5 Elegant Wedding Venues Close to Sydney

You’ve found the groom, now where to hold the special day? 

Whether you’re looking for a rustic vineyard look or a historical set-up, we’ve got you covered. 

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite elegant wedding venues located near Sydney. 


1. Dunbar House - Watsons Bay

Located a stone’s throw away from the harbour, the Dunbar House is the perfect spot for an elegant, outdoor wedding. Take your vows under the beautiful fig tree with a harbour view, then head inside for a toast and dancing.    


2. Bendooley Estate

The Bendooley Estate is one of our absolute favourite wedding venues. Located in-between Sydney and Canberra on a 200-acre property, Bendooley offers a rustic, romantic feel. Everything from the gardens, to the iconic Berkelow book barn will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

“The epitome of country elegance, Bendooley Estate is every bride’s dream venue. Acres of spectacular gardens, a unique Barn and heritage homestead, world-class chefs, endless opportunities for rustic and beautiful photos, gorgeous accommodation and the prettiest of rural locations just 1.5 hours from Sydney – our Estate will make your wedding dream come true.”

- Kelly M, Bendooley Estates Wedding Coordinator 

Check out these beautiful photos from one of our lovely brides, Justine. 

Photos by Studio Something

Flowers by She Designs

Bendooley Estates
Bendooley Estates wedding - Moira Hughes Couture Gown


3. Gunners Barracks

In a heritage location on the waterfront of Mosman, The Gunners Barracks is an exclusive venue suited for the elegant bride who wants a touch of tradition.

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4. Grounds of Alexandria

Whether you want an indoor or outdoor wedding close to the city, The Grounds of Alexandria has you covered. You can have the secluded Artium or make use of the The Garden space for a special outdoor feel. Sophisticated and styled to meet your needs, The Grounds of Alexandria team works with you every step of the way.
























5. Stones of the Yarra Valley 

Everything from it’s stunning chapel, to the historic barn for the reception, Stones of the Yarra Valley really has it all. This is for the classic bride who loves a European touch.