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Luck out at Lake Liddell

By at March 24, 2017 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment

Lake Liddell Reserve is located approximately fifteen kilometres south of Muswellbrook and is just off the New England Highway.  It's a fantastic place to go boating and fishing or just for a day out.The well appointed reserve features plenty of parking and some great picnic barbecue areas along the shore and not too far from the car, also featuring wheelchair

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Let’s get back to the local markets

By at January 17, 2017 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

We’ve lost something somewhere in the shadows of the imposing shopping centres that dominate the skylines of even our smallest communities.Once the local marketplace was the centre of the universe, the place where we went not just to buy our food, but to meet our neighbours.We’ve been distracted by the apparent convenience and variety of the modern mall

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Alcohol infused gourmet desserts

By at December 12, 2016 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

If you love tasting delicious gourmet desserts, and if you also like to occaisionally partake of a drink or two, Big Kids Candy 90 minute workshops may just be your version of heaven…If you haven’t caught on yet as to what on earth the ‘Big Kid’ element of ‘Big Kid Candy’ is, allow me to clear things up for you.During the 90 minute workshops you

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Patterson Heritage Railway Museum

By at November 28, 2016 | 11:27 am | 0 Comment

Around 50 kilometres north of Newcastle in the historic town of Peterson lies the Patterson Heritage Railway Museum. This fantastic museum is operated by a team of dedicated volunteers who maintain the fleet of heritage deisel locomotives.Affectionately named ‘The Depot’ the large working shed and rail yard is where volunteer mechanics tend to the rail

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Blackbutt Reserve – a Newcastle Icon

By at November 11, 2016 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

For visitors of Newcastle, Blackbutt Reserve is known as a must do experience. There’ so much to see and do, that amazing native wildlife and flora right in the middle of the city. It’s an escape from the bustle of city life and is pretty much the quintessential spot for a classic BBQ or family picnic.When people come to Australia they like to talk about

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High Tea in the Hunter

By at October 18, 2016 | 4:04 pm | 0 Comment

Sometimes, you just can’t beat a cup of tea. The Hunter Valley is definitely a tea drinker’s delight, with many a spot for quality High Tea shenanigans. Fancy little tiered sandwich trays, fuzzy doilies and teacups you have to hold with your pinkie sticking out, the whole hog.Whether you want to smash a cupper back with your bingo group, want a taste of what

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Hunter Valley’s Own Not So Secret, Secret Garden(s)

By at September 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

The Hunter Valley gardens will not only awaken your senses but will have each of them inspired and bounding out of you into lives of their own. Your eyes will long to smell the roses and hear the sound of the birds, while your nose yearns to see the colours of these things creating such enchanting aromas. The gardens will have even the most hardened of characters

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Handmade in the Hunter Valley Markets

By at August 31, 2016 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

Handmade in the Hunter Markets is a fantastic local attraction held in the picturesque grounds and gardens of Kevin Sobels Wines multiple times a month.The markets showcase the authenticity of the handmade produce and wares that the artisans of the Hunter Valley with an incredible array of handcrafted products and art pieces on display.At the Meet-the-maker

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Things to do with the family in the Hunter Valley

By at August 15, 2016 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

There’s plenty of stuff to do for kids in the Hunter Valley that may not be apparent at first glance. For a start, there’s a wide range of great family accommodation, and many of the best restaurants around have great kids menus. But whether you’re looking to break up the day or entertain the family, there’s plenty to see and do.First of all, there are

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Whale watching season on the coast

By at June 24, 2016 | 2:58 pm | 0 Comment

Not a year goes by on the coasts of Australia without one of nature’s greatest shows taking centre stage.The whale migration in Australia begins late May and runs through till the month of November, with June to November tagged as the whale watching season in Australia.The annual whale migration north along the coast provides one of the most spectacular

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