Welcome to Lovedale
the Heart of the Hunter Valley

Discover Lovedale, the beautiful heart of the world famous Hunter Valley Wine Region. Centrally located right next to Pokolbin, Lovedale Hunter Valley offers a diverse range of accommodation, high quality yet boutique cellar doors, world-class restaurants and a fabulous selection of activities from golf and hot air ballooning to horse riding that allow you to experience the Hunter Valley in whichever way suits you.

Lovedale is renowned for the warmth and friendliness of the people and is home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch.

Where to Stay

The Boathouses at Leaves and Fishes

Set on a gorgeous lake, overlooking luscious lily pads in the beautiful Hunter Valley, The Boathouses at Leaves and Fishes is a haven for those who enjoy tranquillity and privacy. The perfect Hunter Valley accommodation for a private couples retreat,…

Lilies Luxury Retreats

Lilies is a stunningly elegant, exclusive & spacious fully self-contained luxury retreats perfect for one or two couples on 25 park-like acres with views to the Brokeback Ranges. The stunning, modern, very stylish and sophisticated luxury retreats offer private, exclusive…

Villa Janji

Villa Janji is a romantic, Balinese themed retreat set in tropical gardens on a hillside in beautiful Lovedale commanding views across the Hunter Valley to the Brokenback Ranges. The prefect place to take that special person for any occasion in…

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In Lovedale, you will find that the cellar doors and accommodation are smaller and boutique-styled, each with their own character. Smaller in nature, but still high in standards the local Lovedale business enable you to meet their owners and enjoy a more personalised experience.

Wanting to find you way? Lovedale, Hunter Valley is just 2 hours from Sydney and 45 minutes from Newcastle airport. Follow the signs to Lovedale via the Hunter Expressway, take the Lovedale Road exit straight onto the centre of Lovedale and the heart of Wine Country. We look forward to welcoming you!

Lovedale Hunter Valley

Wineries to Visit

Allandale Winery

The Allandale team has produced hundreds of award winning wines. Allandale makes all of its wines on-site using state-of-the-art winemaking equipment. Allandale winemaker, Bill Sneddon, began his career in winemaking in 1983 at Allandale and became the Chief Winemaker in…

Thirsty Palette

Thirsty Palette vineyard and cellar door was established approximately 40 years ago. Initally the vineyard was known as Frasers the vineyard, and was then renamed Warraroong. It became know for some excellent award winning wines under winemakers whose reputations now…

Tatler Wines

Owned and operated by the Isakidis family for over a decade, Tatler is a boutique winery located in the heart of Lovedale. With the Brokenback Ranges as a backdrop, Tatler makes a picturesque location for both private and corporate events…

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. Alasdair was a Scot, his heritage is reflected in the very name…

De Bortoli Hunter Valley

The De Bortoli winery in Lovedale is at the gateway to the Hunter on Wine Country Drive directly opposite Broke Road, Lovedale. The 34-hectare property includes an on site winery and barrel where the 100% estate grown fruit is processed….

Adina Vineyard

Adina Vineyard accommodation is equipped with all the comforts of home and is affordable; it is family-friendly and suitable for couples or groups. Facilities include wifi, gas-log fires for winter warmth, reverse cycled air conditioning, a pool, laundry, and a…

Stomp! Wines

Stomp! Wines is a family owned and operated boutique wine company. At Stomp! Wines, they stomp to the sound of a different drum. Their two stunning contemporary brands, stomp! and Pssst ‘n’ Broke, say it all – relaxed, casual, maybe…

St Clement’s Estate

St Clements of Red Hill is a relatively new vineyard located in one of the worlds best wine producing areas, the Hunter Valley. The first wine from the estate to be bottled was a Semillion which was bottled in May…

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What's On

The Top Hunter Valley Wineries to Buy Wine Online

Looking to stock up that wine rack without venturing to the valley? Enjoy specials from the best Hunter Valley wineries delivered direct to your door. Midnight’s Promise Enjoy a taste of Midnight’s Promise at home with their “Survival 6-Pack” which…

The Top Ways to Spend Easter in The Hunter Valley

Heading to the Hunter Valley this Easter? Here are the top things to see and do over the longest of long weekends. Enjoy Some Seafood Fish is a must on Good Friday and we’re lucky to have some amazing seafood…

Breakfast in the Hunter Valley, The Best Spots to Try

Planning a visit to the Hunter Valley, or woken to our stunning views and in need of a breakfast bite? Here are the best breakfast spots to try. Emersons Cafe Situated at Adina Vineyard, head chef Emerson Rodriguez creates delicious…

Places to Eat

Emerson’s

Emerson’s Restaurant offers intimate contemporary modern Australian cuisine. There is also the option of the very popular eight course degustation menu Thursday to Sunday nights and relaxed breakfasts on Saturdays and Sundays. This Lovedale restaurant is committed to producing elegant dishes…

Redsalt

Redsalt is Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s signature restaurant. With a newly refreshed menu, Redsalt is famous for its premium grills served with the region’s freshest produce and an extensive list of wines sourced both locally and internationally. Our open kitchen…

Leaves and Fishes

Offering a fresh approach to casual dining we’re all for spontaneous lunches whilst enjoying our relaxed environment. On the go? Pre-order and enjoy your picks on the road to your next adventure. Leaves & Fishes in Lovedale, Hunter Valley offers…

Lovedale Smokehouse Café

Lovedale Smokehouse is an owner-operated, small batch, artisan smokehouse specialising in both charcuterie and Low ‘n Slow barbecue. Lovedale Smokehouse is located on a picturesque 100 acre vineyard and boast friendly, country hospitality, generous portions, great prices and a casual…

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