European Inspired Wedding Venues in NSW

European Style Wedding Venues NSW

If you're looking for a European style wedding venue that's located a little closer to home than the Amalfi Coast, you're in luck. New South Wales has an amazing selection of European inspired wedding venues from Sydney to Byron Bay and south on the Sapphire Coast.

The best European inspired wedding locations in NSW include Italian villas, private French estates, exclusive-use coastal resorts and Tuscan style gardens and courtyards. There are all-white Mediterranean venues, hilltop churches and places to get married within historic villages reminiscent of the cobblestoned lanes throughout Europe 

These 10 European wedding venues offer a choice of country and coastal locations that are suitable for both indoor & outdoor celebrations. They include Tuscan style wedding venues perfect for a European garden party and picturesque reception venues with jaw dropping views.

Without further ado, here are our favourite European inspired wedding venues in New South Wales.

Top 10 European Style Wedding Venues in NSW

European inspired wedding location at The Cove Jervis Bay
1. The Cove Jervis Bay

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

The Cove is a 3 acre exclusive-use resort with a European style courtyard for garden weddings & outdoor receptions beside the ocean. The private resort is accessed via a beautiful drive through pristine national park and offers a secluded destination to enjoy a weekend celebrating with all your wedding guests staying onsite.

The paved courtyard surrounds an outdoor bar & fairy-lit tree which lights up romantically at night and feels like a Mediterranean villa. The courtyard is well suited to both cocktail & seated receptions and is set next to a luxe white wedding hall which provides an easy alternative for wet weather. Pre wedding & post wedding events welcome.

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European Hillside Estate Fig Tree Park
2. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Fig Tree Park is a two storey French-style cottage set on a country hillside with uninterrupted ocean views. Manicured lawns & hedges and a giant fairy lit fig tree set the scene for European garden weddings and are surrounded by tranquil paddocks of grazing horses on the NSW South Coast. 

This highly romantic spot caters for garden weddings with up to 200 guests and comes fully furnished with BYO caterers and drinks. Fig Tree Park also offers all inclusive wedding packages for intimate celebrations with 2 - 50 guests. All packages include complimentary accommodation for two in a romantic barn.

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Tuscan style wedding venue Mimosa Wines
3. Mimosa Wines

  • Location: 2845 Tathra-Bermagui Rd, Bermagui NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 13
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The architecturally designed & chefs hatted restaurant at Mimosa Wines is a European inspired wedding venue with an adjoining Tuscan style courtyard. The restaurant has a large glass wall that opens onto a wide balcony overlooking the vineyard below and an unending canopy of pristine native forest that stretches to the ocean.

This incredibly scenic wedding destination is set across 200 coastal acres and features a lily pond ceremony deck within the vineyard and two private cottages that sleep up to 13 guests. Tailored wedding menus feature a fusion of Australian and European influenced dishes paired with matching wines.

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St Josephs is a European style wedding venue
4. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

St Joseph's Guesthouse is alike the many historic buildings set on beautiful green hill tops throughout Europe. Built from the sandstone ruins of a 160 year old church, the dramatic exterior facade offers an atmospheric backdrop for garden weddings just outside of Sydney. 

In the top two storeys of the European style wedding venue are 5 luxury bedrooms and an open plan kitchen/dining area. On the ground floor is an intimate function space that seats up to 60 guests and can cater for cocktail receptions of up to 100. The original church bell hangs above the front sandstone steps offering a beautiful place to say "I do".

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Tuscan style sunken garden wedding venue at Leaves Fishes
5. Leaves & Fishes

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

The sunken garden at Leaves & Fishes is a purpose built wedding location for European style garden parties. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, the garden is a secluded & relaxed setting for outdoor wedding receptions where you also have the option of erecting marquees, tipis or Sperry Tents.

This 20 acre property is located in the Hunter Valley and centres around a picturesque Lotus Lake on which there are 5 luxury boathouses. Venue hire includes two nights accommodation for up to 12 guests, use of the garden and access to two indoor reception spaces including a unique banquet hall with a roman bath and a small dining room.

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European inspired wedding location in Hunter Valley
6. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12 
  • Venue Hire Fee: $24,970 (inc 2 nights)

Redleaf Wollombi is one of Australia's most sought after European inspired wedding destinations. The 100 acre property is nestled amongst nature in the beautiful Wollombi region of the Hunter Valley and features a luxury 6 bedroom homestead which is included with venue hire for two nights.

The Tuscan Courtyard has been published in some of the world's best wedding magazines and is an absolutely stunning backdrop for outdoor wedding receptions. The property also features a luxe marquee site and a rustic little Italian style reception venue which used to be a restaurant and seats 60 guests for small mid-week celebrations.

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European wedding destination Australia Coolangatta
7. Coolangatta Estate

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

Coolangatta Estate is the site of first settlement at Shoalhaven Heads and is a precinct of convict-built buildings surrounded by acres of beautiful vines, bush covered hills and the ocean. The site oozes historic charm and has an atmospheric European village vibe perfect for romantic and dreamy weddings.

Giant fairy-lit fig trees and a hedged croquet lawn are the site's two most popular ceremony spots set within picturesque country gardens. The original 200 year old community hall is a perfect reception venue for shared table feasts and seats up to 80 guests. There's also a larger function room that caters for up to 200 guests next to the estate's 26 room motel.

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Briars European style wedding conservatory
8. Briars Conservatory

  • Location: 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130

Briars is a convenient all-in-one destination for European styled weddings in the Southern Highlands. Overlooking a private lake with a gorgeous wedding ceremony rotunda, the setting is reminiscent of the luxe country conservatories of Western Europe. 

The reception venue at Briars is located in a private setting within 15 acres of gardens and is a short 1 minute walk from motel rooms at The Lodge and the public bar at Briars Inn. The Inn provides a convenient spot for refreshments between the ceremony & reception, an after party destination and has private dining rooms perfect for a night-before dinner.

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Ravensthorpe European garden wedding venue
9. Ravensthorpe Estate

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 50 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

At Ravensthorpe Estate in the Illawarra region of NSW, a luxe ceremony rotunda with vine covered pillars and a working chandelier sits at the end of a lush garden path. Leading from the front door of estate's Georgian Manor House, the aisle is framed by meticulously manicured hedges and is the epitome of a European garden venue.

The grounds feature a paved marquee and conservatory which adjoin an intimate paved courtyard often utilised as an outdoor dance floor. There's an all-white swimming pool area that offers gorgeous Mediterranean style backdrop for wedding photos and a tennis court perfect for seated dining under the stars. 24 hour venue hire includes accommodation for 18 guests.

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The Pavilion Coastal European Wedding Location
10. The Pavilion Kiama

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

With stunning ocean views through large light-filled windows to Kiama's beautiful white lighthouse, The Pavilion brings European coastal vibes to affordable Kiama weddings. The picture perfect wedding location has 3 waterfront sites for wedding ceremonies directly in front of the venue, plus a wet weather alternative in a luxe entrance lounge.

The reception venue itself is a beautifully renovated blank canvas well suited to any colour palette.  The spacious room features polished timber floors, an elevated stage with dance floor area, a built-in bar and in-house catering by award winning Culinarius. Excellent hotel accommodation is within a convenient 2 minute walk so guests do not require end-of-night transport.

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These 10 European style wedding venues are among the most beautiful places to get married in New South Wales. Inspired by the architecture, aesthetic and historic ambience of Europe, they offer the ultimate backdrop for beautiful French, Italian and Tuscan style weddings.

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