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Top things to visit and do in the Singleton region

Thinking of taking a trip to the beautiful NSW town of Singleton? Well, look no further as we’ve compiled the perfect hit list of things to do and see whilst visiting the idyllic rural town.

Why Singleton? 

The Hunter Valley region is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in rural NSW, and nestled in the middle of the famous wine region is the quaint town of Singleton. Just a two-hour drive northwest of Sydney, this small town has much to offer. From scenic drives to vineyard sunsets, Singleton has it all. 

What to see and do in Singleton

  1. Vineyards

Of course, being situated in the Hunter Valley, a trip to Singleton wouldn’t be complete without a vineyard tour. Just a 20-minute drive from the town’s centre you can find some of the most famous vineyards in Australia such as; Audrey Wilkinson, Peterson House, Tulloch Wines, and Pepper Tree Wines. If you’re unsure of where to begin, the Hermitage Wine and Food Trail Map is the perfect solution for novice travellers who need help navigating the area. 

  1. Heritage Walks 

With an abundance of 19th-century architecture sprinkled around the town, Singleton is the perfect place for a walking tour. To help you get around, there’s a free map available on the visit Singleton website with some of the stand out spots including; The Royal hotel, Mechanics Institute, and the palatial former Post Office. 

  1. Community Events 

The Community of Singleton run ongoing events all year round which are open to the wider public. From Horse Riding to Skydiving there’s something to suit everyone’s pallet. To see what’s happening now, check out the live community calendar here. 

  1. Camping 

It wouldn’t be a trip to the country without a spot of camping, and you’re in luck because Singleton has an array of wilderness spots to choose from! Looking to partake in some watersports? Then look no further than Lake St Clair. Situated 25km north of Singleton in the foothills of the Mt Royal National Park is the picturesque Lake St Clair which is perfect for a multitude of watersports.  If you’d rather go further afield, there’s an array of National parks surrounding Singleton such as the Wollemi, Mount Royal, and Yengo national park. In particular, the Wollemi National Park impressively boosts the largest area of wilderness in the state. 

  1. Road Trips 

Did someone say Sunday drive? In the Singleton region, there’s no shortage of options to choose from, whether it’s a leisurely drive down Bridgman road around Lake St Clair or a trip on Mirrane Rd to visit the Alpaca farm. There’s a stunning drive to choose from for every day of the week.  

  1. History & Museums 

Calling all history buffs! Singleton is not short of wonderful historical attractions and museums, one of the most notable being the Australian Army Infantry Museum.  The Museums collection ranges from the colonial armies and their first deployments overseas in the eighteenth century through to today’s twenty-first-century diggers. If military history isn’t your thing, then look no further than the town Historical Museum. Situated in the old Council Chambers it’s the perfect place for daytime activity. 

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