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Explore Upper Hunter Country

Visit Upper Hunter Country for its stunning wilderness and country hospitality. If you’re into horse riding, camping or fishing you’ll be spoilt for choice. Explore our world class horse studs, historic homesteads, charming villages, wineries and restaurants. The only problem will be squeezing it all in.

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Festival of the Fleeces

The Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces celebrates the merino industry that has shaped this community. You will find over 100 market stalls, family attractions, shearing demonstrations, team penning championships, sheep yard dog trials, whip cracking, Australian wool fashion parade, live music, vintage vehicle displays and fireworks.
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