An introduction to some of the best wedding locations in the Yarra Valley
The Yarra Valley is a gorgeous place to have your wedding, commitment ceremony or vow renewals. There are plenty of exceptional wedding venues in the region. You have your choice of award-winning venues that boast beautiful views, fine dining, and historic and luxurious surroundings.
In addition to being a popular tourist destination, the Yarra Valley is also popular among couples looking to host a wedding. Wedding venues here offer stunning views of the natural landscape, as well as a variety of activities for guests.
Consider one of these top wedding venues if you are planning to marry in the Yarra Valley. You can plan whatever kind of wedding you want, and you’ll love the way your wedding looks in your photographs!
Enjoy a fairy tale wedding celebrate at Bellinzona in the charming village of Daylesford in Hepburn Springs. The historic venue has artifacts that date back to the 1800s, and it offers an old-world charm that will make your wedding special. Edwardian décor combines with luxury style at Bellinzona, allowing you to have a truly unique wedding celebration.
Outdoor wedding celebrations have a breathtaking view of the Wombat State Forest and the manicured grounds of the estate. If you prefer an indoor wedding celebration, you have several options that are luxurious and beautiful.
Wedding receptions can be in the Grand Ballroom or The Heritage Room, which has Edwardian artwork and other artifacts. A 55-room luxury hotel offers space for all your guests, as well as a relaxing and decadent honeymoon locale. Tania, from Bellinzona, recommends attending a Tasting at your venue before you make any decisions.
Serving a range of local wine and food, Tastings is the perfect place for couples and their guests to enjoy a glass of regional wine and not just any regional wine, we have selected the most well known and award-winning wines the Macedon Ranges has to offer, after all the Macedon Ranges is known as Victoria’s ‘Naturally Cool’ destination and it is these conditions that lend themselves to help produce fine wines and stunning scenery.
Trying the wine is just part of the experience at Tastings, with its versatility throughout the year it really doesn’t matter the weather. On warm days the Hub opens out onto our manicured gardens where your guests can take a seat on our Alfresco Decking which offer panoramic views of the Wombat State Forest, with fresh local sourced food served they can enjoy a gourmet wood-fired pizza or perhaps a regional sharing platter. For those cooler days, guests can take a seat in front of the open log fire, sample the wines with a cheese platter or two.
Tastings provide your group with a great place to relax while you are going through the more formal parts of a Wedding day like the photographs, relax in the knowledge your guests are being well looked after and are experiencing what the region has to offer during your Wedding.
Zonzo Estate won the Australian Bridal Industry Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013, so you know it’s a great place to get married!
This celebrated wedding venues is located in a gorgeous vineyard in the heart of the Yarra Valley. You can enjoy delicious wines there, or you can get married amid the breathtaking vineyard. There are 45 acres of vines and lawns to explore!
The restaurant at Zonzo Estate hosts receptions and offers a “shared table” style. Guests will sit together along one big table and enjoy gourmet, locally sourced meals with exquisite flavors. Of course, they can also share a bottle of wine from the estate’s own vineyard. If you’re feeling generous, you can even give guests a bottle of wine from the estate as a special favor.
When you choose Zonzo Estate for your wedding, a dedicated planner helps you through every detail of creating your celebration. You’ll have an intimate, charming wedding that will feel like a fairy tale come true. John, from Zonzo, recommends this venue for those looking for a taste of Italy.
Located in the Victorian renowned wine region of the Yarra Valley, Zonzo Estate is situated on a 230 acre property surrounded with picturesque views and rolling vineyards. Zonzo Estate has a rustic authentic Italian Restaurant onsite that offers shared dining which is a unique point of different for our on-site Weddings. Our fresh antipasti platters, delicious wood-fired pizzas and rich slow cooked lamb roast matched with Estate grown vino will take you back to the country-side of Italy! Raise a glass and enjoy!
Vines Helens Hill
One hundred twenty acres of award-winning vines provide the backdrop for your wedding celebration at Vines Helens Hill, located at the gateway of the Yarra Valley. From the altar or the reception table, you will see rows of lush grape vines stretching out toward the horizon, lush lawns, and magnificent rose gardens. Not only do the vines provide wonderful scenery for your celebration, but they also make for stunning photographs that you will treasure forever.
Receptions take place atop the hill, where you have amazing 360-degree Panoramic views of the Yarra Valley. Guests often say they feel like they are floating above the vines as they sit and look down at the lush greenery below. Vines Helens Hill offers a unique experience for your guests.
Because Vines Helens Hill has a gourmet restaurant on site, you can choose the catering for your wedding easily. Serve your guests gourmet meals made of local ingredients from farmers in and around the Valley. Come back to the restaurant to celebrate your anniversary and other special moments throughout your marriage.
Vines Helen’s Hill creates the perfect space for your guests to unwind and feast on modern Australian cuisine, specialising in fresh, local produce. Enjoying a glass of and Estate-grown wines while taking in the view is a must! Our reception room is modern, stylish and inviting. With Floor to ceiling windows, your guests will get the WOW factor as soon as they enter. Everything you need on your wedding day is here awaiting you, ceremony on the lawn, endless photo opportunities and reception room perfect for a cocktail or sit down receptions.
At Forest Edge, you’ll find stunning views of the Yarra Valley, as well as the beautiful vineyards on site. Weddings take place at the terraced garden area, overlooking the vineyards. The terraced garden offers a romantic ambience on a hillside. You’ll feel like you are far away from the world. Wrapped in love and beauty and surrounded by only your closest family and friends.
The boutique venue only seats up to 120 guests, so you will have to plan for an intimate celebration. The reception venue is a gourmet restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of the Valley and the vineyard. A stone fireplace, luxurious chandeliers, and glass bi-fold doors contribute to the romantic atmosphere inside the main dining area and the wine cellar.
Forest Edge has won many awards for its unique wedding venue, and one tour of the grounds will make you see why. Call to start working with a wedding consultant and creating the wedding of your dreams!
We pride ourselves on exceeding your expectations. Our unique and creative menu is designed around fresh local produce which is carefully prepared on-site with the greatest attention to detail. This is teamed up with locally sourced wines and fun frozen daiquiris!
The Eastern Golf Club
For a more luxurious wedding celebration, consider The Eastern Golf Club. The upscale country estate lies on120 acres of a private Nature Reserve, which offers stunning natural views. The Yering Gorge is also nearby, which provides wonderful photographic opportunities.
The estate can accommodate up to 250 guests for either an indoor or outdoor wedding. Gourmet meals, exceptional wines, and local treats are all available for your reception. You can create an intimate celebration or a lavish affair. Whatever your vision and whatever your budget, The Eastern Golf Club can help you plan the wedding of your dreams.
The estate also includes cottages that can accommodate your guests. The estate is such a magical place that many guests will want to extend their stay far past your wedding celebration. Tracy, from The Eastern Golf Club, tells us the whopping 12o acre nature reserve is a must see and creates stunning wedding location photos.
“We recommend that couples view the natural beauty of our setting including the spectacular Christmas Hills. For their ceremony, couples can select from our romantic outdoor pavilion with its stunning rose lined aisle or position their own, personally styled, wedding arbour on the beautiful, secluded lawns at the foothills of our 120-acre Nature Reserve”.