Country wedding venues provide rustic charm, rolling pastures and romantic surrounds – just a few reasons why couples choose to tie the knot in the country. We take you on a tour of some truly gorgeous rural reception venues.
Bells at Killcare
The stunning grounds of Bells at Killcare make a great alfresco-setting wedding venue. Reception venues include the purpose-built Conservatory that overlooks manicured gardens. The Conservatory features a celebration of seasonal Italian-accented cuisine.
Capacity: 120 seated
Spicers Clovelly Estate
For a garden wedding reception venue that is both luxurious and intimate, Spicers Clovelly Estate is the ultimate Queensland venue. On the Sunshine Coast hinterland, this hotel is home to award-winning restaurant The Long Apron.
Capacity: 80 guests
Celebrated Hunter Valley winery Margan Estate is ideal for a gourmet wedding. The wedding venue offers breathtaking views across the vineyards and Brokenback mountain range. The award-winning restaurant showcases local wines.
Capacity: 150 seated
The Glen Davis Boutique Hotel
Built in 1939, The Glen Davis Boutique Hotel is a reception venue for an unforgettable vintage-themed wedding. In the Capertree Valley, the wedding venue boasts panoramic views of Wollemi National Park.
Capacity: 150 guests
Links House boutique hotel in Bowral is a charming wedding venue for an intimate celebration. Ceremonies can be held in the hotel, and outdoors with amongst rose gardens and towering cypress pines. A tailored menu and comprehensive wine list are on offer for the reception.
Capacity: 50 guests
Effortlessly blending rustic charm with contemporary elegance, Bendooley Estate is surrounded by rolling hills, magnificent gardens and a breathtaking lake. The Estate’s unique Book Barn reception venue features cathedral ceilings. Wine-tastings, bridal brunches and a post-wedding picnic are among offered extras.
Capacity: 250 guests
Peppers Creek, Barrel Room
Peppers Creek delivers the romance of a European country wedding in the Hunter Valley. Overlooking grapevines, the Peppers Creek Barrel Room features soaring gabled ceilings and a fireplace.
Capacity: 200 guests
Poachers Pantry and Wily Trout Vineyard
Wily Trout Vineyard makes the perfect reception venue for a country wedding. The Homestead lawn provides a breath-snatching setting for a twilight ceremony under the spreading boughs of a magnificent golden elm.
Capacity: 100 guests
IronBark Hill Hunter Valley
IronBark Hill is a unique wedding venue that merges modern design with country style and elegance. The chapel is set in a picture-perfect vineyard. Ceremonies can be held on the grassy lawn or the open-plan sandstone reception venue.
Capacity: 150 guests
At the elegant Chateau Elan, ceremonies can be held outdoors on the manicured greens of The Fairway, or in the sandstone Carriage House. Many reception venues are on offer, including the grand Founders Room.
Capacity: 170 guests