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Dashville is the perfect place to host a wedding or function.

A secluded bushland venue and campground, located in the heart of the Hunter Valley.

We're now taking venue bookings for Spring/Summer 2020/2021.  

The serenity and seclusion of your own private bushland, added with the abundant rustic facilities, shelters and variable layout, makes us the perfect option for a unique vibe for all occasions.
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Dashville has utilised it's vast event experience and local supplier networks to create an affordable wedding option.

Select from one of the two simple package options, 'The Elope Package' or 'The Party Package'.

Then feel free to consider any of the optional extras, to create your own awesome wedding the way you want it.

Thanks for considering Dashville, we look forward to discussing your special day!

The Elope Package

This package is for those Lovebirds who wish to have an intimate ceremony with your nearest and dearest . You can opt to enjoy all that is included in this package, or consider including any of the additional add ons to compliment your special day.

The Elope package is our low cost option to get hitched, as bookings are restricted to Monday-Thursday only.

The Elope Package includes:

  • A super special tailored wedding ceremony held on the porch, in the beautiful bush surrounds of Dashville for up to 25 wedding guests, including children and witnesses.
  • A personal wedding planner to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your ceremony.
  • Your choice of one of our highly experienced celebrants to support you throughout the marriage journey, including customised vows and all legal paperwork.
  • Basic flowers package, including bouquet with matching buttonhole for bride and groom. Includes consultation with florist to discuss requirements.
  • 2hr mini-reception onsite at the immediate conclusion of ceremony.
  • 1 hour professional photo shoot, with all digital photos hosted on your own personal online gallery ready to download, save, print and share, in both colour and black and white.
  • Signing table and a complimentary bottle of bubbles.
  • Bridal party grazing plate (during photos).
  • Audio system for your personalised music playlist for your special day.

Special introductory offer $3450 inc for bookings made prior to March 2021.

Elope Package Optional Extras

  • Glamping packages
  • Dinner packages
  • BYO camping packages
  • Increase flowers package (eg, to include ceremony backdrop or table flowers)- price on consultation.
  • Increase photography package
  • Reception drinks package for your guests (up to 25 people).
  • Grazing plate for your guests (up to 25 people).
  • Videographer and/or live stream.
  • Customised wedding photo album.
  • Wedding cake made to order.
  • Additional guests (per head)- price pending final package inclusions.
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Thank you for your consideration of the Elope Package.

To submit an expression of interest and have a representative contact you, please click the link below.

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The Party Package

This package is for couples who would like to invite their whole crew along, creating a relaxing weekend escape with a special ceremony and evening reception for 40 people.

You can opt to enjoy all that is included in this package, or consider including any of the additional add ons to compliment your special day. (including as many people as you like, laws pending)

Package includes:

  • Exclusive use of the site from the afternoon prior to your ceremony day, to the morning after your ceremony day.
  • A super special tailored wedding ceremony held on the porch, in the beautiful bush surrounds of Dashville fo 40 people.
  • A personal wedding planner to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your ceremony.
  • Your choice of one of our highly experienced celebrants to support you throughout the marriage journey, including customised vows and all legal paperwork.
  • Basic flowers package, including bouquet with matching buttonhole for bride and groom. Includes two consultations with florist to discuss requirements.
  • Rustic timber bench seating for your guests during ceremony.
  • Signing table and a complimentary bottle of bubbles.
  • Grazing plate for the bridal party during photos.
  • 2 hour professional photo shoot, with all digital photos hosted on your own personal online gallery ready to download, save, print and share, in both colour and black and white.
  • Audio system for your personalised music playlist for your special day.
  • Use of the site to soak up the afternoon into the evening and celebrate your wedding with your guests.
  • Reception undercover in The Swoop Inn dining area or outdoors under a beautiful open sky.
  • Dinner…hot buffet meal OR canapes, alongside a grazing plate for 40 guests, with all cutlery and crockery.
  • Use of all in house tables and chairs.
  • Single tier wedding cake and tea/coffee stand.
  • All guests have the option to camp onsite and wake up in serenity.
  • 24 hr access to hot showers, bathroom facilities.

Special introductory offer $9850 inc (bookings must be within the period August 2020- April 2021)

Party Package Optional Extras

  • Reception drinks package for your guests
  • Customised wedding photo album
  • Videographer and/or live stream
  • Professional live band or DJ for 3hr period with production.
  • Increase flowers package (eg, to include ceremony backdrop or table flowers), price on consultation.
  • Decor/Styling package
  • Glamping Tent Hire
  • Marquee hire
  • Chair and table removal/upgrade
  • Breakfast - cooked breakfast for all overnight guests, with espresso coffee
  • Additional persons over allocated 40, please enquire for per head pricing, based on final catering inclusions.
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Thank you for your consideration of the Party Package.

To submit an expression of interest and have a representative contact you, please click the link below.

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Our Suppliers

Please visit this page here to view a list of options for celebrants, photographers, cake decorators and our exclusive floristry. Catering is operated exclusively via Dashville, tailored to your requirements.

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Other Functions

Dashville is available for all type of functions. Training courses, school formals, corporate gatherings, kids parties, 50th birthday parties, you name it! If you would like to enquire about another type of function that is not a wedding, please feel free to enquire here

Basic Conditions of HIRE

  • All base packages are minimum spend, no standard inclusions can be omitted due to exclusive arrangements with local service providers.
  • No date or booking is confirmed until deposit is paid.
  • All deliveries or site visits must be pre-arranged.
  • BYO alcohol is not permitted onsite as it is a licensed venue.
  • No glass is permitted onsite, due to the dangers of it breaking up in the ground.
  • Strict midnight noise curfew across site.
  • All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult whilst onsite.
  • No ground disturbance, digging holes, climbing trees, entering private areas, without permission from Dashville management.
  • No campfires unless approved by Dashville.
  • No pets unless approved in advance.
  • No trailbikes, quadbikes, firearms, fireworks or other contraband permitted onsite.
  • All inclusions are based on current facilities, which are subject to change without notice.
  • Cancellation policy outlined during booking process.
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Friendly Faces

Dashville is a family run operation, instead of farming or breeding livestock, the Johnston family excel at hosting events on their 100 acre family property. So if you plan on heading out to Dashville sometime, expect a friendly face & someone willing to help, give advice or assistance. 

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Function Areas

Dashville has two alternate undercover spaces to host smaller functions of around 50-200 people. For functions larger than this, we would suggest a mixture of the indoor and outdoor open spaces or rent our 10m x 12m clear span marquee.

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A slice of bush luxury

For a function around 100-500, the Dashville site has ample space to claim your own private camping spaces. Hot showers, flushing toilets, dining spaces, commercial kitchen, two bar areas.. Bring caravans, campers, claim a powered site. All these things make it quite comfortable place for a function or camping weekend away.