Hunter Valley

Pemberley Grange, Broke – Hunter Valley Accommodation For Lovers Of The Countryside

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I cannot tell a lie, the highlight of my stay at Pemberley Grange was meeting these three little guys. They’re miniature donkeys, and yes they are young but fully grown at this cute size. Sweet!

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Four Lovely Wineries in Broke Fordwich in The Upper Hunter Valley – A Beginners’ Guide

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  We all love our children, but isn’t it sometimes  refreshing to have an adults-only break? The Hunter Valley is a perfect easy getaway for Sydney mums and dads. I was a bit of a vineyard virgin before my recent trip to the Broke area of the Hunter Valley.

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Broke Fordwich Wine Country In The Upper Hunter Valley- Seven Tips For Planning A Trip

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It’s rural and rustic, simpler and slower, authentic and highly appealing to Sydneysiders and others looking for a country escape from the city. Broke Fordwich in the Upper Hunter Valley is a very special area, one of the first settled by colonists yet not at all over developed today.

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Snow Time In The Hunter Valley Gardens – Family Pass Giveaway {Ended}

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The July School holidays are coming in just three weeks. Hooray! Here’s the first of a few great giveaways for readers of this blog. This one of for family passes to all the icy fun at the Hunter Valley Gardens’ Snow Time which runs from 29th June to 14th July.

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BIG4 Valley Vineyard Tourist Park in NSW’s Hunter Valley – Our Family Review

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Who loves a wee trip to the Hunter Valley?   Me too!! Here’s where we stayed the last time, I’d call it a camp site but of course it isn’t really that at all.  There are heaps of different types of accommodation. Not a sponsored post, by the way, we paid our way and enjoyed […]

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An Irish Breakfast- at Harrigans Pub in The Hunter Valley

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We do love a buffet breakfast.  And the twins were over the moon to try an Irish breakfast when we stayed at Harrigans Irish Pub in the Hunter Valley. Me too. Mine is the plate of tomatoes, mushrooms, scrambled eggs and, yes, mince.   Very Irish.

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The Twins Review – Harrigans Irish Pub + Acomodation

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Oh happy days! I do just love getting away from home.  Love leaving and then adore getting back. As a single young slapper I zoomed all over the place, most exotic perhaps was the scuba diving off Zanzibar.  Since I had the kids, I’ve found that a trip across town can be equally challenging. These […]

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Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular Video

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Now lets get this straight, I’m not saying the video is spectacular…. I mean, it’s ok, but it’s the Christmas Lights that are spectacular. Here’s a wee peek at what we saw at Hunter Valley Gardens and the twins’ not very thoughtful review of what they enjoyed. Hope you enjoy it! We visited the Hunter Valley Gardens again to […]

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The British Lolly Shop at the Hunter Valley Gardens – Yum!

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Here’s a visual feast for anyone who grew up in the UK. In Scotland we called them ‘sweetie shops,’ and our grannies bought sweeties from them for us. My granny always had a supply of treacle toffees for all occasions.  I had missed those treacle toffees for many years! Since I’m linking to Wordless Wednesday at My […]

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