The charming country town of Scone is nestled in the Upper Hunter Valley and is known as the horse capital of Australia. Scone is home to more than 70 horse studs, an award-winning racecourse and local vineyards. Enjoy wine tastings at Tyrell’s, Birnam Wood and Winbourne Wines.
Enjoy the Scone Horse Festival in May with more than 10 days of rodeos, street parades and stock sales. Admire the town’s historic streets and buildings including the old jail, courthouse and parks. Or explore the nearby national parks including the World Heritage listed Barrington Tops or the largest Upper Hunter waterway of Lake Glenbawn.