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Beautiful works at Maitland Regional Art Gallery

By at September 29, 2015 | 1:49 pm | 0 Comment

Step inside the Maitland Regional Art Gallery. Pictures: MRAG Facebook page. See a beautiful example of 1900’s architecture and you haven’t even stepped inside!The Maitland Regional Art Gallery is housed in a federation-style gothic building, which was constructed for the Maitland Technical College.The gallery is home to more than 4000 paintings, drawings,

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The Newcastle Memorial Walk

By at September 15, 2015 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

The Newcastle Memorial Walk is regarded as one of the best nighttime experiences in the Hunter Valley.It’s a stunning destination and offers magnificent views out over the beach, town and ocean, probably best seen at dusk for the sunset, this magnificent outlook is a local favourite and adored by visitors as well.High above the cliff tops of central

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Segway tours in the Hunter Valley

By at August 31, 2015 | 12:41 pm | 0 Comment

Segways.  They'll never really be cool.  Let's be honest, they don't exactly fit the same category as, say, a motorbike.  They don't come with leather jackets and you don't look a badass riding one, even with the trendiest of shades. They are, however, a marvel of modern technology.In fact, they're so amazing, anyone can ride a segway.  The auto balancing

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Cycling in the Hunter Valley

By at August 17, 2015 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

One of the best ways to explore the Hunter Valley is on two wheels, wind rushing through your hair under the bright blue sky. There’s lots of things to see on a ride. You get to experience it all at your own pace.There are also some great cycle tours to take. Even if you don’t ride often you can take a tour through some gentle and beautiful areas.Ride

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Antiquing in the Hunter Valley

By at August 3, 2015 | 3:52 pm | 0 Comment

The Hunter Valley is a treasure trove of Australian antiques. Perhaps because of it’s rich heritage or perhaps because of the fantastic community that love to keep history alive. At the end of the day, the Hunter is a great place for antiquing treasure hunters, and here’s why.There’s a huge range of awesome antique shops. Buyers will delight in exploring the

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Local Breweries in the Hunter Valley

By at July 20, 2015 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

The Hunter Valley is known for it’s wines, but you can get some fantastic craft brews here too. Head to one of the many boutique Breweries and sample some of the best and unique local beers and spirits.These sizable microbreweries offer many custom brews and seasonal flavours as well as the perfect accompaniment, hearty pub fare and a fantastic atmosphere.

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The Land of the Long Lunch

By at July 6, 2015 | 9:23 am | 0 Comment

Enter the land of the long lunch, an enchanted place where an afternoon lunch of exquisite food and wine transcends time and loses itself in good company and an extraordinary setting.Linger longer, there’s no rush. Vineyards, beautiful natural spaces and restaurants with food to die for are places to savour the moments as well as the flavours.Some of

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It’s OK to be afraid… Delve into Maitland Gaol

By at May 25, 2015 | 3:23 pm | 0 Comment

When in the Hunter why not delve into the spooky past of the Maitland Gaol.  With over 150 years of history, housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals and convicts, Maitland Gaol is a treasure trove of local history and the source of many local stories.The doors are now wide open.  The prisoners are long gone, but the gaol now serves as a

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Self Drive tour the Hunter Valley

By at April 29, 2015 | 3:47 pm | 0 Comment

Take off into a world of your own and discover the Hunter Valley on one of the many self drive tours that take you on a journey of discovery and wonder.In the Hunter there are many tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore at your own pace.  The itineraries are here to help you get started with tips on where to stay, what to see, where to eat and

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