While it won’t be hard to find any incredible quality wedding venues in the glorious Hunter Valley, it may be difficult to narrow your choice down to just one for your big day.
But what a fun choice to have to make!
With stunning scenery, this gourmet wine and food paradise has no shortage of world-class venues to tie the knot.
Whatever the theme of your personal love story, you are sure to find the ideal venue on this list.
Here are the editor’s choice Top 38 Wedding Reception Venues in the Hunter Valley
Best Wedding Venues In Hunter Valley
- Peterson House
- Calvin Estate
- Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
- Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
- The Woodhouse Wollombi
- voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley
- Fernbank Farm
- Margan Weddings and Events
- Peppers Convent Hunter Valley
- Dalwood Estate
- Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception
- Lonely Goat Olives
- The Travelling Chapel
- RidgeView Restaurant
- Enzo Weddings at Ironbark Hill
- Circa 1876
- Hunter Valley Gardens
- Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
- Marina Views Function Centre
In Pokolbin, New South Wales, lies Peterson House, a charming vineyard, garden, and restaurant (Cuvee) that is 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 best restaurants of the region, 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
24 acres of picturesque country wedding space and colonial architecture can be found 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
When you really 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
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).
Make sure to 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
Located in Wollombi, New South Wales, is a 100 acre property, Redwood Park Wollombi, that is 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 lake shore.
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
Another option in Pokolbin, New South Wales is the Kirkton Park Hotel, which offers a breathtaking backdrop of the Hunter Valley and their own gardens for your wedding day photos.
This venue is perfect for those looking 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 just have to say “yes” to this space!
Address: 336 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: 02 4998 7680
Social: voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley
Fernbank Farm is an opulent setting offering a timeless and unique wedding rendezvous.
The homestead built in 1904 has been lovingly restored retaining wherever possible its original features and décor.
You can choose from a range of reception spaces including indoors, outdoors or in a majestic marquee.
A sophisticated and elegant environment, you can also use their horses and carriages and stay in the gorgeous onsite accommodation.
Region: Central Coast
Address: 756 Yarramalong Rd, Wyong Creek NSW 2259
Phone: 0414 541 904
Social: Fernbank Farm
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).
This venue in Lovedale, New South Wales can also accommodate up to 42 people on their 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
Margan Restaurant provides the complete food and wine experience for your wedding day.
From the beautiful rammed-earth building and the breathtaking views across the vineyards to the Brokenback Mountains, you will be spoilt for photo opportunities.
The quality of venue and services are exceptional here, with friendly and intuitive staff to create a personal, stylish and relaxed affair.
This is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the Hunter Valley.
Address: 1238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke NSW 2330
Phone: 02 6579 1372
Social: Margan Weddings and Events
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, 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
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 in the region.
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 also 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
This precious 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 of the modern comforts your guests could desire, the vintage look is ideal for rustic and romantic themed wedding days.
With a variety of photo locations including landscaped gardens and an adjacent vineyard, this is the essential setting for an intimate country wedding.
Address: 842 Lovedale Rd, Allandale NSW 2320
Phone: 0447 923 888
Lonely Goat Olives is a magical place – just the sort of place that 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.
With gorgeous surrounds and views to die for, you can craft the day you have always imagined.
Address: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai NSW 2325
Phone: 0419 746 686
Social: Lonely Goat Olives
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, 7 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
Another beautiful vineyard wedding space is the RidgeView in Pokolbin, New South Wales.
It is nestled between vineyards and adorable ponds, and the restaurant offers fantastic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food made with herbs and vegetables grown in their own 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 Hunter Valley is where the journey begins to your forever love story.
Surrounded by mountains and valleys, this literally 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
One of Australian’s most picturesque hinterlands holds within it a treasure of wedding reception venues; Circa 1876.
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 the place for you.
Address: 64 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: 02 4998 4999
Social: Circa 1876
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. There is also the Aqua Golf Hunter Valley 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
Twine RestaurantThis picturesque wedding venue in Pokolbin, New South Wales in the Hunter Valley win region has such stunning views of the surrounding hinterland. Plus, 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
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 right 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.
Take a look at their Facebook photos for inspiration!
Capacity: 250 with dance floor, 220 with dance floor and bridal table, 300 cocktail
Address: 97 Hannell St, Wickham NSW 2293
Phone: 02 4969 8181
Social: Marina Views Function Centre