Many people agree that Sydney is one of those cities with an inviting nature. It’s lively, vibrant, and relaxing — with breathtaking beaches, an iconic harbour, and lush greenery. So, why wouldn’t you want to revel in that atmosphere at your wedding, choosing a rustic wedding venue in Sydney or its surrounds?
For that reason, we’re listing the most stunning rustic wedding venues in Sydney. One is even recognised as Sydney’s oldest public building and museum! Read on to learn all about them and take the pick of your dream rustic wedding venue.
Sprawling across the rolling pastoral landscape of Sydney’s Macarthur region, Belgenny Farm is a popular rustic farm wedding venue that dates back over 200 years. This idyllic farm wedding destination boasts quaint barns, expansive lawns, and sweeping views over beautiful countryside surroundings. Every wedding at Belgenny Farm is a relaxed and seamless affair, thanks to the incredible team at Peter Rowland Catering.
Are you searching for rustic Southern Highlands wedding venues that come with beautiful spaces and plenty of photo opportunities? Look no further than Sylvan Glen Estate. This sprawling 60-acre property is so much more than just a venue; it’s a destination for unforgettable wedding celebrations. On-site, couples will find a 150-year-old orchard setting for outdoor ceremonies as well as a quaint indoor chapel.
✨ Love under the magical Southern Highlands Stars ✨
A Sylvan Glen wedding means your exclusive, fully inclusive use of our multi-award winning, private, 60-acre estate for your very own 3 day, 2 night wedding festival!
We offer a complete destination wedding package including accommodation for you and your guests. All you have to do is relax and have the time of your life!
Ottimo House Denham Court is the go-to for rustic weddings in Sydney. This incredible venue offers couples 500 acres of rolling countryside to bring the wedding of their dreams to life. Ottimo House Denham Court has it all: onsite ceremony areas, plenty of garden space for lawn games and canapes, endless photo opportunities throughout the property and a reception room catering for a maximum of 450 guests.
Set on the stunning historic grounds of Denham Court Estate is Ottimo House, a country wedding venue with a difference. Located 40 minutes from the Sydney CBD, this light-filled venue is run by an elite events team. Celebrations at Ottimo House are famous for high-end experiences, 5-star catering, and stunning backdrops for your ceremony, reception, and photographs.
The Woodhouse Wollombi is a stunning rustic wedding venue situated in Redwood Park, a serene 100-acre property in the Lower Hunter Valley. This all-in-one destination wedding venue offers a number of picturesque ceremony locations, on-site accommodation, and a striking architecturally designed timber Woodhouse for relaxed receptions, making it a top choice for elegant country weddings near Sydney.
Set on a breathtaking 100-acre property in the Hunter Valley, the Woodhouse Wollombi boasts sprawling parklands and flexible event spaces. Let us host your dream wedding here at one of the Hunter's finest wedding venues. We offer complete packages including your own personal event manager and accommodation on site . Our team will make sure your wedding is stress free so you can enjoy the moment.
Located on the second floor of Sydney’s Old Rum Store, Olio Kensington Street is a beautiful restaurant wedding venue brimming with rustic elegance. Features of their light-filled dining space include exposed brick, historic arch windows, and rustic ceiling beams. Host a romantic ceremony followed by a fabulous Italian wedding feast at this much-loved Sydney wedding venue.
Olio Kensington Street is a versatile and captivating wedding venue located on the second floor of The Old Rum Store in Sydney. With its modern industrial charm and stunning arched windows, Olio offers a contemporary indoor dining room flooded with natural light, creating an inviting atmosphere for your Sydney wedding.
Set in the beautiful Mulgoa Valley near Penrith, Winbourne Weddings is nestled on 120 hectares of peaceful bushland, making it a tranquil setting for relaxed wedding ceremonies and receptions. This idyllic venue is Western Sydney’s premier destination for gorgeous outdoor or chapel wedding ceremonies, breathtaking wedding photos, and spectacular receptions, with convenient cottage accommodation onsite.
Set in the beautiful Mulgoa Valley near Penrith, Winbourne Weddings is nestled on 120 hectares of peaceful bushland, making it a tranquil setting for rustic country weddings. Just a short drive from Sydney, this all-in-one wedding venue offers gorgeous outdoor or chapel ceremonies, breathtaking photo backdrops, relaxed receptions & convenient cottage accommodation on-site.?
Nestled on 26 acres in the heart of the beautiful Hunter Valley, Estate Tuscany offers a picturesque setting for unforgettable destination weddings near Sydney. This impressive all-in-one wedding venue boasts panoramic mountain views, boutique accommodation, an award-winning restaurant, and an array of stunningly rustic wedding spaces. It goes without saying you’ll be spoilt for choice when choosing backdrops for your photography at this dreamy Hunter Valley wedding venue.
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.
Boasting a gorgeous waterfront ceremony location and a rustic reception space, Ovolo Woollomooloo is a top pick among Sydney hotel wedding venues. This unique venue is brimming with charm and character, forming a breathtaking backdrop for wonderfully relaxed wedding celebrations. Enjoy a seamless and stress-free affair complete with bespoke packages, luxe accommodations, delicious menus, and unrivalled service.
Ovolo Hotel Woolloomooloo offers a breathtaking harbourside setting for weddings just minutes from the Sydney CBD. Situated on the charming 100-year-old Woolloomooloo Wharf, this funky five-star hotel effortlessly blends heritage charm with modern luxury and outstanding amenities. You’ll love Ovolo’s boutique accommodation, personalised service, and creative menus for your Sydney wedding.
From breathtaking harbour views to serene, natural beauty, this centrally-located Sydney wedding venue has lots to offer. Couples will be blown away by the serenity and stunning scenery, but even more so by the intimate and private feel of Sergeants’ Mess wedding venue. It’s the perfect combination of nature, sophistication, and practicality — a must for Sydney couples looking to have it all on their wedding day.
With spectacular views over Sydney Harbour, Sergeants Mess is a premium waterfront Sydney wedding venue exemplifying elegance and natural beauty. Enjoy contemporary design built for celebrating, modern facilities, plus incredible food and service from the team at the renowned Grand Pacific Group. With a dedicated events team, you’ll know your wedding is in safe hands right from your first enquiry.
Bringing a chic Parisian aesthetic to Sydney’s CBD, Kittyhawk is an inspiring and quirky events space. Perfect for weddings that think outside the box, Kittyhawk has three unique rooms with decor inspired by 1940s Paris, including WWII military memorabilia; a guaranteed conversation starter for your guests! Choose your favourite room, or indulge in the exclusive hire of this memorable venue.
It’s easy to see why Gunners’ Barracks is one of the most popular wedding venues when it comes to those seeking rustic weddings in Sydney.
This historic and elegant venue provides views of the Sydney Harbour, the ability to host both your ceremony and reception in one location, and reaches capacity at 130 seated guests and 180 cocktail. Every step of your wedding is planned meticulously by their dedicated wedding coordinators, so you can rest assured you’ll create something truly special at Gunners Barracks.
Gunners’ Barracks is one of Sydney’s most spectacular and iconic sites, with a beauty that lends itself perfectly to breathtaking weddings. Nestled in between Georges Heights’ bushland and Mosman, this venue exemplifies exclusivity, tranquillity, and old-world romance. With world-class dining, delivered by a dedicated team, you’ll love the detail-oriented wedding offering from Gunners’ Barracks.
If you want an industrial-style wedding, you’ll probably love Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf.
This wedding venue checks all the industrial venue boxes with its spacious balcony, picturesque harbour views, rustic warehouse interiors, glistening pendant lights, exposed beams, and so much more. Prepare to be wowed!
Elegant waterfront weddings find their home at The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf — a stunning warehouse-style venue overlooking Sydney Harbour. Theatre Bar’s spacious ground floor offers the perfect setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions, with its versatile open-plan layout, expansive waterfront balcony, and rustic industrial-style interiors.
Establishment Bar is one of the best wedding venues combining modern and historic elements, creating an urban, inner-city aesthetic. It features a spacious ballroom that boasts high decorative ceilings and marble flooring, intimate gardens, natural lighting, and luxury boutique hotel stay-ins, making it a perfect choice for an elegant rustic wedding.
Establishment Bar weddings have that cool, inner-city atmosphere that's equal parts chic and effortless. The spacious ballroom is located within a heritage building and features soaring ceilings, beautiful architectural features and an impressive marble bar, all complemented by an atrium-like private garden space. Steps away from the modern venue is a stylish boutique hotel.
Just thinking about Bellevue cottage gets our heart-fluttering and mouthwatering. The intimate venue has a picturesque bay view, vintage ceilings, textured walls, and a sunny terrace — creating the most romantic ambience.
And we can’t forget the French-inspired cuisine, locally-sourced ingredients, and spectacular culinary experience. Something tells us your guests will be talking about the food long after the wedding is over.
Bellevue Cottage by Antoine is an intimate, waterfront wedding venue in a heritage building, nestled in New South Wales’ central district of Glebe. It delivers ambient, historic dining spaces, signature French-influenced cuisines, gorgeous bay views, Victorian ceilings, and an undeniable romantic atmosphere. For impressive culinary techniques and bespoke wedding packages, look no further!
Athol Hall is an enchanting heritage venue within the serene Sydney National Park, Mosman, with exquisite views of the Sydney skyline, Opera House & iconic Harbour Bridge. Offering waterfront views, an outdoor undercover balcony running the venue’s length, park areas for outside drinks & lawn games, and Athol Hall provides the perfect setting for your wedding celebrations in one stunning location.
If you want a garden wedding with a harbour view, there’s arguably no better venue than Royal Botanic Garden & Domain.
This iconic botanical institution features rolling greenery, exotic heritage trees and plants, an intimate rose garden, stunning wildlife (birds, water dragons, and fruit bats), and New South Wales’s oldest glasshouse!
So, if you want a rustic wedding with a touch of nature, this is the place for you.
Spectacular lawns overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour
Breathtaking wedding photography locations
Located in the heart of Sydney
Nestled amongst the gorgeous foliage of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden, Botanic House offers an excellent backdrop for your wedding celebrations. There’s really a no better place to say I do in front of loved ones. With lush gardens and romantic pavilions surrounds glimpses of the glittering Sydney Harbour and the city skyline. Offering spaces for both sit-down and standing receptions.
For a modern wedding venue, look no further than Beta Events. When you say yes to this venue, you’re saying yes to an award-winning function space, Italian-Danish furniture, an atmospheric gallery, textural walls, and flavourful dishes.
As a blank canvas with beautiful exposed brick walls, your dream wedding can go from a Pinterest board to reality!
Nestled in the heart of Sydney's CBD, Beta Events is an elegant, unique wedding venue with a modern design and award-winning function space. This conveniently located venue boasts curated menus by an Award-winning Chef, Peter Conistis, an incredibly dedicated events team, bespoke wedding packages, and stylish function space with Italian-Danish furniture.
Camperdown Commons is one of our favourite Sydney farm wedding venues with numerous stunning photo opportunities.
You’ll see the rustic aesthetic in its wood planks and exposed beams, creating a cosy vibe. The cherry on top is this venue’s versatility, accommodating indoor and outdoor ceremonies and all wedding sizes.
This green oasis is located in the heart of Camperdown in Sydney’s vibrant Inner West. With wide open spaces, and an urban farm, it provides a picturesque backdrop for your event. Camperdown Commons offers unique indoor and outdoor spaces to bring your event to life without having to leave the city.
When you envision your dream wedding, does a coastal wedding ceremony spring to your mind?
Bosk Clontarf overlooks the ocean and rolling greenery and has white verandas and modern interiors, giving you the perfect wedding shots. The venue also offers several wedding packages to provide you with the perfect ceremony.
Bosk Clontarf is an idyllic, waterside wedding venue tucked away in the sprawling branches of Sydney's iconic Morton Bay Fig Tree in Clontarf Reserve. This hidden gem boasts stunning coastal views, airy wedding settings, and delicious, seasonally-inspired menus. For exclusive access, tailor-made packages, and the perfect blend of natural beauty and modern sophistication — Bosk Clontarf is for you!
Do you want to escape the city to a serene country retreat? Thanks to its heritage cottage, in-house accommodation, glistening lake view, fancy marquees, tennis court, pool, and serene gardens, you’ll probably love Fernbank Farm. You can even make your grand entrance with your future spouse in a horse-drawn carriage! Fairytale much?
Tucked away in the enchanting Wyong Creek, Fernbank Farm is a gorgeous country retreat with boutique heritage cottages and a manor house accommodation, surrounded by manicured gardens and a lake. The wedding couple can arrive by horse and carriage, enjoy a tranquil garden ceremony and dine with guests under a marquee as the sun sets over the glittering lake.
For an intimate outdoor wedding ceremony, Springfield House is located on lush greenery. Enjoy the natural light as it penetrates the high windows of the venue’s reception and gives your wedding photos a dream-like element.
Also, we can’t forget the intimate bridal suite, charming canapes, and Pavilion’s chic glass panels! You’ll feel like royalty.
All inclusive wedding packages including your own DJ
Romantic bushland wedding location
The exclusive grounds of The Woodlands in Harrington Grove creates the perfect backdrop to your dreamy bushland wedding. You’re spoilt for choice with their modern function spaces, amphitheatre, lush surrounds, and a private balcony overlooking the gorgeous bushland scenery. The Woodlands brings fresh chic to life.
Elegant and modern, Rose Bay House is ideal for any couple looking to celebrate their wedding. With an incredible food and beverage offering and breathtaking water views, it is the perfect space to celebrate with family + friends!
Gledswood Homestead is one of the most popular choices when it comes to rustic wedding venues in Sydney.
Dedicated to making your wedding day one to remember for a lifetime, this historic homestead and farming property features several outdoor ceremony locations, photography opportunities, packages to suit your every wedding want and need, and the ability to cater for weddings up to 450 guests.
Gledswood Homestead & Winery is a country style wedding venue offering 3 function rooms, historic cellar door, and a personal approach to hospitality. Located on 35 acres in south western Sydney, this hidden gem offers ceremony and reception in one location.
Set on a 50 acre property, Somersby Gardens Estate offers a beautiful secluded setting for a wedding away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney city. With four function spaces to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice!
For those Sydney couples hoping to create the quintessential rustic wedding, you simply cannot look past The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan.
Set just 45 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, this venue offers couples the opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location. And, nestled upon 1000 acres of parkland featuring gardens, open lawns, fields, hidden groves and vistas, your guests will have plenty explore as you take your wedding photos.
Awaiting your discovery, set in Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan’s 1000 acres & all year round bloom, make your fairytale outdoor wedding come to life amid 4000 plant species. Captivate guests & blossom your love with the backdrop of glorious gardens, landscaped lawns, secret groves, rolling hills, lush woodlands & pretty lakesides. There’s really no shortage of romantic vistas.
Robertson Public House is the perfect setting for a rustic wedding.
This incredible private estate offers 75 acres to bring your dream wedding to life. With onsite ceremonies, endless photo opportunities and a huge reception room for up to 120 seated guests or 200 cocktail guests, Robertson Public House really does have it all.
Located among pretty rolling hills in the quaint town of Robertson, our wedding venue and services capture the romance and rustic charm of the Southern Highlands.
It’s where elegance meets affordability and if you like the ease and simplicity of your reception and ceremony on one place, we have you covered!
Adjacent to the Warwick Farm racecourse, The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside enjoys sweeping views of lush lawns from all angles. The 4-star hotel features 6 event spaces of various sizes as well as a rooftop pool deck and luxury accommodation. The dedicated wedding coordinator would be delighted to design a bespoke package to reflect your wedding vision.
Priding itself on being Sydney’s best kept secret, The Calyx is the perfect setting for a rustic city wedding.
This venue is nestled among garden surrounds and features glimpses of Sydney’s iconic Harbour – a truly romantic and secluded setting without travelling far from the city. Whether you are planning an intimate event or lavish soiree, The Calyx caters for weddings of all shapes, sizes and budgets.
Striking modern architecture meets a garden oasis at The Calyx. Situated on the lush green lawns of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, it’s an extraordinary venue that is bound to enchant all of your guests. They’ll be whisked away from the garden entrance via a trackless train to arrive for your unforgettable nature-inspired wedding ceremony and reception.
Located at Middle Head in Mosman, Burnt Orange is the perfect place to host your rustic wedding.
Nestled between Mosman’s bay and native bushland is Burnt Orange, a 1920s sandstone mansion and venue. We love everything about it, including its delectable dishes with locally-sourced ingredients, sandstone terraces, Tuscan-inspired details, and manicured gardens, giving your ceremony a coastal and country feel.
Check out their storefront – it’s easy to see why Burnt Orange is the ideal setting for rustic weddings in Sydney.
Burnt Orange is an exquisite, historic, exclusive-hire wedding venue nestled in Sydney's harbourside suburb of Mosman. It boasts a stunning 1920s sandstone mansion, breathtaking bay views, lush native bushland, and beautiful wrap-around balconies. For a seamless bespoke experience, outstanding service, fresh, innovative menus, and several fantastic packages to choose from, look no further!