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.

In no particular order, here are the editor’s choice Top 40 Wedding Reception Venues in the Hunter Valley

1. Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception

Allandale, NSW

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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.


2. Lonely Goat Olives

Congewai, NSW

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.


3. Mindarriba House

Tocal, NSW

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This estate home was built in 1885 and has been wonderfully refurbished to become the fantasy wedding venue. This immaculate homestead is perfect for the discerning couple who want complete privacy on their wedding day. Perched on the banks of the Paterson River your imagination will be inspired by all the possibilities for your romantic ceremony and reception.

Photo opportunities include the old-style stables and cattle yards as well as a recycled timber barn. Catering is exclusively provided by Mason Restaurant.


4. Margan Weddings and Events

Broke, NSW

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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.


5. Fernbank Farm

Wyong Creek, NSW

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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.


6. Crowne Plaza

Lovedale, NSW

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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.


7. Enzo Weddings at Ironbark Hill

Pokolbin, NSW

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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.


8. Circa 1876

Pokolbin, NSW

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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.


9. Albion Farm Gardens

Woodville, NSW

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For gardens of style and distinction, this farm is so much more than what you expect. This was the first farm settled in the Hunter Valley and is still as special and unique today as it was the day it was built. Choose from a range of garden settings or the rustic barn for your ceremony and with a short trip to the simply stunning Woodville Hall for your reception, your country wedding will be perfect.


10. Chateau Elan at the Vintage

Rothbury, NSW

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Chateau Elan is an award-winning luxury hotel located in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Idyllic and opulent, your every wedding day dream will be brought vibrantly to life in this space. The friendly and welcoming staff will help you with every step from the planning stage through to the tiny details of the big day.

Offering onsite a day spa, restaurant, beauty salon,and French-inspired accommodations, you will be delighted you chose this venue for your perfect day.


11. Peterson House

Pokolbin NSW

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12. The Convent

Pokolbin, NSW

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13. Wandin Valley Estate

Lovedale, NSW

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14. Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

Pokolbin, NSW

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15. The Woodhouse and Barnstay at Redwood Park

Wollombi, NSW

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16. Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Pokolbin NSW

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17. Calvin Estate

Luskintyre NSW

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18. The Travelling Chapel

Mount Annan, NSW

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19. Dalwood Estate

Dalwood NSW

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20. RidgeView Restaurant

Pokolbin NSW

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21. Mansfield House Functions, Events & Catering

Maitland, NSW


22. Hunter Valley Gardens

Pokolbin, NSW


23. Bimbadgen

Pokolbin, NSW


24. Elope in the Vines

Pokolbin, NSW


25. Bluebush Estate

Lovedale, NSW


26. Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Pokolbin, NSW


27. Merrindah @ Mulla Villa

Wollombi, NSW


28. Marina Views Function Centre

Wickham, NSW


29. Twine Restaurant

Pokolbin, NSW


30. Wallalong House

Wallalong NSW


31. Tamburlaine Organic Wines

Pokolbin, NSW


32. Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn

Broke, NSW


33. The Barrel Room – Peppers Creek Village

Pokolbin NSW


34. Weddings at Woodville

Woodville NSW


35. Estate Tuscany

Pokolbin, NSW


36. Leaves & Fishes

Lovedale, NSW


37. Goldfish Hunter Valley Restaurant

Pokolbin, NSW


38. Glenmore Estate

Lovedale, NSW


39. Kookaburra Hideaway

Pokolbin NSW


40. Abernethy House

Abernethy NSW



A destination for fun, food, festivity and obviously romance, the Hunter Valley is conveniently close to Sydney but still far enough away to provide an amazing holiday wedding spot.



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