Broke Fordwich

Nestled in the foothills of the Broken Back Range. Enjoy boutique premium wines, fresh olive oils and innovative farm gate products, wonderful restaurants and cafes, luxury accommodation and a tranquil rural experience.

Welcome to Broke Fordwich, a tranquil rural experience with authentic quality wines, scenic accommodation and the ideal getaway.

Nestled in the foothills of the Broken Back Range is the intimate community of Broke Fordwich. There are high quality boutique wineries and olive growers and a range of quality accommodation, restaurants and cellar doors in this corner of the Hunter Valley.

The scenic Broke Fordwich stretch of the Wollombi Brook has quietly developed into a quality wine tourism region where visitors can enjoy premium wines, fresh olive oils and innovative farm gate products, wonderful restaurants and cafesluxury Hunter Valley accommodation, local wine tours, and most importantly, a tranquil rural experience which is far removed from the hustle and bustle.

Situated in a wide section of the valley, the surrounding hills frame some of the best scenery in the area with the striking Brokenback Mountain Range and iconic Yellow Rock providing an impressive backdrop.  The natural beauty of the region coupled with the great food, relaxed accommodation, skill and dedication of the locals has seen many couples choose Broke as the ideal place for their Hunter Valley wedding.

There’s also FREE CAMPING at McNamara Park right in the centre of the village. A large grassy campground with shady spots adjacent to the Wollombi River, surrounded by bush, and has basic facilities including picnic tables, rubbish bins and toilets. For more information phone Singleton Visitor Information Centre on 02 6571 5888.

Things To Do

  • Boutique Wines–enjoy boutique premium wines
  • Local Produce – fresh olive oils and innovative farm gate
  • A Little Bit of Italy in Broke– annual Italian Wine & Food Festival
  • Get Friendly With The Alpacas – feed the alpacas and watch them frolic in the afternoon sun

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Things to see and do in Broke Fordwich

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.

Location: Main Road/Paynes Crossing Road, Broke 2330
Whispering Brook Closed now

Whispering Brook


A visit to Whispering Brook provides an experience that goes beyond wine. The estate is renowned for its welcoming ambience, relaxed Australian architecture, intimate cellar door with artisan wine and olives, boutique winery and natural beauty. The panoramic mountain views, estate vineyards and olive groves, casual dining and large guesthouse provide for a memorable experience.

Location: Whispering Brook Winery & Country House, Broke, Hunter Valley, Rodd Street, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6579 1386
Ascella Organic Wine Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

Ascella Organic Wine


Ascella Organic Wine is the largest certified organic vineyard in the Hunter Valley. Ascella has a full line of award winning wines and offers unique accommodation in a pristine environment surrounded by National Parks.

Location: 203 Thompsons Road, Milbrodale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6574 5275
Glenguin Estate Closed now

Glenguin Estate


Glenguin Estate, home of Aristea Shiraz and makers of award-winning semillon and shiraz. Home to one of the most unique cellar doors in the Hunter Valley.

Location: 997 Milbrodale Road, Broke 2330Website: 02 6579 1009
Barefoot at Broke Open now

Barefoot at Broke


Barefoot at Broke offers you a perfect Hunter Valley getaway in a unique blend of modern and country home with 3 bedrooms (on 2 separate wings), huge open plan living, dining and gourmet kitchen and furnished with all the luxuries and modern touches to spoil you and your furry friend.

Location: 596 Milbrodale Road, Broke 2330Website: 0413 730 969
Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Closed now

Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard


Certified Biodynamic Organic family owned vineyard set amongst beautiful Provencal gardens, urns and

Location: 712 Wollombi Road, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 9986 2154 | 02 6579 1322
Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn Open now

Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn


With amazing views of the valley as the backdrop for your ceremony, and accommodation for 24 people, Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn is the perfect location for a destination wedding in the Hunter Valley.

Location: 66 Adams Peak Road, Broke 2330Website: 0402 277 206

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.

Location: Freemans Waterhole NSW, AustraliaWebsite:
Greenway Wines Closed now

Greenway Wines


You will find Greenway Wines Cellar Door – just around the corner –

Location: Greenway Wines, 350 Wollombi Road, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 0418 164 382
Nightingale Wines Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

Nightingale Wines


Located in the beautiful hamlet of Broke, Nightingale Wines offers a fantastic cellar door experience, luxury spa villa accommodation and restaurant.

Location: Hunter Valley Luxury Accommodation at Nightingale Wines, 1239 Milbrodale Road, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6579 1499