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50 Most Popular Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Are you searching for the 50 most popular Hunter Valley wedding venues? We have researched the best and most popular wedding venues. And I have personally photographed weddings from at least 90% of these amazing wedding venues. The wedding venues I haven’t photographed a wedding at, are venues I would love to. They are all venues where you can have an amazing wedding day and where you can also get beautiful photos captured on the day.

Hunter Valley wedding venues

There are some incredible venues that are really popular, and there are some other venues that are hidden gems, that people haven’t really discovered yet. You just have to choose a venue that works with your style, vision and budget.

This list of the 50 most popular Hunter Valley wedding venues is all you need to find your perfect venue. Go through the list one by one and narrow down your selection. Have a look at their websites and look through their wedding portfolios. Shortlist your favourites and request to see their pricing and ask about availability. If they are available and they are within your budget, then schedule an appointment to visit the venue. Only then will you know if the venue is perfect for you.

The following list is not in any particular order. Have fun on your wedding journey and I hope this list of the 50 most popular Hunter Valley wedding venues is really useful for all the newly engaged couples out there.

1. Hunter Valley Gardens

Broke Road, Pokolbin
hvg.com.au

Hunter Valley Gardens
Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation nearby

Hunter Valley Gardens has everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams. With ten themed gardens available to hold your ceremony, countless photo locations and a range of exclusive wedding spaces for receptions.

Hunter Valley Gardens embodies natural beauty while working hard to ensure you are simply perfect for the best day of your life. The Gardens have a special advantage in providing one stunning location for wedding photographs, ceremonies and receptions. Make your day absolutely stress-free and celebrate the entire day at this property.

2. Peppers Creek Chapel & Barrel Room

1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin
winecountryweddings.net.au

Seated 180
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 26

If you want a wedding in a rustic country setting, then it doesn’t get much more rustic than at Peppers Creek. This idyllic set sandstone chapel offers the perfect setting for country vineyards, with views of merlot vineyards.

The Peppers Creek Barrel Room features huge Indian elephant doors three metres high, which frame the building’s entrance. The incredible sandstone structure, constructed from ancient stone blocks, has six-metre high gabled ceilings, and the entertainment area is focused around a spectacular five-metre long stone fireplace. The incredible sandstone house, constructed from ancient stone blocks, has six-metre high gabled ceilings, and a wedding reception room that is focused around a spectacular five-metre long stone fireplace.

3. The Convent & Circa 1876

88 Halls Road, Pokolbin
convent.com.au

Seated 140
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 40 guests

The Convent Hunter Valley and Circa 1876 are part of the Escarpment Group and are located in the same estate, which also has Peppertree Wines. Location-wise, the Convent is at one of the property and Circa 1876 is at the other.

The Convent has all the accommodation rooms, a restaurant which can be used for a reception and a marquee on site. Circa 1876 is the main reception venue and amazing restaurant. Circa also has a beautiful location for the wedding ceremony. The whole estate is beautiful for wedding photos with lots of beautiful locations you can wander around and explore.

The Convent and Circa team has years of professional experience and knows exactly what it takes to create memories that will forever be cherished. Celebrate your marriage in this truly beautiful setting with family and friends, as it is one of the most sought after venues in the Hunter Valley. Circa 1876 provides a beautiful venue for weddings set against the picturesque Hunter Valley. Experience expansive views of the grounds and escarpment along with perfectly manicured gardens within The Convent and Circa. It has to be one of the best HUnter Valley wedding venues around.

4. Enzo Weddings at IronBark Hill

694 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
enzohuntervalley.com.au

Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 6 cabins and villas

Enzo Weddings is situated on the IronBark Hill Vineyard and it is an amazing and very popular Hunter Valley wedding venue.

It sits on thirty acres of land and because it is located on a working vineyard, there are rolling hills filled with vines everywhere.

There is a large chapel onsite, with huge floor to ceiling windows that look onto the vines. Another amazing thing about this chapel is that is air conditioned, which is something you need when having a wedding in the Hunter Valley.

The reception room is a large rustic yet modern building which also looks onto the vines. It is total elegance in the vines. Chandeliers, high pitch roof and amazing food and service. You can’t go wrong with this Hunter Valley wedding venue.

5. Peterson House

Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin
petersonhouse.com.au

Peterson House wedding venue Hunter Valley
Peterson House
Seated 200
Cocktail 250
Accommodation nearby

Peterson House and Restaurant Cuvee is an award-winning wedding venue in the Hunter Valley. And it is located right in the middle of Pokolbin and chances are you have driven past this property when you visit the Hunter Valley. It is an exquisite wedding venue in a stunning sandstone building. This spectacular estate provides an elegant setting for both your reception and your ceremony.

There is a beautiful wedding chapel on the property and is arguably one of the best chapels in the Hunter Valley. Fully ariconditioned and with an upstairs balcony. You can give your guest the comfort they need but still have a country wedding.

Restaurant Cuvee is the location for the wedding reception or you can choose a marquee out in the vines, which is a great option if you have large numbers of guests.

6. Mindaribba House

532 Tocal Road, Tocal
mindaribbaweddings.com.au

Seated 170
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 12

Mindaribba House is a family-owned and operated business and they have been having weddings for eight and a half years in Mindaribba House. This is a beautiful, private Hunter Valley wedding venue situated just two hours north of Sydney in the Hunter Valley NSW.

The beautiful and exclusive Paterson River 1872 home, cattle yards, reclaimed wood stable, and banks provide spectacular photo opportunities. The estate has 5 acres of gardens and is 100 acres of countryside and there are a number of locations to choose from for your ceremony. The Paterson River flows along the entire length of the eastern border under the river’s broad pecan tree is a great place to conduct ceremonies or for wedding photography

Mindaribba House is the ideal place for couples on their wedding day and weekend stay, who want total privacy.

7. Wallalong House

76 Wallalong Road, Wallalong
wallalonghouse.com.au

Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 19 guests

Wallalong House is a classic garden wedding venue in the countryside overlooking beautiful pasturalland. This venue has a long history in the region and lies on top of a small hill that overlooks the valley. It has four fig trees at the front of the heritage home which are over 200 years old. These will be the ideal backdrop for your wedding ceremony. Wallalong house takes pride itself on its attention to detail and service. Their gardens are carefully tended, and many photo opportunities can have the ideal backdrop. Wallalong House has a huge Indian Tent right by the pool, to host the wedding reception. There is also some onsite accommodation for immediate family members and the wedding party.

8. Adams Peak

66 Adams Peak Road, Broke
adamspeak.com.au

Seated 160
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 24 guests

Adams Peak is definitely one of the best Hunter Valley wedding venues around. It is located away from the main hustle and bustle of Pokolbin and is in a much quieter and more secluded area of the Hunter Valley.

This is a family run business and they are continually improving and upgrading the property and the facilities. It is also an extremely popular wedding venue and they book out a long way in advance.

It is further way from Pokolbin but closer to the mountain ranges, so it has some of the best views around. And arguably the best location for a wedding ceremony anywhere in the region. It has beautiful country scenery all over its property. There is accommodation available onsite, and there are a few options for your wedding reception. Adam’s Peak is without a doubt, one of the best Hunter Valley wedding venues.

9. Tocal Homestead

957 Tocal Road, Tocal
tocalhomestead.com.au

Seated 140
Cocktail 250
Accommodation onsite

Tocal Homestead is a beautiful, rustic venue location in the countryside of Tocal. The beautiful, historic Homestead is located on top of a tiny rise overlooking a lagoon. The house garden consists of majestic fig trees lining the Homestead yard, making it a perfect venue for on-site celebrations and garden parties pre-dinner.

You have the option of holding your wedding ceremony in the Homestead garden, in the Blacket Barn or more formally in the Tocal Chapel under the giant fig trees.

The Heritage Hay Shed maintains a 100-year-old bed outside. The interior was converted into a new place of work with substantial use of reclaimed timber. It is a great place for a tea party or a seated meal. For all the visitors the rustic look is welcoming.

The Homestead grounds include a number of old houses, barns, and timber gated paddocks, providing countless photographic opportunities for your wedding. Beautiful wedding photos are guaranteed.

10. Albion Farm Gardens

869 Paterson Road, Woodville
albionfarmgardens.com.au

Albion farm gardens
Albion Farm Gardens
Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 6 guests

Albion Farm Gardens features 100 acres of fields and farms and 25 acres of stunning gardens which are perfect for wedding photography and for your wedding day. It is part farm, part gardens and is located in the suburb of Woodville. Albion Farm Gardens was the first farm in the area and is still a family-run, working farm, and has been run by the same family since 1971.

There are many location options for your wedding ceremony in the gardens. Or you can have your ceremony inside the historic timber barn. From a wedding photographers point of view, either option will be great at this amazing hunter valley wedding venue.

There is a three-bedroom cottage onsite which is available for weddings but there is no reception venue onsite. But there is one directly across the road at Woodville School of Arts hall. Which is what they recommend you use. It is a lovely country hall and is a ‘blank canvas’ type venue, where you can style the room to suit your vision.

11. Wandin

12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale
wandin.com.au

Seated 120
Cocktail 150
Accommodation 42 guests

Wandin is a huge property on an actual working vineyard but it is ideal and set up for weddings. Plus there are literally hundreds of kangaroos all over the property. So if you have any overseas guests who would love to see kangaroos, you will see so many around this amazing property.

There is accommodation available onsite, with villas and a large house. You have a few options for your wedding ceremony. Eucalyptus Grove, which is outdoor near the cricket oval. On the pontoon overlooking a dam. Or in the Barn which is full of barrels of wine. I personally would keep the Barn is a wet weather options and do one of the two other outdoor options.

There reception venue is just beautiful and if you love cricket then it is even better! As it is located next to the cricket oval where you and your guests can play a game of cricket. Wandin is a pretty amazing wedding venue and I happily recommend it.

12. Woodhouse Wollombi, Redwood Park

2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi
thewoodhousewollombi.com.au

Seated 150
Cocktail 150
Accommodation 16 guests

Redwood Park Wollombi, is considered home to The Woodhouse and The Barnstay. It is a beautiful 100 acre property situated in the Hunter Valley of NSW. The Woodhouse and Barnstay at Redwood Park will have to be among the best wedding venues across Hunter Valley.

It is an architecturally planned, purpose-built venue for weddings and events. And you are not going to discover anything like this in the Hunter Valley. This is a stunning wooden structure of Mediterranean charm is rustic yet polished. If the house itself isn’t enough to inspire you, instead there could be any features of it. It has 7 m ceilings, 4 m walls, a stand-alone fireplace, a restaurant, a large outdoor underground dancefloor and lounge room, an outdoor firepit with built-in lounge seating and a peaceful courtyard.

The Barnstay is converted to 140-year-old barn at Redwood Park. The Barnstay can hold up to 16 guests and is given solely to the bridal party and families.

13. Redleaf Wollombi

2480 Wollombi Road, Wollombi
redleafwollombi.com.au

Seated 200
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 10

This venue is situated on a 100 magical acres just 3 km from Wollombi city. With 10 acres of manicured grounds, the luxurious country retreat carries on a touch of Italian flavour from Tuscany itself. It’s the ideal venue for a family and friends weekend wedding because it’s secluded, quiet, indulgent and intimate.

This Tuscan inspired house is actually the perfect location for wedding preparations as it is separated into two parts. So both of you can get ready at the same property, and still not see each other if you choose.

The entire property is perfect for photos and you can have your wedding ceremony anywhere you want You may use the Redleaf Barn for a wedding of around sixty guests or you can hire a marquee for larger weddings.

14. Margan Wines & Restaurant

1238 Milbrodale Road, Broke
margan.com.au

Seated 180
Cocktail 200
Accommodation nearby

Margan Wines & Restaurant is a family-owned and award-winning winery. They have some of the best wine in the country and serve some of the finest cuisine in the region. And they do a pretty beautiful wedding.

It is located out at Broke, which means they have some of the most scenic views over the Brokenback mountain range and Yellow Rock. Wedding ceremonies are held in their garden area with view over that mountain range and their vineyards. And the reception is held in their rustic Barrel Room. I have photographed many weddings there and they are an awesome Hunter Valley wedding venue.

15. Tamburlaine Organic Wines

358 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin
tamburlaine.com.au

Tamburlaine Organic Wines
Seated 180
Cocktail 250
Accommodation nearby

Tamburlaine Organic Wines is a Hunter Valley wedding venue, located right in the middle of Pokolbin. They produce some of the finest organic wine in the country and they also provide an excellent wedding service.

Wedding ceremonies happen out in their beautiful gardens amongst tall trees and the countryside. The wedding receptions take place in “The Lodge” which overlooks a lovely lake. If you are looking for a country venue, which is very central, close to accommodation and Hunter Valley attractions, then this place is worth a visit.

16. Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

15 Thompsons Road, Pokolbin
oakshotels.com.au

Seated 800
Cocktail 1000
Accommodation over 200 villas

This scenic resort and wedding venue in the Hunter Valley is a beautiful choice for a wedding. With 300-acres, a pro gold course, two bars, two restaurants, three pools and two tennis courts. You and your guests will be fully entertained the entire weekend.

They can accommodate intimate weddings as well as full on extravaganza’s in their ballroom. And your wedding reception can be held in their convention centre, Lagoon Pool Marquee, or in the Restaurant.

17. Mercure Resort Hunter Valley

Corner of Broke and McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
mercurehuntervalley.com.au

Seated 180
Cocktail 180
Accommodation 72 rooms

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley is located right in the heart of Pokolbin next to the Hunter Valley Gardens. It is a 4 ½ star hotel and is an ideal venue with many options for couples.

Ceremonies will generally be held in the Lodge Gardens or The Library. And there are four reception rooms to choose from for your dinner and party.

18. Glenmore Estate

150 Wills Hill Road, Lovedale
glenmorecountryestate.com.au

Seated 120
Cocktail 150
Accommodation 8 guests

Situated at the outer edge of the Jade Estate Vineyard, Glenmore dates back to the mid-1800s and holds the distinction of being the original homestead of the area. The marvellously romantic house characterises all that is the Hunter Valley.

Heralded as one of the Hunter Valley region ‘s finest wedding locations, Glenmore Country Estate has a long tradition of creating a dreamy wedding spot for couples.

The magnificent barn can comfortably hold 60 to 120 visitors anywhere at any time, while the manicured gardens mean that you can drive the celebration out into the star-filled evening sky.

19. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale 
crowneplazahuntervalley.com.au

Seated 400
Cocktail 800
Accommodation 414 rooms

If you are searching for a wedding venue that can accommodate any needs and wants, it is certainly worth considering a ceremony and reception at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. This vast resort provides your ceremony and reception a multitude of indoor and outdoor options, as well as luxurious lodging for all your family and friends.

20. Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

409 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin
bimbadgen.com.au

Bimbadgen Palmers Lane
Seated 130
Cocktail 130
Accommodation 8

Located in the heart of Pokolbin with some of the most stunning views, Bimbadgen Palmers Lane is the ideal destination for your wedding day.Celebrate with award-winning food prepared by Esca Bimbadgen Restaurant, and the exceptional Bimbadgen world-class wines and your close family and friends!

Located in the heart of Pokolbin on Palmers Road, the location offers panoramic views of the mountain ranges as your backdrop.

You can choose to have your wedding ceremony at the top of the hill, down the pontoon or among the picturesque vineyards. While you explore the countryside and get some beautiful photos, your guests will be entertained with some of the best food and wine in the region.

21. Piggs Peake

697 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
piggspeake.com

Seated 120
Cocktail 200
Accommodation nearby

Piggs Peake is a winery in Pokolbin with a history of breaking the rules of wine making. They also have a beautiful wedding venue.

Wedding ceremonies take place in their courtyard and the reception can be held either in their restaurant or in their barrel room. If you have enough people, I would choose the barrel room. It is basically a black canvas venue, that is a bit industrial and it surrounded by barrels of wine. It is pretty awesome location for a wedding.

22. vovo Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

336 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin
huntervalley.vocohotels.com.au

Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 70 Rooms

When you’re looking for a genuinely unique Hunter Valley wedding venue, you may want to check out the lavish property at voco Kirkton Park. It is located in Pokolbin and has one of the best views over the landscape and mountains. With the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.

It’s a country and garden wedding venue that is elegant and refined. Wedding ceremonies are held in the gardens and there two rooms to choose from for your reception.

23. Twine Restaurant

310 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin
twinerestaurant.com.au

Seated 100
Cocktail 150
Accommodation nearby

Twine Restaurant is located at Wynwood Estate and it is a beautiful Hunter Valley wedding venue. It is located on just over one hundred acres of sweeping land. Full of vines, dams and trees. It is in a really beautiful location.They have various choices for your ceremony and offer two wedding reception rooms to choose from, including a barrel room.

24. Chateau Elan

Vintage Drive, Rothbury
chateauelan.com.au

Seated 170
Cocktail 330
Accommodation 80 rooms

Chateau Elan is an elegant and luxurious hotel in one of the most beautiful locations in the Hunter Valley. It is located within “The Vintage” estate in Rothury and sits next to a golf course.

The Carriage House is a perfect location for your wedding ceremony. A fully air-conditioned, rustic sandstone chapel, with the stones reused from an 1843 homestead in the Hunter Valley. If you prefer an outdoor wedding, you can choose to have it at the Fairway Rotunda. There are a couple of beautiful function rooms to choose from for your wedding reception.

25. Bistro Molines

749 Mount View Rd, Mount View
bistromolines.com.au

Bistro Molines
Seated 90
Cocktail 130
Accommodation 4 guests

Bistro Molines is a stunning restaurant owned by Hunter Valley legends Robert and Sally Molines. This Chefs Hatted restaurant is located within the Tallavera Grove Carillion Wines estate in Mount View. Bistro Molines sits on top of a hill and has spectacular, panoramic views over the region.

Rolling hills filled with vineyards and farmland surround this amazing Hunter Valley wedding venue. You have a wedding here because you want the best food and wine, in the most amazing location.

26. Mansfield House 1887

315 High Street, Maitland
mansfieldhouse1887.com.au

Seated 110
Cocktail 140
Accommodation nearby

Mansfield House is a lavish historic house with beautiful Victorian Garden and luxurious, elegant rooms. Located in the heart of CBD Maitland, this is the perfect location for creating wonderful memories.

This building has a long history in the Hunter, having been built in the late 19th century. It was a former bank and was once the most opulent building in Maitland. It has now been fully restored an amazing wedding venue. Not everyone wants a rustic country wedding. So this is a wonderful alternative for those couples looking for some historic elegance.

27. Hanging Tree Wines

294 O’Connors Rd, Pokolbin
hangingtreewines.com

Seated 100
Cocktail 100
Accommodation 8 guests

Hanging Tree Wines is a family-owned boutique winery set on 40 acres with spectacular views and scenery. Particularly at sunset with the Brokenback Range as your backdrop.

There are many options available on the property for your ceremony and your reception can take place on the deck of the Homestead. If you are looking for a Hunter Valley venue that has heritage building with a rustic, country vibe, then this place just might be for you.

28. Moravia Park Hunter Valley

423 Wilderness Road, Lovedale
moraviapark.com.au

Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 10

If you are looking for a barn style wedding venue, then Moravia Park might be the wedding venue for you. Moravia Park is a spectacular one-of-a-kind destination located in the vibrant heart of Hunter Valley, Lovedale. The barn itself has been recently renovated and has maintained much of its original beauty. From the raw metal beams down to the barn interior’s weathered timber lining. There is so much personality to this beauty! The barn features huge double sliding barn doors opening onto a split level bar and reception venue area.

Moravia Park is a blank canvas, DIY Hunter Valley wedding venue. Meaning, that you have a beautiful room to decorate to reflect your style and your wedding. You can make it exactly how you have always imagined. So make your wedding dreams come true!

29. Calvin Estate

362 Luskintyre Road, Luskintyre
calvinestate.com.au

Seated 175
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 10

Calvin Estate in Luskintyre, New South Wales is home to 24 hectares of picturesque countryside and a beautiful location for your wedding day. It provides colonial-era design and decor overlooking the Hunter River and nearby mountains, with quiet valley views. Calvin provides private lodging for up to 10 wedding guests, offering a formal ambience with an informal country look.

Place your wedding on the lawn, take pictures on the tree-lined drive and hold your wedding reception in the beautiful and rustic wood barrel room, complete with chandeliers.

Calvin Hall is a magnificent Grand Barrel Room located in lovely surrounding garden courtyard.It can accommodate up to 175 seated guests with a dance floor and is therefore a complete Hunter Valley wedding venue perfect for all seasons.

The private Chapel with seating for up to 90 guests with additional standing room is located within Calvin Hall.

30. Estate Tuscany

Mistletoe Lane & Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
estatetuscany.com.au

Hunter Valley wedding venues
Seated 150
Cocktail 150
Accommodation 38 rooms

Estate Tuscany, which was formerly known as Tuscany Wine Estate Resort, is located in Pokolbin at one of the most iconic and scenic street in the entire Hunter Valley. You would have you wedding here, just for the view. Row and row of vineyards, as far as the eye can see and they all look onto the Brokenback mountain range.

There is accommodation available on-site for you and your wedding guests. The wedding ceremonies take place in the courtyard overlooking the vines. And depending on the number of guests you are having, there are three reception spaces to choose from. So if you are looking for a wedding in the vines with a Tuscan inspired influence, then this wedding venue in the Hunter Valley might be right for you.

31. Bluebush Estate

196 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale
bluebushestate.com.au

Seated
Cocktail
Accommodation 39 guests

Bluebush Estate in Lovedale is a charming wedding venue located in ten acres of land, which overlook the Molly Morgan Ranges. It is ideal for those couples looking for a simple country wedding in a beautiful location.

There are four separate houses on the estate that can accommodate up to 39 guests. And all the houses look on to the vineyards and the scenic landscape.

32. Dalwood Estate

700 Dalwood Rd, Dalwood
dalwoodestate.com.au

Seated 230
Cocktail 400
Accommodation nearby

Set on 260 hectares, Dalwood Estate is Australia’s oldest vineyard. Located in the Hunter Valley, they deliver breathtaking valley views and green vineyards, elegant indoor and outdoor venue settings, and gorgeous locations for wedding ceremonies. This estate also offers modern and elegant options such as marquees and tipis for your celebration, along with their indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and reception areas.

33. Lonely Goat Olives

153 Eglinford Lane, Congewai
lonelygoatolives.com.au

Seated 100
Cocktail 100
Accommodation 2 + 20 glamping

Lonely Goat Olives is a completely flexible blank canvas, DIY, BYO country farm wedding venue. It doesn’t get any better than this place. Have the wedding of your dreams and make it completely unique to you, your style and your personality.

You get home, quaint boutique cottage accommodation nestled amid breathtaking views. With an open-air kitchen, a four-poster king-size bed, a king-size slay bed and a wide verandah overlooking the valley.

For your wedding ceremony, you can choose to hold it anywhere on the 100-acre property. And there are so many beautiful locations with rolling hills and mountain backdrops.

If you’re searching for versatile, fully customisable wedding venue,  that is family owned and operated, then Lonely Goat Olives could be just the farm for you.

34. Mulla Villa Farm / Merrindah Events

3174 Great North Road Wollombi
merrindahevents.com.au

Seated 100
Cocktail 120
Accommodation 5 guests

Mulla Villa Farm is located in 75 acres of pristine and secluded land surrounded by the Wollombi valley. This rustic country property is the ideal location for your dream wedding.

Mulla Villa Farm was built by convicts in 1840 and had been used as a Bed & Breakfast but is now a family home. There is a fully restored and converted into a beautiful barn wedding venue and give uninterrupted views of the countryside.

35. Goosewing Cottage

1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View
goosewingcottage.com.au

Hunter Valley wedding venues
Goosewing Cottage
Seated 20
Cocktail 20
Accommodation 2 houses

If you are looking for a beautiful and secluded wedding venue to have a small wedding or elopement, then Goosewing Cottage is the best place in the Hunter Valley to do that.

This is a ceremony and photo only reception venue. Receptions must be held offsite and elopements must be kept to under twenty guests. For an elopement, this venue is perfect. It is located up in the mountains of Mount View and the only things around are cattle, horses and chickens. It doesn’t get much more relaxed and beautiful that this place.

36. Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception

842 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
lovedaleweddingchapel.com.au

Seated 120
Cocktail 140
Accommodation 6 guests

Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception is an all-in-one wedding destination. It has a wedding chapel, reception hall, and housing with our three cottages. It is located on a spectacular 27 acre country residence, one of a kind view of the Watagans and Brokenback Mountain Ranges. The property remains solely yours when booked for your wedding.  No other weddings taking place, providing each couple with a private and intimate experience.

The wedding reception has an exclusive in-house caterer giving free food tastings. The house is situated in picturesque Lovedale, in the middle of the wine country.

Built by hand by the owner who also lives on site, the Chapel was newly constructed at the end of 2004. The reception is basically all brand new, established in 2014. In a comfortable, stress-free environment, it was planned to provide couples with total privacy. The Reception room has a large deck overlooking the spectacular church, vineyard, gazebo, lake, bridge, and fountain garden where your people can enjoy drinks and canapés. The reception venue offers panoramic views from every seat across the Hunter Valley vineyard area through large double glass doors leading out to the deck.

37. Leaves & Fishes

737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
leavesandfishes.com.au

Seated 100
Cocktail 130
Accommodation 8 guests

The House at Leaves & Fishes is the ideal place to host your wedding personally designed and planned. The House, and its substantial grounds, focus on providing your big day with the bones. A shared location, they deliver the versatility to build your own event with vendors who perform your style beautifully, with the expertise and capabilities to ensure it runs smoothly.

The House offers a beautiful, developed Hunter Valley setting, the perfect environment for designing your dream wedding day. From an ornamental pear tree for your ceremony. To the sunken garden for canapés and the games on the lawn with festoon illumination in the trees. The House at Leaves & Fishes is full of choices.

38. Squire’s Vineyard

62 Squire Cl, Belford
squiresvineyard.com.au

Seated 120
Cocktail 120
Accommodation 30 guests

Squire’s Vineyard is a luxurious rural estate with a comfortable country look, offering traditional Hampton styling. Set on 100 picturesque private acres of rolling fields, vineyards and dams it provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding destination.

Located in the Sweetwater area of Belford, bordered by Pokolbin and Rothbury, Squire’s Vineyard is perfectly situated to offer peace and tranquilly alongside stunning scenery. It is a stone’s throw from some of the finest vineyards, restaurants and attractions the Hunter Valley has to offer. As a wedding venue it is well supported by numerous neighbouring properties offering additional accommodation for cottages.

39. Kookaburra Hideaway

336c Old North Road, Pokolbin
kookaburrahidaway.com.au

Seated 130
Cocktail 150

Accommodation 16

Located on 25 acres of beautiful land, with views over the Hunter Valley and Brokenback Mountains is Kookaburra Hideaway.

The Wedding Shed at Kookaburra Hideaway is the perfect location for all kinds of weddings and elopements. There is accommodation available and wedding ceremonies can take place next to the Marrying Tree.

40. Stonehurst Cedar Creek

1840 Wollombi Road, Cedar Creek
stonehurst.com.au

Hunter Valley wedding venues
Stonehurst Cedar Creek
Seated 120
Cocktail 150
Accommodation 7 cottages

Stonehurst Cedar Creek is without a doubt, one of the most beautiful Hunter Valley wedding venues around. With a whopping 550 acres of land, there is no shortage of beautiful locations for ceremonies or photos. There is a popular grove, rolling hills, vineyards and a running creek. This working deer, cattle and vineyard is a stunning location for any wedding couple and should be on your list of places to check out.

41. Ever After Chapel (1888)

43 High Street, Greta
everafterchapel.com.au

Seated 130
No Accommodation
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Ever After Chapel is a heritage listed chapel that is around 130 years old and now open for all religious or civil marriage ceremonies.
Built in 1888, it is a fine example of the late 19th century Victorian Gothic Revival style. Lovingly renovated, with a pitch ceiling of 10 feet, ornate columns, white marble walls, painted floorboards and 12 original stained glass windows.

It is also close to a wide variety of reception and accommodation options. A beautiful place to enjoy your happy day. And one of our favourite Hunter Valley wedding venues.

42. Russley Rural Retreat

242 Segenhoe Road, Scone
russleyruralretreat.com.au

Seated 120
Cocktail 120

Accommodation 12

“Russley” Homestead c.1894 is set 15 minutes south of Scone on 17 acres of beautiful land. It is located on the banks of the Hunter River in the renowned Segenhoe Valley and less than 3 hours from Sydney. The valley is known for the famous thoroughbred horse studs.

The historic colonial homestead was completely refurbished with a quirky spin. It is composed of 4 queen rooms and 1 family room. They ‘re all gorgeously designed. For the wedding couple, it’s a romantic place. The home has a wide lounge room with a 10-seater cedar dinner table, polished wooden floors and an fireplace. It’s the perfect location for the night before the wedding, as well as the wedding day makeup and hair. The house has verandas viewing the valley and beautiful gardens all around it. Flanked by Canary Island Palm trees, the circular driveway builds the most stunning natural sanctuary for outdoor weddings.

This is a marquee wedding venue and there are a number of locations where you can set it up. And there are plenty of locations for wedding photography.

43. Weddings at Woodville

235 Clarence Town Road, Woodville
allsaintswoodville.com.au

Seated 130
Cocktail 150
Accommodation nearby

This special property is situated just outside Maitland, in the small community of Woodville in the Hunter Valley. The property consists of a Gothic sandstone chapel (non-denominational) listed heritage, a charming old timber building and a huge air-conditioned marquee reception area on a patio next to the building, the ultimate all in one wedding venue. Our venue is ideal for rustic, boho, classic theme weddings but it lends itself to a lot of styles. One of our favourite Hunter Valley wedding venues.

44. Mystwood

117 Milsons Arm Road, Wollombi
mystwood.com.au

Seated 110
Cocktail 110
Accommodation 12 guests

Mystwood opened its wedding venue in 2016, and to date has held more than 270 weddings. Set on 140 acres of hills and valleys, open fields and Australian bushland, it is a breathtaking farm. A uniquely styled marquee, which seats up to 110 people, is privately tucked away in a gorge. There is a rustic bar and DJ booth adjacent to this gorgeous location, an outdoor dance floor – located under a massive arbour illuminated by 600 metres of fairy lights, 5 metres high.

45. Ben Ean

119 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
benean.com.au

Hunter Valley wedding venues
Ben Ean
Seated 400
Cocktail 500
Accommodation nearby

Ben Ean, formally known as the Lindeman’s Estate, is one of the Hunter Valley’s most breathtaking and sought after wedding venues and wineries.

With the new ownership of the Petersons & McGuigan family, the 174-year-old Winery & Vineyard has undergone comprehensive restoration taking the property back to its former glory. Creating the ideal destination for your wedding with a Cellar Door, Award-winning restaurant, various reception areas, Ceremony sites and set on 200 acres. It is one of the most beautiful vineyards in the Hunter Valley and your wedding day will be absolutely beautiful there.  One of our favourite Hunter Valley wedding venues.

46. Chapel Mon Coeur

469 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
chapelmoncoeur.com.au

Seated 250
Cocktail 250
Accommodation 10 guests

Set in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Domaine de Binet and Chapel Mon Coeur is the ideal destination for your Hunter Valley wedding.

Imagine your ceremony in a vineyard paddock with expansive views through the vineyards or in the open-air chapel overlooking the Brokenback Ranges. Feast under the country stars in a Sperry tent, tipi, or marquee for your wedding reception. Binet  Family Wines has exclusive catering services, with very reasonable wedding packages.  That incorporates staff waiting, cutlery, crockery and setup.

The Winemakers Cottage has accommodation on site which sleeps 10 adults, ideal for the bridal party.

47. RidgeView Restaurant

273 Sweetwater Rd, Pokolbin
ridgeview.com.au

Seated 100
Cocktail 100
Accommodation 12 guests

The RidgeView in Pokolbin, New South Wales is a beautiful and scenic vineyard with stunning vineyards, Australian bush and waterways. Nestled between vineyards and charming wetlands, the restaurant serves excellent Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine made from herbs and vegetables grown in their own backyard. The restaurant also features huge timber valued ceilings with a large undercover deck.

They specialise in smaller more intimate weddings and are a beautiful option if you want a relaxed and fun-filled day. One of our favourite Hunter Valley wedding venues.

48. Vinden Estate Homestead

138 Gillards Road, Pokolbin
vindenwines.com.au

Seated 200
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 12 guests

The Vinden Estate homestead provides a rare chance to stay in the heart of the Hunter Valley, at a modern commercial winery in Pokolbin. Have a wedding in a beautiful homestead in the Hunter Valley overlooking the Brokenback Ranges and adjacent Hunter Valley vineyards.

Vinden Estate is among the most coveted properties in the Hunter Valley wine region. The homestead is based on early 1840s Victorian architecture and boasts unpretentious beauty and elegance. This venue in Hunter Valley overlooks 12 acres of luxury winemaking. Set on 25 acres of park-like grounds, a swimming pool, tennis court, greenhouse, olive grove and lush gardens making it one of the finest country estates in this area.

Receptions can be held in the restaurant for up to 50 people. A marquee can be used for weddings over 50 at various locations around the vineyard. Making this one of the great Hunter Valley wedding venues.

49. Leogate Estate Wines

492 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
leogate.com.au

Seated 160
Cocktail 200
Accommodation 8 guests

With the Brokenback Mountains as your backdrop, Leogate Wines is a wonderful fifty-acre Hunter Valley wedding venue. The Crystal Room and private courtyard at Leogate Estate give you an exquisite location for weddings with seating for up to 160 guests and cocktail style for larger weddings. The award-winning wines and fantastic service will make your wedding day an enjoyable experience of the highest quality, with an emphasis on delicious cuisine. Making this one of the most popular Hunter Valley wedding venues.

50. Spicers Guesthouse

Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin
spicersretreats.com

Seated 150
Cocktail 200
Accommodation for 100 guests

Spicers Guesthouse is the great mix of elegance and glamour nestled in the unique Australian landscape in the NSW Hunter Valley. Offering a variety of wedding and reception facilities with 49 rooms, including a four-bedroom cottage for overnight stays.
Imagine saying your wedding vows under the Lovedale Pavilion ‘s white rafters surrounded by glass walls looking across gumtree fields. Followed by drinks and a generous grassy table on the Lovedale Lawn where your guests can lounge before dinner while you and your wedding party make the most of the vast grounds to take pictures of your dream wedding day.

The Hunter Valley is known for its excellent food & wine and wedding venues. And Spicers Guesthouse definitely keeps up with this tradition.   Their award-winning chefs chose the best seasonal food and created an incredible menu which your guests would surely love. Paired with an amazing wine cellar, packed with local and foreign wines, they will give you a happy wedding day full of elegance. Making this our final and also one of the best, Hunter Valley wedding venues.