Small Wedding Venues in Newcastle NSW

Small Wedding Venues: Newcastle | New South Wales

Newcastle's best small wedding venues deliver big on atmospheric & intimate spaces to say "I do". The city's rich history offers up a wonderful collection of micro wedding venues with a particular concentration situated within Newcastle's chic industrial warehouses and heritage listed buildings.

Intimate wedding venues are also in plentiful supply outside of the Newcastle CBD with country regions en route to the Hunter Valley offering up specialty elopement venues including private properties to hire for small celebrations. Whether you're looking for a quiet little spot to say "I do" or a small reception venue that's perfectly suited to just a few, these gorgeous little venues have you covered.

Here are our top 10 small wedding venues in Newcastle and surrounds.

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Top 10 Small Wedding Venues in Newcastle

Micro Wedding Venue Goosewing Cottage
Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Micro Wedding Packages: $3,295+

Goosewing Cottage is a micro wedding venue that specialises in affordable, all inclusive elopements. The farm stay is situated an hour inland from Newcastle within the Hunter Valley region and features a purpose build open-sided chapel that's perfect for tiny weddings with up to 20 guests (extra kids permitted).

The small wedding packages start at $3,295 and include exclusive use of the chapel and surrounding wedding photo locations, an award winning photographer and a choice of civil celebrants to officiate and legalise your marriage. There's also two self contained cottages onsite with accommodation packages available.

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Small Wedding Venue Customs House
Customs House Newcastle

  • Location: 1 Bond Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
  • Capacity: 2 - 60
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Customs House on the Newcastle Harbour Foreshore has two small wedding venues set within one of the city's most iconic heritage buildings. The Harbourmasters Lounge caters for cosy cocktail weddings of up to 60 guests and overlooks the harbour, while The Collectors Room seats up to 20 guests for intimate wedding receptions.

Both function spaces bring a modern charm to the character-rich heritage of the building with high ceilings, polished timber floors, double sided fireplaces and bay windows. 

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Micro Wedding Venue Owens Collective
Mrs Owens Chapel

  • Location: 101 Maitland Road, Islington, NSW 2296
  • Capacity: 50
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mrs Owens Chapel is located in an industrial warehouse complex at The Owens Collective and specialises in quick & simple little weddings of up to 2 hours. The chic elopement and micro wedding venue in Newcastle's Beaumont St hub is within walking distance of restaurants and bars that are perfect for a small reception dinner.

Intimate wedding packages include use of the chapel styled to your chosen theme, a legal wedding ceremony by an in-house celebrant, styled invitations & vow cards, a charcuterie place & canapes and a bubbles & beer station from $4,900 - $8,700 for 12 - 50 people. Half hour packages are also available.

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Elopement Venue Wallaringa Farm
Wallaringa Farm

  • Location: 321 Wallaringa Road, Wallaringa, NSW 2420
  • Capacity: 12
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Wallaringa Farm is a brand new elopement venue situated within the rolling hills of Dungog Shire an hour from the Newcastle CBD. This tiny wedding venue caters for elopements with up to 12 guests and accommodates 8 for two or more nights in three luxury bedrooms.

The open plan dining & kitchen area opens onto a large covered deck which is an ideal spot for intimate wedding ceremonies and sunset drinks. There's a lush lawn ideal for a romantic daytime picnic or star gazing at night and overlooks paddocks of grazing Wallaringa Horses.

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Small Wedding Venue Newcastle Apollo
Apollo Hotel Newcastle

  • Location: 290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown, NSW 2290
  • Capacity: 10 - 30
  • Accommodation: 100+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Apollo International Hotel has 3 small wedding venues that cater for intimate wedding receptions with 10 - 30 guests. There's also a gorgeous garden rotunda that overlooks picturesque views of surrounding bushland and comes fully furnished with guest seating.

Catered 2 course packages are available for micro weddings from $75 per person plus a nominal venue hire fee and drinks. Couples typically spend around $140/pp for a small wedding at Apollo with discounts provided for accommodation.

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Intimate Wedding Venue Lodge Mount Rivers
The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or All Inclusive

The Lodge At Mount Rivers is an intimate wedding location on 200 private country acres 1.5 hours north west of Newcastle. The 6 bedroom house overlooks the Paterson River and surrounding bushland and offers a picturesque destination for micro weddings where all guests can stay onsite with you.

Venue hire includes exclusive access to the property to host your wedding along with pre & post wedding events beside the infiinity pool. Marquees are welcome onsite & glamping packages can be arranged for additional guests. Being just 45 minutes from Pokolbin, this private mountain escape is the ideal place to escape, get married & celebrate over several days with your favourite people.

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Small Wedding Location Stanley Park
Stanley Park

  • Location: 77 Fullerton Cove Road, Fullerton Cove, NSW 2318
  • Capacity: 2+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Stanley Park is Newcastle's grandest private mansion with 8 Victorian style bedrooms on the glistening waters of Fullerton Cove. The historic c.1897 homestead offers a stunning waterfront location for intimate weddings just 20 minutes from the city centre and comes fully furnished for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Popular spots for small wedding ceremonies include the shade of a giant fig tree, on the homestead's elegant front verandah and under cover at the property's American style barn. The homestead's dining room, verandah, and fig tree also provide a beautifully intimate setting for micro wedding receptions with food & beverage packages available from Sprout Catering

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Small wedding venue Ravella Newcastle
Ravella Newcastle

  • Location: 48 Watt Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
  • Capacity: 40 - 100
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ravella Newcastle has taken over at Newcastle's iconic wedding venue 48 Watt St offering 3 modernised and intimate wedding spaces to hire along with the option of booking out the entire venue. The historic building is close to the hub of Newcastle's CBD and ocean front eateries, and provides a contemporary setting for modern micro weddings.

The Back Bar caters for intimate weddings from 40 - 100 guests while The Atrium is a casual outdoor event space that suits lounge or cocktail receptions.

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Micro wedding venue Maddies of Bolwarra
Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Location: 35 Paterson Road, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

With a gorgeous private garden featuring a huge Morton Bay Fig tree and an intimate dining room that can seat up to 60 guests, Maddies of Bolwarra is a favourite micro wedding venue with Newcastle couples. This elegant little bed & breakfast is situated 50 minutes from the city, is pet friendly, and requires very little styling to create a cosy and intimate wedding destination.

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Intimate wedding venue Tanilba House
Tanilba House

  • Location: 32 Caswell Crescent, Tanilba Bay, NSW 2319
  • Capacity: 50
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Tanilba House (1831) is a heritage listed & convict-built stone homestead situated on 3 acres of beautiful gardens on the waters edge at Port Stephens. The property specialises in intimate garden celebrations for up to 50 guests and has two small wedding venues including a 30 meter vine-covered arbour and a charming stone-walled conservatory that overlooks the fairy lit gardens.

A small wedding for 20 guests across 4 hours is priced from $8,800 including a styled & furnished wedding ceremony in your chosen location with an authorised marriage celebrant and a 3 course alternate drop lunch or dinner reception with BYO drinks. Extra guests charged at $130 per person.

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