At a Glance
Surrounded by beautiful farmland. This renovated 1950’s shearing shed has the old country look and feel with many modern features.
On site ceremonies – our newly renovated barn is elegant yet rustic and perfect for an indoor wedding. Outdoor spaces – The Billabong is now available for bookings.
Large stage with all audiovisual capabilities
Complementary use of our grounds for photos
Fully licensed bar and outdoor area
Experienced staff offering personal service
Multiple food menus and packages
Seating for 100+ people in our main dinning room
Cocktail weddings for 200+ people
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The Shearing Shed is a beautiful vintage rustic wedding and function centre located on the outskirts of Cowes, Phillip Island on 20 acres surrounded by farmland. Originally a 1950’s working shearing shed, the facility has been renovated to create a wedding and function centre that maintains the country look and feel of its heritage.
Split between two levels The Shearing Shed boasts a full commercial kitchen and bar with our newly appointed executive chef. While this rustic function center requires minimal theming, amazing transformations do take place.Imaginative and resourceful individuals are able to craft innovative concepts to enhance the space which easily lends itself to a vintage, rustic look.
Our great location offers guests a private venue, easily accessible by taxi or private vehicle – only a few Kilometers from Cowes.
The Shearing Shed is situated near Cowes on Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. The 20-acre property is surrounded by farmland. The venue, originally a 1950s working shearing shed, includes a restaurant and wedding and function centre. There is seating for more than 100 people in the main dining room. Over 200 guests can be accommodated for cocktail receptions.
Weddings at The Shearing Shed
Outdoor wedding ceremonies are held in The Billabong while indoor ceremonies take place in The Barn. The two-level Shearing Shed easily lends itself to a vintage, rustic wedding theme. The venue features exposed brick, a vaulted ceiling with open beams, and an open fireplace as well as a bar, stage, and dance floor.
The Shearing Shed offers multiple menus and packages that include complimentary use of the grounds for photos. The team of chefs create modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on local and seasonal produce. Experienced staff provides personal service.
Accommodation and Tourist Attractions
Accommodation in Cowes can be found at Holmwood Guesthouse, Hotel Phillip Island, The Castle Villa by the Sea, and Central Cowes Townhouses. Other accommodation options include Silver Waters Bed & Breakfast, Woodbyne Resort, Verandah Retreat, and R & R Luxury Beach House Retreat.
Phillip Island is known for fluffy Little Penguins and fur seals, beautiful national parks, swimming beaches, and coastal panoramas. The island is just offshore from Victoria’s southern border. Destinations include Phillip Island Nature Park, Koala Conservation Centre, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and Cowes Beach.