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

Whispering Brook Closes in 23 minutes

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
Greenway Wines Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

Greenway Wines


You will find Greenway Wines Cellar Door – just around the corner – 3.5kms south of Broke, within an

Location: Greenway Wines, 350 Wollombi Road, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 0418 164 382
Glenguin Estate Closes in 23 minutes

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

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
Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

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
Margan Winery & Restaurant Closes in 23 minutes

Margan Winery & Restaurant


Margan wines are all estate grown and estate made in the Broke Fordwich region of the Hunter Valley. The business was established in 1996 and is owned and operated by Lisa and Andrew Margan who are proud to have over 100 hectares of quality vineyards, a state of the art winery and striking cellar door and Margan restaurant as part of their onsite wine tourism operations.

Location: 1238 Milbrodale Road, Broke AustraliaWebsite: 02 6579 1317
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
Starline Alpaca Farmstay Resort Open now

Starline Alpaca Farmstay Resort


Starline Alpaca Farmstay Resort is nestled in picturesque Broke, the tranquil side of the Hunter Valley. Our comfortable self-catering 1, 2 and 3 bedroom cottages and suites are spread over our 100 acre working Alpaca farm. All 16 cottages offer rural views and are fully equipped with everything you will need for your stay.

Location: 1100 Milbrodale Road, Broke NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6579 1081
Ascella Organic Wine Closes in 23 minutes

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

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:
Running Horse Wines Closes in 1 hour 23 minutes

Running Horse Wines


Located in the picturesque hamlet of Broke, overlooking the Yellow Rock escarpment, lays a new look cellar door - Running Horse Wines. Running Horse Wines produces wine born out of the Fromberg family passion for fine horses and fine wines.

Location: 1133 Milbrodale Road, Broke 2330Website: 0410 634 418
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
Nightingale Wines Closed nowOpens at 09:00: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