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Hunter Valley Horse Riding and Adventures

288 Talga Road, Windella NSW 2320

Ride the unique and beautiful Molly Morgan Range, experiencing the spectacular views of the Hunter Valley Wine Country and Lower Hunter and as far North as Barrington Tops, the northern boundary of the Upper Hunter.

Riding is available every day for the inexperienced (the beginner) and the experienced rider.

  • Trail Rides - You ride with a dedicated, qualified guide who gives you assistance and guidance along the way.
  • Personalised Rides -  For a Special Occasion, Pleasure Ride, or Personalised Tuition.
  • Sunset Rides - As the wildlife awakens and begin to feed, ride with the Kangaroos and Wallabies in the light of the beautiful sunsets.
  • Pony Rides
  • Family Rides
  • Birthday Rides
  • After School Club
  • Adopt a Pony - School Holidays
  • Conference Groups

These are very popular for marriage proposals, Anniversaries and birthdays.Why not include a delicious picnic basket to celebrate!

Picnic rides are available for couples or for groups

For riders with some experience a personalised ride can take them to the higher ridges and lookouts where you have views of the valley as far as the eye can see, Even on the lower trails you can see most of the valley and wine country to the mountain bounderies, The Hunter Valley is quite large and diverse and its diversity can be captured  from Hill Top.

Bookings are required.

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Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail Hunter Valley

Hermitage Road, Windella NSW 2320
Around Hermitage you will find some of the most awarded hand crafted wines in the Hunter Valley. You'll enjoy wines that are only available at the cellar door, where you will likely meet the owners or winemaker who would love to chat about the latest vintage and their new release wines. Around Hermitage Hunter Valley is synonymous with the Semillon and Shiraz grape varieties, you'll also find varieties not often seen in the Hunter Valley. Food lovers look no further! Handcrafted cheeses, marinated olives, succulent aged beef, slow roasted suckling pig, fresh scallops, homegrown vegetables...is your mouth watering? Around Hermitage has some of the top rated restaurants in the Valley. You'll find a wide range of Hunter Valley accommodation, including hotels, guest houses and self-contained cottages, all within easy reach of the wineries, restaurants and concert venues. Make Around Hermitage your base from which to explore Hunter Valley Wine Country.
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Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat and Spa

165 Thompsons Road, Windella NSW 2320

Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat and Spa is a place for you to take time to reset your mind and body and gain a wealth of knowledge to create a healthier, happier and more motivated you.
Our all-inclusive health and wellness programs have been developed to motivate change and give you the tools you need for lasting results. Your stay will include everything from informative seminars, a huge range of activities, spa indulgences, relaxation and nutritious, healthy meals.
As leaders in the Health and Wellness industry, the team at Golden Door Health Retreat and Spa, Elysia will help you discover a fresh, new lease on life and a balance of mind, body and spirit to achieve life-long health and wellness.
Located in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley, Golden Door Health Retreat offers magnificent views of vineyards and the Brokenback mountain range and the opportunity to breathe fresh country air each day. Featuring 74 stylish villas with one, two or three bedrooms, this exceptional property is the only purpose built Destination Health Retreat in Australia.
Golden Door Day Spa
Golden Door Day Spa is a haven of relaxation and healing, located within Golden Door Health Retreat, be indulged with a wide selection of body treatments, massages, facials and healing treatments from our highly specialised therapists and practitioners.
Enjoy a day of pure relaxation combining spa treatments, use of the steam room and spa bath or simply take some well-deserved time out with a book or magazine in our spacious relaxation room.

Facilities:
Health Retreat
•    25 metre heated indoor lap pool
•    Outdoor exercise pool
•    Floodlit Tennis courts
•    Indoor activity centre featuring basketball court
•    3 indoor activity studios
•    Fully equipped gymnasium
•    Cycle Room
•    Indoor Basketball Court
•    Wellness Centre
•    Theatrette
•    Lounge
•    Library where you can hire DVDs, CDs and books to help you unwind in your villa
•    Boutique which offers a wide range of active wear, books, CDs, gifts and incidentals you may have forgotten to bring with you

Day Spa
•    26 wet and dry treatment rooms, including a double room to share with a friend or loved one
•    Purpose built Vichy shower rooms
•    Manicure and pedicure beds
•    Separate male and female luxurious change facilities and relaxation lounges
•    Separate male and female steam rooms and spa baths
•    A spacious relaxation lounge
•    Private sun gardens
•    Purpose built signature Watsu pool suite.

 

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Vintage Golf Club

Vintage Drive, Off McDonalds Road, Rothbury NSW 2320
Nestled among the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, The Vintage is a Greg Norman designed golf course. Just two hours drive north of Sydney; golfers can play a Greg Norman designed course without an overnight stay. The Vintage blends in with the natural surroundings, gently winding its way around undisturbed wetlands, trickling creeks, eucalypt forests, Beggars Bridge and Bimbadgen Vineyards.
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Vinden Estate Wines

138 Gillards Road, Windella NSW 2320
A boutique winery and vineyard owned and operated by Guy and Sandra Vinden. Our Cellar Door is located in a beautiful building amid extensive gardens with views to the Brokenback Ranges. Our range of wines include Semillon, Verdelho, Unwooded Chardonnay, Chardonnay, Alicante Bouschet a light dry Rose, Premium Merlot, Basket Press Shiraz and Dessert Wine. They are available for tasting at our cellar door.
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The Spa at Chateau Elan Hunter Valley

Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320
Relaxation, rejuvenation, recuperation - whatever your reason for visiting The Spa at Chateau Elan Hunter Valley, they're dedicated to your peace of mind and physical wellbeing. Upon arrival you are greeted by their reception team and guided through to their exquisite Spa consisting of 17 beautifully appointed treatment rooms and a team that understands care, comfort and discretion. Treatments include access to The Spa Hydrotherapy Lounge with two salt water 'thalassotherapy' outdoor hot tubs overlooking the Vintage golf course and infra red detox sauna. Exclusive products include Kerstin Florian, Dermalogica and Healite therapy. Treatments include facials, massages, mens treatments, Healite ll therapy, waxing, manicures, pedicures and amazing packages. For full details and the spa menu, please visit the web site.
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First Creek Wines

600 McDonalds Road, Windella NSW 2320
First Creek have been crafting wines of exceptional regional quality since 1996. A talented and highly acclaimed team of wine makers led by Liz Jackson and Greg Silkman are regarded as amongst the best wine makers in Australia, so much so that over 25 wine companies in New South Wales also trust First Creek to make wine from a range of unique vineyards and micro climates within Australia. First Creek Brands include Allanmere and Chatto Circus Series which have limited availability to special market segments in both Australia and Overseas. Visitors can experience winery and bottling tours daily. First Creek received a five red star rating in the James Halliday Wine Companion placed in the top 4.9 per cent of wineries in Australia.
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St Clements Estate

136 Talga Road, North Rothbury NSW 2335
St Clements of Red Hill is a relatively new vineyard located in one of the worlds best wine producing areas, the Hunter Valley. The first wine from the estate to be bottled was a Semillion which was bottled in May 2005, followed by a Merlot and Shiraz which were rested in New American Oak Barrels and finally bottled in 2006. All wines bearing the St Clements Estate Wines label are made from grapes grown on the estate and handpicked. Visit the cellar door, or the Estate's restaurant Lillino's Trattoria and Bar.
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Domaine De Binet

477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Domaine de Binet is an Australian owned company and is situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region. Domaine de Binet focuses on interesting regions and alternate varietals using a mixture of traditional and new - age winemaking techniques. Their range of wines include a semillon/semillon/sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, barberra nebbiolo grenache and shiraz. Domaine de Binet has been awarded as a 4.5 star winery by the James Halliday Wine Companion.
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Gartelmann Wines

Gertelmann Wines, 701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Gartelmann Wines, established in 1996, are sold exclusively via the internet, mail order or through the Cellar Door in Lovedale Road, Lovedale. Gartelmann is a must visit destination in the Hunter Valley. Sit on the large deck overlooking the dam, with a cheese plate and a nice bottle of Gartelmann wine. It is definitely worth the visit.
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Reflections Day Spa - Adina Vineyard

492 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale NSW 2325
Welcome to Hunter Valley Reflections Day Spa. The specialised staff offer you an experience every time you visit. Double treatment rooms where you can relax with that special someone or friends together. Hunter Valley Reflections Day Spa offers an extensive range of treatments for you to choose from, including 1/2 day packages. After your treatment relax on the deck with a glass of wine, tea or coffee. Hunter Valley Reflections Day Spa was created for you. Take time out of your busy schedule relax and unwind. Set in the vines at Adina Vineyards you can relax and enjoy your spa treatments then visit the cellar door and taste some of Adinas remarkable award winning wines. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Emerson's restaurant.
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Wandin Valley Estate

12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Wandin Valley Estate is situated in the Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley and produces wines of premium quality and is unique tourist destination for visitors. The Estate has a wine bar and diner, cellar door, and offers luxurious accommodation for guests in self-contained Tuscan style villas with swimming pool, tennis court and a country cricket ground overlooked by the gracious Cricketers' Pavilion. The Cricketers' Pavilion is just one of the two wedding reception venues on site.
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Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry, Cafe and Masterclasses

64 Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW 2325
A visit to Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry is a true food lover's delight! At Lovedale Smokehouse they produce a large range of charcuterie items including smoked trout, salmon, mussels, octopus, eel, trout pate, salmon pate, smoked sausages including chorizo, smoked chicken, duck, turkey, bacon, duck pate, terrines, smoked cheeses, olives and garlic. In addition to their smoked produce range they also have cured meats including prosciutto, air dried beef and a large variety of salami, cheeses, chutneys, jams, dipping sauces, olives, preserved fruits and vegetables, dukkahs, crackers and biscuits. Also available is smoking equipment including electric smokers, smoking pans and wood chips. Open Thursday to Monday: Gourmet Pantry 10am-5pm, Cafe 10.30am-4pm. Smoking and Curing Masterclasses are held on Sundays. Bookings essential. Also on site Majors Lane Cooking School specialising in Asian cuisine.

Ogishi Craft Centre

540 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Ogishi Craft Centre is a work of art created by Glass Artist, Setsuko Ogishi, and her life partner Yutaka Mizuno. The gallery displays Setsuko Ogishi Art Glass as well as a variety of other quality crafts. Have a cup of tea or coffee with Ogishi's handmade chocolate while surrounded by her beautiful art glass and fine crafts. Setsuko's studio is one of only a few glassblowing studios in Australia. Do you want to try glassblowing yourself? Setsuko offers short lessons on glassblowing, no experience required. Take your original pieces home with you the following day. Places are very limited. This is only available by booking. Artist cottage is self-contained accommodation and available for up to ten people. Please visit the website for more information....

The 17th Tee

20 Ironbark Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320
Appropriately designed as single level and flawlessly situated golf frontage property, casually catch a glimpse of the 17th tee and fairway while you barbecue in the rear entertaining area. Accommodate up to six guests within the three bedrooms and two bathrooms, traditional but not typical. Mix it up with two King split beds (one King or two King Singles) along with one Queen bed and relax on a relatively private outdoor patio overlooking the 17th tee, accessible from the Master and guest bedroom. ...

Hill Top Country Guest House and Villas

288 Talga Road, Rothbury NSW 2320
The Hill Top Villas and the charming country Guest House has been welcoming guests from around the world for many years. Situated on the Molly Morgan Range on 300 acres, the property captures incredible views of the Hunter Valley and Wine Country. Native animals, including kangaroos, are at home grazing with the horses and Devon cattle. The guest house can accommodate up to 12 guests in six rooms, while the villas are perfect for a couple or small family. Hunter Valley Horse Riding and Adventures operates from the property and offers a great horse riding experience. Personalised rides, picnic rides, sunset rides (popular for marriage proposals), tractor hay rides Go Nordik hiking for more spectacular views. Winery tours depart daily from the property, and there are many tourist attractions close by. The farm animals and aviary delight the children. Peace and tranquillity abounds. Hill Top is a beautiful unique property....

Engelwood Ridge

65 Talga Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Englewood Ridge, surrounded by vineyards, is a beautifully decorated home designed to take full advantage of the superb views of the Brokenback Ranges and its own 25 gently undulating and lightly wooded acres. This very comfortable country house has spacious living areas, fully equipped kitchen, three new bathrooms, four bedrooms: King with en suite, Queen, plus two twin bedrooms, Weber barbecue, and three dining areas. Guests need to bring nothing but food and drink to this remodelled house. Pets are welcome....

Capercaillie Wines

4 Londons Road, Lovedale NSW 2325
Capercaillie Wines was established in the Hunter Valley by Alasdair Sutherland in late 1995 when he built a small modern winery on an excellent 20 year old vineyard. Alasdair was a Scot, his heritage is reflected in the very name 'Capercaillie'. It is the Gaelic name given to the black woodlands grouse, native to the pine forests of Scotland. In the 20 plus years since the winery was established, Capercaillie has built a firm customer base in domestic and export markets and has gained a reputation as a quality producer with many award winning wines. To enhance the already extensive range of individual Hunter Valley wines, Capercaillie has chosen select parcels of grapes from other proven regions of Australia, creating exciting multi-area blends which highlight climatic and varietal differences. Make Capercaillie Wines a must stop visit on your next Hunter Valley trip. Their friendly, knowledgeable staff will show you through their premium wines. Ask about 'The Clan Club' to ensure you're part of Alasdair's dream....

Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry, Cafe and Masterclasses

64 Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW 2325
A visit to Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry is a true food lover's delight! At Lovedale Smokehouse they produce a large range of charcuterie items including smoked trout, salmon, mussels, octopus, eel, trout pate, salmon pate, smoked sausages including chorizo, smoked chicken, duck, turkey, bacon, duck pate, terrines, smoked cheeses, olives and garlic. In addition to their smoked produce range they also have cured meats including prosciutto, air dried beef and a large variety of salami, cheeses, chutneys, jams, dipping sauces, olives, preserved fruits and vegetables, dukkahs, crackers and biscuits. Also available is smoking equipment including electric smokers, smoking pans and wood chips. Open Thursday to Monday: Gourmet Pantry 10am-5pm, Cafe 10.30am-4pm. Smoking and Curing Masterclasses are held on Sundays. Bookings essential. Also on site Majors Lane Cooking School specialising in Asian cuisine. ...

Hunter Valley Getaway

4 Hakea Circuit, Rothbury NSW 2320
Perfect for entertaining and year round comfort they don't call it the 'Hunter Valley Getaway' for nothing. Feel welcomed and snug in the outdoor alfresco complete with outdoor fireplace, barbecue, swimming pool, spacious modern gourmet kitchen and expansive formal and informal living zones. Boasting four bedrooms, three bathrooms and accommodating up to eight guests, the Hunter Valley Getaway features versatile bedding configurations to suit all requirements. This is a perfect home for a relaxing getaway with friends or extended family. The Vintage Residences are privately owned properties available for you, your family or friends to enjoy an escape, in the heart of the vineyard district. Enjoy the comforts of home' whilst staying in this unparalleled location on a Greg Norman-designed, 18 hole Championship golf course. Each residence enjoys a unique location with golf frontage or spacious parkland views. ...

Eagles Landing

7 Mahogany Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320
This split level architecturally designed golf frontage residence is a home for all seasons with indoor and outdoor living at its best. There are large bi-fold timber doors that open up from the oversized kitchen and living room and flow through to the enormous timber entertaining area with barbecue and outdoor dining by the in-ground swimming pool. Relax with a glass of wine next to the wood fireplace in winter or enjoy a barbecue with friends and family by the swimming pool in the warmer summer months. Accommodation features include: four bedrooms - Master Suite with king bed and ensuite with private balcony overlooking the pool, separate powder room with toilet, Over sized kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, Open plan kitchen/dining room, Separate rumpus room, Reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout, Double sided timber fireplace to dining and lounge, Double garage for car accommodation, In ground swimming pool, Timber entertaining area with barbecue. ...

Teddy Bears Picnic

Hunter Valley Horse Riding, Rothbury NSW 2320
Enjoy an alcohol free family fun day at Hunter Valley Horseriding. Bring your teddy bear, rug and picnic. There will be plenty of games, prizes, pony rides and Easter eggs....