Upper Hunter Country

Delight the Senses

Indulge in some of Australia's most delectable wines grown and produced locally.  Read more...

Reconnect with nature

Upper Hunter Country is encircled by magnificent National Parks, Nature Reserves, Wilderness Areas and State Forests.  

Thoroughbred Stud Tours

A unique Upper Hunter Country experience.

Leisure Pursuits

Escape the hustle and bustle. Relax and unwind in Upper Hunter Country.

20 October

Noisy Heeler Music Festival 

Like to spend an afternoon with a bunch of friends listening to live music and sampling craft beer, local wine, cider and delicious street food? Make sure you head to the Noisy Heeler Music Festival in October. 

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10 to 11 November

Scone Literary Festival

The Scone Literary Festival is a new writers festival that seeks 'To promote books and to nurture a love of literature, learning and writing'. Authors include Phillip Adams, David Marr, Barry Jones, Kate McClymont and Tracey Spicer.

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22 to 24 February

King of the Ranges

Australia's best men and women compete in six preliminary events: Bareback Obstacle Course, Whip crack, Stock Handling, Pack Saddle, Horse Shoeing & Cross Country Jumping and then fight it out to be the next King of the Ranges.  

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29 March

Muswellbrook Gold Cup

The Upper Hunter's 'must attend' social event in Summer is incorporated into a progressive and exciting festival in Muswellbrook in late March for 2019. The always popular Fashions On The Field will also be a major feature of Muswellbrook Cup Day/

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