The historic town of Morpeth is a boutique shopping and dining precinct on the Hunter River. A visit to Morpeth is a journey through narrow laneways, sandstone gutters and footpaths into heritage buildings where you’ll discover unique shopping, artisan treasures and delightful treats. Its fascinating history, beautiful position on the Hunter River and a diverse range of boutiques, cafés, galleries and scenery make Morpeth a popular escape.

Be tempted by chic fashion, eclectic homewares and one of a kind jewellery calling from the windows of stores dotted along the stone paved streets. With exquisite clothing, charming collectables and affordable accessories you’re guaranteed an exciting shopping experience.

Relax over a long lunch by the riverside or enjoy the buzz of the village as friendly staff tend to your every need, whatever the dining experience, Morpeth has something to satisfy. You can enjoy a glass of locally produced wine or a freshly brewed coffee, or bring the kids along to enjoy a shake and sweet treat at one of the cafes in the picturesque main street.

Take a stroll along the Morpeth heritage walk, where you’ll discover the vibrant history of Morpeth from a colonial river to today. Meet the colourful locals in one of the many galleries or tempting retail offerings. Comfortable accommodation can be found right in the heart of the village, ideal for those wanting to enjoy a perfect weekend away.

HERITAGE IN MORPETH

Morpeth has a rich heritage and was instrumental in the development of the Hunter Valley. Morpeth is National Trust – classified and is a living museum with beautifully preserved buildings. There is a range of heritage buildings and sites to explore in Morpeth.

HISTORY

Morpeth is a living museum with its rich heritage, beautifully preserved buildings, uneven cobble stone paths and unique walkways. Explore the history of what was one of the most important river ports in New South Wales.

WHAT’S ON IN MORPETH

There’s plenty happening in Morpeth. The Morpeth Museum, Morpeth Gallery and Morpeth traders host an array of fun and cultural activities throughout the year. You’ll find all the events and activities happening across Morpeth below.

June 2019
30Jun

Street Eats Get Together – Morpeth

Sunday, Queens Wharf Morpeth
July 2019
05Jul

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Friday, Morpeth
13Jul

Greet Grug at Morpeth – Booksigning

Saturday, Morpeth Gallery
13Jul

Morpeth Ghost & Heritage Tour

Saturday, Morpeth
26Jul

Morpeth Courthouse Museum Ghost Hunt

Friday, Morpeth
August 2019
02Aug

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Friday, Morpeth
17Aug

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Saturday, Morpeth
September 2019
15Sep

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Sunday, Morpeth
18Sep

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Wednesday, Morpeth
October 2019
17Oct

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Thursday, Morpeth
31Oct

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Thursday, Morpeth
November 2019
14Nov

Historic Morpeth Cruise

Thursday, Morpeth
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