Weddings are about friends, family, and loved ones all celebrating the union of two people and their lives’ journey – making Bowral, nestled at the base of Mount Gibraltar in the picturesque Southern Highlands of New South Wales with its effortless charm and old world sophistication – the perfect backdrop for you and your loved ones to celebrate this important milestone.
Located approximately 115km south-west of Sydney, and 117km from Canberra; this sleepy colonial town with an abundance of locally based Bowral wineries and Bowral wedding venues, including sandstone churches, country estates, spectacular parks and wholesome hospitality, the perfect choice for couples looking to make a memorable commitment that is certain to please irrespective of the season.
Over 60 vineyards and 15 cellar doors now call this region home and all of them of exceptional quality and the great news is that Bowral wedding venues are right in the heart of this region. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are all grown locally and are available for purchase and (in many cases) inclusion into various wedding package as several established vineyard offer ceremonies and receptions amongst the grapes. From paddock to plate, treat your guests to the best of local produce and country hospitality as you dance the night away amongst the vines.
For those looking to wed in the spring, Bowral weddings are the prefect option as the town’s garden artistry is put on display with the annual Bowral Tulip Festival! Running from the end of September to early October each year, this festival dates back to the early 1900s and paints a perfect floral backdrop and aromatic experience that would be hard to find anywhere else in Australia. However, the area’s gardens are seasonal showcases of beauty and so no matter the season, Bowral’s gardens and estates will be in full bloom with summer being renowned for displaying roses and in autumn as the leaves begin to change, flowering bulbs can be seen in full bloom!
Few things are more intimate and lovelier than a farm wedding as this setting gives you and your guests the opportunity to embrace the country air and take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life! And with many farm weddings, there is room a plenty for guests to stay at the venue and make the most of their time spent together.
People often confuse farm weddings with barn weddings (although, certainly, they can be one in the same) and accept that a huge venue is a required to execute this theme and this is certainly not the case. From underneath gigantic trees to a field in the middle of nowhere, you can choose just about any setting for your farm wedding.
Farm weddings are also usually private venues, which generally allows you to have the flexibility to customise the venue and day’s running to your taste or in other words a truly bespoke event, reflective of your personality and tastes – making them a true place where fairy tales can happen!