CESSNOCK At A Glance
The gateway to Australia’s oldest wine region, Cessnock turns on the charm with its quaint shopfronts, heritage buildings and homegrown country hospitality. Guesthouses to tour-based companies, Cessnock is the backbone to the Hunter Valley’s thriving tourism industry. But what makes Cessnock a real standout is its outdoorsy lifestyle with broad family appeal.
The gateway to the Hunter Valley, Cessnock is a thriving town filled with an abundance of charm and history.
Explore the smaller pockets of the Hunter Valley, such as Mount View Road, located just a ten-minute drive from Cessnock.
Cessnock was named by Scottish settler John Campbell, after his grandfather's baronial Cessnock Castle in Galston, East Ayrshire.
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