Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Looking for a wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, NSW? Hunter Valley wedding venues offer the perfect place for a destination wedding in New South Wales and include a large collection of stunning ceremony & reception venues within a concentrated location. 

The most picturesque wedding venues in the Hunter Valley are located in Pokolbin to Wollombi and surrounding regions. Wedding sites include hotels, vineyards, private estates and properties on acreage including dairy and olive farms. Most places to get married in the Hunter Valley are all-in-one locations with many offering 3 day & 2 night wedding packages with accommodation. 

Aside from wineries and weekenders, Hunter Valley weddings are renowned for their chapels. Most wedding chapels in the region are non-denominational and have reception venues onsite so that you can have your entire wedding day in the one location. 

With its temperate climate, picturesque landscape and laid back country atmosphere, the Hunter Valley is one of the best locations in New South Wales for a destination wedding. From vineyards in the valleys to luxury private properties and world-class restaurants, the Hunter delivers a unique collection of wedding sites to say "I do". 

Here's a list of 44 stunning Hunter Valley wedding venues. All pricing is valid for 2023 & 2024 weddings and refers to peak season weekends unless otherwise specified.

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44 Best Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Adams Peak Estate
1. Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn

  • Location: 66 Adams Peak Rd, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 24 ($15,000 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp
  • Mid-week discount & day hire available

Adams Peak Country Estate is an all-in-one pet friendly wedding venue with luxury house & seperate homestead available for multi-day stays for up to 24 guests.  Reception venues include the hay shed & barn and a choice of ceremony sites enjoy extensive regional views over pristine Hunter Valley countryside.

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

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Greystone Estate is a private airbnb style wedding venue in Pokolbin
2. Greystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32 ($18,400 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: $400+/pp 
  • 25% mid-week discount

Greystone Estate is a unique Hamptons-inspired private estate and wedding venue located in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine country. The 5 star self contained property boasts luxurious accommodation for up to 32 wedding guests and is the perfect location for a luxury weekend away celebrating with family & friends.

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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St Josephs Guesthouse is the most unique wedding venue in the Hunter Valley
3. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Address: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10 ($5,500 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

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

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16 ($17,500 inc 1 night)
  • Wedding Packages: $150+/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 lounge or  blank canvas to style in your own wedding theme and comes with elegant herringbone tables and wooden cross-back chairs. 

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 Chateau Elan
5. Chateau Elan Resort

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

Chateau Elan Resort is a convenient spot for a destination Hunter Valley wedding with all amenities for getting ready, ceremony, photos and two dedicated reception venues onsite. 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.

A sandstone chapel, otherwise known as the Carriage House seats 80 guests with additional standing room for wedding ceremonies. There's also an elegant Summerhouse Rotunda secluded from the resort's main area by expansive manicured lawns that comes with white chairs and a registry table.

Reception venues include 2 elegant function rooms seating a minimum of 70 or 90 guests respectively. 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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Tamburlaine Organic Wines Hunter Valley
6. 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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Hunter Valley wedding venue Starline Alpacas
7. Starline Alpacas Farmstay Resort

  • Address: 1100 Milbrodale Road, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 80 seated, 120 cocktail
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 60+ ($155 - $200/pp per night)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

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 wedding ceremony and reception.

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. Everything you need is onsite without needing to go anywhere else. 

Wedding packages at Starline Alpacas Farmstay include a $5,200 venue hire fee and minimum 2 night booking of all accommodation which guests can contribute. BYO caterers & drinks.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Woolshed Hill Estate
8. Woolshed Hill Estate

  • Location: 342 Deasys Rd, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 50 - 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30 ($6,500 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY 

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. Wedding packages at Woolshed Hill start at $6,500 including venue hire & all accommodation for 2+ nights. You then BYO caterers & drinks and marquee if required. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Cypress Lakes
9. 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. 

Wedding 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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Enzo
10. 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 luxe wedding spot located at the Hunter Valley's 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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Estate Tuscany Hunter Valley Weddings
11. 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 onsiteWith 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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Hunter Valley Venue Bimbadgen
12. 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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Petersons Chapel Hunter Valley
13. Peterson House

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 200
  • Wedding packages: $179+/pp
  • Ceremonies-only chapel hire $2,500
  • Mid-week, winter & January discounts

Peterson House has 3 reception venues within the vineyard including the architecturally designed Peterson House​ Chapel which seats for 200+ ceremonies and up to 120 guests for wedding receptions. In addition to the intimate sandstone restaurant, a permanent marquee with adjoining courtyard is just metres from the vines and features hard wood flooring, fairy lights & chandeliers.

Wedding packages at Peterson House start at $159 per person for mid-week receptions, $179/pp for weekend receptions and $200/pp including ceremony in the chapel.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Ben Ean Winery
14. 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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue White Barn Pokolbin
15. White Barn Pokolbin

  • Location: 290 Old N Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 70 - 150
  • Wedding packages: $175+/pp
  • Discounted rates for mid-week weddings

White Barn Pokolbin is a Hamptons style reception venue in a country barn with 8m cathedral ceilings and a soft & modern blank canvas colour palette. Purpose built for weddings, the barn features 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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Ridgeview Estate
16. 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. Micro wedding packages are available for weddings with fewer than 50 guests. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Hunters Quarter
17. Hunters Quarter

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

Hunters Quarter is an affordable Hunter Valley wedding venue with 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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Redleaf Estate
18. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12 ($24,970 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: typically $800+/pp
  • Discounted mid-week weddings

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 venue) and expansive grounds that are idyllic for larger marquee or teepee receptions.

Wedding packages at Redleaf Wollombi start at $14,300 for mid-week venue hire including exclusive use and receptions in the Garden House where you can choose your own suppliers for catering & styling etc. The typical spend for mid-week weddings is $300 - $500 per person in addition to the venue hire fee. Larger weekend weddings require marquee hire for 60+ guests suitable for budgets of $800+/pp.

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Spicers Vineyards Estate Hunter Valley Weddings
19. 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 Venue Wedding Grounds
20. Wedding Grounds

  • Location: Wollombi Road, Laguna, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: $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 property features unique and romantic accommodation for 2 in a 1950's converted train carriage.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Merrindah Weddings
21. Merrindah Weddings

  • Location: 3174 Great N Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 40 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY $8,000+

Merrindah Weddings is a DIY wedding venue located at Mulla Villa Farm in the Hunter Valley. The all-in-one 75 acre site is well suited to relaxed, country weddings and has a rustic reception barn onsite that seats 100 or caters for 120 standing. The barns opens onto an outdoor courtyard which is an ideal spot for dancing under the stars and you could also use this area for seated outdoor dining.

For larger wedding receptions a marquee can be erected at a selection of places on the property. Wedding packages at Mulla Villa Farm start at $8,000 including exclusive use of the property, venue hire and freedom to DIY & BYO all your own suppliers.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Margan Winery
22. Margan Winery

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

The eco-friendly ceremony & reception venue of Margan Winery features stunning gardens, an iconic rammed earth building, barrel room, terrace with stunning views across the vineyard to the Brokenback Mountain Ranges 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. Wedding Packages at Margan Winery start at $195 per person including an onsite ceremony, reception, food & beverages.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Moravia Park
23. Moravia Park

  • Location: 423 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 ($10,900 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: $18/pp
  • Mid-week venue hire $5,500

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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Wallalong House
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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Lonely Goat Olives
25. Lonely Goat Olives

  • Location: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Cottage sleeps 5
  • Wedding packages: $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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Stonehurst Cedar Creek
26. Stonehurst Cedar Creek

  • Location: 1840 Wollombi Rd, Cedar Creek, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 50 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+ ($5,000 inc 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY $8,000+
  • Mid-week & off-peak discount

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. Private & budget friendly wedding location that's yours for exclusive hire to DIY/BYO.
Weekend wedding packages at Stonehurst Cedar Creek start 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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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Goosewing Cottage
27. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement packages: $2,995+

Goosewing Cottage is a micro wedding and elopement venue surrounded by neighbouring Hunter Valley farms, lush pastures and native Australian wildlife. The property is eco friendly with a cottage + homestead and facilities for pre & post wedding events. 
Wedding packages at Goosewing Cottage start at $2,995 for a 2 person elopement including exclusive use of the property for a Monday - Wednesday ceremony, photographer, celebrant and witnesses. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Abermain Hotel
28. Abermain Hotel

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

The Abermain Hotel is a renovated local pub with private garden 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 wedding location of Hollydene Estate is surrounded by picturesque 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
  • Wedding Packages: $5,500
  • Mid-week & elopement packages available

The 100 acre Albion Farm Gardens is a wedding ceremony and photo venue with 15 acres of spectacular gardens. Aside from a plethora of outdoor spots for wedding ceremonies 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 an historic bed & breakfast with a function centre at the rear of the hotel. 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
  • Mid-week discount

Spicers Guesthouse has 4 wedding venues to choose from including 2 outdoor ceremony spaces of which the Mountain View lawn is most popular 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 Marlu Station
35. Marlu Station

  • Location: 129 Wollombi Road, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Capacity: 150 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 9
  • Wedding Packages: $5,000+

With 112 acres of peaceful countryside in the Hunter Valley, Marlu Station is the perfect wedding venue for couples seeking an ambient and tranquil location to say 'I do'. 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 backdrop. 

Popular locations to get married are atop Yellow Rock or beside one of the property's dams. The reception venue under the festoon lit pergola 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 wedding venue The Barn House
36. The Barn House

  • Location: 37 Paterson Road, Bolwarra, 2320
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: $2,500+

The Barn House is a DIY ceremony and reception venue located in Bolwarra in the Hunter Valley. The Barn has been renovated whilst still maintaining all of its grand rustic elegance. It is the perfect spot for couples looking for a rustic barn style country wedding with the freedom to choose your own suppliers.

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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 wedding venue 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.

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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
  • Wedding Packages: $5,000+

Cranky Rock Wollombi is a 120 acre working beef & horse farm and one of the most affordable wedding 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. Weddings are immersed in nature at Cranky Rock, with deer, wallaby, wombats and lyre birds regularly spotted around the place.

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Central Coast Venue Eaglereach Weddings
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-style Hunter Valley weddings in an off-the-beaten-track location. 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, a spacious open plan layout seats 110 guests and caters for both summer & winter weddings with air conditioning and a fire place. function space. 

All inclusive wedding 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 larger weddings at Dashville are all about. You get exclusive use of the property, ceremony held on the porch, personal wedding 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
  • Wedding Packages: $5,000+

Pokolbin Village is a sprawling estate that spans 100 acres in the heart of the Hunter Valley. There are a variety of spots suitable to erect a marquee for weddings, plus a function room that suits smaller weddings of up to 60 guests.

Hotel and self contained accommodation is available for 54 guests. Wedding packages are DIY/BYO.

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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 ($6,500+)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

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 Gardens Hunter Valley
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 wedding ceremonies and receptions in the Hunter Valley region of Maitland. The gardens surround a large picturesque dam with a wooden pier or elevated rustic arbor ceremony sites.

The Garden Room 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
  • Wedding Packages: $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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Hunter Valley Weddings

The Hunter Valley is a well established wine region less than 2 hours north of Sydney. Well known for its lush vineyards, rolling green hills and peaceful countryside, the picturesque area is a popular tourist hub all year round and an ideal wedding destination during any season.

Around 60 cellar doors are located in the Hunter Valley region offering an impressive line-up of award winning wines to taste - and to serve at your wedding. Many of these wineries are also wedding venues. 

An impressive calendar of local and international events are hosted in the Hunter Valley every year. This busy events schedule supports a large industry of restaurants and accommodation making the region well set up for destination weddings. 

Venue Types

These handy shortlists feature the best wedding venues in the Hunter Valley.

Affordable Venues
All-inclusive Packages
Barns & Sheds
BYO Places
Country Areas
Destination Venues
DIY Locations
Farms
Garden Venues
Luxury Venues
Outdoor Ceremony & Reception Venues
Private Places
Rustic Spots
Small Wedding Venues
Venues with Accommodation
Venues with a View
Waterfront Places
Wineries 

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 a Hunter Valley Wedding

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.  

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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...

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