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The Singleton Sisters of Mercy Convent is the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Mercy in the Hunter Valley. The 1892 Convent has become known as a beautiful and unique 'living heritage site', open for guided tours, concerts, weddings, workshops, room hire and other activities, under the name of 'Sacred Spaces'.

30 Queen Street, Singleton

The Singleton Sisters of Mercy Convent is an active convent that has opened it's doors for tours, weddings, concerts and room hire.  Buildings date from the mid-1800s and the glorious garden add a peaceful and tranquil setting for any event. The Sisters' Chapel is truly outstanding and is available for concerts and weddings.


The convent is set in spacious gardens, creating a unique atmosphere of peace. Gracious buildings date from the mid nineteenth century, and display remarkable architectural beauty. Guided tours tell the story of the Sisters and the convent, while the magnificent Sisters' Chapel is particularly suited to weddings and concerts. The gardens are also available for photos, and rooms and spaces within the building are available for hire. The spaces are also ideal for groups wanting quiet times for spiritual activities. Do not underestimate this site. It will surprise and delight you.


Upon arrival, visitors are met with both the grandeur and serenity of the 19th century buildings and history of the site.  It is impossible for visitors to not be impressed by the uniqueness and purpose of the buildings and those who lived in them.  If visitors are participating in a tour, they will be treated to an interactive and informative narrative on the lifestyle of the Sisters of Mercy as well as learning what was achieved by all those who lived in the Singleton Convent.


For brides, grooms and their families, they will be treated to a glorious location to make their wedding vows.  The Sisters' Chapel is a truly special location and one that, through it's very nature, centres attention on the bride and groom.  With such a special venue, it promises that your wedding day will be remembered for years to come.


For performers and audience members, a concert in our stunning Chapel is truly a delight.  With superb acoustics, you are assured of a moving musical experience.  


All visitors are sure to enjoy the grounds, buildings, historical story and the spirit of the Convent.