Discover this beautiful area of the world famous Hunter Valley Wine Region. Centrally located, 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.
Lovedale is renowned for the warmth and friendliness of the people and is home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch. 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 exit at the Allandale interchange, and you will arrive in the heart of Wine Country.
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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 Hunter Valley 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?
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For a more personalised experience at a cellar door, visit Lovedale's boutique Hunter Valley wineries … meet the owner or the winemaker. Come for the Lovedale Long Lunch! 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.
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, indulge in one of the delicious desserts at the famous Sabor In the Hunter Dessert Bar!
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. We all look forward to the wines of the 2015 Hunter Valley vintage, which again promises to be one of the best. Come and visit this peaceful and scenic the Lovedale wine tourism area of the Hunter Valley. Meet the locals...they love a chat!