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Relax in this family-friendly lodge within The Barringtons Wilderness Estate adjoining Chichester Dam.

Enjoy the abundant wildlife, great valley and farmland views, bushwalking and fishing opportunities.

Take advantage of the ideal getaway destination, catering for couples, families or groups.



Lodge Details

Amble Lea Lodge is part of The Barringtons Wilderness Estate, a 20 minute drive from Dungog.

Guests have use of a salt water swimming pool and tennis court, as well as the common land, in total over 160 acres.

The lodge can sleep 10 guests in 3 bedrooms with 1 queen, 2 double and 4 single beds, the main bedroom with an ensuite.

It is air conditioned, has a slow combustion fire, well equipped kitchen and laundry facilities with outside barbeque.

The large bathroom has a 2 person spa bath.

The lounge has a cathedral ceiling, is comfortably furnished, with dining seating for 10 people, and a TV, DVD and CD player; bring your own CDs and DVDs.

Amble Lea is on the far boundary of the estate, a short walk from the swimming pool, tennis court and children's playground.

From the verandah there are beautiful views down the valley with farmland right next door and no doubt you will get a few visits from the local wallabies.


What to bring

To make your holiday totally enjoyable, don't forget your tennis racquets and balls, your swimming towels, walking shoes and favourite books, games, DVDs and CDs.


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Booking Information

Deposit - a minimum deposit of 50% is required at time of booking.

Final payment - on arrival.

The deposit is not refundable if booking is cancelled or amended less than 21 days prior to the due date of arrival (unless alternate booking confirmed).

Credit cards - Master Card, Bankcard or Visa - are accepted.

Check in - after 2:00pm.

Check out - by 10:00am unless prior arrangements made.

Minimum night bookings - apply on long weekends and mid week specials.

Inclusions - all rates include access to resort facilities and include linen and towels. However, please bring your own tennis racquets / balls and swimming towels.

Pets - to preserve wildlife on the estate, it is regretted that no pets are allowed but we can recommend a pet minding service nearby.

Please Note - No swimming is allowed in the dams.


Special and Tariffs

Standard Weekend Rates

     No of Nights          Rate per Night          Total Price    
2 $450 $900
3 $400 $1200


Standard Mid-week Rates

     No of Nights          Rate per Night          Total Price    
3 $400 $1200
4 $300 $1200


Public Holiday Weekend Rates (minimum 3 night booking)

     No of Nights          Rate per Night          Total Price    
3 $450 $1350
4 $450 $1800



  • Stay for 7 nights for $300 per night, total $2100.


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Where to Find Us

Amble Lea Lodge is situated in the Barrington Wilderness Estate at Bandon Grove in the foothills of the World Heritage Listed Barrington Tops National Park.

2.5 hrs from Sydney and 1.5 hours from Newcastle.

From our closest town of Dungog it is a beautiful 20 minute drive to the lodge and we are adjacent to Chichester Dam. 

The address is 1953 Chichester Dam Rd, Bandon Grove  NSW  2420


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