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T: 02 4998 7591
stay@thecarriages.com.au
Halls Road, Pokolbin 2320
Hunter Valley, Australia

We’re at the end of pretty Halls Road, just off Broke Road in Pokolbin.

Cessnock is the nearest main town and only a 10 km drive to us. From there, follow the road towards Branxton and about 5 kms along (after the airport), turn left onto Broke Road, then after 1 km, left again at Halls Road – head up to Reception first to check-in with us.

DRIVE FROM SYDNEY

Route 1 (For the quickest & most straightforward route): Over Sydney Harbour Bridge and follow the Pacific Highway towards Hornsby. Before Hornsby (at Wahroonga) take National Highway 1 (F3 Freeway) north towards Newcastle. After 100 kms (1 hour), exit the National Highway 1 at the Cessnock/Hunter Valley Vineyards exit sign. Follow the signs to Cessnock / Vineyards.

Route 2 (For a scenic, leisurely drive): Tourist Route T33 – Turn off National Highway 1 (F3 Freeway) at Peats Ridge. This route will take you through scenic mountains and into the Hunter Valley at the historic town of Wollombi.

BY TRAIN

To travel by train, the most convenient stations to depart from are at Maitland, Newcastle or Morisset. There are connecting buses from each of these stations to the Hunter Valley. For train timetables, click here or call 131500. For information on connecting buses, click here or call 02 4990 1699.

BY PLANE OR BY PRIVATE HELICOPTER

Feeling flush? Cessnock Airport is just 5 mins from CARRIAGES, accessible by private charter planes & helicopters. We can have someone meet you there, or you can land right onsite in Carriages garden. Or for domestic flights, Newcastle Airport is about 1 hour drive. Flights depart from Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane & Melbourne daily direct to Newcastle. For more information, click here or call 02 4928 9800.