Fort Scratchley


1 Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300


02 4974 2166


With breathtaking panoramic views over Newcastle and some of the best photographic opportunities our city has to offer, Fort Scratchley is an idyllic location for your wedding day.

Steeped in history, Fort Scratchley is situated at the eastern end of Newcastle on the site where convicts created Australia’s first coal mine in 1801. With multiple creremony and reception locations this site is sure to inspire any romantic.

The Fort Scratchley Function Centre offers a contemporary, light filled space with views over the Newcastle Ocean Baths and Cowrie Hole. Also featuring a timber deck, ideal as an alfresco option and for soaking up the ocean air.

As well as having the prime wedding location in town and the best photographic opportunities our city has to offer, your reception will be catered for by the award winning Blue Star Catering.

Our experienced and professional staff will work closely with you to ensure your wedding is everything you imagine it to be. If you require any further information or wish to make an appointment to view the venue, please do not hestitate to contact our Newcastle Venues Team on 02 4974 2166(*1).

Enquire today.

Venue Overview

Min. Ceremony Guests Indoor

Ceremony Guests

Min 5 / Max 200
Reception Guests Indoor

Reception Guests

Min 20 / Max 120


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