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These 10 Hunter Valley wedding venues not only offer a stunning and exclusive location for weddings, they also set the scene for a unique and highly memorable wedding experience that's a little bit different from the norm.

Without further ado, these are our top 10 pick of wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. 

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Top 10 Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

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

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Venue Hire: $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.

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St Josephs Guesthouse is the most unique wedding venue in the Hawkesbury
2. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Ceremony: Under church bell
  • Receptions: Venue hire $3,500 - $7,500

St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique wedding venue, built in the ruins of a 160 year old church on the outskirts of the Hunter Valley near Wollombi. The historic 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building offers an ideal location for intimate day-time weddings of up to 100 guests. 

St Joseph's Guesthouse has an affordable venue hire fee which includes exclusive use of the entire property & accommodation for 10 guests for 5 nights. If you're looking for a cheap wedding venue in Sydney where you can stay for a while with friends & family, St Joseph's Guesthouse is an ideal choice.

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Peppers Barrel Room Hunter Valley Reception
3. 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 Hunter Valley wedding location also has the Peppers Creek Chapel and three stone cottages accommodating up to 26 guests for the weekend. 

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Hunter Valley Wedding Chateau
4. 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 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.

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
5. 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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Paradise Botanical Gardens is a hidden wedding venue on the Central Coast
6. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Location: Kulnura - Central Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a privately owned wedding venue hidden on 230 acres of pristine countryside in the tiny hamlet of Kulnura. The unique property features heritage Roman Columns, rare plants & animals, a manicured ceremony lawn in the Kings Garden, a Monet Bridge and Garden Marquee.

Flexible wedding packages include exclusive use of the property for 3 days, ability to DIY & BYO all your own suppliers, accommodation in the farmhouse, the option of glamping and freedom for guests to bring their own tents.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
7. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Sleeps: 32 + camping
  • Accommodation: $10,000
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Surrounded by 28 acres of native bushland and with stunning ocean views, Goolawah Retreat is a relaxed and affordable wedding destination for a weekend away with family & friends. The property features 5 refurbished cottages and there's more accommodation along the nearby coastline. Camping is permitted onsite.

The owners of Goolawah Retreat have constructed a new wedding reception venue pavilion that seats 90 guests or caters for cocktail functions of up to 120. You get exclusive use of the entire property including all accommodation and amenities for the weekend. Simply choose your own suppliers. Pet friendly. No neighbours. No curfew.

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Bimbadgen Palmers Lane Reception Venue
8. 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
9. 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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Mystwood Hunter Valley Wedding
10. Mystwood Weddings

  • Location: 117 Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 110
  • Accomodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement Packages: $4,995+
  • 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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