Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Looking for a wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, NSW? Hunter Valley wedding venues offer the perfect place for a destination wedding in New South Wales and include a large collection of stunning ceremony & reception venues within a concentrated location. 

The most picturesque wedding venues in the Hunter Valley are located in Pokolbin to Wollombi and surrounding regions. Wedding sites include hotels, vineyards, private estates and properties on acreage including dairy and olive farms. Most places to get married in the Hunter Valley are all-in-one locations with many offering 3 day & 2 night wedding packages with accommodation. 

Aside from wineries and weekenders, Hunter Valley weddings are renowned for their chapels. Most wedding chapels in the region are non-denominational and have reception venues onsite so that you can have your entire wedding day in the one location. 

By far the most popular of all wedding spots in the Hunter Valley, are those where outdoor ceremonies and receptions can be held. With its temperate climate, picturesque landscape and laid back country atmosphere, the Hunter Valley is one of the best locations in New South Wales for a destination wedding.

Here are the 32 most recommended wedding venues in the Hunter Valley, NSW. 

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32 Best Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Chateau Elan
Chateau Elan Resort

  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Chapel, white rotunda
  • Reception Venues: 2 Function rooms, lawns
  • Capacity: 170
  • Cost: All-inclusive wedding packages from $175/pp
  • Accommodation: Luxury villas sleep 200+ guests

Chateau Elan Resort is a spacious wedding venue in the Hunter Valley featuring relaxed views over a Greg Norman designed golf course. The sandstone chapel can be hired for ceremonies only & has an adjoining courtyard suitable for intimate outdoor weddings.

Reception venues include 2 elegant function rooms or you can erect a marquee on the lawns. With the largest day spa in the southern hemisphere (includes a hair & makeup studio, lounge & two spas), a late night bar and luxury villas for everyone, Chateau Elan is the perfect spot for a destination wedding in the Hunter Valley.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Woolshed Hill Estate
Woolshed Hill Estate

  • Location: 342 Deasys Rd, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Take your pick of spots
  • Reception Venues: Function room, BYO marquee
  • Capacity: 100
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $5,000 Venue hire + accommodation (DIY & BYO)
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30

Woolshed Hill Estate is a relaxed DIY venue where you hire the function room and accommodation and BYO wedding suppliers including catering & drinks. The main residence accommodates 30 guests and there's plenty of open space where you can erect a marquee.

For affordable weddings, the function room offers the best option or a marquee pitched on the tennis court which negates the need to hire flooring.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Cypress Lakes
Cypress Lakes Hunter Valley Resort

  • Location: 15 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Lake, poolside, gardens, vineyard
  • Reception Venues: Marquee, ballroom, function centre
  • Capacity: 900
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $145/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100+

Cypress Lakes Resort is a luxury wedding venue and hotel located in the centre of the Hunter Valley. The 25 acre resort boasts stunning regional views, sprawling vineyards, a championship 18 hole golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts and two restaurants & bars. Hotel & villa rooms available for 100+ guests with onsite day spa. 

Choose from 12+ wedding and reception areas suitable for elopements to large gala weddings. All-inclusive wedding packages start at $145/pp and include everything from furniture & venue hire to catering, celebrant, cake and photographer.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Enzo
Enzo Weddings Hunter Valley

  • Location: Cnr Broke Rd & Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Winery & chapel
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $195/pp
  • Accommodation: Cottage

Enzo Weddings in the Hunter Valley is an all-in-one wedding venue located at the Ironbark Hill Vineyard. The light-filled modern chapel offers a unique & memorable wedding experience with 18 hand carved timber pews, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the vineyard and a dramatic door opening entrance complete with ringing bells.

Enzo's restaurant is an intimate wedding reception space that can be styled around the feature sandstone pillars. All inclusive wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire vineyard.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Estate Tuscany
Estate Tuscany

  • Location: Cnr Mistletoe Ln & Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Winery
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, courtyard
  • Capacity: 300
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $115/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 80

Estate Tuscany is a destination wedding venue featuring Tuscan style hotel rooms that accommodate 80 onsiteWith a backdrop of the Brokenback Ranges, wedding ceremonies at the estate enjoy some of the best views in the Hunter Valley.

Wedding packages are all inclusive starting at $850 for ceremonies with chairs & signing table included. Receptions packages start at $75 for catering and $40 for beverages. The 2 onsite reception venues cater meals for the duration of your stay. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Bimbadgen Estate
Bimbadgen Estate

  • Location: 790 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Hill, pontoon, vineyard
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, marquee, outdoors
  • Capacity: 300
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $140/pp (low season)
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20

Bimbadgen offers two Hunter Valley wedding venues at Palmers Lane and McDonalds Road. Palmers Lane is a purpose built reception venue with rustic charm and the option of seated outdoor dining. McDonalds Road features Esca Restaurant which is perfect for a more understated wedding reception.

Both wedding venues offer panoramic regional views over surrounding vineyards and mountain ranges. Choose from multiple ceremony locations from high on the hill with stunning views, down by the pontoon or between the lush vines. Bimbadgen offers all-inclusive wedding packages from $155/pp off peak, plus 3 self contained cottages that sleep 20. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Pokolbin Village Estate
Pokolbin Village Estate

  • Location: 2188 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, lawns
  • Reception Venue: Function centre, marquee
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 54

Pokolbin Village is a sprawling estate that spans 100 acres in the heart of the Hunter Valley. There are a variety of spots suitable to erect a marquee for weddings, plus a function room that suits smaller weddings of up to 60 guests.

Hotel and self contained accommodation is available for 54 guests.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Peterson House
Peterson House

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Chapel, winery, garden
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, marquee, chapel
  • Capacity: 200
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $149/pp + venue hire fees

Peterson House is a versatile wedding location that offers the option of restaurant or marquee receptions. For micro weddings of up to 40 guests, the architecturally designed Peterson House​ Chapel is one of the most unique spots in the Hunter Valley. Styling elements include large timber doors, high ceilings, hand-crafted metal work and an impressive chandelier.

Wedding packages include the option for ceremony only in the garden ($1,000) or Peterson House Chapel from $1,800. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Ben Ean Winery
Ben Ean Winery

  • Location: 119 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Winery
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, barn/courtyard
  • Capacity: 500
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $135/pp

Formerly Lindeman's Estate, Ben Ean Winery is one of the Hunter Valley's most scenic wedding venues. The heritage-listed courtyard is a covered barn style area that offers a stunning location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Ben Ean Winery offers many beautiful locations for wedding photos. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue White Barn Pokolbin
White Barn Pokolbin

  • Location: 290 Old N Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Vineyard
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $155/pp

White Barn Pokolbin is a Hamptons style country barn that was purpose built for wedding receptions. The white walls and black rim furnishings offer a modern blank canvas to style in your preferred wedding theme. An onsite vineyard provides a scenic location for wedding ceremonies and photos in the heart of the Hunter Valley. White Barn is a pet-friendly wedding venue.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Ridgeview Estate
RidgeView Estate

  • Location: 273 Sweetwater Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Vineyard
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant
  • Capacity: 100
  • Cost Guide: $9,800+ (60 people)
  • Accommodation: 4 cottages sleep 12

Ridgeview Estate is a small family owned & operated winery surrounded by picturesque bushland and waterways. The restaurant and undercover verandah area offer celebration spaces with stunning views across the local landscape. 

Affordable wedding packages start at $250 for ceremonies and a choice of food & beverage options for receptions including all inclusive packages from $145 per person. You can book the entire property for your exclusive use for a two night stay and glamping is permitted on the property.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Hunters Quarter
Hunters Quarter

  • Location: 576 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Vineyard
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant
  • Capacity: 160
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $140/pp.
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6

Hunters Quarter is an affordable vineyard venue with a private terrace in the Hunter Valley. Located at the Cockfighters Ghost winery, Hunters Quarter offers all inclusive wedding packages that are well suited to foodie couples. They promise a truly memorable dining experience with high quality, fresh and local produce.

The picturesque wedding location features stunning views over the vines and very reasonably priced for the Hunter Valley. Wedding ceremonies are priced from $950.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Redleaf Estate
Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens
  • Reception Venues: Gardens, courtyard, garden house
  • Capacity: 250
  • Cost: Venue hire from $24,200 (less off peak)
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

Redleaf Wollombi is a 100 acre country retreat with a 6 bedroom luxury homestead that sleeps 12 guests. The property offers a very private and intimate location for weddings and is available for exclusive hire for 2 or more nights.

Wedding venues include a tuscan style courtyard, stunning gardens, a garden house (seats 60 in a barn style venue) and expansive grounds that are well suited to wedding receptions in a marquee or teepee. Redleaf is a fully DIY & BYO wedding venue and the ideal Hunter Valley location from which to explore the region's wineries.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue The Woodhouse Wollombi
The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venue: Anywhere on the grounds
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $12,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16

The 100 acre Woodhouse Wollombi is a country style venue with an impressive, architecturally designed reception barn. The industrial interior is the ideal blank canvas to style in your own wedding theme and you can BYO all your own wedding vendors. 

The Woodhouse Wollombi is surrounded by a picturesque lake and bushland and offers historic barn stay accommodation for 16 guests. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire property and cheaper rates are available for mid-week bookings.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Wedding Grounds
Wedding Grounds

  • Location: Wollombi Road, Laguna, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venue: Alpaca farm paddocks
  • Reception Venue: BYO marquee
  • Capacity: 30
  • Cost: Venue hire from $2,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Wedding Grounds is a planning business that has several secluded Hunter Valley wedding venues on its books, including this eco friendly alpaca farm. You can hire a row of teepees or create your own marquee styled wedding at this fully DIY wedding venue surrounded in lush green paddocks and cute furry alpacas.

The property features unique and romantic accommodation for 2 in a 1950's converted train carriage. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Merrindah Weddings
Merrindah Weddings

  • Location: 3174 Great N Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venue: Farm
  • Reception Venues: Barn and/or BYO marquee
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: Wedding packages include venue hire + catering or BYO

Merrindah Weddings is a DIY wedding venue located at Mulla Villa Farm in the Hunter Valley. The all-in-one 75 acre site is well suited to relaxed, country weddings and a great pick for barn dance style receptions. The barns opens onto an outdoor courtyard which is an ideal spot for dancing under the stars and you could also use this space for outdoor dining.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Adams Peak Estate
Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn

  • Location: 66 Adams Peak Rd, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Ceremony Venue: Private estate + barn
  • Reception Venues: Hay shed, barn
  • Capacity: 180
  • Cost: Venue hire from $10,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 24

Adams Peak Country Estate is an all-in-one pet friendly wedding venue with luxury house & seperate homestead available for multi-day stays for up to 24 guests.  Reception venues include the hay shed & barn and ceremonies enjoy extensive regional views over pristine Hunter Valley countryside.

Wedding packages start at $10,000 and include exclusive property hire with 2 nights accommodation for 24 people. Catering is additional from the venue's preferred wedding supplier.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Margan Winery
Margan Winery

  • Location: 1238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke, NSW 2230
  • Ceremony Venue: Garden, winery
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant, barrel room, courtyard
  • Capacity: 200
  • Cost: Ceremonies from $450. Receptions from $160/pp.

The eco-friendly wedding venue of Margan Winery features stunning gardens, an iconic rammed earth building, stunning views across the vineyard to the Brokenback Mountain Ranges and a hatted restaurant serving menus from the one-hectare kitchen garden and orchard.

Margan Winery can be hired for your exclusive use and is a pet friendly wedding venue. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Moravia Park
Moravia Park

  • Location: 423 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venue: Take your pick of spots
  • Reception Venue: Barn
  • Capacity: 200
  • Cost: Venue hire from $10,900
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Moravia Park is a blank canvas wedding venue that you can hire for 3 days/2 nights to decorate, style and design your wedding however you like. The budget friendly location provides plenty of ceremony spots to choose from and a rustic barn for wedding receptions. 

The spacious bridal suite is perfect for getting ready in addition to wedding night accommodation. Wedding packages include access to ceremony & reception venues + accommodation for 2 nights & 3 days.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Wallalong House
Wallalong House

  • Location: 76 Wallalong Rd, Wallalong NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Fig trees
  • Reception Venue: Indian tent
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: Venue hire from $9,570
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 19

Country weddings in the Hunter Valley don't come much more luxurious & laid back than at Wallalong House. The majestic Indian Tent with its stone flooring, marble bars and poolside setting is an elegant & highly romantic spot for wedding receptions. Particularly as the sun sets and the poolside lighting kicks in.

Wedding ceremony locations include under the branches of a 200 year old fig tree with picturesque views all around from the elevated site. Accommodation for 19 includes a bridal suite in the 1830's stables. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Lonely Goat Olives
Lonely Goat Olives

  • Location: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venues: Olive grove + farm
  • Reception Venues: BYO marquee
  • Capacity: 50
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $4,000
  • Accommodation: Cottage sleeps 5

Lonely Goat Olives is a micro wedding venue that caters for ceremonies & receptions of up to 50 guests. The country style bush property features an olive grove, surrounding farmland, flat grass areas where you can pitch a marquee or teepee and a 2 bedroom bridal suite with option for additional guests to glamp.

The olive grove is a pet friendly BYO wedding location and is largely solar powered. You pay a hire fee for exclusive use of the grounds and DIY all wedding requirements. Elopement packages start from $4,000. Small wedding packages for up to 50 guests from $5,000.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Stonehurst Cedar Creek
Stonehurst Cedar Creek

  • Location: 1840 Wollombi Rd, Cedar Creek, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venues: Vineyard, farm
  • Reception Venues: Poplar Grove, wine cellar, outdoors
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $7,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30

The 550 acres at Stonehurst Cedar Creek features bush sites, a vineyard and a picturesque deer farm. 30 guests can stay in the 7 onsite cottages and there's an option for glamping. Private & budget friendly wedding location that's yours for exclusive hire to DIY/BYO.
Minimum spend is $7,000 including venue hire + $1,000 wine credit. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Goosewing Cottage
Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Ceremony Venue: Covered arbour
  • Reception Venue: Homestead
  • Capacity: 20
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $2,290
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

Goosewing Cottage is a micro wedding and elopement venue surrounded by neighbouring Hunter Valley farms and lush, rolling pastures. The property is eco friendly with a cottage + homestead and facilities for pre & post wedding events. Plenty of wildlife onsite.
Elopement packages available Mon - Thur from $2,290 including venue, planner, celebrant & photographer.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Abermain Hotel
Abermain Hotel

  • Location: 27 Charles St, Abermain, NSW 2326
  • Ceremony Venue: Garden
  • Reception Venue: Hotel
  • Capacity: 100
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $70/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30+

The Abermain Hotel is a renovated local pub with private garden for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Affordable wedding packages include a pub style menu and there's accommodation in double, triple, quadruple and family sized rooms for wedding guests. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Maddies of Bolwarra
Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Location: 35 Paterson Rd, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Garden
  • Reception Venues: Dining room, garden pavilion
  • Capacity: 4 - 60
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $5,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 4

Maddies of Bolwarra is a private venue for small weddings and elopements away from the Hunter Valley's busiest areas. Wedding ceremonies can be held under a giant Morton Bay Fig in the picturesque gardens which are surrounded by dairy farm.

Maddies caters for both indoor & outdoor wedding receptions with the gardens providing a romantic spot for dancing under the stars. Micro wedding receptions can be held in the dining room and there's a garden pavilion that caters for seated receptions of up to 60 guests. Pets welcome.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Hollydene Estate Wines
Hollydene Estate

  • Location: 3483 Golden Hwy, Jerrys Plains, NSW 2330
  • Ceremony Venue: Winery
  • Reception Venue: Vines Restaurant
  • Capacity: 120
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $160/pp

The all-in-one wedding location of Hollydene Estate is surrounded by picturesque vineyards, horse studs and the rugged hills of Wollemi National Park. 'Vines' is the estate's restaurant and reception venue and features rustic wood finishings, polished concrete floors and a wrap around outdoor area that's ideal for canapés and pre-dinner drinks.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Albion Farm Gardens
Albion Farm Gardens

  • Location: 869 Paterson Rd, Woodville, NSW 2321
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, barn
  • Reception Venues: Woodville Hall (across the road)
  • Capacity: 120

The 100 acre Albion Farm Gardens is a wedding ceremony and photo venue with 15 acres of spectacular gardens. Aside from a plethora of outdoor spots for wedding ceremonies there's also a rustic wet weather barn that features stunning internal decor including hanging chandeliers.

Wedding receptions can be held at The Woodville School of Arts which is located across the road.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Segenhoe Inn
Segenhoe Inn

  • Location: 56 MacQueen St, Aberdeen, NSW 2336
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Function centre
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18

Segenhoe Inn is an historic bed & breakfast with a function centre at the rear of the hotel. One of the most budget friendly wedding venues in the Hunter Valley with all inclusive packages and accommodation for to 18 guests overnight. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue - Piggs Peake Winery
Piggs Peake Winery

  • Location: 697 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, 2320
  • Ceremony Venues: Gardens, courtyard
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, private dining, barrel room, courtyard
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $160/pp

Piggs Peake Winery offers a modern and fresh ceremony and reception venue for weddings in the Hunter Valley. You can take over the entire venue for larger weddings or utilise the private dining room for micro weddings. There's also outdoor event spaces suitable for wedding receptions.

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Hunter Valley wedding venue - Spicers Guesthouse
Spicers Guesthouse

  • Location: Ekerts Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens, lawn, pavilion
  • Reception Venues: Pavilion, event room
  • Capacity: 150
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $185/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 90+

Spicers Guesthouse has 4 wedding venues to choose from including 2 outdoor ceremony spaces and 2 reception areas that also provide wet weather options for your wedding ceremony.  The Hotel offers a picturesque backdrop to say your "I do's" and 45 rooms to accommodate all wedding guests.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Mistinthegumtrees
Mist In The Gum Trees

  • Location: 234a Mount Nellinda Rd, Cooranbong, NSW 2265
  • Ceremony Venue: Gardens
  • Reception Venue: Barn 
  • Capacity: 120
  • Cost: Enquire for venue hire
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Mist In The Gum Trees is an eco friendly wedding venue with an industrial barn and covered outdoor shed area suitable for wedding receptions. The site has a sandstone ceremony location and two luxury eco cabins that accommodate 15 guests. An ideal spot for couples looking for a bushland wedding venue in the Hunter Valley.

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Hunter Valley Weddings

The Hunter Valley Region

The Hunter Valley is a well established wine region less than 2 hours drive north of Sydney.  It is well known for its lush vineyards, rolling green hills and peaceful countryside.  The picturesque area is a popular tourist hub all year round and an ideal wedding destination during any season.

There’s around 60 cellar doors in the region offering an impressive line-up of award winning wines to taste - and to serve at your wedding.   Wineries are the starting point of many things to do nearby, from sampling rare vintages to wine & cheese picnics, masterclasses, cooking courses, cycling tours, spa retreats and hot air balloon rides.  

An impressive calendar of local and international events are hosted in the Hunter Valley every year.  Popular annual events include Opera in the Vines, Jazz in the Vineyards and the Lovedale Long Lunch.  International musicians from a great array of genres frequent the region and there’s a regular line up of unique festivals from hot air ballooning to food, wine and weddings. 

The busy events schedule and fantastic facilities make the region well set up for destination weddings and there’s a huge variety of accommodation available within close proximity to wedding venues.  

Destination Weddings in the Hunter Valley

There’s 60 wedding venues in the Hunter Valley that provide accommodation for couples onsite.  That means you can sleep at your wedding venue, get ready onsite in the morning and not have to travel anywhere after your reception.  About 50 wedding venues can also accommodate your bridal party onsite.  This makes the Hunter Valley a popular choice for weekend weddings, giving you time to relax and enjoy the company of your guests.

Because the area hosts many large international events every year there are wedding venues where larger guest lists can stay together in one place - onsite.  There’s 8 wineries and resorts that host wedding ceremonies and receptions that can also accommodate 80+ guests.  Another 12 wedding venues sleep from 30 to 60 guests. Some of these venues can be booked exclusively, making the entire property available for your private use.  

The Hunter Valley is an ideal destination for large and small weddings alike.  Around 40 venues provide intimate reception spaces that are suitable for micro weddings and elopements.  More than half of these wedding venues can accommodate your guest list for the weekend.

Hunter Valley wedding venues are as picturesque as they are experiential. Here's a guide to the best wedding locations in the Hunter Valley...

Pokolbin Weddings

Pokolbin is the busiest wine region in the Hunter Valley with a high concentration of wedding venues at vineyards in a relatively small geographic region. There's plenty to do within easy access from wedding venues in Pokolbin, which makes it a popular location for destination weddings. Pokolbin is the best place for large weddings in the Hunter Valley with the ability to accommodate 200+ guests.

Rothbury Weddings

Located 10 minutes from the vineyards of Pokolbin, Rothbury is the ideal location for an all-inclusive wedding where most of the planning is done for you. Wedding venues in Rothbury include a championship golf course and the largest day spa in NSW.  

Wollombi Weddings

Weddings in Wollombi are all about relaxed country vibes in secluded, elegant surrounds. The private farms and estates here are all DIY wedding venues where you can choose your own vendors. Wollombi venues cater for small and large weddings and most wedding packages are simply a venue hire fee that includes exclusive use of the property and accommodation.

Broke Weddings

Weddings in Broke, NSW are all about the stunning scenery. The ceremony and reception venues here offer uninterrupted country views across vineyards to the world heritage wilderness area of the Broken Back Ranges. Broke is an idyllic location for long table weddings in the great outdoors. 

Lovedale Weddings

Lovedale is a place of boutique, family owned wineries where kangaroos roam lazily in grassy paddocks and time goes a little slower. Lovedale wedding venues are located just 12 minutes from the larger wineries central to the Hunter Valley, and there are a range of accommodation options for guests close by.

Off-The-Beaten-Track Weddings

Outside of the main locations in the Hunter Valley, lies a selection of unique wedding venues that offer exciting possibilities. From deer farms to private B&B's, these wedding venues cater for every type of celebration including elopements and micro weddings to large cultural celebrations. If you're looking for a private and secluded wedding venue, these spots are ideal.

Getting There

The Hunter Valley is an easy 1.5 hour drive from Sydney.  Trains can be taken to Maitland Station and flights land 30 minutes away in Newcastle which depart from many major cities in Australia. 

The Hunter Valley hosts many local and international events every year.  Concert dates can sometimes be announced less than 6 months out from the date and will consume a lot of the area’s accommodation.  So if you’re booking a wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, make sure your guests have their accommodation locked in well in advance.

Hunter Valley wedding venues are regularly in high demand.  You’ll want to enquire as early as possible (18 months in advance is ideal) to secure your preferred date with your preferred venue.  Start your search with our complete list of Hunter Valley Wedding Venues.  

Wedding Venues Near Hunter Valley

If you're still on the hunt for your perfect wedding venue, try these locations near the Hunter Valley, NSW...

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