The Hunter Valley is a Popular Area for Weddings

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It is not surprising that the Hunter Valley in southeast Australia is a popular romantic holiday destination. It is also a popular place for weddings and wedding receptions. After all, the area, which features pristine beaches, antique shops and fine dining, is the ideal venue for getting away from it all, especially if you are seeking a romantic holiday.

Hunter Valley is a Popular Area for Weddings
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Wine Country Activities

Wine country in the Hunter Valley is about a couple of hours’ drive north of the city of Sydney. National parks also abound in the area and include Yengo, Watagan and Barrington Tops. Couples not only can get married in this blissful place, but they can also spend their honeymoon here. This is the place to go to enjoy fine wines and dining as well as to enjoy such activities hot air balloon rides, helicopter rides, fishing, sailing and swimming. Lake St. Clair, near Singleton, is the ideal location to enjoy water sports. You can also take the Pacific Coast Touring Route that spans from Sydney to Brisbane.

The ideal place for a wedding reception in Hunter Valley can be at one of a number of upmarket establishments. Accommodations are featured that are self-contained, experienced guides are available for local wine tours, and first-class catering services are laid on. A range of venues are also available for conferences and corporate events with accommodations available for as many as 50 people.

A Romantic Escape

Therefore, the Valley knows how to treat parties which are celebrating nuptials as well as business activities and events. The area is a romantic escape as cosy cabins and cottages are available for couples as well as big country estates for wedding receptions and family gatherings. Whether you are seeking a romantic destination or are organizing a hens’ weekend, you can find the ideal retreat for you and your better half or for your family and friends.

Besides attending weddings, receptions, and corporate events, people enjoy exploring the world-class vineyards in this part of the world. A premier wine-making region, the Hunter Valley is located just an hour away from Newcastle airport. You can even charter a private plane and fly into Cessnock airport. Once you arrive, you will be given a tour of all the delights that can be discovered in this one-of-a-kind locale.

In addition to the fine wines, some of the attractions to enjoy whilst staying in this part of Australia are the award-winning bistros and restaurants. You will want to visit such towns as Mount View, Lovedale, Pokolbin and Branxton – all which invite guests in with their first-class eateries. If you don’t want to go out to eat, you can always have a chef visit you at your holiday home to fix you a first-class meal – yet another reason it is so romantic to get away here.

Contact the vineyard where you plan to stay for assistance with respect to local recreations. They can tell you all about the local attractions and activities. Whether you plan to go on your honeymoon or spend time with friends and family, this is the place you want to be when planning a special holiday.

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