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Scone

Horse lovers take note
– Scone is officially known as the horse capital of Australia and is reputed
to be the second biggest horse-breeding town in the world.

Nestled in the Upper Hunter
Valley, Scone – is home to over 65 horse studs, an award winning Racecourse,
Lake Glenbawn, Burning Mountain and many more unique and diverse attractions.


Scone is home to three
award winning vineyards namely, Tyrell’s Lake Glenbawn, Birnam Wood
and Winbourne Wines. Tasting is available at specific times during the year
at both Birnam Wood & Winbourne Wines.

The Australian Stock Horse
Society have their head office Scone, facilitating and registering all stockhorse
in Australia, they also have a museum that is open on weekdays between 9am
– 5pm.

The Scone Horse Festival in May reflects this over 10 days of rodeos, street parades and stock sales, coming before the massive six week Hunter Horse Expo in September. Other attractions include the town’s old jails and courthouses, heritage parks, buildings and
nearby winery.


For more information contact:

Scone’s Visitor Information Centre

Cnr Susan & Kelly St (New England Highway), Scone 2337
Open 7 days
Phone: 02 6545 1526 fax 02 6545 3089
Email: bmckenzie@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.horsecapital.com.au

Activites and Experiences at Scone

  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • English
  • English

Nearest Airport: SCONE

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