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Scenic beauty, heritage buildings, unique villages, welcoming people, an attractive lifestyle and convenient location are just some of the factors that lead visitors and residents alike to Maitland. At the heart of the city is Central Maitland, with its full range of shopping, business and civic functions as well as education, cultural and recreational services. Built on the banks of the Hunter River, which brought life and trade to the early city, Maitland is one of the oldest heritage rich regional centres in Australia.

Whether you are here for a visit, a short time or a lifetime, the one thing you can be sure of is that you're welcome in Maitland.

Maitland: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Levee Central Maitland

You're welcome at The Levee Central Maitland, the region's newest lifestyle precinct.

The heart of Maitland is changing and The Levee Shared Zone is now open. Drive through the precinct, browse through a mix of independent and national retail stores, stop for lunch or grab a coffee with friends.

Whether you are running errands, catching up with friends or embarking on a day of shopping, at The Levee you will find quirky keepsakes, retro goodies, homewares, artwork and fashions. You'll find a growing cafe culture and diverse choice of restaurants, small bars and hotels, which make eating and drinking at The Levee largely accessible and affordable.

Discover the old, the new, the river, the city.

The Life... The Style... The Levee.

High Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.0K from Maitland

East Maitland Heritage Walk

The architectural history of Maitland can be explored on foot using the heritage walks developed by the Maitland Visitors Information Centre.

The city of Maitland's many restored and heritage protected buildings date from as far back as the 1820's and serve as monuments to the pioneering days, when white settlers endeavoured to make their mark on the Hunter Valley's beautiful natural landscapes. The East Maitland Heritage Walk takes two and a half hours to walk, or twenty minutes to drive.

Attractions include Caroline Chisholm's cottage (1840), St. Peter's Church of England (1886) and 27 other old buildings and sites.

Informative maps giving the history of buildings can be obtained from the Maitland Visitors Centre, on the corner of New England Highway and Les Darcy Drive, Maitland.

Ministers Park,,
New England Highway,
Junction of High Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.3K from Maitland

Maitland Regional Art Gallery

Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) is situated in the Hunter region, 30 minutes west of Newcastle. It sits east of the Hunter Valley Vineyards and a very short distance from the Maitland Visitor Information Centre.

Steeped in history, the federation gothic building housing Maitland Regional Art Gallery is an awe inspiring example of early 1900's architecture. Officially opened in 1910, the building was constructed to house the Maitland Technical College, which it continued to do until 1987.

The MRAG Collection comprises more than 2800 paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs and limited edition prints, by Australian and international artists.

Many works from the MRAG Collection are on semi-permanent display throughout the building and grounds, and exhibitions of works from the collection are regularly featured in the MRAG exhibition program.

230 High Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.4K from Maitland

Maitland Markets

Maitland Market is held at the Maitland Showground and displays the best of home made, home grown and home baked goods, artisans, musicians, gourmet food and the finest quality craft ever assembled. With over 600 stalls, the market represents the Hunter Valley's cultural and artistic diversity.

There are second hand goods on sale, but most of the goods at Maitland are new and a large proportion of them are the work of the creative and predominantly local people who sell them. Maitland Markets are also a vehicle for local charities, and for visitors who like to come and experience shopping the way it used to be.

The market is held from 8am to 2pm on the first Sunday of each month excluding January and also on the third Sundays in October, November and December.

Maitland Showground,
Blomfield Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.9K from Maitland

Maitland: Events

Maitland Taste Food, Wine and Music Festival

Taste the difference, at the Maitland Taste Festival. Talk to the specialists in home grown produce for inspiration in your own garden, see local chefs create tempting dishes to excite your appetite, and taste the unique flavours of the Hunter.

At Maitland Taste enjoy a host of entertainment and activities for all ages including cooking demonstrations featuring celebrated Hunter chefs, indulge in the sparkling and seafood lane, and don't miss the cheese and beer tastings on offer.

Local Hunter restaurants will offer up the best the region has to offer, along with a multitude of market stalls throughout The Levee - laden with gourmet goodies, fresh local produce, artisan cheeses, delectable desserts, and fresh roasted coffee.

The festival will be featuring musicians performing over the weekend with artists and timetables to be announced soon.

Entry to the festival is free. For more information please contact the Maitland Visitor Information Centre.

High Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.0K from Maitland

Hunter Valley Steamfest

The Maitland Toyota Hunter Valley Steamfest is Australia's premier festival of steam. This year will welcome visitors from far and wide to experience all things steam.

Don't miss specialty steam train rides, vintage diesel rides, market stalls, road steam, mini steam train rides, face painting, The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences displays (previous known as the Powerhouse Museum), live entertainment and kid's activities.

Maitland and surrounds of the Hunter Valley
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.1K from Maitland

The Olive Tree Market at Maitland Regional Art Gallery

The Olive Tree Art and Design Market and Maitland Regional Art Gallery have come together to showcase the region's most talented contemporary artisans, designers and gourmet food producers throughout 2016.

Wander amongst vibrant eclectic stalls, meet the artists and discover work straight from the hands of the makers. Relax to the sounds of talented local musicians, enjoy great food, participate in artist run workshops and spend the day exploring the Art Gallery.

MRAG is a multi-award winning cultural facility and an excellent destination for those looking for entertaining and creative activities for the whole family, so bring along your picnic rug and make a day of it!

Event Dates
      26th Nov

230 High Street,
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.4K from Maitland

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars - Maitland

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is returning for another stellar season.

The free event kicks off at 5:30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster animation Kung Fu Panda Three screens at sundown.

Don't miss out on the most up to date event information by visiting the website or liking Newcastle Permanent on Facebook.

Event Dates
      13th Jan

Devonshire Street,
Maitland Park
Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.6K from Maitland

Hunter Valley Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat Show

The Hunter Valley Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat show held at Maitland Showground.

Its the Hunter Valley's number one outdoor event with over 200 exhibits, 4WD Display, Camp oven cooking, Fishing Show, Reptile Awareness Show and the Freestyle Bike Show!

Its a day for the whole family!

Event Dates
      26th May
      27th May
      28th May

Blomfield Street,
Maitland Showgrounds
South Maitland, NSW, 2320

Located 0.9K from Maitland

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