Gus Beutel Lookout via Visit Darling Downs With picture-perfect gardens, boutique wineries, a thriving arts scene and gorgeous country vibe, Toowoomba – a short 90-minute drive from Brisbane or 90-minute flight from Sydney – has emerged as one of the most sought-after country wedding destinations in Australia.Stunning Toowoomba wedding venue, Gabbinbar Homestead, has couples visiting from […]
Welcome home. Welcome to Gabbinbar Homestead – a magnificent and historic estate established in 1863. Set amongst 150-year-old gardens, towering ancient trees and expansive lawns, Gabbinbar Homestead is the perfect destination for your wedding.
Located high on the mountain range in the garden city of Toowoomba, South-East Queensland the homestead is completely private and secluded. On your wedding day the estate is exclusively yours and all the historic sections are open for you and your guests to use and explore including the gorgeous Homestead, stables, garden pavilion and old-school house.
When you choose Gabbinbar Homestead, put simply, we guarantee ‘The Gabbinbar Experience’. This means exclusivity, attention to detail, flexibility and exceptional service for your wedding. Our Wedding Planning Team are highly experienced and will assist you with every aspect of your wedding.
On your special day arrive at 8 o’clock in the morning with your bridesmaids and relax while getting ready in the Bride’s Retreat. You can choose to hold your ceremony in our Pavilion or any of our wonderful garden locations and while you take photos in our lovely gardens your guests will enjoy a fabulous garden party. Then, as the sun sets, you and your guests can enter our spectacular Conservatory or a marquee for the reception, before you take your first dance under the magnificent chandeliers in the Ballroom.
Our menu puts a contemporary twist on wholesome, home style cooking. The portions are generous, full of flavour and finished with an abundance of fresh vegetables. This dedication to food is why we were awarded ‘Queensland’s Best Wedding Caterer 2018’.
Gabbinbar Homestead hosts destination weddings from all across Australia. Our couples travel from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and further afield. Toowoomba offers the convenience of 3,000 accommodation rooms all within 10 minutes’ drive of the Homestead, a major regional airport within 20 minutes and we are an easy 90-minute drive from Brisbane.
For further information and pricing enquiries visit our website to download our prospectus.
Grace & PatrickWe’re headed to country Queensland today, in honour of The Australia issue for the wedding of Grace and Patrick.Pixel Punk Pictures captured the day that was set at the ever beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead. Grace and Patrick, wanted to honour their very Australian surroundings – there were boots, there was colour, there were Australian native blooms and […]
Tyla & BenThe look of love and pure happiness is something that always tugs on the heart strings! This gorgeous couple emanated both of those things as they smiled and laughed through their glamorous Gabbinbar Homestead wedding. Filled with DIY elements and an overall simplicity, Grace Wriggles captured the beauty of the day perfectly. Their […]
Gabbinbar Homestead is such a special place to get married. Established in 1863, this historic estate is completely private and secluded, and exclusively yours on you big day. It’s such a picturesque property, and we were itching to find out more about it. Today, Allysha Hannant (the venue’s Wedding and Event Planner) runs us through […]
Jessica & CaseyI am really never sure one can go past the beauty of classic elegance, and for Jessica and Casey, a gorgeous country setting at the beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead, combined with a champagne ballgown, oh so beautiful flowers and a personalised love story meant that this one was a day spent in utterly romantic style.With Leah […]
Image by We Are TwineHaving spent my entire life thinking of the perfect wedding day, finally finding my Prince and to see him go down on a bended knee marked a very momentous shift in my very being! I am the girl who has dreamed of this day since I was old enough to understand […]
Molly & KristianIf you’re in the mood for something a little bright, contemporary and fun, look no further than the stunning wedding of Molly and Kristian. The couple wanted their day to have a joyful, relaxed vibe to it, and to spend as much time with their family and friends (many who had travelled), so chose […]
Sarah & RyanWith gorgeous flowers, a beautiful setting a story that weaves its way throughout each element of the day. This beautiful romantic Gabbinbar Homestead wedding is filled with the most dreamy of touches. Sarah and Ryan chose Jess Marks Photography to photograph their day.Sarah tells the story of how they came to be. “We […]
The scene of a romantic homestead wedding is always one I love. The gardens creating a beautiful backdrop, the home filled with old world charm, so today’s inspiration design of romantic homestead wedding ideas is packed full of sweet moments that you can translate into your own celebration.Photographer Kylie from Just For Love Photography teamed […]
Lauren & AaronToday’s country style vintage inspired wedding won my heart pretty quickly. The bride re-imagined her mother’s wedding gown with Valentino flowers, the couple served amazing cheese, married at an amazing country homestead and they served their favourite wines. The sweet romance of today’s wedding is nothing short of overwhelming and beautifully captured by […]