Ironstone Estate | Christmas Holidays

The Hunter Valley is a popular destination for Christmas holidays in Australia, known for its scenic vineyards, gourmet food, and range of outdoor activities. Ironstone Estate in Lovedale is an excellent accommodation option for families on school holidays, offering spacious and comfortable lodgings and a range of family-friendly amenities.

Here are some things to do in Hunter Valley during the Christmas holidays:


Hunter Valley Gardens is a popular tourist attraction in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. It is a beautiful garden oasis with over 60 acres of stunning gardens, including themed areas such as the Rose Garden, Italian Grotto, and Storybook Garden. There are also several events and activities that take place at Hunter Valley Gardens during December and January.

Here are some events that may be happening during that time:

  1. Christmas Lights Spectacular: This is one of the biggest events of the year at Hunter Valley Gardens. The gardens are transformed into a magical wonderland of sparkling lights and festive displays. There are also Santa's Workshop, amusement rides, food stalls, and live entertainment.
  2. New Year's Eve Celebration: Hunter Valley Gardens hosts a family-friendly New Year's Eve event with live music, food trucks, and a fireworks display.
  3. Christmas Workshops: During December, Hunter Valley Gardens may offer Christmas-themed workshops such as wreath making, gingerbread house decorating, and ornament making.
  4. Live Music: Throughout the summer months, Hunter Valley Gardens hosts live music events featuring local musicians and bands. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful gardens while listening to live music.
  5. Garden Tours: There are guided garden tours available at Hunter Valley Gardens. A knowledgeable guide will take visitors on a tour of the gardens, providing insight into the different plant species and garden design.

Please note that the events and activities offered by Hunter Valley Gardens may vary from year to year, so it's always a good idea to check their website for up-to-date information on what's on during December and January.

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Ironstone Estate in Lovedale is a beautiful accommodation option for families with kids and pets during school holidays. The property is set on 20 acres of land and offers spacious and comfortable lodgings that are perfect for families. Here are some of the features and amenities of Ironstone Estate that make it a great option for families with kids and pets:

  1. Accommodation options: Ironstone Estate offers several different types of accommodation houses on the property. There are 3 large farm stay houses capable of leeping 12 adults with kids. This means that families of different sizes can find the perfect lodging option to suit their needs.
  2. Outdoor space: Ironstone Estate is set on 45 acres of land, with plenty of outdoor space for kids and pets to play and explore. There is a large lawn area, a swimming pool, and a BBQ area that are perfect for family gatherings.
  3. Pet-friendly: Ironstone Estate is a pet-friendly accommodation, so families can bring their furry friends along with them on their holiday. There is a large, secure outdoor area where pets can run and play, and pets are also welcome inside the accommodations, just not on the furniture.
  4. Child-friendly amenities: Ironstone Estate offers a range of child-friendly amenities, including a trampoline, a playground, and a games room with a pool table and fire pits and plenty of smart tvs. There are also high chairs and cots available for families with young children.
  5. Location: Ironstone Estate is located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, close to a range of family-friendly attractions such as Hunter Valley Gardens, Oakvale Wildlife Park, and Aqua Golf. This means that families can easily explore the area and enjoy all that the Hunter Valley has to offer.

Overall, Ironstone Estate is a great accommodation option for families with kids and pets during school holidays. With its spacious lodgings, outdoor space, and child-friendly amenities, families can enjoy a comfortable and enjoyable holiday in the beautiful Hunter Valley.

To enquire about booking the property at Ironstone Estate Lovedale please contact us via phone or email so we can answer any questions.


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