Content: Lovedale



Home of the Long Lunch, Lovedale businesses are small and boutique-styled, you can meet the owners and enjoy personalised experiences.

Centrally located in wine country Lovedale is known for its boutique wineries, personalised service and fine dining. There is a range of activities to do in Lovedale, from wine, olive and chocolate tasting; to hot air ballooning and horse riding. There are a wide range of accommodation styles in Lovedale to suit your needs.


Centrally located right next to Pokolbin, 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.


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 Lovedale Road exit to Lovedale and you will arrive in the heart of Wine Country. We look forward to welcoming you.


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Abelia House

A grande country estate, nestled on five private acres in the heart of Lovedale's wine district, Abelia House is approximately 5 minutes drive from the Lovedale interchange of the M15 Hunter Expressway with easy access to Newcastle, Maitland, Central Coast, Sydney, Singleton, Cessnock and Pokolbin's tourist Mecca.

Guests: 8 -12 Bathrooms: 3+

745 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Adina Vineyard Accommodation

Adina Vineyard and Olive Grove is a family-owned business in Lovedale Hunter Valley. On-site is our self contained accommodation, Emerson's Restaurant, Reflection's Day Spa and available at our cellar door are our wines, olive and skin care products.

492 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Air Vistas

Air Vistas trading as Wine Country Ballooning prides itself of being local and providing the best value flights in the Hunter Valley.

332 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Beyond Ballooning

Beyond Ballooning is the Hunter Valley’s premium hot air balloon flight company, catering for small or large groups with first class equipment and an experienced team. Beyond Ballooning is a family business, locally owned and operated in the Hunter Valley.

406 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Bluebush Estate edit

Bluebush is located in Lovedale , the heart of the Hunter Valley. We are ideal accommodation for up to 41 guests encompassing family reunions, wedding guests, golf weekends, small conferences and special celebrations.

Guests: 41

196 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Burncroft Guesthouse

Luxury self-contained large holiday house & home for couples & groups. Central to Lovedale & Hunter Valley Wine Region.

Guests: 2 - 12 Bathrooms: 6

207 Talga Road, Lovedale

Capercaillie Wines

Capercaillie Wines was established in the Hunter Valley by Alasdair Sutherland in late 1995 when he built a small modern winery on an excellent 20 year old vineyard. In the 20 plus years since the winery was established, Capercaillie has built a firm customer base in domestic and export markets and has gained a reputation as a quality producer with many award winning wines.

OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 4.30pm

4 Londons Road, Lovedale


Dandaloo Cottages

Dandaloo Cottage is nestled under the shade of eucalyptus gums and surrounded by neighbouring vineyards. Here you'll find your sanctuary in the heart of the Lovedale, Hunter Valley Wine Country.

Guests : 2 - 6 Bathrooms: 2

70 Green Lane, Lovedale

Domaine de Binet

Over 30 years in the making, Domaine de Binet is the realization of a young boy’s dream and is the family label of winemaker Daniel Binet.

OPENING HOURS: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm

477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale


Emma's Cottage Vineyard

Award winning wines in cellar door, self contained cottages and an art gallery.

OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door - Friday 12 midday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5 pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Englewood Ridge

Englewood Ridge, surrounded by vineyards, is a beautifully decorated home designed to take full advantage of the superb views of the Brokenback Ranges and its own 25 gently undulating and lightly wooded acres.

Guests: 2 - 8 Bathrooms: 3

65 Talga Rd, Lovedale

Gartelmann Wines

A boutique winery in the heart of beautiful Lovedale specialising in fine, handcrafted wines.

OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm, Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Hill Top Country Guest House

Located on top of the Molly Morgan Range, the 300 acre secluded property enjoys the spectacular views of the world renown vineyards, wineries, olive groves and mountain ranges to the south and to the northern boundary of Barrington Tops.

Guests: 1 - 24 Bathrooms: 9

288 Talga Road, Rothbury

Hunter Hideaway Cottages

Cedar Cottages, tastefully decorated, secluded among tall shady gum trees in natural bush land, providing peace and privacy in self contained comfort.

Guests: 1 - 26 Bathrooms: 4+

234 Tuckers Lane, North Rothbury

Hunter Homestead

Our accommodation features two fully self-contained houses, the Homestead and the Cottage, in the heart of Lovedale. Our Homestead has 5 bedrooms and our Cottage has 2 bedrooms. We're situated on the beautiful Talga Road in Lovedale. Hunter Homestead is on a 20 acre property with plenty of space and privacy.

Guests: 18

348 Talga Road, Rothbury

Hunter Valley Beer Trail

Welcome to Hunter Valley Beer Country, handcrafted and authentic. Four local breweries band together to give you a self guided beer trail for the Hunter Valley.

All open 7 days, check the individual hours at each brewery.

Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Horse Riding & Adventures

Ride the unique and beautiful Molly Morgan Range, experiencing the spectacular views of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, Lower Hunter and as far North as Barrington Tops, the northern boundary of the Upper Hunter.

Open Daily

288 Talga Road, Rothbury

Hunter Valley Way - Scenic Drive

Hunter Valley Way is one of the newest self drive tours on the eastern seaboard of NSW. Starting at the M1 at Freeman’s Water Hole in Lake Macquarie and finishing at the end of the Hunter Valley in Merriwa on the Golden Highway.

Freeman's Waterhole - Kurri Kurri - Broke -Merriwa

Leaves and Fishes

With an ethos of fresh, smart and simple Leaves & Fishes has offered a unique dining alternative in the Hunter Valley since 2004. Fresh seafood with an Asian twist alongside must-try picks for the meat eaters make it the perfect choice for lunch or dinner in the valley.

OPENING HOURS: Lunch , Wed -Sun 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Dinner, Fri & Sat 6:00pm - 8:30pm

737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Lilies Luxury Retreats

Lilies Luxury Retreats is located on our 23 acre property at Majors Lane in Lovedale NSW- a boutique wine growing area just east of Pokolbin.​

60 Majors Lane, Lovedale


Located on the grounds of St Clements Estate, Lillino's offers traditional food with a Sardinian/Mediterranean influence, complimented by award winning estate grown wines.

OPENING HOURS: Thurs - Mons 12:00pm - 3:00pm & 6:00pm - 9.30pm

136 Talga Road, Lovedale

Lovedale Cottages

Log fire & spa cottages near wineries with free tennis, WiFi, Foxtel, Dvd's, 9 hole golf course , mini-golf & indoor heated swimming pool .....all free !!

Guests : 1 - 34 Bathrooms: 11

77 Brickmans Lane, Lovedale

Lovedale Country Lodge

Lovedale Country Lodge is a a charming free-standing, 5 bedroom cottage on 27 acres, perfect for the family holiday or a weekend escape with friends in the the heart of Lovedale.

Guests: 1 - 10 Bathrooms: 2

Brickmans Lane, Lovedale

Lovedale Lodge

A charming homestead and cottages on a secluded 36 acre property, nestled in the picturesque Lovedale region, and bordered by forests and vines.

Guests: 4 - 36

197 Londons Road, Lovedale

Lovedale Smokehouse & Majors Lane Cooking School edit

A visit to Majors Lane in the Hunter Valley is a true food lover's delight. On our beautiful vineyard you will find Lovedale Smokehouse Café, Gourmet Pantry, Smoking & Curing Masterclasses and Majors Lane Cooking School.

OPENING HOURS: Gourmet Pantry, 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday - Monday, Cafe 10:30am - 4:00pm Thursday - Monday

64 Majors Lane, Lovedale

Lovedale Wedding Chapel and Reception

Lovedale Wedding Chapel & Reception offers the perfect location for your special day, providing an intimate and private setting within a parkland landscape with views to the Watagans and Brokenback ranges.

842 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Loxley Cottage

Loxley Cottage is a beautiful brand new, free-standing cottage set on a one acre fenced paddock. Perfect for the family holiday or a weekend escape with friends, located on one hundred acres of open fields and woodlands in Lovedale.

Guests: 1 - 11 Bathrooms: 2+

1108 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Marbles On Lovedale

Marbles on Lovedale offers boutique accommodation to suit families, couples and friends. Located in the heart of Lovedale on Lovedale Road it is a convenient place to stay and handy for concert shuttle buses.

Guests: 2 - 8

332 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Rothbury Escape

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or want to getaway as a group, Rothbury Escape is the perfect place to stay in the Hunter Valley. Set on 20 peaceful acres in the heart of romantic Lovedale, less than 2 hours drive north of Sydney, we have 8 private rooms and a large guest area, where you can all unwind and relax together.

Guests: 16

310 Talga Road, Lovedale

Sabor Tea Room

Welcome to Sabor Tea Room, the Hunter Valley’s premier Tea House where we will endeavour to give you the ultimate High Tea experience.

OPENING HOURS: Saturday 10:30am - 1pm & 2:30pm - 5pm, Sunday 10:30am - 1pm & 2:30pm - 5pm

319 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Saltire Estate

Saltire Estate was born in 2006 when we acquired land that was originally part of the much larger George Hunter Estate established by the Sydney restaurateur, Oliver Shaul in the 1970's. Our Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Merlot vines are all that remain of the 500 acre estate.

OPENING HOURS : Saturday & Sunday 10;00am - 4:00pm

113 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Sandalyn Wilderness Estate

Family owned and operated and nestled in a garden setting surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, Sandalyn Wilderness Estate has extensive views to the Watagan, Molly Morgan and Brokenback ranges.

OPENING HOURS: Daily 09:00am - 5:00pm

162 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Slattery Helicopters

Slattery Helicopters is the Hunter Valley's leading experienced helicopter company.

Cessnock Airport, Wine Country Drive, Cessnock


Sovereign Hill Country Lodge offers a home away from home in the Hunter Valley. Set on a ridge overlooking the picturesque Brokenback Ranges, your Lovedale accommodation boasts superb views of Hunter Valley Wine Country. Great for couples or group bookings.

370 Talga Road, Lovedale

Stomp! Wine

We are a small, family wine making business in the Hunter Valley. Our Lovedale cellar door is a welcoming space for you to visit us - the winemakers. We share our passion for our craft, explaining as much or as little as you desire, whilst enticing you to purchase our handcrafted wines, as we lead you through a personalised tasting.

OPENING HOURS: Thursday - Monday 10:00AM - 5:00PM

504 Wilderness Road, Lovedale


Talga Estate

Luxury 2-bedroom villas set on 25 acres of vineyard and pomegranate orchards.

Guests: 2 - 12 Bathrooms: 6

307 Talga Road,Rothbury, NSW

The Boathouses At Leaves And Fishes

The Boathouses at Leaves & Fishes continue their approach of fresh, smart and simple, offering boutique, private accommodation, perfect for a couples retreat to the Hunter Valley.

Guests: 2-8

737 Lovedale Road,Lovedale

The Deck Cafe Lovedale

The Deck Cafe Lovedale located at Gartelmann Wines is a stylish restaurant-style cafe open 7 days for breakfast and lunch. The cafe is set amongst young forest bushland, overlooking a picturesque dam providing a calm, relaxing atmosphere.

OPENING HOURS: Monday - Friday 08:30am - 3:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 08:00am - 3:30pm

701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Thirsty Palette Wines

We are a family owned boutique vineyard where you will feel you have truly left the city behind. We are located on the high point of Wilderness Road in Lovedale with spectacular views over the Brokenback range. Our cellar door is warm friendly and eclectic.

OPENING HOURS: Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

247 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

Tourist Drive 33

Planning a visit to Hunter Valley Wine Country and hoping to take the road less travelled? Why not enjoy a scenic drive on Tourist Drive 33, along the Great North Road or Convict Trail, and through the beautiful NSW countryside. Tourist Drive 33 is the scenic gateway to the spectacular Hunter Valley stretching from the Peats Ridge exit on the M1 near Sydney, to Branxton in the heart of wine cou...

Calga - Wollombi - Cessnock - Pokolbin - Branxton

Vineyard Hill Resort

Our affordable accommodation is self contained and is suitable for groups or couples. Centrally located in the Hunter Valley, we are just 5 minutes from quality cafés, restaurants and cellar doors in Pokolbin and Lovedale.

Lodge Road, Lovedale Road, Lovedale

Wandin Valley Estate

Picturesque Wandin Valley Estate is situated in Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley on the slopes of the Molly Morgan Mountains with views Pokolbin towards the Brokenback range.

OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door : Daily 10:00am - 4:00pm Restaurant: Breakfast & Lunch Wednesday - Sunday 8:00am- 3:00pm

12 Wilderness Road, Rothbury


Werakata National Park

Escape to natural scenery, enjoy a picnic, bush walk or challenge your skills on a mountain bike.

Lomas Lane, Nulkaba

Allandale Winery

132 Lovedale Road, Lovedale. PH: 02 4990 4526.


Crowne Plaza, Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4991 0977.

Hunter Valley Reflections Day Spa

Adina Vineyard, 492 Lovedale Road, Lovedale. PH: 02 4930 9006.


820 Lovedale Road, Lovedale. PH: 02 4930 7239.

Lucy's Run Wines Pty Limited

1274 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale. PH: 02 4938 3594.

Ogishi Craft Centre

540 Wilderness Road, Rothbury. PH: 02 4998 7979.

St Clements Estate

136 Talga Road, Rothbury. PH: 02 4930 7799.

Wilderness Grove Estate

77 Wilderness Road, Lovedale. PH: 0407 977 210.