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Looking for rustic wedding venues in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales? The Southern Highlands is a hotspot for rustic weddings with Bowral, Moss Vale and Berrima providing a wide choice of country venues with rustic wedding spaces. 

From barn wedding venues at working farms to log chapels hidden in secluded forest locations, the Southern Highlands has beautiful rustic venues for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. And they cater for all budgets and all wedding sizes from 30 - 250 guests.

Here are our favourite rustic wedding venues in the Southern Highlands region of NSW.

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Top 12 Rustic Venues in Southern Highlands

Rustic barn reception venue at Mali Brae Farm
Hay Barn - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 60 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mali Brae Farm is a private 90 acre estate that specialises in all-inclusive country weddings. The farm has 7 ceremony sites including rustic ruins, weeping willows and waterfront gardens and two wedding barns for receptions including this refurbished hay shed with a feature brick fireplace, skylights and polished timber floors.

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Barn - Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a picturesque location for country weddings located 10 minutes from Mittagong in the Southern Highlands. The is surrounded by native bushland and with the occasional visit from Koalas is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust.

Across the 25 picturesque acres are a number of rustic wedding sites including an intimate barn venue that seats up to 50 guests, an outdoor courtyard that also seats 50 guests and a hidden valley wedding area perfect for outdoor celebrations.

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Briars Conservatory Rustic Wedding Venue
Briars Conservatory

  • Location: 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130

Briars Conservatory is a luxe rustic wedding venue located in the Southern Highlands on the same property as Briars Inn and Briars Lodge. With guests able to book their own accommodation at The Lodge, and with private dining rooms for pre & post wedding events at The Inn, Briars is an ideal wedding destination for a weekend away with family & friends.

A lakefront rotunda offers a gorgeous spot for rustic wedding ceremonies and the property has lots of lovely backdrops for wedding photos. The Conservatory itself is a light-filled reception space that easily styles to rustic wedding themes with timber cross back chairs and elegant iron chandeliers.

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Augustine's Room - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 55
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Augustine's Room is a purpose-built luxury wedding barn for intimate celebrations with 30 - 55 guests. The space features a huge window with stunning views over the 90 acre Moss Vale farm and has a luxe fireplace and a rustic styled bar & dance floor area.

Wedding packages are all inclusive of catering and drinks and includes a ceremony in one of 7 farm locations including rustic ruins and a wedding shed, and complimentary accommodation for the couple on the night of their wedding. 

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Rustic Ceremony Pavilion at Mali Brae Farm
Rustic Pavilion - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 110

The Pavilion is one of two rustic ceremony venues at Mali Brae Farm. An ideal wet weather option, The Pavilion overlooks the stunning gardens and requires very little styling. The other rustic ceremony option is at The Ruins, an outdoor location with a built in arbor so you don't need to hire one. 

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The Garden Room at Somerley House

  • Location: 7207 Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 140
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Somerley House is a grand historic residence set within established old world gardens in Sutton Forest. The grounds surrounding the homestead's romantic Victorian facade include woodlands, a private forest, a circular lawn, meadows and Palm Court where canapés are served in lush green gardens.

The Garden Room is a luxe rustic wedding reception space with a blank canvas to style to your preferred aesthetic. 

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Weddings in the Wilde

  • Location: 71 Ryans Lane, Wildes Meadow, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 140
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Secluded in bushland, Weddings In The Wilde is the ultimate rustic wedding location for an affordable weekend away with all your favourite people. The private location features a rustic log chapel, open lawn areas for a marquee or outdoor reception and basic but clean accommodation for all guests.

A late curfew and freedom to hire food trucks and tipis make this the ideal bush venue for relaxed, festival weddings. 

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Sylvan Glen Estate

  • Location: 570 Kareela Rd, Penrose, NSW 2579
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 62
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Sylvan Glen Estate is a charming country venue surrounded by 60 acres of farmland, vineyards and ecologically protected woodlands. A huge country guesthouse and cottage provide seperate getting ready quarters for the Bride and Groom and there is a bridal suite with corrugated tin walls and rustic wood features. 

The function room is a blank canvas event space that easily styles to rustic wedding themes.

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Book Barn at Bendooley Estate

  • Location: 3020 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Bendooley Estate features two rustic wedding venues including the original Berkelouw Book Barn and a purpose built barn called The Stables which features impressive cathedral style glass windows overlooking the farm paddocks beyond. Luxurious studios & cottages with rustic, country outlooks provide accommodation for 20 onsite, and a spectacular lake sets the scene for gorgeous rustic wedding photos.

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Southern Highlands Winery

  • Location: Oldbury Rd, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 250
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

This Sutton Forest winery comes with expansive views over surrounding vineyards & rolling hills. Wedding ceremonies are held in the Tuscan courtyard where you can have your first dance under the stars, and reception venues include a rustic restaurant, bottling room or large permanent marquee. 

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Peppers Craigieburn

  • Location: Centennial Rd, Bowral, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Peppers Craigieburn is a secluded and private country wedding venue that oozes period grandeur. The property has long been a favourite venue for rustic weddings with lacework iron verandahs, a grand entrance staircase, heritage listed stables and a secret rose garden.

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Petrichor Farm

  • Location: Shingle Hill Way, Gundaroo, NSW 2620
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Petrichor Farm is a beautiful farm wedding venue in the Southern Tablelands region and is set across 170 acres of grazing paddocks. Situated off the beaten track, this very private country venue provides a luxe blank canvas for modern rustic-chic weddings in the tin and stone walled reception venue.

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