Affordable Small Wedding Venues in Sydney

Looking for an affordable small wedding venue in Sydney? Here are 10 cheap and intimate wedding venues for ceremonies & receptions with 2 - 80 guests. All of these micro wedding venues offer affordable venue hire with the option to add catering according to your budget. 

From inexpensive reception venues to affordable all-in-one wedding locations, these are the most affordable small wedding venues in Sydney.

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Top 10 Cheap Small Wedding Venues in Sydney

St Josephs Guesthouse is an affordable small wedding venue in Sydney
1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 St Albans Rd, St Albans NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Venue Hire: $3,500 - $7500

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an affordable small wedding venue in North Western Sydney. Built from the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church, the 3 story sandstone building is one of the city's most impressive backdrops for micro weddings and elopements.

You can exchange vows on the steps under the original church bell, or inside the ground floor offers an intimate function space that seats up to 60 guests. Small wedding receptions can also be held in this area or overlooking the stunning country views on the lawns outside.

St Joseph's Guesthouse has 5 luxury bedrooms in the upper stories that sleep 10 guests in total. This makes it a popular spot for intimate mid-week elopements or the perfect weekend destination for an affordable micro wedding.

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Small and cheap wedding venue within 2 hours of Sydney
2. Goosewing Cottage

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

Just 2 hours from Sydney in the Hunter Valley is this beautiful little venue that specialises in affordably priced micro weddings and elopements. Goosewing Cottage offer all inclusive elopement packages from $3,295 that come with amazing value including one of the best wedding photographers in NSW plus the celebrant of your choice.

The maximum guest capacity at Goosewing Cottage is 20 and there are two onsite cottages that sleep up to 12 guests with the larger of the cottages having a swimming pool. For small wedding receptions you can either hire a private chef or cater yourself in the larger cottage (staying guests only) or host a reception at one of the recommended restaurants nearby.

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Lords Estate is an affordable location for small weddings in Sydney
3. Lords Estate

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 60
  • Wedding Venue Hire: $2k

Lords Estate is a restored 140 year old Sydney chapel surrounded by elegant, slightly whimsical gardens. The deconsecrated heritage listed building is one of Sydney's cheapest small wedding venues and offers an incredibly atmospheric setting for intimate weddings.

You can hire the chapel at Lords Estate for your wedding ceremony and as a small reception venue. The interior is well suited to long table dining and there is sufficient space for a dance floor and break-out lounge area. 

There is also an exclusive opportunity to hire private dining rooms for up to 12 inside the main homestead at the rear of the chapel. The original drawing room and dining room have been impeccably refurbished offering one of Sydney's most intimate private dining experiences.

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Australian Botanic Gardens Cheap Small Wedding Location
4. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue Hire: $865+

The Australian Botanical Gardens in South West Sydney is an affordable location for small wedding ceremonies and receptions. The various lawns are available to hire from $865 making the gardens one of the cheapest wedding ceremony venues in Sydney.

Venue hire includes 2 hours exclusive use of your chosen area for your wedding ceremony and extended hire periods are available providing additional opportunity for photos in the gardens. 

Inside the gardens you'll find a choice of ceremony backdrops including vibrant flower beds, a popular lakeside lawn and a woodlands setting. Most couples celebrating with fewer than 70 guests opt for the private rainforest setting of the Connections Garden with a venue hire fee of $1,250. This space is also suitable for an intimate reception in the summer months.

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Growwild Wildflower Farm is an affordable small wedding venue in Western Sydney
5. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 20+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

To the south of Sydney, Growwild Wildflower Farm offers an affordable spot for small weddings on 25 acres of lush native gardens. The property is surrounded by national park with a choice of secluded lawns for intimate wedding ceremonies.

A small reception venue in a renovated barn is included with the venue hire fee and caters for up to 50 seated guests. The barn doubles as a wet weather ceremony venue and there's a luxe marquee onsite should you need extra space.

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Butchers Daughter gives cool wedding venues a makeover north of Sydney Harbour
6. Butchers Daughter Reception Venue

  • Location: 11-15 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
  • Capacity: 100
  • All Inclusive Wedding Packages: Under $150/pp

One of Sydney's most affordable wedding venues for micro weddings is a trendy little event space north of the Harbour Bridge. Butchers Daughter is a riot of crazy beautiful florals, hand made furniture and lush foliage that seats up to 50 for a small wedding reception and caters for up to 100 for cocktail celebrations.

The space is operated by wedding stylist and floral creator Bridget Ditte who offers all inclusive packages starting under $150 that feature shared dining experiences. There are options to BYO alcohol and with styling elements included onsite Butchers Daughter is one of the city's best budget friendly micro wedding venues.

Venue hire incurs a minimum spend of $2,500 on week days and $4,000 on weekends.

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Cheap small wedding venue near Sydney at Interbane House
7. Interbane House

  • Location: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Venue Hire Cost: $2,850

Interbane House is one of the most scenic venues for cheap and intimate weddings near Sydney. The Victorian-style 5 bedroom house is located on a hill top overlooking a sweeping ocean vista and has a birds eye view of the new Sea Cliff Bridge just south of Sydney.

At $2,850 to hire for weddings, Interbane House is one of the cheapest wedding locations in NSW. The venue hire fee covers a 2 night stay for up to 18 people and approval for a micro wedding for 50 guests in the house, garden or entertaining balcony. Additional guests are possible at a per head rate.

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Cheap & intimate wedding venue in Western Sydney
8. Saints Event Centre

  • Location: Boronia Road, North Saint Marys, NSW 2760
  • Capacity: 20+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 250+
  • Wedding Packages: $55+/pp

Saints Event Centre is one of the cheapest wedding venues in Western Sydney and has versatile function spaces with movable walls to accommodate small weddings of any size. Situated within the buzzing St Mary's Rugby League Club and with the 4 star Holiday Inn providing accommodation onsite, Saints is a highly convenient & elegant destination for budget weddings.

Catered wedding packages start at $55 per head for a buffet style reception and all event spaces have an open bar which you're welcome to set up with a tab. Ceremonies can be held on a beautiful outdoor terrace.

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Affordable wedding venue for small ceremonies in North West Sydney
9. Cropley House

  • Location: 84 Watkins Road, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153
  • Capacity: 30 - 250 
  • Wedding Packages: Enquire

Cropley House in North West Sydney is an historic and inexpensive wedding venue for small ceremonies and receptions. Previously commissioned as a boarding school, the stately building now provides a grand backdrop for many of Sydney's micro weddings. 

Surrounded by 5 acres of park-like grounds, Cropley House is well suited to outdoor wedding ceremonies. Inside, there are 6 reception venues with smaller spaces to cater for weddings of around 50 - 60 guests.

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Ding Dang Doo offers budget wedding packages for small weddings near Sydney
10. Ding Dang Doo Weddings

  • Location: 7 Bowen Mountain Rd, Grose Vale NSW 2753
  • Capacity: 50
  • Wedding packages: From $1,550

Ding Dang Doo is one of the most affordable small wedding venues in the Sydney region. The 30 acre horse ranch specialises in micro country-style weddings and elopements, offering a secluded and peaceful destination easily accessible from the city.

Ding Dang Doo has both indoor & outdoor spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions onsite including horse stables, paddocks and country cottage lawns. Inexpensive accommodation is available in the country cottages.

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