The coldest town in Queensland, Stanthorpe is on the Granite Belt, the State’s premier wine region. Less than 2.5 hours from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Stanthorpe boasts mountains, open skies, clean air, ecotourism destinations, national parks, and an abundance of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables.
As for accommodation: well, there’s something for everyone, including traditional B&Bs, boutique style cabins, villas, cottages, motels, caravan parks and camping facilities. And you’ll never be at a loss for something to do. Soak up some Stanthorpe-style history in its museums, visit the many delightful Granite Belt villages, browse bookshops, play a round of golf, search for antiques, or lose yourself in an gallery. There’s also boating, fishing, bushwalking, orienteering, trail bike riding, wine and food trails, and fun local markets.
From the most romantic of ceremony venues and locations perfect for sensational wedding photography, to a selection of wedding service providers that will amaze you, Stanthorpe really does have it all. Stanthorpe is also blessed with colour-filled springs, lazy summers, golden autumns and crisp frosted winters. Did you envisage a spring ceremony overflowing with fresh flowers and soft sunlight, or does the idea of mulled wine and roaring fires match your idea of wedding day bliss? Decide on the colours, textures and ambience of your ideal Stanthorpe wedding, then choose the season to suit!
Ceremony locations include churches, vineyards, and gorgeous gardens. Some venues offer comprehensive wedding day packages that can save you money and de-stress your wedding day preparations. If you’re extra busy, engage the services of a local wedding planner.
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