Looking for the perfect modern country wedding venue in Victoria?
Country weddings in Victoria are unlike anything else. Located in picturesque areas, with beautiful food and wine, and gorgeous views. With most wedding venues located between 1-2 hours from Melbourne, they are also a beautiful and relaxed experience for your guests, with your whole wedding taking place in one beautiful place.
With stunning styling (no hay bales or boot scooting in sight!), modern country weddings are simply gorgeous and also an absolute dream to photograph.
Let’s look at my top 10 modern country wedding venues in Victoria
1. STONES OF THE YARRA VALLEY
Stones of the Yarra Valley is a picturesque and serene venue located in the heart of Yarra Valley. With its stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and rolling hills, it offers a perfect backdrop for any romantic wedding. The venue boasts an elegant and rustic atmosphere, and can accommodate up to 150 guests.
From the grandeur of the chapel, which exudes elegance and sophistication, to the charm of the Barn, where you can dance the night away with your loved ones, the entire venue is a dreamy setting that leaves a lasting impression.
Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration or a grand affair, Stones of the Yarra Valley is the perfect choice for your special day and one of my absolute favs!
2. COOMBE, YARRA VALLEY
Built in 1909 and once the home of world famous opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, Coombe offers and elegant and unique venue for your beautiful wedding.
Located in the Yarra Valley on 7 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens including three stunning locations to hold your ceremony. The historic clock tower restaurant has seating for up to 150 people and offers exquisite seasonal, gourmet and predominantly estate-grown produce in a truly stunning setting.
3. CAMP DAVID FARM, SPRINGHILL
Set against a backdrop of rolling, tree-lined hills of the Macedon Ranges, Camp David Farm is located in Springhill, Victoria – just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne.
With stunning views and beautiful gardens, this estate has it all. The formal hedge garden is a magical setting to host your outdoor wedding ceremony with a European flair. While the gardens offer many areas for your photos.
With plenty of large grassy areas for marquees they can cater up to 150 guests.
4. CHURCHILL, TARADALE
Looking for a European vibe without travelling overseas? Located in Taradale, just 15 minutes from Kyneton, Churchill offers a unique and character-filled venue for your special day.
Blending European charm with luxe country details, the 1858 church boasts grand timber ceilings and stunning stained glass windows making it the perfect backdrop for your ceremony.
Set on 2 acres there is plenty of room for a marquee or dine al fresco under the stars. Catering for up to 150 guests and run by the Prunella team
5. EMU BOTTOM HOMESTEAD, SUNBURY
Emu Bottom Homestead is a charming and historic venue located in Sunbury, Victoria. This beautifully preserved 1836 homestead provides a picturesque setting for couples looking to celebrate their special day. With its rustic charm, stunning natural surroundings, and unique heritage, offers a truly unforgettable wedding experience. It’s also where my husband and I got married so it’s very close to my heart!
Choose to hold your reception in either the beautiful homestead or for a more relaxed, rustic vibe The Woolshed.
The homestead’s main reception room, with its high ceilings and original timber flooring, exudes elegance and provides a perfect backdrop for a romantic wedding reception. For couples seeking an outdoor ceremony, the homestead’s sprawling gardens, complete with lush lawns and manicured hedges, offer a tranquil setting for exchanging vows.
Boasting amazing service and food from the Epicurean Group
6. BARANAH PLAINS, HESSE
Baranah Plains is a stunning country estate located just 30 minutes from Geelong, Victoria.
This unique country wedding venue includes a spectacular bluestone homestead built in 1866. With beautiful manicured gardens this property has plenty of room for marquees and offers onsite accommodation, making it the perfect option for a destination weekend wedding.
7. CADELLA PARK, CADELLO
Featuring a beautifully updated century old barn set amongst rolling farmlands and manicured gardens. Run by the Prunella group, Cadella Park is a stunning option for your modern country wedding.
8. WILLOW AND STONE ESTATE, BALLARAT
Willow & Stone Estate is an exclusive wedding venue located in Ballarat, Victoria
Available to hire for a full weekend, its the perfect venue for a relaxed but stylish affair.
Hold your ceremony in the beautiful gardens, while a marquee comfortably holds up to 150 seated guests with a dance floor under the stars.
9. WOOLBROOK HOMESTEAD, TESSDALE
Woolbrook Homestead is an historic 1856 bluestone homestead, situated just 30 minutes from Geelong.
With stunning manicured gardens, this property has endless options to make your day your own with suppliers for marquees, food vans and a capacity for 300 guests.
With onsite accommodation it’s the perfect venue for a modern country weekend wedding.
10. THE LAKE HOUSE, DAYLESFORD
The Lake House is located in the heart of Victoria’s picturesque spa country in Daylesford, Victoria. Located on the shores of Lake Daylesford, this enchanting venue offers a truly magical setting for your special day.
With its breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding gardens, the Lakehouse Daylesford provides a romantic backdrop that will leave you and your guests in awe. The serene atmosphere and natural beauty of the surroundings make it the perfect location for couples looking to exchange their vows in an idyllic setting.
The venue itself features elegantly designed event spaces that can accommodate both intimate gatherings and larger celebrations plus your guests can make a weekend of it with many beautiful accomodation options in the area.
If your planning your dream wedding in 2024 and beyond, I hope this list of my top 10 modern country wedding venues in Victoria provides some inspiration on finding your perfect venue.