Nature in Wollombi
Nature abounds in and around Wollombi, in the Hunter Valley region. Nearby are national parks with great bushwalking trails and lookouts and ancient Aboriginal rock carvings.
Wollombi has always been an important centre for travellers along the Great North Road. Today it retains its fine architectural heritage bolstered by cafes, wineries and comfortable guesthouses. Nearby are national parks with great bushwalking trails and lookouts and ancient Aboriginal rock carvings.
Be sure to admire the well-preserved Aboriginal rock engravings in various locations – Devils Rock, Flat Rock Lookout and near Finchley Trig. You can also go bushwalking to see native birds and animals in the Watagans and Yengo National Parks near Wollombi. Nearby, Cessnock, Lovedale and Maitland are worth a visit.
Saturday 31 October to Sunday 29 November 2015
Sculpture in the Vineyards Celebrating 13 years in 2015, Sculp
Fly into Newcastle Airport
Newcastle Airport is located 15 km from Newcastle’s city centre. Choose from a range of transport services on arrival, including car hire, limousine rentals and door-to-door shuttle buses to make the short journey north into Newcastle. Port Stephens Coaches operate a public bus service from Newcastle Airport to Newcastle train station up to 11 times a day, as well as a service to the Nelson Bay area. Hunter Valley Buses operate a public bus service from Newcastle Airport to Maitland, Raymond Terrace, and Stockton.
Newcastle Airport services four flight operators to several major Australian cities. Regional Express operates direct flights to and from Sydney, Ballina and Byron Bay. Jetstar flies direct to and from Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Brisbane. QantasLink operates direct flights to and from Brisbane, while Virgin Australia flies direct to and from Brisbane and Melbourne.
Friends shopping in Wollombi, Image Anson Smart
Friends walking through the grounds of Cedar Creek Cottages. Image Anson Smart
Friends on the verandah of the Wollombi General Store. Image Anson Smart