Scone activities

  1. Barrington trail

    Barrington trail is a great drive or mountain bike, and there are spectacular views, an amazing array of forest habitats and clear mountain air to enjoy. Make sure you load your boot up with all your camping, walking and fishing gear to mak…

  2. 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 …

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. Cottage Museum

    This cottage has an interesting history - after being built as a home it was used by a number of banks before reverting to a home and is now a museum and the headquarters for the Merriwa Historical Society. Take a poke around this fascinati…

  6. 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…

  7. Belmore Hotel Scone

    Located in picturesque Scone, the heart of Thoroughbred country, The Belmore is the Upper Hunters favourite place to sit back and unwind. At the northern end of Scone’s main street, almost opposite the tourist info centre, you will find th…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…