DISCOVER THE HIDDEN GEMS OF THE HUNTER VALLEY

Find out about the wealth of flora and fauna, trails and hikes in the Hunter Valley.

Author: Robyn and Alan Woolley, Valley View Cottage

Being Wholesome in the Hunter Valley

Being Wholesome in the Hunter Valley For everyone: visitors and locals Costs: Visiting is free, purchases by choice. There is much to learn about The Hunter Regional foods and wines with a focus on chemically reduced or chemical free production, or simple and traditional preparation methods. Seeking out these products is an expanding focus with…

Discover: Werakata National Park

Discover: Werakata National Park For all visitors and locals, bush walkers, bird watchers, photographers, artists, nature enthusiasts and conservationists No charges apply – parking available at various entries, poor to no facilities The Werakata National Park is 3,337 hectares in size and is located north, east and south of Cessnock in fragmented pockets, all within…

Discover: Bridges Hill Playground

Discover: Bridges Hill Playground Victoria Street Cessnock For all visitors, locals, families with young, and not so young children, people with disabilities No charges apply – parking available Bridges Hill Park and Convent Hill are significant open spaces with spectacular views across Cessnock to the Brokenback Ranges. This new adventure playground provides a creative play…

Discover: Mt Royal National Park – World Heritage, Australian National Heritage Site

Places on the Australian National Heritage List are places of outstanding heritage value for Australia and Mount Royal National Park was added in 2007. Day trip/ half day trip from the Lower Hunter Valley For bushwalkers, photographers, bird watchers, nature enthusiasts, artists Few facilities are provided for visitors – picnic tables, toilets in Youngville Campground,…