Rustic Wedding Venues in NSW

The rustic wedding venue was once the exclusive domain of old tin sheds and wooden barns on rural farm properties. Nowadays, rustic wedding venues include repurposed & renovated barns as well as purpose built spaces that feature a more modern decor.  In NSW, farms and other country locations provide a wonderfully eclectic selection of rustic wedding venues in Sydney to Byron Bay, the far South Coast and everywhere in between.

Interestingly, the popularity of rustic wedding venues has not diminished since the concept of getting married in a shed first burst onto the events scene. Rustic barns and sheds are very unique wedding venues with a down to earth and relaxed atmosphere that promise fun and a little frivolity. Attributes that closely align with the personality & lifestyles of couples that choose to get married in them. 

Rustic wedding venues in NSW include farms, barns, wineries, resorts, country-style homesteads, gardens, olive groves, bed & breakfasts, heritage listed properties and luxe-rustic estates. These wedding locations offer a mix of indoor & outdoor reception venues and a variety of covered or open air spaces for earthy wedding ceremonies.

Farm venues and bush bound properties in the countryside are the ideal location for rustic weddings. Purpose built structures on these properties offer a blank canvas for a more luxe rustic wedding theme whereas original or refurbished barns, sheds, horse stables and the like set the scene for a more earthy, 'event on the land' type of wedding. Either type of venue can be styled to create the perfect rustic or boho wedding vibe.

Rustic wedding venues all have their own unique personalities. Their location provides the setting for your wedding and their architecture and decor provides the backdrop. It’s the combination of these two elements that create the vibe on your wedding day. On the list below, you’ll find a huge range of rustic wedding venues in a wonderful variety of locations throughout NSW.


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Top 10 Rustic Wedding Venues in NSW

Rustic Wedding The Woods Farm
1. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 126
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

With an incredible 120 metre grass aisle that curves through native bushland under an arbour of jasmine-covered arches, the bush chapel at The Woods Farm is one of the most unique rustic wedding venues in New South Wales. Raw timber & corrugated iron, wooden floorboards, mirrors at the altar and permanently hung vintage chandeliers finish the space.

The Woods Farm itself is a 40 acre property perfectly set up for destination weddings with accommodation for 126 onsite. The reception venue is a luxe rustic shed with a bar and chandelier theming throughout which adjoins a huge cocktail lawn and outdoor bar. 

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Rustic Wedding Venue The Lodge
2. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Lodge is a newly renovated 43 room hotel that offers an ideal setting for luxe rustic weddings at a weekend getaway destination. When you book The Lodge you get your own private hotel with a huge central swimming pool and courtyards, lawns and terrace areas for relaxed pre & post wedding gatherings.

For wedding ceremonies there's an amazing Tree Cathedral with an open sided timber chapel set amongst a paved little Pine Forest. The reception venue is a refurbished hall with wooden floors and painted white brick walls - the perfect blank canvas to style a rustic wedding.

All inclusive wedding packages start at $95 per person and there's a minimum spend required on accommodation which is covered by guests who can book & pay for their own rooms.

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Eleven Eighty Rustic Weddings NSW
3. Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Rustic wedding venues at Eleven Eighty include this incredible outdoor courtyard that seats up to 80 guests, a micro wedding barn that seats up to 30 guests, a refurbished old school hall that seats 50 guests and an elegant old train carriage that caters for private dining of up to 20 guests.

Venue hire at this quirky little country venue includes 2 nights accommodation in two onsite cottages, exclusive use of the entire 3 acres and access to a style shed where you'll find timbers tables & chairs, velvet lounges and other styling items perfect for rustic weddings.

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Rustic Reception Shed - Willow Farm
4. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 135
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Willow Farm is a 160 acre cattle farm with a rustic reception shed and choice of indoor + outdoor ceremony venues. A marquee site and lawn provides a luxe space for outdoor weddings and you can use the rustic reception venue shed in tandem for dining, dancing or as a lounge area.

DIY wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire farm with country cottage accommodation for up to 10 guests. 

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St Josephs Guesthouse is a rustic ceremony & reception venue
5. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: Saint Albans - Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an historic ceremony and reception venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. The 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building offers a unique all-in-one setting for rustic weddings, elopements & micro weddings.

Available for intimate day-time weddings of up to 100 guests, the property is yours for up to 4 days with an affordable venue hire fee including accommodation for 10. There's an outdoor spa that soaks up the relaxed, country landscape and you can hire in food trucks, mobile bars and any other supplier.

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Mimosa Wines Rustic Wedding Venue
6. Mimosa Wines

  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Winery, Restaurant
  • Location: Bermagui - South Coast, NSW
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 13

Mimosa Wines is an architecturally designed hatted restaurant with the most spectacular views in NSW. Oozing rustic charm with original timber features & finishes, the elevated reception venue opens onto a wraparound outdoor dining space overlooking the vineyard below and hundreds of acres of lush national park.

Rustic weddings are easy to organise at Mimosa with little styling required. All food & beverages are included and there is a waterfront jetty, the vineyard and bushland settings for ceremonies. There's also two self contained cottages accessible via a stunning walk through the vineyard.

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Paradise Botanical Gardens is a hidden wedding venue on the Central Coast
7. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Location: 147 Cherry Ln, Kulnura, NSW 2250
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Day Hire

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a hidden gems for rustic weddings with amazing historic architecture dotting the property and setting the scene for utterly unique celebrations. Set on 230 acres of sprawling & rare gardens is a country style cottage that sleeps 8, a flat area for glamping & BYO camping and a plethora of wedding photo backdrops.

The Kings Lawn offers a grand manicured garden ideal for circular ceremony set ups and overlooking stunning wild bush views. For wedding receptions there are multiple outdoor options including these heritage Roman Columns, a covered pavilion for up to 100 guests and for larger celebrations a waterfront marquee lawn.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
8. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Nestled in 28 acres of native bushland, Goolawah Retreat offers an affordable and relaxed coastal destination for a 3 day wedding with family & friends staying onsite. The property features 5 refurbished cottages, camping is permitted and there's more accommodation nearby.

A brand new rustic reception venue pavilion seats up to 90 guests or 120 for a cocktail function. You get exclusive use of the pavilion, all accommodation and amenities for 2+ nights. Choose your own caterers and BYO alcohol to manage your budget thereafter. Pet friendly. No curfew.

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Rustic Weddings Mali Brae Farm NSW
9. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mali Brae Farm is a private 90 acre property with two rustic reception venues. One is a light-filled refurbished barn with polished wooden floors and a huge feature fireplace that seats up to 110 guests. The other is a micro venue that seats 30 - 55 guests and has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the farm's lush green pastures.

There are 7 ceremony locations across the farm offering a variety of backdrops well suited to rustic weddings. These historic ruins are one such place and can also be utilised as the stage for your first dance under the stars. All inclusive wedding packages provide all catering and drinks and include complimentary accommodation for 2 in the Dairy Cottage.

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Rustic Wedding Venues Midginbil Resort
10. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: Tweed Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Midginbil Eco Resort is a rustic wedding destination in Northern NSW where you stay onsite with all your wedding guests for a 2 night mid week or weekend getaway. The property is surrounded by sub tropical rainforest and has no neighbours and hence, no curfew.

Adjoining the barn reception venue is a cocktail courtyard for pre-dinner drinks & canapés along with a bonfire site that comes set up ready to light later in the evening. Venue hire is budget friendly. There are several accomodation options including amazing safari tents with timber balconies and the property has a swimming pool, tennis court and glamping.

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Rustic Wedding Venues in the Blue Mountains

Waldara Farm is a rustic wedding venue in the Blue Mountains
11. Waldara Farm

  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Shearing Shed, Farm
  • Location: Oberon - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Info: Waldara Farm is a DIY wedding venue set in the Aussie bush. Rustic venues include an outdoor ceremony deck, a refurbished barn and a shearing shed. Wedding packages include exclusive use for the weekend and up to 20 guests can sleep in the farmhouse cottage & country lodge. Waldara Farm is a BYO property.

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rustic venue collits inn
12. Collits Inn

  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Pierce's Barn, Marquee, Farm
  • Location: Hartley Vale - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Info: Rustic wedding venue in a heritage listed location with stunning mountain views and iconic wedding barn. Pet Friendly, Sleeps 12. Wedding package including 80 people all-inclusive reception + 2 nights accommodation for 12 is $18,000. Minimum guests 30 - 40.

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rustic wedding venue bushland
13. Australian Bushland Weddings

  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Shed, Marquee, Bush Camp
  • Location: Wisemans Ferry, NSW
  • Info: The ultimate outdoor venue with 2 rustic reception spaces. Heritage, Budget-friendly, Weekend Hire, Late Curfew, Exclusive Use, Adventure Activities, Sleeps 216. 

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Rustic Wedding Venues in Byron Bay

Coorabell Estate Rustic Wedding Venue
14. Coorabell Estate

  • Location: 36 Keys Road, Coorabell, NSW 2479
  • Capacity: 10 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Coorabell Estate is a hidden 28 acre country property that caters for micro weddings of up to 55 guests within the luxury homestead, and larger outdoor weddings in the gardens. Located in the Byron Bay Hinterland and surrounded by rainforest, Coorabell is a picturesque setting perfect for luxe rustic weddings and requires very little additional styling.

The elegant 5 bedroom residence features an open plan living area that flows onto a large deck seating up to 40 guests with views over the rainforest canopy. On the other side of the house the poolside entertainment area is perfect for cocktail events with up to 55 people. The gardens are ideal for marquee, tipis or Sperry tents.

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Tides Estate Rustic Wedding Site
15. Tides Byron Orchard

  • Location: 290 North Teven Road, Teven, NSW 2478
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22
  • Wedding Packages: All Inclusive

Tides Byron Estate is a sprawling 100 acre macadamia farm situated in the Byron Bay Hinterland. The farm has a luxury 8 bedroom homestead that can be hired for small weddings with up to 40 guests including use of the orchard for seated receptions.

For larger weddings there's a modern white reception hall that seats up to 140 guests and has an outdoor terrace suitable for cocktail receptions or seated dining. The house and hall can be hired together or separately and are very well priced.

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Midginbil Rustic Hinterland Weddings
16. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: Tweed Hinterland, Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Midginbil Eco Resort is an affordable 3 day wedding destination that offers rustic outdoor weddings surrounded by nature. The property also has a barn reception space and a late night bonfire site and with no neighbours, has no curfew.

A variety of accommodation is available for your entire guest list including a fun village of safari tents with individual timber balconies that have incredible views. Tell guests to bring their cricket bats, swimmers, tennis rackets and sense of adventure.

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rustic wedding venue earthhouse
17. Earth House

  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Function Room, Farm
  • Location: Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW
  • Info: Earthy, rustic wedding venue with DIY & BYO packages from $7,750. Blank Canvas, Gardens, Farm, All-in-one, Sleeps 4. 

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Rustic Wedding Venues on the Central Coast

Paradise Gardens Rustic Wedding Estate
18. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Location: 147 Cherry Ln, Kulnura, NSW 2250
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

One-of-a-kind heritage architecture provides a diverse range of backdrops for rustic weddings at Paradise Botanical Gardens. This marquee site overlooks a pretty dam and is surrounded by rare plants. There's also a covered pavilion with brick pavings immersed in a private area of the gardens and outdoor Roman Columns through which long tables can be threaded.

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rustic wedding venue stables
19. The Stables of Somersby

  • Capacity: 250 
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Pavilion, Farm
  • Location: Somersby - Central Coast, NSW
  • Info: Rustic barn with accommodation in the attic for up to 4. DIY & BYO, Pet-friendly, Bush, Exclusive Use, Outdoor Receptions, Blank Canvas. Wedding packages from $5,000.

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The Springs Rustic Weddings
20. The Springs

  • Capacity: 350
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Farm
  • Location: Peats Ridge - Central Coast, NSW
  • Info: 125 acre farm in a bush location with a renovated rustic barn. Golf, Bush, Industrial Reception Space, Arrive by Helicopter. Book this wedding venue for a Friday wedding and get a free ceremony set up worth $650.

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Rustic Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley

rustic wedding venues elan
21. Chateau Elan

  • Capacity: 170
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Chapel, Courtyard, Function Rooms, Manicured Lawns, Marquee
  • Location: Rothbury - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Luxury garden venue with rustic chapel and adjoining courtyard. Golf, Luxury Accommodation, Sleeps 200, Day Spa. Ceremony-only packages from $1,250. Reception packages from $175 per person including food & beverages.

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rustic wedding venue adams
22. Adams Peak Country Estate

  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Hay Shed, Winery
  • Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: The Hunter Valley's premier rustic wedding venue in a barn. BYO, Pet-friendly, Outdoor Receptions, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Sleeps 24. Wedding packages start at $10,000 for exclusive property hire including accommodation for 24 guests. Exclusive catering by Monkey Place Catering. 

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rustic wedding venue tuscany
23. Estate Tuscany

  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Restaurant, Winery
  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Choice of rustic wedding venues at a popular New South Wales vineyard. Outdoor Receptions, Private, Sleeps 80. Wedding packages from $70 catering and $40 beverages.

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rustic wedding venue woodhouse
24. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Farm
  • Location: Wollombi, NSW
  • Info: Purpose built wedding barn with a modern blank canvas to suit rustic weddings. DIY & BYO, Pet-friendly, Bush, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Sleeps 16 + glamping. Mid week weddings from $7,000. Weekend weddings including accommodation from $12,000.

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rustic wedding venue bimbadgan
25. Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Restaurant, Marquee, Winery
  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Blank Canvas and rustic wedding location that's ideal for outdoor receptions. Vineyard, Private, Sleeps 20 & has swimming pool. Low season special pricing from $140 per person. Minimum of 50 wedding guests.

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The Drovers Camp is a rustic wedding venue in the Hunter Valley of NSW
26. The Drovers Camp

  • Capacity: 100+
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, outdoor amphitheatre
  • Location: 317 Elderslie Road, Branxton, NSW 2335

The Drovers Camp is a rustic, Australian-themed ceremony and reception venue located away from the beaten wedding track. The relaxed 120 acre property is one of the more affordable wedding venues in the Hunter Valley and offers some unique opportunities for photos. The grounds feature an old outdoor ticket booth and Drovers Bar amongst other structures and an array of quirky murals.

Drovers Camp has previously been a place of celebration with outdoor concerts and country music but has since had a makeover and now specialises in weddings. There's an outdoor stage & amphitheatre area suitable for ceremonies and a rustic reception venue in the hall.

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rustic wedding venues lonely
27. Lonely Goat Olive Farm

  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Farm, Olive Grove, Marquee
  • Location: Lower Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: A salt-of-the-earth olive grove that offers DIY & BYO rustic weddings in a farm setting. Ideal for smaller weddings. Budget-friendly, Blank Canvas, Outdoor Receptions, Pet-friendly, Exclusive Use, Eco-friendly, Sleeps 5 + glamping. 

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rustic wedding venue goosewing
28. Goosewing Cottage

  • Capacity: 20
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Farm, Ceremony Platform
  • Location: Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Popular elopement & small wedding venue with rustic ceremony space in an intimate farm setting. Pet-friendly, Eco-friendly, Sleeps 12 & has Swimming Pool. Elopement packages available Mon - Thur from $2,290 including venue, planner, celebrant & photographer.

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Rustic wedding venue moravia
29. Moravia Park

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Farm
  • Location: Rothbury - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Budget-friendly rustic barn with DIY & BYO packages. Blank Canvas, Outdoor Receptions, Private, Sleeps 2. Wedding package from $10,900 including ceremony, reception & accommodation for 2 nights & 3 days venue access.

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Rustic Wedding Venues in the Illawarra

The Pavilion Kiama Rustic Wedding Venue
30. The Pavilion Kiama

  • Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 80 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Pavilion Kiama is a very affordable, rustic reception venue with stunning views over one of the most beautiful surf beaches in NSW. The main function room is a spacious black canvas with wooden floors & band stage that perfectly suits luxe-rustic weddings and there's a large adjoining balcony that looks out to the ocean.

The room is accessed via an entry lounge that has a bar area for pre-dinner canapés & drinks and from where the bridal party are announced. Right next to the venue are two rows of rustic sheds with a space between for intimate & sheltered ceremonies. 

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Interbane House Rustic Wedding Place
31. Interbane House

  • Location: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Interbane House is a Victorian era Airbnb that is well suited to vintage and rustic weddings. Perched on a hilltop with a covered entertainment area that overlooks incredible ocean views, the house is an ideal destination for a relaxed, backyard celebration.

Two night midweek hire starts at an affordable $2,850 for events with up to 50 guests. Weddings with additional guests are welcome to enquire. 

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rustic venue the woolshed
32. The Woolshed

  • Capacity: 350
  • Reception Venue: Shearing Shed
  • Location: Yallah - Illawarra, NSW
  • Info: The Wool Shed is the ultimate country shed for rustic wedding receptions. Pet-friendly, Blank Canvas, Exclusive Use. Venue hire from $1,000. Catering by Fine Spun Group starting at $96/pp. Drinks from $9/hr per person.

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rustic venue horsley homestead
33. Horsley Homestead

  • Capacity: 500
  • Ceremony Venue: Farm
  • Location: Horsley Park - Illawarra, NSW
  • Info: Ceremonies only venue with photo opportunities in a rustic setting. Farm, Heritage

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Rustic Wedding Venues on the North Coast

rustic wedding venues stanley
34. Stanley Park

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Estate Grounds
  • Location: Fullerton Cove, NSW
  • Info: Large rustic wedding barn with DIY & BYO packages. Waterfront, Outdoor Receptions, Heritage, Small Weddings, Exclusive Use, Sleeps 15. Barn hire from $8,000.

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rustic wedding venue tanilba
35. Tanilba House

  • Capacity: 90
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Heritage House, Gardens
  • Location: Port Stephens - North Coast, NSW
  • Info: Heritage style rustic wedding venue. DIY & BYO, Waterfront, Ocean Views, Gardens, Small Weddings, Ceremony Only Packages, Exclusive Use, Outdoor Receptions, Sleeps 4. All inclusive wedding packages from $9,200.

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rustic venue longview farm
36. Longview Farm

  • Capacity: 120
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Farm, Rotating House
  • Location: Manning Valley - North Coast, NSW
  • Info: Longview Farm features a rustic barn venue aptly named 'The Entertainment Shed'. With this property you also get luxury accommodation in the unique rotating farmhouse. DIY & BYO, Waterfront, Small Weddings, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Late Curfew, Pet-friendly, Sleeps 36 + glamping

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Rustic Venues in the Riverina

rustic wedding venues kimo
37. Kimo Estate

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Shed, Farm
  • Location: Gundagai - Riverina, NSW
  • Info: Kimo Estate is a massive 7,000 acre working farm that's available to hire for weddings. Wedding ceremonies are held in the gardens of the farmhouse and receptions in the refurbished Grain Shed. BYO shed venue on eco friendly farm. Heritage, Pet-friendly, Sleeps 30

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rustic venue tindarra
38. Tindarra Resort

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Cocktail Bar, Marquee, Resort
  • Location: Moana - Riverina, NSW
  • Info: Waterfront, Blank Canvas, Small Weddings, Ceremony-only Packages, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Arrive by Boat, Sleeps 116 & has swimming pool

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rustic venue perricoota
39. Perricoota Station

  • Capacity: 500
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Packing Shed, Farm, Orchard
  • Location: Moama - Riverina, NSW
  • Info: Historic venue for weddings in a rustic waterfront setting.  Gardens, All-in-one, Arrive by Boat

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Rustic Venues on the South Coast

Figbird Cottage rustic Weddings
40. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Figbird Cottage is an affordable marquee venue in a rustic garden setting surrounded by farmland. Stunning English gardens with rose arch arbors, mod-rustic gates and ornamental rotundas provide a spectacular setting for elegant rustic ceremonies and there's plenty of outdoor lawn area for games, canapés and drinks.

Affordable DIY wedding packages include 2 cottages that sleep 8 for the weekend. An ideal spot for luxe-vintage weddings.

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Rustic Reception Venue The Woods Farm
41. Wedding Shed - The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 126
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Wedding Shed at the Woods Farm is just one of the unique reception spaces at this incredible 40 acre farm stay. There's also an outdoor bar surrounded by native bushland that has a working chandelier hanging overhead and plenty of surrounding space for seated or cocktail weddings under the stars.

The farm also features a unique bush chapel for your wedding ceremony, plenty of photo opportunities and accommodation for 126 guests for 2 nights. There is a permanent glamping village set up with, fire pits, amenities and cooking facilities for guests, plus a lush swimming pool and herb garden pizza oven.

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Coolangatta Estate Rustic Wedding NSW
42. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive + DIY

The historic Coolangatta Estate is an affordable wedding venue located a few minutes from Berry at Shoalhaven Heads. The all-in-one destination has a convict-built community hall with high timber ceilings and a chapel-like interior that oozes rustic charm, a rustic function room, a variety of heritage buildings and bushy hills & vines as the surrounding backdrop.

Outside are two ceremony areas including a fairy-lit fig tree and a croquet lawn with a hedge border. Up to 70 guests can stay onsite in 26 self contained motel units and there's plenty more accommodation a few minutes drive away. 

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The Cove Rustic Wedding Venue
43. The Cove 

  • Location: Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 111
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

If you're looking for a laid back beachside location well suited to rustic events, The Cove is one of the best wedding venues in Australia. The 3 acre resort has an incredible paved courtyard with an outdoor bar surrounding a fairy-lit tree where cocktail weddings or seated dining can be set up under the stars.

The 3 acre seaside resort is exclusively yours for a 2 night stay including a huge fun house, beach cabins and fun glamping village with luxe amenities. You get your own private beach, kayaks and paddle boards for guests, use of the brand new reception hall and a welcome night event and recovery breakfast.

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Kullindi Homestead Rustic Wedding Farm
44. Kullindi Homestead

  • Location: Booderee National Park, Ellmoos Rd, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 20 - 200
  • Accommodation: 5 units
  • Venue Hire: $3,800

Kullindi Homestead is an absolute blank canvas property located on the banks of Sussex Inlet. The beautiful waterfront space offers an idyllic setting for tipis or a Sperry tent, creating a unique setting for rustic weddings. 

The budget-friendly hire fee includes use of 5 onsite units that sleep up to 20 people and additional guests are welcome to camp. There is plenty of space for a village of glamping tents to be pitched and the property is the perfect setting for food trucks and drink vans. 

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Mountain View Rustic Weddings
45. Mountain View Farm

  • Location: Tilba Tilba, NSW
  • Capacity: 2 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 14
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Old Dairy at Mountain View Farm is an open sided cattle shed and one of the most authentic rustic wedding venues in the state. The shed and adjoining paddock where a marquee or tipis can be set up are completely surrounded by tranquil nature and overlooked by the majestic Gulgoa Mountains.

Every spring the farm's Daisy Fields come to life and for a limited 6 week season all-inclusive elopement packages are offered where you can get married at a specially carved altar within the flowers. Optional accommodation includes 3 cottages, a love shack and 2 glamping tents.

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rustic wedding venue oaklands
46. Oaklands Event Centre

  • Capacity: 300
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Beer Hall, Farm
  • Location: Pambula - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Large barn venue with a rustic blank canvas to style as you like. After party beer shed. Gardens, Farm, Heritage, Small Weddings, Sleeps 6

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rustic wedding venue terara park
47. Terara Park Farm

  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Barn, Farm
  • Location: Nowra - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: DIY & BYO, Budget-friendly, Outdoor Receptions, Blank Canvas, Waterfront, Weekend Hire, Sleeps 12

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Rustic Venues in the Southern Highlands

rustic wedding venue Growwild Wildflower Farm
48. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Next door
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The rustic barn at Growwild Wildflower Farm is a micro wedding space best suited to small wedding ceremonies & receptions of up to 50 guests. The property also features a marquee for larger weddings which has views over 25 acres of wildflowers and native bushland.

The farm is an affordable and elegant DIY & BYO venue that's well suited to outdoor ceremonies & receptions. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire venue. Keep your eye out for a Koala.

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Luxe rustic reception venue in the Southern Highlands - Mali Brae Farm
49. Augustine's Room - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 55
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The luxe-rustic Augustine's Room at Mali Brae Farm is a luxury barn style reception venue with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking surrounding farm land. There's a beautiful cosy fireplace, an elegant bar and space for dancing for up to 55 guests. 

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Mali Brae Farm Rustic Ruins Weddings
50. Rustic Ruins - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The rustic ruins at Mali Brae Farm are situated directly outside the two reception venues and offer a unique location for wedding ceremonies and/or a romantic spot for your first dance. The ruins make an incredible backdrop for wedding ceremonies and photos and require no additional styling (saving money on arbor hire).

The ruins are one of 6 potential ceremony sites on the farm and come with use of the dedicated ceremony shed in the event of wet weather.

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Briars Conservatory Southern Highlands Wedding Venue
51. Briars Country Retreat

  • Location: 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130
  • All inclusive wedding packages from $165/pp

Set on 15 rural acres, Briars is a romantic country retreat in the picturesque Southern Highlands region. An easy location to plan a destination wedding, Briars has a Country Inn with hotel accommodation for up to 130 guests just a short wander from the next door ceremony & reception venue.

The light-filled Briars Conservatory offers an idyllic reception venue for rustic weddings and overlooks the lakeside ceremony rotunda and gardens. The wedding venues are private from the Inn but within walking distance for guests to access the public bar for post ceremony refreshments and post reception after party.

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rustic wedding venue bendooley
52. Bendooley Estate

  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Book Barn, Stables Barn, Farm
  • Location: Barrima - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Info: Unique rustic venues in a book barn or purpose built stables. Waterfront, Farm, Gardens, Winery, All-in-one, Sleeps 20

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rustic venue southern highlands winery
53. Southern Highlands Winery

  • Capacity: 250
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Courtyard, Restaurant, Bottling Room, Marquee
  • Location: Sutton Forest - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Info: Blank canvas tuscan style wedding venue with a rustic vibe. Outdoor Receptions, Private, Industrial Vibes, Small Weddings

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rustic venue peppers craigieburn
54. Peppers Craigieburn

  • Capacity: 180
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Stables, Rose Gardens, Restaurant, Bar
  • Location: Bowral - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Info: Gardens, All-in-one, Heritage, Golf, Tennis, Sleeps 150

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rustic wedding venue wilde
55. Weddings in the Wilde

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Chapel, Marquee, Bushland
  • Location: Wildes Meadow - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Info: DIY & BYO, Budget-friendly, Blank Canvas, Outdoor Receptions, Pet-friendly, Bush, Weekend Hire, Late Curfew, Chapel, Sleeps 140

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rustic wedding venue petrichor
56. Petrichor Farm

  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Function Room, Farm
  • Location: Southern Tablelands, NSW
  • Info: Ultimate outback country wedding venue. Blank Canvas, Private, All-in-one, Off-the-beaten-track, Sleeps 2 + glamping, Kangaroos & Wombats

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Rustic Venues in Sydney

Lords Estate is a rustic wedding chapel in Western Sydney
57. Lords Estate Chapel

  • Capacity: 2 - 80
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Chapel, private dining
  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147

The blank canvas wedding chapel at Lords Estate has reopened again after 41 years and is now available to hire for wedding ceremonies of up to 80 guests. The chapel also makes a unique setting for micro weddings with a long table of up to 30 guests permitted inside.

The main homestead at the back of the 140 year old chapel is lived in by the owners and has a seperate entry to the estate's formal dining rooms. You can hire these two vintage spaces for small private dining experiences of up to 12 guests. 

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Butchers Daughter offers an intimate wedding reception space in Crows Nest
58. Butchers Daughter

  • Location: 11-15 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $145/pp

Butchers Daughter is a unique little rustic wedding space located just 10 minutes from the Sydney CBD in the Crows Nest village. Operated by one of Sydney's best floral stylists, the intimate space with eclectic country furnishings and timber bar comes dressed in lush earthy blooms according to your wedding colour palette.

The venue offers two shared dining menus. The Daughters Feast for seated weddings of up to 50 guests and Butchers Table for cocktail style celebrations. Drink options are flexible including BYO. Wedding flowers are wrapped and handed to guests as they leave. Highly recommended.

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Australian Botanic Gardens is a rustic wedding venue in Western Sydney
59. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Capacity: 200
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Gardens, marquee, function centre
  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567

The Australian Botanical Gardens in Western Sydney has several rustic ceremony areas onsite including this private rainforest garden and a secluded woodlands backdrop. You can hire these gardens exclusively for your wedding ceremony or opt for longer hire and have an outdoor reception as well.

All wedding packages include use of the gardens for your wedding photos. Wedding receptions can also be held in the Bowden Function Centre or a brand new space opening in 2022 and you can choose from all inclusive or BYO.

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rustic venue bathers pavilion
60. The Bathers' Pavilion

  • Capacity: 150
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Restaurant, Cafe
  • Location: Mosman - Sydney, NSW
  • Info: Ultimate rustic venue on the beach. Blank Canvas, Ocean Views

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rustic venue uni of sydney

61. University of Sydney

  • Capacity: 500
  • Ceremony & Reception Venues: Halls, Courtyard, Gardens
  • Location: Camperdown - Sydney, NSW
  • Info: Gardens, Industrial Vibes, Heritage, All-in-one, Small Weddings

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rustic venue three williams
62. Three Williams Cafe

  • Capacity: 120
  • Reception Venue: Bar, Cafe
  • Location: Redfern - Sydney, NSW
  • Info: Urban cool with a hint of rustic. Budget-friendly, Small Weddings, Industrial Vibes

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rustic venue kittyhawk
63. Kittyhawk

  • Capacity: 175
  • Reception Venue: Restaurant, Bar
  • Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Info: Rustic wedding venue in an urban location. Suits small weddings to larger events.

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Rustic Wedding Venues in Country NSW

Wedding Venue Byron Bay Midginbil Hill Eco Resort
64. Midginbil 3 Day Weddings

  • Location: Tweed Valley - Northern NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: 3 day

Midginbil Eco Resort is a low key, rustic wedding location nestled amongst sub-tropical rainforest in Northern New South Wales. Set on 400 picturesque acres with expansive views across surrounding national park, the resort offers a unique 3 day wedding destination with accommodation for 70 - 150 guests.

The reception venue is a rustic wedding barn and you have a choice of 3 ceremony sites. Approximate cost per head is $130 - $250 per person depending on your preferred caterers and reception vendors. Guests pay their own accommodation and a meal package including 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches.

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Micro rustic wedding venue Longview
65. Micro Weddings - Longview Farm

  • Location: Manning Valley - Mid North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 14
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14
  • Wedding Packages: $5,200+ (inc 3 days)

Longview Farm is a private, 80 acre wedding venue located on a secluded country property on the north coast of New South Wales. A unique rotating house offers luxury accommodation with a spacious dining room well suited to small rustic weddings and elopements with up to 14 guests.

There's plenty to explore on the farm with 1km of river frontage where intimate spots between trees provide a romantic location for wedding ceremonies. For your reception the dining room or outdoor balcony are ideal and you can hire in a private chef to cater. 

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Most rustic venues on this list are all-in-one venues where you can host both your wedding ceremony and reception in the one place. Many of these venues that provide accommodation onsite can also offer exclusive use of the property for the entire weekend. This option allows you to host several wedding related events at the property such as a pre-wedding rehearsal dinner and a post wedding recovery brunch. 

Whatever your plans are, a rustic wedding venue provides the setting for a unique, fun and memorable wedding experience. Enquire with any of these rustic wedding venues in NSW by following the links provided. Happy planning.

Cover Image: Adams Peak Country Estate by Translucent Photography