Within a pleasant 3.5-hour drive from Sydney or Canberra you can discover the riches of one of the most diverse and productive regions in Australia.
Discover the riches of 11 unique local towns and villages – a perfect fusion of warm country hospitality, dramatic landscapes and colourful history
Our region, with wineries, national parks, caves, museums, historical sites, hot air balloon adventures, art galleries, gold mining and farm gate sales.
Discover the riches of
Encompassing 11 unique towns and villages – a perfect fusion of warm country hospitality, fertile soil, dramatic landscapes and colourful history are coupled with vibrant arts, eclectic retail and an impressive food scene.
Known as “Australia’s Food Basket”, the region is fast becoming a destination to take a day, a week…or a lifetime to discover the villages.
Step back in time and explore one of the many Museums. Take in the settlement or rural history or venture further back into prehistoric times. Take time-out in nature with bush walking, panning for gold, or bike riding along quiet country lanes. Absorb the fresh air, country ambiance and overwhelming charm.
Refresh your senses with music, sculpture, artists, crafters, and retail therapy. Sample food and wine from the cellar doors and local produce straight from the paddock. Immerse yourself in country culture and events.
"Roam, Relax, Absorb, Refresh, Unwind…
Take a day, a week . . . Or a lifetime"
Local Characters and Legends
Each of the villages of the Region have their own unique history, charm, attractions and stories, but it is the people that make up the fabric of these places. The characters and legends are woven into the tapestry and flavour of the communities. From the tales of those gone by in history, to those on the committees or producing the food and attractions today, there is no doubt the area has produced more than its fair share of champions.