Affordable family getaway

Enjoy a kid friendly visit to Maitland without the financial strain. From parks and picnics, to Maitland Regional Art Gallery, and Morpeth Museum there will be something for every family member.


Let the kids burn off some energy by visiting some of the best parks in the area while staying in Maitland.

You and the children will love exploring around Morpeth Common which hosts the Avenue of Trees, some small ponds and a number of bird species. You will also love hanging out at the picnic tables whilst the kids take advantage of the great play equipment.

Make sure to stop off at Maitland Park, there you will find an impressively sized playground with great spaces to run and play and caters for children of all abilities. Maitland Park is also home to Maitland Aquatic Centre which boasts an indoor and outdoor pool and a splash pad for the kids.



Adventure your way through Maitland at stops that won’t break the bank and are sure to delight the whole family!

You and the kids will love visiting Maitland Regional Art Gallery, with more than 6,000 works. The Gallery is a community driven, public gallery, which is welcome to everyone and free to enter.

Visit Morpeth Museum to learn about the historic riverside township of Morpeth and its people. Tocal Homestead is also open on Sundays March to November where you can do a self guided tour of the colonial farm which dates back to the 1830s.


Enjoy a classic pub meal perfect for the family at The Regal Inn. Let the kids run in the playground overlooking the sweeping valley. Other kid friendly establishments with playgrounds include The Windsor Castle Hotel, The Bank and The Bradford Hotel

If you’re after a lunch with a Mexican style make sure to check out El Chapos in High Street, Maitland. This stop will leave you and the kids raving after you try their nachos, tacos quesadillas, and that’s not even mentioning dessert!


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