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Dashville is the perfect place for a celebration.

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

Picture ultimate serenity and seclusion, with your own private bushland venue and campground. Abundant rustic facilities, shelters and alternative spaces creates a myriad of late out options. Dashville is laid back, dog friendly, family friendly and the perfect option for a unique vibe for any occasion.

Dashville is relaxed and affordable.

Currently due to lack of staff and supplier resources, we are not providing wedding packages. However please do enquire with us via email if you have your heart set on Dashville as your wedding or elopement venue.

We're generally able to accommodate one or two weddings each year, in between our other planned event activity.

Lovebirds who wish to have an intimate ceremony with your nearest and dearest but without all the frills, mid week is where it is at.

The Elope package is our low cost option to get hitched, as bookings are restricted to Monday-Thursday only. This allows your service providers to hopefully supply a discounted mid-week rate.

  • 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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Dashville Wedding Package

A Dashville wedding is perfect for couples looking to make a weekend of it and customise an experience to their personal taste. Invite the whole crew along to create a relaxing escape with a special ceremony and evening reception, with live music, camping and a slow Sunday morning breakfast.

Dashville is an alternative, spacious venue. For weddings we can host groups of anywhere between 40 and 300 guests.

We can generally provide the below, for which you can choose as to what level you want to go with particular elements like breakfast, flowers, photography, entertainment, camping etc

  • 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.
  • A personal wedding planner to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your ceremony.
  • 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.
  • Use of our beautiful grounds to hold photoshoots.
  • Audio system for your personalised music playlist for your special day.
  • Reception undercover in The Swoop Inn dining area or outdoors under a beautiful open sky.
  • Dinner…hot buffet meal OR canapes, 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.


Wedding Package Optional Extras

Some standard extras you may wish to include are as follows.

  • Photographer to capture your special day
  • Flower packages by WoW Flowers to suit your budget
  • Reception drinks package
  • Videography
  • Professional live band or DJ entertainment.
  • Decor/Styling package
  • Glamping Tent Hire
  • Marquee hire
  • Chair and table 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

To assist, we have gathered some of the Hunter Valley's finest celebrants, photographers, entertainers, cake decorators and WOW Flowers who are Dashville's preferred florist:)


Wedding Entertainment

Dashville is renowned for its ability to put on a good show, so why not book in some live entertainment to compliment your package?


Our recommended celebrants will make your ceremony special, getting to know you as a couple and sorting out all the legal paperwork.


These photographers will make sure your special day is captured beautifully.


Our very own on-site caterer will plan a delicious experience for you and your guests to your taste and budget from canape options to sit down meals.

Our dessert specialist Lil Lady Cakes by Stacey will end your night with a sweet treat.


WOW Flowers

WOW Flowers from Singleton are our exclusive florist who deliver stunning pieces, curated for your individual style. Check out their work below, we contact them on your behalf as part of your package.

Ready to find out more?

Drop us a line today for a free quote!


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 and injuring local wildlife.
  • 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.