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Big Yango Loop Trail

By at June 27, 2017 | 4:42 pm | 0 Comment

The Big Yango loop trail is a great way to get away for the weekend and explore the rugged landscape of NSW.It can be undertaken on 4WD or on a mountain bike. Experience the pure remoteness of Yengo and challenge yourself on this 22km trail. it's an excellent way to experience the remoteness of Yengo for yourself.The varied track includes a little bit of

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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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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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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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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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No need to wine, we have beer too

By at June 13, 2016 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

Wine regions can be tough for the dedicated beer drinker. Believe it or not, there are some people – rare though they are – who can think of nothing worse than spending a week sampling wine. To those who just can't come to terms with the drink it can often be like licking grape juice of a AA battery – especially the white stuff. So if you're one of the brave

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Cooking classes in a global culinary hotspot

By at May 13, 2016 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

Why not sharpen your cooking skills in one of the premier food and wine regions in the world. There are a range of fantastic cooking classes available in the Hunter Valley. Spectacular locations, brilliant fresh local produce, a mix of cuisines and some of the best cooks and chefs in the world come together to make this a fantastic experience. Get new skills, hone

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