Incredible Restaurant Opens in Scone THE COTTAGE

By / 22nd July, 2015 / What to do / Off

The Cottage Restaurant

Absolutely Incredible Restaurant in Scone.

THE COTTAGE RESTAURANT.   Originally the old Scone Rural Lands Protection Board cottage in the main street of Scone is now the towns newest restaurant and tapas room.

You can expect the chef’s signature dry aged beef and charcuterie to be on the menu in the casual, yet sophisticated fully renovated cottage. With the two front rooms bringing some “city” to the country offering share food, in a wine bar atmosphere. While the two larger dining rooms, terrace and courtyard seat diners for the à la carte menu.

The restaurant will also cater for functions and private dining as well as plans to host seasonal events showcasing some of the regions best produce and wine.

Scone Literary Long Weekend

By / 2nd June, 2015 / Event, What to do / Off

Scone Literary Long Weekend 2015 October Long Weekend. 3rd October – 5th October

Scone Literary Long Weekend – What is the future of publishing? Will the printed word become obsolete? Will paper books become dusty items relegated to antique shops? Or will digital and paper books continue to co-exist?

We have taken ‘Maintain the Page’ as our motto here in Scone where we’ll be reining in a superb collection of authors to discuss their latest books. Come up to Scone and immerse yourself in ‘the word’ – whether it be acoustic, printed or digitally enhanced.


By / 2nd June, 2015 / Event, What to do / Off

Held at Aberdeen in the Upper Hunter Valley over two days. The Games are a gathering of bands, clans, dancers, heavy events competitors, state, interstate and local tug-of-war teams, Scottish and Celtic stall holders from Sydney and regional New South Wales and interstate to celebrate the Scottish history of the Upper Hunter. It is the final event of Scottish Australia Heritage Council’s Heritage Week.

The games, on the first Saturday of July each year, involve some 23 events take place at Jefferson Park, Aberdeen. There are stalls providing food and Scottish displays. Such displays represent traditional Scottish culture and recreation. On the Saturday evening a ceilidh is held at the local high school and on the Sunday morning the traditional Kirkin of the Tartan takes place at St Mark’s church.

The next Aberdeen Highland Games commences on Saturday,4 July 2015 and promises to be better than ever. Open Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Strathearn Park Lodge in Breeze Magazine Issue 9

By / 20th August, 2014 / On the Property, The Lodge / Off

Strathearn Park lodge was recently featured in Breeze Magazine Central Coast. Breeze Magazine is an online lifestyle magazine and we have included the link and article below for you to read. Many of the photographs you see on our website were taken by the team both at Designit4u & Breeze. Just click the cover below to read this fantastic article on our wonderful part of the world.
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Two new grand foals

By / 28th November, 2013 / On the Property, What to do / Off

If you’re a grand parent seven times over when you have foals born on your property are they your grand foals?

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