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Welcome to our home in Barrington Tops

Enjoy the tranquil country air or feed the Kangaroos, native bird life and the local possums. At night the sky is ablaze with a million stars. This western red cedar 3 bedroom house is tastefully fitted out to meet every need including pool table, spa bath, log fire, Free WiFI, satellite TV, A/C, big kitchen and a spacious balcony with BBQ. The Tennis court and swimming pool are 40m away. All linen and blankets are provided.

We hope you enjoy your stay.

Your hosts Gary and Cheryl

Our Place

Blackwattle is close to Barrington Tops, Chichester Dam, National Park & Dungog. You’ll love our place because of the views, the ambience, the high ceilings hand crafted from beautiful rich red cedar. The location is remote and so peaceful, people in Dungog are so friendly, enjoy the pool table, bbq, tennis court and pool plus the warm fire place. Blackwattle is good for couples, families (with kids), and big groups.
Dungog has 3 pubs, 3 clubs, a local boutique brewery, 3 cafe's, a pizzeria and a IGA.

Blackwattle has been featured in on both Getaway and Sydney Weekenders and chosen as the local place to stay for celebrities attending the Dungog Film Festival including the touring UK band "Mumford and Sons"


Blackwattle at Barrington Tops is a 3.5 hour drive from Sydney and a 1.5 hour drive from Newcastle. The nearby town is Dungog an easy 20 minute drive, where you can stock up on food and drinks. The tennis court and swimming pool are located 40m away at the bottom of the hill. 

Don’t Miss

Be sure to explore the surroundings, Jerusalem Creek trail is a 10 minute drive away, with plenty of picnic spots and natural waterfalls. 

Chichester dam is a five minutes drive and is a must see attraction. 

Don't forget to checkout what's on in Dungog, with monthly markets, country shows, annual polo matches and the historic James Cinema home of the Dungog Film Festival. 

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