Things to see & do..

Once you arrive here at Castle Rock Farm Stay & Ride you will find it hard to leave!

As there is plenty to do for the whole family..

Things to see & do at our farm stay:-

  • 5 motocross tracks (if you have your own bike/quad)

  • Simply exploring the 67acres!

  • Meeting our farm animals - cows, alpacas, horse chooks & ducks

  • Feeding the animals (if you wish) 2 Alpacas - 'Garry & Larry', 9 cows, 'Gus' the Highland cow, 'Holly' the horse, chooks & ducks

  • Feed our pet ducks when they wonder over from the dam - kitchen scraps or we have a food bin on the front deck - they will eat from your hand)!!!

  • Fresh farm egg collecting

  • Swimming in the pool

  • Pool volleyball

  • Basketball

  • Totem tennis which is a hit for most guests!

  • Soccer/football

  • Outdoor games - battle blocks, Bocce

  • Indoor games - board games/card games - for all ages, lego/mobilo, books

  • Sitting on the deck soaking up the sun looking out to the beautiful views!

  • or relaxing by the fire pit & watching our amazing sunsets!!!

Places to see:-

If you would like to venture out, there is plenty to see & do. We have an array of books/brochures here at our farm stay for you to flick through which we have listed a few below...

  • Hunter Belle Cheese Factory/Cafe - Muswellbrook (15km)

  • Pukara Estate (Olive grove) - Muswellbrook (6.9km)

  • Hunter Valley Camels - Denman (8.6km)

  • Two Rivers Wines - Denman (18km)

  • Small Forest Wines - Denman (14km)

  • Hollydene Estate Wines - Jerrys Plains (21km)

  • Hunter Valley Zoo - Nulkaba (103km)

  • Barrington Tops National Park - (102km)

  • Walk the Walk - Giants Leap - Sandy Hollow, Lake Glenbawn

Book a tour:-

You can also pre-book tours to the above places

  • Upper Hunter Day Tour

  • Lucky's Hunter Valley Tours

  • Scone Country Tours

Dining out:-

Pubs/Clubs/Restaurants/Cafes

See brochures supplied at farm stay

Beautiful neighbouring country towns:-

Denman - nestled at the base of the Wollemi National Park & between vineyards, horse studs & olive groves, Denman is the Upper Hunter's centre for wine tasting & sampling local produce. Enjoy the great food in one of Denman's cafes & restaurants from pub grub, pavement cafes to a la carte dining, cellar doors or visit the Pukara Estate olive groves & tasting room. Walk to Denman lookout & cast your eye down the Hunter Valley & over to the extraordinary Wollemi National Park.

Sandy Hollow - The dramatic sandstone hills of the Giant's Leap overshadow this quiet township which borders the Wollemi National Park between Denman & Merriwa. Enjoy the natural landscape & hospitality of country life. Enjoy a meal at the newly renovated   pub - the 'Tourist Hotel'.

Gundy - is home to the historic 'Linga Longa Inn Hotel' where the famous 'Chris Hemsworth' visited this year on his trip to the Barrington Tops for his project working to save the endangered Tasmanian Devils. Lunch at the pub is one of the most popular things to do in the Upper Hunter! The village of Gundy is on the Pages River, has a general store, historic church & a town hall which hosts a traditional country Anzac Day service & the Gundy Ball in November.