The Hunter Valley Highland Games is proudly hosted at Saltire Estate, a Scottish family-owned cellar door in the heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Region. The Games will be held at the following location:

Saltire Estate

113 Wilderness Road

Lovedale, NSW, 2325

How to get there

The Hunter Valley Highland Games will be hosted at Saltire Estate in Lovedale. The Estate is situated 2 hours from Sydney, 75 minutes from Muswellbrook and 50 minutes from Newcastle. Google Maps Link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/c4d2QxRAi4V8pLyz9

From Sydney via Pacific Motorway:
  • Follow Pacific Motorway then turn onto Hunter Expressway heading West.
  • Take the Lovedale Turn-off and then turn right onto wilderness road.
  • Follow along until you spot the Scottish flags on the left!

From Muswellbrook via New England Hwy:
  • Jump onto the New England Hwy Heading south and follow along until the Greta/Branxton Turn-off. Take the first exit and head towards Greta, following the New England Hwy.
  • Take a right onto Nelson St and follow the road all the way to Lovedale road, taking a right at the end.
  • Turn right onto wilderness road and continue until you see the waving Scottish flags on the left!

From Newcastle via Pacific Hwy:
  • Head onto Newcastle Link Rd towards the Hunter Expy and follow all the way to the Lovedale turn-off
  • Then, turn right onto wilderness road.
  • Follow along until you spot the Scottish flags on the left!

Once at Saltire:

Once you turn into Saltire Estate, you'll be greeted by the parking marshals. Follow the gravel road down to the event (It is about a kilometre drive, so don't be worried if it takes a while). At the end, you'll be assisted by more parking marshals who will help in guiding you to the parking area.


The Hunter Valley is home to a large range of breathtaking locations to stay overnight while travelling. While there is no accomodation at Saltire Estate, there is plenty of locations near the event where you can stay overnight. Lovedale, Pokolbin and Cessnock are all within a 20-minute drive from the event and it’s just a 30-minute drive to Maitland, Broke or Singleton.  If you are searching for accomodation in the Hunter Valley, we highly recommend visiting "VisitNSW" for more details