Rustic Wedding Venues Canberra

Rustic Wedding Venues: ACT | South Coast NSW | Top 10 NSW

A wide variety of rustic wedding venues are located in Canberra and the country regions that surround the Australian capital. From barn wedding venues to farms and country homesteads, Canberra's eclectic range of rustic venues includes both indoor & outdoor event spaces where you can stamp your own style on the rustic wedding theme.

Most rustic wedding venues in Canberra, the ACT and surrounding country areas are all-in-one venues with ceremony areas, photo opportunities and reception spaces onsite. Some also have accommodation. If you're willing to venture an hour further afield, you'll find some of Australia's best spots for a destination wedding which are perfectly suited to a rustic wedding.

Here are 12 incredible rustic wedding venues in Canberra and country locations surrounding the Australia Capital Territory.

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Top 12 Rustic Wedding Venues in Canberra

Petrichor Farm Rustic Wedding Venue
1. Petrichor Farm

  • Location: Shingle Hill Way, Gundaroo, NSW 2620
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2

Petrichor Farm is a 170 acre country wedding venue a short 40 minute drive from Capital Hill in Canberra. The picturesque property features a modern rustic wedding hall for receptions (the woolshed), plenty of outdoor ceremony areas with expansive mountain views, a quaint cottage that sleeps 2 and an abundance of native wildlife.

All inclusive wedding packages cater for cocktail or seated functions with feasting or grazing menu options. Homemade punch and cocktails can be included and served from the woolshed's boutique bar. Luxe timber furniture and a range of tableware is also included along with free lawn games.

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Westering Lake George Rustic Wedding Venue
2. Westering Lake George Winery

  • Location: Federal Highway, Lake George, ACT 2581
  • Capacity: 300
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Westering is a rustic wedding venue located 30 minutes from Capital Hill on the north-western shore of Lake George. There are two ceremony and two reception spaces at the family owned winery plus accommodation for up to 21 guests in 4 seperate dwellings including two tiny houses and two homesteads.

Ceremony areas include a gorgeous oak tree next to lush green grape vines and a landscaped rockery which both come furnished with guest seating and wine barrels. The reception venues include a luxe-rustic dining room which has views over the vineyard and a private underground cellar with stone feature wall for micro weddings or wet weather ceremonies.  

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The Woods Farm wedding destination
3. The Woods Farm

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

Rustic wedding destinations near Canberra include The Woods Farm, an incredible 40 acre farm stay where up to 120 loved ones can stay onsite with you. Nestled in the woods with a unique bush chapel, reception hall and rustic outdoor cocktail bar, The Woods Farm is one of the best country wedding venues in Australia.

There's plenty for guests to do onsite during their 2 nights stay, with cute farm animals to feed, bikes to ride, the beach nearby, acres of nature to explore and a resort style swimming pool to relax beside. Accommodation is in cottages, a homestead and luxe glamping village with 5 star amenities and communal fire pits.

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Glencara Rustic Barn Wedding Venue
4. Glencara Country Estate

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

Glencara is a brand new farm wedding venue with a picturesque backdrop of vibrant Canola during the Spring months and lush green wheat fields in Autumn. The 10 scenic hectares centre around whimsical homestead gardens where a unique rustic maze and riddles in a series of garden rooms keeps guests entertained between your wedding ceremony and reception.

Glencara has a beautifully authentic barn wedding venue that seats up to 120 guests and is perfect for rustic receptions. Outside, the gardens offer a beautiful setting for seated or cocktail weddings under the stars and where tipis can be erected for a boho feel. Venue hire includes complimentary accommodation for two.

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Mimosa Wines Rustic Wedding Winery
5. Mimosa Wines

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

With spectacular views over vast national park and the vineyard below, Mimosa Wines is among the most scenic locations for rustic weddings in Australia. This chefs hatted reception venue is an architecturally designed space featuring raw timber pylons and a huge wraparound balcony on which you can tie the knot.

Beside the restaurant is a Tuscan style courtyard for pre-dinner drinks and canapes and/or wedding ceremonies and there's also a lily pond jetty, the vineyard and bush ceremony sites. The private vineyard has two onsite cottages and offers exclusive use for weddings.

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Olleyville Rustic Wedding Venue
6. Olleyville at Shaw Vineyard Estate

  • Location: 34 Isabel Drive, Murrumbateman, NSW 2582
  • Capacity: 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Olleyville is a luxe rustic wedding venue set within the picturesque Shaw Vineyard Estate. Located 25 minutes from Capital Hill, the vineyard is a spectacular all-in-one setting for country weddings with an intimate ceremony garden and a light-filled dining room with adjoining cocktail terrace.

The dining room comes with round or rectangular timber tables that give the reception venue a beautiful rustic vibe, complimented with a roaring wood fireplace and indoor bar. Wedding packages are around $150 per person and include exclusive use of the function area, your choice of menu and a 5 hour drinks package.

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Mountain View Rustic Wedding Venue
7. Mountain View Farm

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

The dairy shed at Mountain View Farm is an open-sided rustic wedding venue dripping in authenticity. Overlooked by the bush-covered hills of Mount Gulaga, the shed and its adjoining cattleyard courtyard provide an atmospheric location for DIY farm weddings.

Four acres of country style gardens feature beautiful backdrops for wedding photos including a rustic gate altar for wedding ceremonies. During Spring each year, large fields of Everlasting Daisies are in flower at Mountain View Farm and an altar is carved into the paddocks offering a highly romantic place for country elopements.

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Tuggeranong Homestead Barn Wedding Venue
8. Tuggeranong Homestead Weddings

  • Location: 51 Johnson Drive, Richardson, ACT 2905
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The affordable Tuggeranong Homestead is located on a 70 acre heritage listed property and has a versatile selection of rustic event spaces. The popular machinery shed is one the few barn wedding venues Canberra has to offer and there's also a sandstone café garden that overlooks surrounding countryside and works well for outdoor rustic weddings.

For smaller wedding receptions the homestead has a drawing room with two open fireplaces as well as a conservatory style sunroom. All inclusive wedding packages provide exclusive use of the homestead and surrounding gardens from 9 am until midnight with an onsite wedding coordinator and personalised catering in generous serves.

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Wallaroo Wines Rustic Wedding Place
9. Wallaroo Homestead

  • Location: 196 Brooklands Road, Wallaroo, NSW 2618
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Wallaroo Homestead is a private, family owned estate set on 300 acres within 25 minutes of Canberra. The Georgian style homestead is the perfect backdrop for rustic weddings with a herbaceous ceremony garden overlooking the Brindabella Mountains, lush green paddocks and 25 acres of vineyards.

Weddings at the homestead have use of 21m x 10m marquee that seats 150 guests with a parquetry dance floor. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the farm for 2 nights and furniture including white gazebos, umbrellas, wine barrel tables and chairs. 

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Poachers Pantry Rustic Wedding Area
10. Poachers Pantry

  • Location: Nanima Road, Nanima, NSW 2582
  • Capacity: 60 - 500
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Poachers Pantry is an iconic farm wedding venue popular on the food & wine trail around Canberra. Foodie couples are drawn to the smoked meats and award winning wines on offer here, along with the stunning vineyard setting and undulating countryside views.

The 700 acre farm has three reception venues that cater to various sized celebrations. The outdoor Kitchen Garden is the best rustic wedding venue on the property nestled amongst timber herb and planter boxes under romantic festoon lights. For larger weddings a grand marquee seats up to 240 guests and offers an all-white blank canvas easily styled in a rustic theme.

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Ginningderry Homestead Rustic Weddings Canberra
11. Ginninderry Homestead

  • Location: 468 Parkwood Road, Wallaroo, ACT 2618
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ginninderry Homestead is an exclusive-use country wedding venue situated on 70 acres just beyond Canberra's outer suburbs. The conveniently located Georgian style estate has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests, is surrounded by private park-like gardens with formal lawns, fountains and statues and has a billiards room.

There is a rustic reception hall with chandeliers, fireplace and white trimmed French doors that open to an outdoor event space that overlooks magical views of the surrounding countryside. Wedding packages are all inclusive of accommodation, a dedicated wedding coordinator and seasonal fresh menus.

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The Old Coach Stables Wedding Venue Canberra
12. The Old Coach Stables

  • Location: Cullerin Road, Gunning, ACT 2581
  • Capacity: 240
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Old Coach Stables were originally built in 1857 and have been lovingly restored by owner Melinda Medway following an illustrious history of service to the agricultural industry and Cobb & Co mail service. The stables are now a destination of choice for Canberran foodies, and a popular rustic wedding location for ceremonies and/or receptions.

Inside the thick stone walls is a warm and atmospheric space that seats up to 140 guests or caters for cocktail weddings of up to 240. Venue hire includes 48 hours exclusive access to the stables and surrounding gardens where wedding ceremonies can be set up overlooking the lush green hills of the Southern Tablelands. Minimum 60 guests.

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