Your Fairy Tale Begins Here


The Estate is yours, so choose the Ceremony location that suits your style the best. Which will it be? The romantic rotunda, a breathtaking spot on the lawn, serenity by the dam or indoors at Calvin’s Chapel. See our gallery for real wedding Ceremony inspiration.

Cocktail Hour

Positioned next to Calvin’s breathtaking Barrel Hall, the Garden Courtyard provides an expansive entertaining area. Capacity for up to 200 guests, this
much-loved undercover area provides the perfect setting for cocktail hour. Guests will chat and laugh the afternoon away with the mood lit fairy lights setting the romance well in to the night


Calvin Estate’s Barrel Hall is the blank canvas of your dreams and Pinterest boards. Holding up to 175 guests, you can choose from trestle or round tables. Linen or timber tabletops. Mood fairy lights hang from the ceiling while oak wine barrels line the walls. Airconditioned and heated, it is the perfect location no matter what the season. See our gallery for real wedding Reception inspiration

Bridal Accommodation

Our on-site accommodation means you can have the perfect getaway wedding. Boasting five queen bedrooms, five bathrooms and breathtaking views, why would you want to relax and get ready for your wedding day anywhere else? Plenty of room for luxury pampering and stunning photos.

It offers colonial sophistication with tranquil valley views across to the Hunter River and surrounding mountains. Calvin House features a large gourmet kitchen, ducted air conditioning, fireplace, flat screen smart tv, wi-fi, billiard table, great outdoor entertaining area, and a wonderful view over the landscape.

Calvin House is perfectly suited to the requirements of you and your bridal party for night before relaxation, on-site wedding day convenience and the perfect party spot for the whole bridal party to enjoy long into the wedding night.

Did you know Calvin now offers our Bride’s and Grooms a modern Bridal Suite all to themselves for the night of the wedding? Rose petals, His and Her gowns, chocolates, champagne, day after couple massage… all on-site. The perfect romantic end to your fairy tale day.

Guest Accommodation

As a service to our guests, Calvin Estate can help arrange local accommodation for up to 200 people and bus transfers to and from the wedding. Many of these venues offer discounts when using Calvin’s unique code.



Monkey Place Catering are Calvin Estate’s exclusive caterers. Having lived and cooked in the Hunter Valley for the past 15 years, Ben and Jace are in touch with the best gourmet


Located in the centre of the Garden Courtyard is our popular in-the-round bar. This outstanding undercover bar provides guests with beers on tap, Calvin wines, ciders, spirits, and soft drinks. We never get sick of the “Wow” when people see it as they enter through the double courtyard doors.
Charm your guests with ‘Calvin’s Champagne Wall’ or delectable ‘Cocktail Range.’

Wedding Planning

Weddings at Calvin Estate are elegant, romantic, and best of all stress free. The planning process will be the same. Rachel Roy is not only your award-winning wedding planner but will also be there on the day to run the perfect wedding. Having been with Calvin Estate for the past six years, she now owns the business and is deeply passionate when it comes to her couples and their dream weddings.



Calvin Estate have been honoured to have worked with many dedicated and talented wedding suppliers. Rachel can supply you with Calvin’s ‘preferred suppliers’ booklet at your site inspection.


Choosing the perfect wedding venue does not have to be as difficult as it seems. Step back and consider what it is that you want out of your big day. Selecting a venue that fits into your theme will make the wedding day that much more special. Fortunately, Calvin Estate can accommodate many types of wedding wishes and styles.

Come and see why Calvin Estate is one of the Hunter Valley’s most sort after private wedding venues.