Bush wedding venues - Hunter Valley

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Looking for a bush or forest wedding location in the Hunter Valley? These stunning Hunter Valley venues are immersed in native Australian trees, shrubs and forest and are among the most beautiful places for a bush wedding in New South Wales. 

These 8 amazing bush venues offer wedding packages for elopements and micro weddings through to large celebrations with 300+ guests. Surrounded by picturesque bushland just minutes from the Hunter Valley's best wineries, these beautiful outdoor locations offer a unique and peaceful setting for intimate Hunter Valley weddings.

Here are the most recommended bush wedding venues in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.

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Bush Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Leaves and Fishes Bush Wedding
Leaves and Fishes

  • Address: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Leaves & Fishes is a stunning rainforest wedding venue situated on 20 secluded acres of tropical gardens in the Hunter Valley. The exclusive-use venue offers a unique three-day wedding experience, complete with six luxury boathouses that accommodate up to 12 guests, each featuring a balcony overlooking the lake. 

This versatile venue caters for DIY style weddings ranging up to 300 guests with elopement & micro-wedding packages tailored for functions of 2 to 20 guests. The property features a Tuscan-style sunken garden, marquee area, ornamental pear tree setting for ceremonies, a wedding hall with adjoining greenery deck and an intimate waterfront restaurant for micro weddings.

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St Josephs Bush Wedding Destination
St Joseph's Guesthouse

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

Set within the peaceful Hawkesbury Valley near Wollombi, St Joseph's Guesthouse offers one of the most unique backdrops for bush weddings in NSW. Constructed from the ruins of a 160 year old church, St Joseph's is now a 3 storey Airbnb that can be hired for weddings with up to 100 guests.

There are 5 luxury bedrooms and open plan living areas on the top two levels of the church and an intimate function space that seats 60 on the ground floor. Outside, the original church bell hands over the front sandstone steps and makes an atmospheric altar, while at the other end of the church is a large backyard surrounded by beautiful views over surrounding bushland. 

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Goosewing Cottage Bush Wedding Venue
3. Goosewing Cottage

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

Goosewing Cottage is an intimate elopement venue set on a cute little farmstay which has beautiful views over surrounding farmland and is bordered by the bush. Goosewing specialise in affordable & easy all inclusive weddings with 2 - 20 guests with packages including venue hire, an award winning photographer and choice of celebrants.

There are two cottages on the property that offer optional accommodation for up to 12 guests with a swimming pool and large dining room in the larger of the two. Private dining is welcome for staying guests or there are many recommended restaurant's nearby that have private spaces for wedding receptions.

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Thistle Hill Bush Wedding Venue
4. Thistle Hill Wedding Venue

  • Location: 591 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 75
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 48
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Thistle Hill is an all-in-one destination for bush weddings in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country. The 20 acre property centres around a guesthouse which features 8 boutique hotel-style suites, a 2 bedroom cottage and a 5 bedroom villa that are completely surrounded by native Hunter Valley bush.

Wedding ceremonies are typically held on the pretty lake front and there is an intimate wedding pavilion with an adjoining verandah and deck for receptions. Other event spaces include spacious lawns, courtyards and a poolside entertaining area. Pre & post wedding functions are welcome and the accommodation is pet friendly.

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Bush wedding ceremony in the Hunter Valley
5. Mystwood Weddings

  • Location: 117 Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accomodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The bush cathedral at Mystwood Weddings is one of the Hunter Valley's most popular places to get married. Surrounded by 140 acres of lush green hills and native bushland, the secluded spot comes with an in-built steel arbor, a natural rock wall and rustic bench seating.

Mystwood is an all-in-one destination for rustic weddings featuring a permanent reception marquee which opens onto a paved courtyard and a fairy-lit outdoor dance floor.

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Cranky Rock Bush Wedding Site
6. Cranky Rock Wollombi

  • Address: 2214 Wollombi Road, Sweetmans Creek, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 100
  • Venue Hire Price: $5,000+

Cranky Rock Wollombi is a 120 acre farm and bush venue that caters for affordable camping weddings in the lower Hunter Valley. The destination gets its name from a 25 tonne sandstone rock that makes an iconic backdrop for weddings and creates many photo opportunities. 

At Cranky Rock you bring your entire guest list to camp or glamp for a laid back wedding weekend and you'll need to hire a marquee or tipi to create a weatherproof reception space. The farm has plenty to explore during your stay including a peaceful rainforest, open woodlands, impressive sandstone cliffs, a running brook and wildlife including deer, wallabies, wombats and lyre birds.

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Eaglereach Bush Weddings Hunter Valley
7. Eaglereach Weddings

  • Location: 610 Moonabung Road, Vacy, NSW 2421
  • Capacity: 110 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Eaglereach is a 640 acre retreat that offers wilderness weddings away from the busiest places in the Hunter Valley. The off-the-beaten-track location has expansive views over surrounding mountains and valleys, and offers a tranquil and peaceful setting for destination weddings in nature.

There are bush clearings, cliff top sites and a sunset deck for wedding ceremonies, and an open plan function room that seats 110 guests for wedding receptions. All inclusive wedding packages including cocktail or seated dining options starting at around $150 per person.

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Bush Wedding Venue Hunter Valley mist in the gums
8. Mist in the Gumtrees

  • Capacity: 120
  • Sleeps: 15
  • Location: Lower Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Info: Immerse yourself in the bush at this eco friendly wedding venue set in a gumtree forest. Wedding locations under a canopy of trees include an industrial barn, sandstone ceremony area, covered shed for outdoor receptions and two eco cabins with accommodation for 15 people.

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