A key attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol housed some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals and has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years.
The historic town of Morpeth is a boutique shopping and dining precinct on the Hunter River. It’s fascinating history, beautiful position on the River and a diverse range of boutiques, cafes, galleries, scenery and the Morpeth Museum, make Morpeth a popular escape.
Tocal Homestead is one of Australia's finest collections of colonial farm buildings dating from the 1830's. The Homestead is open to visitors Sundays from March to November.
Antiques & Op Shops
If you believe everything old is new again, antique and op shops are not hard to stumble upon in Maitland.
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Award winning art gallery that features eleven exhibition spaces in three distinct wings across two levels that is well worth a visit.
Walka Water Works
A popular picnic and recreation area in the Maitland district, steeped in history that gives it a special place in the Lower Hunter's heritage. Over 300 species of birdlife and walking trails surround the large lake area.
Coffee at The Levee
Enjoy a wander down The Levee, in Central Maitland and be spoilt for choice with coffee and cafés.
Shop at The Levee
The Levee is a hive of activity, offering a range of entertainment and dining options along with national and independent retailers.