Affordable Garden Venues in NSW
Looking for an affordable venue for a garden wedding? Here's 8 highly affordable garden wedding venues located within 2.5 hours of Sydney. Most of these garden venues are all-in-one wedding locations with ceremony and reception venues onsite.
These are the 8 most picturesque & cheapest garden wedding venues near Sydney.
1. Figbird Cottage
- Location: Terara - Shoalhaven, NSW
- Capacity: 150+
- Venue Hire: From $4,500
- Inclusions: Accommodation for 8
Figbird Cottage is a tranquil and pretty garden venue surrounded by picturesque dairy farm on the South Coast. The property features beautifully manicured English gardens, a luxury European marquee with wooden flooring and adjoining lawn games area where you can have outdoor drinks & canapés or a full sit down reception under the stars.
Wedding packages include all furniture, tableware and lighting for ceremony and reception venue set up. With BYO catering & beverages Figbird Cottage is one of the cheapest garden wedding venues in NSW.
- Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
- Capacity: 50 - 150
- Venue Hire: $6,000
Growwild is an elegant and relaxed 25 acre native wildflower farm filled with beautiful trees, flowers, birds and wildlife. The property was recently taken over by new owners Jane & Lukas who got married here in 2019. They now offer affordable DIY wedding packages that include exclusive use of the entire farm.
At Growwild, paved paths flow seamlessly throughout the property connecting the various gardens with the two reception venues. There's a rustic barn which caters perfectly for micro weddings of up to 50 guests and a larger elegant marquee that overlooks the gardens. Affordable accommodation for the entire guest list next door.
- Location: Mount Annan - South West Sydney, NSW
- Capacity: 200
- Venue Hire: From $450
The Australian Botanical Gardens in Mount Annan is an all-in-one wedding venue in South West Sydney which can be booked exclusively for a garden ceremony, wedding reception or both. The location is renowned for stunning outdoor weddings with a choice of vibrant flower beds, lakeside settings and lush woodlands for your ceremony.
In addition to wedding ceremonies, the gardens are one of the most picturesque locations for wedding photos in South Western Sydney. A reception marquee can be pitched on several lawn areas or sit down functions can be held in the Bowden Centre.
- Location: Saint Albans - Hawkesbury, NSW
- Capacity: 100
- Venue Hire: From $6,000
- Inclusions: Accommodation for 10
St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique wedding venue built in the ruins of an old church. Surrounded by Australian bushland, green paddocks and native Australian flora & fauna, it's the ideal spot for a country garden style wedding and comes with a budget friendly price tag.
For the venue hire fee of $6,000 you get exclusive access to the Guesthouse for up to 4 days with accommodation for 10 people. The ground floor function area seats up to 60 guests or 100 for a cocktail reception and the grounds outside are picture perfect for daytime ceremonies & receptions.
5. Willow Farm
- Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
- Capacity: 130
- Venue Hire: From $12,000
- Inclusions: Accommodation for 10
At Willow Farm, an expansive 160 acres of picturesque countryside is exclusively yours for the weekend. Versatile indoor & outdoor spaces are connected in a seamless layout giving you the freedom to plan a unique garden wedding with dedicated areas for lawn games, lounges, drinks & canapés, a sit down reception and dancing.
Spaces include a rustic entertainment shed, a marquee and lawn games area, a space for outdoor dining and installation of an open air dance floor as well as a yoga barn (and wet weather ceremony venue). Potential ceremony spots include a secluded creek and picturesque dam with jetty.
Venue hire includes a 2 night stay in luxury farmhouse accommodation for 10 guests. (Utilising the shed for your wedding reception is the cheapest option)
- Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
- Capacity: 10 - 110
- Wedding Packages: Venue hire includes food & beverages
- Inclusions: Accommodation for 2
Mali Brae Farm is a family owned & operated wedding venue on a secluded 90 acre farm in the Southern Highlands. There are 6 garden ceremony locations to choose including weeping willows, a gorgeous dam, cottage gardens and unique historic ruins. All spots have picturesque views over the surrounding landscape.
Mali Brae Farm has two reception venues. One is a luxe modern space purpose built for elopements and micro weddings of 10 - 55 guests. The other is a beautifully renovated barn that provides a rustic setting for larger receptions of up to 110 guests.
- Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
- Capacity: 80 seated, 120 cocktail
- Venue hire: From $4,500
Starline Alpacas Resort is an affordable garden style venue, farmstay and working alpaca farm located in the Hunter Valley. The property is surrounded by the spectacular Brokenback ranges and Yengo-Wollemi National Park, and is a stunning spot to stay with 50+ family & friends for the weekend.
Wedding venue hire includes everything you need to set up your ceremony & reception onsite. The resort is a DIY/BYO location so you can book your own preferred caterers and bring your own drinks.
- Location: Woodville - Hunter Valley, NSW
- Capacity: 120
- Venue Hire: $5,500 (Weekend rate)
Albion Farm Gardens is a 100 acre property of which 15 are rambling country gardens. Solely available to hire for wedding ceremonies and photos, the location offers a plethora of outdoor spots to exchange vows. There's also a rustic barn within the gardens hung with elegant chandeliers for wet weather weddings.
There is an arts hall across the road which is often booked in tandem for wedding receptions.
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