Scrub Hill 1869

Newlyn Historic Church Wedding And Function Venue

In 1869 the Scrub Hill community built a Bluestone Church.

Divinely restored Scrub Hill 1869 remains a place of celebration. 

Celebrate in our restored former 19th century Bluestone Country Church and lawns.  

The moment you arrive at Scrub Hill 1869, an unforgettable experience awaits you.  
Spectacular weddings, hip parties, corporate collectives, beautiful funerals and creative workshops are all reasons to gather in our divinely charming spaces.

We offer exclusive access to the entire property to personalise the flexible spaces in your own style, for the perfect country wedding or celebration.

The space has been carefully designed to complement and utilise the natural surroundings. 
The open plan Bluestone Church offers a large communal space perfect for functions.

The Sunday School makes for a perfect dance floor, relaxed lunch setting or even a casual gathering. 

The Rose Lawn and Himalayan Lawn beside the Bluestone Church offer the perfect place to serve drinks and canapés or seated dining.

The adjoining Sawmill Paddock is ideal for sunset photos, marquee, or food trucks.

Set on 2 acres and surrounded by rich farming land among the picturesque volcanic hills halfway between Daylesford and Ballarat in Victoria. 

Scrub Hill is an easy 1 hour 15 minute drive from Melbourne.  In this incredible part of Victoria, you’ll find suitable accommodation for all.  To complete your day, we’ve teamed up with our local caterer, Spade to Blade, to provide for the casual to full dining experience.

1713 Daylesford-Ballarat Rd Newlyn VIC 3364

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