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.

27 April

Merriwa Cup Day

Another great day in country racing is on the cards when the Merriwa Cup is run again on April 27 - one of the longest-established 'bush' race days in the country. Put on your autumn finest and catch up with friends for a great day at the races.

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2 to 12 May

Scone Horse Festival

Come along and enjoy the festivities with events such as the Horse Parade, Yarns Night, Official Calcutta, and the prestigious Scone Cup. Share our love of everything equine and join us for the 39th annual Scone Horse Festival. 

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10 to 11 May

Scone Cup Carnival

The Scone Race Club would like to deliver to you, an exciting new Scone Racing Carnival experience at the Scone Race Club. Country racing at its best with nearly $2 million in prize money on offer over 2 days. One of Australia's richist country race meets, held here in Scone.

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18 to 19 May

St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days

St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days was formed in 1996 and is a great weekend for people with an interest in breeds like Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and Draught horses.

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