Nestled just 2.5 hours from Melbourne lies Mewburn Park Homestead, a 400-acre colonial gem dating back to the 1850s.

Lush gardens, tranquil ponds, and historic charm set the stage for a one-of-a-kind wedding experience.

Explore it's unique settings—from botanical garden ceremonies in the established gardens to intimate vows by the serene ponds or within the festoon-lit courtyard of the heritage-listed Stables.

Move seamlessly to the clear-view marquee, a rustic haven under the stars, perfect for sit-down dinners or relaxed cocktail parties, while the boutique Bridal Suite offers a secluded haven for preparations.

We had to find out all of the behind the scenes from this amazing venue, so here is all the gossip from Mewburn Park.

What do you love about weddings, how did you start out and how long have you been in the business for?‍

We started 7 years ago after moving back from Europe.

What is your venues style?

We would call ourselves a modern, relaxed farm 'wedcation' with lush, whimsical gardens and stunning old brick stables. A truly magical location for a wedding.

Please list up to 5 vendors you love working with?

Lauren from ETC. Styling

Glen Nicholls Photography

Pete the Celebrant

Precious Celebrations

Love Bombs Photography

How many weddings have you done over the years?

We have had the pleasure of being involved in over 200 weddings to date.

FAQs What can couples expect from you?‍

We are not a BYO venue, we are a full service venue. We love animals and allow you to bring your dogs for your ceremony and your photos. Our packages have big time frames, we offer 8 hour packages to 12 hour packages. Our beverage package are huge, so everything gets a drunk. P.S, definitely get a bus for your guests, so everyone can relax.

Got any hot tips for couples when booking a business like yours?

Make sure you feel the right vibe with the people running it, they will make sure on the day you have the best day ever.

What’s was the coolest, craziest or your most memorable wedding to work on? ‍

Having Holy Matrimony here was pretty extra fun! We is a stellar person and a lot of fun.

Style-wise we had 3 huge floral arches brought into the marquee, it transformed the space and was pretty epic to work in.

Tell us a bit about the face behind the brand. What do you get up to on a day off and where would we find you?‍

We love to travel, we always going to different unique hotels. We adore checking out latest trends in bars and restaurants and making sure our services to stay up to date with the latest trends.

Where do you love about your experience with couples?

We love the connection to our couples and their families. There is something very satisfying when you see a couple being on a love high and also watching their proud parents look on, it is very special.

How many people do you have on your team and who should we expect on the day?

You'll be working with both owners and depending on your guest list at least 4 other staff members. We are all here to make sure everything runs smooth and everyone gets pampered.

Tell us a bit about your process when booking a wedding from start to finish? What’s included and what’s not?‍

After your enquiry, we'd love to meet you. Once your booking is confirmed, you get a preferred supplier list and a welcome pack with many tricks and tips. We are also here all the way with any help or advice you need. We'll have a detailed meeting to go through the nitty-gritty and an on-the-day venue coordinator will help you too.

What info do you require from a couple to best understand their vision and accurately quote on jobs?‍

Just the standard, we will need the date, your guest numbers, as well as one sentence describing your dream wedding and a few inspiration pictures.

Is there anywhere that couples can see your work?

Always refer to our website and our Instagram for any inspiration.

Tell us a bit about your fee structure?

We have a venue hire fee and if you would like to secure a date we would need 50% of that booking fee. The remaining 50% is due 6 months prior to your wedding date. We also work with a beverage package, the final fee for that is due 14 days before your wedding day.

What does your calendar look like this year and how far in advance are you booked?

We are generally booked out for peak dates 18 months in advance. However if you are flexible for a weekday or even a Friday, there is always a spot here and there. October 2024 is still not fully booked, so there is your chance to lock it in.

Finally, Tell us why you’re awesome?

Mmmh, self-praise is never easy. I think we are awesome because we are both there, at every wedding! We both love weddings. We are also both visual people (former graphic designers) so we are more on top of the little details as we want everything to look and feel perfect.

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