Who doesn't want to get married in a gorgeous setting, surrounded by beautiful landscape with the stars shining overhead?
All of the Wedding Venues I've listed here have an elegance and beauty that is only surpassed by mother nature herself. While I do photograph plenty of inner city weddings around the Sydney region, I'm a kiwi boy at heart and love the open space that you can only get once you leave the CBD.
Gledswood Homestead & Winery
Gledswood will make your special day one to remember.. From the Cask Room with its barn style appearance polished floor boards, exposed beams and open fire, to the Country Room with its rusticstyle exposed brickwork and beams, with views across the property, to the Gledswood Room a modern room with polished wooden dance floor, raised bridal table, in house sound system, and no internal pillars.
Gledswood is the wedding venue you've been looking for, whether its a formal or casual reception, we invite you to consider allowing us to share your special day.
Mali Brae Farm
This award winning venue, once an old hay barn, has been meticulously converted into a premier Southern Highlands Country Wedding Venue. Retaining the character of its humble origins, the barn is exceptionally comfortable and appointed with features that afford great style, sophistication and flexibility. Gorgeously appointed with fully functional facilities, the venue holds a maximum of 100 guests for your sit down function and can easily cater for 120 people for a cocktail style function. It is complete with a specially milled timber flooring and a cosy fireplace that adds to the rustic charm of the space.
This romantic Georgian Manor House is a Wedding Planners dream. Ravensthorpe sits in an idyllic rural pocket, just minutes from pristine South Coast beaches, yet easily located between Sydney, the Southern Highlands and Canberra.
Three acres of classical country setting with a mountain backdrop, heritage rotunda for ceremonies, not to mention a luxuriously appointed Bridal cottage for staying over.
With an opulent marquee seating up to 200 guests, Ravensthorpe have a myriad of decor options to stylise your Wedding reception. Their bespoke menus are all crafted in house including dessert-style Wedding cakes within your package and are all absolutely delicious!
If you dream of a venue where your preparations, ceremony, celebration, accommodation and recovery brunch all take place within One Perfect Space – then you must consider Ravensthorpe!
Montrose Berry Farm
Set amongst old English gardens, luscious orchards and the rolling pastures of the southern highlands. Montrose House exudes elegant country charm, making it the ideal wedding venue.Conveniently located just an hour and a half from Sydney and less than two hours from Canberra, we can cater for informal and formal weddings.Enjoy the old world feel of the English bond brick barn, seating up to 140 guests, or dance the night away under the stars with the outdoor option amongst the gardens of the estate.The barn is complete with a cosy fireplace, your very own bar and a magnificent new commercial kitchen. Catering is available or you may arrange your own outside qualified caterers.With the option to select from a number of local providers or use your own qualified service providers ensures your day to be unique, with exactly want you want on your special day.
Burnham Grove Estate
Built in the 1880’s, Burnham Grove Estate is a grand historic estate surrounded by acres of architecturally designed gardens, and boasts a beautiful fountain and pond amongst it’s manicured lawns. The Victorian Homestead, located in Camden, was one of the earliest built on Cawdor Road, by the Wheeler family and is one of four historic houses on Cawdor Rd. The property boasts a traditional 1880’s three-bedroom Homestead with a bridal dressing room, with stunning wedding spaces such as the Secret Garden, a Garden Marquee, a Croquet Lawn and 45 acres of space to catch that afternoon light. .
Bushbank is a stunning wedding venue and an historic working cattle farm located 5 minutes south of Kiama on 61.5 acres of rolling hills and sweeping gullies, overlooking Loves Bay and the deep blue ocean.
They have three bedrooms all with en-suites in the B&B homestead for bridal party, family or guests, with lounge room and surrounding verandahs. Breakfast is served in the homestead’s big old kitchen/dining room.
This is a family home and a family business and they encourage guests to feel at home and become part of their extended family if they choose to, otherwise their privacy is assured at all times and they have the space to remain private and contained. A gorgeous venue with some hidden gems to be found if you're willing to do a little exploring...
Belgenny Farm was established by John and Elizabeth Macarthur in 1805 and has held many weddings over the years with each one being as individual and unique as it's couples. They offer exclusive use of the property to all their couples, conducting only one wedding each day which is becomming a rare commodity these days.
The Farm also lends itself to beautiful wedding photography, with picturesque gardens, the rural landscape and historic farm buildings as your backdrop—all making Belgenny Farm a superb location for your special day.
It was established by John and Elizabeth Macarthur in 1805 and contains the earliest collection of colonial farm buildings in Australia. The property is a major educational centre with direct links to Australia's agricultural history and the picturesque setting it is also a popular venue for weddings and corporate events.
Whether it is for a wedding, a farm tour or a garden function, Belgenny Farm offers some of the best facilities in rural Sydney with all major functions being based in their famous Granary, originally a corn and machinery shed, and now a stylishly rustic reception centre.