The Singleton Wine District is one of seven that make up the Lower Hunter Valley Wine Region. A great place to combine a relaxing getaway with a Wine tour.
With the town of Singleton situated 200 km North of Sydney, it is perfectly positioned for a weekend getaway, for couples, friends or business bonding sessions.
Singleton boasts beautiful gardens, historical and cultural sites, vineyards and modern wineries
Situated on the Hunter River, Singleton has a variety of historic buildings including fine old mansions including the 1892 Sisters of Mercy Convent (which houses the Sacred Spaces Museum) and the Singleton Historical Society Museum based in Burdekin Park Singleton, which dates back to 1840.
Amazing Things to Do, Places to See.
SINGLETON HERITAGE WALK
The Heritage Walk lets you explore a collection of proud historic buildings that stand to tell the tale of the rich heritage the Singleton region has to offer with a gentle stroll along George Street will take you past the State Heritage Listed Ewbank and the Post Office.
Royal Australian Infantry Corps Museum
Nearby is the Royal Australian Infantry Corps Museum which is housed in a purpose opened in 2012.
Popular with tourists the area has a delightful mis of National Parks and Nature Reserves offering 4WD adventures and bushwalking and delicious food and wine available.
Combine these with friendly country hospitality and it’s easy to see why tourists return to the region.
Lake St Clair
Located a pleasant 30-minute drive north of Singleton, Lake St Clair provides an attractive setting for water based activities, day tripping and back to basics camping facilities.
The Singleton sundial is the largest sundial in the Southern Hemisphere and is one of the largest sundials in the world, and weighs a staggering 30 tonnes! Built from original convict hewn stone, sourced locally from Singleton from the early street construction, the sundial has been reinforced with 2.5km of steel to support the structure and to prevent any corrosion damage in the future. The gnomon points to the South and is parallel to the earth’s axis of rotation.
Accommodation in Singleton caters to all tastes, ranging from services apartments, motor inns and Hotels in historical buildings, to B&Bs, Farmstays and self contained homes.
For bookings refer to Visit NSW
Singleton offers a variety of dining options from all day breakfasts and lunches to dinner choices.
Here are Trip Advisor’s Top 5
Worn Out Wares
An Eclectic Adventure: Incorporating both old and new homewares, a cafe and florist Worn Out Wares is a favourite destination, meeting place and tourist attraction.
A coffee shop renowned for its coffee and tea and
The gastro pub offers Modern Australian dishes ranging from share plates of fried calamari or fried chicken to substantial mains like 12-hour slow roasted pork shoulder. Aussie craft beer is on tap and there’s a cool cocktail menu.
Creating a variety of flavours, Mama’s Kitchen uses seasonal foods to create dishes inspired by traditional home cooking and original recipes. They are open for Breakfast through to Dinned most days.
Vineyards and Wine Tasting
Around Singleton are vineyards and cellar doors located in Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region. Your Singleton accommodation base provides a great jump off point for multiple wine Cellar doors in the Hunter Valley. Close by is the Belford and Branxton – Greta area, and a short drive brings you to the 150+plus vineyards and cellar doors that make up the Hunter Valley Wine region.
Combine these great experiences with the Hunter Valley wine region with a tour
A great way to enjoy the views and of course the sensational tastes of what the region offers is to book a wine tour with:
With pick-ups and drop-offs from your accommodation
Whether it’s for a corporate or social event, our Hunter Valley wine tasting tours are the perfect way to experience what the famous wine region has to offer.
Our tours are designed with our guest in mind, keeping it simple so that all you need to do is enjoy the day.
Since 2001, we’ve specialized in guiding small group wine tours through the Hunter Valley. We’re family owned and operated and are passionate about showcasing the beautiful Hunter Valley region and its wines, providing our guest with the ultimate wine tasting experience.