The Hawkesbury - NSW, Australia

Price From 11,500
Standing 120
Seated 110

About This Venue

Lilburndale is a wonderfully unique wedding venue providing a mix of beautifully preserved history and picturesque Australian landscapes.

One of the most historic sites in the Hawkesbury region, Lilburndale is a short 1.15-hour drive from Sydney. The scenic 1100-acre property features Lilburndale House and other historic pastoral buildings including The Packing Shed wedding reception venue.

The historic sandstone homestead ‘Lilburndale House’ provides an ideal backdrop for your ceremony and after ceremony festivities. There are a variety of beautiful locations throughout the grounds of Lilburndale for photographs while your guests enjoy the serenity and refreshments.

The Packing Shed’s wedding reception venue caters for up to 120 guests for a canape style wedding and 110 for a sit-down dining experience. Originally built in the 1920s, the venue boasts a polished industrial style interior with a mixture of concrete floors, black steel, and timber. Antique citrus farming machinery has been restored and repurposed throughout the venue, giving the venue character and depth. With plenty of contemporary touches, the Packing Shed still retains its original charm – it’s rustic done right!

We want to make planning your wedding day easy and stress-free, allowing you to relax and enjoy the celebrations. Our venue hire is all-inclusive providing venue hire, tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, lounges, as well as set up and pack down of the Lilburndale inclusions. By simply adding floristry the venue looks amazing!

Our in-house chef has mastered the art of supplying beautifully presented, handcrafted, and sophisticated food. We pride ourselves on our food and beverage offerings. There is nothing more important than sharing a beautiful meal with loved ones.

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Venue Facilities

  • AV system
  • Bar area
  • Bathroom
  • BBQ
  • Bridal change room
  • BYO alcohol
  • BYO catering
  • Camping
  • Chapel
  • Clean-up included
  • Fire pit
  • Generator
  • Kitchen
  • Marquee or Tent
  • No curfew
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Power
  • Stage
  • Tables and seating
  • Water
  • Wet weather cover
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi

Owner / Manager

Lilburndale is owned by the Cotter family and has been operating as a working cattle farm for the past 15 years. After staging the property for a family wedding in 2013, the Cotter’s decided they should share the beauty of Lilburndale with others for their special day. Sister (in-law) duo Felicity and Amy managing the venue, each bringing their own strengths to the local wedding industry.

Felicity handles all enquiries, bookings, and coordination of the elements that make up your wedding day. With over 15 years of experience in business administration, she has all the tools to keep your wedding planning on track. Amy is our style queen, she manages everything behind the scenes to make sure your wedding day not only looks amazing but goes off without a hitch.

The Cotter family looks forward to welcoming couples to Lilburndale so it can be enjoyed by the wider community. Their vision is to conserve and promote the cultural significance and values of the historic Lilburndale property.




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