The Mornington Peninsula is an absolutely fabulous place for your wedding. Only an hour from Melbourne, it has absolutely everything you need to make your dreams come alive. A diverse range of wedding venues, talented vendors, beautiful places to stay and everything you need to turn your wedding weekend into a mini honeymoon. 

The Mornington Peninsula is a well known getaway destination in the summer months, however this beautiful place in Victoria is amazing no matter what time of year it is. You can find a wedding venue to suit you as a couple and to accomodate you even in the winter months. 

So why get married on the Mornington Peninsula? And who am I to toot the horn of this amazing spot in Victoria. I’m Clodagh, a Mornington Peninsula wedding photographer. After a few years living down this way after a sea change from the city, I’ve got the low down on all the dreamy venues, photo locations, vendors, accomodation and places to go to eat and drink. You can think of me as your photographer/tour guide extraordinaire. 

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Mornington Peninsula wedding venues 

You will find the best of the best wedding venues here on the Mornington Peninsula. No matter what style or vibe you’re looking for, this beautiful part of the world has you covered. 

Beach wedding venues on the Mornington Peninsula

Looking to go full Mornington Peninsula beach wedding? Check out these beautiful beachside venues with spectacular views! 

All Smiles Sorrento 

This beautiful wedding venue in Sorrento has a ceremony spot over looking the ocean and then you can gaze out at the sea your entire reception!! Located on the Sorrento back beach, this is a stunning spot to get your photos taken especially at sunset. Have a squiz here.

The Baths Sorrento 

The Baths Sorrento is a stunning beachside wedding venue on the Mornington Peninsula! There’s space for indoor and outdoor ceremonies while you take in the view of the ocean! This place is a beachside dream. Check out this Mornington Peninsula wedding dream here.

Portsea Hotel 

Another venue right on the ocean, this time in the beautiful Portsea. Have your reception in the terrace and have the ocean breeze steaming through as your guests enjoy themselves. With the beach right there, it’s very easy to duck off and get some spectacular photos. Get in touch with them here.

Winery wedding venues on the Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is also known for it’s beautiful vineyards and wineries!! Famous for the tantalising white wines, Pinot Noir and delicious cool climate Shiraz. Food and wine is BIG on the Mornington Peninsula and these gorgeous winery wedding venues don’t disappoint. 


This is a perfect wedding spot on the Mornington Peninsula. Situated in Merricks North, everything that makes the peninsula wonderful is at your reach. Stay at the luxury hotel, stare in awe at the glorious vineyard and eat some absolutely delicious food. There’s also no shortage of cool spots for indoor photos. You can find them here.

Trofeo Estate 

This place is divine. Beautiful exposed brick walls that will make your photos perfect. The atmosphere is beautiful for a wedding as it’s warm and inviting in a sophisticated way. The vineyards and beautiful scenery and tree lined entrance are perfect for photos any time of year. Check Trofeo Estate out here.


A vineyard, rustic chapel, gardens and a heart shaped lake. You may never want to leave this dreamy venue and you can have all your photos in all the hidden secret beauty around the grounds. Make sure you don’t go past this dreamy venue, have a look here and fall in love.

Dromana Estate  

Rolling hills, a vineyard and a beautiful converted shed/barn. This is perfect for a warm rustic wedding and there’s no shortage of photo options around the grounds. You can check out this rustic venue of dreams over here.

Pier 10 Winery 

This gorgeous winery in Shoreham is perfect for a fun, beautiful and relaxed wedding!! Have your photos among the vines or pop down the road to the stunning Shoreham beach and pine forest! Come and say hello to them here.

Stillwater at Crittenden 

This gorgeous Dromana venue has rolling vines and a beautiful lake, definitely no shortage of photo opportunities! Known for its beautiful food and picturesque grounds, you’ll absolutely love it. Check out this beautiful place here.


With vines for days, sunset photos are a MUST at this beautiful venue!! Fine food and wine and a gorgeous atmosphere, you can’t go wrong here. Come and get inspired by the beautiful landscape and sculpture trail here.

Max’s restaurant 

Another one of the Mornington Peninsula’s gems right here! This red hill restaurant and wedding venue has a fantastic atmosphere, great wine and a stunning view. Fall in love with this place over here.

The Mornington Peninsula also other venues that are absolutely amazing. 

The Epicurean

This Red Hill gem is an absolute winner of a wedding venue no matter what time of year! The food is delicious and the gorgeous converted shed creates a warm and beautiful atmosphere. You will fall in love with this place, check them out here.

Port Phillip Estate 

The beautiful Port Phillip Estate in Red Hill is a stunning place for a wedding in any season. Gorgeous architecture, fabulous food and plenty of spots around the grounds to duck out for photos. Visit this amazing place here.

Merricks General Wine Store 

This country chic restaurant and wedding venue is stunning!! It’s also a stones throw away from gorgeous locations like the cliffs of Flinders or the Pine Forest at Shoreham beach to quickly pop down for some photos. Peruse this beautiful place here and make sure you check out this dreamy entrance in autumn.

Barn and Co 

This gorgeous barn and winery will warm even the coolest of hearts. Delicious food and wine and an absolutely wonderful atmosphere. This is a place your guests are SURE to have a good time. Check out Barn and Co here.

Butterfly Red Hill 

Set on 4 acres in Red Hill, this is a unique gem on the Mornington Peninsula! With beautiful gardens, a fun and rustic vibe and plenty of options when it comes to styling, you’re going to love it here! Get inspired here.

Old church Red hill 

This divine restored weatherboard church is a beautiful spot for a wedding in Red Hill. You can get married in front of the big windows over looking the Endeavour Fern Gully. This is the perfect spot for a ceremony and then have your reception elsewhere. Check out the Old Church Red Hill here.

Dromana Estate Mornington Peninsula
Dromana Estate, Mornington Peninsula

Dreamy photo locations 

So, not only does the Mornington Peninsula have some dreamy wedding venues, there’s also dreamy photo locations if you want to go off site for your wedding photos. 

This is one of my personal favourites… 

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Flinders Wedding Photography, Mornington Peninsula

And here… 

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Shoreham Pine Forest Wedding Photos, Mornington Peninsula

Get yourself a wedding photographer who knows the area so they’ve got you covered (aka me, hello!) 

Gorgeous accomodation 

Given the Mornington Peninsula is a holiday destination, there are heaps of beautiful Air BnB’s, cottages, hotels and stunning spots for you AND your guests to stay. 

Check out this blog with 30 Air BnB’s that are perfect for your getting ready photos and your wedding accomodation. 

Wedding photography Mornington Peninsula

Amazing wedding vendors 

The Mornington Peninsula is a popular wedding destination for good reason, and you’re also spoilt for choice when it comes to wedding suppliers. Talented florists, amazing celebrants, planners and stylists, live music and DJ’s, photographers and videographers…. You are going to find an absolute dream team. 

Check out this Mornington Peninsula wedding guide with some fabulous suppliers featured here.

Turn your wedding into a getaway

The Mornington Peninsula is knows for its amazing food and wine, relaxed lifestyle and all the luxuries you need when turning your wedding weekend into a honey moon get away as well. Hit up the Peninsula hot springs, organise a winery tour, check out some of the fun activities life tree surfing or just sit by the pool in your fancy air BnB and go to the beach every day. 

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Harts Farm Wedding Photos, Mornington Peninsula

Comments +

  1. Aimee says:

    What a great informative post Clodagh. Not in the market to get married right now – but I feel like I want a trip over there just to have photos on that gorgeous cliff top!

  2. Emma says:

    Such great info, wish I was closer to Mornington cause this would be amazing!

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