Hunter Valley Escapes offers a selection of self-contained accommodation. We are a local company and our aim is to ensure you have a unique experience providing quality service and customer satisfaction. Hunter Valley Escapes offers the complete assistance for a wonderful stay and experience in The Hunter Valley. Whether your visit is for a weekend of wine tasting, a wedding, to see live entertainment or just to come to the Valley for a well deserved rest. Jane McKaughan (Truswell) is the owner, operator and has over 20 years of Property Management Experience in NSW and QLD. Jane is a Registered Real Estate Agent in NSW. Jane was also the owner / operator of one of the Gloria Jeans Franchises which was one of the most successful stores in Australia which was operating for over 15 years.
WOLLOMBI is a small village in the Hunter Region. The name Wollombi is believed to be Aboriginal for “Meeting of the Waters”. A sleepy little village comprising of Myrtle House Cafe, Wollombi General Store, Wollombi Tavern (where the famous Dr Jurd’s Jungle Juice was born), Panino Italian Restaurant and wineries including Noyce Brothers, Stonehurst Wines, Wollombi Wines and Undercliff Wines. Find that special little gift for yourself at Twine Home Store or wander through the local art gallery and The Forge full of art, old wares and unusual items. The Village also offers buildings with historical interest such as the former courthouse now the Museum. Just 7km down the road is Great Northern Trading Post at Laguna and Mulla Villa.
The Hunter Valley – Australia’s oldest wine region.
The Hunter Valley has been voted for The Best Wine Region by Australian Traveller
The Hunter Valley offers scenic country drives and a choice of spectacular local wines, produce, restaurants and cafes, a huge selection of accommodation and activities including historical, cultural,arts and crafts. The Hunter is also Australia’s main region for the breading and rearing of the country’s best racehorses. The Upper Hunter area around Scone is one of the largest horse breeding areas in the world.
Handy Links –
Festivals and Concerts
Arts and Culture
Craig and Fiona Kuranda
Kath & Damo
Jerry and Sharon