Hunter Valley Chapels

Wedding Chapels: Hunter Valley | NSW | Sydney

Looking for an amazing wedding chapel for your Hunter Valley nuptials? Here are our 14 favourite Hunter Valley wedding chapels that are among the most unique wedding ceremony venues in the region. From a repurposed Catholic Church to outdoor wedding cathedrals, this is not your typical list of traditional chapels to get married in.

All of these Hunter Valley chapels are non-denominational wedding venues that welcome both religious and non-religious wedding ceremonies. In addition to chapel weddings most of these venues offer onsite receptions and many are wedding destinations with accommodation for guests.

Hunter valley wedding venues with chapels are located within wineries, farms, luxury estates, garden venues and private properties. If you like the idea of a bush or mountains wedding there are open air wedding chapels set within a cathedral of native trees. Other venues include outdoor chapels, forest chapels, modern all-white chapels, rustic chapels, nature cathedrals and non-traditional church venues.

Here are our favourite 14 venues for chapel weddings in the Hunter Valley. 

Top 14 Hunter Valley Wedding Chapels

Outdoor wedding chapel at Hunter Valley elopement venue Goosewing Cottage
1. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement packages: $3,295+

This magical little elopement chapel is situated on a quiet farm stay surrounded by picturesque views over lush green rolling hills. Goosewing Cottage are the founders of all inclusive elopement packages in the Hunter Valley and offer micro wedding ceremonies with 2 - 20 guests in the cute little open air wedding chapel.

The all inclusive wedding packages at Goosewing Cottage start at $3,295 including a choice of celebrants to deliver your personalised wedding ceremony, all legal paperwork, one of the best wedding photographers in the Hunter Valley and an in-house wedding planner. Onsite accommodation is available in two cottages, one of which has a swimming pool.

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Wedding Church to hire in the Hunter Valley
2. St Joseph's Church

  • Address: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Built from the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church, St Joseph's is one of the Hunter Valley's most unique wedding churches. Now an Airbnb, the church has 5 bedrooms in the upper two levels and an intimate function area that seats up to 60 guests on the ground floor. 

St Joseph's is not your traditional house of worship but rather an incredibly atmospheric location for festive outdoor weddings. The church's private backyard overlooks peaceful country & bush views and caters for up to 100 guests, while the front sandstone door steps provide a wedding altar under the original church bell which still works today. Affordable. 

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Open air wedding chapel at Greystone Estate in Pokolbin
3. Greystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • 25% mid-week discount

With four luxurious dwellings situated on 10 park-like acres in the heart of Pokolbin, Greystone Estate is one of the Hunter's most exclusive wedding venues. The property has its own white wedding chapel providing a beautiful sheltered setting for open air wedding ceremonies. There's also a white reception hall that caters for post-ceremony celebrations of up to 110 guests.

The main house is a large Hamptons-inspired estate with spacious entertaining areas suitable for smaller weddings with 30 - 60 guests. There's a luxe swimming pool on the grounds, a BBQ area, games room and butlers pantry for use by your chosen caterers.

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Lovedale Wedding Chapel Hunter Valley NSW
4. Lovedale Wedding Chapel

  • Location: 842 Lovedale Rd, Allandale, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Ceremony Only Packages: Yes
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Lovedale Chapel takes pride of place on 27 acres in the centre of Hunter Valley's best vineyards. Overlooking picturesque vines, the private wedding chapel and reception venue welcomes both civil and religious ceremonies, plus has accommodation for 6 in 3 cedar cottages onsite.

Lovedale Chapel is a typical country style church with handcrafted pew seating for 108 guests. It sits adjacent to a modern, light-filled reception hall which has a large deck overlooking the chapel, vineyard and lush green paddocks. 

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Chapel Mon Coeur Wedding
5. Chapel Mon Coeur

  • Location: 469 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony Only Packages: Yes
  • Wedding Packages: $5,500

Bathed in the Lovedale sunshine and surrounded by stunning views to the Brokenback Ranges, the outdoor Chapel Mon Coeur is the newest ceremony venue in the Hunter Valley. The chapel sits adjacent to the estate's Chardonnay vineyard and offers a unique and elegant location for alfresco wedding ceremonies.

Venue hire packages include everything you need for your wedding ceremony including set up & pack down of all furniture. Should you wish to have your complete wedding day onsite, the friendly staff will organise a marquee for you, with catering according to your requirements. 

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Wedding chapel at Hunter Valley Gardens
6. Hunter Valley Gardens Chapel

  • Location: 2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Chapel Hire: $1,400

Hunter Valley Gardens is an iconic wedding destination renowned for beautiful wedding ceremonies and photo locations. The grounds feature a non-denominational wedding chapel that can be hired for ceremonies without having a reception onsite and comes with traditional pews seating up to 150 guests.

Inside the chapel is an elevated altar framed by stained glass windows and modern amenities include air conditioning. Ornamental pear trees decorate the chapel's exterior and there's a beautiful courtyard for guests to retire into offering scenic views over the gardens to Brokenback Mountain.

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Traditional wedding chapel at The Convent Hunter Valley
7. The Convent Chapel

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 40
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: $250+/pp

The Convent Hunter Valley has a cute little parish chapel that was originally built in 1888 and has since been restored for intimate wedding ceremonies with up to 40 guests. The historic wedding chapel can also be utilised as a unique reception venue or as a backdrop for wedding ceremonies on the front lawns. 

Chapel hire for weddings is included with The Convent's all inclusive wedding packages and comes with a choice of onsite reception spaces and catering options including the chefs hatted Circa 1876 restaurant. The courtyard fountain in front of The Convent's boutique hotel is an iconic location for wedding photos made famous by its many appearances in tv shows.

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Sandstone chapel for weddings in the Hunter Valley
8. The Carriage House Chapel

  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80
  • Accommodation: Sleep 200+
  • Chapel Hire: $1,500+

The Carriage House at Chateau Elan is one of our favourite wedding chapels in the Hunter Valley owing to its light-filled intimate interior and its luxe setting beside the The Vintage golf course. This beautiful wedding chapel was built with convict-cut sandstone and has marries modern surrounds with rich historic charm.

The Carriage House can be hired for wedding ceremonies without an onsite reception and includes a golf buggy providing transport around The Vintage grounds for wedding photos. Chateau Elan has two function rooms that offer all inclusive wedding packages from $165 per person.

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Favourite Hunter Valley wedding chapel at Peterson House
9. Peterson House Wedding Chapel

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 200
  • Chapel Hire: $2,500

The wedding chapel and reception venues at Peterson House are among the most popular wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. Located in central Pokolbin within easy access of surrounding reception venues, the spacious chapel can be hired for wedding ceremonies seating 200+ guests without the need to book a reception onsite.

The Peterson House Chapel can also be utilised as a unique reception venue and is capable of seating up to 120 guests on long dining tables. Other reception spaces include a popular marquee that overlooks vines and a rustic restaurant which offer all inclusive wedding packages from $179 per person. Helicopter landing point.

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Bush chapel at Mystwood Reception Venue in the Hunter Valley
10. Mystwood Bush Cathedral

  • Location: 117 Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accomodation: Sleeps 12

This bush chapel at Mystwood is one of the Hunter Valley's most unique wedding cathedrals. Nestled under a natural rock escarpment and hidden amongst 140 acres of lush green mountainside, this magical forest chapel comes with a built in arbor, timber pews and a choice of 3 all inclusive wedding packages for intimate weddings.

The reception venue at Mystwood is a luxe garden pavilion which opens onto a rustic courtyard and outdoor dance floor under a canopy of fairy lights. The property also has 5 self contained bungalows each with its own private outdoor spa.

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Wedding chapel with vineyard and hill views
11. Peppers Creek Chapel

  • Location: 1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120+
  • Wedding Packages: $250+/pp

This Tuscan-style temple to the vines is one of the Hunter Valley's best chapels to get married in for stunning vineyard views. Peppers Creek Chapel features a peaked pergola entry, sandstone construction and side opening doors that provide a beautiful outlook over rows of Merlot grapes and lush rolling hills.

At the same popular address is the Peppers Creek Barrel Room with its iconic Indian elephant doors, 5 metre feature stone fireplace and luxe European styling including high gabled ceilings and gilded wall mirrors. There's also 3 stone cottages that sleep up to 26 guests. 

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Rustic Wedding Chapel Hunter Valley
12. Albion Farm Gardens

  • Location: 869 Paterson Rd, Woodville, NSW 2321
  • Capacity: 120
  • Chapel Hire: $3,300+
  • Mid-week & elopement packages available

Albion Farm Gardens is a dedicated marriage ceremony venue located on 15 acres of gardens in the Hunter Valley. Hidden in the gardens is a chandelier-lit rustic wedding chapel with brick flooring and log walls giving it the intimate feel of a barn. 

Wedding chapel hire starts at $3,300 and includes mid-week access to the grounds for your wedding ceremony and photos. All inclusive elopement packages are also available and The Woodville School of Arts across the road offers DIY receptions.

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Enzo Wedding Chapel Hunter Valley
13. Enzo Wedding Chapel

  • Location: Cnr Broke Rd & Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 35 (optional)
  • Wedding Packages: $250+/pp

This modern wedding chapel is located at Ironbark Hill Vineyard and features a raised altar against floor to ceiling windows overlooking hundreds of picturesque grape vines. The light-filled sanctuary is fully air conditioned, has 18 hand carved timber pews and ringing church bells and staff dramatically open the chapel's doors for a grand entrance to your wedding ceremony.

Enzo Wedding Chapel Hunter Valley is situated on 30 acres of rolling hills and vineyards peppered with majestic Ironbark Trees. Next to the elegant chapel is Enzo's reception venue with high pitched ceilings, luxe chandeliers, sandstone pillars, a centrepiece fire place and glass doors opening onto a paved terrace. Enzo Chapel is available with all inclusive wedding packages from $250/pp.

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Modern wedding chapel at La Vigna Estate Hunter Valley
14. La Vigna Estate

  • Location: 375 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 40
  • Chapel Hire: $1,250

La Vigna Estate is the newest wedding chapel in the Hunter Valley and hence has plenty of availability for last minute hire. The modern chapel is crafted from elegant sandstone and seats up to 90 for wedding ceremonies with views over the winery through floor to ceiling windows.

This gorgeous chapel opens onto a reception patio which is a beautiful spot for outdoor dining amongst the 14 acres of vines. The chapel can also be converted into a reception venue while guests enjoy post-ceremony refreshments. Onsite accommodation is in 4 self contained homesteads.

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