Southern Highlands Luxurious and Timeless Wedding Venues

Choosing your wedding venue and location can be quite overwhelming. But, It is a known fact that once you choose your venue, everything else falls into place. Bowral certainly spoils our couples offering an array of amazing venue options, all unique and exquisite in their own right. I want to share with you a few of the wonderful and historical venues that I have seen, that offers a little bit of extra charm and luxury, creating a timeless and elegant feel.


If you are looking for an intimate, elegant and timeless wedding, Somerly House must be on your list.
Set in enchanting gardens with a romantic Victorian façade, Somerly House creates a wonderful backdrop for exclusive and intimate weddings. Its old-world charm is unique and timeless creating an elegant and graceful setting.

Credits: Venue – Somerley House | Hair and Makeup – Kellsie Bain Makeup | Gown – Tanzilia


Driving into this historical estate you’ll be captivated by its grandeur and charm.
Nestled amongst eleven acres of sprawling grounds with manicured lawns and timeless architecture, Hopewood House provides an exquisite and luxurious setting.
With boutique accommodation, stunning free-flowing gardens and elegant interiors, this venue offers everything you need for your wedding to seamlessly flow from one space to the next.
It really doesn’t get any better than this high end, historically refined estate.

Stylist – Sandra Chau | Florist – Madeline Anne | Venue – Hopewood House| Stationery – Silk and Bramble| HAMU – Emma McGill Makeup |Shoes – The White Collection | Table and chair hire – Your Event Solutions | Gown – Eternal Bridal


Looking for somewhere exceptional to stay and get ready for your special day?
The Rift offers luxury accommodation and photoshoot locations. 
Set the scene and tone of your wedding day by getting ready at this stunning Victorian Italianate mansion. Surrounded by rambling heritage gardens, this location provides the perfect pre-wedding scene with beautiful established gardens and classic interiors. No detail has been spared to capture the character of this nineteenth-century estate.
Spoil yourself and your partner by waking up and getting ready at this stunning, luxurious Mansion.

Credits: Stylist – Sandra Chau | Florist – Idyll Flower Studio | Venue – The Rift | Stationery – Little Duck Calligraphy | HAMU – Emma McGill Makeup | Gown – Babushka Ballerina

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  1. Dicia says:

    Gorgeous photography Sheri!! I love how you capture all the intricate details in these images.

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