King of the Ranges Stockmans Challenge. Click play to watch the video.
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Upper Hunter Food & Wine Affair. Click play to watch the video.


Indulge in some of Australia's most delectable wines grown and produced locally. Learn More


Explore the rich variety of delights that Upper Hunter Country has to offer on a self drive tour. Learn More


Escape the hustle and bustle. Relax and unwind in Upper Hunter Country.  Learn More
Welcome to Upper Hunter Country

Get Lost BrochureGet lost in Upper Hunter Country and find yourself amongst wilderness areas, distinctive wineries, world class horse studs, historical homesteads, vibrant wildlife and good old fashioned country hospitality. Lying just north-west of Newcastle and south of Tamworth, Upper Hunter Country is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether it is hiking or mountain biking, camping or fishing, touring or relaxing with a picnic, the only problem you'll find is squeezing it all into your visit.

Click on the image to the right to download the latest
"Get Lost in Upper Hunter Country" brochure.

Click here to download the Upper Hunter Country Destination Management Plan (pdf)

Upper Hunter Horse Festival

Scone and Upper Hunter Horse FestivalAnnually in May
The Festival has evolved from a simple street parade into a 17-day program of events for everyone...


Aberdeen Highland Games

Aberdeen Highland GamesAnnually in July
The Games are a gathering of bands, clans, dancers, heavy events competitors, state, interstate and local tug-of-war teams...


St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days

St Heliers Heavy Horse Field DaysAnnually in August
The horses compete in show ring classes, ploughing, log snigging, pumpkin snatch, slide and vehicle obstacle courses...


Festival of the Fleeces

Merriwa Festival of the FleecesAnnually in June
Come to Merriwa and see the sheep dressed in Red Socks running the main street, watch the blade shearer as he shows his skills ..



Upcoming Events

Sat Apr 19
24th Muswellbrook Photographic Award
Sun Apr 20
24th Muswellbrook Photographic Award
Mon Apr 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
RACING - Muswellbrook
Mon Apr 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
RACING - Singleton Cup
Tue Apr 22
ANZAC - 100 years on Art Exhibition


Hot Deals

Strathearn Park Lodge

Stay 2 nights and receive free dinner on second night!

Direct bookings only and mention this deal when booking.  Value $70.

Segenhoe Inn Luxury Boutique Hotel & B&B

Stay for 3, pay for 2!

Experience gracious silver service in this multi award winning inn, where history, luxury and fine dining combine.

Pukara Estate

10% off!

Try our complete range of Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Vinegars, Olives and other gourmet products.
Sip on coffee, nibble on a tasting platter and slice while overlooking our picturesque grove.