Brides walk down the aisle in a garden setting at many venues in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. One of these venues, Grossmann Brough House, is managed by the National Trust of Australia. Marquee receptions are popular, and venues also offer indoor reception spaces.
Briar Ridge is a James Halliday 5-star rated winery. The venue provides a vineyards and landscaped gardens setting for wedding ceremonies. Receptions are held in the Rose Room and on the terrace.
Circa 1876 is a restaurant located in a historic cottage on the grounds of Roscrea Estate. Wedding ceremonies are held at Circa 1876 Gardens, Chapel, Grand Marquee, Willow Tree, Wisteria Garden, and Convent Fountain. Accommodation is available at an onsite hotel.
26-acre Estate Tuscany is located at the foothills of the Brokenback Ranges in Pokolbin. The Courtyard is an ideal location for a garden ceremony while the Mill Restaurant and the Fountain View Room provide the backdrop for receptions. Tuscan-style accommodation is available.
Gemelli Estate is a boutique family-owned vineyard that hosts intimate wedding celebrations in several venue locations. Choices include a garden area, an art gallery loft space, and a marquee. An onsite cottage provides accommodation.
Mindaribba House was built at Paterson in 1885 on the banks of the Paterson River. The gardens showcase several wedding ceremony locations, and the function room’s eight French doors open to the gardens. The property includes old style stables and a timber barn.
Nirvana Vista Estate, a 54-acre property in Rothbury with a Brokenback Ranges backdrop, hosts garden and gazebo, marquee, and homestead weddings. Catered or self-catered receptions follow in the Nirvana Function Room. Accommodation is available in the homestead.
The Cellar Restaurant is located in the heart of Pokolbin, close to Hunter Valley Gardens. The sandstone and glass restaurant features indoor gardens and a centre fireplace. Reception spaces include a courtyard.
Wallalong House is a single-level country homestead in Morpeth that has rambling English style cottage gardens. A garden wedding ceremony is followed by a reception in a permanent Indian tent which overlooks the pool on one side and countryside on the other.