About This Venue
If you dream of a beautiful, rustic country wedding that seamlessly blends modern accommodation with old world charm then Ratho Farm is your venue! Ratho Farm is a scenic 1 hour drive north of Hobart, on the edge of Bothwell village in Tasmania’s central highlands. Here, you can experience the serenity of the central highlands, with your nearest and dearest- with a 1 night or 2 night wedding weekend. We can sleep up to 50 guests onsite, and recommend accommodation close by for a further 50 guests.
We have several locations perfect for your ceremony and wedding reception:
CEREMONY (flexible timings eg 3pm for 3.30pm) or earlier depending on your time of year chosen and sunset time.
Under the Oak Tree
By the River Clyde
On the cottage steps
Anywhere on the property
RECEPTION Example- 4pm until 12am! we can also offer a later finish for a cost per hour.
We offer outside catering + onsite catering and BYO beverages- we are a casual, fun, relaxed venue. We are here for you to create your wedding your way! Our times are flexible- start your ceremony at 3pm, finish your reception at midnight (extensions available for a fee).
The gorgeous light filled atrium adjoins to our homestead and has views over the golf course and the countryside.
The Atrium can accommodate up to 75 guests seated with outside dancing, or 50 with inside dancing, or 150 guests for a Garden Party cocktail style wedding.
The Barn is set away from the Main homestead near the accommodation.
Up to 100 guests seated style
The hire of portaloos is recommended for this space.
Or use the barn for your afterparty after your atrium reception!
OUTDOOR MARQUEE WEDDINGS
60-120 guests seated or 150 standing
We welcome weddings of all shapes and sizes.
We offer a special package for Intimate weddings for 10-36 guests, and offer a winter promotion with a discounted venue hire and big bonfire!
We are dog friendly (yes your dog is welcome to your ceremony!)
The accommodation at Ratho Farm consists of several old farm buildings, lovingly restored into boutique rooms. Equipped with modern features but still retaining elements of the original masonry and carpentry, the result is a beautiful fusion of old and new. Ratho Farm can accommodate singles, twins, as well as entire families or groups in adjoining rooms. Each room has an en suite, a fridge, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. We offer a special rate for 1 and 2 night group stays, or you are more than welcome to book individual rooms at your leisure.
PRE AND POST EVENTS
Talk to us on your pre wedding event (casual BBQ, casual dinner) on the homestead verandah, or your post wedding recovery with egg and bacon rolls and a hair of the dog! We can cater or you are welcome to self cater. Breakfast, brunch and BBQ options available. Wake up with your guests, and continue the celebration!
- 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
Ratho Farm is home to Australia’s oldest golf courses, trout streams, picture-perfect views and a homestead that holds a thousand stories tracing some of Tasmania’s most colourful history. Greg Ramsay is painstakingly restoring the property, turning the old convict buildings into luxury accommodation while retaining its charm. As a natural storyteller, Greg will take you on a personal journey that will make you feel as though you’re stepping back in time.
Venue Location and Nearby Accommodation
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