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Handmade in the Hunter Markets

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Just first day out we found this market selling genuine home made local products. Handicrafts, Wood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
avisingh24
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Sydney, Australia
Cooks Arm Alpacas

The most divine owner Judy has hand spun which she creates into lovely scarves. One was almost too... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2019
Carolyn Z
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Sydney, Australia
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Handmade in the Hunter Markets - where you will discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by Hunter Valley artisans. As the longest running and most popular, meet-the-maker market in the vineyards, you will meet and talk with...more
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5 Halls Rd | Cnr of Broke Rd and Halls Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just first day out we found this market selling genuine home made local products. Handicrafts, Wood work,Jams and Preserves, Honey, Dried Ginger,Turmeric Powder and even Red Hot Chilli sauces ! Loved its friendly, relaxed, country atmosphere with helpful stall holders explaining their products.More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for stopping by and having a look. We take pride in the fact that we are "handmade in the Hunter" so that all that you saw and experienced was truly Hunter Valley made. Please come back anytime and visit. It will always...More

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

The most divine owner Judy has hand spun which she creates into lovely scarves. One was almost too hard to resist. Just a bit too short. Well, Judy is making me one of the right length. To consider when looking at the price, (Alpaca is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

I am thrilled by your excitement for Judy's work. She truly is an artist when it comes to spinning and knitting alpaca wool. I will pass on your praises and words of encouragement to her. Thanks so much for calling into the market. Hope to...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018

These markets are always so great. Locally made products, lovely friendly service, and good bargains. Every time I visit these markets there seems to something new and different to buy. Christmas shopping now finished!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Thank you so much for your on-going support and love for handmade. We are really proud of what we stand for and it's loyalty like yours that makes what we do so worthwhile.

Reviewed April 10, 2018

The markets are small-ish but sell WAY better stuff that the ordinary markets as all the products are handmade in the Hunter Valley - not imported from who-knows-where. The owners who migrated to Australia nearly 20 years ago (form USA) are super super nice and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

How lovely of you to write such a positive review! We are extremely proud of the fact that all the stallholders are passionate about their creative work and have a venue that supports them. In today's world of overseas.com, Handmade in the Hunter Markets is...More

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Love coming to the handmade in the Hunter Markets when in town. It’s great meeting the stall holders and makers and having a wander through. Such friendly people and being a regular, most remember us coming through. Definately worth a visit if you are in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Thanks so much for your loyalty and support, mazzma77! The stallholders are passionate about what they do and it is so much fun when we see regulars who love handmade as much as you do. And you are definitely right - the weather is a...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017

Handmade in the Hunter Markets is a true gem of the Hunter Valley. I visit the markets on a regular basis and there is always something different. With just a quick look around you can tell that the items are genuinely handmade - they are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Thank-you so much for your glowing review and feedback. I especially liked that you have reviewed us as both a customer and tour operator. This dual role means that you and the guests you bring to the market are an integral part of why you...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

Wonderful, cozy, relaxed, country feel .. what a wonderful place to visit and shop for fabulously unique gifts. Super impressed with all handmade and locally made products sold directly by the maker so great for a informed chat. Left feeling a little lighter in the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thanks so much for stopping by but even more for taking the time to write a review for us. I am so proud of the what this market stands for and love when others experience it and appreciate it as well. Please come back and...More

Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I expected a lot more. Their marketing on FB made me want to visit. What a disappointment. Kitch ,kitch nothing that is not at every other market around. Way smaller than given. A damn long drive to be to see the same old same old....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

I have no idea what you were expecting since all my stallholders work is listed on our website and is far from kitch and boring. I don't know any other market around that has Monte Dwyer, the loveable larrikin Today Show ex-weatherman and now author,...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

We loved chatting with the makers at these markets and the passion they had for their products. I bought a pesto which is to die for and some handmade pants for my niece which are just precious! I wish I had a healthier budget for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by this awesome creative community and even more so, for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so appreciative when people discover us and plan to come back again and again. Looking...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice local items, lemon butter was on our cards and we got it, it's smooth creamy texture, you can eat it with toast, or just use the spoon! Delicious! Cookies and cakes and wildfire pizza to keep you warm on those winter mornings!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Kazo14, Owner at Handmade in the Hunter Markets, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Thank you sooo much for enjoying our delightful market. Small intimate and entirely handmade.

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