Lovedale Hunter Valley. Accommodation, wineries, Hunter Valley restaurants  and things to do.

Discover the difference in beautiful Lovedale: a peaceful, scenic and friendly wine tourism experience in the Hunter Valley.

In Lovedale, you’ll discover an area of the Hunter Valley with boutique quality accommodation, family run cellar doors, passionate chefs and artists that each tell their own story.

Lovedale is renowned for the warmth and friendliness of the people. The cellar doors and accommodation are smaller and boutique-styled; you can meet the owners and enjoy a more personalised experience. 

Lovedale is just 2 hours from Sydney and 30 minutes from Newcastle airport. Follow the signs to Lovedale via the Hunter Expressway, take the exit at the Allandale interchange, and you will arrive in the heart of Wine Country. 

We look forward to welcoming you. Discover the difference in Lovedale!


If you are looking for a peaceful stay in the Hunter Valley, stay in Lovedale. Lovedale offers accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes: fully self-contained houses or luxury cottages; bed and breakfast accommodation; fires for winter warmth and romance; accommodation with swimming pools; and luxury hotel, motel or resort accommodation. For a weekend getaway with family and friends, or for a romantic stay for couples, Lovedale has it all. And with a variety of  great restaurants within a few minutes, and some of the Hunter Valley's best cellar doors and wineries  at your doorstep, what more could you ask for?

For those concerned about the environment, visit Lovedale's stay green accommodation listings, where each accommodation business is actively seeking to reduce their carbon footprint. 

See what last minute Hunter Valley accommodation special deals there are in Lovedale.


For a more personalised experience at a cellar door, visit Lovedale's boutique Hunter Valley wineries … meet the owner or the winemaker. If you are doing a wine tour, include Lovedale wineries and cellar doors in your itinerary. James Halliday has rated several Lovedale wineries as 5 Star, so come along and find out for yourself. And if you are lookig for the perfect self-guided Hunter Valley wine tour, why not enjoy the Tour de Lovedale and the chance to win two dozen Lovedale wines!


Tripadvisor ranks 6 of Lovedale's restaurants in its Top 20 when sorted by ranking. Lovedale Hunter Valley restaurants and cafés are up there with the best, being family-owned and using locally grown produce cooked by experienced chefs. You don't have to travel far for a fabulous Hunter Valley dining experience. Transfers to and from the restaurant can be arranged on request.


Some of the most romantic wedding reception venues in the Hunter Valley are in Lovedale. Vines, open fires, lakes, and stunning food. Make sure your Hunter Valley wedding is organized by the friendly, professional wedding specialists in Lovedale.

things to do

Indulge in a massage, spend the afternoon in a spa, wander about a gallery, float in a hot air balloon, enjoy a game of golf, take the kids or your partner on a sunset horse-ride.  If that is not enough, taste those delicious Hunter Valley chocolates and watch them actually being made.

local services

Could you call kangaroos and wildlife a service? Well known Australian animals, such as kangaroos and wallabies, are part of everyday life in Lovedale, and are sure to enhance the pleasure of your stay in this beautiful corner of the world. Harvest is over and we look forward to the wines of the 2014 Hunter Valley vintage, which promises to be one of the best ever.  Come and visit this peaceful and scenic the Lovedale wine tourism area of the Hunter Valley. Meet the locals...they love a chat!

Lovedale tourism: the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country

Why would you choose to visit the Lovedale wine destination of the Hunter Valley?

  • Lovedale is only 2 hours from Sydney. With the opening of the Hunter Expressway, motorists can take the Lovedale exit, a safer and quicker travel time. See the MAP
  • A wonderful variety of accommodation choices, restaurants, cafés and winery cellar doors
  • Lovedale is just minutes from the hustle and bustle of the Pokolbin wine region.
  • It is peaceful, scenic with lots of kangaroos and other wildlife.
  • Lovedale offers genuine hospitality, with small family businesses offering personalised service.
  • Experience the generous community spirit that exists in Lovedale.
  • Discover the difference in Lovedale!