Singleton founded in the 1820's and named after Benjamin Singleton, one of the first settlers in the region, is one of Australia's oldest towns. However, if you wish to explore beyond the township of Singleton, you will discover an abundance of rolling foothills, boutique wineries and beautiful guesthouses that capture the natural ambience of the Hunter Valley.
Townships of particular interest include Broke and Jerrys Plains. Beautiful gardens, historical and cultural sites, horse and cattle studs alongside the technical sophistication of the towns powerful mining operations are all part of what Singleton has to offer.
Singleton can actually boast of having Australia's oldest winery, the largest Sundial in the World and the biggest Solar Farm in the Southern Hemisphere. A short drive from Singleton will further reveal the aquatic paradise of Lake St Clair, a man-made lake popular for all types of water activities.
Singleton has a comprehensive calendar of events for visitors to enjoy. Less than three hours drive from Sydney, Singleton is a great place to live or visit for a satisfying weekend.