Rustic Weddings Venues on the NSW South Coast

Rustic Wedding Venue South Coast

Rustic wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW include everything from traditional rustic barns and sheds to wineries, bars and modern retreats. There are private properties that can be hired for the entire weekend, eco friendly properties, bush retreats, beachfront venues and a selection of farms with rustic spaces where you can do as little or as much styling as you like. 

The South Coast provides a choice of rustic venues for all weddings from 2 person elopements up to gala weddings for 350+ guests. The region also caters for a wide range of budgets from affordable to luxury weddings and there are venues that provide all-inclusive packages as well as those that allow couples to DIY everything from food & beverage to styling, hire and flowers.

Our complete list of Rustic Venues on the South Coast provides details for all spaces that ooze rustic charm in the region. From the Illawarra to the far South Coast and from the coast to the country - here’s a run down of where you’ll find the best rustic wedding venues on the South Coast...

Looking for rustic wedding venues on the South Coast? The South Coast has rustic wedding venues for ceremonies and receptions including barns, farms, resorts and country retreats. If you're looking for a rustic ceremony venue or a barn style reception venue you're in the right place.

Here are the best rustic wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW.

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19 Rustic Wedding Venues - South Coast

The Woods Farm rustic wedding chapel
1. The Woods Farm - Bush Chapel

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120 ($100 - $150/pp)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre rustic wedding wonderland where you can stay with all of your guests for the weekend. The property features old tractors, vintage wares, chandeliers hanging from the trees and a majestic arbor leading to a unique, luxe-rustic open air bush chapel.  Accommodation is in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages and 18 glamping tents.

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The Woods Farm Shed rustic reception venue
2. The Woods Farm - Wedding Shed

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120 ($100 - $150/pp)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Wedding Shed at The Woods Farm is a luxe rustic reception venue in a purpose built modern barn style structure. Huge barn doors open onto a large balcony which descends onto surrounding lawns typically dotted with couches and outdoor gathering furniture. Exclusive use of the chapel & wedding shed are included with the 3 day wedding package.

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Willow Farm rustic weddings
3. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venue: Farm Shed

Willow Farm is a 160 acre cattle farm located minutes from South Coast beaches. The landscape features picturesque lush green paddocks, country gardens and an intimate creek front ceremony location. The rustic entertainment shed is ideal for DIY & BYO weddings and has an adjoining outdoor area where you can set up a marquee or tables on the open lawn. 

Amenities at Willow Farm include a farm house that provides accommodation for 10 for the weekend and a Yoga Barn. The Yoga Barn is a modern space that can be utilised as a ceremony venue in the event of wet weather.

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Growwild is a wildflower farm & barn for rustic wedding ceremonies & receptions
4. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 30 - 120
  • Wedding Venue: Farm & Barn

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a sprawling wildflower farm set on 25 picturesque acres of lawns and plantings surrounded by national park. Due to its rustic location, Growwild is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and you can expect to see lots of unique flora & fauna here, including the occasional Koala.

The gardens provide a beautiful setting for rustic wedding ceremonies and there are several secluded lawns to choose from. Spacious paved paths connect the areas between the gardens and a rustic reception barn which caters for both wet weather ceremonies and micro wedding receptions. There's a luxe rustic marquee onsite for larger functions.

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Mali Brae Farm Shed
5. The Barn - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 60 - 110
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mali Brae Farm is a private 90 acre farm with 2 rustic reception venues onsite including this refurbished barn which seats up to 110 guests.

There are 6 ceremony venues to choose from including historic ruins, weeping willows in a pretty waterfront setting and a rustic wedding shed that doubles as a wet weather option. 

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Augustine's Room Rustic Weddings
6. Augustine's Room - Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 55
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Augustine's Room at Mali Brae Farm is a luxe rustic reception venue that was purpose built for small weddings of between 30 - 55 guests. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the farm with 6 ceremony sites to choose from and accommodation for 2 in the dairy. 

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rustic wedding venue Figbird Cottage
7. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: 330 Comerong Island Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Venue Hire: from $4,500 day, $7,500 2 nights

Figbird Cottage offers rustic wedding ceremonies and receptions surrounded in peaceful farm paddocks. Grounds are ideal for food truck & drink cart weddings and exclusive hire packages include 3 days/2 nights in 2 farm cottages plus use of rustic furniture and styling items. One of best budget venues for rustic weddings on the South Coast.

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a rustic wedding venue on the South Coast
8. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park, NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Venue: Georgian Homestead

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a romantic Georgian style country homestead perfect for vintage or rustic styled weddings. The all-in-one wedding location caters for ceremonies & photos in the 3 acres of English gardens followed by wedding receptions in a light-filled conservatory, adjoining rustic courtyard and marquee.

With mountain and country backdrops setting the scene for relaxed country weddings, Ravensthorpe is the ideal spot to enjoy a 24 hour wedding experience on the South Coast. Wedding packages include getting ready to ceremony to reception and a recovery brunch the following day. Accommodation for 14 wedding guests.

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Fig Tree Park is a new BYO wedding venue on the South Coast
9. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Wedding Venue: Private Estate

Fig Tree Park is a brand new blank canvas wedding venue located in the Sapphire Coast region of Southern NSW. The property features a landscape well suited to rustic ceremonies and receptions including vine covered arbours, rose gardens and wide open lawns.

Just 2 minutes away from local beaches, the homestead and gardens afford scenic views across the local countryside to the ocean. You can set up a marquee near beautiful old fig trees and have the open sea as your wedding backdrop. The property sleeps 2 and suits micro weddings & elopements up to events for 200. 

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Worrowing Estate is a rustic barn wedding venue on the South Coast
10. Worrowing Jervis Bay

  • Location: 81 The Wool Rd, Worrowing Heights, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Venues: Hay Shed + Hereford Shed

Historic 250 acre coastal farm with 12+ ceremony locations centred around manicured gardens and dams. A hay shed and refurbished wedding shed provide indoor venues for ceremonies & receptions, and boat sheds & wilderness huts provide unique accommodation onsite for 40 guests.

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Driftwood Shed is a waterfront rustic wedding venue on the South Coast
11. Driftwood Shed

  • Location: 111 Terara Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Venues: Farm Shed + Marquee

Rustic wedding venue on the Shoalhaven River with private jetty and boat ramp. Affordable marquee weddings alongside a 100 year old rustic shed. BYO alcohol & catering and utilise the verdant lawns for riverside wedding ceremonies and receptions.

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rustic wedding venue Bewong
12. Bewong River Retreat

  • Location: 2395 Princes Hwy, Bewong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venue: Rustic Retreat

Bewong River Retreat is a 160 acre rustic wedding venue on a private, waterfront estate within temperate South Coast woodlands. The venue is well suited to waterfront ceremonies and is popular as an outdoor reception venue.

Bewong River Retreat is an ideal spot for rustic weddings with both the wedding barn and marquee offering a blank canvas to style as you like. Bungalows cater for 38 guests + option of glamping onsite. 

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rustic wedding venue Wildwood Kangaroo Valley
13. Wildwood Kangaroo Valley

  • Location: 407D Bendeela Rd, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 10 - 90
  • Wedding Venues: Rustic Shed + Pavilion

Eco friendly wedding venue in secluded bushland offering complete privacy and peace. Rustic cliff-top ceremonies with wet weather back-up in the old shed. Small receptions can be held in the old shed or for a more enclosed option, in the pavilion. DIY/BYO (including alcohol & catering).

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rustic wedding venue tathra
14. Kianinny Bush Cottages

  • Location: 246 Tathra Rd, Tathra NSW 2550
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Venues: Rustic Pavilions

100 acre bushland property with freshwater lake and ceremony pontoon. Flexible packages include outdoor receptions in a choice of covered rustic pavilions. Comfortable self-contained bush cottages for 150+ guests and onsite canoeing, zip-lining and mini-putt make this country wedding venue an ideal budget-friendly weekender.

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rustic wedding venue terara park
15. Terara Park Farm

  • Location: 174 Millbank Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Venue: Farm

Terara Park Farm is a 22 acre horse farm with a dam, overhanging jetty & massive converted indoor arena barn. The farm is an ideal spot on the South Coast for laid back waterfront ceremonies and rustic wedding receptions. 4 units are available to sleep 12 guests onsite. Ask about BYO food & beverage.

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rustic wedding venue paperbark
16. Paperbark Camp

  • Location: 571 Woollamia Rd, Woollamia, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Venue: Treetop Gunyah

Paperbark Camp is a coastal couples resort and rustic wedding venue in a tree-top bush setting. Choose from bush or waterfront ceremony locations and have a rustic wedding reception outdoors or in the tree canopy.  Exclusive weekend hire available with accommodation bookings for up to 40 guests in the permanent safari tents.

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rustic wedding venue mimosa
17. Mimosa Wines

  • Location: 2845 Tathra-Bermagui Rd, Bermagui NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Venue: Rustic Winery

Mimosa Wines is a 200 acre South Coast farm with a vineyard nestled between pristine beaches & national park. Raw timber features offer a warm rustic setting for wedding receptions with sweeping views over the property and neighbouring bushland. Wedding ceremonies can be held beside the water-lily dam. Private accommodation in an onsite farmhouse and seperate cottage.

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Rustic wedding venue sapphire coast
18. Oaklands Event Centre

  • Location: 3546 Princes Hwy, Pambula NSW 2549
  • Capacity: 300
  • Wedding Venues: Barn + Beer Hall

Large rustic barn on a hobby farm with horses, donkeys and an assortment of other farm animals. Stay in the farmhouse, have your wedding ceremony in the farm gardens, reception in the barn and after party at the beer hall.  Ultimate relaxed and functional farm venue offering very affordable wedding packages.

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Terara Riverside Gardens offers a rustic location for wedding ceremonies
19. Terara Riverside Gardens

Location: 135 Terara Rd, Terara NSW 2540
Capacity: 120
Wedding Venues: Barn, Greenhouse + Marquee
Terara Riverside Gardens is a 5 acre rustic wedding venue in beautiful gardens on the Shoalhaven River. The open air barn can be utilised a covered ceremony area or small reception venue and there is a marquee onsite well suited to rustic styling. 

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The South Coast of NSW has a wonderful selection of rustic wedding venues that all offer something a little bit different. From luxe rustic modern barns to refurbished farm sheds, the above list of rustic wedding venues offers some of the best spots to get married on the NSW South Coast.

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