A shortlist of Queensland country style wedding venues which epitomise rustic chic.
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ABBEY OF THE ROSES
Escape to this exclusive country manor for a vintage, fairytale wedding. While Abbey of the Roses specialises in elopements and intimate weddings, the venue is large enough to cater for bigger groups. It’s a ‘one-stop venue’ offering a chapel or garden ceremony, canapes and photos in the beautiful grounds, a reception room with chandeliers, and on-site accommodation with breakfast. Packages can be created to suit most styles and budgets, and there are selected date offers and mid-week savings.
Sit-down: 2-120 guests // Cocktail: 40-150 guests // Ceremony: facilities on site // Location: 8 Locke Street, Warwick
COOLIBAH DOWNS PRIVATE ESTATE
Coolibah Downs is a secluded private estate boasting acres of tended classical gardens. Admire the picturesque, newly installed Grand Marquee with the romantic ambience of fairy light lined silk drapes, enhanced with crystal chandeliers and open air views of the expansive fragrant gardens. The beautiful, unique and romantic backdrop of Coolibah Downs delivers an enchanting setting. The traditional stone chapel will charm you with its beauty, alternatively celebrate in the intimate gardens surrounded by flowering foliage or the manicured croquet lawn that provides sweeping views of the pristine gardens.
Sit-down: 40 – 180 guests // Cocktail: 80 – 200 guests // Ceremony: facilities on site // Location: 41 Mt Nathan Rd, Nerang
The historic Gabbinbar Homestead hosts exquisite weddings for couples from around the world. Prepare in the beautiful Bride’s Retreat, exchange vows in the expansive gardens, have your reception in the spectacular conservatory and dance the night away under golden chandeliers in the ballroom. Gabbinbar Homestead is the former home of Sir Hugh Nelson and the summer resort for numerous Queensland Governors. It has unparalleled historic beauty and is an ideal location if you value flexibility and exclusivity. See the beautiful wedding of Bec and John at Gabbinbar Homestead.
Sit-down: up to 200 guests // Cocktail: up to 200 guests // Ceremony: facilities on site // Location: 344 Ramsay Street, Toowoomba
With its manicured gardens, stunning architectural features and lavishly appointed main residence, Jimbour House is without a doubt one of Queensland’s most memorable wedding venues. The aero hangar is a perfect canvas for your love story, and you have the option of gardens or a chapel for your ceremony. Weddings at Jimbour House come complete with a personal wedding planner and stylist, high-quality menus, accommodation and transport options. Jimbour weddings are seamlessly planned, stunning and simply unforgettable.
Sit-down: 80-300 guests // Cocktail: 80-600 guests // Ceremony: facilities on site // Location: 86 Jimbour Station Road, Jimbour
Nestled in the D’Aguilar National Park, overlooking the Enoggera Reservoir, Walkabout Creek is one of Brisbane’s most unique, rainforest and country-style wedding venues. Multiple ceremony spaces and reception rooms are available including the new lakeside lawn, which can be styled to host an outdoor ceremony, reception and marquee events. The lush forest canopy and stunning lakeside views provide a plethora of opportunities for wedding photography. With all-inclusive packages, theming, staff and a personal wedding coordinator, Walkabout Creek goes above and beyond to provide the very best.
Sit-down: 50-120 guests // Cocktail: 50-250 guests // Ceremony: facilities on site // Location: 60 Mount Nebo Road, The Gap
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