Best Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

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The best wedding destinations in the Hunter Valley are beautiful places to get married where your entire wedding day is hosted in the one exclusive location. Whether you're looking for a 5 star wedding location to seat 300+ or a luxury venue for a micro wedding, these 10 amazing wedding destinations cater to momentous occasions of all sizes and budgets.

Our top 10 wedding locations in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales are a mixture of luxury hotels, private estates and beautiful wineries. Their facilities include stunning wedding ceremony sites and picturesque reception venues that among the state's most exclusive wedding destinations.

Without further ado, these are our favourite wedding destinations in the Hunter Valley, NSW.

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Top 10 Wedding Destinations in the Hunter Valley

Greystone Estate is a luxury private estate & destination wedding venueGreystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • 25% mid-week discount

With luxury self-contained accommodation for 32 guests onsite, Greystone Estate is one of the Hunter Valley's premier wedding destinations. Set on 10 acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens, the resort like property provides the ultimate setting for a luxury wedding weekend away celebrating poolside with family & friends.

The estate's exclusive wedding venues include a purpose-built open air pavilion that provides a modern chapel-like space for wedding ceremonies, a brand new all-white function room and communal areas around the Main House that cater for smaller events. 

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Wedding Destination Wollombi St Josephs Guesthouse
St Joseph's Guesthouse

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

Among our favourite wedding venues in the Hunter Valley is the amazing St Joseph's Guesthouse which was built from the ruins of a 160 year church by the fabulously personable owner Steve. He's turned the crumbling sandstone ruins into a grand wedding destination with 5 upstairs bedrooms and an incredibly atmospheric function space on the ground floor.

The peaceful hillside setting overlooks the Hawkesbury Valley not far from Wollombi and is a tranquil and affordable spot for relaxed destination weddings. The impressive facade of the church creates a dramatic backdrop for atmospheric outdoor wedding receptions and hanging above the front sandstone steps is the original church bell which still rings today.

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Destination Wedding Ceremony Venue Hunter Valley
Goosewing Cottage

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

One of the best places to get married with 20 or fewer guests in the Hunter Valley is Goosewing Cottage. This sought after wedding venue specialises in all inclusive elopements with affordable packages starting at $3,295 with a celebrant, photographer and use of the open sided chapel-in-a-paddock.

Goosewing Cottage also offers optional accommodation in two self contained cottages that sleep 12 guests in total. The larger of the two cottages has a swimming pool, outdoor dining setting and space for a reception dinner for 12.

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Hunter Valley Leaves and Fishes Outdoor Wedding
Leaves & Fishes

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 232
  • Capacity: 2-300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

Set within beautiful rainforest and lush tropical gardens, the elegant wedding facilities at Leaves & Fishes offer a unique opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind wedding. From the Tuscan-style sunken garden where marquees, tipis or Sperry Tents can be arranged to the unique wedding hall with its candlelit Roman bath, you're only limited by your imagination at this dazzling fairytale venue.

Venue hire at Leaves & Fishes comes with 4 luxury boathouses and a 2 bedroom villa which are spaced around a flowering Lotus Lake and have floating decks. The villa has a spacious deck large enough for micro weddings or elopements and affordable packages are available for smaller weddings.

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Wedding Destination For Hunter Valley Elopements
Wallaringa Farm

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

Wallaringa Farm is a picturesque wedding destination immersed in the rolling hills of the Hunter Valley's Dungog Shire. The 3 bedroom farm house is perfect for micro weddings and elopements with a maximum guest capacity of 12.

Wedding facilities include a spacious open-plan dining room and adjoining covered deck that is particularly well suited to a sunset champagne and nibbles. There's also a lush lawn that overlooks the surrounding paddocks of Wallaringa Horses that makes a romantic spot for a relaxed picnic.

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Best Wedding Venue Hunter Valley The Lodge
The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or All Inclusive

The Lodge At Mount Rivers is a luxury wedding estate set on 200 acres of lush rural grounds overlooking the Paterson River. The 6 bedroom mountain escape caters for private weddings with 2 - 250 guests and venue hire includes accommodation for up to 16 guests with additional camping permitted.

The architecturally designed pavilion home can be split in to two distinct halves suitable for each party to get ready the morning of the wedding, and has a gorgeous infinity pool looking over rugged bushland.

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Top 10 Wedding Venue Hunter Valley Chateau Elan
Chateau Elan Resort

  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 25 - 170
  • Accommodation: Sleep 200+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Chateau Elan at The Vintage is an award winning wedding destination best known for its gorgeous Carriage House wedding chapel. Amenities for weddings at the resort include a ceremony rotunda, two luxury reception venues, a day spa with hair & makeup facilities and accommodation for all wedding guests in beautiful villas.

Chateau Elan is also home to a Greg Norman designed golf course providing activities for staying guests, along with a swimming pool, restaurant & late night bar. There's a helicopter landing pad and arrivals by horse & cart are also welcome.

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Destination wedding venue Hunter Valley Redleaf Estate
Redleaf Estate

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12 
  • Venue Hire Fee: $24,970 (inc 2 nights)

Redleaf Estate is one of the Hunter Valley's most exclusive wedding destinations and features a private, 6 bedroom homestead on a stunning Italian-style estate. For larger weddings there's a beautiful country marquee or the Tuscan courtyard where outdoor wedding receptions set against the villa's coral walls are often featured in the best wedding magazines.

Venue hire includes exclusive access to the property for 3+ days with accommodation for 12 guests. Mid week hire is significantly discounted. The property also caters well for smaller weddings with 40 - 60 guests in a beautifully furnished, disused restaurant.

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Destination wedding venue Hunter Valley Woodhouse
The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The architecturally designed Woodhouse Wollombi is a striking wedding venue set on a private 100 acre country estate on the outskirts of the Hunter Valley. There's an historic barn stay that sleeps 16 guests onsite and a picturesque lake set within bushland that offers lots of beautiful locations for wedding photos.

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Destination wedding venue Hunter Valley Bimbadgen Estate
Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

  • Location: 790 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp

Bimbadgen Palmers Lane is a 5 star winery wedding venue with multiple ceremony spots and reception spaces to choose from. The most popular reception venue is the restaurant where outdoor celebrations can be set up weather permitting. Bimbaden also has 3 self contained cottages available to hire which sleep 20 guests.

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