The wedding reception venues in Bathurst are proof that going regional doesn’t mean you need to lower your standards of excellence and luxury. Whatever wonderful fantasy you have in mind for your perfect wedding day, it can be vibrantly brought to life in one of these remarkable venues.

From stunning historic manors to rural splendor and breathtaking views, Bathurst has so much to offer.

In no particular order, here we list the editors’ choice Top 10 Bathurst Wedding Venues

 

1. BoxGrove

Established over 40 years ago, BoxGrove has undergone a complete refurbish recently to become of the region’s premier wedding and event venues.

With an outlook over the Blue Mountains, BoxGrove offers a number of spaces for a relaxing yet luxurious wedding day celebration, including a ceremony on ‘The Deck’ or ‘The Rose Garden’ and a reception in the purpose-built barn. Five unique farm cottages also provide accommodation for the bridal couple and a few close family or friends.

Capacity: 170

Type of Venue: Rustic, Farm, Garden

Location: Eglington, NSW

 

2. Bishop’s Court Estate

Bishop’s Court is a gorgeous boutique hotel which welcomes you with excellence and elegance. This beautiful historic building has been perfectly decorated to take you back in time while inviting you into a world of opulence and splendor.

The beauty and features of Bishop’s Court will take your breath away, including six exquisitely appointed accommodation rooms and an acre of manicured parkland gardens nestling the manor house.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Garden, Hotel

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

3. Athol Gardens

This tranquil and serene setting is a stunning country property with incredible views and a lovely rustic welcome, just an easy 30-minute drive from Bathurst. You will be enchanted by the gorgeous outlook and beautiful backdrop for wedding photos as well as the dramatic interiors and exquisite details in the reception space.

The 1875 homestead has been completely reborn and is nestled in a world of floral colour. Your guests will be charmed by Athol Gardens.

Capacity: 150

Type of Venue: Garden, Historic

Location: Blayney, NSW

 

4. Rydges Mount Panorama Bathurst

Rydges brings the world-class standards of an internationally-renowned hotel to Bathurst. Rydges Mt Panorama is a lovely contemporary reception venue for your perfect wedding day, with beautiful views across the mountain.

With modern and luxurious interiors and friendly staff who will attend to your every need, bridal couples will delight in the range of packages and options on offer here. You can tailor your wedding day celebration exactly to your personal taste and requirements with a choice of locations and rooms, menus, drinks packages, decoration styles, and more.

Capacity: 180

Type of Venue: Hotel, Restaurant

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

5. St Aubyn’s on Clairvaux

This is a lovely garden space that offers you all you need in one venue. St Aubyn’s is known for being the perfect blank slate to decorate as you like and individualise the different parts of your special day.

Choose from an outdoor garden ceremony or an indoor one in the glass-walled ‘Shed’, followed by a reception hosting up to 140 guests. The dedicated owners here are passionate about weddings and will do everything to make your dreams come true, from recommending expert stylists and live entertainment to the region’s best caterers and local wines.

Capacity: 140

Type of Venue: Garden

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

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6. Bathurst Goldfields

This lovely venue welcomes you with open arms to a beautiful rustic wedding day experience. The hotel provides everything you need for the whole day, so you can get ready, celebrate your ceremony and reception, and even stay the night here afterward.

Famed for the impeccable service provided by the attentive staff as well as the unique style and decorations of the place which has one foot firmly in gold rush history while still providing a state of the art venue for a magical country wedding.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue:Hotel

Location: Mount Panorama, NSW

 

7. Lochinvar

Lochinvar is a wonderful old manor surrounded by extensive parkland gardens and grounds, ideal for wedding day photos. You will love the stunning backdrops to choose from including the amazing buildings and the garden pond.

With luxury cottages to stay in, a number of spaces for your ceremony and an immaculate marquee reception, this is an exclusive venue for intimate celebrations no matter how big or small.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic, Garden

Location: Mount Panorama, NSW

 

8. Bathurst Golf Club

Bathurst Golf Club is a modern event facility overlooking lush green fairways. This venue offers a range of different prices and packages, and can encompass your ceremony and reception in a number of styles.

Whether your day is casual and relaxed or formal and first-class, you will find the service and hospitality you desire right here.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Golf Club, Restaurant

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

9. Abercrombie House

Described as a heritage treasure, another immaculate old property near Bathurst is Abercrombie House. Your ceremony, photos,and reception can all be accommodated here, with a wedding day package tailored to suit your individual needs.

Choose from a rustic garden ceremony or to say your vows in the wonderful ancient brick chapel. You will adore a formal reception in the ballroom and can also stay the night in this otherworldly place.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

10. KeyStone est. 1889

Formerly the Carrington, this refurbished theatre is a place quite unlike any other. The heritage building oozes style and charm, and the space has a personality all of its own. From the mezzanine to the licensed bar and courtyard as well as a number of gorgeously appointed rooms, you are spoiled for choice as to how to throw the perfect wedding celebration.

Capacity: Contact the venue to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic

Location: Bathurst, NSW

 

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Final Thoughts

There are so many reasons why you should get married in Bathurst, which should be famed for so much more than the local speedway. With warm and dry weather most of the year, you will find the perfect weekend to host your wedding anywhere between March and December.

The best local features include the rolling hills and magical views across the distant blue mountains, and of course the welcoming community spirit. Just 3 hours’ drive from Sydney, you will lose your heart to this contrasting countryside and its people.

 


 

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