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Perth is home to some fantastic wedding venues that flaunt their own unique charm. Believe it or not, this isolated city has no shortage of beautiful locations to say ‘I do’ in. Whether you’re after a rustic setting or modern appeal, there’s a venue nestled into almost every corner of Western Australia to make your day picture perfect.
Promising forever with your special someone is a big (and ever so exciting) thing. Every detail matters. And the venue is one of the most important pieces of the puzzle. Even if you’re after something intimate, low-key and relaxed, choosing the ultimate venue will help set the tone for the entire event. From older characteristic venues to settings with waterfront views, countryside warehouses and vineyard delights, here are some of Perth’s best wedding venues to suit just about every style and budget:
The Flour Factory | Perth CBD
The bare beams, stunning brick features and pristine white walls of Perth’s Flour Factory make an enchanting wedding space. This hidden gem is a 3-floor renovated mill with a rooftop bar. Its history dates back to the early 19th century where it originally was a flour mill. Today, the venue boasts three very different spaces to cater for your big day, complete with a rustic charisma and a welcoming atmosphere. Because of the building’s natural features, it doesn’t take much decorating to bring this venue to life.
Wedding Flower Inspiration: Wildflowers will be an ideal match to this idyllic venue. Colour palettes of fresh greens and soft pastels will pair beautifully, with accent golds or blues.
The Old Swan Brewery | Perth
If you’re after waterfront views for your special day, then Perth’s Old Swan Brewery is the place to book. With 180-degree river and city views through floor-to-ceiling glass doors, the iconic red building is a much-adored wedding venue. The Old Swan Brewery flaunts character, style and romance. There’s also an exclusive terrace area for intimate reception celebrations, after saying “I do” on the Riverside lawn.
Fremantle Prison | Fremantle
For something a little spooky, the Fremantle Prison has a number of different venue rooms you can choose, to accommodate your wedding party. It really is a truly unique venue, in the heart of Fremantle, which is sure to get your guests talking! Other hot-spots in Fremantle to consider for an inimitable wedding experience include the Fly By Night Club’s Victoria Hall or Raw Kitchen for an alluring space.
Wedding Flower Inspiration: Our bright jam jar arrangements or luxury posy bouquets will complement these unique venues.
Chapel Farm | Swan Valley
Countryside weddings are always beautifully romantic. Throw in the swan valley vineyards and you have the perfect venue for any wine lover! Chapel Farm is a top pick. For a rustic wedding against a private waterfall backdrop and tranquil fields, this venue ticks all the boxes. The site has an exclusive lake fantastic for ceremonies, a private courtyard for intimate gatherings and beautifully manicured hardens for wedding photos. There are a number of indoor, alfresco and lakeside dining options too, catering for up to 250 guests. Chapel Farm also has on-site accommodation making it easy for you and your guests to stay longer and soak up the atmosphere.
Ngilgi Caves | Yallingup
Getting married inside a cave offers quite an incredible setting for a memorable ceremony. Ngilgi Caves is the dream location for anyone with an overactive imagination or a love for secret hideaways. Situated between Dunsborough and Yallingup, the venue is laced with picturesque stalactites and coloured shawls. The area is perfect too. Caves road is in the middle of the winery action, with restaurants and vineyards all around to finish off the celebrations. For the wedding ceremony, Ngilgi Caves has two decorated chambers to say ‘I do’ in, with an ambience of mystery and romance circulating for all to enjoy.
Wedding Flower Inspiration: Anything super colourful to encourage that magical atmosphere! Think gerberas, pastel arrangements or orchid mixes.
Brookside Vineyard Bed & Breakfast | Bickley Valley
In the heart of Bickley Valley is a converted wine shed which makes for a charming wedding venue. Its rustic features work perfectly against the fresh greens of the gardens and vineyards, great for either the ceremony and reception (or both!) The venue is sitting on 5-acres of exceptional property – so, plenty of photo opportunities Brookside specialise in boutique weddings and delicious wines and food, guaranteeing your day to be an unforgettable one.
AQWA | Hillarys
Ever wanted to exchange your vowels under the sea? AQWA can make it a reality! As one of the most unusual wedding venues in Perth, AQWA has a beautiful function centre and Aquarium Suite for your wedding backdrop. To top the celebrations off, you can choose to have your wedding photos among the ocean views or surrounded by tropical fish. If you want to take it a step further, you and your spouse can get inside the tank for a truly creative and unique experience. Check out the video here!
Wedding Flower Inspiration: Tropical inspired flowers will work great with this venue. If you’re feeling creative, you can pair wedding flowers with the ocean colours or tropical fish species.
The Guildford Hotel | Guildford
The Guildford Hotel has an undeniable nostalgic vibe. After being engulfed by a fire in 2008, the historic venue has made a spectacular recovery since reopening in 2016. Today, the treasured hotel’s restoration of beautifully exposed charred beams and modern open-plan appeal has made it an exquisite wedding venue. The raw bricks, repurposed timber, brass details and an impressive collection of recovered décor will not only wow guests, but provide the perfect wedding photo background too. There’s also a feast menu, tasty brews and trendy cocktail style soirees to complete the special occasion.
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