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The 16 Best Wedding Venues in the Blue Mountains

The 16 Best Wedding Venues in the Blue Mountains & Surrounds

We’re often asked where the best Blue Mountains wedding venues are. As Blue Mountains wedding photographers and local residents, we’ve been to many! We found it easier to categorise them into four groups depending on the style of your wedding: scenic, industrial, rustic and garden style. Read on for our top picks…

Scenic Blue Mountains Wedding Venues:

an elopement at emirates one and only wolgan valley blue mountains wedding venue Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Wolgan Valley’s 5-star resort is nestled within a conservation and wildlife reserve with incredible views of the Newnes Plateau. It is remote and secluded – perfect for intimate weddings and elopements, especially with the impeccable service and luxury amenities.
For more, check out Marc & Lubna’s Wolgan Valley wedding.

scenic ceremony wedding venue at dryridge estate in the megalong valley blue mountainsDryridge Estate – Megalong Valley
A working vineyard, Dryridge Estate commands 360 degrees of the Megalong Valley. There are two separate houses for accommodation as well as a permanent clear marquee already on site for receptions. The ceremony space under a huge gum tree is also the perfect place to tie the knot. Check out Jess & Lenny’s Dryridge Estate wedding day to see more.


escarpment cliff top view of the blue mountains at allview escape wedding venue in blackheathAllview Escape – Blackheath
Allview Escape is a private property with its own views of the Grose Valley and a dedicated space for a reception tent. It also boasts its own magical pine forest and two cottages for accommodation.
For more, take a look at Sarah & Tristan’s Allview Escape wedding.

Industrial Blue Mountains Wedding Venues:

 

industrial windows of blue mountains wedding venue lithgow state mine heritage park and railwayLithgow State Mine Heritage Park
State Mine Heritage Park in Lithgow is rich in industrial history. The Bath House building (pictured above with its beautiful windows) is the perfect blank canvas to style your dream wedding. It’s big enough to host both a ceremony or a full reception space. There’s plenty of space and options around the grounds, too. For more, check out Together Journal’s feature of Sara & Kyle’s awesome State Mine wedding.

katoomba brewing company is an industrial wedding venue in the blue mountainsKatoomba Brewing Company
Part of Katoomba’s iconic Carrington Hotel, Katoomba Brewing Company is the hidden gem of event spaces in the middle of town. We photographed Eliza & Dillon’s wedding day here and loved it.

the silos foundations portland blue mountains industrial wedding venueThe Foundations Portland
A little further past Lithgow, The Foundations is being given new life as an arts & cultural hub after serving as Portland’s Old Cement Works site. We recently had the pleasure of photographing the first wedding to be held there since its restoration and fell in love with the site and its incredible silos.

Rustic Blue Mountains Wedding Venues:

 

blue mountains wedding venue waldara farm oberon with my little peony caravan barWaldara Farm – Oberon
The epitome of country luxe, Waldara Farm near Oberon is a stunning all-in-one venue. It boasts accommodation for 20, a beautiful reception barn and multiple ceremony options dotted around its park-like grounds (pictured featuring My Little Peony’s caravan bar). For more Waldara weddings, check out Britta & Gus or Ashley & Rhys’s celebrations.

rustic wedding venue seclusions rydal near the blue mountainsSeclusions – Rydal
Seclusions Blue Mountains is nestled among the rolling hills of Rydal, with a picture perfect ceremony area, two reception barns and boutique log cabins all on site. The beautiful mountain views to Lake Lyell make for a stunning ceremony backdrop. Seclusion’s resident alpacas and highland cows will also watch you tie the knot from nearby.

rustic barn wedding reception venue at collits inn hartley blue mountainsCollits Inn – Hartley Vale
Collits Inn and its historic barn was built in 1823 which makes it over 190 years old! In Australia that’s about as old as it gets. As a wedding venue, it still offers the Inn’s rooms as on-site accommodation, and plenty of outdoor areas under the gum trees for a ceremony. Take a look at Derryck & Jasmine’s Collits Inn wedding to see more of the old barn in full swing.

rustic wedding venue at historic ambermere hartley in the blue mountainsAmbermere Inn – Hartley
Hartley Valley is also home to Ambermere Rose Inn (est. 1845 with some recent restorations). The food here is to die for and the views up to Mount York are inspiring. Pictured above are Jana & Adrian who had an intimate wedding under the stars but there’s a rustic barn for cover, too.

crates at wedding venue logan brae orchard the machinery shed in blackheath the blue mountainsLogan Brae (The Machinery Shed) – Blackheath
The sweetest 100-year-old apple orchard you ever did see with beautiful views over the Kanimbla Valley. Located in Blackheath, Logan Brae orchard and its dedicated accommodation/wedding space “The Machinery Shed” is the perfect place for an intimate celebration or Blue Mountains elopement.

Garden Wedding Venues in the Blue Mountains:

blackheath wedding venue parklands country garden and lodges in the blue mountainsParklands Country Garden & Lodges – Blackheath
The Hamptons meets the Blue Mountains! Parklands is a boutique hotel right in the heart of in Blackheath. Their dining room is perfect for intimate weddings and a marquee on the beautiful garden grounds caters for a bigger guest list. Parklands is part of the Escarpment Group of hotels which also includes The Hydro Majestic in Medlow Bath as well as Lilianfels and Echoes in Katoomba.

breenhold gardens wedding venue in mount wilson blue mountainsBreenhold Garden – Mount Wilson
Tucked away in the lush utopia that is Mount Wilson, Breenhold is a large private garden estate, steeped in history and incredible beauty. So much so that parts of The Great Gatsby were filmed here. Various garden locations provide stunning ceremony spots and with 45 hectares there’s more than enough room to set up a marquee.

architect designed holiday house suzarosa wedding venue berambing with katalane tentSuzarosa – Berambing
A architect-designed, rammed earth house with a views towards Mount Wilson, Suzarosa is a gorgeous private property for weddings (and a great place to stay for a getaway). The stunning house sleeps 13 and the large lawn overlooking the view is the perfect site for tipi or marquee.

reception room at blue mountains wedding venue silvermere guesthouse nineteen23 wentworth fallsSilvermere Guesthouse – Wentworth Falls
Built in the heart of Wentworth Falls in 1923, Silvermere Guesthouse has on-site B&B accommodation, lovely gardens to tie the knot in and a vintage dining room that suits small weddings perfectly.

diy backyard airbnb holiday house wedding venue in katoomba blue mountainsBackyard Weddings
Thanks to being a sought-after holiday destination, the Blue Mountains has an abundance of Airbnbs and holiday lets. With the host’s permission (always be honest and upfront about your plans to ensure everything goes smoothly!), a holiday house or private property can provide a truly unique and custom wedding site.

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