Scone is located two hours north of Newcastle on the New England Highway, and is know as the Horse Capital of Australia, surrounded by magnificent world-renowned thoroughbred horse studs.
Scone is also home of the Australian Stock Horse Museum and White Park, a multi-disciplinary undercover equine arena that spans 80 x 40 metres and can seat up to 2,864 spectators.
Scone is surrounded by lush bushland, as well as nearby state and national parks and is know as the gateway to the Barrington Tops.
The Scone Horse Festival is held in May each year and begins with a street parade followed by two weeks of fetes, thoroughbred sales, art shows, rodeos, country fairs, family fun days, campdrafts, and concludes with the Scone Cup Race carnival.
RV Friendly Town
Scone received its ‘RV Friendly’ status in February 2017. For those people visiting the area, casual parking can be found on the corner of Liverpool and Kelly Streets. Short term parking, however, is located at Scone Sports Club, for up to 24 hours. This is only available for self-contained vehicles and pets on leads are welcome. Both potable water and the dump point are located nearby on the corner of Kingdom and Aberdeen Streets.