This article first appeared on Stay At Home Mum. Republished with permission.
Everyone does love a good wedding! Be it country, beach, garden or church, picking the best venues for your wedding could definitely complete your special day.
If you are planning yours, you might already have the perfect setting in mind… or you might not know where to start!
First things first! What sort of wedding do you think you might like? Worry not, we have the following choices:
A country wedding would entail things like old barns, wineries, old mansions on an estate or homesteads.
If you are a fan of Downton Abbey, then this beautiful old convent located in Warwick, might just be the perfect place for your Country Wedding in Queensland. Abbey of the Roses is a manor house dating from 1891. It is a refined and dignified adults-only bed and breakfast with magnificent gardens and rooms that will make you think you have gone back in time. The grounds even have their own tiny little chapel!
Woodlands of Marburg is a plantation-style estate which belies an intriguing past, which is perfect for your country-themed wedding. It is built in 1890, yet only open to the public for the first time in 2002 following extensive renovations and restorations.
You can also take advantage of its getaway experiences such as hot-air balloon or helicopter rides.
If you want a scenic venue for your wedding, then Tiffany’s Maleny is the perfect spot for you. It is built in the 1980’s and stunningly restored. It sits across the escarpment edge with uninterrupted views toward the majestic Glass House Mountains. With a reach that extends beyond to Moreton Bay and Brisbane, your guests will marvel in the landscape and natural surrounds that capture your special day in true style.
Be captivated by the elegance and charm of yesteryears at Jimbour. Established in 1876, the House and surrounding gardens offer an exquisite wedding backdrop. You can also choose to celebrate your wedding in the hanger – which is simply adorable! The gardens are a wonder, don’t forget to check out the amazing vegetable garden whilst you are there!
If you want a lasting impression on your wedding day, then the unique hinterland charm of Summergrove Estate is the one for you. The magnificent outlook from the grounds create infinite photo opportunities to capture those precious moments forever.
Want to know about “The Gabbinbar Experience”? At Gabbinbar Homestead, a historic estate would be exclusively yours on the day of your wedding, which means your wedding can be unique.
Their old barn is just so gorgeous, you would want to make it a part of your wedding. The Gordon Family have long been established in the Goomburra Valley with the original family settling circa 1837! Formerly a cattle property, it is now made into an eco-tourism site.
A wedding at the award winning Glengariff in Brisbane is ideal with its idyllic location. It is one of the oldest privately owned family properties in Queensland, celebrating 139 years and 6 generations who have lived in, owned and operated the estate.
Start your life together with wonderful food, great wine, and cold beer amongst the romance of the English Manor or say your “I do’s” under an old fig tree.