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Places nearby Carrowbrook

Carrowbrook

Carrowbrook is a picturesque 25 minute drive from Singleton and it also has the attraction of Lake St Clair. The lake, which nestles in the undulating hills of the Hunter Valley, was formed behind the walls of Glennies Creek Dam after its completion in 1983.

Carrowbrook: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lostock Dam


Lostock Dam is a minor rock fill and clay core embankment dam a concrete lined, flip bucket spillway across the Paterson River upstream the village of East Gresford in Hunter region of New South Wales. The dam's purpose includes flood mitigation, irrigation, water supply and conservation. Mini hydro-power facilities were retrofitted 2010.

Commenced in 1969 and completed in 1971, Lostock Dam is a minor dam on the Paterson River, a tributary of the Hunter River, and is located approximately 65 kilometres from both Maitland and Singleton, and also 93 kilometres north-west of Newcastle, on the upper reaches of the river.

The dam was built by Dumez Australia under contract to the New South Wales Water Department of Land and Water Conservation following the drought of 1964 to 1966. At that time there was a need for a water conservation storage in Paterson Valley to stabilise and further develop rural productivity.




Paterson River Road
Lostock, NSW, 2311

Located 14.8K from Carrowbrook

Carrowbrook: Activities

Lake St Clair provides Singleton with a water supply and abundant areas for exciting recreational pursuits, such as water skiing, boating, swimming and fishing.

The Lake has been stocked with Bass, Perch and Catfish, and restocking of recreational sport fish is ongoing.

The recreational area provides attractive areas for camping and picnics.

Carrowbrook: Events

Historic Movies Under The Stars


Come along for a unique evening of historic movies under the stars, in the forested mountains high above the Hunter Valley.

Entertaining and historic films include short films from the 1920s to the 1950s, plus the classic 1946 Australian feature film 'Bush Christmas'. The films are all suitable for children.

The films will be screened on a traditional reel to reel projector with the surrounding forest providing a fitting ambience.

Bring your own drinks, comfortable chairs or rugs to sit on the grass, plus supper to share. Tea and coffee will be provided. You can also bring a picnic or barbecue dinner to enjoy before the movies begin.

Self-contained cabins, camping and a bunkhouse are available if you wish to stay at Callicoma Hill overnight.

Bookings are essential for both the movies and accommodation.


Event Dates
2016
      19th Nov


529 Mount Royal Road,
Mount Royal via Singleton
Mount Royal, NSW, 2330

Located 3.2K from Carrowbrook

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