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  1. Lake Glenbawn Recreation Area

    Lake Glenbawn Holiday and Recreation Park is located in the Upper Hunter Region, just 15 minutes past Scone. This large spacious park offers a family holiday or a day trip with a difference. Set on the banks of Glenbawn Dam in a rural backd…

  2. James Estate Mountain Bike Trails

    The ride from the James Estate cellar door takes you back down the driveway and though the working winery and vineyard. All trails are suitable for most ages and fitness levels although some mountain bike experience is recommended. Rider…

  3. St Albans Anglican Church

    St Alban's Church of England was built 1864-69 to the design of famous English Architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, under the supervision of E.T. Blackett and J.H. Hunt. It is unique as the only known church of his design to be built in Aust…

  4. Polblue Swamp track

    The Polblue Swamp track will take you on a short journey through the wetlands and high altitude forests of the Barrington Tops Plateau. You’ll see the smooth dark trunks of black sally, snow gums with scribbles on their bark and be dwarfed …

  5. Scone Golf Club

    Scone Golf Club is located in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW, two hours drive north of Newcastle on the New England Highway, and three hours from Sydney. The friendly club provides golf for members and visitors, and a multitude of attra…

  6. Pukara Estate

    Pukara Estate is an accomplished and proudly owned Australian business. Their business is entirely focused on sustainable agriculture and the production of their unprecedented range of premium products. They aim to exceed consumer expe…

  7. Aberdeen Golf Club

    Aberdeen Golf Course is a nine hole (18 tee) course set on the banks of the Hunter River in Aberdeen NSW. The par 70 course provides a good challenge to all levels of golfer. Although some holes are quite short in distance, the challenge i…

  8. Washpools waterhole

    It doesn’t really matter how hot the weather gets when you’ve got a place to cool off. Washpools waterhole is a natural swimming hole in Middle Brook, only 500m from Washpools picnic area and viewing platform. Take a dip following a challen…

  9. James Estate - Ridge Walk

    The Ridge Walk showcases the natural beauty of the region with commanding views in all directions, overlooking James Estate winery, Wollemi National Park, Goulburn River National Park and Mount Dangar. The full trail is a signed four kil…

  10. Burning Mountain Nature Reserve

    Burning Mountain Nature Reserve Get directions Home to Australia’s only naturally burning coal seam, Burning Mountain Nature Reserve is great for school excursions and is packed with day walks, scenic views, birdwatching and picnicking oppo…

  11. Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre

    Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre has three outdoor pools for the summer season and a 25 metre heated indoor pool, which is a beautiful 28 degrees Celsius all year round. The aquatic centre also boasts modern change facilities, creche and fitness…

  12. Towarri National Park

    Camp, swim and hike in Towarri National Park where you’ll find sandstone outcrops, secluded waterholes, diverse birdlife and scenic lookouts, just 25 kilometres from Scone. Towarri is a diverse landscape of various vegetation types. Pocket…

  13. Muswellbrook Heritage Walk

    Muswellbrook Heritage Walk is approximately 4.5 kilometres long and may be commenced from M.M. Hyndes Bailey and Co Surveyors, 208 Bridge Street, or the Railway Station, Market Street. You can start and stop at any point and pick up aga…

  14. Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

    The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre is located on the New England Highway, three hours drive northwest of Sydney and two hours from Newcastle. The town of Muswellbrook lies in the Upper Hunter region among a diverse rural and industrial e…

  15. Burning Mountain walk

    You would expect a fire sizzling below ground for 5,500 years to have some fairly dramatic effects on the vegetation, and the remarkable phenomenon of Burning Mountain is reflected in the plants and animals adapted to life around it. As you…

  16. Lees Pinch Lookout Walking Track

    If you don’t have a lot of time to explore Goulburn River National Park, this easy walking track takes you through Lees Pinch lookout and is a simple option with rewarding scenic views over this outstanding national park. Relax while absor…