Hunter Valley Wedding Venues

Explore Hunter Valley’s best wedding venues, from gardens to reception venues with all-inclusive packages. Check prices, availability, and obtain quotes!

Crowne Plaza Newcastle
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Crowne Plaza Newcastle wedding venue offers a perfect location to take the vows in Newcastle. This venue is located above Tyne around Tyne and Wear borough. It's one of the most classic venues...

Ceremony capacity
250-300
St Killians Luxury Accommodation
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St Killian's Church Hunter Valley is the perfect venue for having a countryside wedding. Built in 1879, St Killians Church is known for its rich heritage and history. Initially, the church was...

Ceremony capacity
50-60
Segenhoe Inn
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Segenhoe Inn

Hunter Valley

Segenhoe Inn was built in 1837 and is one of the oldest accommodations in Australia. The history of this colonial-style is as charming as its beauty; it is believed that prisoners built this...

Ceremony capacity
100-120
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Our Secret Garden
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Our Secret Garden

Hunter Valley

Our Secret Garden is one of the most elegant and unique garden wedding venues located on the central coast. The wedding venue is dubbed as an empty canvas, and couples get the option to customize...

Ceremony capacity
250-300
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Mount Broke Wines
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Mount Broek Wines has a great location only 20 minutes from Pokolbin, Singleton, and Wollombi. It was established in 1997 and a great country wedding venue with magnificent views of the Brokenback...

Ceremony capacity
70-80
The Retreat Port Stephens
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The Retreat Port Stephens will offer you a unique wedding experience, with the venue being surrounded by natural greens. There are recreation rooms in this venue in addition to the outdoor...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Muswellbrook Race Club
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Muswellbrook Race Club combines mesmerizing scenery with an exciting estate surrounded by surging greens and lovely trail. It is one of the most remarkable settings in the Area. The club offers a...

Ceremony capacity
100-120
Min price (pp)
$50-$60
Gunyah Hotel - The Lake View Room
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Gunyah Hotel is one of the perfect wedding venues located in Belmont, New South Wales. The wedding venue provides surreal water views and private space to make wedding functions memorable. One of...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Buttai Barn
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Buttai Barn

Hunter Valley

Buttai Barn is located in Lings Road, Beresfield, New South Wales, Australia. Built-in 1982, it remains a choice location for all wedding events. It is a typical bush barn with indoor and outdoor...

Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Merewether Surfhouse
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Merewether Surfhouse’s wedding venue offers a fantastic setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. With a classic function room, this venue offers stunning views and a charming ambience to...

Ceremony capacity
300-400
Min price (pp)
$100-$120
Ben Ean Estate
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Ben Ean Estate is one of the beautiful wedding venues located in the historic Hunter Valley wine country. The venue is surrounded by peaceful winery views to make the special day memorable...

Ceremony capacity
400-500
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
Stanley Park
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Stanley Park

Fullerton Cove

One of the best places to celebrate your wedding and make it memorable in Stanley Park. It is the perfect place where your ceremony, reception, photos, and accommodation can take place without any...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
The Woodhouse Wollombi
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Woodhouse Wollombi is one of the finest and premium wedding venues located in the Hunter Valley. It is specially designed as per wedding and events arrangements. The wedding venue also consists of...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$0-$50
Chateau Elan at The Vintage
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Chateau Elan at the Vintage is one of Australia’s finest golf courses, spa, and event spaces. It is located in Vintage Drive, Rothbury, New South Wales, Australia. Chateau Elan at the Vintage is...

Ceremony capacity
120-150
Min price (pp)
$150-$200
Mystwood
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Mystwood

Wollombi

Mystwood is one of the beautiful wedding venues located in the Hunter Valley. The wedding venue is 2 hours away from Sydney CBD and 1 hour from Gosford. Mystwood has been hosting wedding...

Ceremony capacity
100-120
Min price (pp)
Starline Alpacas Farmstay Resort
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The Starline Alpacas Farmstay Resort is located at 1100 Milbrodale Road, Broke, New South Wales. The resort has its winery, which you could explore and taste different kinds of wine. In case you...

Ceremony capacity
100-120
Min price (pp)
$60-$70
Wests New Lambton
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The Wests New Lambton has been operating since many decades now and has the experience of conducting grand weddings on its ground. Wests is located at New Lambton, New South Wales. The venue...

Ceremony capacity
400-500
Voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley
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Kirkton Park is voco™ hotel in the heart of Pokolbin and the ideal setting for a country wedding. Experience rolling countryside views with the majestic Brokenback Ranges from your reception local...

Ceremony capacity
150-200
Min price (pp)
$120-$150
The Lock Up
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The Lock Up

Newcastle

Have you been on the lookout for unique places as your wedding venue? This is definitely going to pique your interest. The Lock-Up is situated in the middle of Newcastle's heritage grounds. This...

Ceremony capacity
80-100
Blue Pacific Swansea
5

The Blue Pacific Swansea Motel is surrounded by water and only over 1 ½ hours’ drive from Sydney. On its one side, it features the southern hemisphere’s largest lake, Lake Macquarie, and on the...

Ceremony capacity
70-80

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Getting married in Hunter Valley? Here are some of the key points you need to know;

● Visit the annual Hunter Valley Wedding Expo to get inspired

● Attend wine tastings with your guests at top-notch wineries such as Brokenwood, Briar Ridge and Audrey Wilkonson to have a great kick start to your wedding weekend

● Soar high over the Hunter Valley in a hot air balloon

● Dinner at one of the best restaurants in Pokolbin with your loved ones before your beautiful Hunter Valley wedding

● Render your most special day and make it unforgettable on unique wedding photography locations such as estate vineyards, Lake St. Clair and Adams Peak Fields

● Stroll around the Hunter Valley Gardens on the morning of your wedding reception and ceremony

What is the best time of the year for a wedding in Hunter Valley?

Deciding on your wedding date or month for your most special day will be one of the most significant decisions you will make. It will affect your venue, wedding dress, vendors and many more. Whatever season you choose, you’ll surely find the ideal setting from dozens of wedding venues in Hunter Valley!

The most popular and the best time for Hunter Valley weddings is during March and November, with neither too cold nor too hot weather forecastings. In these months, there’s a high demand for outdoor wedding venues. It’s no surprise since nature creates the best wedding decorations with colourful flowers while transforming itself for the upcoming season. Country-style barns and farms, rustic wineries, vast estate vineyards and ethereal gardens are among Hunter Valley’s best wedding venues for spring and fall weddings. Resort weddings are also popular among couples who want to have a laid-back celebration far from the hustle and bustle of the city centre with a modern twist at a tranquil wedding location. Don’t forget to ask whether these facilities have a back-up rain plan in case of torrential rain or sweltering temperatures occur.

If you love cold weather, cosy feels, early sunset and don’t mind putting on a jacket over your dress, having a winter wedding is an excellent option for you. Your chances of finding relatively cheap wedding venues are higher as well since many facilities and vendors are open to offering discounts during the winter months as it's usually the low season. You can have your ceremony in a historic wedding chapel and go to top-notch restaurants for your wedding reception. If you have guests from different parts of the country, you can search for hotels with ballrooms and banquet halls that offer wedding accommodation.

What are the popular wedding styles in Hunter Valley?

A wedding style will set the tone of your special day and guide your every decision related to aesthetics. That’s why deciding on your vision with your partner beforehand is very important.

The most popular wedding theme in Hunter Valley is rustic celebrations. If thoughts of a laid-back affair far from the chaos of the city fill your heart with joy, then this style could be perfect for you. World-renowned winery venues with superb food and delicious wine can be easily accommodated to this theme. So, catering will be no issue! Your wedding photos at the beautiful estate vineyards will certainly look fantastic.

For couples who plan to have a simple yet chic country-style celebration, barn and farm venues might be perfect wedding locations. After a small wedding ceremony in a historic venue such as a chapel or church, you can move your event to these fantastic settings for your reception. You can also have a pop-up wedding with a bit of planning and with your loved ones in attendance. Serving wedding cakes on a slice of wood, giving rustic wedding favours such as pine cone fire starters, and using ivy, magnolia and rosemary as your wedding flowers are among the latest trends for beautiful countryside celebrations.

Suppose you want to stay in touch with nature and don't want to drive away from the city. In that case, you can find many outdoor wedding venues within walking distance or easily accessible via public transportation. Couples looking for a place to realize their romantic and whimsical vision often opt for a garden wedding. Similarly, modern couples prefer small venues such as restaurants as a wedding reception setting. These facilities have lots of advantages from mouth-watering food to experienced staff. You won’t have to make a deal with a wedding decorator as well since they have everything you need from chair covers to table linens included in their small wedding packages.

Lastly, for those who plan to have an elegant celebration in a place where they can relax at the same time, resort weddings might be the ideal choice. These facilities have several venues, and they offer all-inclusive wedding packages for your every need. They also provide on-site wedding accommodation for you and your guests.

Are there any major events in Hunter Valley that we should consider when planning our wedding?

Hunter Valley Harvest Festival taking place in March and April, attracts lots of visitors to this beautiful wine region. Like various food and wine festivals, Oktoberfest, Rose Spectacular also make the city bursting with locals and tourists in springtime. So, if you're thinking about an outdoor wedding in beautiful gardens, vineyards or rustic barns in fall or spring, take mental notes of these events and festivals; consult with your venue before booking, especially if you have guests coming from afar. By doing that, you won't be making planning hard for those who want to attend your magical wedding ceremony and elegant reception.

Should we consider any wedding venue locations near Hunter Valley?

Hunter Valley is famous for its top-notch wineries, vast vineyards and estates. So, if you're looking for a wedding venue in this region, that means you're a wine aficionado couple who prioritize delicious food and boutique accommodation. If that's the case, you can plan a destination wedding in similar regions as Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, Yarra and Barossa Valley. Magical rustic celebrations are guaranteed in the best wedding venues!

How much is a wedding venue in Hunter Valley?

It’s hard to give an exact amount on Hunter Valley’s wedding venues since it depends on what kind of celebration you want. The first factor is the number of your guests. If you plan a micro wedding at a small venue, your cost would be lower since facilities give you an amount with a predetermined function price per head. You can host your event at a small wedding reception location such as an elegant restaurant, or you can have an intimate ceremony at a historic wedding chapel.

The second factor is the season you plan to have your affair. There's a high demand for the best wedding venues in the spring and fall months, and the prices are automatically higher. So, if you're dreaming of a whimsical outdoor function at a stunning garden, country-style barn or a rustic vineyard, you should book your facility way ahead of the date you desire to get fantastic wedding deals.

Couples who want to have a wedding on a budget and get a good rest at the same time opt for resorts. These relatively cheap venues offer all-inclusive wedding packages for all kinds of celebrations, from intimate to luxury, with competitive prices. Many services such as wedding photography, videography, catering, on-site planner and wedding night accommodation are often included in these packages, so you’ll save yourself from all the legwork.

Elopement packages and pop-up weddings are also popular among couples who have busy schedules and limited budgets. With a bit of planning and your closest ones, you can still have a magical day that you'll cherish forever. Finally, the annual Hunter Valley Wedding Expo brings dozens of vendors, venues and couples together with amazing deals.

How far in advance should you plan a wedding in Hunter Valley?

While some couples plan their most special day in almost no time at all, some others do it in nearly two years. It depends on your wedding vision, finances and schedules. Experts suggest starting the planning process at least a year before since the likelihood of booking your ideal Hunter Valley wedding venue, and vendors becomes higher. Decide on your budget, guest list and the date as the first step. Then start searching for the best venue for you. Keep in close touch with the venue’s on-site planner to work out the details such as wedding flowers, catering and photography. Choose your wedding dress, suit, gown or tuxedo since they might need alterations and fittings. Send out wedding invitations 4 to 5 months before your big day so that your guests would have enough time to respond and plan their schedules. Decide on your wedding bands and prepare your vows. Apply for a marriage licence, and set appointments for wedding hair and makeup one month before. Handle the little details and start the countdown!

What questions should I ask when looking for a wedding venue in Hunter Valley?

Start with the general questions related to the availability of the venue on the date you want, its capacity, booking hours and sound limitation. Check whether there’s another wedding at the same time as yours. Ask if you can have your wedding ceremony at the venue and which rooms you can use for that purpose. Learn the guidelines for wedding decorations, preferred caterers, and parking options for your guests. If you plan to have a budget wedding, ask whether they allow for BYO. Continue with the questions related to payment, photography and rain back-up plan if you're having an outdoor wedding. Don’t be shy and ask everything you have in mind for a perfect celebration!

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