James Estate in Sandy Hollow
When visiting to Sandy Hollow, you'll be hard-pressed to miss the name James Estate. The cellar door at James Estate Wines is open seven days a week. When you've finished sampling this local drop, you can head out on the James Estate Ridge Walk. If you prefer to take in the local scenery, including the working winery and vineyard, on two wheels, the James Estate Mountain Bike Trails are at your beck and call, too.
About Sandy Hollow
One of the delightful villages in the Upper Hunter, Sandy Hollow is situated on the Golden Highway, bordering Wollemi National Park. The dramatic sandstone hills of the Giant's Leap overshadow this quiet township 255 km north of Sydney. Choose from a range of comfortable accommodation when you're in town.
Finding fun things to do here is easy, too. Join a bushwalking, winery, or Aboriginal sites tour. It's also a great place to explore, with easy access to scenic national parks, meandering country drives, and wine trails. Bring a bike and head out along easy cycling trails in the local area â try the James Estate Mountain Bike Trails. Or, if walking is your thing, enjoy the James Estate Ridge Walk for stunning national park views. Pack your car boot with wine from the boutique wineries of the region or follow the circular drive along scenic Bylong Valley Way and into Goulburn River National Park.
Saturday 14 March to Saturday 14 March 2015
SHIMANO Mountain Bike GP Round 1 Upper Hunter Race the Mountain Bike enduro serie
Driving through the Hunter Valley vineyards. Image James Pipino
Pagoda Lookout, Wollemi National Park. Image Evolving Images
Cudgegong River, Wollemi National Park. Image Evolving Images