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.

Lovedale Visitor Information Centre 

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