Wedding Venues Southern Highlands

Wedding Venues Southern Highlands 2018-03-03T13:11:22+11:00

Bendooley Estate

Bendooley Estate is the perfect location to host a wedding, corporate event or special function. This landmark property is located in the Southern Highlands just 90 minutes from Sydney. Set on 200 acres, it comprises of many magical options for your function.

From the converted book barn, operating as a book shop housing over 100,000 books during the day and in the evening converts into an event space for up to 140 guests . To the original 200 year old homestead built from convict-hewn sandstone and facing a “picture perfect” lake and surrounded by rose gardens. The homestead is perfect for the most intimate of functions of up to 50 guests on the verandah, or up to 20 guests inside its dining room set by the fireplace. For the ultimate “sky’s the limit ” guest list – why not consider a glamourous customised marquee. All this, along with luxury accommodation , cool climate vineyards, a cafe and cellar door.

Bendooley Estate really can customise their unique spaces to whatever you can dream up.


Address: 3020 Old Hume Highway, Berrima

Phone: 0412 551 295



Briars Bowral

Set on 15 acres of rural countryside, the Briars is a superb venue for a romantic country wedding. Set apart by tranquil gardens, rural surroundings and elegant atmosphere, our Garden Conservatory and lake-side Gazebo offer the perfect setting for your ceremony and reception. Beautiful by day or night, the conservatory can accommodate up to 130 guests seated banquet or 200 guests cocktail party.

Not forgetting those dearest to you, our fully appointed suites offer 4-star accommodation with lake views. Open fires in our Historic Inn Bar & Restaurant offer a friendly atmosphere to toast the happy couple. The Briars team are here to make your wedding day a dream.


Address: 653 Moss Vale Road, Bowral

Phone: 02 4868 1734



Centennial Vineyards Restaurant

Centennial Vineyards Restaurant provides a unique and spectacular wedding setting with views of the vineyards and set amongst beautiful vast countryside.

Located just 1.5 hours from Sydney, 2 hours from Canberra and on the fringe of the town of Bowral, Centennial Vineyards Restaurant is the perfect wedding location within New South Wales.

On balmy Summer days, the glass doors open out to the patio for drinks and canapes. Or for the winter wedding, guests can warm themselves by the open fire place and enjoy the rustic appeal of the restaurant.


Address: 252 Centennial Rd, Bowral

Phone: 02 4861 8701



Gibraltar Hotel

The Gibraltar Hotel is the perfect location for weddings, ceremonies and events. Featuring your choice of ceremony locations and a range of reception spaces, let us create a day unique to you. Glam up and be pampered in our luxury suite filled with natural light that your make-up artist will adore. Choose to have your ceremony in our incredible gallery with floor to ceiling windows or on the grounds beside our magnificent lake. Then while you are having your photos taken, guests will enjoy drinks on the terrace before joining you to celebrate your reception in style, overlooking the picturesque Mount Gibraltar. Dance the night away and continue your celebrations in Harvey’s Bar for the after party your guests will remember for years to come.


Address: Boronia Street (off Centennial Road), Bowral NSW 2576

Phone: 02 4862 8600




Create your own, unique event in the grounds of Growwild and make your wedding a day to remember…

When you book Growwild for your wedding, you have exclusive use of the grounds for three days – allowing you the time and flexibility you need to create a truly personal event.

Our timber floored, permanent marquee on the lush green is fully equipped with fairly lights, bar, tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, linen and glassware, allowing you enjoy the privacy and seclusion of your very own Southern Highlands escape. Whether you hold your ceremony amidst the flowers, in the Barn or at a local church, your guests can enjoy cocktails and canapés at Growwild in a magical rural setting while they await the arrival of the newlyweds. Wander through the spectacular wildflower display for some intimate bridal photographs, then enjoy your reception under the fairly lights of the marquee.

With three full days included in the hire cost, you can use a day to set-up the wedding of your dreams, hold your ceremony and reception the next day, and then, if you choose, arrange a relaxed and private brunch for the wedding party and close family on the day after. How you use the time to create your ideal wedding is up to you. The choice is yours….. and yours alone.

Local Southern Higlands suppliers can provide everything you need, from a celebrant, catering, photography, flowers, music and transport to and from the many hotels, resorts and boutique guest houses in this area.

Growwild is a perfect location for your wedding.


Address: 916 Old Hume Highway, Alpine, NSW

Phone: 1300 306 665



Hopewood House

Hopewood House is a privately owned grand estate located in Bowral, a leisurely 90-minute drive from Sydney, set against the backdrop of the magnificent NSW Southern Highlands region.

For many years Hopewood has taken great pride in providing a truly bespoke full-service venue hosting and tailored planning service for an exclusive number of private weddings and events. Events at Hopewood are expertly woven into the immense history of the residence, the modern provincial addition of the Pavilion building, surrounding outdoor sanctuaries and eleven flowing acres of truly enchanting gardens.

Have you fallen for Hopewood? Let’s begin your wedding day story…


Address: 201 Centenntial Road, Bowral NSW



Mali Brae Farm

Mali Brae Farm is an award winning boutique property boasting majestic views and a quintessential rural ambience that will charm wedding guests and patrons from the moment they arrive.

The property offers five locations to choose from for your rural wedding ceremony, all with stunning views of rolling hills, lush countryside and dazzling dams. The purpose built pavilion is perfect for indoor ceremonies, making Mali Brae Farm suitable for weddings all year round. The renovated hay shed provides a rustic and impressive reception space, featuring French provincial tables, chandeliers, an open fireplace, hand milled timber floors and an enclosed outdoor bar area serviced by an open fire. This breathtaking heritage property also showcases two beautifully renovated cottages made for overnight stays and pre-wedding preparation. Mali Brae Farm is a secluded and enchanting setting, offering the privacy that you deserve with all the charm and luxury of a modern country wedding.


Address: 562 Nowra Road, Moss Vale NSW

Phone: 0457 538 303



Milton Park

Milton Park weddings are timeless. It is our tradition to hold celebrations throughout the year as every season on the estate is as beautiful and magical as the next.

The landscape changes in color and character and reception settings transition from starlight to firelight. But whatever the season or weather, the warmth and professionalism of our staff is in evidence year round.

We will be your advocates as the vision for your wedding day comes to life. And, we will work tirelessly, thoughtfully and creatively to ensure your ceremony and celebration reflect who you are as a couple and express the style with which you will live your lives together.

Milton Park’s dedicated wedding specialists are truly expert in focusing on the finer details and finishing touches that are essential to the perfect wedding. Our Wedding Team will work with you or your wedding consultant to reserve your dates, plan the schedule of events, coordinate all food and beverage details, from menu design to linens, and assist with other aspects of your wedding experience at the Hotel.

With a reputation for exceptional event planning, Milton Park is committed to elevate your wedding celebration to new heights of extraordinary.


Address: 200 Horderns Road, Bowral NSW

Phone: 02 4861 8100



Montrose Berry Farm

Weddings Montrose… an elegant country experience since 1988 – in following tradition of the last quarter century or so, since purchasing the business and property in May 2009 the Robertson’s have pleasure in continuing the availability of the Estate as a venue for weddings approved by Wingecarribee Shire Council through a valid development consent. This magnificent Estate with lovely gardens and rolling pastures provides you a great venue for that special day. What could be more perfect than to celebrate your wedding in such a lovely garden and setting with friends and family? Montrose is ideal for the formal and informal wedding to create a wonderful day for all. We welcome up to 140 guests in a formal seated arrangement. You can select from a number of local providers or use your own qualified service providers. Catering is available or if you prefer you may arrange your own outside qualified caterers.

Location: Ormond Street, Sutton Forest NSW

Phone: 02 4868 1544



Peppers Craigieburn

A beautiful and historic Southern Highlands wedding venue, the estate of Peppers Craigieburn celebrates period grandeur, with lacework iron verandahs, a grand staircase at the entrance, heritage listed stables and a secret rose garden. A secluded and private country wedding at Peppers Craigieburn is an ideal celebration of love.

Set on the outskirts of Bowral village, Peppers Craigieburn is within easy reach of Sydney, Canberra and the south coast. Here, all your country wedding ideas will come to life.

There are a number of romantic wedding and reception venues to choose from, including the elegant Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar overlooking the estate’s gardens, picture perfect for intimate celebrations right up to grand banquets for up to 160 guests. For a rustic wedding, Peppers Craigieburn is absolutely ideal.

Location: Centennial Rd, Bowral

Phone: 02 4862 8000



Peppers Manor House

Peppers Manor House is set on a country estate in the rolling green hills of the Southern Highlands. The charismatic retreat creates a great first impression when you drive through the estate gates. There’s a certain style and elegance that lends a magical atmosphere to the occasion, and the intimate and grand settings are meticulously maintained.

Conveniently located just an hour and a half from Sydney, and less than two hours from Canberra, Peppers Manor House caters for intimate weddings of two, to a traditional grand wedding with 200 guests, with a variety of ceremony and reception areas.

Location: Kater Rd, Sutton Forest

Phone: 02 4860 3111



Solar Springs Retreat

Solar Springs is simply your complete Southern Highlands country wedding venue with beautifully manicured gardens, historic Rotunda for your ceremony, restaurant with views & guest accommodation.

Originally a 1920’s Bundanoon Guest House called “The Knoll”, Solar Springs is still today a wonderful, tranquil, secluded venue with the added luxurious guest spa facilities and magical landscaped gardens.

Our new contemporary menu designed by “Hatted” Chef Francois Razavet is perfect for your special day. Your guests will be impressed by the excellent quality of food and the friendly service.

Solar Springs restaurant enjoys stunning views of Morton National Park, seats up to 80 guests comfortably and has access to an outdoor deck. We can also cater for marquee style weddings for up to 140 guests.

The views, the views….Morton National Park, blue skies, towering gums & bush.Imagine a backdrop like this to your bridal table? A living changing landscape masterpiece in a window frame. Enjoy the many photographic opportunities throughout the retreat with kangaroos visiting morning & evening.

Relish the added benefit of privacy and exclusive use of the property’s gardens, restaurant, lounge areas and accommodation by just booking 20 affordable guest rooms. Treat the girls to a pampering in our onsite Bodycare Spa while the boys try their hand at Archery on the lawns.

Let our coordinator guide you along to create a truly memorable day free of stress.

Location: 96 Osborn Avenue, Bundanoon NSW

Phone: 1800 044 944



Somerley House

We invite you to make your own personal wedding memories in this exclusive, private and romantic oasis.

As you and your guests enter the winding tree lined driveway you will be transported into a world away with its stately elegant home, enchanting established gardens, and timeless charm and appeal.

Your ceremony can be held under the canopy of Somerleys very own ‘forest’ or on the magnificent circular lawn in front of the house and will be followed by canapés and garden games on the rolling lawns surrounded by greenery.

As the sun sets your guests will be escorted into the historic Somerleys ‘Garden Room’ which has hosted elegant balls and parties for over a hundred years. This unforgettable setting is filled with chandeliers, exotic foliage, interesting botanicals, a roaring fire and authentic French gilt mirrors for your very own personalized and truly unique wedding celebration.

Please contact us for our downloadable wedding information booklet.

“Somerleys was magical… with nothing around but the forest, hundreds of stars and all of our nearest and dearest.”

Location: 7207 Illawarra Highway, Sutton Forest NSW

Phone: 02 4869 2550



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Southern Highlands Winery

A southern highlands wedding is an idyllic and romantic choice. Set  in the heart of the rolling hills and expansive vineyards, the Southern Highlands Winery offers an especially stunning setting for your country wedding.

The Winery offers exclusive use of the estate, coupled with your choice of a picturesque ceremony in the vineyard, lakeside or the bottling room.

Several function areas are available depending on your guest numbers and style:

  • quaint and charming barrel room
  • silk lined, timber floor marquee with views sweeping across the vineyard
  • courtyard lit with fairy lights
  • stunning restaurant showcasing spectacular views.

The Southern Highlands Winery is located near to the historic villages of Moss Vale  as well as Bowral, and is only 90 minutes from Sydney. You will be surrounded by the romance of the vineyards and their seasonal changes.Let the spectacular views set the tone for your wedding celebration, and furthermore provide a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs.

Location: Cnr Oldbury Road and Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest NSW

Phone: 02 4868 2300



Sylvan Glen

That charming Southern Highlands wedding venue you were looking for?

You’ve found it.

Your wedding is too big for just one afternoon. This is one of the biggest celebrations in your life; so we say – make the most of it! If you agree, Sylvan Glen is the perfect Southern Highlands wedding venue for you.

With a Sylvan Glen Signature wedding, you’ll have the whole weekend to party with the people you love most. Eat, play, dance, laugh and relax, do whatever you want to do to make your wedding weekend one you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Location: Kareela Road, Penrose NSW

Phone: 02 4884 4306



The Robertson Hotel

A Boutique hotel of 40 renovated suites set among picturesque gardens. Fabulous location for a destination wedding, & ideal private parties and events. The Robertson Hotel – Southern Highlands as it was originally established in 1924, was once considered the most luxurious hotel in the Commonwealth. Formerly known as Ranelagh Hotel and Fountaindale Grand Manor. Hotel accommodation is now available and we are taking bookings for weddings, conferences or any private events. The hotel boasts 50 rooms and 4 seductive oversized penthouse suites.

Location: 1 Fountaindale Road, Robertson NSW

Phone: 02 4885 1111



The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is the love child of Kathy Finigan, a horticulturalist with over 30 years of experience. Established in 1994, the garden has grown to cover the full 5 acres of the property, spanning different aspects and faces of the property to give completely different growing climates, accommodating a range of plants.

Whether you are engaged or getting married, you have an important event or simply want to get some beautiful photography done, The Secret Garden is the perfect location. With a myriad of different areas in the garden, no two photos will look the same.

Location: Blencowes Lane, Wildes Meadow NSW



Weddings in the Wilde

Weddings in the Wilde is the ideal place for weddings that are a little extra, we offer accommodation for up to 140 guests, making the Wilde the absolute perfect venue for couples who are after a relaxed festival feel, or just want a wedding somewhere different but affordable for their guests to travel to and stay.

Arrive friday night, and have a special dinner with your nearest and dearest, welcome your guests on saturday morning, get married in our incredible bush chapel on Saturday, party into the night and roll into bed only to wake up sunday morning to delicious recovery breakfast while you can chat and say hello to those guests you didnt get a chance to enjoy the night before!

Location: 71 Ryans Lane, Wildes Meadow NSW




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