Top 5 Southern Highland Wedding Venues

Top 5 Southern Highland Wedding Venues

So he or she finally popped the big question, congratulations! Now the fun part of planning your special day can begin. With so much to organise it can often feel a little overwhelming. In our opinion, the best place to start and the first thing you should be trying to lock down is your favourite wedding venue. Because once those dates are gone, there is no getting them back. If you're reading this article, then there is a likely chance that you have both decided that you would like to explore the idea of a rural wedding. In order to help get you started, Lonely Hunter Weddings has decided to list our favourite top 5 southern highland wedding venues. There really is no right or wrong choice when it comes to the venues listed below. They are all jaw-droppingly beautiful!

Bendooley Estate

Bendooley Estate is situated on a pristine two hundred acre property just two hours drive from Sydney. This is one of the most sought-after venues within the southern highlands. It's easy to see why when you take a look at some of the pictures that come out of this estate. Within the grounds, there is a range of locations to hold your ceremony - the private gardens, the vineyard or at their lake pavilion. If you're looking for a church, there are some in Berrima or the nearby town of Bowral. Following on from the ceremony, Bendooley has a range of function rooms - the book barn with its cathedral ceilings, the stables or the marquee where you can entertain your guests and dance into the night. For these reasons, Bendooley Estate comes in at number 1 in our list of top 5 Southern Highland wedding venue.

Bendooley Estate

Jaspers Berry

Jaspers Berry likes to refer to its establishment as an enchanted hideaway and that's the vibe it tends to emit. Located a mere hour and a half's drive from Sydney, you will find this quintessential fairytale wedding venue. With secret garden rooms and old historical buildings, Jaspers Berry has taken inspiration from its surroundings and added in a little contemporary flair. This is one venue that should definitely be on your 'must see' list. Therefore, it comes in at number 2 on our list of top 10 Southern Highland wedding venues.

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Jaspers Berry

Hopewood House

Hopewood House is located in Bowral and is set on eleven immaculate acres. It is approximately two hours drive south of Sydney. This beautiful estate features established grounds and gardens that will provide the perfect setting for your memorable day. For your ceremony, the pavilion has a few options to choose from. Each room is quite unique and contains elements like fireplaces, chandeliers, antiques and award-winning art. Hopewood house comes in at number 3 on our list of top 10 southern highland wedding venues.
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Hopewood House

Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

Perched high above the valley and nestled amongst the trees, you will find Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat. This venue features a gorgeous natural rock amphitheatre which is ready to play host to your ceremony. Once you have made it official, head up to the viewing platform, have a drink and watch the sun go down as it boasts stunning views over the entire valley. With its own reception hall and on-site accommodation, this venue has it all. Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat comes in at number 4 on our list of top 5 southern highland wedding venues.

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Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

Mali Brae Farm

With quintessential rural ambience and breathtaking views, Mali Brae Farm will no doubt impress your guests. This 90-acre property also features two fully self-contained cottages for all your pre-wedding preparations. The renovated hay shed oozes rustic charm and seats up to 100 guests. Mali Brae Farm comes in at number 5 on our list of top 5 Southern Highland wedding venues.

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Mali Brae Farm

 

Depending on whether you choose to book one of the venues listed above or another one entirely, Lonely Hunter Weddings is pleased to inform you that our photography service is available in the Southern Highlands, South Coast, Sydney, Central Coast and Hunter Valley Regions. We are available for bookings in destination should you require it. If you would like more information regarding our services or pricing packages we welcome you to get in touch via our contact page.

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