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The 12 Prettiest Wedding Venues in the Northern Rivers

Searching for somewhere spectacular to tie the knot?

It doesn’t get much more scenic than the Northern Rivers.

From pristine Pacific beaches to verdant Hinterland valleys, this gobsmacking region paints an idyllic backdrop for a fairy-tale wedding. A slew of fine-tuned event planners gives you somewhere special to say “I do.”

To help point your nuptial-planning endeavours in the right direction, we’ve rounded down the top 12 Northern Rivers wedding venues.

Plantation House

Fins at Plantation House is a charming old whitewashed abode overlooking luscious Tweed Hinterland hills. Set on a 65-hectare exotic fruit farm, the stately building affords sweeping Mount Warning (Wollumbin) views.

 
 
 
 
 
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Summergrove Estate

Craving a white chapel wedding with all the trimmings? This gorgeous Hinterland wonderland offers both church and garden ceremonies. Perched on a breezy hilltop, you’ll get incredible valley and ocean vistas.

 
 
 
 
 
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Rae’s

For a more intimate ceremony (up to 55 guests), why not book out Rae’s? This chic little oceanfront boutique overlooks Byron’s beautiful Wategos Beach. An on-sand ceremony and a sublime in-house reception will make for a wedding to remember.

 
 
 
 
 
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The Farm Byron Bay

A short drive from Byron, this wonderful working farm is home to rows of sustainably-grown produce and curious barnyard animals. Tie the knot atop its green rolling hills and fill your belly with paddock-to-plate delicacies courtesy of the Blue Ducks restaurant.

 
 
 
 
 
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Crystalbrook Byron

A sustainable luxury superstar, this rainforest-shrouded resort does a mean eco-friendly wedding. The catering comes from Forest Restaurant, an award-winning gourmet establishment offering top-notch booze and nosh.

 
 
 
 
 
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The Fig Tree

The Fig Tree is a jaw-dropping rural venue with epic Tweed Hinterland views. Rolling hills, leafy gardens, and ocean vistas frame the scene. As for the ceremony? You’ll exchange vows beneath the ancient fig tree.  

 
 
 
 
 
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Forget Me Not Weddings

Straddling a spellbinding Tweed Hinterland dam, this is a Northern Rivers wedding venue nobody will forget. A whimsical assortment of marquees and waterfront fairy lights add magic to the already-idyllic scene.

 
 
 
 
 
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Nightcap Ridge

Nestled deep in age-old Gondwana rainforest, this secluded 70-acre stunner boasts lush green lawns and mirror-like lily ponds. Nature lovers will adore saying their vows within the World Heritage-Listed Nightcap National Park.

 
 
 
 
 
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Beach Byron Bay

Byron’s best oceanfront restaurant offers a barefoot ceremony on the golden sands of Main Beach. Stroll through the dunes once your nuptials are done for a lavish celebration in their immaculate beachfront venue.

 
 
 
 
 
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Barefoot At Broken Head

Craving a Balinese-style ceremony but can’t be stuffed crossing the Timor Sea? This beautiful beachfront venue comes packed to the rafters with exotic Indonesian décor. An unforgettable barefoot ceremony and top-notch catering complete the package.

 
 
 
 
 
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Deux Belettes

Francophile wedding celebrants flock to this elegant French-inspired chateau in droves. Surrounded by pristine rainforest and undulating orchids, it’s a magnifique spot to tie the knot.

 
 
 
 
 
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Earth House

A stone’s throw from Bangalow, Earth House is a fairy-tale wedding venue located on 110 acres of idyllic farmland. The Mediterranean-inspired rammed earth abode exudes rustic charm and sits high on a ridge to afford sweeping Hinterland views.

 
 
 
 
 
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