If you’re dreaming of a picture-perfect wedding day surrounded by rolling green hills and sprawling vineyards, New South Wales’ Hunter Valley is the place to be. In this article, we share the top 25 Hunter Valley wedding venues worth checking out.
The Hunter Valley offers a spectacular setting for destination weddings near Sydney, with everything you could possibly need for an unforgettable wedding weekend in one place. This stunning wine region is home to an array of breathtaking wedding venues, from quaint chapels and picturesque chateaus to award-winning wineries and romantic garden venues.
A luxury 5-star resort and wedding venue, Chateau Elan at The Vintage has everything you could need for an unforgettable wedding in the Hunter Valley. Chateau Elan’s gorgeous sandstone chapel offers a magical setting for your ceremony, while the elegant reception spaces, luxurious accommodation, 18-hole golf course, and award-winning spa make this destination wedding venue the complete package.
Nestled amid acres of picturesque Hunter Valley parklands and sprawling vineyards, Calvin Estate is a timeless wedding venue brimming with colonial grandeur. This much-loved Hunter Valley wedding venue boasts a quaint onsite chapel and beautiful garden rotunda for your ceremony, as well as a gorgeous barrel room for rustic yet elegant wedding receptions.
Set on acres of gorgeous Hunter Valley parklands, Calvin Estate boasts all the features of a working winery. Calvin Estate is perfect for weddings that combine country charm with vintage glamour with sprawling vineyards and colonial-style architecture. An onsite chapel or classic rotunda are perfect ceremony settings, and a handsome barrel room brings rustic elegance to your reception.
Offering total seclusion for your Hunter Valley wedding, Bimbadgen Palmers Lane is a stunning private property ideally located in the heart of Pokolbin, featuring panoramic views of towering mountain ranges. Whether you’re envisioning a relaxed alfresco reception dinner overlooking the mountain scenery or indoors in the dedicated reception room with high ceilings and rustic exposed beams, you can expect an exceptional experience at Bimbadgen Palmers Lane.
Surrounded by idyllic countryside, vineyards, and golf courses, Crowne Plaza is the perfect venue for a destination wedding in the Hunter Valley. This luxurious resort wedding venue caters for both intimate weddings and larger soirees, with venues seating anywhere from 50 to 800 guests.
What’s more, with luxurious on-site accommodation, a championship golf course, a celebrated restaurant, and hair and make-up services in the Ubika Spa, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has everything you need for a seamless and stress-free wedding experience.
Located beside the magnificent Brokenback Ranges, Estate Tuscany is a stunning private estate wedding venue in the beautiful Hunter Valley. This highly sought after wedding venue has everything you need in one place, including multiple outdoor ceremony locations, an award-winning restaurant, a gorgeous alfresco courtyard, boutique onsite accommodation, and endless photo opportunities.
Estate Tuscany is a stunning private estate wedding venue nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine country. This sprawling 26-acre estate boasts breathtaking views of vineyards and mountains, multiple ceremony locations, a beautiful Tuscan-inspired courtyard, an award-winning restaurant, and boutique onsite accommodation.
With breathtaking views across the vineyards to the Brokenback mountain range, Margan Winery and Restaurant could be the Hunter Valley wedding venue you’ve been searching for. Margan Winery and Restaurant offers couples the choice between two beautiful on-site ceremony locations, and an award-winning restaurant to host their wedding reception. This much-loved venue is known for its beautiful food and wines, exceptional service, and jaw-dropping views.
Peppers Creek is an exceptional winery wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, offering an array of gorgeous reception options as well as a dreamy sandstone chapel for romantic ceremonies. You’ll be blown away by the endless photo opportunities amid rows of beautiful vines at this picture-perfect wedding venue. What’s more, Peppers Creek is renowned for its impeccable service, mouthwatering menus, and onsite accommodation for up to 26 guests!
Located in the world-famous Hunter Valley, Peppers Creek is an exceptional winery venue perfect for rustic-luxe weddings. Boasting a popular Cellar Door, sprawling vineyards, a sandstone chapel, and gorgeous reception options, couples feel at home at Peppers Creek. An elite events team is onsite to ensure your day runs smoothly, and the resident culinary crew will deliver a meal to remember.
Catering to intimate weddings of up to 140 guests, Peterson House is an iconic Hunter Valley wedding venue boasting a stunning sandstone chapel, an elegant vineyard marquee, and the award-winning Restaurant Cuvée. Peterson House offers a magical setting for your wedding celebrations, surrounded by endless rows of lush vines, charming cottage gardens, and a picturesque pond with a jetty.
Ideally located at the gateway to the beautiful Hunter Valley winery region, Peterson House is the perfect all-in-one venue for destination weddings. This Hunter Valley winery wedding venue is home to a stunning sandstone chapel, an elegant vineyard marquee, charming cottage gardens, and the award-winning Restaurant Cuvée.
If you are hoping to WOW with your Hunter Valley wedding venue, we cannot recommend Tamburlaine Organic Wines enough. This five-star venue in Pokolbin is home to beautiful ceremony locations, endless photo opportunities, sprawling lawns for pre-dinner canapes, and an elegant function room for relaxed wedding receptions.
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The Woodhouse Wollombi is a truly unique wedding venue in Redwood Park, a sprawling 100-acre property in the beautiful Lower Hunter Valley. This all-in-one destination wedding venue is home to several beautiful ceremony locations, on-site accommodation, and a striking architecturally designed timber Woodhouse for receptions, making it a perfect choice for relaxed country weddings near Sydney.
Set amongst 120 acres of rolling vineyards, manicured lawns, and natural bushland, Wandin Estate offers couples the opportunity to host their ceremony, reception, and photoshoot within one stunning location. And, with wedding guest accommodation available onsite, why not make a weekend out of your wedding celebrations at Wandin Estate?
Offering exclusive venue hire for weddings, Ben Ean is a wonderful choice if you’re looking for a private estate to host your Hunter Valley wedding. The experienced team at Ben Ean will tailor a bespoke wedding package to ensure your experience is unforgettable, with an array of mouthwatering menu options and exceptional wines guaranteed to impress your guests.
Nestled on the banks of the Hunter River, Dalwood Estate is Australia’s oldest riverfront vineyard and a breathtaking, historic wedding venue. This sprawling estate boasts endless backdrops for your photos amongst the vines, plenty of space for garden ceremonies, quality food and wines, personalised service, and an array of elegant reception rooms to choose from. If that wasn’t enough, Dalwood Estate also offers exclusive use of the property for weddings and special events.
Dalwood Estate is Australia’s oldest riverfront vineyard and a truly enchanting place for a wedding. Nestled on the banks of the Hunter River, this stunning, historic venue can comfortably accommodate up to 230 seated guests or 400 standing cocktail-style, and offers an expansive function centre, space for a marquee, breathtaking views, delicious food, and - of course - tasty wine!
Weddings at Harrigan’s Hunter Valley are known for their fabulous food, laidback vibes, incredible service, and spectacular views of the vineyards and Brockenback mountain ranges. There’s also onsite accommodation, giving you the convenience of hosting a stress-free destination wedding in the beautiful Hunter Valley.
Harrigan’s Hunter Valley is a gorgeous wedding venue nestled in the heart of New South Wales' Hunter Valley. It boasts an optimal location two minutes from the stunning Hunter Valley Gardens, onsite accommodation, idyllic wedding settings, and the perfect blend of rustic charm and contemporary flair. You’ll adore the charming architecture, mouthwatering menus, and breathtaking views.
Hunter Valley Gardens is a popular choice for weddings in this incredible wine region, offering an all-in-one location for your ceremony, reception, and photos. Whether you choose to share your vows in the beautiful air-conditioned chapel or one of the ten themed gardens, you’ll be blown away by the magical surroundings of Hunter Valley Gardens. Following your ceremony, opt to host your reception in the stunning Garden Marquee or the dreamy Garden Terrace.
Looking for an incredible location brimming with natural beauty and wonder? If so, New South Wales’ stunning Hunter Valley Gardens is for you! This innovative wedding venue boasts ten magnificent themed garden spaces, endless photo opportunities, charming reception options, and exciting amusement rides to spice up your day. Don't miss out on a truly unique, breathtaking wedding experience.
Leogate Estate is a Hunter Valley wedding venue that really has it all and more. Award-winning premium wines and delicious wedding menus? Check. Breathtaking views of the Brokenback mountain ranges? Check. An elegant reception space with crystal chandeliers? Check. A gorgeous outdoor courtyard with an ornate fountain? Check.
Set in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens features idyllic ceremony locations and function rooms that cater for both intimate and lavish wedding receptions. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated and professional team at Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens can create the wedding of your dreams.
Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens is a stunning, ABIA award-winning hotel wedding venue nestled in the heart of New South Wales’ gorgeous Hunter Valley Wine Country. It boasts elegant indoor and outdoor wedding spaces, luxe onsite accommodation, manicured gardens, and delicious, European-inspired menus. For outstanding customer service and beautiful natural surroundings, look no further!
Surrounded by native hinterland, sprawling vineyards and manicured golfing greens, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort gives couples the opportunity to host their entire day from start to finish in a stunning setting. This spectacular resort wedding venue offers picturesque ceremony and reception venues, exceptional service from a dedicated team, and beautifully appointed onsite accommodation. Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party for 40 or a lavish cocktail soiree for 400, there is something for everyone at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort in the Hunter Valley.
RidgeView is a dreamy winery wedding venue in the Hunter Valley, offering picturesque views of the surrounding bushlands and waterways. Aside from the incredible views, you’ll love RidgeView’s onsite accommodation, tailored wedding packages, multiple ceremony locations, and rustic restaurant space with vaulted timber ceilings.
Weddings at RidgeView feel romantic and exclusive, surrounded by picturesque vineyards and the rolling hills of the Hunter Valley. Located within the world-famous wine region, RidgeView’s stylish restaurant is the perfect ceremony and reception location with exquisite views, award-winning wines, and gourmet catering packages. Your dream wedding can be brought to life at RidgeView.
Epic mountain views, lush vineyards, and idyllic gardens combine to make Briar Ridge one of the most picturesque and romantic winery wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. This incredible venue is known for its exceptional wines, five-star cuisine, jaw-dropping views, and picture-perfect wedding locations for your ceremony and reception.
Offering exclusive venue hire for weddings, Enzo at Ironbark Hill is a spectacular, architecturally designed space in the Hunter Valley. Picture a romantic ceremony in the light-filled wedding chapel followed by an unforgettable reception in the stunning reception space, which features a sandstone fireplace, soaring high ceilings, opulent chandeliers, and large glass doors that open out onto a beautiful paved terrace.
Situated on a beautiful private estate in the Hunter Valley, Lovedale Wedding Chapel & Reception Centre is a gorgeous all-in-one wedding venue with the facilities to host your ceremony, reception, and photoshoot in one location. This much-loved wedding venue is home to a charming wedding chapel, a stunning reception space, and cosy cottage accommodation for up to six people.
Perfectly placed in the picturesque village of Wollombi, Saint Michael’s Church is ideal for hosting traditional, intimate wedding ceremonies. This charming church venue welcomes marriages of all denominations and is within easy driving distance from a range of beautiful reception venues and local accommodation.
Home to vineyards, deer paddocks, creek banks, and a stunning industrial wine cellar, Stonehurst Cedar Creek has endless options for your ceremony and reception. This private 550-acre estate will be exclusively yours for your wedding day, giving you the flexibility to bring your dream day to life with the help of Stonehurst’s experienced team.
Located in Pokolbin, Hunter Farm is ideal if you’re looking for a spot to host a relaxed wedding day surrounded by beautiful Hunter Valley views. We can’t imagine a more beautiful backdrop for your wedding celebrations than sprawling vineyards, rolling countryside, and the iconic Brokenback ranges.