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The Tweed Wedding Trail: Introducing our Hinterland Venues!

Our very first Tweed Wedding Trail is now under 1 week away, and we are so looking forward to seeing couples explore this beautiful region!

With the Tweed Coast quickly becoming one of the most sought-after locations to tie the knot, this unique event is the perfect opportunity to discover more from our local wedding industry.

After speaking to each of our amazing venues and hearing what they have in store for the Trail (taking place on the 21st of January), it’s safe to say we are more than a little excited. From styled shoots to cake tastings, live music and exclusive promotions, there is plenty for our Trail visitors to look forward to on the day.

Earlier this week on the blog we shared what our coastal locations have in store for the Trail – and today we’re heading to the hills as we walk you through our 4 incredible hinterland venues!

With lush greenery, wide open spaces and picturesque views, keep reading to learn more about what to expect from our hinterland venues on the day, along with our top tips for exploring this part of the region.

Summergrove Estate, Carool

Nestled high in the hills of Carool, Summergrove Estate features panoramic hinterland views, sprawling gardens and one of the sweetest ceremony chapels you’ll ever see.

With their brand new (and highly anticipated!) white wedding barn now open for bookings, all of the action on the day will be taking place at this incredible new structure.

Tweed Wedding Trail Tweed Coast Wedding Venue Summergrove Estate Barn

See the space in person and take in the view, as you stroll through the grounds with a glass of bubbles and canapes in hand. The Summergrove team will be joined by an array of talented industry professionals, including:

Figtree Wedding Photography

Clarah Luxford Marriage Celebrant

Begitta – Bridal & Couture

Amy Spry Hair & Makeup

Bexi Makeup Artist

Arctic Fox Furniture Hire and Styling

Mrs Gibbons Flowers

Sweet Art Creations Cakes

Little Green Leaf

Anerley May Designs

Wheel & Spoon

Colourful Creative Ceremonies

Lightpod Photobooths

Michael Eotvos Music

You’ll also have the opportunity to sample delicious gelato tastings from Wheel and Spoon, and enjoy bridal fashion parades by Begitta throughout the day.

Don’t forget to tag Summergrove Estate into any insta-snaps of the barn, as they’ll be offering couples a free champagne bar set-up for the best photo taken on the day (worth $200, champagne not included – T&C’s apply).

Head over to the Summergrove Estate Tweed Wedding Trail event on Facebook for more details, and to RSVP!

Ardeena, Carool

Also situated at beautiful Carool and just a few minutes from Summergrove, Ardeena is a secluded blank canvas surrounded by lush open fields and untouched rainforest.

Tweed Wedding Trail Tweed Coast Wedding Venue Ardeena

Offering a range of gorgeous ceremony spots as well as both indoor and outdoor reception locations, Ardeena is able to be completely transformed according to your own personal style.

You’ll be able to see the space brought to life on the day of the Trail, with the following vendors on board:

Event Stylist and Co

Cris Feldens Catering

Gold Coast Tipis

The One Day House

The Supper Club

Lola’s Wildflowers

White Letter

Austream Affairs

Tina Kristen Hair and Makeup

Leisa Ottley

To help you envisage what an Ardeena wedding can look like, this talented team will be setting up styling and hire concepts using the new Australian-first white Tipi from Gold Coast Tipis. Ngaire from Event Stylist & Co will also be sharing her top tips and tricks for planning a DIY wedding, and how to get the best value from your day.

See more from Ardeena on Facebook to stay posted in the lead-up to the event!

Mavis’s Kitchen and Cabins, Uki

Tucked away near the base of Mt Warning, you’ll find the stunning grounds (25 acres, in fact) of Mavis Kitchen. Featuring a cosy, country-style restaurant, open-air barn and boutique accommodation, Mavis’s Kitchen really is a one-stop shop for couples looking to get hitched in the hinterland.

Tweed Wedding Trail Tweed Coast Wedding Venue Mavises Kitchen

The Mavis’s team will be on-hand to show couples throughout the property, as you wander through the organic veggie gardens, take in the views up at the secret ceremony hill, and see the beautiful barn styled by Ivy & Bleu with a team of local vendors.

The talented industry professionals at Mavis’s Kitchen will include:

Byron Flowerista

Marc Mittag Music

Ivy & Bleu

Sunshine & Confetti

Elyssium Lighting

Chiquita Mitchell

Asher King Photography

The White Tree 

Equine Weddings

Follow your visit with lunch at the restaurant (bookings advised), or enjoy summer canapes, cake tasting and chilled drinks at the bar along with live jazz music by Marc Mittag.

Mavis’s Kitchen are also offering an incredible 2-night getaway in one of their boutique cabins (valued at $850, T&C’s apply) for any couples who make a deposit booking on the day of the Trail.

Head over to the Mavis’s Kitchen Tweed Wedding Trail event on Facebook to RSVP for more details!

Fins at Plantation House, Duranbah

One of the most iconic new venues on the Tweed Coast, Fins at Plantation House is located on an exotic fruit plantation offering expansive ocean and hinterland views.

With an elegant reception venue overlooking manicured lawns and lush gardens, Fins is renowned for their unique dining experience crafted by award-winning celebrity chef, Steven Snow – food and wine are what these guys are all about!

Tweed Wedding Trail Tweed Coast Wedding Venue Fins Plantation House

The Fins at Plantation House team will have a fabulous team of local suppliers on board, with Coco and Confetti creating a styled shoot on the day for couples to draw inspiration from.

You’ll be able to see the following talented vendors in action on the Trail:

Emily Kay Makeup and Hair

AV Ideas

Tennille Fink Photography

Lindqvist Ink

Wedding Flowers by Julia Rose

Coco & Confetti

Tropical Fruit World

The Vanilla Rabbit

Moet & Chandon

Fins will also have their team of professional coordinators available on the day to walk and talk you through the ultimate wedding experience at their venue, dedicating one-on-one time to each couple for a personalised tour.

You can find Fins at Plantation House on Facebook for more details before the Trail!

Hinterland areas of interest on the Tweed Wedding Trail

To make the most out of your day on the Trail, explore more from our incredible Tweed Coast Hinterland by checking out some unique local sights along the way!

Just a few minutes from Uki, the Mt Warning National Park is one of our majestic natural beauties, with short walking tracks weaving their way through towering palms and tropical rainforest.

For art-lovers and design enthusiasts, the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre can be found in Murwillumbah, offering panoramic views of the Tweed River. The gallery is host to first-rate exhibition, and features some of Australia’s best pieces of art.

Soak up the scenic views and enjoy the incredible lookouts as you journey between each of our venues – the Tweed Hinterland really is one of the most picturesque locations in the country.

Don’t forget to register your interest via Tweed Coast Weddings for a copy of our Tweed Trail map, along with need-to-know information in the lead up to the event. You can also find us at the Tweed Wedding Trail event on Facebook, where we’ll be sharing updates before the big day.

We are so excited to see you explore our beautiful region and check out the unique wedding scene we have here on the Tweed Coast.

See you at the Trail!




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