Maitland (New South Wales)
Local attractions in Maitland include the historic Maitland Gaol, the industrial history of the Walka Water Works, the historic river port town of Morpeth and the Maitland Regional Art Gallery.
Regular commuter train services connect Maitland with Newcastle, and less regularly with other towns in the Upper Hunter as far as Scone and Dungog. The XPT train to the NSW North Coast and Brisbane passes through Maitland three times a day in each direction, and the Xplorer train to Armidale and Moree passes through once a day in each direction.
Maitland Gaol-it is a very, very freaky place to visit because whilst it is an old, imposing sandstone constructed prison, it has all the "mod cons" such as razor wire and CCTV mountings in place-it was stll being used as a gaol within the past 15 years