Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

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Looking for a wedding venue in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales? Surrounded by a lush landscape of beautiful vineyards, green rolling hills and stunning mountain ranges, Hunter Valley wedding venues are among the most picturesque wedding destinations in Australia. And there are loads of amazing spots to say "I do".

The most popular places to get married in the Hunter Valley are wedding venues with accommodation onsite. These beautiful wedding locations provide your ceremony, photos and reception all in the one place, and often offer facilities for pre & post wedding events.

Hunter Valley wedding venues include a huge variety of unique places to tie the knot. Amazing ceremony locations include world-class gardens, gorgeous wedding chapels and award-winning winery venues. Dreamy reception venues range from chefs hatted restaurants to barns, sheds, churches, private properties and enchanting spaces in outdoor settings.

Just 2 hours from Sydney and 1 hour to Newcastle Airport, these gorgeous Hunter Valley wedding locations offer convenient accessibility, world-class facilities and wedding packages in all price brackets. Among the state's best wedding destinations, here are 65 amazing wedding venues in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. 

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65 Best Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Hunter Valley Wedding Destination Mount Rivers
1. The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Lodge at Mount Rivers is an exclusive wedding destination nestled on 200 acres just 45 minutes from Pokolbin in the upper Hunter Valley's lush green hills. Newly available to hire for weddings, this luxury mountain escape comes with a 6 bedroom & 4 bathroom house that overlooks the Peterson River and beautiful surrounding landscape.

Whether you celebrate under the stars, hire a marquee or host an intimate wedding on the deck, The Lodge is a complete blank canvas to create your dream country wedding. Invite guests to bring their horses, bikes, kayaks and fishing gear for a one-of-a-kind wedding adventure in paradise. Camping permitted.

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Greystone Estate's wedding ceremony venue in the Hunter Valley
2. Greystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Venue Hire Cost: $18,400 inc 2 nights
  • 25% mid-week discount

The luxurious Greystone Estate is one of the Hunter Valley's best wedding destinations. This unique, Hamptons-inspired private property boasts 5 star accommodation for up to 32 guests and is the perfect location for a luxury destination wedding with family & friends staying onsite with you.

The estate features 10 resort-like acres of manicured lawns and gardens, an open air pavilion for wedding ceremonies and a modern, all-white stand-alone reception venue. The Main House is open plan with gathering areas for smaller wedding receptions. These indoor + outdoor spaces enjoy scenic views across the property, spectacular sunsets and are ideal for pre & post wedding get togethers.

Wedding packages at Greystone Estate start at $13,800 for mid-week hire of all accommodation plus a per head wedding package arranged by the 5 star onsite concierge. The typical spend is $400+ per person in addition to accommodation. Facilities include a swimming pool with adjoining BBQ area, games room and private butlers pantry. 

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Goosewing Cottage Hunter Valley Wedding
3. Goosewing Cottage

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

Goosewing Cottage is a micro wedding and elopement venue surrounded by neighbouring Hunter Valley farms, lush pastures and native Australian wildlife. The private and intimate location specialises in weddings with 2 - 20 guests and is available to hire Monday - Thursday.  Optional accommodation is available in a cottage + homestead (sleeps 4 & 8 guests respectively).

All inclusive wedding packages at Goosewing Cottage start at $3,295 for a 2 person elopement with a choice of the region's favourite marriage celebrants including a personalised ceremony & all legals. You get the services of an award winning photographer along with all high resolution images of your day and witnesses are provided if required. 

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St Josephs Guesthouse wedding church with an outdoor reception venue set up
4. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Address: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Venue Hire Fee: $3,500 - $7,500

Affordable Hunter Valley wedding venues don't come more unique than St Joseph's Guesthouse. Built in the ruins of a 160 year old church, this non-denominational wedding destination features 5 luxury bedrooms in the upper 2 levels and a function area that seats 60 on the ground floor. 

The venue hire fee includes exclusive use of the property, accommodation for 10 guests, access to the outdoor plunge pool, and freedom to choose wedding vendors to suit your budget. Ceremonies can be held on the sandstone steps under the original church bell which still works today. Reception venues include the ground floor function area or outdoor lawns which enjoy stunning bush views, utter seclusion and perfect peace.

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Leaves & Fishes is a top wedding destination in Lovedale, New South Wales
5. Leaves & Fishes

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

Situated on 20 private acres with boat shed accommodation surrounding a central Lotus Lake, Leaves & Fishes is one of the top wedding destinations in New South Wales. Enchanting ceremony and reception spaces include a Tuscan-style sunken garden, a tropical outdoor oasis, ornamental pear tree, banquet hall with a candlelit roman bath and a lush greenery deck.

Venue hire includes a 3 day bespoke wedding experience with onsite accommodation for 12 guests. All inclusive elopement & micro wedding packages are available for 2 - 20 guests and come with flexibility to choose your preferred marriage celebrant and photographer.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Wallaringa Farm
6. Wallaringa Farm

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

Immersed in the rolling hills of Dungog Shire with picturesque views over quintessential Australian countryside, Wallaringa Farm offers a quiet & private setting for the most intimate of Hunter Valley weddings. Catering for nuptials with a maximum of 12 guests and sleeping up to 8 in 3 luxury bedrooms, this beautiful farm stay offers the ultimate location for micro weddings & elopements celebrated over 2 nights or more.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Gardens with Bride & Groom taking wedding photos
7. Hunter Valley Gardens

  • Location: 2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: $139+/pp

Hunter Valley Gardens is one of the most popular wedding venues in the Hunter region, offering ten internationally themed garden backdrops for wedding ceremonies and photos. Two of the most beautiful places to get married include at the top of, or at the bottom of a 10 metre flowing waterfall. There's also a non-denominational chapel for your wet weather option.

Wedding packages start at $1,400 for ceremony venue hire without a reception onsite. You can also book the gardens for photos only or host your entire wedding onsite with a reception in the Garden Terrace or a marquee with average packages ranging from $140 - $180 per person.

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Wedding venue with accommodation in the Hunter Valley
8. Thistle Hill Wedding Venue

  • Location: 591 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 75
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 48
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Thistle Hill Wedding Venue & Accommodation offers an all-in-one destination for beautiful Hunter Valley weddings. The vineyard has spacious lawn and courtyard event spaces, a lake front ceremony site, an intimate reception pavilion with an adjoining verandah and deck, and a poolside entertaining area that all cater for functions with 25 - 75 guests.

The guesthouse is also a popular spot for wedding accommodation and welcomes pre & post wedding events onsite. The 20 acre property has 8 boutique hotel style suites, a 2 bedroom cosy cottage and a 5 bedroom luxury villa. Pet friendly.

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The Convent is a Hunter Valley wedding venue featuring restaurant Circa 1876
9. The Convent Hunter Valley

  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 40 - 170
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: $250+/pp

The Convent Hunter Valley is a luxury wedding destination and iconic estate in the heart of Pokolbin. The beautiful grounds offer an idyllic backdrop for all-in-one weddings with a range of ceremony locations including the renowned courtyard fountain made famous by appearances in several reality tv shows.

Foodies will love the paddock-to-plate restaurant and reception venue, Circa 1876, which is located in an historic cottage a short walk down the estate's beautiful driveway. The boutique hotel offers a range of accommodation with seperate quarters for getting ready including a spacious and light-filled bridal suite that overlooks the drive. 

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Lovedale Chapel with a Hunter Wedding in progress
10. Lovedale Wedding Chapel

Location: 842 Lovedale Rd, Allandale, NSW 2320
Capacity: 180
Accommodation: Sleeps 6
Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Lovedale Chapel is a private ceremony and reception venue set on 27 acres in the heart of award-winning New South Wales wine country. The estate is a very popular Hunter Valley wedding venue with the chapel often booked out years in advance.

Lovedale Chapel welcomes both civil and religious ceremonies and is adjoined by a modern & light-filled wedding hall that has a large deck for drinks and canapés overlooking the chapel, vineyard and surrounding paddocks. Three cedar cottages provide accommodation for 6 on the property making the chapel estate a convenient all-in-one wedding location.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Chateau
11. Chateau Elan Hunter Valley

  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 25 - 170
  • Accommodation: Sleep 200+
  • Wedding Packages: $165+/pp
  • Intimate packages from 25 guests available

Chateau Elan is a beautiful Hunter Valley wedding resort with all amenities for getting ready, ceremony, photos and two dedicated reception venues all in the one place. The resort also features a Greg Norman designed golf course, the largest day spa in the southern hemisphere, a swimming pool, restaurant and late night bar.

For wedding ceremonies there's The Carriage House sandstone chapel and an elegant Summerhouse Rotunda secluded from the resort's main area by expansive manicured lawns. All inclusive wedding packages at Chateau Elan start at $165 per person. Intimate weddings are priced at $245 per person for 25+ guests and include complimentary accommodation & breakfast for the newlyweds. 

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Tocal Homestead Hunter Valley Wedding Venue
12. Tocal Homestead

  • Location: 957 Tocal Road, Paterson, NSW 2421
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Off Peak Weekend discounts: Jan & Feb + Jun - Aug

Tocal Homestead is a heritage-listed, country wedding venue in the Dungog Shire region of the Hunter basin. The homestead and surrounding old buildings and barns set a picturesque scene for relaxed, rural weddings where your entire day and night can be held in one location. 

Wedding ceremonies and pre-dinner garden parties are held in the homestead’s gardens, before everyone walks to the elegantly refurbished 100 year old heritage hay shed for evening festivities. All inclusive wedding packages take care of set up, pack up, catering, drinks and planning, and overnight accommodation for 8 is available within the homestead's four suites.

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Wedding at Harrigans Irish Pub & Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley
13. Harrigan's Hunter Valley

  • Location: 2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30+
  • Wedding Packages: $89+/pp
  • Minimum: 60 guests

Harrigan's is the premier Irish pub and local pre & post event hangout spot for Hunter Valley weddings. It's also a wonderfully laid back reception venue located right next to the Hunter Valley gardens. Offering ceremonies amongst the vines, photos next door and The Deck for your wedding reception, Harrigan's can either host your entire Hunter wedding or simply your reception.

The Deck has its own private bar and caters for weddings of up to 120 guests with views over surrounding vineyards and the Brokenback Ranges. Wedding packages start at $89 for a mid week cocktail reception and range up to $149 per person. 4 star accommodation 

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Peterson House Hunter Valley Wedding
14. Peterson House Marquee Weddings

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 200
  • Wedding packages: $179+/pp
  • Venue Hire Discounts: Mid-week, winter & January

Peterson House is one of the most popular Hunter Valley wedding venues with a chapel for ceremonies and 3 reception venues within the vineyard. This permanent marquee is the newest reception room and features a polished timber floor, luxe chandeliers and sides that open to an adjoining courtyard with views across surrounding vines. 

Wedding packages at Peterson House start at $159 per person for mid-week receptions, $179/pp for weekend receptions and $200/pp including a ceremony in the wedding chapel. With a beautiful outlook over grape vines, Peterson House is one of the best winery wedding venues in New South Wales.

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Ben Ean Reception Venue
15. Ben Ean Winery

  • Location: 119 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 100 - 500
  • Wedding packages: $165+/pp

Formerly Lindeman's Estate, Ben Ean Winery is one of the Hunter Valley's most scenic wedding venues. The 200 acre vineyard offers 3 seperate ceremony sites including a heritage-listed courtyard, fig tree setting and garden terrace lawn.

The garden terrace is an ideal spot for pre-dinner drinks & garden games with views over the surrounding vineyards and Brokenback mountain range. Reception venue options include the garden terrace for outdoor weddings or seated indoor weddings for up to 150 guests in the Laraghy Room or 500 in the covered courtyard.

Wedding packages at Ben Ean Winery start at $165 per person for canapés/grazing table catering up to $200/pp for 3 course shared platters. These prices include a 5.5 hour drinks package. Add $1,500 - $2,000 for ceremonies.

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White Barn Hunter Valley Wedding
16. White Barn Pokolbin

  • Location: 290 Old N Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 70 - 150
  • Wedding packages: $175+/pp
  • Venue Hire Discounts: Mid-week

White Barn Pokolbin is a beautiful wedding venue with a Hamptons-style country barn that features 8m cathedral ceilings and a soft & modern blank canvas colour palette. The purpose built reception venue has a spacious 500sqm floor area and is surrounded by 30 acres of manicured grounds & vineyards with views of the Brokenback Ranges as your ceremony backdrop.

Wedding packages at White Barn Pokolbin start at $155 per person for mid-week weddings with a minimum of 70 guests. Weekend weddings require a 90 person minimum and start at $175/pp for cocktail receptions and $200/pp for a 3 course sit down menu.

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Bimbadgen Palmers Lane Reception Venue
17. Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

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

Bimbadgen offers two Hunter Valley wedding venues at Palmers Lane and McDonalds Road. Palmers Lane is a purpose built reception venue with rustic charm and the option of seated outdoor dining. McDonalds Road winery features Esca Restaurant which is perfect for a more understated wedding reception.

Both wedding venues offer panoramic regional views over surrounding vineyards and mountain ranges. Choose from multiple ceremony locations from high on the hill with stunning views, down by the pontoon or between the lush vines. All inclusive wedding reception packages at Bimbadgen Palmers Lane start at $155 per person in off peak winter months and select dates in December & January.

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Hunters Quarter Valley Wedding
18. Hunters Quarter Restaurant

  • Location: 576 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120 - 160
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Wedding packages: $160+/pp

Hunters Quarter is one of the Hunter Valley's top restaurant wedding venues and has a private terrace overlooking the Cockfighters Ghost vineyard. When you book your wedding reception (and ceremony) here, you get owner Brian Duncan (from Michelin star restaurants) as your personal chef to create your own bespoke menu. 

The property features a 3 bedroom federation style cottage within walking distance of the reception venue and with views over the vines. Hunters Quarter offers all inclusive wedding packages from $160 per person including a 2 course menu and 4hr drinks package. Wedding ceremonies are priced from $950.

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Mystwood Hunter Valley Wedding
19. Mystwood Weddings

  • Location: 117 Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accomodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: $9,995+

Nestled amongst 140 acres of lush green hills and native bushland, Mystwood is a rustic and elegant wedding venue in the beautiful Hunter Valley region of Wollombi. Managed by wedding planners, venue hire comes with flexible DIY and all-inclusive wedding packages for elopements, micro weddings and receptions of up to 110 seated guests.

Ideally set up for indoor/outdoor weddings, Mystwood features a ceremony site with steel arbor located under a natural rock escarpment. The permanent luxury marquee opens onto a paved courtyard and outdoor dance floor made all the more romantic with a fairy-lit canopy. 

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Spicers Vineyards Estate Small Wedding Venues
20. Spicers Vineyards Estate

  • Location: 555 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80
  • Accommodation: 12 rooms + house ($399 - $1,599 per night)
  • Wedding Packages: $220+/pp

Spicers Vineyards Estate is one of wine country's most romantic wedding venues. The luxury retreat is secluded at the top of Hermitage Road, the main artery in Hunter Valley wine country. The property's secluded ceremony & reception venues feature views across the private 4 acre vineyard and brokenback mountain range. 

Restaurant Botanica caters perfectly to intimate wedding receptions and features a large covered verandah surrounded by spacious grounds with grand old gum trees under which you can say "I do".

Wedding packages at Spicers Vineyards Estate start at $220 per person including exclusive use of the property, ceremony, 3 course reception and a 5 hour beverage package. Signature menus from $260/pp. There is a minimum spend of $20,000 - $30,000 weekdays to weekends respectively, including food & beverage and accommodation.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Grounds
21. Wedding Grounds

  • Location: Wollombi Road, Laguna, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Venue Hire Cost: $5,000+

Wedding Grounds is a planning business that has several secluded Hunter Valley wedding venues on its books, including this eco friendly alpaca farm. You can hire a row of teepees or create your own marquee styled wedding at this fully DIY wedding venue surrounded in lush green paddocks and cute furry alpacas.

The properties at Wedding Grounds are located in beautiful country New South Wales and feature unique ceremony and reception spaces as well as romantic accommodation including in a 1950's converted train carriage.

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Margan Winery Hunter Valley Weddings
22. Margan Winery

  • Location: 1238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke, NSW 2230
  • Capacity: 50 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: $195+/pp

One of the best vineyard wedding venues with beautiful views to the Brokenback Mountain Ranges is Margan Winery. This eco-friendly ceremony & reception venue centres around a rammed earth building and features stunning gardens, a barrel room, outdoor terrace and a hatted restaurant that seats 50 and serves menus from the one-hectare kitchen garden and orchard.

Margan Winery can be hired for your exclusive use and is a pet friendly wedding venue. Packages start at $195 per person including an onsite ceremony, reception, food & beverages.

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Moravia Park Wedding Hunter Valley
23. Moravia Park

  • Location: 423 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 
  • Venue Hire Fee: $5,500 - $10,900

Moravia Park is a blank canvas wedding venue that you can hire for 3 days/2 nights to decorate, style and design your wedding however you like. The budget friendly wedding destination provides plenty of ceremony spots to choose from and a rustic barn as your reception venue. 

A spacious bridal suite is perfect for getting ready in addition to wedding night accommodation. Wedding packages at Moravia Park start at $5,500 for mid-week 1 day hire ($10,900 for a 3 day event) with the addition of $18 per person covering RSA staff for the service of alcohol. You have the freedom to choose your own caterers and other wedding vendors. 

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Wallalong House Hunter Valley Weddings
24. Wallalong House

  • Location: 76 Wallalong Rd, Wallalong NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 19 ($11,000 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

Country weddings in the Hunter Valley don't come much more luxurious & laid back than at Wallalong House. The majestic Indian Tent with its stone flooring, marble bars and poolside setting is an elegant & highly romantic spot for wedding receptions. Particularly as the sun sets and the poolside lighting kicks in.

Wedding ceremony locations include under the branches of a 200 year old fig tree with picturesque views all around from the elevated site. Accommodation for 19 includes a bridal suite in the 1830's stables. Wedding packages at Wallalong House cost $11,000 for the venue hire fee providing exclusive use of the ceremony & reception venues. You then BYO your caterers etc.

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Lonely Goat Olives Hunter Valley
25. Lonely Goat Olives

  • Location: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Cottage sleeps 5
  • Venue Hire Price: $4,000+

Lonely Goat Olives is a micro wedding venue that caters for ceremonies & receptions of up to 50 guests. The country style bush property features an olive grove, 100 acres of lush farmland, flat grass areas where you can pitch a marquee or teepee for your wedding reception and a 2 bedroom bridal suite with option for additional guests to glamp.

The olive grove is a pet friendly BYO place for weddings and is largely solar powered. You pay a hire fee for exclusive use of the grounds and DIY all wedding requirements. Elopement packages start from $4,000. Small wedding packages for up to 50 guests from $5,000.

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Chapel Mon Coeur Hunter Valley Weddings
26. Chapel Mon Coeur

  • Location: 469 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 100
  • Venue Hire Price: $5,500

Chapel Mon Coeur is a brand new Hunter Valley venue offering elegant wedding ceremonies in the heart of Lovedale. The unique open air wedding chapel is located next door the property’s Chardonnay vineyard with stunning views of the Brokenback Ranges as your backdrop.

Venue hire packages include 4 hours use and set up & pack down of all ceremony furniture with convenience amenities onsite. If you want to have your entire day at Chapel Mon Coeur the staff will organise a marquee, catering, drinks and styling according to your requirements.

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Peppers Barrel Room Hunter Valley Reception
27. Peppers Creek Barrel Room

  • Location: 1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120+
  • Special Wedding Packages: $150+/pp

The Tuscan style Peppers Creek Barrel Room is a beautiful Hunter Valley wedding venue owned by one of the region's best wedding stylists. Entering this incredible sandstone reception venue through its huge Indian elephant doors you'll find a scene oozing in European luxury.

Peppers Creek Barrel Room is fitted out with high gabled ceilings, gilded wall mirrors and an impressive 5 metre feature stone fireplace. Sophisticated decor is set off and made unique for each wedding by incredible floral installations created by owner Jade McIntosh Flowers. 

This iconic Hunter Valley location also has the Peppers Creek Wedding Chapel and three stone cottages accommodating up to 26 guests for the weekend. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Abermain Hotel
28. Abermain Hotel Hunter Valley

  • Location: 27 Charles St, Abermain, NSW 2326
  • Capacity: 30 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30+
  • Wedding packages: $110+/pp

The Abermain Hotel is a renovated local pub with private garden event space for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Affordable wedding packages start at $110 per person for a cocktail reception including a pub style menu and there's accommodation in double, triple, quadruple and family sized rooms for wedding guests. 

Mid week elopement packages start at $1,800 and include venue hire, celebrant & photographer.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Maddies of Bolwarra
29. Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Location: 35 Paterson Rd, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 4 - 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14 ($180 - $270 room/night)
  • Wedding packages: $3,100+
  • Ceremony-only & mid-week packages available

Maddies of Bolwarra is a private property ideally suited to small weddings and elopements of 20 - 40 guests away from the Hunter Valley's busiest wedding areas. Ceremonies are held under a giant Morton Bay Fig in the peaceful gardens which are surrounded by picturesque dairy farm.

Maddies has both indoor & outdoor reception venues with the gardens providing a romantic spot for dancing under the stars. Micro wedding receptions can be held in the dining room and there's a garden pavilion that caters for seated receptions of up to 60 guests. Pets welcome.

Weekend wedding packages at Maddies of Bolwarra start at $3,100 including venue hire fee and exclusive use of ceremony and reception areas. Catering and accommodation is additional.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Hollydene Estate Wines
30. Hollydene Estate

  • Location: 3483 Golden Hwy, Jerrys Plains, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: $190+/pp

The all-in-one Hollydene Estate is a picturesque wedding location surrounded by gorgeous vineyards, horse studs and the rugged hills of Wollemi National Park. 'Vines' is the estate's restaurant and reception venue and features rustic wood finishings, polished concrete floors and a wrap around outdoor area that's ideal for canapés and pre-dinner drinks.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Albion Farm Gardens
31. Albion Farm Gardens

  • Location: 869 Paterson Rd, Woodville, NSW 2321
  • Capacity: 120
  • Venue Hire Price: $5,500
  • Mid-week & elopement packages available

The 100 acre Albion Farm Gardens is a wedding ceremony venue and photo location with 15 acres of spectacular gardens. Aside from a plethora of outdoor spots for nuptials there's also a rustic wet weather barn that features luxe internal decor including hanging chandeliers.

There is no reception venue at Albion Farm Gardens but The Woodville School of Arts is located across the road and has an affordable venue hire fee. Mid-week wedding packages at Albion Farm Gardens are $3,300 including access to the gardens for your ceremony + photos. All inclusive elopement packages are $2,200 with celebrant & photographer.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Segenhoe Inn
32. Segenhoe Inn

  • Location: 56 MacQueen St, Aberdeen, NSW 2336
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: $150+/pp

Segenhoe Inn is among the oldest bed & breakfasts in New South Wales and has a function centre at the rear of the hotel. The B&B is one of the most budget friendly wedding venues in the Hunter Valley with all inclusive packages and accommodation for up to 18 guests overnight. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue - Piggs Peake Winery
33. Piggs Peake Winery

  • Location: 697 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: $135+/pp

Piggs Peake Winery offers a modern and fresh ceremony and reception venue for weddings in the Hunter Valley. You can take over the entire venue for larger weddings, host a barrel room reception for seated weddings of 40 - 120 guests or utilise the private dining room for micro weddings of up to 30 people.

Outdoor function areas include a paved sandstone courtyard with modern water fountain feature perfect for ceremonies, drinks & canapes and late night dancing, and a lakefront ceremony spot with a picturesque bush backdrop.

All inclusive wedding packages at Piggs Peake Winery start at $135 per person with venue hire, catering and drinks provided.

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Hunter Valley wedding venue - Spicers Guesthouse
34. Spicers Guesthouse

  • Location: Ekerts Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 90+
  • Wedding packages: $195+/pp
  • Venue Hire Discount: Mid-week

Spicers Guesthouse has 4 wedding venues to choose from including 2 outdoor ceremony spaces. The most popular wedding venue is the Mountain View lawn due to its extensive valley and mountain views. Two reception venues cater for 70 - 120 guests and 120 - 150 guests respectively. One is a blank canvas white pavilion with 3 sides of glass walls adjoining a courtyard. The other is a larger luxe function room with white wash walls.

Wedding packages at Spicers Guesthouse range from $195 - $210 per person for weekend weddings with a 3 course menu and 5 hours of drinks. The Hotel has 45 guest rooms to accommodate all wedding guests.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue The Woodhouse Wollombi
35. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: $180+/pp
  • Mid-week, Friday & winter discounts

The 100 acre Woodhouse Wollombi is a country style wedding venue with an impressive, architecturally designed reception barn. The industrial interior features 7m ceilings, huge windows, a fire place, inside/outside bar and a large covered outdoor area for an alfresco lounge or dance floor.

A picturesque lake and surrounding bushland offer a choice of onsite ceremony locations which are furnished in-house with signing table, arbor and seating. All inclusive wedding packages at The Woodhouse Wollombi start at $10,000 for exclusive mid-week venue hire including all accommodation with catering & drinks provided by the preferred caterer at an additional $150 per person. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Enzo
36. Enzo Weddings Hunter Valley

  • Location: Cnr Broke Rd & Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 35 (optional)
  • Wedding Packages: $230+/pp

Enzo Weddings is an all-in-one Hunter Valley wedding location situated at Ironbark Hill Vineyard. A light-filled modern chapel features 18 hand carved timber pews, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the vineyard and a dramatic door opening ceremony complete with ringing bells for your grand wedding entrance.

Enzo's restaurant is an intimate wedding reception venue with sandstone pillars & fire place, high pitched ceilings, luxe chandeliers and glass doors which open onto a paved undercover terrace. Wedding packages at Enzo cost $230 - $240 per person including exclusive use of the entire vineyard, a chapel ceremony and a 5 hour fully catered reception. 

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Hunter Valley wedding venue Drovers Camp
37. The Drovers Camp Wedding Venue

  • Location: 317 Elderslie Road, Branxton, NSW 2335
  • Capacity: 100+
  • Wedding Packages: $4,000+

The Drovers Camp is a rustic, Australian-themed ceremony and reception venue on a relaxed 120 acre property in the Hunter Valley. The outback location was a renowned venue for outdoor concerts and country music but has since had a makeover and is now a specialist wedding place.

Drovers Camp features a refurbished, rustic reception venue, outdoor stage and amphitheatre area, a quaint Drovers Bar and lots of picturesque spots for wedding photos including a rustic ticket booth and array of quirky murals and structures. There's no other wedding venue in New South Wales quite like it.

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Cranky Rock Wollombi is an affordable wedding venue in the Hunter Valley
38. Cranky Rock Wollombi

  • Address: 2214 Wollombi Road, Sweetmans Creek, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 100
  • Venue Hire Price: $5,000+

Cranky Rock Wollombi is a 120 acre working beef & horse farm and one of the most affordable venues in the lower Hunter Valley. The location gets its name from the 25 tonne sandstone rock that is one of many photo opportunities on the property.

Cranky Rock offers a laid back setting for weddings for up to 100 guests where everyone can camp or glamp in the valley for the weekend. The farm stay features a peaceful running brook, a rainforest, open woodlands and impressive sandstone cliffs. Deer, wallaby, wombats and lyre birds are regularly spotted around the place.

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Eaglereach Reception Venue Hunter Valley
39. Eaglereach Weddings

  • Location: 610 Moonabung Road, Vacy, NSW 2421
  • Capacity: 110 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: $140 - $160/pp

Eaglereach Weddings is a 640 acre wilderness retreat that offers destination weddings in an off-the-beaten-track location within the Hunter Valley. Expansive views over surrounding mountains and valleys set the scene for very private, picturesque and tranquil weddings immersed in a natural wonderland.

Ceremony sites include cliff tops, bush clearings and the reception venue's deck which is a particularly romantic spot for sunset vows. Inside, the function space has an open plan layout seating 110 guests and caters for both summer & winter weddings with air conditioning and a fire place. 

All inclusive packages at Eaglereach Wilderness Resort start at $140 per person for cocktail events and $150 for plated menus. Expect panoramic bush views, abundant wildlife and very warm & helpful owners. 

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Dashville is a music festival and wedding venue in the Hunter Valley
40. Dashville Hunter Valley

  • Address: 103 Kirkton Road, Lower Belford, NSW 2335
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: BYO tent
  • Wedding Packages: $10,250+

Dashville is a relaxed and affordable wedding venue and campground located in secluded bushland in the heart of the Hunter Valley. A renowned location for local music festivals, Dashville is well set up for events and caters for a small number of weddings each year. All-inclusive mid-week elopements are available for up to 25 guests from $3,500 to relaxed weekend wedding experiences for up to 300. 

Live music, camping, late nights and slow Sunday morning breakfasts are what celebrations at Dashville are all about. You get exclusive use of the property, ceremony held on the porch, personal event planner, use of The Swoop Inn as your reception venue and a hot buffet menu or canapés package. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Pokolbin Village Estate
41. Pokolbin Village Estate

  • Location: 2188 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 54
  • Venue Hire Price: $5,000+

Pokolbin Village is a sprawling estate that spans 100 acres in the heart of wine country and is one of the more affordable spots for Hunter Valley weddings. There are a variety of places to erect a marquee for receptions, plus a function room that suits smaller celebrations of up to 60 guests.

Hotel and self contained accommodation is available onsite for 54 guests. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Mistinthegumtrees
42. Mist In The Gum Trees

  • Location: 234a Mount Nellinda Rd, Cooranbong, NSW 2265
  • Capacity: 50 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15 + camping
  • Venue Hire Price: $6,500+

Mist In The Gum Trees is an eco friendly wedding venue located at the base of the Watagan Mountains in the lower Hunter. The reception room has a covered patio area that looks onto rustic bush gardens. 

The site has a sandstone ceremony location and two luxury eco cabins that accommodate 15 guests. An ideal spot for couples looking for a bushland wedding venue in the Hunter Valley.

Wedding packages at Mist In The Gum Trees start at $6,500 including venue hire for weddings with up to 50 guests & all accommodation. DIY & BYO your choice of suppliers.

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The Bath House Garden Weddings
43. The Bath House Gardens

  • Location: Forest Hill Drive, Oakhampton Heights, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or all inclusive

The Bath House Gardens offers 4 acres of tranquil lawns and gardens for small ceremonies and receptions in the Hunter Valley region of Maitland. The gardens surround a large picturesque dam and there are two popular wedding ceremony sites at a wooden pier or elevated rustic arbor.

There is an event space in the Garden Room which seats up to 14 guests for DIY or all inclusive private dining receptions.

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Noonaweena is a bushland Hunter Valley wedding venue
44. Noonaweena

  • Location: 1442 George Downes Drive, Kulnura, NSW 2250
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12 - 32
  • Venue Hire Cost: $15,000+

Noonaweena is a luxury 100 acre private estate available for exclusive weekend-long Hunter Valley weddings. Venue hire includes 4 luxury lodges, a stunning courtyard for ceremonies & outdoor receptions overlooking the Yengo National Park and use of the function room (seats 70) or lawns for a marquee wedding.

Guests will love relaxing in the lush swimming pool surrounds and walking the property's bush tracks which lead to a secluded waterfall. Wedding packages start at $15,000 including all accommodation and exclusive use of the estate for 2 nights. BYO caterers & drinks.

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La Vigna Estate Reception Venue 1
45. La Vigna Estate

  • Location: 375 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30
  • Venue Hire Cost: $1,250+

La Vigna Estate is a brand new Hunter Valley wedding venue that currently has plenty of availability for last minute bookings. The 14 acre vineyard features a modern sandstone wedding chapel that seats 110 for ceremonies and can be quickly refurnished as a reception venue. Floor to ceiling windows opening seamlessly onto a patio ideal for outdoor seated receptions.

The chapel is set on very private and tranquil grounds with 4 homesteads sleeping 30 guests onsite. Venue hire starts at $1,750 for mid week ceremonies. All inclusive packages are also available.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Redleaf Estate
46. Redleaf Wollombi

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

Redleaf Wollombi is a 100 acre country retreat with a 6 bedroom luxury homestead that sleeps 12 guests. The property offers a very private and intimate location for Hunter Valley weddings and is available for exclusive hire for 2 or more nights.

Wedding venues include a tuscan style courtyard, stunning gardens, a Garden House (seats 60 in a barn style event space) and expansive grounds that are idyllic for larger marquee or teepee receptions.

Venue hire at Redleaf Wollombi starts at $14,300 for mid-week functions including use of the Garden House for receptions with up to 60 guests. Larger weekend weddings are best suited to budgets of $80k+.

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Hollybrook Wedding Venue Hunter Valley
47. Hollybrook Hunter Valley

  • Location: 2269 Wollombi Road, Sweetmans Creek, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 25
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements & micro weddings

Hollybrook Hunter Valley is a grand old 20th century homestead set on a 100-acre historic dairy farm. The stately residence is nestled in the lowlands of its very own valley and is one of the prettiest wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. The relaxed destination offers a plethora of wedding photo locations with outer dairy farm buildings, heritage backdrops and gardens. 

Exclusively yours for the weekend, Hollybrook is your very own micro wedding retreat and comes with dedicated planners who will set up for your ceremony and reception for you and also cater to events before & after your wedding day.

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Wandin Hunter Valley Wedding Venue
48. Wandin Valley Estate

  • Location: 12 Wilderness Road, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 42
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Cricketers Pavilion at Wandin Valley Estate is a popular Hunter Valley wedding venue that offers a luxury all-in-one location for weddings in the heart of wine country. The Pavilion is a modern and light filled reception room with an outdoor veranda and dance floor. The room overlooks the cricket pitch where lawn games and canapés can be enjoyed during cocktail hour.

The three ceremony sites available for Wandin Valley weddings include a Eucalypt Grove, timber pontoon with dam views and a barn style space furnished with oak barrels and chandelier lighting. All inclusive wedding packages come with 3 course dining, drinks, ceremony and access to 7 luxury lodges complete with a swimming pool.

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Grays Inn Reception Venue
49. Grays Inn Wollombi

  • Location: 2884 Wollombi Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 40
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 7
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive or DIY

Grays Inn is an affordable micro wedding venue in the Hunter Valley hamlet of Wollombi. At the back of the hotel is a character-filled sprawling garden that features a giant chess board, sculptures and a purple wisteria covered pergola. The ladies at Wedding Grounds provide tailored packages for intimate nuptials in the garden, furnishing & styling ceremonies and outdoor receptions here. 

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Tamburlaine Hunter Valley Weddings
50. Tamburlaine Organic Wines

  • Location: 358 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 60 - 250
  • Wedding Packages: $170 - $200/pp

The Lodge at Tamburlaine Organic Wines is a large & airy reception venue on a privately owned vineyard in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Secluded lawns provide a private spot for elegant garden ceremonies on one side of The Lodge, and on the other a large covered deck is built over a man-made lake providing a picturesque waterfront location for ceremonies or pre-dinner drinks & canapés.

All inclusive wedding packages at Tamburlaine Organic Wines start at $170 per person and include the ceremony, a 6 hour reception with all food & beverages supplied and onsite coordinators.

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Starline Alpacas Hunter Valley receptions
51. Starline Alpacas Farmstay Resort

  • Address: 1100 Milbrodale Road, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 80 seated, 120 cocktail
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 60+
  • Venue Hire Cost: $5,200

Starline Alpacas Resort is a Hunter Valley wedding venue, farmstay and working alpaca farm located in Broke. Booking the 15 onsite cottages provides access to the blank canvas function centre & facilities for your ceremony, photos and reception all in the one place.

The property is surrounded by the spectacular Brokenback ranges and Yengo-Wollemi National Park and is a stunning spot to stay with family & friends for the weekend. The price of venue hire at Starline Alpacas Farmstay is $5,200 and there is a minimum 2 night booking of all accommodation ($155 - $200/pp per night) to which guests can contribute. BYO caterers & drinks.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Cypress Lakes
52. Cypress Lakes Hunter Valley Resort

  • Location: 15 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 900
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 900+
  • Wedding Packages: $145+/pp
  • Elopements & micro weddings available

Cypress Lakes Resort has 12+ wedding venues within the 25 acre resort complex including the largest reception venue in the Hunter Valley. The hotel amenities include a championship 18 hole golf course, several swimming pools, tennis courts, two restaurants, a bar, kids play area, gym & sauna and onsite day spa. 

Ceremony sites include a man-made lake with rotunda and water fountain, poolside, secluded gardens, bush backdrops and a vineyard setting. Function rooms include a grand marquee, ballroom and light-filled smaller function centre style spaces.

All-inclusive wedding packages at Cypress Lakes start at $145 per person for micro weddings and include everything from venue hire to catering, celebrant, cake and photographer. Larger weddings with a sit down meal start at $160/pp.

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Wedding venue for ceremonies at Ridgeview Estate Hunter Valley
53. RidgeView Estate

  • Location: 273 Sweetwater Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 60 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleep 12 ($6,560 inc 2 nights, optional)
  • Wedding Packages: $145+/pp
  • Micro wedding packages available

Ridgeview Estate is a small family owned & operated winery surrounded by picturesque bushland and waterways. The restaurant and undercover verandah area offer all-weather, all-season ceremony and reception venues with stunning views across the local landscape. 

The restaurant caters for intimate wedding receptions with up to 70 seated guests starting with RidgeView sparkling & canapés on the verandah overlooking the vineyard. Accommodation is available in 4 onsite cottages. You can book the entire property for your exclusive use for a two night stay and glamping is permitted.

Wedding packages at RidgeView Estate are $145 - $160 per person including a 3 course meal or Cypriot meze feast with a 5 hour drinks package. Smaller packages are available for weddings with fewer than 50 guests. 

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Woolshed Hill Estate Wedding Venue Hunter
54. Woolshed Hill Estate

  • Location: 342 Deasys Rd, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 50 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30
  • Venue Hire Cost: $6,500

Woolshed Hill Estate is a large house to hire for relaxed Hunter Valley weddings. The main residence has a large dining room that serves as a small reception venue for weddings of up to 50 guests. For larger weddings of up to 100 you can hire a marquee and erect on the expansive lawns or to avoid floor hire costs, in the tennis court area.

Two other homesteads accommodate a total of 30 wedding guests in 3 seperate dwellings on the estate. The cost to hire Woolshed Hill for weddings is $6,500 including all accommodation for 2+ nights. You then BYO caterers & drinks and marquee if required. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Stonehurst Cedar Creek
55. Stonehurst Cedar Creek

  • Location: 1840 Wollombi Rd, Cedar Creek, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 50 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+
  • Venue Hire Cost: $20,000

The 550 acres at Stonehurst Cedar Creek offers a versatile collection of ceremony and reception sites including a magical outdoor forest, vineyards, picturesque deer farm, creekside settings, a wine cellar and elevated covered pavilion. 30 guests can stay in the 7 onsite cottages and there's an option for glamping. 
The price to hire Stonehurst Cedar Creek for weddings starts at $12,000 (off-peak) including exclusive use of all sites, ceremony & reception venue set up, accommodation for 20 - 30 people for 2 nights and $1,000 in wine credit. BYO catering etc.

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Mercure Hunter Valley Wedding Venue
56. Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

  • Location: McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 40 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: $119+/pp

Mercure Resorts is an iconic Hunter Valley wedding venue that offers affordable all-inclusive packages and 4½ star accommodation in the heart of the vineyards. You can have your wedding ceremony in the quiet lodge gardens or inside the library, photos in the resort gardens or next door at the famous Hunter Valley Gardens and then celebrate into the night in one of 5 onsite reception venues.

Standard wedding packages are available for 15 to 120 guests and range in price from $119 - $159 per person. Packages include 5 hours room hire, 2 or 3 course menu and a 5 hour drinks package. 

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Krinklewood Vineyard Wedding Venue
57. Krinklewood Vineyard

  • Location: 712 Wollombi Road, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 6 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Krinklewood Estate is a biodynamic vineyard and private luxury estate that brings a rustic European edge to Hunter Valley weddings. Surrounding the French-inspired colonial residence are stately formal style gardens with fountains, urns and sculpted sandstone providing the foreground to perfect rows of grapevines and the Brokenback Range beyond.

Nestled in the gardens is the estate's main balcony which offers a covered setting that seats up to 30 guests and has stunning views over the property. Nearby, the cellar door and adjoining wine garden caters for weddings of up to 100 guests or you can pitch a marquee on the expansive lawns.

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Squires Vineyard Wedding Venue Hunter Valley
58. Squire's Vineyard

  • Location: 62 Squire Close, Belford, NSW 2335
  • Capacity: 2 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30
  • Wedding Packages: $4,950+
  • Elopement Packages: $1,650+

You would not expect Hunter Valley weddings at a luxurious and private Hampton's style property to be this affordable. But they do things a little differently at Squire's Vineyard, providing all your styling items, furniture and faux florals as part of the package (along with BYO drinks), offering substantial savings to their couples.

The property features a luxe all-white function room, a modern open-air pavilion that adjoins a croquet lawn and can be used for outdoor weddings, a Guesthouse which accommodates groups of 14 and 4 additional self-contained suites that sleep 16 in total. Pre & post wedding events are welcome onsite and a full planning service is provided by the owner.

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Peterson House Wedding Hunter Valley
59. Peterson House Wedding Chapel

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 200
  • Wedding Chapel Hire: $2,500
  • Mid-week, winter & January discounts

The Peterson House chapel is one of the best wedding ceremony venues in the Hunter Valley. The architecturally designed iconic wedding chapel seats 200+ guests for ceremonies is available to hire for $2,500.

The wedding chapel also makes a fantastically unique reception venue and can seat up to 120 guests on long dining tables. Reception packages start at $159 per person mid week or $179/pp for weekend weddings.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venues Carriage House
60. The Carriage House

  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 25 - 170
  • Accommodation: Sleep 200+
  • Wedding Packages: $165+/pp
  • Intimate packages from 25 guests available

One of the most popular wedding chapels in the Hunter Valley is The Carriage House at Chateau Elan. This beautiful sandstone chapel oozes historic charm and seats up to 80 guests with additional standing room for ceremonies. You can hire the Carriage House exclusively for your wedding ceremony or at a discounted rate when booking a reception venue at Chateau Elan.

Hire of the Carriage House includes access to the The Vintage grounds made famous in New South Wales with the Greg Norman designed golf course. Golf buggies are available to transport the bridal party to the many beautiful wedding photo locations onsite.

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Dark Horse Hunter Valley Wedding Venue
61. Dark Horse Vineyard

  • Location: 386 Wilderness Road, Rothbury, 2320
  • Capacity: 170
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Wedding Packages: BYO drinks

Among the best luxury wedding destinations in the Hunter Valley is Dark Horse Vineyard, a Hampton's-inspired property revolving around a custom-built American style reception barn. This striking black barn with its elegant white doors makes a beautiful backdrop for outdoor wedding ceremonies and is surrounded by manicured lawns and perfect rows of grape vines.

Adjoining the reception venue is the Barn House which offers luxury accommodation for 6 guests including generous check in & out times. Wedding packages provide exclusive access to all 25 acres for the weekend and a large inventory of furniture and styling items. 

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Russley Country Homestead Hunter Valley NSW
62. Russley Country Homestead

  • Location: 242 Segenhoe Road, Segenhoe, NSW 2337
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

Located off-the-beaten-track, this intimate little homestead on 12 country acres is an ideal spot for a small, unique and romantic Hunter Valley wedding. Perched on the banks of the Hunter River in the Segenhoe Valley, the charming homestead is surrounded by lush rolling pastures and rambling country gardens that offer a very calm and relaxed setting for unique weddings.

The 1894 New South Wales homestead has 5 period style rooms leading onto a wrap-around verandah suitable for seated wedding receptions of up to 16 guests. You can also pitch a marquee on the lawns for receptions with up to 120 guests.

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Peppers Creek Wedding Chapel Venue
63. Peppers Creek Chapel

  • Location: 1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 120+
  • Special Wedding Packages: $150+/pp

Peppers Creek Chapel is a beautiful wedding ceremony venue immersed in rows of Merlot grape vines in the lower Hunter Valley wine region. The chapel features a peaked pergola entry and side opening doors that overlook rows of thriving vines and lush rolling hills beyond.

The Peppers Creek Chapel can be hired for wedding ceremonies only, or you can book the Peppers Creek Barrel Room at the same address and have your entire day at the one award-winning wedding location. 

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Adams Peak Hunter Valley wedding couple with two Highland Coos
64. Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn

  • Location: 66 Adams Peak Rd, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 24
  • Venue Hire Cost: $15,000
  • Discount Venue Hire: Mid-week

With its luxury house & seperate homestead, all-in-one amenities and welcoming pet friendly policy, Adams Peak Country Estate is regularly named among the best Hunter Valley wedding venues. There's a choice of ceremony sites that enjoy extensive regional views and two reception venues including a luxe hay shed & wedding barn.

The venue hire price for weddings at Adam's Peak Country Estate is $15,000 including accommodation for 24 guests. Catering is additional from the venue's preferred supplier. Discounted mid-week rates including day hire cost from $7,000 or 2 night packages from $9,000.

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Hunter Valley wedding ceremony at Estate Tuscany
65. Estate Tuscany

  • Location: Cnr Mistletoe Ln & Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 40 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 80
  • Wedding packages: $150+/pp

Estate Tuscany is a destination wedding venue featuring Tuscan style hotel rooms that accommodate 80 onsite. With a backdrop of the Brokenback Ranges, wedding ceremonies at the estate enjoy some of the best views in the Hunter Valley. Choose from the courtyard, lawns or natural bush setting surrounded by wildlife at the dam.

The Mill Restaurant, outdoor courtyard, conservatory and function room with views over the picturesque gardens offer four seperate reception venues onsite. There's also an onsite bar for your reception after party.

Wedding packages at Estate Tuscany are all inclusive starting at $150 per person including exclusive use of the grounds, ceremony with signing table & chairs, reception, catering & drinks.

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Marlu Station with a Hunter Valley wedding ceremony set up near mountains
66. Marlu Station

  • Location: 129 Wollombi Road, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 150 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 9
  • Venue Hire Price: $3,000+

Surrounded by 112 acres of peaceful & pristine countryside, Marlu Station is one of the Hunter Valley's cheapest and most breathtaking places to tie the knot. At Marlu Station you have private and exclusive access to the entire property and plenty of places with scenic views to choose as your ceremony & reception backdrop. 

Popular wedding ceremony locations are atop Yellow Rock or beside one of the property's dams. The unique reception venue is a festoon-lit cow shed that caters for weddings of up to 200 or you can hire a marquee or teepee to erect anywhere on the grounds.

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Hunter Valley Weddings

The Hunter Valley is a well established wine region less than 2 hours north of Sydney and is a popular destination for vineyard weddings and relaxed country celebrations. A favourite wedding destination for scenic views over wineries, mountains and rolling green hills, the Hunter Valley is a picturesque place to get married during any season and has all the amenities required for large & small weddings alike.

Here's everything you need to plan your unique Hunter Valley wedding. Find the best wedding venues and vendors in the Hunter Valley right here:

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Hunter Valley Wedding Locations

Here's a guide to the best wedding locations in the Hunter Valley...

Pokolbin

Pokolbin is the busiest wine region in the Hunter Valley with a high concentration of wedding venues in a relatively small geographic region. There's plenty to do within easy access of wedding venues in Pokolbin, which makes it a popular location for destination weddings. Pokolbin is the best place for large weddings in the Hunter Valley with the ability to accommodate 200+ guests close-by.

Rothbury

Located 10 minutes from the vineyards of Pokolbin, Rothbury is the ideal location for an all-inclusive wedding where most of the planning is done for you. Wedding venues in Rothbury include a championship golf course and the largest day spa in NSW.  

Wollombi

Weddings in Wollombi are all about relaxed country vibes in secluded, elegant surrounds. The private farms and estates here are all DIY wedding venues where you can choose your own wedding vendors. Wollombi venues cater for small and large guest lists and most wedding packages are simply a venue hire fee that includes exclusive use of the property and accommodation. You BYO everything else.

Broke

Weddings in Broke, NSW are all about the stunning scenery. The ceremony and reception venues here offer uninterrupted country views across vineyards to the world heritage wilderness area of the Broken Back Ranges. Broke is an idyllic location for long table weddings in the great outdoors. Here's a list of wedding venues in Broke.

Lovedale

Lovedale is a place of boutique, family owned wineries where kangaroos roam lazily in grassy paddocks and time goes a little slower. Lovedale wedding venues are located just 12 minutes from the larger wineries central to the Hunter Valley, and there are a range of accommodation options for guests close by.

Off-The-Beaten-Track

Outside the main Hunter Valley wedding locations lies a selection of unique venues that offer exciting possibilities. From deer farms to private B&B's, these wedding venues cater for every type of celebration including elopements and micro weddings to large cultural celebrations. If you're looking for a private and secluded wedding venue, these spots are ideal.

Cost of Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

The average budget for a wedding in the Hunter Valley is around $45,000. This typically includes a ceremony & reception for 30 - 100 guests, catering, drinks, a celebrant and photographer. The average reception venue offers all inclusive packages from $160 - $250 per person. All inclusive reception packages in the Hunter include venue hire, food & beverage, staff and tableware at a minimum.

Affordable wedding venues offer an opportunity to keep ceremony & reception costs under $150 per person. Cheaper places often offer BYO wedding packages where you pay a venue hire fee and select catering & drink suppliers according to your budget. Venue hire fees in the Hunter Valley start at $4,000 and go up to $24,000 at the luxury end of the market where accommodation is also included.

The Hunter Valley has several luxury wedding venues that you can hire for the exclusive use of your wedding. A typical wedding budget at these private estates is $350 - $550 per person for mid week weddings and $500 - $1,000 per person on the weekend.  

Destination micro weddings and elopements are well serviced by dedicated small wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. There is a choice of all inclusive places with micro wedding packages for under $5,000 to DIY locations where your inclusions are up to you. 

When to get married in the Hunter

Summer

Summer is harvest time in the Hunter Valley with the months of December to February alive with winemaking activities. The vines are lush, green & fruit laden at this time of year and the vineyards provide a picturesque location for wedding photos. 

Autumn

From March to May, the Hunter Valley's lush green landscape transforms to a gold orange hue. Vineyards and trees drop their leaves and a beautiful golden light takes hold. Autumn is arguably the most picture perfect time for Hunter Valley weddings with great deals on offer at the later end of the season.

Winter 

Hunter Valley's winter weddings are intimate affairs that enjoy crisp blue skies, fresh country air and cosy evenings warmed by open fire places. Day time temperatures are mild and outdoor wedding ceremonies are bathed in warm sunlight. Vines are bare during winter and add an earthy, rustic backdrop to wedding photos.

Spring

From September to November the vineyards emerge from their winter slumber and new growth begins to transform the valley into a lush landscape of greenery. October is the busiest month of the year for Hunter Valley weddings so book your venue & preferred vendors early!

Getting There

The Hunter Valley is an easy 1.5 hour drive from Sydney.  Trains can be taken to Maitland Station and flights land 30 minutes away in Newcastle which depart from many major cities in Australia. 

The Hunter Valley hosts many local and international events every year.  Concert dates can sometimes be announced less than 6 months out and will consume a lot of the area’s accommodation.  So if you’re booking a Hunter Valley wedding, make sure your guests have their accommodation locked in well in advance.

Hunter Valley wedding venues are regularly in high demand. You’ll want to enquire as early as possible (18 months in advance is ideal) to secure your preferred date with your preferred location.  

Wedding Venues Near Hunter Valley

If you're still on the hunt for your perfect wedding venue, try these locations near the Hunter Valley, NSW...

Illawarra
Newcastle
North Coast
Riverina
South Coast
Southern Highlands
Off The Beaten Track
Sydney
Blue Mountains
Byron Bay
Central Coast

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