapest and easiest venues to plan an outdoor garden wedding. Owner Lisa provides as much or as little planning assistance as you like. Highly recommended.
4. Fig Tree Park
- LOCATION: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
- CAPACITY: 2 - 200
- WEDDING PACKAGES: Elopements, micro weddings, DIY larger weddings
- ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 2
Fig Tree Park is a brand new outdoor wedding venue with expansive views over the South Pacific Ocean. Perched on a country hilltop just a few minutes to Tilba Tilba on the NSW South Coast, the elegant European style property brings the south of France to Australia's shores.
Surrounding the homestead are manicured lawns and up-lit gardens framed by two huge fig trees that light up in a sea of romantic twinkling fairy lights at night. Venue hire includes large round tables and stylish cross-back chairs which are set up for your reception under the fig trees.
All inclusive elopement and micro wedding packages are available which include accommodation in the romantic seaside barn for two.
5. The Cove Jervis Bay
- LOCATION: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
- CAPACITY: 150+
- WEDDING PACKAGES: 3 Days
- ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 126
The Cove is a private, 3 acre seaside resort with its own private beach and ceremony garden on the white sands of Jervis Bay. The coastal destination is ideal for garden weddings with a ceremony lawn overlooking the beach and an outdoor reception area and bar that comes alive at night under romantic fairy and festoon lighting.
The Cove is a 3 day venue where your entire guest list stays onsite with you from Friday night through to Sunday. Three day mid week weddings are also available and priced favourably. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire resort with a brand new reception hall providing an indoor alternative. Free lawn games, kayaks & paddle boards are all included.
6. Growwild Wildflower Farm
- LOCATION: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
- CAPACITY: 145
- WEDDING PACKAGES: DIY & BYO
Growwild Wildflower Farm is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and a colourful garden venue for weddings. The 25 picturesque acres can be hired for your exclusive use and with BYO alcohol & catering is one of the cheapest garden venues in NSW.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: Specialising in the supply of cut native flowers to the Sydney Flower Market, the gardens of Growwild offer a choice of wedding venues bursting with colour and spectacular displays of Australian wildflowers.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: An oasis of beauty in a rural bush setting, the garden marquee is a reception venue surrounded by an array of native flora and birdlife. Smaller wedding receptions can be held in the barn.
- Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
- Capacity: 30 - 110
- Venue Type: Farm
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive
- Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
Mali Brae Farm is a boutique wedding venue on a private 90 acre farm in the heart of the Southern Highlands. There are 5 garden ceremony locations to choose from onsite including landscaped lawns and rustic ruins that enjoy extensive views over dams and surrounding farmland.
The rustic ruins are located right in front of the property's two reception venues and make an atmospheric location for a first dance under the stars. For seated and cocktail functions there's a large rustic hay shed that seats up to 110 guests and a modern luxe space for smaller weddings from 30 - 55 guests.
8. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse
- LOCATION: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527
- CAPACITY: 200
- WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive
- ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 14
Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is an elegant Georgian manor house with a light-filled conservatory, private courtyard and garden marquee. The stately homestead is surrounded by 3 acres of classic wedding gardens providing an all-in-one location for getting ready, ceremony, photos and reception.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: A purpose built ceremony rotunda fitted with chandelier lighting provides an elegant setting for garden weddings complete with a grand entrance down the homestead steps.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Ravensthorpe is a versatile reception venue with two distinct outdoor areas. The courtyard is ideal for drinks and canapés as well as a romantic spot for open air dancing under the stars. The garden marquee provides a sheltered blank canvas to style in your preferred wedding theme.
- LOCATION: Jervis Bay, NSW 2540
- CAPACITY: 200
- ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 20
- WEDDING PACKAGES: Dry hire, DIY/BYO
Kullindi Homestead is a spacious private property available to hire for 2+ days for outdoor weddings on the waterfront in Jervis Bay. The property features a large flat lawn area on the water's edge where tipis or a marquee can be set up and there are 5 self contained units that sleep 20 guests.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: As a DIY property you can set up your garden ceremony anywhere you like. Simply hire a ceremony set up from a local supplier recommended by the venue.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Kullindi Homestead's beautiful waterfront location makes it ideal for outdoor receptions. You will need to hire a marquee or tipi to safeguard against wet weather.
- LOCATION: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
- CAPACITY: 300
- ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 136
- VENUE HIRE: $25,000 (includes accommodation)
The Lodge is a 3 day wedding destination set amongst wild gardens and pine forest, with 43 newly renovated hotel rooms for your guests. The accommodation overlooks a huge 25 metre swimming pool and sets the scene for a fun 3 days celebrating with your entire guest list.
Weddings at The Lodge incur a seasonal venue hire fee which includes all accommodation. Guests usually cover this fee by paying for their own accommodation. The onsite commercial kitchen offers food & beverage packages from $95 - $180 per person or you are welcome to choose your own catering supplier.
GARDEN CEREMONIES: The ceremony venue is located in a unique Pine Tree Cathedral with an open sided timber chapel surrounded by manicured gardens.
GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Outdoor weddings can be held in the champagne garden adjacent to the restaurant. This space features 3 paved terrace levels bordered by rainforest palms, souring pines and other exotic plants. This is also an ideal place for your welcome night and recovery party.
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