Garden Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley

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Looking for garden wedding venues in the Hunter Valley, NSW? These 12 garden wedding locations in the Hunter Valley offer an amazing choice of outdoor wedding venues set within lush green park-like spaces. They include beautiful garden rooms in which to tie the knot as well as outdoor reception venues perfect for a garden party reception.

Garden wedding locations in the Hunter Valley are found in the world-class winery regions of Pokolbin and Lovedale, or you can get married in nature surrounded by forest-covered hills at the bush wedding venues around Wollombi. 

This list features our favourite garden wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. They include a Tuscan-style sunken garden, a relaxed private backyard, the Hunter Valley's most iconic garden wedding venue, a luxury estate with park-like grounds and a gorgeous elopement venue offering intimate garden weddings for up to 20 guests.

These are the best outdoor locations for a garden wedding in the Hunter Valley, NSW.

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Top 12 Garden Wedding Venues - Hunter Valley

Leaves and Fishes Hunter Valley Outdoor Ceremony
Leaves and Fishes

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

Set within 20 private acres of lush of tropical gardens & rainforest, Leaves and Fishes is one of the best outdoor wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. The grounds feature a gorgeous Pear Tree ceremony site, lush green decks and a Tuscan-style sunken garden perfect for outdoor receptions.

Venue hire at Leaves and Fishes comes with accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 luxury boathouses that each have their own balcony over a picturesque Lotus Pond. In the event of wet weather the Banquet Hall caters for up to 140 guests and features an amazing candle-lit Roman bath. 

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Wedding venue with accommodation for 10 - St Josephs Guesthouse
St Joseph's Guesthouse

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

The historic St Joseph's Guesthouse offers an atmospheric backyard wedding venue set against the facade of a repurposed 160 year old church. The 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building offers the ideal all-in-one location for intimate garden weddings in Wollombi, seating 60 guests in the ground floor function area or comfortably hosting up to 100 in the garden reception area.

The highly affordable venue hire fee includes access to the property and accommodation for 10 guests for 2 - 4 nights. 

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Garden wedding venue Woodhouse Wollombi
The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 17
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woodhouse Wollombi has a brand new garden wedding venue with an outdoor bar and picturesque views over seasonal gardens and a private lake. Located on 100 acres of manicured grounds & bushland at Redwood Park, the new Tuscan style pergola with its Feijoa hedge brings a luxe European vibe to outdoor weddings in the Hunter Valley.

In a few months time as the young plants develop the sails of the pergola will be replaced by beautiful green vines under which up to 60 guests can be seated. The area adjoins an outdoor lounge and caters for cocktail wedding receptions of up to 150 guests. Garden venue hire starts at $4,500 including a ceremony on the lake or amongst the pine, paperbark and willow trees.

Catering & drink packages are affordably priced and there's optional onsite accommodation including a honeymoon suite (sleeps 2) and barn stay (sleeps 15), plus 8 new king suites coming in 2025 (sleeps 16).

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Outdoor wedding destination at a private property in Mount Rivers
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 a private country estate located on 200 acres just 45 minutes from Pokolbin and is an idyllic location for outdoor garden weddings on the banks of the Peterson River. The luxurious mountain escape comes with accommodation for 16 guests in the 6 bedroom/4 bathroom house plus there's plenty of space for camping &/or glamping.

Weddings with more than 30 - 40 guests will require marquee hire which can be arranged through Hunter Events Group who manage wedding enquiries and have planning packages available for events on the property. There's a covered poolside deck for small outdoor weddings which is suitable in the event of wet weather.

DIY weddings are welcome and food & beverage is BYO. Pre & post wedding events are also welcome and the poolside deck is the perfect spot for it. Venue hire includes access to horse grazing, bike trails, fishing spots and swimming holes.

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Garden wedding venue Greystone Estate
Greystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO Venue Hire Cost: $18,400 inc 2 nights
  • 25% mid-week discount

Greystone Estate is a luxurious airbnb style property set on 10 park-like acres in the centre of the Hunter Valley. The luxury estate has both indoor & outdoor areas for garden weddings including a waterfront ceremony site and a verandah with overhanging greenery baskets suitable for small outdoor receptions.

There's a purpose-built open air pavilion onsite and a modern function room that caters for up to 110 guests - providing a luxe alternative to garden weddings in the event of rain. Up to 32 guests can stay onsite in 4 seperate dwellings for a luxury weekend away celebrating with family & friends.

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Goosewing Cottage Garden Weddings Hunter Valley
Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Goosewing Cottage specialises in small garden weddings for celebrations with up to 20 guests (plus children). Situated in a quiet area of the Hunter Valley with rolling green hills and grazing paddocks all around, Goosewing Cottage is perfect for elopers seeking a gorgeous place to get married in nature.

Optional onsite accommodation is available for up to 12 guests in a homestead that sleeps 8 (and has a swimming pool) and a cottage that sleeps 4. Affordable wedding packages start at $3,295 with a photographer and celebrant included.

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Garden Elopement Venue Wallaringa Farm
Wallaringa Farm

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

Well off the beaten track in the hills of Dungog Shire is Wallaringa Farm, a secluded & modern 3 bedroom house and elopement venue that can be hired for intimate garden weddings with a maximum of 12 guests. The house, deck and lush front lawn overlook sweeping views of paddocks with grazing Wallaringa horses and cattle to witness your private nuptials.

This beautiful farm stay is available for private venue hire to DIY your own garden wedding or you can opt for an all inclusive wedding package that comes with 2 nights accommodation, a celebrant, photographer and celebratory grazing board & champagne from just $5,500.

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Hunter Valley Gardens Wedding Location
Hunter Valley Gardens

  • Location: 2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Hunter Valley Gardens is a world-class destination visited by millions of people every year and is one of Australia's most iconic garden wedding venues. The popular location has ten internationally themed gardens offering a variety of backdrops for wedding photos and is often booked solely for this purpose.

One of the most beautiful places to get married in the gardens is a 10 metre flowing waterfall which has ceremony sites at both the top and bottom. Wedding ceremony packages start at $1,400 for venue hire (cheaper if having your reception onsite) and there's a Garden Terrace for wedding receptions with packages ranging from $140 - $180 per person.

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Albion Farm Gardens garden venue
Albion Farm Gardens

  • Location: Paterson Road, Woodville, NSW, 2321
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Albion Farm has 5 picturesque garden venues for wedding ceremonies in the Hunter Valley. The 15 acres of gardens feature a Wisteria Walk, the Boston Ivy Rotunda, the Muse and a Boat House Garden near an ornamental Lake. In addition to outdoor wedding sites there's also a light-filled antique timber barn with 5 hanging chandeliers.

The entire 100 acre farm provides a stunning backdrop for wedding photos and the Woodville Arts Hall across the road is a popular choice for wedding receptions.  

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Mercure Hunter Valley Garden Wedding Venue
Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

  • Location: McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 40 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mercure Resort is situated at the popular Hunter Valley Gardens in Pokolbin and offers a quieter and more private wedding garden to say "I do". When you hire the resort as your ceremony & reception venue you get access to the next door gardens for your wedding photos. 

All inclusive wedding packages range in price from $119 - $159 per person and include a 2 or 3 course menu and a 5 hour drinks package. The resort provides 4½ star accommodation.

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Maddies Garden venue

Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Location: 35 Paterson Road, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Garden wedding venues in the Hunter Valley don't come more intimate than at Maddies. Ideal for smaller weddings of up to 60 guests, the gardens provide a versatile ceremony venue under the shade of native plants and fruit trees.

Intimate wedding receptions are catered in the gardens or dining room, which is also a great space for bridal party preparation. Maddies garden pavilion can seat up to 50 guests and has French doors which open into the lush gardens. Maddies is an idyllic garden location for wedding ceremonies & receptions with B&B accommodation.

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Bath House Garden Wedding Hunter Valley
The Bath House Gardens

  • Location: Forest Hill Drive, Oakhampton Heights, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or all inclusive

The Bath House Gardens are located in the Maitland region of the Hunter Valley and set across 4 acres of tranquil nature. The lawns and gardens surround a large picturesque dam where there are two popular garden wedding sites at a wooden pier or elevated rustic arbor. An indoor Garden Room seats up to 14 guests for private dining receptions.

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