Wedding Event Spaces

Function Centre

The Fort Scratchley Function Centre is a contemporary, light filled space with views over the Newcastle Ocean Baths and Cowrie Hole. It boasts a timber deck, ideal as an alfresco option and for soaking up the ocean air, high ceilings and uninterrupted vision so that the bridal table can be seen from all corners of the room. With the ceremony out of the way, now it’s time to let your hair down and have some fun!


Fort Scratchley Weddings Capacity Chart

The Barracks


The Barracks offers a stunning and unique option for your Wedding Reception. There are two rooms, the North and South Barracks, which are connected by a small corridor, and offer an intimate space with loads of atmosphere. In addition, the Barracks has a verandah that runs along the western side, offering incredible sunset views over the harbour and city skyline.


Wedding Ceremony


Tie the knot at Newcastle’s most picturesque location. Boasting 360° panoramic views of the coast, Nobby's Beach headline, Newcastle Baths, harbour and the city, Fort Scratchley makes the perfect backdrop for your dream ceremony. Fort Scratchley is a versatile venue with a range of ceremony areas for you to choose from with exclusive access from 4pm. Hosting your ceremony and reception at Fort Scratchley means that your guests don’t have to travel between locations. Ceremonies are only available for hire in conjunction with a reception booking of the Function Centre or Barracks.

Floor Plans

Function Centre Floor Plan:

Fort Scratchley Function Centre Floor Plan

Fort Scratchley Barracks Floor Plan:

Fort Scratchley Barracks Floor Plan