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The Wickham Park is often the center of various activities in the city. From hosting popular music fests to providing ample of recreational opportunities, the park is a favorite among all ages.
The Richardson Park Reserve is a triangular ground dotted with trees around it. The park is primarily used for sports such as cricket, however it is a public ground and hence is open to everyone. For more details please call ahead.
Nothing compares to the noble deed of imparting knowledge to young, impressionable minds. At Newcastle Grammar School, they know exactly how important a good, well-rounded education is in the competitive world today. And hence it strives to give its students just that, through their school curriculum, extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. This fine educational institution also encourages its students to play wide a range of sports like hockey and cricket, tennis and netball, basketball and soccer.
A modest open space, with a line of trees bordering it King Edward Park is a public ground used for picnics, cultural events and other leisurely activities. There is a small gazebo located in the center of the park, offering visitors a place to hang out and relax. The ground also offers facilities like electronic barbecues and public toilets.
Boasting of fantastic views, the Brewery Queens Wharf is a dynamic entertainment destination that boasts of the finest bands and special shows. It is equipped with spacious and contemporary restaurants and bars that host important events. All in all, the venue combines great food and entertainment options with beautiful views.
Founded in 1817, the Christ Church Cathedral is a church that retains its old charm and embraces modern ideas as well. For more details, check website.
The Pacific Park is a good recreational place for people living in the vicinity. Several popular events and shows like Shakespeare in the Park have been hosted here. A must visit location while you're in the city.
The main campus of the nationally and internationally renowned university, the University of Newcastle at Callaghan is a public university that offers a comprehensive syllabus. With its campuses spread across various cities in New South Wales, and also as far away as Singapore, this university sees an impressive enrollment for its academic programs and degrees, especially for its Bachelor of Medicine program for which it implements problem-based learning. See the website to know more.
While a number of tourists queue up for photographs at the The Gap (park), South Head and Watsons Bay lookouts, there is plenty of space to spread out a picnic blanket at Green Point Reserve. Tucked away at the back of a dead-end street next to the equally-secluded Camp Cove, this grassy cliff-top has sweeping 180-degree views of Oz's own Emerald City. Watching the fiery red glow reflect off the water as the sun sinks behind the mountains is as romantic as it gets. For more details, contact the Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre.
Not to be confused with Canada's capital city, this Toronto lies in the Australian territory of New South Wales. Its scenic town square has been an important meeting place for the gentle townsfolk since ages now. As with most town squares, this one too is often photographed by travelers who are enticed by the architecture of the surrounding buildings. Community and cultural events take place here frequently amid much fanfare and celebrations.
Since taking over a established business in 1996, Janette and Jorg Gartelmann have earned a huge number of medals as well as four stars in the Winestate Shiraz competition. The classic Hunter wines are all featured here Semillon, Unwooded Chardonnay, Shiraz as well as some innovative new blends such as a Chenin Blanc, with sweet, fresh pineapple and sweet herbal aromas, and Tropical Fruit Flavor Honeydew Melon, Passion Fruit and Ripe Pineapple, with a lemony acid finish. You can also choose from a delicious assortment of olive oils and indulge in some tasting sessions. Check website for more details.
One of the Valley's most popular boutique wineries, Capercaillie offers up some distinctive Hunter reds that will be worth keeping an eye on in the years to come. If you are gift-shopping, you will also find Capercaillie worth a visit for its range of arts and crafts, made by local artists, which are displayed in the adjoining gallery.