Where Are The Best Hunter Valley Wedding Venues?

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But with so many options, how do you know which one is right for you?

We'll look at some of the best Hunter Valley wedding venues in this post. Then, we'll discuss what each venue has to offer, and we'll give you some tips on choosing the right one for your big day. So read on to find out more!

Expect to pay $140 to $180 per person for a popular Hunter Valley wedding venue.

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Elopement refers to a marriage conducted in a sudden and secretive fashion, usually involving a hurried flight away from one's place of residence together with one's beloved to get married without parental approval.

But, if you want to live like a royal for a day, you can get married in their London residence. Situated on the west end of Hyde Park, you can get married in a ceremony at one of the state apartments, licensed for civil weddings and partnership ceremonies for 150 guests.

For the most part, guests will be responsible for booking and paying for airfare, hotel rooms, and other additional expenses, like food or shopping. Bridesmaids, you'll be expected to pay for your hair, makeup, and formalwear. Groomsmen, you'll have to shell out for your tuxes and grooming.

 

Peterson House

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In Pokolbin, New South Wales lies Peterson House, a charming vineyard, garden, and restaurant (Cuvee) perfect for a wedding ceremony and reception all year long—notably, there are beautiful cherry blossoms. In the spring!

This venue offers a wedding events team (including a coordinator) that will help you every step along the way for your weddings of up to 140 guests.

Their Facebook has some great photos of Restaurant Cuvee's food, which uses seasonal Australian produce to create fantastic modern fare that is reputed to be one of the region's best restaurants, has won several awards, and will be sure to please you and your guest.

Address: Broke Rd & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin NSW 2320, Australia

Phone: 02 4998 7881

Social: Peterson House

Calvin Estate

You can find 24 acres of picturesque country wedding space and colonial architecture at the Calvin Estate in Luskintyre, New South Wales.

Hold your ceremony on the grounds, take photos on the tree-lined drive, and host your wedding reception in the wood barrel lined room, complete with chandeliers.

Enjoy some local wine from the surrounding wineries or dance around the courtyard bar with your bridesmaids!

Visit their Facebook for more information and photos.

Address: 362 Luskintyre Rd, Luskintyre NSW 2321

Phone: 0419 141 737

Social: Calvin Estate

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

When you want the ideal all in one venue, you must check out Crowne Plaza.

The sprawling resort offers a myriad of indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception and exquisite accommodation for all of your family and friends.

Offering a swimming pool and 18-hole golf course, this is more than just a reception venue but the ideal location for your Hunter Valley destination wedding.

Address: 430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale NSW 2325

Phone: 02 4991 0000

Social: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

With 60 acres of gardens, walking paths, 4 ½ star hotel rooms (with access to the sauna and spa—perfect for the bride to relax and pamper herself the night before the wedding), this Pokolbin, New South Wales venue is simply ideal for your wedding ceremony and reception.

There are a variety of reception spaces for all sorts of wedding sizes (The Conservatory—40, Riesling Room—100, Shiraz Room—120, and the Semillon Ballroom—160).

Check out their Facebook photos to see how beautiful their grounds and wedding reception spaces are!

Address: 2090 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 2000

Social: Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

The Woodhouse Wollombi

Located in Wollombi, New South Wales, is a 100-acre property, Redwood Park Wollombi, dedicated to providing fully customizable, bespoke weddings for you and your partner.

The Woodhouse seats up to 150 with high ceilings and large windows that let in all that gorgeous natural light, but you could also choose to host your ceremony outside under the paperbark trees or casuarinas or on the lakeshore.

There are accommodations available at the Barnstay (rustic chic) for up to 16.

Their reception food (visit their Facebook for photos) is catered exclusively by Fennel & Co., and alcohol is BYO.

Address: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi NSW 2325

Phone: 02 4998 3221

Social: The Woodhouse Wollombi

Voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Another option in Pokolbin, New South Wales, is the Kirkton Park Hotel, which offers a breathtaking backdrop of the Hunter Valley and its gardens for your wedding day photos.

This venue is perfect for something more luxurious and elegant; ceremonies can be held in the garden and receptions in one of their rooms (James Busby Room—max 100, and the Hunter Rothbury Room—max 150).

The sweeping hills make for such beautiful photos that you'll have to say "yes" to this space!

Address: 336 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 7680

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Fernbank Farm

Fernbank Farm is an opulent setting offering a timeless and unique wedding rendezvous.

The homestead built in 1904 has been lovingly restored, retaining its original features and décor.

You can choose from a range of reception spaces, including indoors, outdoors or in a majestic marquee.

You can also use their horses and carriages in a sophisticated and elegant environment and stay in the gorgeous on-site accommodation.

Region: Central Coast

Address: 756 Yarramalong Rd, Wyong Creek NSW 2259

Phone: 0414 541 904

Social: Fernbank Farm

Wandin

For those couples that love being outdoors amongst nature or crave a rustic touch, Wandin's three ceremony venues are perfect: Eucalypt Grove (outdoors, on the cricket oval), on the timber pontoon (outdoors) or The Barn (indoors; complete with a chandelier and the heady smell of oak barrels).

In Lovedale, New South Wales, this venue can also accommodate up to 42 people on its grounds (villas).

Check out their Facebook for photos of their reception spaces and real weddings.

Address: 12 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4930 9888

Social: Wandin

Margan Weddings And Events

Margan Restaurant provides a complete food and wine experience for your wedding day.

You will be spoilt for photo opportunities from the beautiful rammed-earth building and the breathtaking views across the vineyards to the Brokenback Mountains.

The quality of venue and services are exceptional here, with friendly and intuitive staff to create a personal, stylish and relaxed affair.

It is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the Hunter Valley.

Address: 1238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke NSW 2330

Phone: 02 6579 1372

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Peppers Convent Hunter Valley

This venue is also located in Pokolbin, New South Wales, and is in the middle of wine country.

There are four locations available on the estate for your wedding reception: Circa 1876 (a cottage with a max capacity of 120 and nestled in a garden), Restaurant 88 (in Peppers Convent, which serves local organic produce; max 50), Grand Marquee (French, white, and semi-outdoors; max 120), and The Chapel (intimate; max 40).

The boutique hotel can also accommodate you and your guests, and its French architecture makes for a picture-perfect backdrop for your wedding day photos.

Address: 88 Halls Road Pokolbin, NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 4999

Social: Peppers Convent Hunter Valley

Dalwood Estate

Established nearly 200 years ago, Dalwood Estate (Dalwood, New South Wales) is one of the most beautiful wineries in the Hunter Valley and produces some of the best wine.

Their expansive grounds and attractive vineyard will provide a gorgeous backdrop for your wedding and bridal photos!

Along with indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces, this estate offers modern and eclectic options such as marquees and tipis for your celebration.

See photos on their Facebook page for ideas and inspiration!

Address: 700 Dalwood Rd, Dalwood NSW 2335

Phone: 02 4998 7666

Social: Dalwood Estate

Lovedale Wedding Chapel And Reception

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This charming little spot has it all. Offering a purpose-built chapel, reception centre, and luxury accommodation, everything you could need for the perfect wedding day is to be found right here.

While the venue is new and has all the modern comforts your guests could desire, the vintage look is ideal for rustic and romantic themed wedding days.

With various photo locations, including landscaped gardens and an adjacent vineyard, this is the basic setting for an intimate country wedding.

Address: 842 Lovedale Rd, Allandale NSW 2320

Phone: 0447 923 888

Social: Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception

Lonely Goat Olives

Lonely Goat Olives is a magical place – just the sort of place where wedding dreams come true.

One of the highest-rated reception venues in the area, here you are provided with a choice of bespoke ceremony location, charming boutique cottage accommodation and plenty of stunning spaces for your outdoor reception.

You can craft the day you have always imagined with gorgeous surroundings and views.

Address: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai NSW 2325

Phone: 0419 746 686

Social: Lonely Goat Olives

The Travelling Chapel

This unique wedding ceremony venue space travels wherever you need it to go!

If you love the idea of getting married out in the wilderness or on the beach, but don't want the ceremony to be outdoors or under a marquee, then this is the space for you!

This mobile wedding chapel is best for intimate weddings of up to 20 people.

The indoor space features a chandelier, seven small windows, light brown flooring, white walls, and a vaulted ceiling. See more on their Facebook page.

Address: Hunter Region Mc, NSW 2310

Phone: 0439 977 360

Social: The Travelling Chapel

Ridgeview Restaurant

Another beautiful vineyard wedding space is the RidgeView in Pokolbin, New South Wales.

It is nestled between vineyards and lovely ponds, and the restaurant offers fantastic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food made with herbs and vegetables grown in their garden.

The restaurant also features vaulted ceilings!

The venue seats up to 110 guests (including the veranda) and can accommodate up to 12 guests, making it a perfect option for the wedding party.

Visit their Facebook for more information.

Address: 273 Sweetwater Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 6574 7332

Social: RidgeView Restaurant

Enzo Weddings At Ironbark Hill

Enzo Hunter Valley is where the journey begins to your forever love story.

Enzo Weddings Hunter Valley is located at Ironbark Hill vineyard and is one of my favourite wedding venues. I have shot this venue so many times. I would describe it as modern rustic elegance. And I highly recommend it.

It has on-site accommodation, a beautiful air-conditioned chapel & reception venues that overlook the vines. And it has 30 acres of land, so there are plenty of places for photos. The staff are amazing, and it can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Surrounded by mountains and valleys, this feels like heaven on earth.

The vineyard setting is topped off by a beautiful and modern reception space architecturally designed to showcase this incomparable region.

Choose from a chapel ceremony with floor to ceiling windows that bring the scenery seamlessly indoors.

Tranquil, decadent and divine, this is where modern luxury meets luxe country with style.

Address: 694 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 7233

Social: Enzo Weddings at Ironbark Hill

Circa 1876

One of Australia's most picturesque hinterlands holds a treasure of wedding reception venues; Circa 1876.

Circa 1876 is a beautiful rustic restaurant part of The Convent Escarpment Group. I have lost count of how many weddings I have shot there, but it is a lot. And you are guaranteed a beautiful wedding if you choose this place.

On-site accommodation, a beautiful outdoor ceremony spot, great locations for photos, and an amazing restaurant with fantastic staff. It has everything you need for a perfect wedding. In addition, it can accommodate up to 150 guests.

The homestead is the epitome of a vintage historic cottage and offers gourmet dining and opulent accommodation for the perfect wedding day or weekend.

With award-winning menus, boutique wine, fresh local produce and a farm-to-fork ethos, if your family are foodies, you could not ask for a better reception space.

For relaxed, romantic and eclectic charm, this is your place.

Address: 64 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 4999

Social: Circa 1876

Hunter Valley Gardens

In Pokolbin, New South Wales, and the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, lies the Hunter Valley Gardens, with views of First Creek and the rolling hills. The Aqua Golf Hunter Valley is nearby for the groom to get a few swings in before the festivities. If you love water features, gazebos, and charming little garden chapels, don't miss out!

Make sure to check out their Facebook photos!

Capacity: Chapel (150 seated), gardens (not stated), garden marquee (200 seated), Garden Terrace (120 seated)

Type: Historic garden

Address: 2090 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 4000

Social: Hunter Valley Gardens

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Twine RestaurantThis picturesque wedding venue in Pokolbin, New South Wales, in the Hunter Valley wine region, has stunning views of the surrounding hinterland. There are photo opportunities next to the vines, where you can also hold your ceremony. Your reception can then be held at the convention centre, Lagoon Pool Marquee, or the Restaurant @ Cypress Lakes.

Visit their Facebook for more photos of real weddings!

Capacity: up to 1000

Type: hotel, resort, winery, waterfront

Address: 15 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 07 32461700

Social: Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Marina Views Function Centre

If you're looking for a wedding venue that puts you and your wishes first, check out this Newcastle, New South Wales location! Get married next to the water—and you can even arrive by boat, making a stylish and unique entrance! Ceremonies start from $595, and reception packages start from $85.95 per person.

Adams Peak

Adams Peak is one of the best venues in the Hunter Valley and certainly one of the most popular.

It is a family run business, and they are so lovely to deal with. It has some of the best views in the Hunter, on-site accommodation and multiple ceremonies and reception locations.

One of the best features for couples is booking the place for the whole weekend. It can accommodate up to 160 guests.

Peppers Creek Chapel & Barrel Room

Peppers Creek is a rustic vineyard wedding venue in the heart of Pokolbin.

It has an intimate sandstone chapel set among the vines called Peppers Creek Chapel. The chapel's side even opens up so more people can easily see, and you get a lovely breeze through the ceremony.

It doesn't get any more rustic than the reception room Peppers Creek Barrel Room, which can accommodate up to 180 guests.

Conclusion

We hope this list has helped you search for the perfect Hunter Valley wedding venue. There are many wonderful places to choose from, and we wish you all the best as you make your final decision. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us – we would be happy to help!

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