Ravensthorpe is a grand 19th century home purposely restored to cater for life’s celebrations.
Accommodating a multitude of celebration styles and sizes, Ravensthorpe offers intimate dining spaces within the manor house, an elegant marquee function space and 3 acres of landscaped gardens.
Experience our classic cuisine and personalised service for your next celebration.
Built as a family home for the area's first physician Dr Arthur Wigley Bateman, his wife Anna Louisa and their 11 children.
The First Wedding
Mary Bateman, the eldest daughter of Dr A. W. Bateman, married Jack "John" Raftery on the 30th of January. The wedding reception was held at Ravensthorpe
The Raftery Family
Jack "John" Raftery purchased Ravensthorpe from the Bateman family and the property became the family home for John, Mary and their 5 children
The Neaves Family
The Neaves family purchased Ravensthorpe from the Raftery family as their family home.
Purchased by Illawarra Heritage Accommodation Pty Ltd and fully restored with the addition of commercial catering facilities designed to cater for the celebrations of the people of the Illawarra and beyond