Thornton is an expanding suburb with residential developments along with a collection of shops, businesses, light industry and services. Thornton is situated just off the New England Highway making it extremely accessible for all travellers.

Take the kids to enjoy a fast paced activity at Xtreme Indoor Go Kart Racing or let the kids bounce to their hearts content at the Flip Out trampoline arena. Stop in and explore Mortel’s Sheepskin Factory and take a tour learning about the process of how ugg boots are made or purchase a quality Australian product to take home.

Quick Facts

Thornton is a suburb of Maitland in New South Wales. It is located approximately 127kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 16.61 square kilometres. Thornton has a recorded population of 8062 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Thornton we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Thornton and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.