Wedding Venues For 20 Guests in NSW

Looking for the perfect small wedding venue for 20 guests in New South Wales? Here are 12 gorgeous wedding venues that provide the perfect intimate setting for micro weddings and elopements with 20 guests or less.

Amongst these beautifully intimate wedding venues are private estates, luxury houses, micro resorts and little country retreats. You'll find specialist elopement venues that offer all inclusive small wedding packages for 20 guests, as well as fully DIY & BYO places that simply charge a venue hire fee and let you arrange your own dream wedding.

From the best 20 person venues in Sydney to intimate country escapes, here are 12 amazing places to get married with 20 guests in New South Wales. 

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Top 12 Small Wedding Venues for 20 Guests

20 Guest Wedding Venue Linnaeus Cottage
Linnaeus Farm Berry

  • Location: 599 Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: DIY/BYO

Linnaeus Farm is a luxury wedding venue for 25 guests in Berry, and features a resort-style swimming pool, petanque court and games barn with an infrared sauna. The 5 bedroom estate is part of the Linnaeus Collection of deconstructed hotels and is within 5 minutes drive of other elegant private estates that can accommodation all wedding guests.

Across the property's 3.5 hectares of manicured gardens are many beautiful spots for wedding ceremonies including a miniature lake house, orchard, olive grove and centuries-old fig trees with beautiful views to Saddleback Mountain. The garden barn is the perfect reception venue for 20 - 30 guests and you can bring your own caterers and BYO drinks.

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Small wedding venue for 20 Goosewing
Goosewing Cottage

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

Goosewing Cottage is an elopement venue that specialises in weddings for 20 guests down to 2. The gorgeous little farm stay features a purpose-built open-air chapel, optional accommodation in two onsite cottages and picturesque paddocks for wedding photos with chooks, cows and amazing sunsets. 

All inclusive wedding packages for 20 guests start at $4,995 and come with an authorised celebrant to officiate your legal wedding ceremony, an award winning photographer and 2 nights accommodation for the couple. Cheaper packages are available if you have fewer than 20 people attending the wedding.

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Wallaringa Farm Homestead
Wallaringa Farm

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

One of the newest and least known wedding venues for intimate nuptials in NSW is Wallaringa Farm in the picturesque hills of Dungog Shire. This architecturally designed farm house caters for wedding ceremonies with a maximum of 12 guests with private dining or cocktail grazing on the sunset balcony.

If you're looking for a quiet and tranquil location to tie the knot with just a handful of guests, the quintessential Australian landscape surrounding this hidden gem is ideal. With Wallaringa horses grazing in nearby paddocks you can say "I do" in complete privacy surrounded by some of the best views in country NSW. 

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20 Guest Wedding Venue at Chapel Hill in the Blue Mountains
Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The balcony at Chapel Hill Retreat is a 20 guest wedding venue that overlooks incredible views of the world heritage Blue Mountains National Park. You can either hire the balcony for your wedding ceremony, reception or both, and the retreat also has other beautiful garden locations for intimate wedding ceremonies including an Oak Tree Avenue and hill top chapel.

Optional accommodation is available for all guests in 6 self contained cottages and the retreat also features a honeymoon suite that doubles as a space for getting ready. Affordable wedding packages for 20 guests start at $2,800 including your choice of ceremony venue. Small wedding packages with a marriage celebrant and wedding night accommodation for the newlyweds start at $4,500.

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Small elopement weddings for 20
Mountain View Farm

  • Location: 11 Mount Dromedary Trail, Tilba Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 14
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Mountain View Farm offers exclusive weddings for 20 guests in its pop up daisy fields that burst into bloom at the start of every Spring. The huge daisy field paddocks are open for a 6 weeks season from mid August until the end of September and each year features a uniquely crafted aisle and altar where up to 25 guests can witness your vows.

The farm is situated on the Sapphire Coast near Tilba Tilba and has picturesque views of the imposing Mount Gulaga. Accommodation is available onsite in a love shack and glamping tents and there are 4 acres of gorgeous country gardens for wedding photos.

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Small wedding spot for 20 guests at Eleven Eighty in the Shoalhaven NSW
Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

The micro wedding barn at Eleven Eighty is one of 4 quirky little event spaces that are perfect for a 20 person wedding on this property. The 3 acre estate also has a rustic courtyard with optional glass marquee, an old school hall with a piano and a refurbished old train carriage perfect for long table dining.

Venue hire at Eleven Eighty includes exclusive use of the entire property for 2 nights with accommodation for up to 15 guests in 2 onsite cottages. Weddings are DIY & BYO and venue hire includes access to a props shed with quality velvet lounges, tables, chairs and styling items to borrow without charge.

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Small wedding place Figbird Cottage
Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Comerong Island Rd, Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

When you enter the romantic grounds of Figbird Cottage you pass through white, ornamental gates, under an 8 metre white rose arbour which is fairy-lit at night and onto spacious lawns that are made intimate by hundreds of rose bushes & camellias. Ornamental garden decor including a pond and rotunda set a beautiful backdrop for small 20 person weddings surrounded by lush dairy paddocks.

Figbird Cottage offer the option of dry venue hire to DIY your own celebrations or affordable all inclusive packages for small weddings and elopements. The gardens also feature a permanent luxury marquee.

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20 person wedding venue at Far Meadow Cottage Berry NSW
Far Meadow Cottage

  • Location: 450b Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: $4,500+

Far Meadow Cottage is part of the Linnaeus Collection of deconstructed hotels in Berry and can be hired for small weddings with up to 30 guests for ceremonies and post ceremony celebrations. Beside the 6 bedroom/4 bathroom cottage is a fully equiped ivy-clad restaurant that can be added to venue hire for small wedding receptions. The restaurant is fully licensed but you'll need to arrange your own caterers.

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St Josephs 20 guest wedding
St Joseph's Guesthouse

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

If you're looking for a small wedding location with a touch of nostalgia about it we highly recommend St Joseph's Guesthouse. This incredible place was rebuilt from the ruins of a 160 year old church by owner Steve who we particularly love for his flexible approach to everything. 

Upstairs has been transformed into 5 spacious bedrooms with open plan dining and lounge areas. On the ground floor is an intimate event space perfect for seating 20 - 30 guests and which opens onto the backyard with beautiful views over the Hawkesbury Valley. Wedding packages are available with or without accommodation but we highly recommend staying for a few days.

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Wedding Location for 20 guests Port Stephens
The Oasis Micro Wedding Resort

  • Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
  • Capacity: 80
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 50
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

If you fancy getting married in your own private rainforest and staying for the weekend with all 20 guests, you will not find a more intimate wedding resort than The Oasis at One Mile Beach. This beautiful private oasis is the newest wedding venue in Port Stephens and comes with accommodation for all guests in 9 self contained cabins.

Wedding facilities include a covered deck that lights up under thousands of fairy lit trees at night, a small function room that also serves as a wet weather ceremony space or yoga barn and lush tropical gardens with timber boardwalks and billabongs perfect for intimate wedding ceremonies.

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Small reception venue for 10 guests in Sydney NSW
Lords Estate

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The private dining room at Lords Estate is hidden behind the property's historic chapel and accessed via a secret entrance to the main refectory. Up to 12 guests can be seated in the heritage room which adjoins a drawing room where ceremonies can be held, a whiskey parlour and private gardens for wedding photos.

For small wedding receptions with 10 - 12 guests you'll need to hire your own private chef which can be arranged through Lords Estate. You may also like to consider hire of the property's heritage chapel which offers an atmospheric setting for intimate nuptials of up to 80 guests and small receptions for up to 30.  

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Micro wedding venue for 20 guests in the Blue Mountains NSW
Dantosa Estate

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

Dantosa Estate is the perfect private property to hire for small weddings with 20 guests staying onsite with you. The 9 acre retreat is nestled within the Blue Mountains world heritage listed national park and is completely immersed in nature with its own pretty lake and lake side ceremony pontoon.

There are two seperate houses that sleep up to 18 guests with the main house featuring a spacious dining room that easily seats 20. Alternatively you're welcome to host a seated reception in the gardens or on the tennis court which can be covered by a marquee.

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