Venue Hire

Fort Scratchley Historic Site is available for hire for all types of functions and events, from private parties to corporate functions. 

With a stunning backdrop of ocean views and a combination of modern facilities and heritage charm, Fort Scratchley is a unique venue for weddings, formals, cocktail functions and business events.



Our experienced and professional staff will work closely with you to ensure that your wedding is everything you imagine it to be.

Business Events

With breathtaking panoramic views over Newcastle, a contemporary function centre and the refurbished Barracks, Fort Scratchley is a unique venue for business events.

Social Events

With stunning views, a large function space and rooms for smaller functions in the old Barracks, this is an iconic location for your event.


With contemporary and flexible menus, Blue Star Catering will work with you to ensure your event exceeds all your expectations.

Function Enquiry

Our Venue Hire & Event Coordinators would be delighted to assist you with your event enquiry.

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