Top 10 most sought-after historic wedding venues in Melbourne
Located in Melbourne and dreaming of hosting your wedding in a venue that exudes old-world charm and character? We suggest starting with the top 10 most sought-after historic wedding venues in Melbourne as ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.
With an impressive 132 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Tatra Receptions is easily one of the most popular choices among those searching for historic wedding venues in Melbourne. Set on over 10 acres of established gardens, this venue features soaring views of the Dandenong Ranges forest, exclusive access to the grounds for wedding photography, and accommodation available on-site for those wanting to make a weekend out of their wedding. And, with the ability to host both ceremonies and receptions within one stunning location, you won’t have to rush between venues on your big day at Tatra Receptions. If you are searching for an elegant historic wedding venue to host your wedding celebration, we cannot recommend Tatra Receptions enough. But don’t just take our word for it – read their glowing customer reviews and find out why so many newlyweds trusted the team behind Tatra Receptions to bring their dream wedding to life. Click here for more information.
With 99 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Ascot House Receptions is a clear favourite when it comes to historic wedding venues in Melbourne. This Victorian mansion is set on two acres of beautiful gardens just minutes from Melbourne’s busy CBD. Ascot House has been meticulously restored to its original homely charm and now features today’s modern facilities. The venue itself features antique furnishings, open fireplaces, grand dining rooms with breathtaking garden views, and sweeping verandas. Ascot House Receptions has a number of wedding packages to choose from, and can cater for weddings parties from 20 guests up to soirees of up to 300 cocktail guests. For more information, we suggest taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park could be the historic wedding venue you’ve been searching for. This grand, Palladian-inspired mansion is set on 10 acres of rolling parklands and features curated gardens, sculptural art-pieces and historic landmarks – simply a photographer’s dream come true! Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park has a number of indoor and outdoor spaces designed to cater for ceremonies and receptions of all sizes, so you can host your entire wedding day from start to finish without ever leaving the premises. And, with 90 elegant boutique accommodation rooms available on-site, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park? Click here to find out more.
With 74 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, it’s safe to say Nathania Springs Receptions is a favourite among those seeking old-world charm and character for their wedding venue. Nestled among three acres of landscaped gardens beside local bushland, this venue allows couples exclusive access to the reception centre, outdoor deck, fairy lit gardens and grounds for an intimate and private wedding day. If you are searching for something truly special for your wedding venue, we suggest taking a second look at Nathania Springs Receptions. Click here to visit their Easy Weddings storefront for more information.
Set on 12 acres of heritage listed buildings and grounds, Montsalvat could be the perfect historic venue for your wedding. Located just 25 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, the enchanting buildings of Monsalvat have much in common with a French villange in Provence. These buildings display a mix of architectural styles including simple mud brick cottages to the grandeur of the Great Hall. If you are searching for something truly special for your wedding venue, we cannot recommend Montsalvat enough. Click here to find out more about this highly sought-after Melbourne wedding venue.
The Portsea Hotel could be the historic wedding venue you’ve been searching for. With uninterrupted views of Port Phillip Bay, this venue offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location – so you don’t have to worry about rushing between venues on your big day. The Portsea Hotel caters for intimate gatherings of 60 guests to lavish soirees of up to 300 guests, so there’s something for everyone at this highly sought-after venue. Click here to find out more.
Set among 16 acres of scenic landscape, Farm Vigano is a favourite among those seeking a historic wedding venue in Melbourne. Farm Vigano pride themselves on creating events that are casual yet elegant with a backdrop of cultural heritage. If a venue promising elegance, romance and European charm is something you can see yourself getting married in, Farm Vigano is the perfect choice. Click here for more information.
Built in 1859, Overnewton Castle Receptions began as an elegant family homestead with a Scottish Baronial style. For the past 30 years, Overnewton Castle has been operating as a family owned and managed reception centre renowned for its personal and professional service and its ability to create memorable and enjoyable wedding celebrations. This venue hosts weddings from 70 to 150 seated guests, and up to 240 guests for a cocktail reception. To find out more, we suggest taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Designed and built in 1868, Rippon Lea is one of the most popular historic wedding venues in Melbourne. Set on heritage listed gardens, this National Trust property is the ideal venue for stylish and classic wedding celebrations. And, with endless photography opportunities on-site, there’s no need to leave the property throughout your wedding day. Click here to find out more about Rippon Lea.
Built in 1902 and still featuring much of its original architecture, The Gables is a popular choice among those wishing to wed among historical Victorian grandeur. This venue is traditionally decorated with crystal chandeliers, a light-filled conservatory, high ceilings, a sweeping staircase, parquetry floors, and open fireplaces to give a warm, romantic ambience throughout. The Gables allows couples to tie the knot in a magical garden ceremony within the property, and caters for receptions of up to 120 seated guests or up to 240 guests for a cocktail affair. For more information on this gorgeous historic venue, click here.
If you are searching for a venue with vintage charm and old-world character, we recommend putting these 10 historic Melbourne wedding venues on your list.