Photo by The Robertsons.
The calibre of Australian farm wedding venues is at an all time high. Venture just beyond the city walls and we guarantee you will discover an abundance of enchanting, rustic wedding spaces that encourage couples to come, stay a while and create a day that celebrates what they’re truly all about. It doesn’t get much better.
Here’s a round-up of but some of our faves – you can find more unique country wedding venues right here.
South West, WA
Stress-free weddings aren’t a myth. In fact, it’s what Old Broadwater Farm is renowned for. With everything you need on-site including gorgeous ceremony locations, wet weather reception options, manicured lawns, cool rooms, furniture, gas heaters, lawn games, crockery etc. it makes for a beautiful WA farm wedding venue without the fuss. Here’s a real wedding to check out to give you more of a feel.
Photo credit: Nectarine Photography.
South Coast, NSW
The ultimate adult playground, The Woods Farm is situated on the beautiful south coast (just minutes from Hyams Beach) and has everything you could possibly need for a fun-filled wedstival. Think luxury cottages, an outdoor pool and pizza oven, a petting zoo and veggie garden, a purpose-built barn, bikes, yoga classes and glamping facilities for up to 50 people. Check out a styled shoot at The Woods here.
Photo credit: Red Berry Photography.
South West, WA
A former dairy farm, this 80 acre farm wedding venue is now home to some beautiful Angus cattle and (you guessed it) a much-loved brewhouse. With pinball machines, footy posts and lawn games too, it’s not hard to understand why grooms go ga-ga for it. The other selling point are the all-inclusive packages that offer styling, flowers, photography, furniture and more.
Photo credit: Gordon Becker Photography.
Kangaroo Valley, NSW
A working horse and cattle farm sitting on 270 acres, Melross features three perfectly curated country homes (Millet House, Rye House and Willows Cottage) as well as a fully-equipped barn where you can supply your own catering and beverages. It’s the ultimate luxury farm wedding venue and it’s only two hours out of Sydney.
Photo credit: The Evoke Company.
Central Coast, NSW
Located on a private equestrian property, The Stables of Somersby if full of farm-worthy eye candy. The stables are the main draw card, and allow couples to design their day however they like. It comes with recycled timber trestle tables, bamboo wedding chairs, a vintage bar area, toilets, a catering kitchen and stunning chandeliers and fairy lights. There’s also the option to get hitched outside or in one of their luxury tent marquees.
Photo credit: White Lane Studio.
Blue Mountains, NSW
Forget what you once thought about farm wedding venues and picture this: two luxury homesteads set amid 800 hectares of pristine Australian bush and farmland, a modern barn with high timber ceilings and beautiful gardens positioned next to an expansive dam. Add to that a tennis court, an outdoor fire pit and a well-kept shearing shed that doubles as an indoor ceremony space and you have Waldara. Here’s a styled shoot on the property that showcases much of the above.
Photo credit: Willow & Co.
Southern Tasmania, TAS
Enjoy taking part in your own fairytale at this historic Tasmanian wedding venue. A place which dates back to the 1800s, Ratho Farm features accommodation for 50 guests in restored convict cottages and boasts Tasmania’s oldest golf course. Ceremonies can take place anywhere onsite and their are multiple reception spaces (including an atrium and barn). Plus it’s pet-friendly and BYO.
Photo credit: Acoma Studio.
Central Victoria, VIC
Mimosa Glen’s fully renovated wool shed is just one of the many delightful features you’ll find at this VIC farm wedding venue. The Victorian period homestead, built in the late 1800s, provides luxury accommodation for six people, with the adjacent cottage sleeping four. The views are jaw-dropping and the option to have an outdoor ceremony and reception is always a win. Here’s a real wedding at the farm to check out.
Photo credit: Mimosa Glen Homestead.
North West Coast, Tasmania
Like most of Tasmania, Sandridge Estate is a pretty spectacular space. Sitting in the middle of a 500 acre bush reserve and just two minutes to the beach, you’ll find an old machinery shed that’s been lovingly restored into a unique TAS wedding venue. There’s a Glamping village onsite and the entire property is yours for three days. Check out this real wedding to get more of a feel for the scale of that shed.
Photo credit: Fern and Stone Photography.
Pronounced kar-in-dye, this rustic wedding venue is a fifth-generation, family-owned farm that’s home to some of the area’s best trail rides (there are over 50 horses on the property). The Stables, Barn and Long Shed are the original sheds and the beautifully maintained garden is ideal for outdoor ceremonies.
Photo credit: Lionheart Photography.
Blue Mountains, NSW
Built in 1823, this unique Blue Mountains wedding venue still maintains its historic charm. The barn is over 190 years old and the other out-buildings are some of the oldest in the area. The Inn itself sleeps 12 and includes breakfast, plus you’ll get to meet the farm animals including Gordon the ram and Socksy and Billy the goats. Take a look at this beautiful wedding on the property.
Photo credit: Fiona and Bobby.
Sunshine Coast, QLD
Included in the hire of this 200 acre farm wedding venue is four luxury cottages for two nights (sleeps 27), the hire of ‘The Shed’ for two and a half days, hire of the new ‘Shed Quarters’ and camping sites for one night for as many guests as you like.