The wedstival venue! This beautiful 1890's barn was lovingly restored over a five year period by our friends Colin & Lee. Resurrecting from a dilapidated ruin to its present state allowed Colin & Lee to celebrate their own wedding and now share their incredible project with others. Through the ongoing use and preservation of built history they trust others can appreciate and enjoy not only Barn1890 but their Sea & Vines Cottage accommodation and wonderful 3 acre property. Get married under their giant eucalyptus tree, and continue on the reception at the beautifully renovated barn. The hosts are generous and helpful and the photo opportunities are incredible!
Nestled at the edge of Kuitpo Forest, this divine stone building was built by the locals for the locals back in 1926. Our talented friend Jade has given it a breath of fresh air and brought it back to grandeur. With a huge range of hire equipment, Jade is conveniently known for being a skilled event manager and stylst with her company Mase Event Design. The hall with its grand high ceilings and polished timber floors provides a stunning blank canvas with which to style and, my oh my, there are so many ways you could not only style it but use it! The hall has a capacity of 100 but in creatively utilising the adjoining turfed lawn this capacity can be easily brought up to 200 or around 150 seated.
Our very first time at Mandalay literally took our breath away. The most unique and luxurious wedding venue in the Adelaide Hills. Owner and manager Deb has thought of everything. Her stunning property is so versatile with numerous options for ceremonies and receptions as well as accommodation on site. Breathtaking acres of stunning manicured and lush gardens are framed by rolling countryside. Wether you are considering a formal marquee event for 200, a cocktail garden party for 100 or a country style barn wedding, there is so much to choose from. Located just 45 minutes from Adelaide, Mandalay House & Garden offers an inspiring and accommodating space for all styles of celebrations.
With its stunning country garden setting and rustic warehouse style, Nether Hill Farm makes the perfect informal and flexible wedding venue or event space. Set on over 35 acres, with an extensive country garden, rambling paths, secluded lawns and paddocks there are a range of options for photographs and endless possibilities for a wedding reception, ceremony & pre-dinner drinks. Including a large undercover option which seats up to 130 guests, ‘The Packing Shed' has a raw warehouse feel, concrete floors and vintage chairs. Owner Kate Brew has an incredible eye for detail and has created a space that will make all your dreams come true.
Templewood is a 200 acre property situated amongst some of the prettiest and most accessible parts of the Adelaide Hills. Templewood House is a turn of the century country lodge whose manicured gardens provide an incredible backdrop for weddings and events. There are lots of options for personalisation of your day with a large space to be utilised and the option of utilising the venue a dry hire. Although the lodge is in original condition, it’s green lawns and gardens mean it’s the kind of property that is suited to most styles, whether that be modern, rustic, boho or vintage luxury. The property provides endless photo opportunities from the minute you arrive with gorgeous horses at every corner, a large natural dam, ancient gums and incredible 360 sunset views from the High Paddock.
Located just 45 minutes from Adelaide in the picturesque McLaren Vale wine region, Paxton offers the perfect backdrop for your special event – with a range of options for seated and standing events from 75 up to 200 guests. Offering a unique, personalised experience challenging the ordinary to produce the extraordinary with a sky’s the limit approach, they can help tailor your event and make it memorable.
Penny’s Hill is one of SA's most iconic wineries located in the centre of the McLaren Vale wine region. For receptions, Penny’s Hill offers no less than three incredible options. Sit inside with up to 80, pop up a Marquee outside for up to 200 guests or opt for our favourite - The Stables. Erected in the Late 1850’s to house the farm’s Clydesdale plowing team and built from stone, straw and mud, the building is ‘old rustic charm’ at its finest. It’s a space suitable for up to 120 seated guests and is an ideal year-round option. For ceremonies, there are multiple options around the property including their1850’s homestead which makes an incredible backdrop for photos.
Just a 5-minute drive from McLaren Vale, this venue is tucked away nicely behind the gum-lined roads in the picturesque area known as The Range. Surrounded by vines with views stretching out across the stunning Mount Lofty Ranges, the space gives the feeling of space and calm. Offering an extensive lawn area and providing plenty of space for a large marquee (may we suggest the clean lines of a clear roof). Whatever your style, the simplicity of this setting will allow your vision to shine through. With the option to include their eco Kuitpo CABN accommodation as part of your package, there’s simply nothing left to do but dream of the day when you will say your I do’s.
An absolutely gorgeous winery and venue. Picturesque views, a stunning ceremony, photos by the lake and an excellence in delivering you the highest standard in executing your special day. With a brand new barrel shed for up to 250 guests, this versatile space has something for everyone.
Mollydooker Wines has long been a frequented by all the cool kids blessed with a sense of fun and exceptional wine taste. Perched on the range just behind the main centre of McLaren Vale, their cellar door and lawns have some of the best views you’ll find in SA. The main room is open with floor to ceiling glass and sleek timber floorboards, comfortably seating 80 guests. Wrapping the cellar door building are seemingly endless manicured lawns, perfect for ceremonies but also large and level enough that they could be used to accommodate an outdoor or marquee reception for up to 300 people! From humble beginnings, Mollydooker Wines is now well known as a multi award-winning McLaren Vale winery with a cheeky personality, incredible wines, and a beautiful vineyard.
Ivybrook Farm is a 4th generation property. Under the passion and guidance of owners Cheryl and David Hunt, the old stone barn has now been carefully restored into a cellar door and a beautiful space for events. The stone building supported by pillars and beams made from old gums over one hundred years ago has a ‘highly sought after’ high ceiling and rustic charm that opens out onto a useable veranda and turfed lawn lit by semi-permanent festoon lights. Internally the Barn can accommodate up to 80 seated or 100 in cocktail with plenty of extra space for marquees if this is what your heart is set on.
In the heart of Uraidla and the beautiful Adelaide Hills, this heritage building of white walls and exposed wooden beams is a blank canvas. Dress the hall up or dress it down, ideas are endless for you to create your own special event.
Venture into the 54 hectare property, over the bridge and through gum-tree studded countryside to find your own private wedding retreat at Old Woodhouse Manor. This two story, heritage listed mansion is yours for 48 hours and is destined to provide the perfect backdrop or venue for a very special and unique ceremony. Hidden staircases, wide verandas, colonial gardens and pine-tree forests are a photographer’s dream and your Wedding at Woodhouse will allow you to capture the many varied landscapes without ever leaving your party. Our very own Chef Megsi got married here!
White Hill Estate features numerous heritage buildings some still in operation. Built in the 1850’s, The Chaff Shed was originally part of a larger stable complex that included the chaff shed, saddlery and blacksmith’s workshop. Beautifully restored the Chaff Shed is now offered for functions. The space is suited to seated functions of up to 80 or up to 120 cocktail style and is enclosed by original limestone walls and timber flooring. The Chaff Shed opens onto the gardened terrace over looking the homestead gardens and dam, a great pre-reception area or retreat space.
Accommodating large ceremonies of up to 140 guests, this stunning venue overlooks a running creek. The lawns surrounding it offer a beautiful space for ceremonies. Sharing the property and cellar door is the owners’ other passion, Fleurieu Hills Wines. Offering a traditional range of quality wines grown on site the two passions meet to create their flagship sparkling cherry blend, a favourite for post ceremony toastings.
Opening mid 2020, The Vine Shed is a purpose-built function venue unlike any other. This modern industrial style venue in the heart of McLaren Vale is surrounded by historic vineyards. The exterior features a deck overlooking the vineyards and lake, complete with hanging festoon lights. The space can seat up to 200 people, or alternatively 250 for a standing cocktail function.In addition to the large main area, there is a small mezzanine level “The Loft”, which is available for extra seating and also includes it’s own deck. And, if you’re looking for a winter venue, the Vine Shed has you covered with an outdoor fire pit and indoor fireplace to keep you and your guests toasty.
Situated on the outskirts of Strathalbyn, Glenbarr is a heritage listed homestead set on 35 acres of gently undulating farming land alongside the meandering Middle Creek. It is the ideal site for a wedding or function with accommodation on site for over 30 as well as camping grounds for your guests. Built in 1842, the buildings are a unique insight to the lifestyle of the early pioneers in rural Australia.
Glen Lea Homestead boasts all of the charm and beauty you could possibly wish for from one the most historic properties in the Adelaide Hills. We’re thrilled beyond words to now be officially partnering with the owners to offer this very special property for a limited number of weddings each year.
Nestled between the incredible villages of Clarendon and Kangarilla, Glenberrie Place is probably Adelaide's most secluded outdoor DIY venue, while still maintaining easy access to Adelaide. With a stunning park like ground you will be spoilt for choice with the endless ceremony and reception locations. With a 5 star, fully self contained Eco Retreat included as part of their packages, couples will have a romantic place to rest after celebrating their special day. Make your dream a reality with Glenberrie Place by booking one of their five exclusive spots each season.
Set in the tranquil Eastern Suburbs of Adelaide, Beaumont House and garden forms the ideal setting for weddings and other special functions. The Drawing Room can be used for indoor wedding receptions, informal gatherings, and as a bridal dressing room. French doors lead to the verandah and the steps down to the lawns. The house and garden are both available for exclusive hire. Beaumont House also offers a car park for guests, a dedicated marquee pad, a catering kitchen, outdoor and indoor chairs, trestle tables and a signing table. Beaumont House garden boasts sweeping lawns and shady trees, a perfect setting for your outdoor wedding ceremony and informal reception.
The White House is an 1858 heritage-listed stone farmhouse in the main street of the historic town of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills. Tastefully up kept and furnished, it has been transformed into a stylish venue rich with photo opportunities. Offering a wedding package designed for couples who want to put their own stamp on their ceremony or reception, guests can create their own deeply personal celebration in a venue with an air of romance. Sophie & Sid are fun, sophisticated, and adaptable venue hosts. The White House is a venue with undeniable personality and charm. Like a dessert wine sticky, sweet and lingering. Come and see what a night at The White House is all about. From historic curiosity to multi award winning destination.
Dating back to the 1840’s, The Morning Star was once a hotel with an intriguing history. Following a renovation of the stone stables by the current owner, the space and its gorgeous gardens are now being offered for dry hire for weddings and events. The Stables, with its stone and corrugated iron, is the central feature of most events on property. It features beautiful high ceilings, vintage windows, a large free-standing bar, open kitchen and state of the art Al Forno pizza oven ready to be fired up for your event. Ideal all year round, if you choose a winter date or even if it’s a surprisingly cool night your guests will be comforted by the slow combustion heater and ability to close up the space from the elements. This piece of history beautifully blends the elegance of the formal gardens with the timeworn of the old farm buildings and has so much to offer. The Morning Star Hotel is that pretty country gem in the crown of the Adelaide Hills that so many of you have been waiting for.
Oddio is a winery, cellar door, bar and event space for hire in a heritage listed church in Bowden, on the edge of Adelaide CBD. Oddio is home to Delinquente Wine Co., Frederick Stevenson & Giovanni Armani Giorgio - 3 incredible wine labels. They have an incredibly versatile event space including a gorgeous outdoor beer garden for hire.