Wollombi

Extending the Luxury Accommodation Experience; The Perfect Picnic Possie

  • September 22, 2015
Extending the Luxury Accommodation Experience; The Perfect Picnic Possie

Extending the feeling of luxury and indulgence outdoors is a fine line between authentic happening and overproduced catering. We live for the creative process to develop the perfect luxury picnic possie drawing inspiration and foundation from untouched ancient landscapes. Old meets new. Country meets city.With over 800 acres of wildlife sanctuary and historical farmland it is easy to find a myriad of plots to perch a pituresque picnic, luxury luncheon or outdoor bush lounge room with friends or family. We cater mostly to couples for picnics and luncheons and small intimate groups for special...

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Did someone say Girly Weekend PAMPER PACKAGE Weekend Away???

  • March 16, 2014
Did someone say Girly Weekend PAMPER PACKAGE Weekend Away???

Did someone say Girly Weekend Away PAMPER PACKAGE???Here’s an idea: grab 7 of your bestest best friends together for a well-deserved weekend of pure unadulterated luxurious pampering!Less than two hours from Sydney, arrive in Wollombi to crackling wood fire lit cabins (no need to get the hands dirty), a chilled glass of local bubbles, cheese board and nibbles and one of our fave local musicians strumming a few preselected classics. Relax and unwind for a few hours to the sounds of nothing but nature as you breathe in deep lungfuls of clean fresh country air in the outdoor steaming spa....

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Escape to the Hunter Valley for a Café Wollombi Theme Night!

  • March 10, 2014
Escape to the Hunter Valley for a Café Wollombi Theme Night!

Café Wollombi Spanish night was an absolute hit! You could taste the love in the food, the live flamenco guitarist underlining the Spanish theme of the evening and there were a few sorry sangria heads the next day for sure!  Each dish carried itself with great zesty flavours, colours and balance. Starters included a teasing tasting plate with very naughty jamon croquette, gazpacho, frittata and olives. I chose the Paella as the main, which compared with some of the best I’ve had from seasoned Spanish chefs. I guess that’s because some serious passion and love went into the classic and notoriously...

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What will you do Melbourne Cup 2014?

  • March 10, 2014
What will you do Melbourne Cup 2014?

A stand out local event for me was certainly the 2013 GNTP Laguna Melbourne Cup event. Why bother with all the hassle & madness in the city when you can pull up your pumpkin coach in a unique Australian setting within the Wollombi Valley? I seriously encourage those thinking of something different this year for Melbourne Cup 2014 to head to Blair Athol Estate Wollombi for a few days and do it like they do in the Valley!Outstanding team spirit and hospitality, activities, competitions, sweep & draws music and apparently some horse race on the big screen, GNTP had it all last year. The food...

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