1 Warrawong Estate

Warrawong Estate

Located in Melbourne’s West, Warrawong Estate is a sprawling privately-owned property offering a relaxed rural setting for relaxed wedding celebrations just 40 minutes from the CBD. This rustic Melbourne wedding venue boasts endless photo opportunities, a lovingly restored 1850s Woolshed, a stunning outdoor ceremony space overlooking the Werribee River, and a dedicated events team. You’ll also enjoy the freedom and flexibility to BYO beverages and bring in your preferred caterer, allowing you to create an unforgettable wedding day without breaking the bank.

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5 (15) · Eynesbury, Victoria
  • Stunning private estate in Melbourne's West
  • Rustic 1850s Woolshed for relaxed receptions
  • Beautiful outdoor ceremony space with river views
  • Freedom to BYO and bring in your own caterers
Located in Melbourne’s West, Warrawong Estate is a sprawling privately-owned property offering a relaxed rural setting for your wedding day. This rustic country wedding venue boasts endless photo opportunities, a historic Woolshed, a stunning outdoor ceremony space overlooking the Werribee River, and an elegantly appointed private bridal suite.

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2 Cleveland Winery

Cleveland Winery

Discover Cleveland Winery, a charming Macedon Ranges wedding venue that promises a rustic country wedding experience amidst sprawling vineyards and idyllic rural scenery. Nestled in the heart of the Macedon Ranges Wine Country, just 45 minutes north of Melbourne’s CBD and a mere 30 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Cleveland Winery is easily accessible yet wonderfully secluded and peaceful.

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5 (37) · Lancefield, Victoria
  • Intimate, private retreat for you and your guests
  • Dedicated & experienced team
  • Rustic, warm & romantic vibe
  • Many beautiful indoor & outdoor locations
Nestled amid 120 acres of rustic farmland, Cleveland Estate is a beautiful winery wedding venue in the Macedon Ranges. Enjoy picturesque panoramic views, elegant accommodations, rustic wedding spaces, delicious food and wine, and exceptional service at this stunning Lancemore property.

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3 Marnong Estate

Marnong Estate

The beautiful Marnong Estate is a top choice for Melbourne couples looking to marry at a stunning wedding venue offering a little bit of everything: history, culture, romance, and country charm. While undoubtedly one of Victoria’s finest winery wedding venues, Marnong Estate boasts an impressive range of rustic and garden settings too, offering couples the chance to personalise their wedding to suit their exact vision.

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5 (52) · Mickleham, Victoria
  • Featuring floor to ceiling panoramic glass walls
  • Location, location, location!
  • Wedding Showcase 17 Sep 23 - Enquire for info
  • Breathtaking views of the Macedon Ranges!
Marnong Estate is a chic winery wedding venue situated just 35 minutes north of Melbourne — it's perfect for rustic, elegant weddings. This stunning venue offers numerous wedding packages, delicious catering and tasty wines, views over the Macedon Ranges, luxurious on-site accommodation, and two reception spaces to choose from — there’s a lot to love about Weddings at Marnong Estate!

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30-250 Guests

4 Lancemore Macedon Ranges

Lancemore Macedon Ranges

If you’re on the hunt for rustic wedding venues near Melbourne, the new-look Lancemore Macedon Ranges should be well and truly on your radar. This modern country house hotel is home to 72 boutique bedrooms, stunning indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, a light-filled dining room for elegant yet rustic receptions, and incredible five-star amenities for your guests to enjoy. Planning your dream wedding at this idyllic location will be a breeze, thanks to Lancemore’s experienced team of wedding planners and culinary experts.

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4.5 (6) · Kilmore, Victoria
  • Stunning newly refurbished Lancemore property
  • Bespoke packages, delicious food & wine offerings
  • Breathtaking wedding spaces overlooking the vines
  • Endless possibilities for your wedding photos
Discover the new-look Lancemore Macedon Ranges — a stunningly modern country house hotel offering boutique accommodations, breathtaking indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony spaces, a light-filled dining room for elegant winery wedding receptions, and incredible amenities for your guests to enjoy.

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5 Vue on Halycon

Vue on Halycon

Vue on Halcyon is a beautiful family-run winery estate in the Yarra Valley featuring rows of stunning vines, manicured lawns, and sprawling paddocks. If you’re looking for a rustic wedding venue near Melbourne that effortlessly blends country charm with classic winery elegance, Vue on Halycon is for you.

Everything you need for a dreamy wedding day is already in place on the property, including a gorgeous dining hall, a picturesque chapel, and a lovely lawn area for romantic garden ceremonies. There’s also a private bridal suite at Vue on Halycon, so you can take a minute between wedding photos and the reception.

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5 (53) · Chirnside Park, Victoria
Featuring sweeping views of Yarra Valley vineyards, Vue on Halcyon is a winery wedding venue with beautiful gardens, a non-denominational chapel with timber trusses, and a modern wedding reception space with arched high ceilings and plenty of windows overlooking the stunning countryside vistas.

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60-150 Guests

6 Cargo Hall

Cargo Hall

Rustic warehouse charm meets contemporary elegance at Melbourne’s much-loved South Wharf wedding venue, Cargo Hall. Being both a city and waterfront venue makes it a highly desirable location for weddings, and as a Showtime Event Group venue, you can expect nothing short of perfection for your special day at this popular venue. Discover why couples from all over Victoria seek to say, “I do” at Cargo Hall.

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5 (9) · South Wharf, Victoria
Located on Melbourne’s iconic South Wharf Promenade, Cargo Hall is designed for showstopping weddings. Boasting Yarra River frontage and city views, this warehouse space effortlessly blends rustic elements with modern luxuries. Ideal for ceremonies and receptions, couples love the private bridal suite and the flexibility of the space. Cargo Hall is part of the award-winning Showtime Event Group.

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60-150 Guests

7 Butler Lane

Butler Lane

Ideally situated in the heart of Richmond, Butler Lane is a top pick among rustic wedding venues in Melbourne. With its impressive architectural design, this stylish inner-city venue boasts plenty of natural light, open space, and a secluded entrance via a charming laneway. There’s also a lush greenery wall backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and a spacious courtyard perfect for hosting cocktail hour beneath the twinkling festoon lights.

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5 (9) · Richmond, Victoria
  • Modern, open-plan industrial wedding venue
  • Landscaped courtyard gardens
  • Polished concrete floors and huge windows
  • Delicious dining experiences
An architectural stunner of an industrial wedding venue in Melbourne, Butler Lane is the inner-city dream venue you've been searching for. Towering ceilings, huge windows, beautiful styling, a landscaped courtyard, and an outdoor fireplace are just a few of the things you'll love.

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60-300 Guests

8 Rosina Room at Abbotsford Convent

Rosina Room at Abbotsford Convent

This iconic Melbourne venue is popular among couples seeking a relaxed yet elegant setting for their celebrations. The light-filled Rosina Room features high ceilings, opulent chandeliers, and beautiful period features. This charming space also boasts stunning views of the surrounding gardens, adding to the overall ambience. Whether you’re planning a relaxed cocktail reception or a lavish seated banquet, the Rosina Room at Abbotsford Convent offers endless versatility, making it the ideal setting for any occasion.

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4.5 (3) · Abbotsford, Victoria
  • Elegant, light-filled wedding venue
  • Convenient Abbotsford location
  • Endless photo backdrops
  • Incredible catering by Peter Rowland
Perfectly placed near Melbourne CBD, Rosina Room at Abbotsford Convent is an elegant, historic wedding venue. Enjoy endless photo opportunities, stunning wedding spaces, warm hospitality & exceptional menus from the renowned Peter Rowland Group at this much-loved Melbourne venue.

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80-250 Guests
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9 Gather & Tailor

Gather & Tailor

Set just beside the Maribyrnong River, Gather & Tailor is a rustic warehouse wedding venue in West Melbourne. This versatile blank canvas space sprawls over two levels and features beautiful hardwood floors, exposed beams, and luxe finishes. Outside is an open courtyard area lined with various cactus plants and festoon lights twinkling overhead.

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5 (6) · West Melbourne, Victoria
Gather & Tailor is a beautifully restored warehouse wedding venue nestled in West Melbourne, just 6km from the CBD. It boasts gorgeous sliding doors, a generous, open layout, industrial lighting, autumnal detailing, and exposed rustic beams. For a stress-free wedding experience, a charming bar, and creative freedom, you’ll love holding your wedding at Gather & Tailor.

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100-450 Guests

10 Churchill Island

Churchill Island

Nestled on its private island, the picturesque Churchill Island sets the stage for a truly unique and enchanting wedding experience. The venue boasts a captivating atmosphere where tranquillity meets natural beauty. Surrounded by the scenic Western Port Bay, the sweeping views and serene ambience create an idyllic backdrop for your celebration. With historic charm emanating from the historic homestead, this rustic coastal wedding venue exudes a sense of timeless elegance.

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5 (2) · Churchill Island, Victoria
Discover the captivating allure of Churchill Island, a destination where dreams are transformed into reality and love stories are celebrated in the most enchanting way. Nestled in the heart of Victoria, this hidden gem invites you to experience an extraordinary venue that is as unique and special as you are.

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100-450 Guests

11 The Shearing Shed

The Shearing Shed

Surrounded by picturesque farmland on Phillip Island, The Shearing Shed offers a beautiful setting for rustic country weddings near Melbourne. The Shearing Shed itself dates back to the 1950s and has been renovated to perfection, effortlessly combining heritage country charm with modern features.

Spread over 20 acres of private property, this rural destination wedding venue has plenty of romantic outdoor ceremony locations and endless photograph opportunities available on site. Host your ceremony outdoors by the shady billabong or in the rustic barn, followed by drinks in the courtyard and a relaxed reception dinner in the shearing shed.

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5 (13) · Cowes, Victoria
  • Exclusive venue specializing in weddings
  • Old world charm with modern functionality
  • We know how to host a celebration!
  • We cover it all, ceremony, reception, food and drinks.
The Shearing Shed Phillip Island is a charming rustic wedding venue nestled amid idyllic rural surroundings, just two hours from Melbourne. At this wonderfully secluded wedding location, you'll enjoy exclusive venue hire, picture-perfect outdoor ceremony locations, a heritage barn reception space, endless photo opportunities, warm hospitality & delicious menus.

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100-450 Guests

12 Quat Quatta

Quat Quatta

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Historic Victorian-era mansion Quat Quatta is the perfect location to host your rustic wedding.

This elegant venue features a parquet dancefloor, sweeping staircase, hand-painted windows, soaring ceilings, soft drapery, and magical mood lighting. Quat Quatta hosts both ceremony and receptions, and offers an abundance of photography opportunities on-site – so there’s no need to travel between venues on your big day.

Whether you’re planning an intimate event or a lavish soiree of 150, it’s easy to see why Quat Quatta is one of the most popular rustic wedding venues in Melbourne. Read their glowing reviews and find out why so many newlyweds adore their experience with Quat Quatta.

5 (158) · Ripponlea, Victoria
A stunning boutique wedding venue in Melbourne's Ripponlea suburb, Quat Quatta is a stately Victoria mansion with grand architecture and gorgeous gardens. Historic elements and a fabulous location make this luxury wedding venue a dream.

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50-160 Guests
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13 The Wool Mill

The Wool Mill

This beautifully restored 1930s warehouse offers the ultimate blank canvas for rustic inner-city Melbourne weddings. Refurbished from one of Melbourne’s oldest functioning wool mills, this unique venue boasts separate ceremony and reception spaces, an industrial-style banquet hall, soaring ceilings, exposed timber beams, and concrete floors.

Set over two expansive levels, this industrial-chic warehouse allows your guests to journey through different spaces and experiences. After a seated banquet dinner in the Feasting Hall, your guests can mingle as they enjoy cocktails in the fabulous Speakeasy Bar.

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5 (11) · Brunswick East, Victoria
  • Premium, stress-free service
  • In-house team of the best wedding suppliers
  • Wholesale prices for your dream wedding
  • Old world charm with soaring ceilings
The Wool Mill is a unique, all-inclusive industrial-chic warehouse wedding venue nestled in Victoria’s lively inner-city suburb of Brunswick East. It boasts gorgeous exposed beams, stunning saw-toothed ceilings, slick concrete floors, rustic brickwork, and endless possibilities. For versatile wedding spaces, personalised service, and that quintessential Melbourne charm, you'll adore The Wool Mill.

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80-300 Guests

14 Ballara Receptions

Ballara Receptions

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Ballara Receptions could be the wedding venue of your dreams.

Set on three acres of English gardens, this Victorian estate features its own lake, weeping willows, an abundance of photography opportunities on-site, and both ceremony and reception locations to host your guests. Ballara Receptions accommodates up to 160 guests, so none of your friends and family have to miss out.

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5 (154) · Eltham, Victoria
  • Extensive private gardens with countless photo spots
  • Hold your ceremony in the gardens or chapel
  • Chandelier lit ballroom holding up to 160 guests
  • Many package options which can be customised to you
Tucked away in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Eltham, Ballara Receptions is a beautiful Victorian estate and garden wedding venue at the foothills of the Yarra Valley. The grounds at Ballara feature lovely manicured gardens, a picturesque chapel, a gorgeous outdoor gazebo, a lakeside garden, and an enchanting ballroom venue for elegant wedding receptions.

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60-160 Guests

15 Poet's Lane

Poet's Lane

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Set in the Dandenong Ranges, Poet’s Lane is one of the most popular country wedding venues in Victoria.

This magnificent venue features timeless laneways, a bridge, elegant water features, high ceilings, stained glass windows, and the backdrop of the lush Dandenong forest. The dedicated and experience team at Poet’s Lane also assists with designing your reception, colours, layout, music, and menu to ensure you receive everything you’ve ever dreamed of for your big day.

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5 (127) · Sherbrooke, Victoria
  • Open 10am - 4pm every day
  • Passionate function coordinating team
  • Gardens ever changing, but always beautiful
  • Just 50 minutes from Melbourne CBD
Set 50 minutes from Melbourne CBD, Poet's Lane is the perfect setting for a Fairy Tale wedding with the lush Dandenong Forest as backdrop. With leafy lane ways, elegant water features and a garden gazebo, this venue is magic.

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80-170 Guests

16 Lyrebird Falls Receptions

Lyrebird Falls Receptions

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With five-star Easy Weddings customer reviews backing them, Lyrebird Falls Receptions is up there with Melbourne’s most popular rustic wedding venues.

Nestled within the forest of the Dandenong Ranges, this venue allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within one stunning location, so you and your guests needn’t step foot off the property for the entire day.

Whatever you envision for your wedding day, the dedicated team behind Lyrebird Falls Receptions will ensure it’s one to remember for many years to come. Be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront for more information.

5 (137) · Kallista, Victoria
  • Open Saturday & Sunday 10am-3pm for venue tours!
  • Extensive list of package inclusions
  • Award winning ceremony and reception venue
  • Open Saturday & Sunday 10am-3pm for venue tours!
Located within the Dandenong Ranges forest, Lyrebird Falls Receptions is an idyllic setting for rustic weddings. From the ceremony to the reception, everything is taken care of on-site.

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70-120 Guests
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17 Potters Receptions

Potters Receptions

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Located at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, Potters Receptions is the perfect setting for a rustic wedding away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne CBD.

This incredible six-acre property has it all: garden and chapel ceremonies, plenty of garden space for lawn games and canapes, endless photoshoot locations throughout the property and receptions for up to 250 people.

And, with a bridal suite and eight luxury guest rooms on-site, you and your bridal party can celebrate all weekend long!

5 (132) · Warrandyte, Victoria
  • Incredible 6 hour package available
  • Have you seen our fabulous offer?
  • Newly renovated Contemporary Chapel
  • Incredible Fairy Lights
Set amidst six gorgeous acres of native landscaped gardens, Potters Receptions is one of Melbourne’s most unique wedding venues. It boasts an enchanting wisteria-draped courtyard, majestic waterfalls, an alfresco bar, a cosy garden chapel, and so much more. Potters Receptions offers an idyllic backdrop for a truly awe-inspiring indoor or outdoor wedding, with exclusive onsite accommodation.

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70-220 Guests

18 Farm Vigano

Farm Vigano

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Rich in history and Italian culture, Farm Vigano could be the wedding venue of your dreams.

This venue prides itself on preserving the art of true Italian food and culture in weddings and features views of 16 acres of idyllic landscape. And, with the ability to cater for up to 200 guests, Farm Vigano is perfect for a larger rustic wedding.

Read their five-star reviews and begin planning your special day at Farm Vigano.

5 (143) · South Morang, Victoria
Let us create your special day. Farm Vigano is set amongst 16 monumental acres within Plenty Valley Gorge, The ideal Wedding venue for your picturesque Ceremony, Wedding photography and Reception. With our Italian inspired menu and so many inclusions you can be sure no guest will go hungry. Relaxed yet stylish, our Wedding team can bring your vision to life in a true romantic backdrop.

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30-200 Guests

19 Inglewood Estate

Inglewood Estate

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Set in the secluded valley of Kangaroo Ground, only 40 minutes drive from the CBD, Inglewood Estate is one of Melbourne’s most popular rustic wedding venues.

Inglewood Estate is simply a photographer’s dream: surrounded by endless rolling hills, beautifully landscaped gardens, a vineyard, and a lake!

Find out more by visiting Inglewood Estate’s storefront.

5 (83) · Kangaroo Ground, Victoria
Secluded in Yarra Valley's Kangaroo Ground, Inglewood Estate is an idyllic setting for a rustic yet sophisticated wedding. The Estate features rolling hills, a picturesque lake and an abundance of photo opportunities.

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50-120 Guests

20 Lake House Daylesford

Lake House Daylesford

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Perfectly placed on the water’s edge, Lake House Daylesford allows guests immediate access to the lake shore and the Wombat State Forest.

This venue has a reputation for excellent food, wine, service, and attention to detail – and with a variety of function rooms available can accommodate parties of up to 150 guests.

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5 (49) · Daylesford, Victoria
Lake House is one of Australia’s most romantic hotels best known for our beautiful lakeside location, two-hatted destination restaurant, award-winning cellar and just 80 minutes from Melbourne.

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20-150 Guests
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21 Glen Erin at Lancefield Vineyard Retreat

Glen Erin at Lancefield Vineyard Retreat

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Glen Erin at Lancefield Vineyard Retreat could be everything you’ve been searching for in a rustic wedding venue.

This stunning five-star venue offers the complete wedding package, including ceremonies, receptions, and luxury overnight accommodation. And, with endless photography opportunities throughout the property, you have everything at your fingertips at Glen Erin Lancefield Vineyard Retreat.

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5 (42) · Lancefield, Victoria
  • Multi award winning wedding venue
  • We focus on creating perfect weddings
  • All inclusive packages tailored to your wishes
  • Our promise to you is exceptional service
Glen Erin at Lancefield Vineyard Retreat is a stunning winery wedding venue nestled in Victoria’s lush Macedon Ranges. It boasts vibrant vineyard views, picturesque indoor and outdoor wedding settings, luxury onsite accommodation, and exquisite photo ops. For a lovely, personalised wedding experience, all-inclusive packages, and delicious, innovative menus, you've come to the right place!

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20-150 Guests

22 Collingwood Children's Farm

Collingwood Children's Farm

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If you are searching for the quintessential rustic venue in Melbourne, you simply cannot look past Collingwood Children’s Farm.

Located in Abbotsford, Victoria, this venue is renowned for its warm, relaxed and welcoming events. Collingwood Children’s Farm has been putting on events for over eight years, so you can rest assured that their dedicated team knows exactly how to create a wedding to remember.

For more information on Collingwood Children’s Farm, take a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.

5 (36) · Abbotsford, Victoria
We are wedding experts. At the Farm we provide a stunning natural setting with first class event management and outstanding catering options. Capture the beauty of an outdoor wedding with the security of a wet weather back up and the convenience of being located only 5km from Melbourne's CBD.

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40-150 Guests

23 Yarra Valley Estate

Yarra Valley Estate

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Located in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Yarra Valley Estate is a popular choice among those planning a rustic wedding.

This amazing property offers 120 acres of natural bushland, complete with ceremony sites, photoshoot locations, receptions and on-site accommodation for travelling guests or those who wish to continue the celebrations well into the night.

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5 (29) · Dixons Creek, Victoria
Victoria's Premiere Sustainable Wedding Venue Hidden amongst the rolling hills and native forests of the Yarra Valley, our 120 acre site has undisturbed views, picturesque backdrops, 45 accommodation rooms and a friendly conscientious team to look after your every need.

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80-170 Guests

24 Shadowfax Winery

Shadowfax Winery

Situated just 30 minutes away from Melbourne’s CBD is Shadowfax Winery, a boutique wedding venue nestled within the heritage-listed Werribee Park. The picturesque grounds at Shadowfax are filled with landscaped gardens, stone sculptures, and a sprawling 20-acre vineyard.

Shadowfax’s main dining area is open and light-filled, making it the perfect setting for relaxed reception dinners. Rustic features in the space include corrugated iron textures, long timber tables, and wine barrels.

5 (27) · Werribee, Victoria
Sophisticated and modern, Shadowfax Winery is a striking wedding venue offering couples idyllic garden ceremony sites and photo locations, exceptional seasonal menus, Victoria's best wines and attentive customer service to cater for the smallest of details.

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30-200 Guests
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25 Sherwood Receptions

Sherwood Receptions

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Located in Greenvale, Victoria, Sherwood Receptions is the perfect setting for the quintessential rustic wedding.

This 130-year-old historic homestead is set within native bushland — simply a photographer’s dream come true. Sherwood Receptions also features Tudor ceilings, polished floorboards, open fireplaces, manicured gardens, and a large dancefloor.

Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated and experienced event coordinators behind Sherwood Receptions will ensure your event is one to remember for many years to come.

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5 (22) · Greenvale, Victoria
  • 30-minute drive from Melbourne CBD
  • 130-year-old historic barn wedding venue
  • Period features and manicured gardens
  • Bucolic setting next to Woodlands Park Reserve
Sherwood Receptions stands as one of Melbourne's premier historic wedding venues, located in the midst of breathtaking Australian bushland just a short 30-minute drive from the CBD. This charming barn, adorned with charming Tudor beams, period features, and meticulously manicured gardens, provides an idyllic countryside setting adjacent to the Woodlands Park Reserve.

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50-220 Guests

The rustic wedding theme is known as one of the most popular themes among Australian couples. For those planning to host a rustic wedding in Melbourne, these 25 venues are a great place to start.

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