Illawarra's Best Farm Wedding Venues

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Looking for a farm wedding venue in the Illawarra? An hour south of Sydney and near the main NSW centre of Wollongong is the Illawarra farming region. This fertile farming landscape is renowned for its sandstone escarpments and cliff top views over the ocean and is endowed with some amazing farms, country estates and rustic wedding venues.

The picturesque Illawarra does farm weddings well with a combination of ceremony only, reception only and all-in-one farm wedding venues. Most wedding farms surrounding Wollongong offer accommodation onsite and are all reasonably priced.

These are the 9 most recommended farm wedding venues in the Illawarra.

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Top 9 Farm Wedding Venues - Illawarra

Ravensthorpe Farm Wedding Venue Illawarra
1. Ravensthorpe Country Estate

  • Location: Albion Park, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ravensthorpe Country Estate is a luxury homestead wedding venue surrounded by picturesque farmland. The elegant property centres around the Georgian style manor and has a light-filled conservatory and paved garden marquee. A private courtyard adjoins these spaces and provides a romantic setting for outdoor weddings under festoon lights and the country stars.

All inclusive wedding packages provide accommodation for 14 guests overnight and include your wedding ceremony, photos onsite, reception with drinks package, late night supper and a recovery brunch the next day. There are a choice of preferred caterers from which you select your menu.

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2. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

A short drive south of the Illawarra is The Woods Farm - an incredible 3 day wedding destination where all your family and friends stay onsite with you. Set across 40 private acres, the farmstay offers a resort-like setting with a unique glamping village and self contained cottages plus two amazing wedding venues

For your wedding ceremony, there's a gorgeous open-air bush chapel that has a fairytale 120 metre jasmine covered archway as your aisle to the altar. The rustic reception venue is a purpose built shed with huge sliding doors that open to a relaxed festoon-lit lawn area with an outdoor bar and lounge seating.

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Willow Farm wedding venue illawarra
3. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Just 20 minutes from Kiama, Willow Farm offers a private & relaxed country location for weddings on 160 acres of picturesque farmland. Facilities include a rustic reception barn, marquee site, yoga barn that doubles as a wet weather ceremony space and beautiful lawns with views over the surrounding countryside where outdoor receptions can be held.

Willow Farm is a DIY wedding venue where you can BYO your choice of catering & drinks. Owner Keri is an experienced event manager and is very happy to assist with your wedding planning, including offering a more 'all inclusive' option if you wish. 

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Growwild Illawarra Farm wedding venue
4. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 145
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Growwild is the prettiest farm wedding venue in the state. It is a 25 acre wildflower farm that provides fresh cut blooms to the Sydney Flower Markets. The tranquil property is surrounded by National Park and is a registered wildlife sanctuary that has the occasional koalas spectating weddings from the trees. 

There are two reception areas on the grounds including an elegant garden marquee with a festoon-lit paved courtyard and a rustic reception barn for seated weddings of up to 50 guests. The barn wedding venue has its own courtyard area which offers a beautiful location for outdoor dining under the stars.

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5. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
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Figbird Cottage is a budget friendly farm venue with picturesque English gardens and the largest European marquee in the Shoalhaven/Illawarra region. There's plenty of open space for lawn games and outdoor wedding receptions and the venue has festoon lighting and all required furniture available onsite.

Affordable 3 day/2 night rates include use of 2 farm cottages that sleep 8 guests and you can bring all your own wedding suppliers including food trucks & drinks carts. Although Figbird is a DIY venue, Lisa the owner is a wealth of local knowledge & can provide as much or as little assistance as required to plan your farm wedding.

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Outdoor wedding venue illawarra Seacliff

6. Seacliff House

  • Capacity: 180
  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW

Seacliff House is modern barn wedding venue located on lush farmland. With floor to ceiling glass windows, the barn is a light filled space with views across rolling green pastures to the ocean. A recently built 5 bedroom luxury farmhouse adds to the accommodation available on the farm for 24+ guests. 

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Rustic Wedding Venue South Coast
7. Crooked River Wines

  • Capacity: 100 - 200
  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW

Crooked River Wines is a rustic winery surrounded by farm land and spectacular countryside views to the mountains and ocean. Wedding ceremonies are held under a shady tree on a hilltop overlooking sprawling paddocks and the reception venues offers a true blank canvas to style in your own wedding theme.

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Rustic Wedding Venue Yallah NSW
8. The Woolshed

  • Capacity: 150 - 350
  • Location: Yallah, NSW

The Woolshed is a renovated shearing shed that has rustic wooden floors, exposed beams and a relaxed country vibe for farm style wedding receptions. All inclusive reception packages are provided by Fine Spun Catering. Conveniently located 20 minutes south of Wollongong, The Woolshed offers a unique rural location for farm weddings. 

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Rustic Wedding Venue Horsley Homestead
9. Horsley Homestead

  • Capacity: 500
  • Location: Horsley Park, NSW

Horsley Homestead is a farm ceremony venue with stunning mountain vistas. The Homestead is surrounded by lush green farm paddocks with free-roaming cows, heritage-listed cottages and stables. If you're looking for a quiet and private location for a farm wedding + photos, Horsley Homestead is an ideal spot. No receptions are held on the property.

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