Set inland in New South Wales, Pokolbin is an exciting outdoors-oriented destination, with a range of year-round activities for you and your travelling companions to enjoy. Spice up your visit with horseback riding, hot air ballooning, golfing, go-karting, and more. You can also enjoy the ample space of your own holiday cottage. The area's holiday accommodation ranges from small cabins and holiday apartments to large family holiday houses, some with private pools.
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Amenity filters are provided so you can tailor your search and find a beautiful property in Pokolbin. You can easily compare and find a holiday letting fitting your criteria in Pokolbin if you never miss an episode of your favourite show or you can't imagine a holiday without internet, as most rentals offer TV or Internet. Three features that aren't often available are Fishing, Pets allowed and Sauna.
The weather in Pokolbin
The above is a climate diagram for Pokolbin. On average, the warmest month is January. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 6° in July. The rainiest month is June while the driest month is September.
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Where to eat on your holiday in Pokolbin
Regardless of the time of the year, the food scene in Pokolbin remains varied and elegantly peppered with a delicious blend of seasonal produce. For exquisite delicacies enjoyed in a warm ambience, try EXP. and sample the Red Gate farmed quail paired with a wine from their extensive list. Contemporary Australian eatery Muse is another favourite for foodies in Pokolbin - try the fresh heirloom vegetables and wood-fired beef served with black garlic, served in a beautifully modern setting.
A culinary adventure in Pokolbin wouldn’t be complete without stopping at Amanda’s on the Edge. Famous for their simple but mouth-watering dishes, Amanda's offers quality meats and seafood creatively garnished with sauces and herbs. Their dazzling dessert board consists of tarts, gelato, jellies, mousses, and cakes. Finally, try Lillino’s Bar and Trattoria for the best of Italian served in a gorgeous rural setting.
Discover art and heritage in Pokolbin
The Hunter Valley is home to a number of artists, which has led to the development of a local arts scene that encompasses music, fine arts and crafts, sculptures, and performing arts. Visit the Cessnock Performing Arts Centre to take in a performance. Their roster includes live music, ballet, drama, and comedy, featuring both local and international touring companies.
Right nearby is the Cessnock Regional Art Gallery which holds exhibitions showcasing both local artists and work by more nationally-kown visual artists. CRAG also offers educational programs for students, the local community, and holidaymakers.
Family holidays in Pokolbin
Pokolbin has lots of activities to keep you and the family busy on holiday. If you're here for the wine, take a scenic balloon ride over the vineyards or explore them on horseback. Alternatively, enjoy an exceptional wine-tasting experience at family-friendly Scarborough Wines Co. while the kids are kept entertained with colouring activities and puzzles.
Animal lovers can stop at the Hunter Valley Zoo and experience an up-close encounter with marmosets, lemurs, tamarinds or meerkats, whilst confectionery fans can head to the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company to sample the chocolates and freshly-made fudge. In winter, the kids will love to run around Hunter Valley Gardens enjoying snowball challenges or skating.
Relax with a drink at Pokolbin's wineries
Thanks to the over 150 wineries populating Hunter Valley, much of Pokolbin's best nightlife takes place in the light of day, as you visit tasting rooms and cellar doors. Right in Pokolbin, you can stop by Mount Pleasant Wines, taste their selection, and visit their restaurant. De iuliis Wines is a great all-in-one. Their Cellar Door is light and airy, with lovely views of manicured gardens. Besides wine, the on-site restaurant, Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen, serves great breakfast and lunch.
For a more classic bar setting, head to Harrigan's Irish Pub. You can also get a good drink at the bar at cosy Goldfish Hunter Valley Restaurant.
Hunter Valley horseback riding and other adventures
Hunter Valley Horse Riding in neighbouring Rothbury is where to go to start your horseback riding excursion. One of the great advantages of an outing on horseback in this area is the chance to see wine country in a whole new way.
Shoppers should head to Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village. Besides boutiques and restaurants, you'll also find rides for the kids, an ersatz driving range, and beautiful gardens to stroll. Likewise fun for the whole family is Hunter Valley Chocolate Company, with a few locations in the area. Indulge in a fine range of handmade chocolate and a wide variety of freshly made fudge.
Go Karts Go, the region's biggest go-kart track at 850m long, is a fun outing for both you and the kids. For something a bit more natural, drive over to Werakata National Park for picnicking, wildlife-spotting, hiking, and bird-watching.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much should I expect to pay for a holiday letting in Pokolbin?
You can find a holiday home to suit your budget in Pokolbin, with prices starting from $200 per night.
What holiday rental amenities do people typically look for when visiting Pokolbin?
The most popular holiday letting amenity in Pokolbin is TV, followed by Internet in second place and Garden in third.
How many accommodation offers are there in Pokolbin?
You can browse 773 holiday lettings in Pokolbin, and find great deals from $200 per night.
Are pets permitted in holiday accommodation in Pokolbin?
Want to go on holiday with your dog? You'll find 42 pet-friendly holiday lettings in Pokolbin.
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