There’s something magical about getting hitched hillside. Signing certificates at sunset. Dancing under the stars in regional Victoria… I am a sucker for luxe countryside weddings!
But if you’re going to plan your wedding at a luxe country-side location in Victoria, you want to soak up every glorious rolling hill sunset moment for at least a couple of days right?! So where do you escape the city’s concrete jungle and find a wedding venue where it’s *extra* pretty in picturesque scenery that includes accommodation?
I am sharing with you my top 8 magical wedding venues in Victoria with accommodation so you can find a venue that matches your personality perfectly in Victoria’s gorgeous hinterland locations! And here’s the added bonus… I offer *exclusive* wedding planning, styling and coordination packages at every one of these venues *yahoo* And yes, you will notice most of the imagery below is from weddings and styled shoots I have planned, styled and coordinated at these spectacular 8 magical wedding venues in Victoria with accommodation.
Located in Merrjig (3 hours from Melbourne), Coombs Hill Barn is an incredibly beautiful 160 year old American important barn at the footsteps of Mount Bullar in East Victoria. It offers a breathtaking DIY space for elopements and small weddings with up to 30 guests but also allows a selected number of larger weddings with a max of 100 guests each year. It has accommodation available for up to 11 people!
Enjoy some *magical* moments captured from a styled shoot I planned, styled and coordinated at Coombs Hill Barn. Photo credit: Love Good Images
Situated just over one hour from Melbourne within the stunning Daylesford and Macedon region, Lauriston Hills Estate is a Tuscan inspired property surrounded by 104 acres of vines and forest. Currently they have capacity to hold outdoor weddings with up to 60 guests and indoor weddings up to 40 guests. They also provide the cutest ever cottage HoneySuckle Farm that has accommodation for up to 6 people AND they have more accomodation options coming very soon… stay tuned!
Enjoy some *magical* moments I participated in as…. Yep the *model* at a styled shoot at Lauriston Hills Estate. Photo credit: Taylay Jayne Photography
Located in Victoria’s stunning Alpine Country just outside Bright, Feathertop Winery is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue. This glorious vineyard is only available for private events meaning you have total exclusivity to the venue for weddings. No public peeps #sogood They offer spectacular indoor and outdoor options for both ceremony and reception and you seriously can not beat their views of Mt Buffalo and rolling vineyards. Accommodation wise there are three accommodation options. Yes, THREE! The Mount Buffalo View Apartment (6 guests), Peggy Adelaide Suite (2 guests) and The Vineyard Residence (10 guests). Beyond amazing!
Enjoy some *magical* moments captured from a styled shoot I planned, styled and coordinated at Feathertop Winery. Photo credit: Lisa Nardella Photography
For those looking for an intimate setting for an elopement or wedding ceremony with up to 20 guests, The French Cottage is your answer. Located in Beechworth in North East Victoria (3 hours from Melbourne) the venue has a beautiful French inspired garden oasis and accommodation for up to 6 people plus they have a sister cottage Ned Kelly’s Marlo Cottage just up the road that allows accomodation for another 6 people *amaze* Plus the hidden gem locations around Beechworth (that I know of *ssssh* they’re top secret) are absolutely perfect for photos.
Enjoy some *magical* moments captured from weddings I have planned, styled and coordinated at The French Cottage. Photo Credit: Lisa Nardella Photography, Kate Hillary Wedding and Mr & Mrs Photography
With views overlooking the rolling hills of Tooborac and the amazing exposed boulders that it is renowned for, The Acres offers a stunning view point from every part of the property. Talk about a ceremony setting in West Victoria! The venue also provides indoor reception spaces for up to 100 guests PLUS the ability to have a marquee wedding setting. Accommodation wise, there are two options. Yep that’s right… TWO! Their Homestead sleeps 6 and a separate cottage sleeps 4.
Enjoy some *magical* moments captured from a styled shoot I planned, styled and coordinated at The Acres. Photo credit: Prue Peters Photography
Daylesford is such a magical place. AND only an hour from Melbourne! Leonards Hill Estate is the newest and hottest venue to open its doors to weddings in the Daylesford region. The 4-acre property has everything you need for one *magical* wedding. Outdoor and indoor ceremony options plus a stunning country-luxe, modern shed that can accommodate up to 100 guests for sit down and cocktail receptions. Their beautifully styled, luxury homestead can also sleep up to 8 guests!
Below are some *magical* moments captured by the ever so talented Fran Jorgensen
Nestled in unspoilt country of North West Victoria in the Heathcote’s wine region, The Barn Heathcote is a perfect venue for elopements or small weddings with up to 20 guests. The 6 acre property offers a gorgeous backdrop for a waterfront ceremony and can we take a moment to adore the barn doors! The venue has accommodation for up to 4 people.
Enjoy some *magical* moments captured from a recent wedding at The Barn Heathcote captured by Lee Committee
Located in Victoria’s glorious Grampian region, Mount William Station is the definition of luxe. Lush green gardens. Picturesque views. Star filled skies. And the space for a marquee #yesplease Did I also mention a pool and tennis court? Actual luxe! They provide weddings for up to 120 guests and also provide two separate accommodation options. The Homestead has seven bedrooms all with private ensuites. And a modern Shearing Quarters with 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Enjoy some *stunning* photos of the glorious venue that is Mount William Station. Photo credit: Mount William Station Website
When I’m not not planning, styling and coordinating one-of-a-kind weddings for fun-seeking couples, I am road tripping across regional Victoria scouting out exclusive venues in search of the most magical wedding venues in Victoria with accomodation.
I have personally visited every one of these venues. Meaning I have done half the research for you! I’ve asked all the nitty gritty questions you ask when searching for the *perfect* wedding venue with accomodation and I am here to say these venues come out on top! All you have to do is select the venue that suits your style and personalities.
So what are you waiting for? Get in touch with me and let’s bring your dream regional Victoria wedding day to life. Nothing (I mean nothing) is off limits!
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