Horse lovers take note - Scone is officially known as the horse capital of Australia and is reputed to be the second biggest horse-breeding town in the world.

Nestled in the Upper Hunter Valley, Scone is home to over 65 horse studs, an award winning Racecourse, Lake Glenbawn, Burning Mountain and many more unique and diverse attractions.

Scone is also home to three award winning vineyards namely, Tyrell's Lake Glenbawn, Birnam Wood and Winbourne Wines. Tasting is available at specific times during the year at both Birnam Wood & Winbourne Wines.The Australian Stock Horse Society have their head office Scone, facilitating and registering all stockhorse in Australia, they also have a museum that is open on weekdays between 9am - 5pm.

The Scone Horse Festival in May reflects the town's proud reputation with over 10 days of rodeos, street parades and stock sales, coming before the massive six week Hunter Horse Expo in September. Other attractions include the town's old jails and courthouses, heritage parks, buildings and nearby winery.

Temperatures for Scone

Scone has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Scone is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 15 °c.

Scone has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Scone is approximately 17 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 3 °c.


Featured Scone Activities and Tours

Two Day Australian Outback Station Farm Stay, Rest and Relaxation Adventure
from $1239.00

Take a beautiful scenic flight from Sydney to Corynnia Station, situated on the edge of the Great Australian Outback on the famous Hay Plains. Your overnight Outback Farm Stay includes flights, meals,...

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