Southern Highlands Wedding Venues

Looking for a wedding venue in the Southern Highlands, NSW? Here's 18 picturesque places to get married in the Southern Highlands. All of these wedding venues are all-in-one locations with both ceremony and reception venues onsite. Most also offer accommodation for the couple or extended wedding party.

Southern Highlands wedding venues include a mixture of DIY & all-inclusive locations with wedding packages ranging from $100 - $500+ per person. The region is particularly well known for its historic venues, garden venues, ballrooms & luxury hotels and also has plenty of outdoor venues for elegant and relaxed country weddings. 

These are the most recommended wedding venues in the Southern Highlands region of NSW.

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Top 18 Southern Highlands Wedding Venues

Mali Brae Farm is a 160 acre country wedding venue in the Southern Highlands
Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 10 - 110
  • Venue Type: Farm
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements, Micro Weddings & 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2

Mali Brae Farm is a boutique wedding venue on a private 90 acre farm. There are 6 ceremony locations to choose from including landscaped gardens and rustic ruins that enjoy extensive views over dams and surrounding farmland.

Mali Brae Farm has two reception venues including a large rustic hay shed that seats up to 110 guests and a modern luxe space for smaller weddings from 10 - 55 guests. 

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Growwild Wildflower Farm offers affordable weddings in the Southern Highlands
Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 145
  • Venue Type: Floral farm
  • Wedding Packages: Micro weddings & 80+ People

Growwild Wildflower Farm is an elegant & affordable wedding venue on 25 spacious acres. Garden paths connect native wildflower plantings, natural bushland and manicured lawns providing a choice of picturesque locations for garden ceremonies. 

Reception venues include a micro wedding barn & for larger wedding receptions there's a permanent marquee with light wood flooring - a perfect blank canvas. Growwild is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and home to a wide variety of native flora & fauna.  Wedding packages include exclusive use and BYO alcohol & catering.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Peppers Manor Craigieburn
Peppers Craigieburn

  • Location: Centennial Rd, Bowral, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 180
  • Venue Type: Historic Estate
  • Wedding Packages: Micro Weddings & 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+

Peppers Craigieburn is an elegant wedding venue in the Southern Highlands heartland. The estate features heritage listed stables and old world grandeur. Choose from multiple ceremony & reception venues including the secret rose garden, Hickory's restaurant & bar or the Carrington Room. 72 guest rooms feature balconies with beautiful outlook.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Weddings in the Wilde

Weddings in the Wilde

  • Address: Wildes Meadow - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Venue Type: Forest
  • Wedding Packages: 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120+

Weddings in the Wilde is a rustic wedding venue located in a bushland setting in the Southern Highlands. The property offers affordable accommodation for the entire guest list and is the ideal place for relaxed, festival weddings in the great outdoors. Wedding packages include venue hire from $14,900 for exclusive use of the whole property. BYO caterers. A very private ceremony & reception location with late curfew. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Peppers Manor House
Peppers Manor House

  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 20 - 250
  • Venue Type: Country Retreat
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements & 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100+

The timeless garden retreat of Peppers Manor House is one of the most romantic wedding venues in the Southern Highlands. The estate has luxury B&B style accommodation for 100+ guests making it an ideal spot for a wedding weekend away. Peppers Manor House has meticulously maintained grounds that suit elegant or black tie wedding ceremonies and receptions. Tennis, golf & swimming pool onsite. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Fitzroy Inn
Fitzroy Inn

  • Location: Mittagong - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Historic guest house
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements & 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30

Fitzroy Inn is a pet friendly wedding venue on 5 acres of manicured gardens in the Southern Highlands. Reception venues include the restaurant and adjoining marquee, and there's boutique accommodation for 30 guests. Venue hire provides exclusive use of the entire property. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Sylvan Glen
Sylvan Glen Estate

  • Location: Penrose - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 140
  • Venue Type: Heritage Estate
  • Wedding Packages: 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 62

Sylven Glen Estate is a country wedding venue surrounded by 60 acres of vineyards and ecologically protected woodlands. An ideal location for a wedding weekend in the Southern Highlands. There's a private golf course, huge country guesthouse, huge cottage and seperate getting ready quarters that sleeps 62.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Briars Estate
Briars Country Retreat

  • Location: Burradoo - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Gardens + lodge
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130

Briars is a romantic wedding venue on 15 rural acres of tranquil gardens near Bowral. All inclusive wedding packages include ceremony, photos & reception in the conservatory and lakeside gazebo. The lodge provides large hotel style accommodation for 130 guests making Briars a complete all-in-one wedding location.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Bendooley Estate
Bendooley Estate

  • Location: Berrima - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Venue Type: Winery, Farm, Restaurant
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+

Bendooley Estate is one of the most popular wedding venues in the Southern Highlands. A choice of reception venues include the book barn and a purpose built high-ceiling barn with massive cathedral style glass windows. A spectacular lake features at the centre of the farm and luxurious cottage accommodation with rural views sleeps 20 onsite. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Gibraltar Hotel
Gibraltar Hotel

  • Location: Bowral - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 260
  • Venue Type: Hotel
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People from $195/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 180+

Gibraltar Hotel is a stunning wedding location with luxury accommodation for 180, an onsite day spa and golf course. Garden ceremonies can be held lake-side or in the impressive light-filled gallery. A grand ball room provides an elegant reception space and Harveys Bar is the perfect spot for an after party. Wedding packages are all inclusive of ceremony & reception venue hire plus food & beverage.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Hopewood House
Hopewood House

  • Location: Bowral - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue: Historic estate + gardens
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People from $300++/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14

Hopewood House is an 11 acre avant-garde wedding venue with timeless architecture, established gardens, precision shaped hedges and perfectly manicured lawns. Conveniently located in the centre of the Southern Highlands, the venue is well suited to relaxed, black tie events and there's 4 cottages onsite. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Bundanoon Hotel
Bundanoon Hotel

  • Location: Bundanoon - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 20 - 150
  • Wedding Venue: Hotel
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements & 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120+

A destination wedding venue in a country setting with manicured gardens, a lake-front ceremony space within 5 minutes drive, and 60 rooms onsite for all guests to stay the night. Choose from blank canvas wedding spaces or have a pool party reception. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Petrichor Farm
Petrichor Farm

  • Location: Gundaroo - Southern Tablelands, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Farm
  • Wedding Packages: 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Situated in the Southern Tablelands, Petrichor Farm is the ultimate outback wedding location. With 170 acres of grazing land & an abundance of native wildlife this is one of the most laid back wedding venues in NSW. Petrichor Farm offers a private, modern-rustic style reception space, plenty of ceremony & photo locations and a cute cottage where couples can stay. Option to glamp onsite.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Winery
Southern Highlands Winery

  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Venue TYpe: Vineyard
  • Wedding Packages: 50+ People

Southern Highlands Winery is a boutique wedding venue with expansive views across the vineyards & countryside. Wedding ceremonies are held in the Tuscan courtyard (have your first dance under the stars) and the restaurant, bottling room and large permanent marquee provide a choice of reception venues. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Somerley House
Somerley House

  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 140
  • Venue Type: Victorian Estate
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People

Historic residence & luxe-rustic wedding venue with established old world gardens and romantic Victorian facade. Ceremonies are held in the woodlands, forest, circular law or meadow. Canapes in the rustic greenery of Palm Court. And receptions in the blank canvas, rustic feel Garden Room. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden

  • Location: Wildes Meadow - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Gardens
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements, Micro Weddings & 60+ People

5 acres of formal and intimate garden rooms surround spacious green lawns at this budget friendly wedding venue. Bespoke wedding packages let you bring your own alcohol, drinks and catering suppliers for marquee receptions on the lawn.

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Southern Highlands wedding venue Wildwood
Wildwood Kangaroo Valley

  • Location: Kangaroo Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 90
  • Venue Type: Forest Retreat
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements, Micro Weddings, 60+ People 
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + offsite options

Popular for its spectacular cliff top ceremony deck, Wildwood is an eco friendly wedding venue secluded in Southern Highlands bushland. Reception venues include a rustic pavilion for up to 90 guests and private dining room for elopements of up to 5. DIY/BYO wedding packages.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Hillview Heritage Hotel
Hillview Heritage Estate

  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Country estate
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16

Hillview Heritage Estate is a former Vice Regal Retreat built in 1882. Wedding ceremonies enjoy a backdrop of magnificent views over the valley and waterways below. 8 Cottages provide on site accommodation for guests and you bring your own caterers and drinks.

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Southern Highlands Weddings

Wedding venues in the Southern Highlands are often booked out more than 18 months in advance, so if you're planning a wedding in this region of NSW you'll want to send enquiries to your favourite ceremony and reception venues as early as possible.

“Oozing rustic charm and with acres of idyllic picturesque surrounds” could just about describe every wedding venue from Bowral to Mittagong. The Southern Highlands has a spectacular landscape providing a beautiful backdrop for weddings in this region. 

Best Ceremony Venues

The Southern Highlands is synonymous with beautiful garden weddings and all wedding venues in the area offer picturesque spots to say "I do". The most recommended ceremony venues are Mali Brae Farm with 6 unique ceremony locations to choose from and The Secret Garden with a choice of outdoor garden rooms.

Note that all reception venues in the Southern Highlands have beautiful spots for wedding ceremonies, so regardless of where you choose for your wedding reception, you can be assured there's a gorgeous ceremony location there too. Ceremony venues in the Southern Highlands are usually either intimate garden spaces or places with picturesque views over the landscape.  

Best Reception Venues

The Southern Highlands has a unique choice of reception venues to cater for a wide variety of wedding types. There's rustic reception venues, elegant venues, garden rooms, modern barns, small reception venues, large reception venues and a host of other options in between. 

The best reception venue for your wedding is one that logistically caters for your guest count and best meets the aesthetic for your wedding theme. It's quick & easy to find perfect reception venues for your wedding with our venue shortlists above.

Popular Wedding Locations

The three most popular spots for a Southern Highlands wedding are Bowral, Moss Vale and Berrima. Kangaroo Valley is another popular wedding location near the Southern Highlands and is just 40 minutes away by car. 

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