Located within the heart of the Wine Country, Hunter Valley Zoo has acres of both Australian and exotic animals. Feed the animals - hand feed kangaroos, wallabies, farmyard animals and Lorikeets with special food purchased from the office. Daily shows allow you to pat a wombat, cuddle up to a koala, touch a reptile and watch the monkeys and other animals being fed. There is a wide variety of animals including; Monkeys, American Alligators, White Lions, Tasmanian devils, Kangaroos, Koalas, Dingoes, reptiles, birds, Maned Wolf, Meerkats and new animals such as the Ring-tailed Lemurs! Hunter Valley Zoo provides free barbecue facilities and undercover seating, so bring the family for a picnic lunch in the fun relaxed atmosphere. Want more? Hunter Valley Zoo have animal encounters available so you can get up close with some of the animals and develop an appreciation for the wildlife. Call the Zoo for more information or visit the website and Facebook page.
The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest wine region and home to some of the country's most distinctive and outstanding wines. The most recognised of these is the Hunter Valley semillon, the product of techniques and processes that have developed over 150 years of making wines. The region is also known for producing outstanding shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, verdelho and chardonnay. Discover the history of winemaking and sample award-winning drops on a tour. Organised group tours pick you up from your accommodation and provide transport to a wide range of wineries.
Barrington Tops National Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Carved out of ancient volcanic flows, the park rises from near sea level to over 1,500 metres and protects one of the largest temperate rainforests in mainland Australia, with a host of diverse habitats home to a wide range of animals and birds. The park is a bushwalker’s haven with an excellent network of walking trails, from short and easy walks to more difficult overnight hikes with plenty of sites to set up a bush camp for the evening.
Enjoy magnificent vistas of the Hunter Valley in a hot air balloon. On this wonderful adventure marvel at a glorious sunrise and delight in the spectacular panoramic views of the vineyards, mountains and valleys. Choose from several operators in the region: www.visitnsw.com/things-to-do/tours/balloon-aloft www.visitnsw.com/things-to-do/tours/balloon-safaris www.visitnsw.com/things-to-do/tours/cloud-9-balloon-flights www.visitnsw.com/things-to-do/tours/wine-country-ballooning
This much-anticipated annual event showcases the region's splendid wine and food culture with a month-long series of activities in June. Visit award-winning vineyards and cellar doors, wine and dine with the region's leading chefs and winemakers, follow a cheese trail or fine-tune your culinary skills with interactive cooking classes.
Discover more than 24 hectares of beautiful gardens at the foothills of the Broken Back Range in the heart of the Hunter Valley vineyards. Explore more than 8 km of pathways and ten themed gardens including the Indian Mosaic Garden, Italian Grotto, Rose Garden and Storybook Garden. The gardens also host a wide range of exciting events for adults and children throughout the year.
Maitland Gaol has a fascinating history spanning more than 150 years. After housing some of Australia's most notorious criminals, the gaol closed as a correctional institution in 1998. Visitors can now tour the facility to learn about its history, past prisoners and daring escapes. Take a guided tour with a former inmate or spend the night in a gaol cell during a Torchlight Tour and sleepover.
Broke was settled as early as 1824, and became an important staging point on the overland cattle route between the Hunter and Sydney. Dairying, orange orchards and market gardens also featured in the early development of the town. Today, the village is a major wine area that produces soft and distinctive wines including semillon, shiraz, chardonnay and verdelho as well as Italian varieties such as sangiovese, barbera and dolcetto.
Cessnock developed as a private village on the road that is now known as The Convict Trail, the original Sydney – Hunter Valley road hand-built by 3,000 convicts. Originally a service centre for travellers, Cessnock became a major mining centre at the turn of the century, however wine and tourism have since become the major local industries.
Rolling hills, national parks and state forests surround gorgeous Dungog. Its main street is an urban conservation area. Notable historic buildings include the primary school built in 1843 and designed by colonial architect Edmund Blacket, who also designed the University of Sydney and St Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney. The Dungog Cinema has a Spanish mission-style façade and is the oldest operating purpose-built cinema in Australia.
Gloucester sits in a picturesque river valley surrounded by hills at the junction of the Avon, Gloucester and Barrington rivers. As the closest town to Barrington Tops National Park, it makes a perfect base for adventurous activities and tours in the region, including trout fishing, canoeing, horseriding and bushwalking.
As a major wine-producing area, Lovedale dates back to the early 1800s when local wheat and general produce farmers turned to grape growing. The name Lovedale combines the name of one of the early families of the district, the Loves, with the memory of the Yorkshire Dales in England. Visit the historic St Paul’s Rothbury cemetery in Wilderness Road and see where the famous winemaking families have been laid to rest.
Maitland is a thriving business centre surrounded by charming countryside. A rich cultural heritage is reflected in its architecture dating back to the early years of colonial Australia. Visit the Maitland Regional Art Gallery or National Trust Property Grossmann House for a taste of Maitland’s cultural offerings.
Founded in the 1820s, the town developed as a river port in the following decade and became an important inland trading post. Morpeth's days as a river port ended around 1890, but the town's comparative isolation meant that its historic shopfronts, wharves and even the hitching posts along the main street have survived intact, hence its National Trust classification today. This is a living museum of Australia's past, complemented by modern dining options, boutique gift shops and specialty craft stores.
This small picturesque village features a mountainous backdrop by the Paterson River. Once a busy river port, Paterson today offers a relaxing break with cosy accommodation, old country pubs and idyllic picnic spots. Visit the Tocal Homestead, Paterson Historical Court House Museum and Paterson Rail Motor Museum to discover local history.
Pokolbin’s fortunes have been dictated by the vineyards that surround it. Wine grapes were first planted in the area in the 1870s, but development was relatively slow and uneven until the 1970s, when Australian achieved the recognition it deserved as a major wine producer and the Lower Hunter was at the vanguard of this movement. Winding country roads lead from the town to some of the region's best known wineries including Lindeman's, Tyrrell's, Tulloch, Lake’s Folly, Brokenwood and Bimbadgen.
Scone is a charming village nestled in the picturesque Upper Hunter. The town is known as the horse capital of Australia with studs dotting the shire. It's the second-biggest horse-breeding town in the world. Horse enthusiasts will enjoy the Scone and Upper Hunter Horse Festival and the Emirates Park Scone Cup Carnival.
Singleton is a historic Hunter Valley town where you'll find a relaxing mix of country hospitality, nature-based activities, plus great accommodation, food and wine. Pick up a Heritage Walk brochure from the visitor information centre and stroll through the town's historic precinct. The majestic Lake St Clair sets the scene for a range of outdoor activities, from fishing and swimming to camping, waterskiing and sailing.
Historically, Wollombi has always been an important centre for travellers along the Great North Road, built by convicts in the early 19th century. Today, the town retains its fine architectural heritage and you'll also enjoy cafés, wineries and comfortable guesthouses. Nearby are national parks great for bushwalking and well-preserved Aboriginal rock engravings.
Steeped in history, the federation gothic building housing Maitland Regional Art Gallery is an awe inspiring example of early 1900's architecture. Officially opened in 1910, the building was constructed to house the Maitland Technical College, which it continued to do until 1987. Known locally as MRAG, each year the gallery shows thousands of artworks and creates hundreds of learning activities across 25 exhibitions annually, while sharing the 4,000+ art collection. The award winning building is as much a part of the experience as the artworks on display. Located on High Street at the eastern end of Central Maitland, the gallery offers a great diversity of spaces. Be it exhibitions, workshops, café lunches, shopping, talks, tours or events, MRAG is friendly and inviting. All public areas of the gallery can be reached by stairs and lift, with fully accessible public amenities conveniently located on the ground floor. Entry to MRAG’s carpark is via a rear service lane off James Street, and includes two dedicated disabled parking spaces.
Try exciting whitewater adventures in a kayak or canoe in Barrington Tops National Park, or go mountain biking on trails through the park's forests. Join a guided tour designed to suit your experience with all equipment provided. Or hire a kayak or canoe and paddle at your own pace.
Chapman Valley Horse Riding provides horses for all levels of experience, from beginners to advance riders. Experience nature up close as you travel on horse-back through the scenic valleys and mountains of the 2,600-hectare property which has been owned by the Chapman family for more than 170 years.
The eclectic collection reflects the area's rural history, including its dairying, timber and manufacturing industries. A wide range items are on display including household goods, photographic collections, dentist equipment and horse carts and buggies. Guided tours of the museum are available by appointment.
With a spectacular backdrop of vineyards and rugged mountain ranges, the Hunter Valley Golf and Country Club is a beautiful 18-hole championship course. Located at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, the fully accredited course measures 5,170 metres in length and is suited to golfers of all levels.
James Estate offers sweeping views of the spectacular mountain ranges and Baerami vineyard from the spacious cellar door sales and tasting area. Enjoy tasting the range of wines as you take in the natural beauty of the region. The ridge walk and mountain bike trails are accessible from the cellar door.
The lake is a premium outdoor leisure facility nestled among the hills at the foot of Mount Royal Range near Singleton. Swimming, sailing, water skiing, and camping are a few of the activities enjoyed on the lake. The NSW State Fisheries regularly stocks the lake with bass, golden and silver perch and catfish, making it a great location for fishing. Entry and camping fees apply. Bookings are essential for powered camp sites.
Prepare a feast using local produce to create Asian cuisine in a covered courtyard with gorgeous vineyard views. Thai, Balinese, Sichuan, Indonesian and Vietnamese classes are available. Small class sizes (maximum 14) with individual and group bookings are also welcome.
The centre hosts to a variety of events, exhibits and activities as well as displaying for sale a wide range of arts and crafts made by residents of the Cessnock area. Marthaville is the oldest timber sawn home in Cessnock and still retains many of its original piers.
Admire the charming scenery at Middle Falbrook Bridge over Glennies Creek. The Hunter region has 15 historic bridges constructed before 1905. This timber truss bridge was built in 1904 and gains heritage significance from its design - based on American Ernest de Burgh's truss design - and its association with the expansion of the NSW road network.
The museum houses railway memorabilia from both the steam and diesel eras. The site includes the old Station Master's residence that has been restored to its 1930s exterior appearance and colour scheme. The Rail Motor Society offers visitors tours on board the historical rail motors around the local area and across the state.
This volunteer non-profit museum was formed in 1979 to preserve the railway and mining heritage of the Hunter Valley. The museum runs trains on the first three Sundays of each month and every Sunday during school holidays, as well as offering mid week tours and special night time events.
The Convent of Mercy Singleton opens its extensive buildings, spacious gardens and chapel for the enjoyment of the wider community. The convent precinct contains buildings spanning the years from the 1850s to the late 1920s. Take in the architectural beauty on a tour of the grounds or enjoy the events that form part of the annual Sacred Spaces Fine Music Concert Series.
The Anglican Parish of St Peter at East Maitland is one of the oldest in Australia, commencing with the appointment of the Reverend George Rusden in 1834. The church is decorated in 14th century gothic style and features stained glass and other striking furnishings.
The giant sundial in Singleton was built for Australia's bicentennial celebrations in 1988, marking 200 years since the arrival of Britain's First Fleet. It stands as a visible link between the old and the new - an ancient method of time telling set in the midst of the new development in Singleton. The sundial marks a gateway to the Hunter River, picnic areas and recreational and sporting facilities.
Tocal is a 2,200-hectare property that features one of Australia's finest collections of colonial farm buildings dating from the 1830s. Book a tour to take in the highlights of the heritage site, including the Homestead, the Blackett Barn, Thunderbolt's Cottage and a range of original outbuildings and yards.
Werakata National Park is loved by locals and its perfect for a day trip from Sydney. There are great cycling and walking trails and in spring they're lined with purple, orange and yellow wildflowers, like acacias and banksias. Birdwatchers are never disappointed as the abundance of food in the park attracts endangered swift parrots, regent honeyeaters and many more colourful birds.
A steep and rugged landscape with wet and dry rainforest, rocky outcroppings, and eucalypt groves. Explore one of the many family friendly hiking tracks for the chance to see the park's animals including the wedge-tailed eagle, lyrebird and the endangered brush-tailed rock wallaby. River camping and barbecues make it great location for settling down over a long weekend.
A rugged landscape of steep gorges and rocky ridges, just waiting to be explored by 4WD, mountain bike or foot. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Yengo has spectacular views, remote wilderness and unique Aboriginal cultural heritage, with an abundance of Aboriginal sacred sites and rock engravings to discover.
Matilda Bay Brewhouse is a boutique brewhouse. All that separates you from the brewery is a glass wall behind the contemporary bar, where guests enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. Many styles of craft beer are available including the unique alcoholic ginger beer, traditional pilsner, and a premium lager. All 12 brews are available on tap at the brewhouse. The cafe is open all day with homemade pies, bites, pizza and pasta. The brewhouse features extensive outdoor and indoor dining, is very family friendly, and there are ATM facilities on site.
On a hill overlooking the picturesque vineyard and surrounding countryside, Amanda’s on the Edge offers magnificent views from every table. Guests can choose to dine al fresco in the warmer months from the restaurant’s modern Australian menu, or get cosy by the fire in winter.
The award-winning Bistro Molines offers an ever-changing menu of French provincial dishes using fresh, seasonal local produce. The restaurant is set among the beautiful surrounds of Tallavera Grove Vineyard, with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking a valley of terraced vineyards and grazing cattle.
Set in a Tuscan-inspired village, among sandstone buildings and delightful gardens, Café Enzo in Pokolbin is open for breakfast and lunch. Sit in the enchanting courtyard in warmer months or beside the roaring fire during colder months and dine on Italian cuisine inspired by the fresh, seasonal produce from the surrounding Hunter Valley.
This multi award-winning restaurant is at the splendid Adina Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxed weekend breakfast, late week lunches or contemporary modern Australian cuisine in the evenings. You can also try the popular eight course degustation menu during dinner service. Emerson’s also offers the unique opportunity to eat dinner in the kitchen on the Chef's Table to watch the chefs work.
Bimbadgen Estate is a winery and vineyard encompassing the award-winning Esca Bimbadgen Restaurant, an expansive cellar door, café, outdoor amphitheatre, modern tasting rooms and accommodation. The restaurant uses fresh produce grown on the estate or sourced locally. Menu highlights include the Esca Tasting Plates, allowing guests to enjoy three tastes from the menu, each matched with a Bimbadgen wine.
Fratelli Roma offers an authentic Italian experience, featuring artisan handmade pasta and gnocchi prepared fresh daily. The rustic interior includes solid Australian timber furnishings and subtle candle lighting, creating an enchanting ambience. The menu is a tribute to classic Italian cooking with dishes such as spaghetti alle vongole and prosciutto e formaggio.
Il Cacciatore's seasonal menu uses fresh local produce and authentic Italian ingredients to create handmade pastas. In Hermitage Lodge, the restaurant's spacious adjoining deck overlooks a pretty lake, perfect for al fresco dining. Open for dinner nightly from 6 pm. Stay overnight in Hermitage Lodge's boutique accommodation. All rooms have views over the property's shiraz vineyard and small lake.
The Leaves and Fishes menu focus on seafood, with an Asian kick. The restaurant is set on a serene lake dotted with beautiful water lilies. You'll enjoy the tranquility along with the gourmet dishes using fresh produce and seafood. Boutique accommodation is also available in stylish boathouses by the lake.
Seasonally inspired menus feature delicious products from the restaurant’s own charcuterie range, garden-fresh vegetables, seafood from the nearby coastline and free-range poultry and game from local farms. Join a fun hands-on lesson in Asian cookery with the Majors Lane Cooking School.
Margan Restaurant is part of the Margan Wines establishment which includes 100 hectares of vineyards and follows an estate-grown and estate-made philosophy. The kitchen garden and orchard produces up to 90% of vegetables and fruit for the restaurant's seasonally inspired menus. Menu items such as pasta, gelato, soft cheeses, butter, small goods and bread are also prepared freshly on site.
Husband and wife team Adam and Ros blend warm service and an intimate atmosphere with exquisite food. Willows Cottage is their stand-alone cottage set among a small olive plantation with views of the spectacular Broken Back Range - combine dinner with an overnight stay in this scenic location.
Nightingales Restaurant at Broke offers a relaxed dining experience overlooking a beautiful vineyard in the heart of the Hunter Valley. The cuisine’s focus is on modern Australian dishes with an international touch. Enjoy the restaurant’s verandah with a glass of their delicious home-grown wine on delightful evenings.
Restaurant Botanica is nestled among the vineyards of Spicers Vineyards Estate with splendid views to the Broken Back Range. The restaurant prides itself on delivering an impressive, modern Australian menu using fresh seasonal produce, combined with one of the country’s best regional wine lists.
RidgeView is a family owned and operated vineyard, handcrafting award-winning wines from grapes grown on the estate. The RidgeView Restaurant uses fresh local produce, including organic vegetables from its own garden, for a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern-inspired seasonal menu - designed to enhance the flavour of the estate's wines.
Near boutique hotel Peppers Convent, Circa 1876 has a strong reputation for being home to some of the finest cuisine in the Hunter Valley, with a passion for sourcing local produce and growing produce on site in an organic kitchen garden. Enjoy a drink in the restaurant's Circa 187 Bar, which has a list of over 300 wines.
The Cellar Restaurant offers Mediterranean-inspired cuisine in elegant yet relaxed surroundings. The sandstone and glass building features lush indoor gardens mixed with white-clothed tables and a huge welcoming fireplace in the centre of the dining room. The restaurant is a stroll from the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens.
The Verandah Restaurant is surrounded by the picturesque vineyards of Calais Estate with the Broken Back Range as a backdrop. A striking Victorian-style wooden verandah embraces two sides of the building and creates an exclusive dining area - a key feature of the restaurant and its namesake. Start at the vineyards' cellar door before enjoying modern tapas dishes from the restaurant's menu showcasing fresh local produce.
Twine Restaurant is on the Wynwood Estate, Pokolbin, and offers modern Australian cuisine with a twist. The inviting dining room overlooks rolling vineyards and extends on to a deck bordered by roses. Try the Twine Signature Oyster Platter featuring half a dozen oysters prepared six different ways.
Hunter Wine Country Markets is held every Saturday. It is a boutique handmade market showcasing local artisans. When they have rain or winds you will find them trading inside De Bortoli Wines barrel room. Stalls include fashion, food, jewellery, local produce, handmade soaps, candles, woodwork, pottery and much more. Pet friendly. They are located at De Bortoli Wines in Pokolbin. There are no markets in January.
The dedicated organisers of this not for profit market are honoured to establish a monthly market at the historic Wollombi Village. Their expectation is to offer a place where families and friends can leisurely enjoy browsing for and tasting fresh produce – including cheese, small goods, bread, wine and jams. In addition to the fantastic range of food and condiments, this market will also host a selected range of handicraft stalls. Whether it has been locally made, grown or baked you simply cannot get it fresher and more authentic than at the Wollombi Village Market.
Broke Village Community Market is on the first Sunday of the month. The little market with great stalls - for the community, by the community. You will find everything from local gourmet produce, back-of-ute veggies, toys, handmade gifts, collectables and pre-loved trinkets A barbecue and coffee will be available and the parking couldn't be easier, just 10 minutes drive from Hunter Valley Gardens.
Of course, there's something for everyone at the Gresford Community Markets. Delicious local olives and olive oil, natural household, health and beauty products, sports memorabilia, locally grown plants and produce, a wide range of clothing, cake stalls, paintings, jewellery, art cards, bags, handicrafts, expertly crafted wooden goods, and bric-a-brac. And, of course, there's a barbecue and plenty of other food and refreshments available. Some market days also feature live auctions of household and farm goods. The market days are proving to be a friendly affair, a fun place to browse, enjoy morning tea and/or lunch, and above all, to experience the hum of a local market. The market is on every third Sunday of each month, except January and December.
The Hunter Valley's warm summers and cool winters are perfect conditions for olive grove cultivation. Bunna Bunoo produce a wide range of oils using traditional Italian methods. Black, white and caramelised balsamic vinegars are also available in addition to an array of sweets, chutneys and marmalades. Visit the grove shop for tastings and to view local artisan art and crafts.
Taste a selection of gourmet yoghurts, cultured butter and a wide range of cheeses all handmade using the milk of local brown Swiss cows. Viewing windows into the factory and packing rooms allow you to view the cheese-making process and see fresh fudge or gelato being made.
The shop is a providore of local and imported cheese and gourmet foods. The site is also home to the Hunter Valley Gelato Company that makes traditional Italian gelato using 200-year-old recipes. Hampers, platters (cheese and antipasto, sandwich and gourmet baguettes) and gelato cakes are also available.
Learn about the history of wine at the Hunter Resort's wine school. Classes are daily and offer an informal tutorial of wine education. Walk through the Hunter Resort's shiraz vineyard as you discover the difference between grape varieties, learn how grapevines are grown, and discover more about winemaking.
Since 1958, the Mortel family have been making sheepskin products. You can take a guided tour of the factory, which uses sheepskins selected from Australian-bred sheep and tanned by Australian tanneries. Browse through a wide range of quality Australian-made goods, including ugg boots and other footwear, warm headgear, car and motorbike seat covers and bed underlays.
Get fresh with Gloucester Farmers Market on the second Saturday of each month! Discover Gloucester’s fresh food treasure and stock up on foods that will give you energy, vitality and a twinkle in your eye. This is just like how country markets used to be, with locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, cheeses, eggs, honey, olives and olive oils, wines, cut flowers, soaps and all manner of artisan-made local produce. Markets like these are changing the way that people look at fresh food, you can’t buy fresher, so get in early for the best of the best.
Celebrate traditional Celtic culture and the Celtic history of the Upper Hunter during the first weekend in July. The games feature more than 23 events uniting Sydney and regional New South Wales clans, dancers, pipe bands and tug-of-war teams at the conclusion of the Scottish Australia Heritage Council's Heritage Week.
A bet made in 1811 was the starting point for a challenge that, more than 200 years later, is known as the Back to Back International Wool Challenge. From the back of the sheep to the back of the shearer, competitors race to shear a sheep, spin the wool and knit a jumper in under eight hours. The event also features knitting races, crafts for kids, drop the spindle demonstrations and handcrafts markets.
This boutique beer festival is held inside the walls of Maitland Gaol, a former maximum security prison. Choose to sample from more than 50 craft beers and a wide range of local and international gourmet food stalls, or join the Food & Beer Matching Lunch. Enjoy live music across the weekend with the line-up of great Australian music artists and discover the venue's history by joining a gaol tour.
Enjoy a feast of local and national music and performance, beautiful food and wine from the region, a cutting-edge film program at the historic James Theatre, workshops, markets and much more. Kick back in country style for a night of revelry with fine local food, wine, music and dance under brilliant stars when the table is set down the main street for the hugely popular Long Table Dinner.
In 1983 the last coal operating steam haulage freight service was closed on the South Maitland Railway Line, effectively ending a century old institution. In response to this closure the first Hunter Valley Steamfest was held in 1986. Enjoy steam, vintage diesel and mini train rides as well as historical displays, live entertainment and kids activities.
Scone is the horse capital of Australia and this festival celebrates the region and its thriving equine industry. Enjoy a fabulous events program packed with exciting events including a horse parade, rodeo and the prestigious Scone Cup, one of Australia's biggest country horse racing carnivals.
Wollombi Village, vineyards and cellar doors are transformed into a spectacular series of sculpture parks. Featuring large scale and site-specific works by some of Australia’s best artists, the exhibition provides a rare opportunity to showcase their talent in a splendid environment.
The aroma of freshly roasting coffee and delectable displays of chocolates and desserts tempt visitors at this festival. Learn how to temper chocolate and discover its origins in one of the many cooking demonstrations across the weekend. Hunter Valley wineries also feature at the festival, offering tastings of their finest drops alongside other exhibitors of local cuisine and fresh produce.
Newcastle Airport is the nearest airport to the Hunter Valley. Jetstar, Rex, QantasLink and Virgin and have regular direct flights to and from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ballina/Byron Bay. The airport is about a 50-minute drive to most of the vineyards. Many major car rental companies operate here or an airport transfer can be organised with Rover Coaches (www.rovercoaches.com.au) or Heidi’s Hunter Valley (www.heidishuntervalley.com.au). Hunter Valley Buses also operate a public bus service from the airport to Maitland, Raymond Terrace and Stockton as well as locally. www.cdcbus.com.au
If driving from Sydney, take the Pacific Highway or A1 off-ramp from the Gore Hill Freeway into Hornsby. At Wahroonga, turn right onto the M1 Freeway towards Newcastle. Continue for about an hour until the signs for Cessnock and Newcastle. Continue for another hour to reach Cessnock, or take the Wine Country Drive to arrive at Pokolbin, Broke, Rothbury, Lovedale or Mount View. For a scenic drive, follow the Tourist Route T33 detour off the M1 Freeway to Wollombi to drove through mountainous landscape.
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