Romantic Retreat

Looking to spoil your partner? Maitland is the ideal place to earn some brownie points.


Leave your worries behind and make your way to Tranquil Vale Vineyard. Maitland’s only working vineyard, Tranquil Vale also offer accommodation, including a loft suite with a balcony overlooking the vines, which will provide the perfect base for your romantic retreat.

After checking in and sampling some of the award winning wines, you’re off to COQUUN, where you will be treated to a variety of dishes inspired by the native food bowl, with the added bonus of looking out over the Hunter River.


Take the opportunity to have a lazy start to the day, and then make the short trip to True Cafe and Chocolate in Lochinvar for breakfast. While you’re there, you may even be tempted to try some of their homemade chocolate and ice cream.

After breakfast, it’s off to The Levee where you can grab a coffee before browsing a variety of retail stores, or simply take in the picturesque views as you stroll along the Riverwalk. Just across the Belmore Bridge, lunch awaits at Muse Kitchen Lorn.

After returning to your accommodation to unload your wares and freshen up for the evening, it’s off to dinner at Boydells Cellar Door and Restaurant in Morpeth. The unique venue, combined with an ever evolving menu and exceptional wine list are sure to leave you f provide you with an unforgettable experience.


You’ve only just scratched the surface of what Maitland has to offer, so if there is no need to rush back to reality, why not spend one more morning indulging in what Maitland has to offer. 

The Orange Tree provides the ideal location for your final breakfast, affording you the opportunity of enjoying breakfast with the picturesque backdrop of the Hunter River. Before you depart, we strongly recommend a visit to Icky Sticky Patisserie, whose decadent mix of sweet treats have previously seen people lined up around the corner!

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