A Visit to the Historic Hunter Valley

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A Visit to the Historic Hunter Valley

<p>The Hunter Valley offered the early colony an abundance of natural resources, including red cedar, coal, lime, salt and fertile land for agriculture. Explore Newcastle’s founding and then visit

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The Hunter Valley offered the early colony an abundance of natural resources, including red cedar, coal, lime, salt and fertile land for agriculture. Explore Newcastle’s founding and then visit historic villages, vineyards and their heritage from the comfort of your chair.


SUGGESTED READING

  • Macquarie’s Kingdom – Almis Simankevicius, Good Walking Books, 2004
  • The Wines & History of the Hunter Valley – James Halliday & Ray Jarrett, 1999


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The founding of Newcastle
  • Tour of Newcastle
  • Christchurch Cathedral
  • Hunter Valley villages
  • Wineries


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a greater appreciation of the Hunter Valley.
  2. Be confident of undertaking their own journey through the Hunter Valley.