Lovedale

The gourmet lover’s corner of the Hunter Valley. The winding country roads of Lovedale are lined with cellar doors, eateries and a wide ranging collection of places to stay. There is horse riding, hot air ballooning and so much to explore. Wine, dine, stay and play in Lovedale.

Home of the Long Lunch, Lovedale businesses are small and boutique-styled, you can meet the owners and enjoy personalised experiences.

Centrally located in wine country Lovedale is known for its boutique wineries, personalised service and fine dining. There is a range of activities to do in Lovedale, from wine, olive and chocolate tasting; to hot air ballooning and horse riding. There are a wide range of accommodation styles in Lovedale to suit your needs.

Centrally located right next to Pokolbin, Lovedale Hunter Valley offers boutique accommodation, high quality cellar doors, a fabulous selection of Hunter Valley activities from hot air ballooning to horse riding, and passionate chefs and artists that each tell their own story.

In Lovedale, you will find that the cellar doors and accommodation are smaller and boutique-styled; so you can meet the owners and enjoy a more personalised experience.

Lovedale Hunter Valley is just 2 hours from Sydney and 30 minutes from Newcastle airport. Follow the signs to Lovedale via the Hunter Expressway, take the Lovedale Road exit to Lovedale and you will arrive in the heart of Wine Country. We look forward to welcoming you.

Things To Do

  • Lovedale Long Lunch– annual progressive style lunch for food and wine lovers
  • Boutique Wineries – high quality cellar doors await, met the owner or the winemaker
  • Activities Abound – horse riding, hot air ballooning, spas, art classes and golf
  • Foodies Paradise– passionate chefs ensure restaurants and cafés are up there with the best

Lovedale Visitor Information Centre


www.lovedalehuntervalley.com.au/ 

Things to see and do in Loveale and Surrounds

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Binnorie Dairy

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Situated in Lovedale, with an eatery on-site, right in the middle of the fabulous Lower Hunter Valley vineyard district, Binnorie Dairy produces a range of cheeses with distinctive characters unavailable outside the region.

Location: 25 Lodge Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://binnorie.com.auPhone: 02 4998 6660
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Hunter Valley Horse Riding & Adventures

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Ride the unique and beautiful Molly Morgan Range, experiencing the spectacular views of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, Lower Hunter and as far North as Barrington Tops, the northern boundary of the Upper Hunter.

Location: 288 Talga Road, RothburyWebsite: http://huntervalleyhorseriding.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7111
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Lilies Luxury Retreats

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Lilies Luxury Retreats is located on our 23 acre property at Majors Lane in Lovedale NSW- a boutique wine growing area just east of Pokolbin.​

Location: Lilies Luxury Retreats, Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.lilies.com.au/Phone: 0428 698 881
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Lovedale Smokehouse & Majors Lane Cooking School

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Lovedale Smokehouse is an owner operated artisan smokehouse with a gourmet pantry and café famous for their large range of charcuterie and low and slow smoked meats. Also located on site is Majors Lane Cooking School which offers fun outdoor cooking classes on their beautiful vineyard. A variety of Chef-lead classes are available such as Thai Street Food, Low and Slow Smoked Meats, Vietnamese, Sichuan, Authentic Mexican, Indonesian and more.

Location: Lovedale Smokehouse Cafe and Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry, 64 Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaPhone: 02 4930 7832
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Vineyard Hill Resort

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Our affordable accommodation is self contained and is suitable for groups or couples. Centrally located in the Hunter Valley, we are just 5 minutes from quality cafés, restaurants and cellar doors in Pokolbin and Lovedale.

Location: 37 Richardson Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.vineyardhillresort.com/Phone: 02 4990 4166
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Tatler Wines

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Tatler is a modest, family owned, boutique winery located in the heart of Lovedale in the Hunter Valley. We offer guests the ultimate package onsite with a cellar door, Spanish Tapas restaurant and accommodation facilities.

Location: 477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale 2325Website: http://www.tatlerwines.com/Phone: 02 4930 9139
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Lovedale Lodge

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A charming homestead and cottages on a secluded 36 acre property, nestled in the picturesque

Location: Lovedale Lodge, 197 Londons Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.lovedalelodge.com.au/Phone: 0411 362 327
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Burncroft Guesthouse

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Luxury self-contained large holiday house & home for couples & groups. Central to Lovedale & Hunter Valley Wine Region.

Location: Burncroft Guest House, 207 Talga Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.burncroft.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7246
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Beyond Ballooning

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Beyond Ballooning is the Hunter Valley’s premium hot air balloon flight company, catering for small or large groups with first class equipment and an experienced team. Beyond Ballooning is a family business, locally owned and operated in the Hunter Valley.

Location: Lovedale, NSWWebsite: http://www.beyondballooning.com.au/Phone: 1300 468 247
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Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

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Ideally located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just over two hours north of Sydney, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers premier resort accommodation with a scenic golf course, breathtaking vineyard views and great leisure facilities right on our doorstep.

Location: 430 Wine country dr, LovedaleWebsite: www.crowneplazahuntervalley.com.auPhone: 02 4991 0000
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Hill Top Country Guest House

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Located on top of the Molly Morgan Range, the 300 acre secluded property enjoys the spectacular views of the world renown vineyards, wineries, olive groves and mountain ranges to the south and to the northern boundary of Barrington Tops.

Location: 288 Talga Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://hilltopguesthouse.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7111
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Ihop Hunter Valley

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iHop The Hunter - Day and Night Tours! Hop- On Hop- Off Bus* Taste n Graze Tour * Night Tours* Fly 'n' Hop Packages !

Location: PokolbinWebsite: http://www.ihophuntervalley.com.au/Phone: 0455 535 035
Gartelmann Wines Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

Gartelmann Wines

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A boutique winery in the heart of beautiful Lovedale specialising in fine, handcrafted

Location: 701 Lovedale Road, LovedaleWebsite: http://www.gartelmann.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7113
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Loxley Cottage

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Loxley Cottage is a beautiful brand new, free-standing cottage set on a one acre fenced paddock. Perfect for the family holiday or a weekend escape with friends, located on one hundred acres of open fields and woodlands in Lovedale.

Location: 1108 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: https://www.weekenda.com/booking/loxley-cottage-on-lovedale-hunter-valley/61Phone: 1300 386 170
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Lovedale Cottages

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Log fire & spa cottages near wineries with complimentary tennis, WiFi, Foxtel, DVDs, 9 hole golf course, mini-golf & indoor heated swimming pool!

Location: Lovedale Cottages, 77 Brickmans Lane, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.lovedalecottages.com.au/Phone: 0409 246 661
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Callie Rose

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This beautifully presented four bedroom New England country home offers style and quality whilst exuding rural charm in the heart of the beautiful Lovedale region.

Location: 40 Londons Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: https://www.booking.com/hotel/au/callie-rose.en.html?aid=953862&no_rooms=1&group_adults=1Phone: 1300 386 170
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Emma's Cottage Vineyard

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Award winning wines in cellar door, self contained cottages and an art gallery. 438 Wilderness

Location: 438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.emmascottage.com.au/Phone: 02 4998 7734
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Domaine De Binet

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Over 30 years in the making, Domaine de Binet is the realization of a young boy’s dream and is the family label of winemaker Daniel Binet.

Location: 477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale 2320Website: http://www.domainedebinet.com.au/Phone: 02 4998 6505
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Lovedale Country Lodge

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Lovedale Country Lodge is a a charming free-standing, 5 bedroom cottage on 27 acres, perfect for the family holiday or a weekend escape with friends in the the heart of Lovedale.

Location: Lovedale Country Lodge 5br Homestead, Brickmans Lane, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: https://www.weekenda.com/booking/lovedale-country-lodge-5br-on-brickmans/62Phone: 1300 386 170
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Madigan Wine Country Cottages

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Madigan Wine Country Cottages provide six cottages for guest accommodation in the Hunter Valley.

Location: 504 Wilderness Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.madigancottages.com.au/Phone: 0490 403 387
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BlueBush Estate

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Bluebush is located in Lovedale , the heart of the Hunter Valley. We are ideal accommodation for up to 41 guests encompassing family reunions, wedding guests, golf weekends, small conferences and special celebrations.

Location: 196 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: https://www.bluebushestate.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7177
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Sovereign Hill Country Lodge and Vineyard

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Sovereign Hill Country Lodge offers a home away from home in the Hunter Valley. Set on a ridge overlooking the picturesque Brokenback Ranges, your Lovedale accommodation boasts superb views of Hunter Valley Wine Country. Great for couples or group bookings.

Location: Sovereign Hill Country Lodge, Talga Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.sovereignhillcountrylodge.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7755
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Englewood Ridge

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Englewood Ridge, surrounded by vineyards, is a beautifully decorated home designed to take full advantage of the superb views of the Brokenback Ranges and its own 25 gently undulating and lightly wooded acres.

Location: 65 Talga Rd, Lovedale 2325Website: http://www.englewoodridge.com.au/Phone: 0417 287 345
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Cottages on Lovedale

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Our cottages provide the perfect getaway for people who crave total privacy to completely relax and rejuvenate in the heart of beautiful Lovedale, Hunter Valley Wine Country. Our three luxurious cottages are set on 25 acres of lovely countryside and are full of modern day country charm.

Location: 636 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.cottagesonlovedale.net.au/Phone: 02 4930 7938
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Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception

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Lovedale Wedding Chapel & Reception offers the perfect location for your special day, providing an intimate and private setting within a parkland landscape with views to the Watagans and Brokenback ranges.

Location: Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception, Lovedale Road, Allandale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://lovedaleweddingchapel.com.au/Phone: 0447 923 888
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Stomp! Wine

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We are a small, family wine making business in the Hunter Valley. Our Lovedale cellar door is a welcoming space for you to visit us - the winemakers. We share our passion for our craft, explaining as much or as little as you desire, whilst enticing you to purchase our handcrafted wines, as we lead you through a personalised tasting.

Location: 504 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW 2325Website: https://www.stompwine.com.au/Phone: 0409 774 280
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Moravia Park

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Moravia Park is a unique one of a kind venue situated in the beating heart of Lovedale, Hunter Valley. The barn itself has recently been restored and has retained all of its old charm – from the exposed metal beams through to the weathered timber lining of the barn interior. This beauty has so much character! The barn boasts huge double sliding barn doors that open up to a split level bar and reception area. Our rustic timber bar takes centre stage backed up by an original timber shelving unit.

Location: Wilderness Rd, LovedaleWebsite: http://www.moraviapark.com.au/Phone: 0407 902 621
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Balloon Aloft

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Balloon Aloft sunrise flights depart daily, all year round and take in beautiful views of some of the state's most spectacular regions.

Location: 26 Lodge Road, Lovedale 2325Website: www.balloonaloft.comPhone: 1300 723 279

Werakata National Park

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Escape to natural scenery, enjoy a picnic, bush walk or challenge your skills on a mountain bike.

Location: Lomas Lane, Nulkaba 2325Website: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/werakata-national-park
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Hunter Homestead

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Our accommodation features two fully self-contained houses, the Homestead and the Cottage, in the heart of Lovedale. Our Homestead has 5 bedrooms and our Cottage has 2 bedrooms. We're situated on the beautiful Talga Road in Lovedale. Hunter Homestead is on a 20 acre property with plenty of space and privacy.

Location: 348 Talga Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.hunterhomestead.com.au/Phone: 0429 709 452
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Saltire Estate

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Saltire Estate was born in 2006 when we acquired land that was originally part of the much larger George Hunter Estate established by the Sydney restaurateur, Oliver Shaul in the 1970's. Our Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Merlot vines are all that remain of the 500 acre estate.

Location: 113 Wilderness rd, LovedaleWebsite: http://www.saltireestate.com.au/Phone: 02 4058 3088
The Deck Cafe Lovedale Closed nowOpens at 08:00:AM tomorrow

The Deck Cafe Lovedale

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The Deck Cafe Lovedale located at Gartelmann Wines is a stylish restaurant-style cafe open 7 days for breakfast and lunch. The cafe is set amongst young forest bushland, overlooking a picturesque dam providing a calm, relaxing atmosphere.

Location: 701 Lovedale Road, LovedaleWebsite: www.deckcafelovedale.com.auPhone: 02 4930 9007
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Wandin

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Picturesque Wandin is situated in Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley on the slopes of the Molly Morgan Mountains with views Pokolbin towards the Brokenback range.

Location: 12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.wandin.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 9888

Hunter Valley Way - Scenic Drive

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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: http://www.huntervalleyway.com.au/
Thirsty Palette Wines Closed nowOpens at 11:00:AM tomorrow

Thirsty Palette Wines

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We are a family owned boutique vineyard where you will feel you have truly left the city behind. We are located on the high point of Wilderness Road in Lovedale with spectacular views over the Brokenback range. Our cellar door is warm friendly and eclectic.

Location: Thirsty Palette Wine, Wilderness Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.thirstypalettewine.com/Phone: 0417 009 912
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Capercaillie Wines

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Capercaillie Wines was established in the Hunter Valley by Alasdair Sutherland in late 1995 when he

Location: 4 londons rd, lovedaleWebsite: http://www.capercailliewines.com.au/Phone: 02 4990 2904
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Talga Estate

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Luxury 2-bedroom villas set on 25 acres of vineyard and pomegranate orchards.

Location: 307 Talga Road, Rothbury NSW, AustraliaWebsite: http://www.talgaestate.com.au/Phone: 02 4930 7100