Rustic Wedding Venues in NSW

Rustic Wedding Venues NSW

The rustic wedding venue was once the exclusive domain of old tin sheds and wooden barns but in recent times a growing variety of amazing venues are raising the bar for rustic weddings. On this list you'll find the latest and best ceremony & reception venues for rustic themed weddings in New South Wales.

The most popular location for a rustic themed wedding in NSW is the humble barn wedding venue. The state now has a huge variety of wedding barns that include repurposed hay & machinery sheds, renovated barns with polished floors and architecturally designed barns with modern rustic decor and striking exterior facades. 

Other country venues well suited to rustic wedding themes include farmswineries, horse stables, private resorts and rural estates. There's also orchards, olive groves, historic ruins and heritage homesteads that offer the perfect boho wedding vibe and are an ideal blank canvas for rustic wedding ideas.

Most of the state's major cities also have beautiful places for rustic ceremonies and receptions including a great collection of rustic wedding venues in Sydney. The South Coast and North Coast are other hotspots for venues styled with corrugated iron, timber beams and wooden furniture. 

Here's a curated list of amazing rustic wedding venues in NSW. They include the best wedding reception venues for rustic themed weddings in the state and most come with a gorgeous spot to say "I do" in the same place.

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Top 10 Rustic Wedding Venues in NSW

Rustic wedding ceremony venue at The Woods Farm in Jervis Bay NSW
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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Rustic wedding destination in rainforest at One Mile Beach NSW
3. The Oasis Micro Wedding Resort

Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
Capacity: 80
Accommodation: Sleeps 50
Wedding Packages: BYO

Nestled in lush rainforest just 600 metres from One Mile Beach on the NSW North Coast, The Oasis offers the perfect location for rustic weddings in nature. This micro wedding resort is exclusively yours for the weekend and comes with self contained accommodation for up to 50 guests in 9 refurbished units.

With the entire resort to yourself you can set up your wedding ceremony & reception where ever you like, including under festoon lights in the tropical gardens or on the covered and absolutely magical forest deck which lights up at night under thousands of fairy lights within the trees.

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The rustic wedding Woodhouse in Wollombi's Redwood Park
4. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 33
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woodhouse Wollombi is a one-of-a-kind wedding barn with 3 striking blackbutt peaks that create an amazing impression on entry down the long tree-lined drive. The entire property oozes luxe European vibes, with grand courtyards, an outdoor bar and a Tuscan-style vine pergola overlooking the property's private lake.

Nestled within 100 acres of manicured fields and set against lush native bushland, the relaxed appeal of The Woodhouse makes it the perfect spot for a 3 day destination wedding (although you can hire the property for the day). Onsite accommodation includes a rustic barn stay, seperate honeymoon suite and 8 brand new King Suites.

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Eleven Eighty Rustic Weddings NSW
5. 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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First dance in the barn reception venue at Willow Farm Berry NSW
6. 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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Timber ceremony deck perfect for rustic weddings at Chapel Hill
7. Chapel Hill Retreat

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

Chapel Hill Retreat is the ultimate location for rustic weddings near Sydney with 7 unique ceremony & reception spaces that are all nestled in nature and have stunning views over the Blue Mountains National Park. Venues include an open-air deck for ceremonies & small receptions, a natural bush cathedral, hill-top chapel, Oak Tree avenue and a luxe wedding hall.

Affordable wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire 35 acre retreat with optional accommodation for up to 36 guests in 6 self contained cottages plus a honeymoon suite. 

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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

St Josephs Guesthouse is a rustic ceremony & reception venue
11. 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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Bushland wedding ceremony site with a private lake in the Blue Mountains
12. Dantosa Estate

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

Dantosa Estate is a secluded 9 acre property completely immersed in lush native bushland with up-close views of the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. The estate has two onsite cottages that are included with venue hire, the larger of which overlooks a private lake and ceremony pontoon and has a dining room that seats up to 60 guests. 

Rustic weddings can either be hosted in the dining room, on the covered deck, within the park-like gardens or on the property's tennis court with marquees welcome.

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

  • Location: Oberon - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

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
14. Collits Inn

  • Location: Hartley Vale - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The heritage listed barn at Collits Inn is one of Australia's best rustic wedding venues if it's an authentic farm location you're looking for. This pet friendly country destination comes with stunning mountain views and all inclusive wedding package with onsite accommodation for up to 12 guests. Minimum guests 40.

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Rustic Wedding Venues in Byron Bay

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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Coorabell Estate Rustic Wedding Venue
17. 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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Rustic Wedding Venues on the Central Coast

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a hidden wedding venue on the Central Coast
18. 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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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

Wedding farm in bushland at Mount Rivers
21. The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Lodge at Mount Rivers is an exclusive destination for rustic weddings nestled on the banks of the Peterson River. Just 45 minutes from the heart of the Hunter Valley, this 200 acre blank canvas property is a dream location for destination weddings with a 6 bedroom house, unlimited camping for guests, no curfew and loads to do onsite.

There's beautiful tracks to ride your horse (and a paddock for grazing), bike trails, kayaking spots, good fishing and lots of swimming holes in the river. The front lawn is perfect for outdoor wedding receptions and marquees & tipi hire packages are available. There's also a poolside deck perfect for your after party.

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Rustic wedding reception in the Tuscan rainforest garden at Leaves Fishes
22. Leaves & Fishes Sunken Garden

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Tuscan-style sunken garden at Leaves & Fishes in the Hunter Valley is one of two rustic reception spaces at this enchanting venue. Set within 20 acres of tropical gardens and lush rainforest it is a perfectly private wedding destination that offers a blank canvas for outdoor, marquee or tipi styled weddings.

Leaves & Fishes centres around a scenic Lotus Lake which has 4 boat sheds and a two bedroom villa that sleep up to 12 guests. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire resort-like estate.

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Rustic wedding hall at Leaves & Fishes in the Hunter Valley NSW
23. Leaves & Fishes Reception Hall

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Also at Leaves & Fishes is one of the best rustic wedding halls in NSW. Seating up to 90 guests or catering for cocktail weddings of up to 140, this surprising reception space features a glass one at one end that overlooks a candlelit Roman bath. 

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rustic wedding venue goosewing
24. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Goosewing Cottage is a popular little elopement venue that features a purpose built rustic ceremony space in an intimate farm setting in the Hunter Valley. All inclusive elopement packages are available from $3,595 and come with venue hire, a choice of celebrants and an award winning photographer.

Optional accommodation is available in two cottages sleeping 8 guests and 4 guests respectively. The larger of the two cottages has a spacious dining room, outdoor dining area and a swimming pool.

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rustic wedding venue adams
25. Adams Peak Country Estate

  • Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 24
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Adams Peak Country Estate is the Hunter Valley's premier rustic wedding venue in a barn. BYO, Pet-friendly, Outdoor Receptions, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use. Wedding packages start at $10,000 for exclusive property hire or $16,500 for weekend hire including accommodation for 24 guests. 

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Micro wedding at Wallaringa Farm wedding venue
26. Wallaringa Farm

  • Location: 321 Wallaringa Road, Wallaringa, NSW 2420
  • Capacity: 12
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Wallaringa Farm is the perfect destination for rustic elopements in the Hunter Valley. This secluded Dungog property is nestled within the regions lush rolling hills and is surrounded by peacefully grazing horses. All inclusive wedding packages are available for an absolute maximum of 12 guests from $4,500.

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The Drovers Camp is a rustic wedding venue in the Hunter Valley of NSW
27. 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 venue moravia
28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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 facilities at the Footprints Farm greenhouse
33. Footprints Farm

  • Location: 192 Jones Road, Eungai Rail, NSW 2441
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Footprints Farm is the perfect place for rustic weddings if you're looking for an affordable and relaxed farm wedding venue where all your guests can camp onsite. This hidden gem is located between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour on a secluded 300 acre bamboo farm that is supported by horse agistment.

Wedding facilities surround a 5 acre spring fed lake where a tiki bar overlooks peaceful views of native turtles and birds feeding. Reception venues include a full size commercial greenhouse, a pair of tipis and an gorgeous outdoor area under Moreton Bay Fig trees. There's bathroom amenities for campers, a camp kitchen and onsite accommodation for anyone without their own camper or tent.

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Rustic wedding reception deck at The Oasis in Port Stephens
34. The Oasis Port Stephens

Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
Capacity: 80
Accommodation: Sleeps 50
Wedding Packages: BYO

This rustic wedding deck at The Oasis in Port Stephens lights up at night with thousands of fairy lights in the surrounding trees creating the most magical & romantic setting of any venue in NSW. This beautiful reception venue comes with exclusive hire of the resort for two nights with accommodation for up to 50 guests in 9 self contained units.

To hire the resort for your wedding is surprisingly inexpensive given its location just 600 metres from One Mile Beach. There's 5 acres of tropical gardens providing a choice of places to get married immersed in tranquil water features, billabongs and timber boardwalks. 

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rustic wedding venues stanley
35. 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
36. 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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Barn wedding venue Longview Farm NSW
37. 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
38. 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 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

Barn wedding venue for small receptions in Berry NSW
40. Linnaeus Farm Berry

  • Location: 599 Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: DIY/BYO

This gorgeous barn wedding venue at Linnaeus Farm is the perfect location for intimate weddings of up to 30 guests in Berry. Located at the bottom of the 3.5 hectare hobby farm, the barn has views to Saddleback Mountain and features a ping pong table, infrared sauna and private dining seating for up to 30 guests.

Venue hire at Linnaeus Farm includes a two night stay in the luxury 5 bedroom homestead which is surrounded by manicured gardens, a resort-style pool, petanque court and a picturesque mini lake house. Additional accommodation is available at other luxury properties in the Linnaeus Collection which are all within 5 minutes drive.

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Rustic restaurant for wedding venue hire in Berry NSW
41. Far Meadow Cottage

  • Location: 450b Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: $4,500+

Far Meadow Cottage is the sister venue of Linnaeus Farm and welcomes small wedding ceremonies and elopements in its gardens. Beside the cottage is a unique ivy-clad restaurant that can be added to venue hire for private dining seating up to 30 guests.

The restaurant is licensed, has a commercial kitchen and comes fully furnished with the ability to choose your own caterer. A brick courtyard extends seating making this one-of-a-kind location perfect for indoor/outdoor receptions.

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Rustic Reception Venue The Woods Farm
42. 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
43. 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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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Figbird Cottage rustic Weddings
47. 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 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 peppers craigieburn
53. 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
54. 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
55. 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
56. 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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Rustic reception venue Saints
57. Saint Events Centre

  • Location: Saint Mary's Leagues Club
  • Capacity: 20 - 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

With its timber coloured concertina walls, Saints Event Centre is one of Western Sydney's best spaces for affordable rustic weddings. All inclusive wedding packages are priced from just $55 per person. There's a bar in each reception venue and onsite accommodation at the Holiday Inn.

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Australian Botanic Gardens is a rustic wedding venue in Western Sydney
58. 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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The Barrel Deck reception space at Chapel Hill Sydney
59. Chapel Hill Retreat

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

The covered barrel deck at Chapel Hill Retreat is just one of the 7 rustic wedding venues at this beautiful country estate. There's also an uncovered timber deck, gardens & lawns, an avenue of Oaks, a hilltop chapel, a natural bush cathedral and a blank canvas wedding hall well suited to rustic styling.

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rustic venue uni of sydney

60. 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 kittyhawk
61. 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
62. 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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Mimosa Wines Rustic Wedding Venue
63. 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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Barn wedding venue near Young NSW
64. Glencara Country Estate

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

Glencara's newly refurbished wedding reception barn seats up to 120 guests for DIY & BYO celebrations. The 10 hectare working farm is located in the Hilltops region of NSW between Young and Grenfell and offers 3 day wedding packages with optional onsite glamping for guests.

Surrounded by vibrant crops of canola in Spring and green wheat fields in Autumn, Glencara is a particularly picturesque location for outdoor weddings in the side seasons. Whimsical gardens include a one-of-a-kind rustic maze and there's a spacious area for marquees or tipis.

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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.

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