50 Stunning Garden Wedding Venues in NSW

Garden wedding venues NSW

Garden wedding venues in NSW include a wide variety of picturesque garden locations for wedding ceremonies and outdoor receptions. Whether you're looking for ceremony locations in parks or gardens, or planning a garden wedding reception, New South Wales offers an exciting choice of indoor and outdoor wedding venues that are perfect for garden weddings.

The collection of botanic wedding venues in NSW provides for different styles of weddings. You can choose from an Australian Botanic Gardens wedding, a garden centre wedding, outdoor garden party wedding reception or have your celebration at one of a choice of English garden wedding venues.

One of the issues with planning a garden wedding is what to do in the event of wet weather. The vast majority of garden wedding venues listed below provide a wet weather back up plan for outdoor ceremonies and all the venues that offer a garden wedding reception have indoor spaces where your event can be moved to. Most places on this list are open air wedding venues and some offer covered outdoor venues suitable for ceremonies and/or wedding receptions.

So if you're searching for a garden ceremony venue to get married at, or garden party venues for your wedding reception you're in the right place. Here are the most recommended garden wedding venues in NSW.

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Top 10 Garden Wedding Venues in NSW

Australian Botanic Gardens Wedding Venue

1. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Location: Mount Annan - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Covering 416 hectares, The Australian Botanic Gardens in Mount Annan is the largest botanical garden in Australia. The site features 8 venues for garden weddings nestled amongst the 4000 native plant varieties on display. The 8 garden venues include waterfront lawns, woodland settings, a private rainforest space and flowering backdrops.

A Marquee Lawn, Woodland picnic area and Lakeside Pavilion are all suitable venues for outdoor wedding receptions within the Botanical Gardens. The Connections Garden is particular popular for outdoor functions of up to 70 guests as it is the most private of spaces within the precinct.

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Chapel Hill Wedding Gardens
2. Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All-inclusive
  • Accommodation: 7 Cottages

Chapel Hill Retreat is one of our favourite garden venues owing to the incredible views over bush-covered hills and valleys from the property's 5 outdoor wedding areas. Situated in the Hawkesbury/Blue Mountains region, this beautiful 35 acre estate marries affordable wedding packages with spectacular scenery and a convenient location just 1 hour from Sydney.

For garden weddings there is a natural bush cathedral, open lawn terraces and an avenue of grand oak trees. The tree avenue and lawns are perfect spots for a garden wedding reception and there's also an open deck best suited to intimate outdoor weddings. 

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St Josephs Garden Party Weddings
3. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The backyard at St Joseph's Guesthouse is one of Sydney's most unique garden venues. Set against the dramatic facade of a 160 year old repurposed church and surrounded on all other sides by secluded and peaceful bushland, the backyard offers an ideal location for relaxed garden parties. 

Venue hire includes a 2+ night stay with accommodation in 5 bedrooms for 10 guests. There's an intimate event space on the ground floor and a gorgeous ceremony site on the front sandstone steps under the original church bell which still works today.

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

  • Location: 147 Cherry Ln, Kulnura NSW 2250
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
  • Venue hire from $4,995

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a private hinterland escape on 230 acres of lush gardens in the Central Coast region of NSW. Unique heritage features set this venue apart with the brick pylons of Roman Columns providing a one-of-a-kind atmospheric setting for seated garden parties.

In contrast to the property's many rustic and wild backdrops, a manicured circular ceremony area aptly titled the Grand Kings Lawn offers an elegant setting for garden wedding ceremonies. Located at high altitude, the air is fresh and the views extensive with a backdrop of national park all around. An Airbnb style farmhouse and onsite marquee complete the picture for destination weddings.

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Nature Wedding Venue Woods Farm
5. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woods Farm is one of the state's most sought destinations for outdoor weddings in nature. Secluded within 40 acres of woodlands and just 5 minutes from Jervis Bay, the beautiful grounds offer an incredibly unique location for a weekend getaway with your entire guest list staying onsite with you. 

Venue hire includes an open-air bush chapel and its 120 metre aisle of jasmine-covered archways that amble romantically through native bushland. Also included is the reception hall and adjoining outdoor bar area suitable for long table dining under the stars or cocktail receptions revolving around optional fire pits. Have a poolside after party the next day.

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Fig Tree Park is a garden wedding venue overlooking stunning sea views

6. Fig Tree Park

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

Fig Tree Park is a brand new outdoor wedding venue with expansive views over the South Pacific Ocean. Perched on a country hilltop just a few minutes to Tilba Tilba on the NSW South Coast, the elegant European style property brings the south of France to Australia's shores.

Surrounding the homestead are manicured lawns and up-lit gardens framed by two huge fig trees that light up in a sea of romantic twinkling fairy lights at night. Venue hire includes large round tables and stylish cross-back chairs which are set up for your reception under the fig trees.

All inclusive elopement and micro wedding packages are available which include accommodation in the romantic seaside barn for two. 

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The Cove Garden Wedding Destination

7. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 126

The Cove is a private, 3 acre seaside resort with its own private beach and ceremony garden on the white sands of Jervis Bay. The coastal destination is ideal for garden weddings with a ceremony lawn overlooking the beach and an outdoor reception area and bar that comes alive at night under romantic fairy and festoon lighting.

The Cove is a 3 day venue where your entire guest list stays onsite with you from Friday night through to Sunday. Three day mid week weddings are also available and priced favourably. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire resort with a brand new reception hall providing an indoor alternative. Free lawn games, kayaks & paddle boards are all included.

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Garden Wedding Venue Growwild Wildflowers

8. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 145
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and a colourful garden venue for weddings. The 25 picturesque acres can be hired for your exclusive use and with BYO alcohol & catering is one of the cheapest garden venues in NSW. 

Specialising in the supply of cut native flowers to the Sydney Flower Market, the gardens of Growwild offer a choice of outdoor ceremony and reception venues situated in a pretty oasis of native blooms. From the garden marquee and intimate courtyard to the secret valley hidden in native bushland, Growwild's outdoor event spaces are idyllic for weddings.

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a luxury garden wedding venue

9. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is an elegant Georgian manor house with a light-filled conservatory, private courtyard and garden marquee. The stately homestead is surrounded by 3 acres of classic wedding gardens providing an all-in-one location for getting ready, ceremony, photos and reception. 

A purpose built ceremony rotunda fitted with chandelier lighting provides an elegant setting for garden weddings complete with a grand entrance down the homestead steps. Spaces for a garden wedding reception include a private courtyard which is ideal for drinks & canapés as well as a romantic spot for open air dancing under the stars, a garden marquee and the tennis court which can be set up with long tables under the stars. 

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Garden Wedding The Lodge
10. The Lodge Jamberoo

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

The Lodge is a 3 day wedding destination set amongst nature, with 43 newly renovated hotel rooms for your guests. The accommodation overlooks a huge 25 metre swimming pool and sets the scene for a fun weekend celebrating in the great outdoors with your entire guest list. 

The ceremony venue is located in a unique Pine Tree Cathedral with an open sided timber chapel surrounded by manicured gardens. Outdoor wedding receptions can be held in the champagne garden. This space features 3 paved terrace levels bordered by rainforest palms, souring pines and other exotic plants. This is also an ideal place for your welcome night and recovery party.

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Garden Wedding Venues - Blue Mountains

Dantosa Estate Garden Wedding Venue
11. Dantosa Estate

  • Location: 76 Mort St, Katoomba, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 16 - 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Dantosa Estate is one of the best garden venues for DIY weddings in the Blue Mountains. The 9 acre property is nestled amongst world heritage listed national park and centres around a private lake which has a picturesque ceremony jetty.

Venue hire includes two onsite cottages that sleep up to 18 guests. The largest cottage has a dining room that seats up to 60 guests and a covered balcony overlooking the lake and grounds. Outdoor weddings are welcome on the lawn or tennis court and marquees or tipis can be brought onsite.

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Garden wedding venue Loxley on Bellbird Hill

12. Loxley on Bellbird Hill

  • LOCATION: Kurrajong Hills - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 130
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive or 2 - 3 hr pop-up weddings
  • ACCOMMODATION: Lodge & retreat for 26 guests

Loxley on Bellbird Hill is a heritage listed wedding venue surrounded by natural beauty with views across the Sydney basin. With accommodation & 2 reception venues onsite, Loxley is the ideal spot for a destination garden wedding.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The ground floor deck is a unique spot for garden weddings and offers the benefit of hard wood flooring. (No high heels sinking into the grass) Or you can choose a lawn ceremony and get married immersed amongst the trees, ponds and water lillies. 

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: The Kauri Room overlooks the garden deck where in summer, many couples choose to have their first dance outdoors. The venue also offers pop-up weddings which includes hire of the gardens for 2-3 hours for a ceremony, photos and canapes.

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Garden Wedding Venues in Byron Bay

Garden wedding venue Midginbil Hill Ecoresort

13. Midginbil Eco Resort 

  • LOCATION: Midginbil - Northern NSW
  • CAPACITY: 150
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: Affordable 3 day hire
  • ACCOMMODATION: Safari & bell tents, lodge rooms, bunkhouse, camping

Midginbil Eco Resort is one of the most affordable garden wedding venues in NSW. The 400 acre wedding resort has forest and mountain views and provides accommodation for up to 150 guests to stay onsite with you for the weekend. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Choose from Lone Fig or Crams Farm ceremony sites, both which offer a picturesque setting framed by rainforest and mountains.

RECEPTION VENUE: The barn provides an open-sided rustic spot for receptions. There's also plenty of outside space for drink vans and food trucks to cater festival style weddings.

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Coorabell Estate Garden Wedding Location
14. Coorabell Estate

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

Coorabell Estate is an exclusive venue for garden weddings on a private 28 acre property located 20 minutes from Byron Bay. The site features a luxury 5 bedroom house surrounded by open lawns with views over the canopy of rainforest for as far as the eye can see.

The lawns and outdoor terrace provide a blank canvas for garden weddings tailor made for open air dining, cocktail receptions and marquee or tipi functions. The house also features a covered balcony that seats up to 40 guests for outdoor functions plus there is a poolside entertaining area that caters for up to 55. 

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Tides Estate Orchard Wedding Venue
15. Tides Byron Estate Orchard

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

Tides Byron Estate offers the unique option of hosting your wedding in a macadamia orchard. This beautiful 100 acre farm is situated in the Tweed Hinterland and features a luxe wedding hall with an outdoor terrace plus an 8 bedroom villa with poolside event space.

Garden weddings in the macadamia orchard are fully DIY with venue hire of both the hall (wet weather alternative) and villa required. The outside area at the hall is a scenic garden reception space with amazing views over the farm to Lennox Head (and does not require villa hire).

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Garden wedding venue Forget Me Not

16. Forget Me Not Weddings

  • LOCATION: Bangalow - Northern NSW
  • CAPACITY: 30 - 250
  • ACCOMMODATION: 4 Cottages + homestead sleeps 18 

Forget Me Not Weddings is a working cattle farm and outdoor wedding venue with award winning gardens and rainforest plantings. With lots of photo opportunities and accommodation onsite, its the perfect place for an all-in-one wedding.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Spots to say "I do" outside include under the shade of a fig tree with an old boat and wooden jetty in the background, in the intimate forecourt of the little chapel or out in the paddocks.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: An undercover deck area beside the homestead pool is suitable for small outdoor weddings and elopements with up to 36 guests. Larger weddings require hire of a marquee or tipi overlooking the water feature.

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Garden Wedding Venues - Central Coast

Paradise Botanical Gardens Reception Venue
17. Paradise Botanical Gardens

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

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a unique location for garden weddings with historic architecture, rare plants, an amazing circular ceremony lawn and this secret garden venue immersed in lush greenery.

Venue hire includes 3 days access to the 230 acres to set up your wedding and celebrate at leisure. There's a cottage sleeping 8 guests onsite.

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The Bellbird Gardens wedding reception marquee with wooden outdoor dance floor
18. Bellbird Gardens Estate

  • Location: 249 Scenic Highway, Terrigal, NSW 2260
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue hire from $2,000

Bellbird Gardens Estate is a whimsical wedding garden located in the heart of the Central Coast at Terrigal Beach. Manicured lawns set the scene for outdoor wedding ceremonies and there's a permanent garden marquee for receptions complete with fairy lights and adjoining dance floor.

An affordable venue hire fee starts at $2,000 for 4 hour garden weddings and incorporates time for the set up & pack down of your ceremony, plus photos. For larger weddings there's a 3 day exclusive access package that allows for bump in and out of your reception set up. 

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Garden Wedding Venue Albion Farm Gardens

19. Albion Farm Gardens

  • LOCATION: Woodville - Central Coast, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 120
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: Ceremonies + photos

With 25 acres of manicured gardens, Albion Farm Gardens offers a wide variety of locations for wedding ceremonies and photos. Meandering through the gardens you'll find a Boston Ivy Rotunda, sandstone walls, rose gardens, ornamental lake, secret garden, fernery and wisteria walks. Wedding bookings enjoy exclusive access to all garden areas for a 2 hour time frame or you can book exclusively for wedding photos only.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: There are 5 outdoor garden locations for wedding ceremonies as well as a weather proof timber barn. 

RECEPTIONS: There is no formal reception venue at Albion Farm Gardens. Many couples book the Woodville Reception Hall across the road for sit down receptions.

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Garden wedding venue Somersby Gardens

20. Somersby Gardens

  • LOCATION: Somersby - Central Coast, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 120
  • ACCOMMODATION: Estate Studio, 7 Bedroom Homestead

Somersby Gardens is a secluded 50 acre property on the Central Coast of NSW offering total privacy in a spectacular native bushland setting. Located on the doorstep of The Great North Walk, the property features delightful rural scenes with native flora and fauna including birds and wild deer. Spectacular photo opportunities include The Cutting country lane, The Western Ledge clifftop with stunning bush views and Horseshoe Bridge. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The steps of the Pavilion, the Estate Green and the natural outdoor amphitheatre offer a choice of garden ceremony venues.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Outdoor dining options include under the stars on the Estate Green or you can pitch a marquee in the same spot. The Pavilion offers the option of an indoor reception.

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Garden Venues in the Hunter Valley

Leaves Fishes Garden Wedding Venue
21. Leaves & Fishes

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

This amazing outdoor reception venue is situated on 20 private acres in the Hunter Valley and is secluded within lush tropical gardens and rainforest. In addition to the Tuscan-style sunken garden, the property has several decks suitable for outdoor wedding receptions and a unique banquet hall with a candlelit roman bath. 

Venue hire comes with 5 luxury boathouses that surround a flowering lotus lake. Each boathouse has a balcony over the water and enjoys peaceful views of birds and fish life above and below the surface. The largest boathouse deck can be utilised as an outdoor venue for micro weddings with up to 20 guests.

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Greystone Estate's wedding ceremony venue in the Hunter Valley
22. Greystone Estate

  • LOCATION: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • CAPACITY: 30 - 110
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 32
  • VENUE HIRE: $13,800+ (includes accommodation)
  • 25% mid-week discount

Greystone Estate is a Hamptons-inspired private property that comes with beds for 32 guests across 3 seperate dwellings. The estate features 10 acres of manicured lawns and pathways, and is an ideal spot for elegant garden weddings with a luxury open air pavilion providing shelter from the weather.

For your wedding reception there is a luxury hall a few steps from the main house, an open air deck and manicured lawns where small outdoor weddings may be held on request. Pre & post wedding gatherings can be held inside the main residence, on the adjoining deck or poolside with private wait staff. Suits budgets of $400+ per person.

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Goosewing Cottage Small Garden Weddings
23. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement packages: $3,295+

Goosewing Cottage is a small garden venue that specialises in affordable, all inclusive wedding packages for nuptials with just 2 - 20 guests (plus children). The property is located in the Hunter Valley and is surrounded by beautiful nature with lush pastures of rolling hills and paddocks of slow grazing cows.

All inclusive wedding packages start at $3,295 for an elopement with celebrant and photographer included. Optional accommodation is available onsite in a cottage + homestead (sleeps 4 & 8 guests respectively).

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Garden wedding venue Bimbadgen
24. Bimbadgen Estate

  • LOCATION: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 300
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive 
  • ACCOMMODATION: 3 Cottages sleep 20

With panoramic views of the Brokenback Ranges and surrounding vineyards, Bimbadgen Palmers Lane and Bimbadgen Winery offer two picturesque locations for garden weddings and receptions. The two award winning vineyards feature striking bell towers, ultimate privacy and a touch of rustic charm.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Bimbadgen Palmers Lane has two garden wedding locations - The Pontoon overlooking a lake and The Hilltop under a Morton Bay Fig tree with expansive views across the vines and surrounding countryside. Garden weddings at Bimbadgen Winery are held in The Amphitheatre which invites a spectacular helicopter arrival and The Tuscan Courtyard, perfect for romantic evening ceremonies.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Bimbadgen Palmers Lane offers a garden reception venue in the heart of the Hunter Valley with long tables overlooking the property's vineyards and lake. Two restaurants provide wet weather options.

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Garden wedding venue Wallalong House

25. Wallalong House

  • LOCATION: Morpeth - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 150
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: Choose from preferred suppliers
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 19

Wallalong House is a completely private country wedding venue that you can hire for the weekend. The property boasts elevated country views from the pear tree lined driveway and sandstone stables to the homestead surrounded by 4 huge fig trees.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Four 200 year old fig trees provide the setting for garden weddings at the front of the property. 

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: A majestic Indian Tent with marble bar looks out to the gardens featuring an in-ground pool, antique wooden daybeds, french iron chairs and tables sprinkled on the lawns.

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Garden Wedding Venue Maddies of Bolwarra

26. Maddies of Bolwarra 

  • LOCATION: Bolwarra - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 60
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Maddies of Bolwarra is an intimate garden venue at a beautifully renovated 1800's homestead. Ideally suited to small weddings and also catering for elopements, Maddies offers a private and relaxing setting for garden weddings.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Fragrant garden weddings are held under the canopy of an ancient Moreton Bay Fig which is positioned at the end of a romantic vine covered arbor aisle. 

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: The garden pavilion is an air conditioned space with French doors opening into lush gardens. Have your first dance under the stars surrounded by water features and views over the surrounding farmland.

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Garden Venues on the Mid North Coast

Goolawah Retreat Garden Wedding Location
27. Goolawah Retreat

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

Situated on the coast and surrounded by native bushland, Goolawah Retreat is a nature-lovers wedding venue perfect for outdoor receptions with a relaxed festival vibe. The 28 acre property offers venue hire for 2+ nights and comes with a covered reception pavilion and beautiful ocean views.

Also included with venue hire are 5 self contained cottages that sleep up to 32 guests. Additional guests are able to camp onsite and the property has no curfew. It's also pet friendly. BYO food trucks. 

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Nelson Bay Lighthouse Garden Weddings
28. Inner Light Reserve @ Nelson Bay Lighthouse

  • Location: Lighthouse Road, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue hire: $400+

Nelson Bay Lighthouse is located at Inner Light Reserve and offers one of the best ocean view wedding gardens in Port Stephens. The extensive seaside panorama takes in Shoal Bay Beach to the Tomaree and Yacaaba Headlands.

The garden is privately located at the front of the lighthouse with seating for guests on a gentle sloping amphitheatre. Wedding packages are super affordable and there's plenty of parking onsite with reception venues within a short drive. 

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Garden Wedding Venue Tanilba House

29. Tanilba House

  • LOCATION: Tanilba Bay - Port Stephens, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 90
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive or DIY/BYO

Tanilba House is a heritage listed homestead on 3 acres of whimsical, mature gardens full of flowers. The coastal property features stunning waterfront views and local wildlife including koalas. Garden weddings can be booked with ceremony only packages. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Two huge fig trees create a natural cathedral for garden wedding ceremonies. The gardens also feature a unique 30m long wisteria arbor with stone pillars.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: 1000's of fairy lights create an ethereal night time otherworldliness in the gardens. A large all-weather conservatory overlooks the gardens and bay for an indoor garden wedding.

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Garden Wedding Venue Stanley Park

30. Stanley Park

  • LOCATION: Fullerton Cove - Newcastle, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • ACCOMMODATION: 8 Bedroom homestead, sleeps 15

Stanley Park is a grand waterfront estate featuring 28 acres of rolling park-like grounds that are perfect for outdoor wedding ceremonies & receptions. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Exchange vows under the ancient fig tree with a leafy backdrop and plenty of shade for guests. You can also get married on the waters edge, on the homestead's front verandah framed with iron lacework or in the hedged courtyard. The barn terrace provides a wet weather option in keeping with the garden wedding theme.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: There's plenty of lawn area at Stanley Park for outdoor wedding receptions of any size. The location and setting is particularly well suited to long share tables. The large barn also features a 16 x 4 metre covered outdoor terrace suitable for smaller outdoor weddings and is lit with fairy and festoon lighting. 

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Garden Venues in the Riverina

Riverina Wedding Venue St Edwards

31. St Edwards of the Riverina

  • LOCATION: The Gap - Riverina, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive
  • ACCOMMODATION: Homestead sleeps 8

St Edwards of the Riverina is an historic property with 2 acres of manicured lawns and lush country gardens that are ideally suited to intimate garden weddings. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Garden locations for weddings include a rock staircase, the Eastern Lawn with country views and for a rustic vibe, in front of the 100 year old church.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Guests mingle under white umbrellas overlooking the Mallabo Hills while you get photos within the gardens before your reception in the clear roofed garden marquee.

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Garden Wedding Venue Magpies Nest

32. Magpies Nest

  • LOCATION: Estella - Riverina, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 100
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Magpies Nest is an historic stone building that used to be horse stables. Now a restaurant, the venue enjoys sweeping views across the vineyard, olive groves and country landscape to the Murrumbidgee River.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The purpose built ceremony area with manicured lawns and roofed arbor offers garden weddings with a unique rural backdrop.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Guests can enjoy drinks and canapes while exploring the gardens before heading into the restaurant for your wedding reception.

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Garden wedding venue The Wild Vine

33. The Wild Vine

  • LOCATION: Oura - Riverina, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 205
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

The Wild Vine is a 17 acre working vineyard and boutique farm that offers garden weddings on its paddocks, in the vineyards and within the gardens. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Intimate garden venues for wedding ceremonies include The Alley, a long narrow space shaded by large gum and deciduous trees which is perfect for hot days, and The Deck, a two tier wooden platform with views of the winery and rolling hills. 

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: The lush lawn with festoon lighting overhead provides the perfect setting for a wide variety of garden wedding receptions. Options for an outdoor reception include the long table lunch, a weds-tival with ice cream vans or drink carts or a full sit down dinner. After which the courtyard is one of the best garden party venues in NSW. 

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Garden Venues on the South Coast

Garden wedding venue Figbird Cottage

34. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable garden wedding venues in NSW. Situated within a peaceful country setting, the private gardens feature a large European marquee surrounded by manicured lawns and hundreds of rose and camellia bushes accessed via large white feature gates and a 10 metre fairy-lit rose arbour.

Getting married at this garden venue is a relaxed and fun affair overlooked by paddocks of curious cows, sculptured topiary and tall heritage trees. Venue hire includes all furniture and styling items, commercial catering facilities and outdoor lighting making Figbird Cottage one of the cheapest and easiest venues to plan an outdoor garden wedding. 

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Destination wedding venue South Coast
35. Willow Farm

  • Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Days/2 Nights

Located in Berry within a few minutes drive of accommodation for your entire guest list, Willow Farm is an easy DIY wedding destination set on 160 beautiful farm acres. When you hire the farm for your wedding all bar staff and hire items are included meaning you only need to choose your caterer, organise drinks and decide on styling.

Outdoor wedding reception areas include spacious lawns suitable for seated dining and where a dance floor with festoon lighting can be set up under the stars. A marquee and games lawn is located next to the shed and both sites feature views over the farm's picturesque dam.

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Mountain View Farm Garden Weddings
36. Mountain View Farm

  • Location: 11 Mount Dromedary Trail, Tilba Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 14
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Mountain View Farm is a rustic country venue that every year plants fields of Everlasting Daisies. In Spring, usually between mid August to the end of September the daisy fields burst into bloom providing a stunning pop up location for unique and intimate garden weddings.

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Eleven Eighty Garden Wedding Receptions
37. Eleven Eighty Weddings

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

This outdoor room at Eleven Eighty is perfect for intimate weddings of up to 80 guests. The space comes with the option of being covered with a glass marquee and is serviced via the rustic bar adjoining the barn.

Venue hire includes access to the little 3 acre property for 3 days with accommodation for up to 15 guests in two onsite cottages. There's a styling shed with arbours, tables, chairs and lounges that can be utilised in any of the onsite event spaces with include a barn, school hall and train carriage.

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Coolangatta Estate Croquet Court Wedding Venue
38. 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 a budget friendly function venue located on a 100 acre winery at Shoalhaven Heads. The historic estate features a gorgeous croquet lawn wedding venue bordered by a manicured hedge and there's also a huge fig tree site perfect for garden wedding ceremonies.

There are two reception venues on the property including a 200 year old Grand Hall where shared feasts for up to 80 guests are perfectly suited, plus a function room seating 200 guests.

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The Cove Garden Wedding

39. The Cove Jervis Bay

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

The Cove is a secluded, 3 acre resort set on its own private beach in the Booderee National Park at Jervis Bay. The 3-day coastal destination has spacious outdoor lawns and a gorgeous Mediterranean style courtyard set beside the ocean and is one of Australia's most sought after garden wedding locations.

Venue hire includes 2 nights accommodation for up to 111 guests in a fun house, luxury glamping village and beach huts.

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Garden Venues in the Southern Highlands

Garden Wedding At Briars

40. Briars Conservatory

  • LOCATION: Burradoo - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive
  • ACCOMMODATION: Hotel rooms for 130 guests

On 15 rural acres near Bowral, Briars Country Retreat hosts garden weddings against a backdrop of cascading Willow trees. The trees within the well manicured grounds transform from season to season from rustic earthy tones in Autumn to lush forest green and olive tones in Summer. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: A large lawn area beside the private lake offers a level ceremony area with generous room for guest seating, the shade of a big Willow tree and a garden gazebo with a rustic timber finish. The sounds of the lake's fountain and local birdlife provide a peaceful ambience.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: The garden conservatory is an architecturally designed reception venue featuring floor to ceiling windows and a roaring stone fireplace. 

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Garden Wedding Venue Mali Brae Farm

41. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mali Brae Farm is a boutique 90 acre estate with 6 garden venues that are all picturesque spaces requiring little to no styling. Several of the garden spaces are located near the two onsite reception venues including the infamous rustic ruins which makes an atmospheric location for a first dance under the stars.

The two reception venues are a large refurbished hay shed that seats up to 110 guests and a modern purpose-built space for smaller weddings from 30 - 55 guests. 

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Garden Wedding Venue The Secret Garden

42. The Secret Garden

  • LOCATION: Wildes Meadow - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 200

The horticulturalist, Kathy Finigan has created 5 acres of formal and intimate garden rooms surrounding spacious green lawns at these secret NSW gardens. Bespoke wedding packages let you bring your own alcohol, drinks and catering suppliers.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The Wysteria walk is one of the highlights of the garden, with long flowers weeping over a 15 metre arbour. Other ceremony locations include The Wedding Gazebo, set against the edge of the man-made lake and The Fountain Garden, a formal English garden surrounded by mature trees and shaped hedges complete with sandstone fountain and grand staircase down to a sunken garden focal piece.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Garden reception venues include The Wisteria Arbour under which is ideal for long table spring lunches, or for larger weddings an outdoor reception on The Marquee Lawn. 

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Rhyanna Park Garden wedding venue
43. Rhyanna Park

  • LOCATION: 1121 Rhyanna Road, Chatsbury, NSW 2580
  • CAPACITY: 180
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 24
  • Wedding Venue Hire: $16,000+

Rhyanna Park Homestead is a luxury country residence surrounded by 5 acres of manicured gardens and lawns a short drive from Goulburn. You can hire the entire property for your wedding for a minimum of 3 days with up to 24 guests able to stay onsite with you.

The impeccably presented property has 6 bedrooms in the main homestead, two cottages, a 22 metre lap pool with bar, full sized tennis court and grand 38ft ballroom that caters for up to 100 guests. Garden party weddings can be set up on the croquet lawn and tennis court to cater for up to 180 guests and marquees are permitted.

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Garden Venues in Sydney

Palm Beach Garden Wedding Location Sydney
44. Palm Beach Wedding Venue

  • Location: Palm Beach, Sydney NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

This garden ceremony venue is located at a private $40 million holiday house in Sydney's Northern Beaches. The exclusive location features a one-of-a-kind Balinese influenced garden that incorporates over 2,500m² of pristine oceanfront lawns. 

The property has easy road access plus a jetty that can be used for boat arrivals and departures and there is ample street parking. Onsite amenities are available in the property's pool house. BYO furniture, celebrant and stylist.

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Royal Botanic Garden Wedding

45. Royal Botanic Gardens

  • LOCATION: Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 100+
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: Venue hire

The Royal Botanic Gardens is located 5 minutes from Sydney's CBD and offers a collection of colourful specialty gardens, lush green lawns and romantic heritage walkways against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour. You can hire one of the 12 outdoor garden venues for up to 4 hours for your wedding ceremony and it's free to take photos within the gardens as part of your booking. (A photography permit is required without a ceremony booking)

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The Royal Botanic Gardens has 12 seperate wedding ceremony lawns. The most popular garden venues are the Bennelong Lawn and the Australian Rockery Lawn which both overlook the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Fig Tree Lawn which offers some privacy & shade, and the Rose Garden Pavilion & Lawn which bloom from September through to May and has private toilets and catering facilities. 

WEDDING RECEPTIONS: There's an excellent choice of Sydney reception venues close to the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Garden Wedding Venue Springfield House

46. Springfield House

  • LOCATION: Dural - Norwest Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 400
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Located in leafy North West Sydney, Springfield House is a 5 acre garden venue in a peaceful country setting. Easily accessible for all regions of Sydney, Springfield House is a convenient wedding venue with private gardens and a choice of two reception spaces. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The romantic bushland setting and lush green gardens feature a paved aisle, permanent arbor and a grand sandstone staircase, perfect for the big entrance.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Both The Manor and The Pavilion feature large glass windows that overlook the surrounding country ambience. 

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Garden Wedding Venue Chiswick

47. Chiswick

  • LOCATION: Woollahra - Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 40 - 70
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Matt Moran's Chiswick is a picturesque garden venue that offers all-in-one weddings with a shared dining ethos. Aside from outstanding menus, this foodie venue can provide signature wedding cocktails and other fine dining experiences. 

GARDEN CEREMONIES: With manicured lawns and period plantings, Chiswick Garden is a relaxed outdoor venue for wedding ceremonies. Exclusive use is available with reception bookings in the main restaurant.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Chiswick Garden provides an outdoor garden venue for an hour of pre dining drinks and canapés before heading into the restaurant or semi-private dining room. Both the restaurant and private dining area are well lit with natural light and look out into the picturesque gardens. 

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Garden Reception Venue Grounds of Alexandria

48. The Grounds of Alexandria

  • LOCATION: Alexandria - Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 6 - 400
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

An urban oasis, the Grounds of Alexandria offers 4 garden venues in an old inner-city factory location. Featuring an abundance of plants, creeping vines, crumbling brick walls, wrought iron features and a bubbling fountain, The Grounds is as romantic as it is unique.  

GARDEN CEREMONIES: Botanical backdrops for wedding ceremonies in The Grounds gardens include The Gazebo and The Arbour. Choose from an afternoon ceremony or say your "I do's" in a romantic twilight ceremony under a canopy of twinkling fairy lights.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: A popular garden reception venue at The Grounds is the Parisian-inspired Atrium, a garden parlour accessed through it’s own private laneway. The Patio within the gardens is another popular option with distinctive checkerboard floors, festoon lighting, gorgeous florals and rambling greenery.

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Garden Reception Venue Hazelhurst Cafe

49. Hazelhurst Cafe

  • LOCATION: Gymea - South Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 10+
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Hazelhurst Cafe is a laid back wedding venue within the grounds of the Hazelhurst Arts Centre. Described by the owners as 'an artist studio with garden feels', the venue provides an all in one location for garden weddings with a rockstar vibe.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The gardens surrounding the café provide a picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremonies & photos. You'll need to book the gardens via the Arts Centre but the ladies at Hazelhurst Cafe will guide you through that process.

GARDEN RECEPTIONS:  The open air dining room adjoins an expansive deck that looks over the cafe gardens.

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Garden wedding venue Athol Hall

50. Athol Hall

  • LOCATION: Mosman - Sydney, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive

Athol Hall is a heritage wedding venue with its own private beach on Sydney Harbour. Surrounded by serene nature and frequented by kookaburras and other wildlife, Athol Hall provides an all-in-one location for wedding ceremonies, photos and receptions. Affordable wedding packages are provided by The Venues Collection.

GARDEN CEREMONIES: The expansive lawn in front of Athol Hall features picturesque views of the Sydney skyline, the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Its a garden wedding venue quite unlike any other in Sydney. 

GARDEN RECEPTIONS: Drinks and canapes can be enjoyed on the lawns before retiring into the Reception Hall.

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Garden Venues Off-The-Beaten-Track

Glencara Garden Wedding Venue
51. Glencara Garden Maze

  • Location: 706 Jerrybang Lane, Monteagle, NSW 2594
  • Capacity: 2 - 160
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 + glamping/camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Glencara is a unique garden venue located on a picturesque working farm between Young and Grenfell in the Hilltops region of NSW. The 10 hectares of beautiful gardens feature a one-of-a-kind rustic maze and whimsical garden rooms with fun activities to engaging in while partaking in a glass of wine and canapés.

Marquee and outdoor wedding receptions can be hosted on the grounds and the property also has a beautifully appointed shearing shed perfect for rustic wedding receptions which seats up to 120 guests and has a large adjoining courtyard with festoon lights and fire pits.

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The garden wedding venues available for hire in New South Wales are among the most picturesque garden venues in Australia. From Botanic Garden venues ideal for wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions to English garden venues where you can have a garden party reception, there are so many lush green spaces to choose from for garden weddings in the state of NSW.