Whether you are looking for a traditional chapel ceremony or tranquil garden wedding, the city of Ipswich has plenty of romantic wedding locations. Here are 10 of the best:
Queens Park Bush Chapel
Entering through a gorgeous poinciana lined one-way street, Queens Park Bush Chapel provides a beautiful leafy location to say “I do”.
The open-air chapel accommodates up to 120 guests and is a beautiful and peaceful setting, located right in the heart of Ipswich CBD.
The poinciana lined street is a magnificent location for photos when in bloom late from November to February, providing a brilliant pop of red to your wedding portraits.
Once finished at the bush chapel, head to The Glasshouse for endless photo opportunities.
Also located inside Queens Park the Japanese-styled Nerima Gardens is a tranquil place to have your bridal photographs.
Located in the centre of Ipswich, it is an ideal location for many couples choosing to have their ceremony nearby.
Nerima Gardens has a large variety of photo locations from a cascading waterfall and pond, to bamboo lined pathways and tea house – you can’t have your ceremony inside the gardens however.
Kholo Botanical Gardens
Kholo Gardens is a picture-perfect location for couples looking for large variety with the ease of one location.
Kholo Garden’s lily pond with bamboo forest is highly popular with couples seeking a peaceful garden wedding.
Nearby there is also a quaint wooden chapel where a ceremony can be held, and a beautifully restored Queenslander which can be used as a function centre for your reception, making Kholo Gardens a great location with a wet weather option.
Brookwater Golf and Country Club
With a Wedding Lawn and a reception venue on site, Brookwater Golf and Country Club is another location where you can tie the knot in the ease of one location.
The Wedding Lawn is a lush manicured lawn with evergreen shrubs, providing an intimate and natural backdrop to share your vows.
Arrive to your wedding in style with a fun and zippy golf cart right to your red carpet! Brookwater Golf and Country Club has endless photo opportunities in its 6469 metres of golfing green.
The reception venue is floor to ceiling glass walls overlooking the green and surrounding bushland and can accommodate up to 220 guests.
Ipswich Civic Centre
Take centre stage for your reception and let the party reflect some of the excitement of shows which have graced the stage of the Ipswich Civic Centre.
Take your pick from a number of versatile spaces, including the Cunningham Room, Lockyer room, George Hogg Auditorium, or the Terrace.
Function planners will help you create a bespoke wedding reception which reflects your style and can assist with table decorations, flowers, photography, along with a range of menu and drinks packages.
Darling Street Chapel
Darling Street Chapel, located in the heart of Ipswich is a sweet little chapel which transforms from a ceremony location to an elegant reception hall accommodating around 100 guests.
The venue is adorned with stained glass windows and a large chandelier and big soft sashing, giving the venue and elegant and romantic feeling.
Spicers Hidden Vale
Set on a sprawling 12000 acres Spicers Hidden Vale features a traditional Australian Homestead in a gorgeous country setting in Grandchester.
This hidden gem boasts stunning grounds with all the majesty of the Australian bush.
Countryside around Marburg
Ipswich has plenty of beautiful rolling countryside, why not choose to hire a private property with a large field to say I do. Follow your ceremony with a white tent top marquee reception.
Also in Marburg is the gorgeous historic mansion Woodlands of Marburg, which makes a great wedding and reception location with a vineyard and chapel on site.
Spring Lake Park is a popular location for small and intimate wedding ceremonies.
Overlooking Spring Lake itself, the Spring Lake Lawn is an ideal location for afternoon ceremonies, where the golden light can filter through the trees.
Spring Lake has beautiful locations for wedding photos from long grassy areas by the lake to quiet pockets of native trees.
Two different locations are available for booking, The Boardwalk and the Spring Lake Lawn and can accommodate 50 to 75 guests respectively.
Spread over 24 hectares with bushland, boardwalks and a manmade lake, Robelle Domain is a lovely choice for a romantic and leafy wedding ceremony or a place to have your wedding portraits.
There are multiple places available for booking at Robelle Domain. Choose from Eucalypt Avenue, Pyramid Lawn and White Gum Terrace.
Our Lady of the Southern Cross, Springfield
The city of Ipswich has many churches available for couples wishing for a traditional church ceremony.
The Our Lady of the Southern Cross church in Springfield is a unique and beautiful location with ornate mosaic artwork adorned gold walls and red and white marble walls and floors.