Things To Do
Wollombi General Store
Situated in the heart of Wollombi village our historic general store supplies fresh bread, milk, fruit, vegetables, meat, groceries and local produce. We refill 9kg gas bottles, and deliver both 45kg and 18kg bottles locally.We have a good general knowledge of people and events locally, and can help most people with information and guidance. Enjoy a fresh barista made coffee and a sweet treat at the HARP OF ERIN GALLERY that adjoins the general store while you are there or a delicious gelato from the Gelato Bar. The store also showcases local arts and crafts.
Twine Home Store
Built in 1842 the home of Twine Home Store began it's life as "The Court of Petty Sessions" and is the oldest surviving building in Wollombi. The store is stocked with a wide variety of local and internationally sourced finds, the majority of which are either created sustainably or following fair trade practices.
Great Northern Trading Post
The Great Northern Trading Post retains the laid-back atmosphere and rustic charm of 1870 when it all began as “Ye Olde Horse Wagon Trading Post”. Originally a watering hole for the bullock teams lugging development into the Hunter Valley,Full range of Beer, Wine & Spirits. Home cooked meals for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week. Live Music and Dinner from 6.00pm on Friday Nights. Allpress Coffee and light snacks. ULP/Diesel, Swap & Go Gas.
Laguna Village Providore
Our deli & providore delights are sourced locally & beyond; we also have in store seasonal produce from Wollombi Valley locals such as honey, eggs and garlic. A wide range of specially selected Hunter Valley produce: fine cheeses, olive oils, jams and relishes, and so much more.
Village of Wollombi Historic Walks
Village of Wollombi Historic Walks Historical Wollombi 1km – An easy walk that takes in the historic buildings and surrounds of Wollombi, a map is available at the Wollombi Museum. Wollombi Brook 1km – A gentle walk that follows the Wollombi Brook, beginning at the Wollombi road west of the cemetery.
The Great North Road extends north from Sydney to the Hunter Valley. The Convict Trail, built 1826-1836 follows the route of the 240k Great North Road. Most of this road continues to be used today; offering an alternative, slower paced scenic route between Sydney and the Hunter. One can explore the brilliant engineering works created by hundreds of convicts - many working in leg-irons. See relics like stone retaining-walls, wharves, culverts, bridges & buttresses along the entire length of the Great North Road from Sydney suburbs to Wisemans Ferry, Wollombi, Bucketty or Broke, or while walking in Dharug & Yengo National Parks.
Great North Road Walks
Walking and Cycle Tours: this 42km section of the original road lies between Wisemans Ferry and Mt Manning and is called the Old Great North Road. Wonderfully, it is closed to motorised traffic where you can explore and examine the fine convict relics by foot or mountain bike. There are a variety of routes and destinations that catering for all levels of interest and fitness or even try an overnight hike.