Outdoor Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley
Looking for an outdoor wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, NSW? Outdoor weddings are popular in the Hunter Valley due to the region's balmy climate and picturesque landscape. Hence, the Hunter Valley has one of the largest choices of outdoor and garden wedding venues in New South Wales.
Outdoor ceremony and reception venues in the Hunter Valley set a relaxed scene with stunning views across the region's many vineyards. Wineries, resorts and self-contained estates provide a range of garden wedding packages from DIY to all inclusive with most incorporating reception set up and catering.
Outdoor wedding venues are particularly popular at off-the-beaten-track locations away from the Hunter Valley's busiest regions. Wollombi offers secluded gardens and outdoor reception venues with romantic festoon lighting and dancing under the stars. Long table receptions are a winner here too, underneath the trees in a poplar forest.
Outdoor weddings are fun, relaxed and make for unique and memorable celebrations. From garden areas at private estates and farms to alfresco rooms at hotels and resorts, here are the best outdoor wedding venues in the Hunter Valley, NSW.
Top 10 Outdoor Venues for Hunter Valley Weddings
- Address: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
- Capacity: 10 - 100
- Accommodation: Sleeps 10
- Venue Hire Fee: $3,500 - $7,500
Outdoor weddings in the Hunter Valley rarely come with such a unique and atmospheric backdrop. This incredible guesthouse was built from the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church and offers an amazing setting for affordable backyard weddings.
There are 5 luxury bedrooms in the upper 2 levels and a function area of the ground floor that offers a wet weather option for both ceremonies and receptions. You can BYO caterers, food trucks, mobile bars etc and there's a circular concrete tank in the backyard where bands can set up.
- Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
- Capacity: 2 - 300
- Accommodation: Sleeps 12
- Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
Leaves and Fishes is a beautiful outdoor venue that specialises in tropical garden weddings in the Hunter Valley. Set on 20 private acres and surrounded by lush rainforest, the grounds offer a number of open-air sites for outdoor wedding receptions and ceremonies. They include a Tuscan-style sunken garden, a luxe marquee area and several decks and verandahs.
This 3-day wedding destination has on-site accommodation for up to 12 guests in 5 luxury boathouses that each have a deck over a flowering Lotus Lake. The largest boathouse is a two-bedroom villa perfect for pre-wedding preparations and which caters perfectly for micro wedding receptions on the over-water deck.
- Capacity: 32 - 110
- Wedding Venue: Private estate
- Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
Greystone Estate is a luxury self-contained property set on 10 park-like acres in the centre of Pokolbin. Beautifully manicured lawns and gardens provide stunning locations for outdoor ceremonies and there's also an open air pavilion for chapel style weddings.
The main house has a deep terrace with outdoor dining tables that enjoy views across the property to the dam. This outside area can also be utilised for cocktail weddings. With luxury accommodation for 32 guests in 4 seperate dwellings and a pool onsite, Greystone Estate is the perfect spot for a luxury weekend away celebrating in the great outdoors with family & friends.
- Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
- Capacity: 20
- Accommodation: Sleeps 12
- Elopement packages: $3,295+
Goosewing Cottage is one of the Hunter Valley's best outdoor venues for small weddings and elopements. The farm stay caters to a max of 20 guests (plus children) and offers affordable all inclusive packages from $3,295 with venue hire, an amazing photographer and a choice of awesome wedding celebrants.
Goosewing has two onsite cottages that offer optional accommodation for up to 12 guests. The larger of the two cottages has a covered outdoor dining area where those who are staying onsite are welcome to have a private reception dinner.
Location: 2480 Wollombi Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
Venue Info: 6 bedroom luxury homestead with plenty of outdoor wedding areas including the tuscan style courtyard, stunning gardens and expansive grounds. Fully DIY & BYO wedding venue well suited to marquee or teepee weddings and available for exclusive hire all weekend. One of the best outdoor wedding venues in the Hunter Valley.
Location: Wallalong - Hunter Valley, NSW
Venue Info: The majestic Indian Tent opens up to provide a luxury covered wedding venue in the great outdoors. Wedding ceremonies are held outside under a 200 year old fig tree with complete privacy on an elevated site with country views. Accommodation for 19 includes a bridal suite in the 1830's stables.
- Capacity: 30
- Location: Wollombi - Hunter Valley, NSW
- Info: Secluded, eco friendly alpaca farm with plenty of outdoor wedding locations. Hire a row of teepees or create your own marquee styled wedding at this fully DIY wedding venue. Unique accommodation for 2 in a 1950's converted train carriage.
Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
Venue Info: A popular venue for outdoor wedding receptions with restaurant or marquee options in the case of wet weather. 3 self contained cottages sleep 20 guests onsite. Choose from multiple outside ceremony locations from high on the hill with stunning views, down by the pontoon or between the lush vines.
Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
Venue Info: All-in-one pet friendly wedding venue with luxury house & seperate homestead available for multi-day stays for up to 24 guests. Outdoor reception venues include the weatherproof hay shed which enjoys extensive regional views over pristine Hunter Valley countryside.
Location: Bolwarra - Hunter Valley, NSW
Venue Info: Private venue for small outdoor weddings and elopements. A giant Morton Bay Fig provides a stunning garden location for outdoor wedding ceremonies and the venue caters for open-air wedding receptions & dancing under the stars. Accommodation for 6 onsite.
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