Close enough to Melbourne to make the drive easy, but far enough away to feel transported to a countryside retreat, the Macedon Ranges has so much to offer. This region is filled with native forests, iconic trees, and unique landscapes such as the Hanging Rock.

Making for a perfect weekend getaway wedding location, the Macedon Ranges is brimming with quaint towns filled with ambience and hospitality. Nestled amongst these towns are wedding venues with garden views, vineyard landscapes, and expansive lawns to let the celebration of love flourish.

Discover your dream wedding venue tucked away in this regional gem of Victoria. Here are some top wedding venues in the Macedon Ranges.

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In no particular order, here are the editor’s choice top wedding venues in the Macedon Ranges region and are well worth checking out!

 

1. Lawson Lodge Country Estate

Address: 227 Lawson Rd, Macedon VIC 3440

Lawson Lodge Country Estate

Tucked away in a garden setting, Lawson Lodge is a stunning retreat for a big celebration. This venue is a great choice for a destination weekend wedding as the whole resort-style property will be yours and your guests to enjoy.

The property encompasses over 60 acres of rolling hills and golf courses, overlooking the stunning mountain range of Macedon. Guest capacity can be flexible as there are many accommodation options and plenty of rooms available for the reception. Lawson Lodge is an easy 45 minute drive from Melbourne city.

Price: Depending on guest numbers

Type of Venue: Mountain views, private

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2. Russo Estate

Address: 760-818 Holden Rd, Diggers Rest VIC 3427

Russo Estate

This beautiful estate can be found in Digger’s Rest, Victoria, and offers many options for your wedding ceremony and reception. You can hold your ceremony by the tiered waterfall, under one of their numerous arches (Bridal, Horseshoe, Wine Garden), or under the trees. This family-owned vineyard is only 40 minutes away from Melbourne, and their packages start from $1,500 for hire and $85 per head for dinner.

Type: Winery / Vineyard

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3. Goona Warra Vineyard

Address: 790 Sunbury Rd, Sunbury VIC 3429

Goona Warra Vineyard

This historic winery takes its name from the Indigenous word of ‘Black Swan’, a bird that you might just see on your wedding day. The scenic grounds and rustic buildings made of bluestone create a natural ambience on this property. Each wedding hosted here is created with heartfelt meaning.

The picturesque terrace or the barrel lined cellar make for a great ceremony space. The reception and the festivities with food and drinks can commence afterwards in the Great Hall. Seating arrangements and guest numbers can be discussed with the on-site wedding coordinator.

Price: Available on contact

Type of Venue: Vineyard, scenic

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4. Cleveland Winery

Address: 55 Shannons Rd, Lancefield VIC 3435

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At this venue, you will be spoilt for choice when choosing a ceremony space. The outdoor grounds provide stunning scenery to say ‘I do’. Whether you want to marry amongst the twining vines, under the Chardonnay terrace, or amongst the manicured gardens, the choice is yours.

The 100 hundred acre property of Cleveland Winery is scattered with perfect photo opportunities. The Great Room offers stunning views of the Macedon Ranges for the reception. There is a private bar and dance-floor to enjoy the night. Guest numbers can be discussed throughout the planning stages.

Price: Determined throughout planning

Type of Venue: Mountain view, elegant

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5. Camp David Farm

Address: Kyneton-Spring Hill, Spring Hill, VIC 3444

Camp David Farm

Situated in the heart of this iconic food and wine region, Camp David Farm has uninterrupted views of the Macedon Ranges and Hanging Rock. The picturesque estate has gardens to enjoy and oak trees to set the scene.

The Barn provides a rustic and chic space for the reception and festivities to commence. There are a range of wedding packages available to cater for different guest sizes. For an outdoor wedding, the Formal Hedge Garden can host up to 150 guests in an alfresco seating style of your choice.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Scenic, mountain, garden

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6. Cammeray Waters Weddings

Address: 140 Taylor Rd, Woodend VIC 3442

Cammeray Waters Conference Centre

Boating 200 acres of stunning greenery and lush lands around the property, Cammeray Waters speaks volumes of romance. The tranquil lakes and the native bushlands make for exceptional photo opportunities at every turn.

There are impressive food options and flexible menus to cater for all tastes. The spacious function room can host many guests, with guest numbers determined during the planning stages. From start to finish, an experienced wedding planner will make sure you get all the details just right for your special day.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Countryside, romantic

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7. Highfield Estate Receptions

Address: 330 Barringo Rd, New Gisborne VIC 3438

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This venue offers a unique natural garden setting for a romantic and quaint wedding. Highfield Estate has a range of ceremony options, including the Rose Garden outside. The terrace offers a perfect location for canapes and drinks afterwards, with stunning natural views.

The reception room is spacious with glass windows looking out to stunning green lawns and luscious gardens. There are many function packages available to cater for different guest capacity numbers and menu options.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Outdoors, scenic

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8. Mercato @ Daylesford

Address: 32 Raglan St, Daylesford VIC 3460

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Gorgeous scenery and award winning cuisine combine at Mercato at Daylesford. This delightful place has great grounds and a professional wedding team available to bring to life your special day.

Mercato is perfect for an intimate wedding with space for up to 70 guests. The fine dining options and regional drinks will make for a perfect, close knit dinner celebration with your nearest and dearest.

Price: Available upon contact

Type of Venue: Intimate, fine dining

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9. Roombas at Mt Aitken

Address: 33 Cadana Rd, Gisborne South VIC 3437

Roombas at Mt Aitken weddings

This small, family run business has a knack for providing a personal touch with all weddings that take place at Roomba’s. There are wedding packages available and a consultant available throughout the stages of putting your big day of love together.

The elegant reception room can host a grand dining affair to celebrate your marriage. The room, overlooking the exquisite Macedon Ranges, offers seating capacity for 50-130 guests to 200 guests for a cocktail style event.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Elegant, formal

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10. Glen Erin at Lancefield Vineyard Retreat

Address: 200 Rochford Rd, Lancefield VIC 3435

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For both ceremony and reception, Glen Erin offers professional service with a stunning natural backdrop. From vineyards to gardens, you won’t be short on photo opportunities to capture those unforgettable moments of the day.

For the ceremony, there is an alfresco dias or a built chapel available. Guest numbers for the reception can be determined upon contact. There is a large, spacious room available for different dining options of formal sit down meal, cocktail event, or buffet style. There are also accommodation options on site if needed.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Vineyard, intimate

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11. Saint Agnes Homestead

Address: 30 Burton Ave, Kyneton VIC 3444

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The homestead at Saint Agnes provides an ideal setting for a romantic and luxurious wedding event. Nestled amongst hundreds of trees, the picturesque heritage property makes sure there are plenty of spaces to get that perfect wedding photo.

Merlot vines, a tranquil pond, and sweeping lawns combine to create the backdrop for your ceremony. There are many options for the reception. From a cocktail event with 80 people in the Coach House Courtyard to marquee on the lawn with 120 guests and options in between, you can truly have it all with a wedding day here.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Heritage, picturesque

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12. Mount Macedon Winery

Address: 433 Bawden Rd, Woodend VIC 3442

Mount Macedon Winery

Panoramic views and charm all around, there are countless reasons why Mount Macedon Winery is a prime wedding venue. This country location offers a great chance for a rustic and romantic wedding. With choices on the grounds of romantic gardens or twining vines, photo opportunities won’t disappoint.

The restaurant, with exceptional menu choices, offers a space for 120 guests to enjoy a seated, formal meal (or can host cocktail weddings of up to 170 guests). If the number of your wedding guests in more than 170, they can also host marquee weddings on-site!

The fresh dishes and local wines set up the evening of love and celebration in the best way possible.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Restaurant, scenic

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13. Kerrie Hall

Address: 6 Kerrie Valley Rd, Kerrie VIC 3434

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This community hall offers a great venue for a casual and relaxed wedding. Kerrie Hall is conveniently located in Kerrie. The space offers seating facilities and kitchen amenities for either catered food or a home cooked meal.

Seating capacity isn’t specified but can be determined upon contact. The location means that you will be spoilt for choice with natural scenic landscapes all around. Kerrie Hall is ideal for a low-key, intimate reception.

Price: Available upon contact

Type of Venue: Casual, intimate

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14. Spring Hill Estate by Lancemore

Address: 1030 Kilmore-Lancefield Rd, Lancefield VIC 3435

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This picture perfect location offers inspiration all around for your big day. Spring Hill Estate by Lancemore is ready to be a reflection of your love and dreams for your big wedding day. From ceremony to reception, there is beauty all around this estate.

The wedding ceremony can be held outdoors in a private and peaceful affair. For the reception, enjoy the contemporary building with top quality facilities. Any type of reception is possible here, from an extravagant gala to an intimate dinner.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Romantic, professional

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15. Duneira Estate

Address: Officer Ln, Mount Macedon VIC 3440

For a wedding ceremony surrounded by the roses, Duneria is a perfect choice. This quaint garden estate provides the perfect background to tie the knot. There is ample space on the grounds for your loved ones to witness your marriage.

In terms of reception, it is best to contact the property and see what they have available. Nonetheless, for just a ceremony, this property is in a convenient location to other function centres for larger receptions.

Price: Available upon contact

Type of Venue: Garden, intimate

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Parting Notes

Here we’ve uncovered some breathtaking venues to host your wedding party in the Macedon Ranges. This region has so much to offer with its artisanal shops, local wine, and iconic landscapes. A wedding here is perfect as a city escape day trip or a destination weekend getaway.

Hopefully you’ve gained some inspiration to celebrate your love in the Macedon Ranges and start the next chapter of your life in a beautiful destination. These wedding venues are places where love, festitives, and unforgettable memories can come to life.

 


 

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