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Looking for a rustic wedding venue in Sydney? Sydney has rustic wedding venues to suit all types of weddings from barns and sheds to farms and country gardens. These ceremony and reception venues provide the ultimate locations for boho, earthy and farm style weddings in Sydney.

From rustic wedding venues in Western Sydney to the city's best exposed-timber reception halls. Here are 21 highly recommended rustic wedding venues in Sydney.

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21 Rustic Wedding Venues In Sydney

St Josephs Guesthouse is a rustic wedding venue in Sydney's outskirts
St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 St Albans Rd, St Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 100
  • Venue Type: Heritage Guesthouse
  • Wedding Packages: Venue hire $5,500 includes 3 nights
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Built in the ruins of a 160 year old church, the historic St Joseph's Guesthouse is one of Sydney's most unique wedding locations when it comes to rustic wedding venues. The 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building is surrounded by peaceful country paddocks and native bushland, and offers an intimate, all-in-one setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Wedding ceremonies are held outside against the Church's rustic brickwork and under the working bell, while receptions of up to 100 can be held outdoors or up to 60 in the ground floor event space.

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Australian Botanic Gardens in South West Sydney offers rustic wedding venues
Australian Botanic Gardens

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Botanical Gardens
  • Wedding Packages: Ceremony only or All inclusive

The Australian Botanical Gardens is a 416 hectare wedding venue in South West Sydney. The site features 6+ manicured lawns for wedding ceremonies including waterfront and woodland locations. Either are an ideal setting for rustic wedding ceremonies.  

The Gardens are available to hire without needing to book one of the reception venues or you can opt for extended hire of the lawns and have a picnic or garden marquee reception. The two indoor reception venues onsite can also be styled to accommodate a rustic wedding palette. 

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The Chapel at Lords Estate is a rustic wedding venue in Western Sydney
Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 80
  • Weddings: Ceremony + receptions
  • Wedding Packages: Ceremony only, 4hrs, reception

Lords Estate is a rustic wedding chapel conveniently located off the M7 in Sydney's western suburbs. It is a privately owned, non-denominational location recently back on the Sydney wedding scene after a 41 year hiatus and has an adjacent barn with plans for refurbishment.

The beautifully restored 140 year-old chapel has a wonderfully intimate atmosphere within its interior, seating up to 80 guests for wedding ceremonies. Small wedding receptions of up to 30 guests are also welcomed inside the chapel with enough space for a break out lounge and dance floor.  

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Athol Hall is a rustic styled barn wedding venue on Sydney Harbour
Athol Hall

  • Location: 2 Athol Wharf Rd, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Barn
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Athol Hall is an expansive, all-in-one wedding venue with its own private beach on Sydney Harbour. The rustic reception hall is a barn-like wedding venue featuring a blank canvas to style as you like. The property's wide open green spaces provide a great location for pre-dinner drinks and canapes with spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

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Ovolo Woolloomooloo offers rustic ceremony & reception venues in Sydney
Ovolo Woolloomooloo

  • Location: 6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
  • Capacity: 300
  • Venue Type: Hotel
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone

Heritage-listed Ovolo Woolloomooloo is a waterfront hotel with views of Sydney Harbour. Located on an historic pier and retaining the charm of its origins, the hotel offers a selection of creative spaces for weddings including rustic reception venues. The industrial-chic Piper Room with its high ceilings and original wooden beams and flooring makes an ideal setting for rustic weddings.

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The Bathers' Pavilion is a luxe rustic wedding venue in Sydney
The Bathers' Pavilion

  • Location: 4 The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Cafe
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Bathers' Pavilion is a beachfront wedding venue with views of Sydney Harbour. The cafe and restaurant offer a modern-rustic reception space with the perfect blank canvas to style to your preference. Situated in a convenient location near ferries on Sydney's north side, The Bathers' Pavilion offers the quintessential harbour city experience for wedding guests.

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Moby Dicks is a waterfront location in Sydney with a rustic reception venue
Moby Dicks

  • Location: 227 Whale Beach Rd, Whale Beach, NSW 2107
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Function Room
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Moby Dicks is one of the most spectacular rustic wedding venues in Sydney. With floor to ceiling glass windows enjoying 180 degree ocean views, this Northern Beaches reception venue is a definite to impress. Polished wooden floors and internal columns provide the ideal blank canvas for a rustic wedding reception. 

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Berry Hill is a brand new country wedding venue on the Hawkesbury River
Berry Hill Farm

  • Location: 1832 River Road, Leets Vale, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 20 - 300
  • Venue Type: Country
  • Wedding Packages: DIY (Onsite coordinator available)
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 74+

Berry Hill Farm is a brand new country wedding venue on 75 acres of riverfront wilderness in the Hawkesbury region of Sydney. Ideal for laid-back country weddings, the location features a scenic sandstone escarpment that creates a sense of relaxed peace. The farm comes with the option of teepee or marquee wedding receptions and there's loads of space to set up a glamping village.

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Australian Bushland Weddings is a forest venue well suited to rustic weddings
Australian Bushland Weddings

  • Location: 256 Webbs Creek Rd, Wisemans Ferry, NSW
  • Capacity: 250
  • Venue Type: Forest
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO
  • Accommodation: Cabins & huts to sleeps 200+ guests

Located at The Outdoor Adventure Company in Sydney, wedding venues at Australian Bushland Weddings include two secluded bush camps with rustic reception sheds. This budget friendly wedding venue hires out the camps for a $77 per person fee that includes basic onsite accommodation. 

Australian Bushland Weddings is an ideal spot for weekend-long weddings immersed in the forest. With cabins to sleep 200+ guests, no neighbours and no curfew, this is the perfect place for a late night genuinely rustic wedding party in the woodlands. 

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Killcare Surf Club has a blank canvas reception venue suited to rustic weddings
Killcare Surf Club

  • Location: 81 Beach Dr, Killcare, NSW 2257
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Function Room
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO

Killcare Surf Club is a rustic wedding venue in a beachfront location with a large balcony overlooking the ocean. Have your wedding ceremony directly in front of the venue on the sand. One of the few BYO & DIY wedding locations in Sydney with a commercial grade kitchen onsite. Style your own rustic wedding reception with floral or leafy ceiling installations and table settings.

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The Freedom Hub is a white walled luxe-rustic barn style venue in Sydney
The Freedom Hub

  • Location: 283 Young St, Waterloo, NSW 2017
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Warehouse
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive or DIY & BYO

The Freedom Hub is a large urban warehouse and ethical wedding venue supporting people who have experienced modern day slavery or human trafficking. The Freedom Hub provides a list of preferred ethical suppliers that you can choose from or you can bring in your own preferred suppliers.

The white walls, wooden bar, exposed bricks and open ceiling of this industrial style space provide the ideal canvas for a rustic wedding theme. Think country meets urban with a raw wood arbor, rich greenery and deep floral tones.

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Hazelhurst Cafe is an earthy and rustic wedding venue in South Sydney
Hazelhurst Cafe

  • Location: 782 Kingsway, Gymea, NSW 2227
  • Capacity: 10+
  • Venue Type: Cafe + bush
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Hazelhurst Cafe is a boutique wedding venue with laid back, rockstar vibes set within the grounds of the Hazelhurst Arts Centre in Southern Sydney. Ideal for small rustic weddings with an art gallery feel. Ceremonies are held in adjoining bushland and the gardens and venue are available for your exclusive use when booked for weddings.

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The Grounds of Alexandria is a garden wedding venue with rustic vibes in Sydney
The Grounds of Alexandria

  • Location: 2 Huntley St, Alexandria, NSW 2015
  • Capacity: 6 - 400
  • Venue Type: Function Rooms & Gardens
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Grounds of Alexandria is a versatile urban location with multiple rustic wedding venues in one of Sydney's busiest inner-city suburbs. Reception venues include the grand Lindseed House, The Atrium and Garden for mid sized weddings and The Lock-Up or Patio for elopements and micro weddings.

With a riot of potted plants and vine covered crumbling brick wall, The Grounds of Alexandria requires very little styling to achieve a rustic wedding look.

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In North West Sydney, Springfield House offers a rustic garden wedding location
Springfield House

  • Location: 245 New Line Rd, Dural, NSW 2158
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Function Centre
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Springfield House is a classic wedding venue with 5 acres of gardens and bush that provides an ideal all-in-one location for country weddings in Sydney. This private location is regularly booked by couples seeking a rustic wedding venue, and is also a favourite for cultural celebrations such as Indian and Chinese weddings. 

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Three Williams Cafe is a moody rustic themed wedding venue in the Sydney CBD
Three Williams Cafe

  • Location: 613A Elizabeth St, Redfern, NSW 2016
  • Capacity: 120
  • Venue Type: Cafe
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Three Williams is an urban warehouse style wedding venue, rustic in charm and atmosphere. Budget-friendly and suitable for small weddings, this Sydney venue is an easy choice with its all inclusive wedding packages and central location. 

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Kittyhawk Sydney is a wedding venue in the Sydney CBD with earthy brick walls
Kittyhawk Sydney

  • Location: 16 Phillip Ln, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 175
  • Venue Type: Restaurant + bar
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

With exposed brick walls and rich leather decor, this unique French restaurant and cocktail bar in the centre of Sydney's CBD district is the ideal rustic wedding location. The venue is themed around the liberation of Paris in 1944 and has a wonderful vintage charm. Suitable for small weddings and elopements + larger weddings.

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The University of Sydney offers rustic reception venues on campus
University of Sydney

  • Location: Camperdown NSW 2006
  • Capacity: 500
  • Venue Type: Heritage halls + Courtyards
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Within the beautiful grounds of Sydney University are a choice of heritage wedding venues filled with character and rustic charm. From the grand Refectory seating up to 500 to the Chancellor's Room for micro weddings and elopements. Easy spaces to style in a rustic wedding theme with very little investment.

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William Inglis Hotel is a rustic stables and barn wedding venue in Sydney
William Inglis Hotel Sydney

  • Location: 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm NSW 2170
  • Capacity: 700
  • Venue Type: Farm Stables & Sheds
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 300+

The barn-like stables and gardens at Warwick Farm provide the ideal venues for rustic weddings. With venues for large weddings with hundreds of guests, this Hotel is also regularly utilised for cultural weddings including Indian, Chinese and Lebanese. A budget friendly wedding location with hotel accommodation for 300+ guests.

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Sydney Observatory offers an historic and rustic location for weddings in Sydney
Sydney Observatory

  • Location: 1003 Upper Fort St, Millers Point NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Heritage
  • Wedding Packages: Enquire

On the cobblestone pavers at Observatory Hill, a marquee is erected every spring for spring and summer weddings at the Sydney Observatory. Located in the city centre, wedding receptions here enjoy stunning premium views of Sydney Harbour. The historic surrounds are a perfect backdrop for rustic weddings.

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Rustic Weddings Sydney is a barn wedding venue on the outskirts of Sydney
Rustic Weddings Sydney

  • Location: 563 Freemans Reach Rd, Freemans Reach NSW 2756
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Barn & Farm
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO 

Rustic Weddings Sydney is located at The Australiana Pioneer Village and offers several affordable ceremony and reception venues suited to rustic chic, vintage, country or boho styled weddings. There is a large shearing shed that retains its original rustic vibe as well as a smaller wedding barn.

Wedding packages include the option to dry hire wedding venues and the ability to DIY & BYO catering & drinks. 

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Burnham Grove is a luxe garden venue in Western Sydney ideal for rustic weddings
Burnham Grove Estate

  • Location: 332 Cawdor Rd, Cawdor NSW 2570
  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Gardens
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $125/pp
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6

Burnham Grove is a luxe-rustic wedding estate that offers an all-in-one location for garden weddings in South West Sydney. Intimate garden areas are surrounded by relaxed countryside providing an ideal backdrop for rustic wedding ceremonies. An outdoor garden marquee with croquet lawn sets the scene for a country wedding reception.  

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Rustic Wedding Venues Near Sydney

Willow Farm is a country wedding venue with a rustic reception barn
Willow Farm

  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venues: Barn, outdoors, marquee
  • Location: Berry, NSW

Willow Farm is a 160 acre all-in-one wedding venue with a rustic reception shed onsite. The working cattle farm is a relaxing place to get married with open fields of lush green grass as far as you can look, and peaceful waterfront locations for wedding ceremonies at a creek and dam.

The entertainment shed makes a perfect rustic reception venue and has an adjoining outdoor space that can be utilised in conjunction creating seperate areas for dinner and dancing. Wedding packages include the option for DIY & BYO or you can request all-inclusive catering. The farmhouse accommodates 10 onsite for the weekend. 

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Figbird Cottage is an elegant garden location suitable for rustic weddings
Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Venues: Farm gardens, marquee
  • Location: Terara, NSW

If you're looking for more of a luxe rustic wedding venue, Figbird Cottage ticks the box. Surrounded by picturesque dairy farm paddocks and English rose gardens, the quality European marquee at Figbird Cottage sets the scene for a laid back, country wedding.

Extremely affordable wedding packages include exclusive hire of the entire property for 3 days/2 nights with accommodation for 8 guests in the 2 farm cottages onsite. Figbird Cottage is one of best budget venues for rustic weddings within 2 hours of Sydney.

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Rustic barn reception venue at Mali Brae Farm
The Barn at Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 10 - 55 & 60 - 110
  • Wedding Venues: 
  • Location: Moss Vale, NSW

Mali Brae Farm is a private 90 acre farm less than 2 hours from Sydney. The property features 6 stunning ceremony venues including historic ruins, weeping willows, waterfront gardens and a fully enclosed rustic pavilion.

Two rustic reception venues include The Barn pictured above and a luxe new space that was purpose built in 2021 for elopements & micro weddings. The new Augustine's Room features tin walls, polished wooden floors, a curved bar and floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the farm. 

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Growwild Wildflower Farm is a rustic wedding venue 1hr from Sydney CBD
Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Venues: Barn, gardens, marquee
  • Location: Alpine, NSW

Growwild Wildflower Farm is a budget friendly wedding venue with stunning native gardens that supply the Sydney Flower Markets. A registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust, the 25 picturesque acres are bursting with birds, wildlife and gorgeous wedding ceremony locations.

There's a rustic wedding barn onsite that caters for smaller weddings of up to 50 guests and a permanent marquee overlooks the grounds and stunning garden paths. Wedding packages at Growwild are among the most affordable near Sydney. 

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