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"Mare & foal", a bronze sculpture by Gabriel Sterk, at Elizabeth Park

Scone is a town of 3400 people in the Upper Hunter Valley and is known as the horse capital of Australia.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

By train[edit]

1 Scone Station Scone railway station on Wikipedia marks the terminus of the Hunter Line in the Intercity rail network with trains from Newcastle (which means you can use your Opal card), passing Maitland before branching towards and passing Greta, Branxton, Singleton and Muswellbrook. However, the number of trains at terminate at Scone is limited: on weekdays, the train leaves Newcastle Interchange at 3:18AM, 4:29PM and 5:59PM, and leaves at 3:55AM and 2:24PM on weekends. A timetable from TfNSW can be found here.

Scone is on the Main North railway line between Sydney and Armidale, and NSW Trainlink services the town daily.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Lake Glenbawn Recreation Area. Lake Glenbawn Park (Q21931539) on Wikidata Lake Glenbawn on Wikipedia
  • Gaol Museum.


  • 1 Scone Horse Festival, White Park. Held from late April to early May, the festival includes a parade, rodeo and other events.





Go next[edit]

Routes via Scone
END N  HUN – Scone Branch  SE  AberdeenMuswellbrookNewcastle Interchange
TamworthMurrurundi N A15 S  AberdeenMuswellbrook

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