Wollombi is an historic little village perched within a beautiful natural valley less than two hours drive north of Sydney.
Rich in heritage, the Wollombi district contains a number of historic buildings originating from the mid-nineteenth century. The Convict Trail (The Great North Road) built between 1826 and 1836, offers plenty of interesting opportunities to explore Australia’s fascinating past, both north and south of Wollombi.
Aboriginal heritage is a strong and significant feature within the valley. The name `Wollombi’ means `meeting place’ and there a number of rock carving and painting sites well worth investigating.
There are plenty of things to do when you are staying in Wollombi, particularly for nature lovers. There is an abundance of native flora and fauna, and keen bush-walkers will not be disappointed, whether you explore the Wollombi Bush Retreat or venture into the nearby Yengo National Park.
You are definitely in wine country, positioned right within the Lower Hunter Valley. There are plenty of local wineries a short distance from your accommodation or the township. The famous Wollombi Wine Trail beckons - this region has been producing wine since the 1850’s.
Wollombi offers a number of different dining opportunities from Mediterranean styled food, cafes, country style , pub fare, wine bar for lunch breakfast or dinner. You dine al-fresco, or by the fire.
There is always something going on in Wollombi, be sure to checkout the events calendar prior to your visit. There are also other attractions worthy of considering , like the Koolang Astronomical Observatory, Lavender Gate Farm or the many creative arts spaces and galleries.
The Wollombi store will help you out with last minute grocery items, firewood & local produce - 02 4998 3230