Country Weekend Coach Trip Lower Hunter Valley: Cessnock and Pokolbin

Gateway to the Hunter Valley, the districts of Cessnock and Pokolbin bask in diversity.

In the early days of settlement timber getting, agriculture and the discovery of coal brought population and prosperity to the area. Pokolbin is the centre of the Lower Hunter Valley Wine region where the production of world class wines has encouraged a flourishing tourist industry. Within easy reach of Sydney and Newcastle the picturesque countryside provides the perfect backdrop for weddings, conference, large scale entertainments, golf, wine tasting or simply the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. With many excellent restaurants and the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens, the area offers something for everyone. The visit covers a wide range of private homes embracing the latest ecological advances

The coach will depart Central Station from the street that gives access to the Country Trains main concourse of Central Station. Please be at the departure point at 9:30am for a 10:00am departure. The Coach will return to Central Station at approximately 4pm on Sunday.

Accommodation is at Wine Company Motor Inn (4 star), 5 – 7 Darwin Street, Cessnock.

Cost (all inclusive):

Twin share:

  • $637 National Trust Members
  • $647 Friends (limit of two per member)


  • $717 Members
  • $727 Friends (limit of two per member)

(Members may bring two friends.)

Tickets include:

  • Tickets to the inspections
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 2 hot breakfasts
  • 2 lunches and 2 dinners at the Motel
  • Entrance to the Wine Tasting on Friday evening.
  • Ticket Application Sheet

All cancellations must be made three weeks prior to departure. Book tickets by 9 October, 2019. For more information please call 9363 2401 or email