Welcome to Singleton
Welcome to our town, in the heart of the Hunter Valley. A delightful mix of heritage, country charm and modern sophistication combine to make Singleton, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, an intriguing getaway destination. Singleton is home to all the pursuits you would expect from this region and a few unexpected surprises to keep you entertained, relaxed and inspired.
How to get here
Singleton is situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley – two hours drive north from Sydney and one hour from Newcastle Airport. Singleton is easily accessible from the Hunter Expressway, New England Highway, Putty Road and the Golden Highway, making Singleton an ideal destination.
Singleton is accessible by road, train, coach or from Newcastle Airport, plan your trip to Singleton today! While staying in Singleton there are public transport options available.
Shopping in Singleton
Within the Singleton town centre you will uncover some of the many treasures of the Singleton region. Singleton’s CBD precinct has recently undergone major redevelopment. The picturesque main street is the perfect location to explore a collection of boutique and speciality shops, as well as discover our three shopping centres that provide convenient access to major retailers and essential services. During your time in Singleton treat yourself to some indulgence with the assortment of beauty salons followed by a coffee and cake at one of Singleton’s cafes. Be sure to make a stop along George Street to find unique stores and historic buildings lining the bustling highway. Come and unearth every treasure.
Broke Fordwich is one of the oldest wine growing areas in Australia. Considered as one of the produce bowls of the Hunter – the unique blend of boutique style vineyards are elegantly intermingled with olive groves, orchards and farming land. With access to rich, fertile soil these producers are harvesting superior quality, naturally. A fabulous area to enjoy the surrounds, celebrate a special occasion or simply get away from the day to day and indulge in fruits of the land.
This 12km stretch of indulgence has been enticing wine lovers for over 30 years. Today its well – deserved reputation is built on award winning wines, outstanding accommodation, arts and crafts and inspired food and produce. If you’re looking to escape to a country hideaway and be dazzled by the reflection of the sun setting on a billabong you’ll find it on Hermitage Road. You’ll discover Hermitage Road is home to the perfect blend of rustic chic and sheer indulgence.
Things to see do
Unwind and relax as you discover and explore the many wonders on offer in Singleton. Tour a host of boutique wineries and fine dining restaurants, unearth the adventure – filled National Parks and take a step back in history when you visit one of our museums or historical villages. Visit local markets and sample fresh regional produce or enjoy the range of local events held annually in the Singleton area. Take your photo next to the Singleton Sundial, experience the beautiful Lake St Clair or discover our entertaining main street. As you explore the area you’ll discover the hidden gems, friendly locals and the indulgent temptations that Singleton has to offer.
Dining in Singleton
With the freshest of ingredients being grown at their back door – the chefs of Singleton are not lost for inspiration. There are a number of fine dining restaurants, cafes and sterling examples of hearty pub meals to be found. No matter what your budget or taste buds crave, you’ll be well looked after in and around Singleton.
Rest assured, in Singleton, you will be looked after as a special guest. The warmth and generosity of Singleton’s accommodation hosts is well renowned. From 5 start luxury accommodation, a tent by the lake or easily accessible caravan facilities, there is an experience perfect for every occasion, desire and budget.
Contact the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association’s reservation team at the Singleton Visitor Information and Enterprise Centre for more accommodation options and enquiries – Ph: (02) 4990 0900.
Come and celebrate some great events held throughout the year. Unearth a unique music event, enjoy the atmosphere at one of our outdoor cinemas or join us to celebrate in style our great town and surroundings – these are just some of the fabulous events that our local area hosts.
The Singleton Visitor Information enterprise centre
The Singleton Visitor Information and Enterprise Centre (SVIEC), located on the New England Highway at Townhead Park is open 7 days a week, 9 to 5. Whilst at the Centre, you can enjoy and purchase from a great range of locally made gifts and produce, as well as browse an extensive range of information such as maps, local brochures and event information. Our friendly staff can also assist you with your accommodation and tour bookings! There are also two conference rooms available for hire at the SVIEC. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, barbecue and picnic area, public toilets, disabled facilities, hot and cold refreshments and easy parking for cars and long vehicles.
Location: Townhead Park, New England Highway
Phone: 1800 499 888