Popular Historic Venues Sydney

Sydney is a historical treasure trove of heritage homesteads, manor houses and private estates for elegant and classic couples saying ‘I do’. Is it the ambience of open fireplaces, crystal chandeliers and manicured gardens that you envision for your wedding? The intricate Victorian details and furnishings transporting to yesteryear?  Our Sydney Venue Specialists can help you find your dream historic wedding venue .

    Our Guide to the Best Historic Wedding Venues in Sydney

    There is a wide variety of elegant historic wedding venues located in Sydney and its surroundings, from heritage sandstone buildings to historic estates set on beautiful sprawling properties. Speak to one of our Sydney Venue Specialists and they’ll find the perfect place that fits all of your requirements. 

    If you’re on the hunt for a striking heritage-listed wedding venue in the CBD, look no further than The Tea Room QVB Ballroom. This grand ballroom is set inside the historic Queen Victoria Building on Sydney’s George Street, dating back to the 1890s. Features of this opulent space include high ceilings, stained-glass windows, spiral staircases, and marble sculptures. Download The Tea Room QVB Ballroom wedding brochure.

    For a historic wedding venue that’s away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we recommend checking out Calvin Estate in the Hunter Valley. Set on acres of private parklands, this award-winning estate combines picturesque pastoral countryside with colonial charm, evoking a feeling of understated elegance. The main house features a wraparound porch with period features, surrounded by spacious lawns and manicured garden beds. For more information, download the Calvin Estate wedding brochure.

     

    Venue Specialist Tip No. 1: Sydney is home to beautiful heritage wedding venues

    We can’t think of a more elegant setting for a wedding than a historic venue in one of Sydney’s charming heritage buildings. These timeless venues never go out of style and are filled with ornate features that elevate the classical feel of a wedding. Our Sydney Venue Specialists can help you find the perfect historic wedding venue in Sydney.

    Located in the picturesque harbourside suburb of Mosman, Gunners’ Barracks is a historic wedding venue brimming with old-world charm and elegant classic features. Originally constructed in 1873, the sandstone building at Gunners’ Barracks has since been restored into a beautiful historic wedding venue with a stunning waterfront terrace. Download the Gunners’ Barracks wedding brochure.

     

    Venue Specialist Tip No. 2: Book a historic estate wedding venue for more space

    If you’re planning a destination wedding near Sydney, why not opt for a historic venue set on a sprawling property? You’ll have plenty of space to create your ideal wedding flow and endless backdrops for capturing beautiful wedding photographs. Speak to one of our dedicated Sydney Venue Specialists and they will match you with a gorgeous historic wedding venue.

    Nestled amid acres of idyllic landscaped gardens, Burnham Grove Estate provides a picturesque setting for country weddings near Sydney. This all-in-one venue is ideal for destination weddings, with four stunning ceremony options, a garden marquee for relaxed receptions, onsite accommodation in the heritage homestead, and endless photo opportunities.

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    We take the stress out of the wedding venue search. Here’s how it works:

    1. Write down your wedding requirements, preferred date, and guest count
    2. Book a free consultation with a VenueCrew Sydney Venue Specialist 
    3. We’ll send you quotes and book you in to view your favourite historic wedding venues
    4. Confirm your date, send out the invites, and start getting all the finer details sorted

    Whether you’re looking for a heritage venue in the city or a historic wedding venue on a sprawling property, we’ve got you covered. Establishment Bar is an elegant column-lined venue in Sydney that’s brimming with stunning features. Alternatively, Dunbar House is a beautiful 19th-century heritage mansion with characterful rooms and a towering fig tree for outdoor ceremonies.