Hunter Valley

Country House

Belltrees Shearing Shed

kayaking down the hunter river


Welcome to Belltrees, home of the White family since 1831 and one of Australia’s most famous rural properties. It is approximately 9000 ha (22,000 acres) in size and located along the Hunter River, upstream of Lake Glenbawn in the rich and fertile Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales , Australia.

At the heart of the Belltrees property and the centre piece to the valley, stands proud, the main Belltrees Homestead (1908), in company with other fine buildings of the past; St James Chapel (1887), original colonial homestead (1836) (now museum), Trading Store (1837)(now office), Shearing Shed (©1880), Primary School, Country House and a selection of Cottages located along the Hunter River.

Guests have been visiting Belltrees from all around the world since early days but formally since 1988. Couples, families and even small conference groups wanting to escape the city life come to Belltrees to enjoy a leisurely farm stay break and to soak up the early pioneering history and rural atmosphere that is unique to Belltrees.

Explore the famous Upper Hunter wineries or watch fast and furious Polo matches at nearby Polo Clubs; tour a World renowned Thoroughbred Horse Stud, shop in local towns and villages around the Upper Hunter or wonder thru the magnificent Barrington Tops National Park; all within an easy drive of Belltrees.

Come and enjoy the Belltrees experience; understand the early pioneering history and absorb the culture of the Australian country.  

Take a tour with us now……

Belltrees Homestead