Southern Highlands Wedding Venues

Looking for a wedding venue in the Southern Highlands, NSW? The Southern Highlands has wedding venues to suit a wide range of ceremonies and receptions. From 5 star resorts and hotels in Bowral, to private retreats and farms, these are the best ceremony and reception venues in the Southern Highlands region of NSW.

Located a convenient 1½ hours from Sydney and 1¾ hours from Canberra, the Southern Highlands is one of the most popular wedding locations in NSW. Reception venues are typically historic, featuring Victorian architecture, period grandeur and old world charm. The gardens in these hotels and resorts offer romantic ceremony venues and stunning spots for wedding photos and pre-reception canapes.

The region's quaint villages of Bowral, Mittagong and Sutton Forest and the ample accommodation here make the Southern Highlands an ideal place for a destination wedding. Invite your wedding guests for a mid-week or weekend stay and have your ceremony, reception and stay the night all in the one place.

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

Southern Highlands Reception Venues

Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Peppers Manor Craigieburn
Peppers Craigieburn

  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Venue: Historic estate
  • Location: Centennial Rd, Bowral, NSW 2576
  • Info: Peppers Craigieburn is an elegant wedding location in the heart of the Southern Highlands. The estate features heritage listed stables and old world grandeur. Choose from multiple wedding 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

  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venue: Bushland chapel + marquee
  • Address: 71 Ryans Lane, Wildes Meadow, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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 include log chapel & wood floor marquee. BYO caterers. A very private wedding location with late curfew. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Peppers Manor House
Peppers Manor House

  • Capacity: 20 - 250
  • Wedding Venue: Country retreat
  • Location: Kater Rd, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Info: A timeless garden retreat on a romantic Southern Highlands estate with luxury B&B style accommodation for 100+ guests. Peppers Manor House has meticulously maintained grounds making it the ideal all-in-one location for elegant or black tie weddings. Tennis, golf & swimming pool onsite. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Fitzroy Inn
Fitzroy Inn

  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Venue: Historic guest house
  • Location: 1 Ferguson Cres, Mittagong, NSW 2575
  • Info: Fitzroy Inn is a pet friendly wedding venue on 5 acres of manicured gardens in the Southern Highlands.  Receptions are held in the restaurant and adjoining marquee, there's boutique accommodation for 30 guests and the entire property is exclusively yours on your wedding day. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Mali Brae Farm
Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Venue: Farm
  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Info: Boutique wedding venue on a private 90 acre farm with 6 ceremony locations to choose from, stunning landscaped gardens and extensive views over the property's dams and surrounding farmland.  The reception space is an elegantly transformed hay shed which retains its rustic origins. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Sylvan Glen
Sylvan Glen Estate

  • Capacity: 140
  • Wedding Venue: Heritage estate
  • Location: 570 Kareela Rd, Penrose, NSW 2579
  • Info: Country wedding venue surrounded by 60 acres of vineyards and ecologically protected woodlands. An ideal weekend-long wedding destination in the Southern Highlands, compete with private golf course, huge country guesthouse, huge cottage and seperate getting ready quarters which in total sleeps 62.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Briars Estate
Briars Country Retreat

  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue: Gardens + lodge
  • Location: 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo, NSW 2576
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 250
  • Wedding Venue: Modern barn + farm
  • Location: 3020 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 260
  • Wedding Venue: Luxury hotel
  • Location: 7 Boronia St, Bowral, NSW 2576
  • Cost: Wedding packages from $195/pp
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Venue: Historic estate + gardens
  • Location: 201 Centennial Rd, Bowral, NSW 2576
  • Cost: Venue hire from $19,000 + wedding packages from $100/pp
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 20 - 150
  • Wedding Venue: Hotel
  • Location: Unit 6/18 Erith St, Bundanoon, NSW 2578
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Venue: Farm
  • Location: Shingle Hill Way, Gundaroo, NSW 2620
  • Info: 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

  • Capacity: 250
  • Wedding Venue: Vineyard
  • Location: Oldbury Rd, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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 receptions in the restaurant, bottling room or large permanent marquee. 

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue Somerley House
Somerley House

  • Capacity: 140
  • Wedding Venue: Victorian estate
  • Location: 7207 Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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 Growwild Wildflower Farm
Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Capacity: 145
  • Wedding Venue: Floral farm
  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Info: A registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust. Growwild wildflower farm offers 25 picturesque and colourful acres and provides a number of wedding locations including a barn & permanent marquee. A budget friendly venue where you can BYO alcohol & catering and hire the grounds for your exclusive use.

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Southern Highlands Wedding Venue The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden

  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue: Gardens
  • Location: 51 Blencowes Ln, Wildes Meadow, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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 Hillview Heritage Hotel
Hillview Heritage Estate

  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue: Country estate
  • Location: 7277 Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Info: 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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Wedding Venues Near Southern Highlands

Wedding venues in the Southern Highlands offer many picturesque places to get married. As one of the most popular locations for a destination wedding in NSW, wedding venues in Bowral, Mittagong and the region's other quaint towns are often booked out more than 12 months in advance. Making early enquiries is highly recommended.

If you're still searching for the perfect place for your wedding ceremony and reception, find more wedding venues in the Southern Highlands on our shortlists. There's also lots of amazing wedding venues in nearby regions of NSW... 

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