I’m finally, after much research and cups of tea, launching the updated rustic Queensland wedding venue list! Queensland has a beautiful array of buildings available for hire- decidedly less like a barn (or as I like to proclaim for Australians- woolshed!) but more in keeping with the tropical Queensland climate.
Located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Kenilworth Historic Homestead offers exclusive use of a barn, dining hall, kitchen and plenty of accommodation. They can also provide a multitude of activities for guests including trail rides and canoeing. Visit their website for more.
Built in 1859, the Jondaryan Woolshed is the oldest operating woolshed in Queensland. The woolshed can accommodate up to 300 guests and basic accommodation is available in the Shearer’s Quarters Visit their website for more information.
Lightspace isn’t a barn by any stretch of the imagination, but this Brisbane venue provides all the beautiful facets that we’ve come to love from barn weddings. Utilising various spaces, the venue can seat up to 300 guests with a beautiful terrace and 500 for cocktails. The rustic, industrial style space Visit the website for more information,
For the ultimate Australian twist on a barn, The Australian Muster experience located in Daintree Station, Miallo, Queensland is available for private functions. The rustic shed is open plan with polished wood tables and can seat 300 banquet style. Visit their website for more information.
Sirromet Winery located in Mount Cotton in South East Queensland has many function spaces including the Sirromet Barrel Hall. The hall features brick arches, high ceilings and barrel walls. The hall can can seat 120 banquet style. View their website for more.
Amidst the Ettamogah pub and carnival rides of Aussie World lies the The Shed. With a capacity of 600 guests (seated), or 1100 cocktail. The venue puts a fun twist on the shearing shed style of function. Visit the website for further information.
Providing a relaxed bush setting, the Spurwood Springs log cabin is available for functions. Added “bush” extras are included including a horse and sulky and the venue is BYO. Visit their website for more information.
Overlooking the Coomara River, The Historic Rivermill features an onsite chapel and can seat up to 120 guests in their reception room. Visit the website for more information,
Albert River Wines provides numerous ceremony venues (including an onsite chapel) and two historical reception rooms- featuring decor and class of the 1800s. The venues can happily accommodate 120 guests. Visit the website for more information.
Rudd’s Pub Barn
The famous Rudd’s Pub sits beside their barn which can cater for 100 guests. Located in Nobby near Toowoomba, the pub itself was built in 1893. Contact Rudd’s Pub on [email protected]
Located in the Rockhampton Historic Village, the Shearing Shed is close by to the historic chapel and offers room for function and events. The venue can fit 350 guests and features a fully equipped bar. The Shearing Shed is operated by Rockhampton Venues & Events or try the Rockhampton Council website.
There are a lot of beautiful tropical venues with exposed beams overlooking rainforests too (but that shall wait for a “tropical rainforest style wedding venues” post!)
What did I miss dear readers? What rustic wedding venues in Queensland can you recommend?