About This Venue
Sydney’s best rustic, country wedding venue.
Nestled on the Hawkesbury River, Hawkesbury Country Retreat offers impressive waterfront and mountain views. You’ll find many picturesque spots for photo opportunities on the 20-acre property: in the orchard, by the river or under the 7,000 fairy lights outdoor archway and many more. With an all-inclusive offering, this is charming but impressive rustic, country style wedding venue made to enchant and impress.
Less than an hour’s drive from Sydney, Hawkesbury Country Retreat provides a rural oasis for you and your guests. With ample accommodation, on-site parking, and an all-inclusive offering, this is the ideal location for a weekend country wedding experience. Relax with your guests as the specialist team from Hawkesbury Country Retreat takes care of the wedding preparation and liaises with your vendors.
Hawkesbury Country Retreat is pet friendly, with 20 acres of gardens and grounds for your furry friends to enjoy and explore. Your younger guests will also adore family-friendly features like the exotic bird aviary and petting zoo. With professional and personalized service, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your guests are well taken care of.
Select your catering vendors of choice with the commercial kitchen and bar facilities on site. Should you wish to hire food trucks or other mobile food suppliers, there is ample room for them to set up. ‘The Stables’ and ‘The Shed’ provide the perfect wet weather ceremony option or indoor reception venues . Minimal styling is required with the gorgeous props supplied for your use and the surrounding natural beauty.
What you’ll love about working with Hawkesbury Country Retreat for your Blue Mountains wedding:
* Stunning Hawkesbury River frontage. Although rich in many beautiful assets, Hawkesbury Country Retreat’s crown jewel has to be the Hawkesbury River. Lined with trees and featuring a decked area perfect for ceremonies, the Hawkesbury River frontage provides a serene and picturesque backdrop.
* Your choice of beautiful outdoor wedding locations. Hawkesbury Country Retreat offers many stunning sites for your wedding ceremony and reception dotted over the property. Taking advantage of the gorgeous river views and natural beauty of the landscape, these spots can cater for weddings of all sizes and styles.
* Dedicated wedding specialists. The dedicated team of Wedding Specialists at Hawkesbury Country Retreat live and breathe weddings. They know how unique the property is, and they delight in sharing it will couples and guests. Six months prior to your wedding date, you will meet with the event team to discuss your wedding theme and aesthetic. The team will liaise closely with you and your vendors to ensure a smooth and memorable experience.
Highlights of working with Hawkesbury Country Retreat for your Blue Mountains wedding:
Outdoor Archway with 7,000 fairy-lights
Riverfront area with pontoon for ceremony & receptions
Two Indoor & Three Outdoor reception areas
Catering for weddings of 60 up to 600+ guests
Men’s + Women’s toilet block
16m x 12m koi fish pond with large deck
Large courtyard with huge outdoor fireplace
Hundreds of beautiful wedding props for your free use
Walk-in exotic bird aviary and petting zoo
Commercial kitchen and bar facilities for your choice of caterers to use
Professional, friendly staff and service
Perfect photo locations for you and your wedding party
Complimentary off-street parking for all guests
We are an LGBTQ+ Friendly Venue
- AV system
- Bar area
- Bridal change room
- BYO alcohol
- BYO catering
- Clean-up included
- Fire pit
- Marquee or Tent
- No curfew
- Tables and seating
- Wet weather cover
- Wheelchair Access
- Air conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Linen supplied
- Open fireplace
- Towels supplied
- Washing machine
- Wheelchair access
Owner / Manager
Anna Addicoat is the Venue Owner
Congratulations on your engagement! I will work closely with you to ensure your dream wedding becomes a reality. I would love to show you around the venue and chat all things wedding with you. To make an appointment, please get in touch with me today!
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