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Singleton & Surrounds

Welcome to our town, in the heart of the Hunter Valley ... A delightful mix of heritage, country charm and modern sophistication combine to make Singleton, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, an intriguing getaway destination. Singleton is home to all the pursuits you would expect from this region and a few unexpected surprises to keep you entertained, relaxed and inspired.

GETTING HERE

Singleton is easily accessible from the Hunter Expressway, New England Highway, Putty Road and the Golden Highway, making Singleton an ideal destination.  

Singleton is accessible by road, train, coach or from Newcastle Airport, plan your trip to Singleton today! While staying in Singleton there are public transport options available.

Unwind and relax as you discover and explore the many wonders on offer in Singleton. Tour a host of boutique wineries and fine dining restaurants, unearth the adventure - filled National Parks and take a step back in history when you visit one of our museums or historical villages. Visit local markets and sample fresh regional produce or enjoy the range of local events held annually in the Singleton area. Take your photo next to the Singleton Sundial, experience the beautiful Lake St Clair or discover our entertaining main street. As you explore the area you’ll discover the hidden gems, friendly locals and the indulgent temptations that Singleton has to offer.

 

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SHOPPING

Within the Singleton town centre you will uncover some of the many treasures of the Singleton region. Singleton's CBD precinct has recently undergone major redevelopment. The picturesque main street is the perfect location to explore a collection of boutique and speciality shops, as well as discover our three shopping centres that provide convenient access to major retailers and essential services. During your time in Singleton treat yourself to some indulgence with the assortment of beauty salons followed by a coffee and cake at one of Singleton's cafes. Be sure to make a stop along George Street to find unique stores and historic buildings lining the bustling highway.

 

THE SINGLETON VISITOR INFORMATION & ENTERPRISE CENTRE

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The Singleton Visitor Information and Enterprise Centre (SVIEC), located on the New England Highway at Townhead Park is open 7 days a week, 9 to 5. Whilst at the Centre, you can enjoy and purchase from a great range of locally made gifts and produce, as well as browse an extensive range of information such as maps, local brochures and event information. Our friendly staff can also assist you with your accommodation and tour bookings! There are also two conference rooms available for hire at the SVIEC. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, barbecue and picnic area, public toilets, disabled facilities, hot and cold refreshments and easy parking for cars and long vehicles.

Location: Townhead Park, New England Highway

Phone: 1800 499 888

Email: sviec@singleton.nsw.gov.au

 

Self Driving Tours in Singleton

 

Great North Road - The Convict Trail

The Great North Road is a 240 km convict built masterpiece constructed between 1826 an 1836 to provide an overland route from Sydney to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. It was — and remains — an extraordinary feat of engineering as it traverses sandstone gorges, razorback ridges and towering passes. Much of the original convict built road remains in use today although a lot of the original surf...

Great North Road


Hunter Valley Way - Scenic Drive

Hunter Valley Way is one of the newest self drive tours on the eastern seaboard of NSW. Starting at the M1 at Freeman’s Water Hole in Lake Macquarie and finishing at the end of the Hunter Valley in Merriwa on the Golden Highway.

Freeman's Waterhole - Kurri Kurri - Broke -Merriwa


Lake St Clair

Lake St Clair is nestled among the undulating hills at the foot of Mount Royal Range, approximately 30 minutes north of Singleton.

Carrowbrook Road Singleton NSW


McNamara Park Rest Area

On the banks of Wollombi Brook, with a ton of choices for a campsite to choose from. The Broke Village Store is within easy walking distance on Paynes Crossing Rd.

Main Road/Paynes Crossing Road, Broke


Sacred Spaces Singleton

The Singleton Sisters of Mercy Convent is the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Mercy in the Hunter Valley. The 1892 Convent has become known as a beautiful and unique 'living heritage site', open for guided tours, concerts, weddings, workshops, room hire and other activities, under the name of 'Sacred Spaces'.

30 Queen Street, Singleton


Australian Army Infantry

Range Road, Singleton. PH: 02 6575 0257.