Top 20 Southern Highlands wedding venues perfect for a garden wedding
Located in New South Wales and hoping to escape to the Southern Highlands to host your magical garden wedding? You have come to the right place! To get you started on your venue hunt, we recommend you take a look at the top 20 most popular Southern Highlands wedding venues as ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings. You never know, your dream venue could be included in this list.
Set on 200 acres, Bendooley Estate is the perfect venue for a beautiful garden wedding. This venue accommodates between 200 to 250 guests and has a variety of ceremony locations and function spaces to choose from. This historic country retreat is ideal for those planning an elegant soiree away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Visit their website for more information.
Set on an elegant country estate, Peppers Manor House is the most popular choice among couples hoping to host a Southern Highlands wedding. This venue exudes character and charm, and with it creates a magical ambience so many dream of when searching for their wedding venue. Peppers Manor House has undergone a multi-million dollar refresh to create ‘The Estate Room’ complete with alfresco terrace, open fire, private bar, lounges, breathtaking views, and the ability to host intimate weddings and grand soirees of 250 guests. Read their glowing customer reviews and find out why Peppers Manor House is the most popular among Southern Highlands venues.
Nestled amid rolling green hills and sprawling vines on the outskirts of Bowral, Centennial Vineyards Restaurant offers a picturesque setting for romantic country weddings near Sydney, with a Tuscan-inspired courtyard and rustic-style restaurant. This much-loved winery wedding venue is renowned for its bespoke food menus, exceptional service, and award-winning cool-climate wines.
Set in the Southern Highlands of NSW, Sylvan Glen Country House could just be the wedding venue of your dreams. The team behind this beautiful Southern Highlands wedding venue believe your wedding is too much of a celebration to only last one day, and so invite you and your guests to make a weekend out of your wedding. And, with the ability to house up to 140 guests in their beautiful function rooms overlooking the golf course, Sylvan Glen Country House is the ideal choice for those creating a garden wedding. Check out their storefront and begin planning your special day at Sylvan Glen Country House.
Set on a private 60-acre estate, Sylvan Glen is an award-winning Southern Highlands wedding venue. Offering total privacy for hirers, this beautiful events space boasts multiple reception areas, an exclusive guesthouse for your entire weekend stay in the country, and magnificent churches nearby for offsite ceremonies. Sylvan Glen is perfect for multi-day weddings, or for a one-day extravaganza.
Peppers Craigieburn offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ in a secluded private setting away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Featuring beautiful garden settings for your ceremony and a variety of rooms to suitable for your reception, this venue caters for both intimate weddings and larger soirees of up to 160 guests. The team behind Peppers Craigieburn promise to assist with everything from your celebrant, music, and flowers to ensure your day goes off without a hitch. Check out their customer reviews and find out why so many newlyweds adore Peppers Craigieburn.
Set within a stunning historic estate in Bowral, Peppers Craigieburn is a popular venue choice for elegant country weddings near Sydney. This beautiful property is perfect for weekend wedding celebrations, with stylish on-site accommodation and stunning venue spaces. You'll fall in love with the estate’s breathtaking hinterland views, classic period grandeur, and fairytale rose gardens.
Mali Brae Farm is easily one of the most popular wedding venues the Southern Highlands has to offer. This award-winning boutique property is known for its stunning views, rural ambience, and of course, its garden weddings. Mali Brae Farm offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot, and reception all within the one location – so you don’t have to worry about rushing between venues on your big day. And, with wet weather ceremony options on-site, you needn’t worry about Mother Nature either! For more information on Mali Brae Farm, we recommend visiting their website. Click the link above to find out more.
Mali Brae Farm is set on 90 acres of idyllic and picturesque grounds exclusive to you and your event. Housing an amazingly transformed hay shed which oozes rustic elegance. With majestic views and acres of landscaped gardens you will be spoilt for photo opportunities and ceremony sites with five to choose from
A favourite among locals and those wanting to get married in the beautiful Southern Highlands, Somerley House could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. This stately elegant home features enchanting gardens, a number of ceremony settings, and a stunning Garden Room that has been known to host incredible balls and parties for over a century. If you are on the hunt for something truly special for your wedding day, we cannot recommend Somerley House enough. But don’t just take our word for it – visit their storefront to find out if Somerley House is the Fairy Tale setting you’ve always dreamed of.
Located just an hour south-west of Sydney, Growwild is a favourite among those planning a magical Southern Highlands wedding. Situated on 25 acres of rural gardens, this family owned and operated venue is the perfect choice for anyone hoping to say ‘I do’ at a garden wedding surrounded by native Australian flora and fauna. For those searching for something truly special for their Southern Highlands wedding, you simply cannot look past Growwild Wildflower Farm. Visit their website for more information.
Growwild Wildflower Farm is an idyllic, country-style wedding venue nestled in the tranquil Southern Highlands of NSW. This picturesque wildflower farm boasts a stunning permanent wedding marquee and rustic barn nestled amid 25 acres of lush Australian bushland. For a truly magical wedding experience, the Growwild Wildflower Farm offers a gorgeous, colourful oasis unlike any other.
For weddings that are a little extra! With accommodation for up to 140 guests, the Wilde is the perfect venue for couples after a relaxed, festival feel or just want a wedding somewhere different, where time with guests can be maximised.
Situated in the Southern Highlands of NSW, The Robertson Hotel could just be the wedding venue of your dreams. Remaining true to much of its original 1924 ambience, this venue set on 14 acres of magical gardens and Heritage rainforest offers the entire package – from your ceremony, wedding photos and reception, to overnight accommodation for you and your wedding guests to simply roll into bed once the celebrations come to a close. Whether you are planning an intimate event or a lavish affair, there is something for every wedding at The Robertson Hotel. Click here to find out more.
Priding themselves on being an affordable choice when it comes to wedding venues, Robertson Inn Rustic Weddings offers their private estate for your special day. Set on 75 acres, this estate has plenty of space for your wedding ceremony, photoshoot, and reception to be hosted in the one beautiful location. Check out their packages and inclusions and contact the professional and friendly team behind Robertson Inn Rustic Weddings today.
Some of the most affordable packages on the Highlands
Ceremony package available onsite or at nearby acreage
New wedding menus including share style options
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!
Hailed as a five-star supplier by their Easy Weddings customer reviews, The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Anna is a favourite among local couples hoping to say ‘I do’ in a truly spectacular venue. Situated just 45 minutes from the Sydney CBD, this stunning venue offers couples a number of ceremony spaces to choose from, endless photography opportunities, and three gorgeous function rooms catering from 50 to 600 wedding guests. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a lavish soiree with a larger guest list, there is something for every wedding at The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. Be sure to check out their Easy Weddings storefront for more information.
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.
A favourite among local couples, Jamberoo Resort could be exactly what you have been searching for. Having held hundreds of weddings over the past 50 years, Jamberoo Resort is renowned for its gorgeous surrounds and its ability to host ceremonies, receptions, and photoshoots. And, with accommodation available on-site, you and your guests need only roll into bed after the celebrations are said and done. Get in contact with their dedicated wedding coordinator today and begin planning your magical garden wedding at Jamberoo Resort. See more here.
Up there with the most sought-after wedding venues the Southern Highlands has to offer, Bawley Bush Retreat could be the perfect setting for your big day. Set against a lake backdrop and only a short drive to incredible beaches, this 36-acre retreat is renowned for creating truly beautiful garden weddings. Bawley Bush Retreat is a fully self-catered venue, so you can bring your wedding vision to life within their walls. Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a lavish event of up to 150 guests, Bawley Bush Retreat can make your wedding dreams come true. For more information and to view their photo gallery, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.
For those searching for something a little different and unique, you simply cannot look past The Travelling Chapel. No matter where you plan to say ‘I Do’, The Travelling Chapel will meet you there and erect their gorgeous and romantic chapel. If you are interested in having The Travelling Chapel as your wedding venue, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront. See more here.
If you’re searching for a venue with a point of difference, Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is the place for you. Showcasing diversity when it comes to ceremony and reception locations, this venue is sure to wow your guests and leave them with long-lasting memories of your special day. For your reception, Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat comfortably seated 90 guests, but can accommodate up to 130. Visit their website to find out more.
With 16 five-star customer reviews backing them, Narooma Golf Club is up there with the most popular wedding venues the Southern Highlands has to offer. This gorgeous venue features panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, friendly and professional staff, and the unique ability to host your ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one location – winning! And, with three function rooms to choose from, there’s something for weddings of all shapes, sizes and budgets at Narooma Golf Club. To find out more about this highly sought-after wedding venue, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront. See more here.
The dedicated Bridal Services Team behind Gibraltar Hotel Bowral promise to create something truly memorable and special out of your wedding day. Featuring a gallery with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course perfect for a wedding ceremony, an abundance of photography opportunities, and a ballroom for your reception, Gibraltar Hotel Bowral has everything you need in one location. Allow their wedding professionals to take the stress out of planning your wedding and begin crafting your special day at Gibraltar Hotel Bowral.
Southern Highlands Winery is easily one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the area. This idyllic and romantic venue is situated among rolling hills and vineyards – the perfect setting for a magical winery wedding. Southern Highlands Winery offers couples a number of ceremony settings, photoshoot locations, and four unique function rooms to choose from – so you can rest assured weddings of all shapes, sizes and budgets are welcome here. To find out if Southern Highlands Winery has everything you’ve been searching for, we recommend visiting their website by clicking the link above.
Hillview Heritage Hotel is the perfect setting for those planning a Fairy Tale wedding in the Southern Highlands. Set on eight acres of gardens, this stunning heritage venue offers couples the opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot, and reception all within the one location – so you and your guests needn’t step foot off the property the entire day. Whatever you envision for your wedding day, the dedicated team behind Hillview Heritage Hotel can create it for you. Visit their website for further venue information.
Priding themselves on creating events as individual and unique as the marrying couple, Jaspers Berry is one of the most popular wedding venues in the Southern Highlands of NSW. Featuring secret gardens, historic charm, and an elegant hall for your reception, this venue is perfect for the quintessential fairytale wedding. Whether you’re after classical elegance or something a little on the wild side, there’s something for every wedding at Jaspers Berry.
Fitzroy Inn is the perfect wedding venue for those hoping to say ‘I do’ in historic, old-world charm and modern comfort. Featuring gorgeous gardens and a reception hall, this venue caters to 100 to 150 guests, depending on whether your event is sit-down or cocktail. For those with larger guests lists however, this venue also offers The Marquee – perfect for weddings up to 250 guests. Take a look at their website to find out more.
If you are hoping to create a magical garden wedding in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, these 20 wedding venues are your best bet.