Located in Sydney and dreaming of creating the quintessential rustic wedding? We recommend starting your wedding planning journey by finding the perfect venue to complement the theme. To get the ball rolling, take look at the top 25 rustic wedding venues in Sydney. These have been ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.
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 planning meticulously by their dedicated wedding coordinators, so you can rest assured you’ll create something truly special at Gunners Barracks.
Set overlooking Sydney's iconic Harbour, Gunners' Barracks is the perfect secluded setting for a wedding with a view. Features include opulent Waterford chandeliers, hand-printed Florence Broadhurst wallpaper and luxury furnishings.
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 acreage only an hour drive from Sydney’s CBD, Loxley on Bellbird Hill is the ideal setting for a rustic wedding away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Featuring established gardens, peaceful ponds, mature trees, and expansive views, this venue accommodates wedding ceremonies, receptions, and photoshoots within the one location. And, with the ability to stay overnight in their exclusive Bridal Suite, why not make the most of your wedding at Loxley on Bellbird Hill?
Dating back to the 1830s, Banjo Paterson Cottage is where A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson lived with his grandmother as a young boy – and could just be the wedding venue of your dreams.
Set on 5 acres of parkland, this venue accommodates wedding ceremonies, receptions, and photoshoots. And, with their own private jetty, why not create that statement arrival and arrive to your reception via water taxi?
What was once home to the famous Australian poet A.B Banjo is now a romantic restaurant setting to say 'I do' in Gladesville. Set in 5 acres of picturesque parkland, Banjo Paterson Cottage restaurant is perfect for garden ceremonies overlooking the ocean and reception in the characterful cottage or out on the verandahs. There is also a tidal jetty so you can arrive by boat.
Set on 30 hectares of Australian bushland, Q Station Manly is a favourite among Sydney couples creating the quintessential rustic wedding.
Located in Manly, this waterside venue features panoramic views of the Sydney Harbour, excellent customer service, and a number of heritage listed function rooms to choose from. Whatever you envision for your rustic wedding, the dedicated events team behind Q Station Retreat will ensure your event ticks all your boxes.
Located just minutes from Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach, boutique venue Milestone Events could just be the wedding venue of your dreams.
This 1930s art deco building is set among native flora and fauna of the Sydney National Park – perfect for those planning a rustic wedding. And, with the ability to comfortably seat 180 guests and accommodate 350 cocktail guests, there’s something for every wedding at Milestone Events.
Milestone Events is a boutique venue in the beautiful & historic Barracks Precinct, 5 minutes north of the famous Manly Beach. Boasting exclusive hire, you will feel a million miles away in this secluded, licensed wedding venue, from the majestic grandeur of the listed ballroom with picturesque private garden and the adjoining cosy lounge to the glorious Memorial Lawn with incredible 360 views.
Situated in Centennial Park, Centennial Homestead is one of Sydney’s best kept secrets.
Set within rolling green lawns, ponds, and lakes, this venue is perfect for a rustic wedding. Whether you’re planning a small relaxed event or a lavish soiree of up to 1000 guests, Centennial Homestead has something for every wedding – big and small.
Situated in the heart of Centennial Park in East Sydney, Centennial Homestead is a gorgeous outdoor wedding venue with two open-plan event spaces and the option to hire a marquee in the grounds. Coupled with delicious catering by the Trippas White Group and an experienced wedding team, your Centennial Homestead wedding will enchant every guest.
Nestled in the beautiful Dural region of the Hills District, Allegro is a renowned wedding venue. The luxurious and unique Mediterranean-style villa is housed on private acreage, a tranquil setting for your special day. With over sixty years of experience in the hospitality industry, Allegro’s owners offer a complete wedding experience - no detail overlooked and no ask too grand.
A favourite among those planning a rustic wedding in Sydney, Centennial Parklands could be exactly what you’ve been searching for.
Located just 10 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, this iconic outdoor venue offers couples the opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location, so you and your guests needn’t rush between venues on the big day. And, with ample free parking for guests and a number of hotels nearby, you won’t have anything to worry on your special day at Centennial Parklands.
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Nestled in the leafy foliage of the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Terrace On The Domain is a contemporary restaurant venue with a sociable wraparound terrace. It’s a light, airy and open-plan events space that suits a variety of wedding styles. You can marry in one of the outdoor locations in the park, then retreat to this forest getaway to celebrate in the evening.
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.
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.
Recently listed on Easy Weddings, DuntryLeague could be everything you’ve been searching for and more.
Built in 1876, this historic mansion features manicured private balconies and verandas, manicured gardens, and a number of photography opportunities throughout the grounds. If you are in the market for a rustic venue that combines historic charm and elegance, DuntryLeague is definitely worth putting on your list of venues to visit.
Burnt Orange is a unique event venue offering beautiful bespoke events. This historic sandstone building is surrounded by native bushland with sweeping views over Sydney Harbour. The perfect setting for a nature inspired wedding with superb photography locations at your doorstep. There are two spaces to choose from including the Balcony upstairs & Signals Room sandstone terrace on the lower level.
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 to life the wedding of their dreams. 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.
With five-star customer reviews backing them, Cavallino Terrey Hills is the perfect place to host a rustic wedding.
This authentic Italian restaurant and wood-fired pizzeria is renowned for its warm atmosphere, stunning setting, and personalised functions. Whatever you envision for your rustic wedding, the dedicated team behind Cavallino Terrey Hills will ensure your dream wedding is brought to life.
Cavallino Terrey Hills is a rustic, authentic Italian restaurant wedding venue just 30 minutes from the Sydney CBD. It boasts stunning natural woodlands, delicious traditional Italian cuisine, gorgeous rustic interiors, floor-to-ceiling glass, and a wood-fired pizzeria. Couples flock to Cavallino Terrey Hills for the warm, inviting atmosphere, unique features, and soulful menus.
Situated near the Southern Highlands, The Old Cheese Factory is a popular choice among those planning a rustic wedding.
Set in the countryside, this venue features spectacular views, heritage sandstone, grand chandeliers, and a luxurious function room to host weddings of up to 150 guests. If you are on the hunt for a venue that’ll truly wow guests, The Old Cheese Factory is well worth a second look.
If you’re looking for a venue that WOWs, we cannot recommend Urban Winery Sydney enough.
Located in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, this venue brings the magic of vineyards to the city! Newlyweds and guests will enjoy the very best of NSW wine and produce while dining in a spectacular setting among authentic wine barrels.
If you are searching for a rustic venue that’ll wow guests and leave them with something to talk about, National Art School is the perfect choice.
Once a gaol and a vibrant art school, this grand historic space is now the ideal setting for a romantic ceremony, reception, and a stunning wedding photoshoot within the grounds. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated team behind National Art School will ensure your dream wedding is brought to life.
For those dreaming of creating the quintessential rustic wedding, we recommend starting your wedding planning journey with the perfect venue. If you are located in Sydney, these 25 venues are your best bet.