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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.  
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Thoroughbred Stud Tours

A unique Upper Hunter Country experience. Read more...

Leisure Pursuits

Escape the hustle and bustle. Relax and unwind in Upper Hunter Country.
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19 to 20 May

St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days

A great weekend for people with an interest in breeds like Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and Draught horses. 

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8 to 11 June


Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces

Watch over 150 sheep wearing red socks in the Rosto Running of the Sheep. Children entertainment, shearing demonstrations, Team Penning and State Championship Sheep Yard Dog Trials.

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7 July

Aberdeen Highland Games

The event offers fun for all the whole family, including Highland and country dancing and music, Pipe Band displays, Strong man events with the Tartan Warriors.

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14 to 16 September

Merriwa Springtime Show

Ring events plus numerous sideshows, wandering street entertainers, competitions, food stalls, nightly entertainment and fine displays and exhibits.

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