Your wedding planning process will involve what may feel like endless decision making, but one decision you definitely do not want to fall short on is your wedding venue. The setting of your wedding can reflect a lot about yourself and your significant other as a couple on your big day. More couples are opting away from the traditional wedding and choosing to style their wedding somewhere that will better reflect their lives ahead together.
Whether you are more suited to an indoor or outdoor venue, be it among sweeping fields, mountains or by the ocean, Regional New South Wales is home to an array of stunning and luxurious destinations that will cater to all kinds of couples on their special day. We’ve collated some of the best regional NSW wedding venues that are sure to make your day unique, special and unforgettable.
1. Nimbo Fork
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Situated at the fork of Nimbo Creek and Tumut River, this countryside escape offers a scenic and private wedding venue perfect for a romantic and charming getaway. Surrounded by stunning farmland, Nimbo Fork hosts intimate events with exceptional facilities, hospitality and accommodation for bridal couples and their guests. Wedding services are delivered at a high standard with a particular emphasis on sourcing both local and regional produce. This location is ideal for lovers of the outdoors who want a luxurious wedding experience surrounded by the nature they love so well.
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Located within the iconic town of Byron Bay, The Byron at Byron is a luxurious venue with award-winning facilities and amenities. Nestled within a lush and natural rainforest, the resort offers a beautiful backdrop for a unique wedding experience. The beautiful resort has numerous spaces which can be used to bring your wedding vision to life; The Lawn, Tallow Creek or the Rainforest Verandah as ceremony and reception spaces, as well as indoor spaces filled with beautifully designed European furniture, lighting and art.
The Byron at Bryon provides stylish and comfortable suites for guests, and full catering services for the wedding reception. A new menu designed by Executive Chef Minh Le, sees Asian influence combined with local Byron produce and classic flavours. The Byron at Byron is the perfect place for celebrations, combining authenticity, intimacy, nature and luxury – to ensure a memorable wedding day.
Located in the Blue Mountains, this wedding venue boasts rustic elegance and tranquillity. Bridal Party accommodation is in boutique spa cabins. Catering for up to 120 guests in the Pavilion, guests can enjoy canapés while the bridal party takes photographs on the stunning acreage, then join for a cocktail party afterwards.
Seclusions offers a formal, sit-down reception in the Barn for those looking for a more traditional day. The enchanting mountainous countryside is a beautiful setting and the high-end, modern style of the venue makes for a romantic and memorable destination wedding.
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Peterson House is situated in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales and offers a classy and memorable wedding venue for your special day. The ceremony location offers something ideal for each season. With a garden setting in winter, cherry blossoms in spring and sweeping vineyards in summer and autumn, this is a property which has unique beauty year-round.
The reception is hosted in a beautiful sandstone building that can seat up to 140 guests. The Hunter is a classy and picturesque backdrop and the iconic vineyards in the region come with delicious varieties of wine to enjoy on the wedding day.
Bendooley Estate is immersed in the perfect harmony of beauty, history and luxury and is a space that caters to all kinds of ceremonies and receptions, from a large formal wedding to a more intimate and relaxed celebration. With many exquisite settings to choose from for the ceremony space, couples can exchange vows within the private gardens, the vineyard or in the lakeside pavilion – or can opt for a church service in one of the charming churches in Bowral or Berrima nearby.
For the reception; the Book Barn; a grand barn conversion featuring cathedral ceilings and magnificent chandeliers is surrounded by mesmerising walls of books and The Stables; custom built for couples seeking rural glamour. Bendooley Estate is perfect for couples seeking a venue with a bit of character to match their own.
6. Mona Farm
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At picturesque Mona Farm in the Southern Tablelands, couples have the freedom to plan bespoke weddings. Couples are spoilt for choice when it comes to ceremony space, with 8 acres of gardens providing scenic backdrops for the exchange of vows. The historic woolshed accommodates 200 guests in a sit-down style reception and lends itself well to individual styling – a blank canvas for the couples’ unique style.
For larger groups, marquees can be placed in a number of locations on the property. In 2019, Mona Farm is set to introduce a deck where the most spectacular views of the countryside can be taken in, as well as additional accommodation for larger parties. The 124-acre property is exclusively for the bridal couple and their guests, making for a private getaway where the bridal party and their guests can spend an intimate weekend together celebrating.
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