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Looking for an outdoor wedding venue in the Blue Mountains, NSW? The world-heritage Blue Mountains National Park offers an amazing selection of outdoor wedding locations that all come with incredible views over lush green hills and valleys, or have beautifully intimate settings for secluded garden weddings.

Outdoor wedding venues in the Blue Mountains range from 5 star estates with beautiful gardens to atmospheric & affordable backyards. There are places to get married that feel like private parks, event spaces at historic ruins, Tuscan-style courtyards and outdoor reception venues on decks, verandahs and terraces.

The sheer magnificence of the Blue Mountains make outside weddings a popular choice in this region. From alfresco function spaces to beautiful wedding gardens, here are the most recommended outdoor wedding venues in the Blue Mountains, NSW.

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Top 12 Outdoor Reception Venues - Blue Mountains

St Josephs Guesthouse is a unique renovated church & outdoor wedding venue
St Joseph's Guesthouse

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

The historic St Joseph's Guesthouse is an affordable outdoor wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building makes an incredibly atmospheric backdrop for outdoor weddings with peaceful mountain and valley views surrounding the property. 

St Joseph's Guesthouse is available to hire from $3,500 including accommodation for 10 people for 2+ nights. The ground floor has an intimate function space that seats up to 60 guests or caters for cocktail functions of 100.

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Outdoor wedding venue Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 34
  • Wedding Packages: All-inclusive

One of the most scenic places to get married in the Blue Mountains is Chapel Hill, a 35 acre retreat with incredible views over lush valleys and bushland. There are 5 outdoor wedding areas within the sprawling gardens, including a lush lawn terrace, natural bush cathedral and a timber event deck.

In the event of wet weather, the property has a modern function room, covered balcony and non-denomination chapel that offer elegant alternatives to garden weddings. Optional accommodation is in 6 self contained cottages and a luxe bridal suite.

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Leuralla Amphitheatre

  • Location: 41 Olympian Parade, Leura, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Leuralla Amphitheatre is one of the best outdoor wedding locations in the Blue Mountains with unrivalled views over the dramatic cliffs and escarpments of the Jamison Valley. In addition to this stunning ceremony space there's an adjoining flat lawn area suitable for open air wedding receptions and marquee functions.

Leuralla Amphitheatre and lawns are managed by Blue Mountains Weddings who offer dry venue hire as well as all inclusive wedding packages for ceremonies, receptions or both combined. This venue is pet friendly.

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Dantosa Estate Garden Weddings
Dantosa Estate

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

Dantosa Estate is a private park-like venue located on 9 acres of lush gardens surrounding a picturesque little lake. The property is completely immersed in the Blue Mountains world heritage listed national park and offers exclusive hire for intimate weddings with up to 60 guests.

There are two self contained houses that sleep 18 guests on the property. The larger of the two homes seats up to 60 guests in the dining room which flows onto a covered balcony overlooking the grounds. For outdoor weddings there are flat lawns and a tennis court that can be set up with seating under the stars. Marquees & tipis are welcome to be pitched.

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Australian Botanic Gardens is an outside garden wedding venue
Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Australian Botanic Gardens is a vast outdoor wedding location with 416 hectares of gardens in which to get married. The colourful gardens surround several manicured ceremony lawns which feature lakeside views or intimate bushland vibes.

Many of the gardens & lawns within this beautiful complex are available with extended hired, so in addition to hosting your wedding ceremony they can be set up for outdoor wedding receptions. 

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Outdoor wedding area at Redleaf Estate
Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Redleaf Wollombi is a 6 bedroom luxury homestead with a beautiful tuscan courtyard, perfectly manicured gardens and expansive well maintained grounds immersed in native bushland. The estate is one of the most sought after garden wedding venues in Australia and with a venue hire cost of $24,000 in peak season, typically caters for wedding budgets of $80k+.

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Collits Inn is an outdoor ceremony and reception venue in the Blue Mountains
Collits Inn

  • Location: 101 Hartley Vale Rd, Hartley Vale, NSW 2790
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Collits Inn is a country ceremony & reception venue that offers relaxed, outdoor weddings with picturesque views of the Blue Mountains farm-scape. The 50 acre property features an original 190 year old barn that opens into a rustic courtyard particularly well suited to cocktails & canapés in the great outdoors. 

The barn is a fabulous backdrop for outside wedding ceremonies or there is a choice of locations that take in the spectacular mountain views. Luxury onsite accommodation is available for 12 wedding guests. 

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Dryridge Estate

  • Location: 226 Aspinall Rd, Megalong Valley, NSW 2785
  • Capacity: 220
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Dryridge Estate is a boutique vineyard that offers hilltop weddings in the scenic Megalong Valley region of the Blue Mountains national park. There's a glass reception marquee beside the hilltop ceremony area that has the same stunning views and enjoys incredible sunsets akin to having an outdoor wedding but weatherproof. Wedding packages include exclusive venue hire and the property has 2 self-contained homesteads. 

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Lithgow State Mine

  • Location: 3A State Mine Gully Rd, State Mine Gully, NSW 2790
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The heritage-listed Lithgow State Mine offers a unique location for garden weddings and outdoor wedding receptions in the Blue Mountains national park. This atmospheric site has expansive lawns that overlook impressive mountain views and feature relics of a bygone mining era which make interesting backdrops for wedding ceremonies and photos. 

There's a weatherproof venue on the grounds called the Bath House which offers an industrial style space for ceremonies and receptions. 

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Waldara Farm

  • Location: 280 Burroughs Crossing, Edith, NSW 2787
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Waldara Farm is a garden wedding venue on an 800 acre working farm in the Blue Mountains. There's a variety of outside areas for wedding ceremonies including a timber deck, paddocks and lush gardens. A rustic barn and shearing shed are available in the event of wet weather.

You can hire Waldara Farm for your exclusive use for the weekend with accommodation for 20 wedding guests onsite. This provides you the option to have your wedding reception outdoors, weather permitting.

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Australian Bushland Weddings

  • Location: 256 Webbs Creek Rd, Wisemans Ferry, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 200+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Australian Bushland Weddings is a national park wedding venue that offers camp-style overnight event hire for DIY celebrations. There are two bush camps available to hire for weddings that are both completely immersed in rugged Blue Mountains terrain and come with basic accommodation charged at $85 per person, per night.

Both outdoor wedding locations are fully BYO so you'll need to hire a ceremony set up, all furniture for ceremony and reception plus organise your own catering & drinks.

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The Retreat at Wisemans Ferry

  • Location: 5564 Old Northern Rd, Wisemans Ferry, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Retreat at Wisemans Ferry is a budget-friendly garden venue with rotunda for outdoor weddings on the Hawkesbury River. In additional to garden ceremonies, the lawns are ideal for marquees or can be used as an outdoor reception venue with long table dining under the stars. There are 54 guest rooms which can be booked for exclusive use of the entire resort. 

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