Several wedding venues in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales features unique settings. Venues range from industrial spaces to museums.
Eskbank House & Museum, built in 1842, houses the Bracey Furniture Collection, the nationally significant Lithgow Pottery Collection, and many ironworks objects. The self-catered venue in Lithgow offers space for wedding celebrations on the grounds, house, and outbuildings.
Hartley Courthouse, situated in Hartley Historic Site, is one of the first rural settlements west of the Blue Mountains. Intimate wedding receptions and ceremonies are held on the property. Cottage accommodation is available.
Wedding ceremonies at the Hawkesbury Race Club grounds are held in the Horse Parade Enclosure or a garden area. The Ted McCabe Function Centre, a glass enclosed space, overlooks the racecourse. Accommodation is available.
Jenolan Caves provides several ceremony and reception spaces, from crystal caves to a restaurant that features one of the two ‘grand dining rooms’ that still survive in Australia. Caves House, built in 1897, incorporates guestrooms, a backpacker lodge, and bush cottages.
The sandstone Leuralla Amphitheatre, set in the natural landscape of native flora, features panoramic views over the Jamison Valley. The amphitheatre, site of wedding ceremonies, is located opposite the historic house and gardens of the Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum.
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park & Railway provides an industrial wedding space. Ceremonies take place on lawn areas and bush locations within the mountain valley while receptions are held in the Bath House.
The Norman Lindsay Gallery property in Faulconbridge, home of Norman Lindsay, includes external studios. The venue features gardens, fountains, and statues. Wedding ceremonies and receptions are held on the grounds and in the gallery.
Scenic World in Katoomba is perched on the escarpment overlooking the Jamison Valley and the Three Sisters. Wedding spaces include the open air Rainforest Room and the Terrace. The Scenic Skyway provides transportation to the venue.
The Woodford Academy, a National Trust Property, is a museum that offers a glimpse into colonial life in the Blue Mountains. The 1870s Grand Dining Room is available for weddings. The room features stained glass windows and a marble fireplace.