"MAITLAND AND THE LOWER HUNTER VALLEY" Maitland by balhannah
Maitland Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 14 photos
Nestled in the lower Hunter just two hours north of Sydney, 40 minutes from Newcastle and 25 minutes from Wine Country.
Make sure your 1st stop is the Tourist Information Centre located in Ministers Park at the corner of High Street and Les Darcy Drive (the New England Highway. Look for the old steam train out the front and the 15 telegraph poles adjacent, each of them represting the 15 major floods which have wreaked havoc upon Maitland.
Maitland is was quite busy on the roads, so it is good to get information first so you can find the locations of the points of interest easily.
Don't forget to find out about how to reach the lovely old rural towns and countryside nearby!
Maitland is a mix of the old historic buildings from the 1800's, to the modern day. Nearby are the Wineries, the agricultural areas with roadside stalls, historic town, and nice scenery, infact, it is a good base to stay and to do daily tours, especially if you have a car.
Nearby is Morpeth, a gorgeous little town, with the main street occupied by more than 40 specialty stores and dozens of historic buildings, I could have spent a lot more time here!
In fact, I enjoyed this area immensely!
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- In a nutshell:Beautiful scenic area with historic towns.
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