Cessnock is a vibrant country town, the gateway to Hunter Valley Wine Country.

Cessnock is the region’s hub for services and shopping and boasts diverse and affordable dining and accommodation options, only 6km from the vineyards. The town centre is ‘eat street’ offering a range of cafes, bakeries and the town boasts a reputation for great coffee. Browse the art gallery, attend a show at the Performing Arts Centre or explore the artistically decorated laneways while you browse the shops.

Things To Do

  • Vincent Street – stroll one of the longest main streets in Australia and grab a brew at a historic pub
  • Cessnock Performing Arts Centre – see the latest show
  • Shopping – fashion, gift shops and cafes
  • Cessnock Regional Art Gallery – unique and boutique exhibitions

Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre

455 Wine Country Drive Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.huntervalleyvisitorcentre.com.au | vic@cessnock.nsw.gov.au | 02 4993 6700

Things to see and do in Cessnock

BBQ School Open now

BBQ School


BBQ School offers a range of BBQ Courses nationally throughout the year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Hunter Valley.

Location: c/o Potters Brewery Resort, Wine Drive, NulkabaWebsite: www.bbqschool.com.auPhone: 1300 227 745
Rally School of Australia Open now

Rally School of Australia


Get behind the wheel or just simply relish the ride as you enjoy a rally driving experience like no other in our Turbo 4WD rally cars. We have over twenty turbo gravel rally cars and every one of them is designed to make you smile. Ideal birthday, Fathers day or Christmas gift, or just shout yourself!

Location: Corner of Quarrybylong & Macfarlane Streets, Cessnock, 2325Website: http://www.rallyschool.com.au/Phone: 1800 208 000
Wine Country Motor Inn Open now

Wine Country Motor Inn


Four Star Rated, 50 room CBD Accommodation Hotel conveniently located in the centre of Cessnock City. Modern contemporary designed, excellent quality accommodation, 5-10 minutes from renowned Hunter Valley Vineyards and Hunter Valley Gardens.

Location: 5 Darwin Street, Cessnock 2325Website: www.winecountrymotorinn.com.auPhone: 02 4993 2999, 02 4993 2998

Slattery Helicopters


Slattery Helicopters is the Hunter Valley's leading experienced helicopter company.

Location: Cessnock Airport, Wine Country Drive, CessnockWebsite: http://www.slatteryhelicopters.com.au/Phone: 0408 649 696
221 Restaurant at the Royal Oak Hotel Open now

221 Restaurant at the Royal Oak Hotel


The Royal Oak Hotel in Cessnock is located at the gateway to the Hunter Valley Vineyards and is home to the multi-award winning 221 RESTAURANT & BAR - offering exceptional food at reasonable prices. We have a classic country Hotel, sympathetically updated, with an overall great atmosphere. An ideal place to stay overnight if attending a concert in the nearby vineyards, touring the Valley, or for indulging in a leisurely weekend of great food in one of the region’s best restaurants!

Location: 221 Vincent Street, Cessnock NSW 2325Phone: 02 4991 3700
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Open now

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre


The Cessnock Performing Arts Centre offers annual performance programs comprising drama, comedy, ballet and live music. We have a solid reputation for presenting high quality performances from both international and interstate touring companies. In addition to this, we have shown ourselves as a significant player in audience development and community engagement.

Location: 198 Vincent Street, Cessnock 2325Website: http://www.cessnockperformingartscentre.com.au/Phone: 02 4993 4266
Potters Hotel Brewery Resort Open now

Potters Hotel Brewery Resort


Potters Hotel Brewery Resort is set in the Wine Country offering a unique Hunter Valley experience. Having accommodation, bar with state of the art TAB and gaming facilities, large brasserie, beer garden and lounge bar as well as a Function Centre. All set on 11 acres of spacious grounds.

Location: Wine Country Drive, NulkabaWebsite: www.pottershbr.com.auPhone: 02 4991 7922, 02 4991 7933
Hotel Cessnock Open now

Hotel Cessnock


Hotel Cessnock offers a modern B&B style accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. All rooms have air conditioning and TV's . Our restaurant provides above average meals at competitive prices and is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Location: Cannot determine address at this location.Website: www.hotelcessnock.com.auPhone: 02 4990 1002
Thai Nature Massage Closes in 2 hour 14 minutes

Thai Nature Massage


A Thai and Remedial massage experience with experienced and qualified therapists.

Location: THAI NATURE MASSAGE, Cumberland Street, Cessnock NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.thainaturemassage.com.au/Phone: 02 4991 3331
Vincent Street Kitchen & Bar Open now

Vincent Street Kitchen & Bar


Step through the doors at Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar and relax in a space that is fresh, beautiful and just a little bit quirky. We offer casual dining with a sprinkle of flair and a dash of style, fantastic food made with local produce and a great place to sip a craft beer or a custom cocktail at our bar. Enjoy an all-round ah-mazing dining experience..

Location: 201 Vincent Street, Cessnock 2325Website: https://vincentstreet.com.au/Phone: (02) 4005 6766